Choose The Most Suitable Eyeglasses Frame For You

Prescription glasses are always the best choice for all people.  Doctors suggest going for eyeglasses despite the recent innovations in contact lenses and visioning correction surgery.

Even for youngsters who might be ordinarily dread to the “nerd” factor of wearing eyeglasses, popular fiction characters like the bespectacled young wizard, Harry Potter, have become role models.

Today’s eyeglasses have become quite stylish as fashion accessories. Many people choose frames the same way they choose shoes or handbags selecting different colours and styles to match their wardrobes.

Eyeglass Frame Styles

New innovations include wood and bamboo frame materials and bold shapes, colours and designs in both plastic and metal frames.

Women’s eyeglasses now are available in playful cat-eye shapes, swirls, and angular patterns.

Men’s Prescription glasses include classy designer logos and patterns embedded in translucent backgrounds.

Unisex eyeglasses can be bought in rimless designs.

Kids’ eyeglasses are more colourful with the emphasis on durability.

Face shape plays a significant role in whether a certain style of glasses will look best on you or not.

Face shape plays a significant role in whether a certain style of glasses will look best on you or not.

Eyeglass Frame Based on Face Shape

Oval Face Shape

For an oval face shape, look for glass frames that are wide or wider and Walnut-shaped frames.

Heart-Shaped Face

A heart-shaped face can chooses frame shapes that are wider at the bottom and Thin, light-coloured frames and rimless frames that have a light, airy appearance.

Oblong Face Shape

An oblong face shape need frames with decorative or contrasting temples that can add width to the face.

Square Face Shape

A square face shape requires narrow frame styles, frames that have more width than depth, and narrow ovals.

Diamond Face Shape

For the diamond-shaped face, rimless eyeglasses and frames with oval or cat-eye shapes also can be good choices.

Round Face Shape

A round face shape can select thinner and longer, angular narrow glass frames.

Base-Down Triangle

For a base-down triangular face shape, frames with cat-eye shapes can also be good choices.

Eyeglass Frame Based on Colour

When choosing eyeglasses, face shape isn’t the only factor that determines which frames will look best on you — your skin tone, eye colour and hair colour also play vital roles.

Skin Tones

An Olive skin (cool) complexion has blue or pink, and a warm complexion has a “peaches and cream” or yellow cast coloured frames.

Eye Colour

Eye colours usually are a secondary element in determining your colouring because of the many variations of eye colour.

Hair Colour

Cool hair colours also are considered like Strawberry blond, platinum, blue-black, white, auburn, salt-and-pepper and ash brown are cool. Warm hair colours include golden blond, brownish black, brown-gold and “dirty grey.”

Once you have determined if you are “warm” or “cool,” then you can easily find the eyeglasses frame colours that will suit you the best.