Face Shape and Frame Style

A key part of choossing glasses, is finding out which frame suits your face.  Here, we will go through the most common face shapes and the best styles that will suit you the most...

face shape

'Square'

Square faces, can be best described as being widest along the jaw and forehead. 

There are many frame styles that suit the square face the best being Round or Oval styles. Avoid frames with sharp corners or angles. 

'Square'

Square faces, can be best described as being widest along the jaw and forehead. 

There are many frame styles that suit the square face the best being Round or Oval styles. Avoid frames with sharp corners or angles. 

Crystal | Clear Round Glasses
Crystal | Clear Round Glasses
£24
Glasses for Square face
PLD2053/S Polaroid | Round Sunglasses
PLD2053/S Polaroid | Round Sunglasses
£30
Sunglasses for Square face

Face shape

'Round'

 Round faces, can be best described as having no sharp lines or angles in the face. The jawline and chin are round and the face is widest at the cheekbones.

There a variety of frame styles that suit the round face, the most suitable being Square or Rectangle styles. Avoid round or oval frame styles.

'Round'

 Round faces, can be best described as having no sharp lines or angles in the face. The jawline and chin are round and the face is widest at the cheekbones.

There a variety of frame styles that suit the round face, the most suitable being Square or Rectangle styles. Avoid round or oval frame styles.

Arya | Optical King Rectangle Glasses
Arya | Optical King Rectangle Glasses
£14.99
Glasses for Round face
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PLD1028/S Polaroid | Square Sunglasses
£30
Sunglasses for Round Face

face shape

'Diamond'

Diamond faces, can be best described as having a face which is narrow at the jawline and forehead. The cheekbones can also be more pronounced.

A good frame style for this face shape is something that will soften the cheekbones.  The most suitable being Browline and Cat-eye styles. Semi-rimless also works very well. Avoid narrow frames for this face shape.

'Diamond'

Diamond faces, can be best described as having a face which is narrow at the jawline and forehead. The cheekbones can also be more pronounced.

A good frame style for this face shape is something that will soften the cheekbones.  The most suitable being Browline and Cat-eye styles. Semi-rimless also works very well. Avoid narrow frames for this face shape.

Midnight | Browline Glasses
Midnight | Browline Glasses
£40
Glasses for Diamond face
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PLD4060/S Polaroid | Cat Eye Sunglasses
£30
Sunglasses for Diamond Face

face shape

'Oval'

Oval faces can be best described as having a long chin and forehead. Giving the appearance of a longer face than it is wide.

There are many frame styles that suit the this face shape, a popular style being Aviator, Rectangle or Square frames. Avoid frames which are narrow, so they don't make your face appear longer.

'Oval'

Oval faces can be best described as having a long chin and forehead. Giving the appearance of a longer face than it is wide.

There are many frame styles that suit the this face shape, a popular style being Aviator, Rectangle or Square frames. Avoid frames which are narrow, so they don't make your face appear longer.

Angel | Aviator Glasses Optical King
Angel | Aviator Glasses Optical King
£24
Glasses for Oval face
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187/S Carrera | Gold Sunglasses
£69
Sunglasses for Oval face

face shape

'Heart'

A heart shaped face will have a broad forehead, wide cheekbones and a narrow chin.

Recommended styles would be Browline, Cat Eye, Oval or Rimless styles. Avoid bottom heavy frames. 

'Heart'

A heart shaped face will have a broad forehead, wide cheekbones and a narrow chin.

Recommended styles would be Browline, Cat Eye, Oval or Rimless styles. Avoid bottom heavy frames. 

GU2652 Guess | Oval Glasses
GU2652 Guess | Oval Glasses
£69
Glasses for Heart face
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2006T/S Carrera | Oval Sunglasses
£69
Sunglasses for Heart Face