Shape-Shifter: Find Your Perfect Sunglasses Style

Sunglasses are crucial to summer style. They shield your eyes from the sun and look good doing it. What’s not to love? But choosing the right shape is key to playing up your best features. So whether your face is oval, round, square, or heart-shaped, here’s a guide to picking the best frames for you.

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Oval
Characterized by: Balanced proportions, a narrow forehead and jaw line, a chin that is slightly narrower than the forehead, and typically high cheekbones.
Your sunglasses: Anything! (Lucky you.)

Square
Characterized by: A defined jaw, square chin, and broad forehead. Usually proportional in length and width.
Your sunglasses: Round frames, sweetheart frames, cat-eye, aviators.

Heart-Shaped
Characterized by: A wide forehead, narrower jaw line and chin, and high cheekbones.
Your sunglasses: Cat-eye, aviators, oversized square frames, rimless frames.

Round
Characterized by:  An equal width and length, and soft curves with few angles (if any). 
Your sunglasses: Wayfarers, exaggerated cat-eye, square frames, geometric frames, rectangular lenses.

Our Ray-Ban Boutique opens Sunday, June 2, at 11AM ET.

By Brianna Lapolla, Staff Writer

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June 2, 2013

Most Wanted: A Peek at This Week’s Boutiques

1. Sondra Roberts bag. Hello, dreamweaver. (See what I did there?) Our The Final Dash: Handbags & Little Leather Treats Boutique opens Tuesday, December 18, at 11AM ET.

2. Ray-Ban sunglasses. While I’ve always wavered on whether this shape will fit my face, you know what? I’m over it. There’s no way these wouldn’t look totally cool on anyone. Our Ray-Ban Boutique opens Monday, December 17, at 11AM ET.

3. alice + olivia dress. I learned very early on that the best way to party is in an unrestricting (read: eating-friendly) dress. So bring on the passed hors d’oeuvres. Our alice + olivia Boutique opens Tuesday, December 18, at 11AM ET.

4. luxury rebel boots. Chalk it up to the holidays, but glittery gold’s become my newest favorite neutral. Our luxury rebel Boutique opens Monday, December 17, at 11AM ET.

By Sarah Stanley, Staff Writer

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December 16, 2012