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