How can I select the best frames for my face?

March 19th, 2015 by firmoo Leave a reply »
Keep in mind three basic rules of thumb:
Frames should be in proportion to your face size (a petite woman with delicate features will want a smaller, lighter frame).
Rounder faces look best in frames with some angles.
Angular faces look best in frames with some curves.
Here are five basic face types, with suggestions for the best frame shapes for each:
Round – Full cheeks and lots of curves; looks great in a frame with a little geometric interest — modified rectangles, gently angled teacup shapes, some cat eyes or soft squares.
Square – Angled, perhaps with chiseled features, defined cheekbones or strong jaw; looks best in a frame with gently rounded looks — ovals, almonds, curved cat eyes or aviators.
Oval – Well-balanced from top to bottom; can carry any look. Feel free to try the new and trendy. Just keep the frames in proportion to your face size.
Base Down Triangle – Wide at the bottom (jaw area and cheeks) and narrow at the top (forehead); try frames with strong horizontal lines, or details and accents that draw attention to the top half of the frame and face.
Base Up Triangle/Heart – Wide cheeks and a
- See more at: http://resources.samsclub.com/health-and-wellness/Eyeglass-Frame-Buying-Guide/#sthash.iOkcKyaq.dpuf

Keep in mind three basic rules of thumb:

Frames should be in proportion to your face size (a petite woman with delicate features will want a smaller, lighter frame).

Rounder faces look best in frames with some angles.

Angular faces look best in frames with some curves.

Here are five basic face types, with suggestions for the best frame shapes for each:

Round – Full cheeks and lots of curves; looks great in a frame with a little geometric interest — modified rectangles, gently angled teacup shapes, some cat eyes or soft squares.

Square – Angled, perhaps with chiseled features, defined cheekbones or strong jaw; looks best in a frame with gently rounded looks — ovals, almonds, curved cat eyes or aviators.

Oval – Well-balanced from top to bottom; can carry any look. Feel free to try the new and trendy. Just keep the frames in proportion to your face size.

Base Down Triangle – Wide at the bottom (jaw area and cheeks) and narrow at the top (forehead); try frames with strong horizontal lines, or details and accents that draw attention to the top half of the frame and face.

Base Up Triangle/Heart – Wide cheeks and a

- See more at: http://resources.samsclub.com/health-and-wellness/Eyeglass-Frame-Buying-Guide/#sthash.iOkcKyaq.dpuf

Keep in mind three basic rules of thumb:

  • Frames should be in proportion to your face size (a petite woman with delicate features will want a smaller, lighter frame).
  • Rounder faces look best in frames with some angles.
  • Angular faces look best in frames with some curves.

Here are five basic face types, with suggestions for the best frame shapes for each:

  • Round – Full cheeks and lots of curves; looks great in a frame with a little geometric interest — modified rectangles, gently angled teacup shapes, some cat eyes or soft squares.
  • Square – Angled, perhaps with chiseled features, defined cheekbones or strong jaw; looks best in a frame with gently rounded looks — ovals, almonds, curved cat eyes or aviators.
  • Oval – Well-balanced from top to bottom; can carry any look. Feel free to try the new and trendy. Just keep the frames in proportion to your face size.
  • Base Down Triangle – Wide at the bottom (jaw area and cheeks) and narrow at the top (forehead); try frames with strong horizontal lines, or details and accents that draw attention to the top half of the frame and face.
  • Base Up Triangle/Heart – Wide cheeks and a narrow chin; try frames that are wider at the bottom or rimless styles in very light colors or materials.

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