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The Best Sunglasses for Women's Face Shapes

The Best Sunglasses For Women's Face Shapes

Introduction

Finding the right pair of sunglasses can be a daunting task, but it's essential to find a pair that complements your face shape. Not only will the right pair of sunglasses make you look and feel your best, but they'll also protect your eyes from harmful UV rays. Women typically have five different face shapes: round, oval, heart, square and long. Each face shape has its unique characteristics, and certain sunglasses styles will look better on some face shapes than others. In this guide, we'll take a closer look at the best sunglasses for each face shape.

How To Choose The Best Sunglasses For Your Face Shape

Oval Face Shapes

Oval faces are characterised by a slightly rounded chin, a forehead that is slightly wider than the chin, and high cheekbones. The length of an oval face is usually larger than the width. Luckily for those with oval faces, you can pull off most frame styles, but you look particularly good in frames that are slightly wider than the broadest part of the face. This can be a great opportunity to experiment with different frame styles and colours to find the perfect pair for you. Some of our most popular sunglasses amongst those with oval face shapes include:

1. 'Sophia Violets' Oval Sunglasses in Beige

These neutral toned sunglasses offer an extremely versatile all-season addition to your wardrobe. We teased our 'Sophia Violets' retro sunglasses on social media and the world went crazy with how good they look! These extremely popular oval sunglasses come in four retro-inspired colours, each with their own unique personalities. This ensures you have a pair of perfectly versatile sunglasses for every outfit and occasion. Wether you're on a night out or need a pair of sunglasses to bring on holiday, you really can't go wrong with these iconic retro sunglasses, perfect for most face shapes, particular those with oval faces. Complete with 100% UV protection.

2. 'Chrome' Y2K Sunglasses in Silver

Our futuristic 'Chrome' y2k sunglasses feature an angular silver frame with reflective chrome lenses for a futuristic look which is truly out of this world! With a frame which is wider on the sides, these sunglasses strike a harmonious balance for oval face shapes. Head back to the future and elevate your outfits with these y2k inspired silver sunglasses. Complete With 100% UV protection.

3. 'Sarah Story' Retro Sunglasses in Black

With clean lines and a timeless, classic design, our 'Sarah Story' retro sunglasses are the perfect way to add a pop of colour and versatility to your outfits with their anti-scuff yellow-tinted lenses. The horizontal and wide structure of these retro sunglasses helps to add width to their silhouette, making them an amazing choice of sunglasses for oval face shapes. These sunglasses effortlessly combine retro and vintage styling to create a look which is contemporary and bang-on-trend. Complete with 100% UV Protection.

Round Face Shapes

Round faces are characterised by a round chin, full cheeks, and a rounded forehead. The width and length of a round face are roughly the same, giving it a circular appearance. To elongate a round face, look for sunglasses that have more angular shapes, such as square or rectangular frames. These shapes will help to give definition to your face. Avoid round frames, as they can make your face appear even rounder. Some of our most popular frames for round face shapes include:

1. 'Dance on Arrival' Wraparound Sunglasses in Black

Our 'Dance On Arrival' sunglasses offer the perfect blend of retro and futuristic styling to create an innovative look which is truly unique. These y2k sunglasses feature dark-tinted wraparound lenses to invoke a stealthy and mysterious vibe. As the name suggests, these futuristic frames are an ideal contender for a pair of festival sunglasses for those who are the life of the party! Complete with 100% UV protection and perfect for versatile round-face shapes.

2. 'Paris' Retro Sunglasses in Red

Inspired by the vibrance and romance of Paris. These retro sunglasses offer clean lines and a timeless, classic design, making these the perfect sunglasses for round face shapes! With a sleek frame and classic shape, these retro sunglasses effortlessly compliment a range of face shapes, ensuring a flattering fit for anyone who wears them. Crafted with attention to detail and using high-quality materials, our 'Paris' retro sunglasses ensure both style and durability. The lenses provide excellent UV protection, allowing you to enjoy sunny days in utmost comfort and style. Complete with 100% UV Protection.

3. 'Turbo Time' Square Sunglasses in Pink

Our 'Turbo Time' retro sunglasses feature a refreshing transparent square frame and are fitted with pink anti scuff lenses. This particular style is available in a variety of vibrant colours ensuring you have the perfect pair of square sunglasses to match with every outfit. Our 'Turbo Time' sunglasses offer a great way to add some retro flair to your wardrobe and make an amazing pair of festival sunglasses, adding a bold and vibrant touch that's sure to turn heads. Their balanced square frame makes them ideal as a pair of sunglasses for round faces.

4. 'Boiler Room' Square Sunglasses in Black

Our 'Boiler Room' square sunglasses feature a chunky and oversized square frame with tinted black lenses and sleek black temples for a stealthy and mysterious look. There's no easier way to get on the VIP list than with these retro square sunglasses! These versatile all-black sunglasses are a perfect contender for a pair of streetwear sunglasses or festival shades. Similar to our previously mentioned 'Turbo Time' retro sunglasses, these oversized black sunglasses can seamlessly balance out the features of a round face and offer a versatile all black colour palette to pair with a range of outfits and themes.Complete with 100% UV protection.

Heart Shaped Faces

Heart-shaped faces are characterised by a wider forehead and cheekbones, with a narrow chin and jawline. The face typically tapers down to a point at the chin. To balance out a heart-shaped face, look for sunglasses with bottom-heavy frames or cat-eye frames. These styles will help to add fullness to the lower part of your face and create a more balanced appearance. Avoid top-heavy frames or frames that are too narrow, as these can make your forehead appear even wider. Some of our popular sunglasses for heart shaped faces include:

1. 'Acid' Square Sunglasses in Green

Make a bold statement with these bold square sunglasses. These retro sunglasses are the ultimate accessory for anyone who loves to stand out in a crowd, making them a perfect choice as a pair of festival sunglasses. These square sunglasses feature a unique oversized frame that combines retro styling with modern materials. These retro sunglasses feature slightly wider lenses at the bottom, which subtracts from the width of the upper parts of heart shaped faces. Complete with 100% UV protection.

2. 'Interstellar' Wraparound Sunglasses in Silver

Our 'Interstellar' wraparound sunglasses offer the perfect blend of retro and futuristic styling. With unique reflective wraparound lenses so your friends can see their own reflections! Stand out from the crowd with these futuristic wraparound sunglasses. The frame on our retro inspired 'Interstellar' wraparound sunglasses are narrower at the top and slightly outstretched at the bottom, leading to a fuller silhouette which creates balance on heart shaped faces. Complete with 100% UV protection.

3. 'Rabbit Hole' Square Sunglasses in Beige

Our 'Rabbit Hole' square sunglasses are the perfect addition to your accessory rotation. These retro sunglasses are some of our most popular and are available in 5 unique colours, ensuring you have a pair of elevated basics to compliment every outfit. Featuring a neutral beige colour palette with subtle tinted lenses, these retro sunglasses harmonise a range of face shapes and skin complexions, making them an amazing choice of all-season sunglasses. Square sunglasses work well with a range of face shapes, and heart shaped faces are no different here. Complete with 100% UV Protection.

Square Face Shapes

Square faces are characterised by a strong jaw line, a square forehead, and a face that is roughly the same width and length. To soften the angles of a square face, look for sunglasses with round or oval frames. These shapes will help to create a more balanced appearance and give definition to the face. Avoid square frames, as they can emphasise the angles of a square face.

1. 'Arcade Summer' Wraparound Sunglasses in Blue

Capture the essence of the retro era with our 'Arcade Summer' retro wraparound sunglasses. These wraparound sunglasses seamlessly combine retro styling with modern materials to create a contemporary and versatile look. With their sleek wraparound frame featuring soft angles and curves, these retro wraparound sunglasses perfectly distract from square face shapes and strike a harmonious balance. Complete with 100% UV Protection.

2. 'Milan' Retro Sunglasses in Brown

Introducing our 'Milan' retro sunglasses. These exquisite neutral-coloured sunglasses perfectly embody the understated elegance and sophistication associated with the Italian city of Milan. With a classy transparent brown frame and dark tinted brown lenses, these sunglasses effortlessly blend contemporary style with timeless allure. These retro sunglasses are for those who appreciate the fusion of contemporary design and classic aesthetics. With a transparent brown frame, featuring soft corners and angles, these retro sunglasses can add curvature to square face shapes. Complete with 100% UV Protection.

3. 'Headliners' Oval Sunglasses in Black

Prepare to be mistaken as the headlining act when you show up with the best sunglasses in the venue! Our 'Headliners' retro sunglasses are a must-have. These black sunglasses offer the most versatile addition to your wardrobe and come in four retro-inspired colours. Wether you're on a night out or need a pair of sunglasses to bring on holiday, you really can't go wrong with these iconic all-black retro sunglasses. Complete with 100% UV protection.

4. 'Hot Since 82' Oval Sunglasses in White

These retro sunglasses are the white variant of our previously mentioned 'Headliners' oval sunglasses. With an unmistakeable classic silhouette featuring soft curves and minimal styling, these retro sunglasses are amongst some of our most popular shades due to their extreme versatility in harmonising most face shapes. Complete with 100% UV protection.

Long Face Shapes

Long faces are characterised by a face that is longer than it is wide, with a narrow forehead, cheekbones and jawline. To shorten the appearance of a long face, look for sunglasses with frames that are wider than the forehead and have a horizontal orientation. This will create the illusion of a shorter face. Avoid frames that are too narrow or have a vertical orientation, as they can make the face appear even longer.

1. 'Night Racer' Y2K Sunglasses in Black

Our futuristic 'Night Racer' y2k sunglasses feature an angular black frame with tinted lenses for a futuristic and stealthy look. These angular black sunglasses embody the essence of y2k fashion and exude confidence and individuality. These y2k sunglasses feature an angular horizontally-oriented frame, perfect for harmonising longer face shapes. With tinted black anti-scuff lenses, these fashion sunglasses not only provide excellent UV protection, but also add a sense of mystery and allure to your gaze. These high quality sunglasses are built to withstand the demands of an active lifestyle, ensuring durability and clear vision, even in the harshest conditions. Complete with 100% UV protection.

2. 'Halcyon' Wraparound Sunglasses in Brown

Capture the essence of the retro era with our 'Halcyon' wraparound sunglasses. These wraparound sunglasses seamlessly combine retro styling with modern materials to create a contemporary and versatile look. These sleek wraparound sunglasses, with their visor inspired frame shape, seamlessly create a horizontal structure perfect for those with a long face shape. With a neutral colour palette featuring earthy brown tones, these wraparound sunglasses are perfect for adding a touch of retro flair to a modern streetwear outfit. Complete with 100% UV Protection.

Conclusion

It's important to remember that while certain styles may be recommended for certain face shapes, ultimately the most important factor is personal preference. It's essential that you choose a pair of sunglasses that you love and feel confident wearing. Follow this brief guide and you will never feel as though a pair of sunglasses won't suit you ever again!

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What are the best sunglasses for round face shapes?

The best sunglasses for round face shapes are those with angular frames, such as square or rectangular styles. These frames create a contrast that helps to add definition and balance to the soft curves of a round face. Opt for wider frames that extend beyond the widest part of your face for a flattering look.

2. What sunglasses suit oval face shapes?

Oval face shapes are versatile, and women with this face shape can rock a wide range of sunglasses. However, oversized frames, aviators, and cat-eye styles tend to complement oval faces particularly well. Consider frames that are slightly wider than the broadest part of your face to maintain balance.

3. What sunglasses suit square face shapes?

Square face shapes can benefit from sunglasses with softer, rounded edges to contrast the strong angles of the face. Look for styles like round, oval, or butterfly-shaped frames. Additionally, sunglasses with thin or coloured temples can help soften the overall look.

4. What sunglasses suit heart-shaped face shapes?

Heart-shaped faces can be complemented by sunglasses with wider bottoms and narrower tops. Aviators, cat-eye frames, and butterfly-shaped sunglasses work well for this face shape. Choosing frames with detailing or embellishments on the lower half can also help balance the face.

5. What sunglasses suit rectangular face shapes?

Rectangular face shapes can be enhanced with sunglasses that add width to the face. Look for oversized frames, round or oval shapes, and styles with embellishments or details on the temples. These elements help to create a more balanced and proportional look.

6. Can you suggest sunglasses for diamond face shapes?

Diamond face shapes are characterised by wide cheekbones and a narrower forehead and chin. Sunglasses with oval or cat-eye shapes can help soften the angles of the face. Look for frames that are wider than the cheekbones and feature gentle curves to flatter this face shape.

7. Are there sunglasses that suit all face shapes?

Yes, there are certain sunglasses that are considered universally flattering for all face shapes. Classic styles such as aviators, wayfarers, and round frames are versatile options that tend to suit a wide range of face shapes. These timeless designs offer a balance between style and versatility.

8. How do I determine my face shape for sunglasses?

To determine your face shape, measure the width of your forehead, cheekbones, and jawline. Note the length of your face as well. Compare these measurements to the general characteristics of different face shapes to determine which category best matches your features. Remember that face shape guidelines are just suggestions, and ultimately, you should choose sunglasses that make you feel confident and comfortable!

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