The Fitting Room: The Best Shades for Your Face
Like perfect-fitting denim, the quest for a pair of face-flattering sunnies isn’t always an easy one. But with this oh-so-simple guide to glasses that flatter, you’ll be ready to tackle beach days and beyond in compliment-worthy style.
Face Shape: Round
Large, circular frames exaggerate fullness. Follow Drew Barrymore’s lead and slip on oversized, rectangular frames for an instantly slim look.
Face Shape: Square
Sharp-edged or square frames emphasize angular jawlines. Soften things up with oval or round frames instead, à la Jackie O. And for a modern-day muse? Look no further than Demi Moore.
Face Shape: Heart
This dainty face shape – defined by a wide forehead and narrow chin – looks well balanced in on-trend cat-eye specs or fun round lenses. Look to Reese Witherspoon for instant inspiration.
Face Shape: Oval
From bright-as-can-be Wayfarers to Top Gun-cool aviators, you can pull off both the trendy and the classic. So have fun with it. The world (err, beach) is your oyster.