Ever wonder why those dope shades
you added to cart didn't make you look like the stunner you'd imagined? Same. After a bit of research, we discovered there's actually a simple science to sunglass style
. Turns out, finding the right frames is as easy as matching your face structure — be it heart-shaped, round, oval, or square — to the perfect frame shape. Scroll on to discover a variety of the ideal sunnies for your gorgeous, stylin' self!
Oval Faces: This face shape allows for the most risk-taking, and we say go Gucci big or go home. Choose chunky and oversized frames with dramatically faded lenses because anything goes, y'all.
Square Faces: Turns out it's officially hip to be square. When you're blessed with an angular face, it's especially complemented by rimless frames and soft shapes. Think aviators, smaller specs, and more subdued frame colors.
Round Faces: Hey there, perfect circle! Your circular bone structure means one thing — angles. Whether you go for the classic square wayfarer style, or any rectangular variation, the sharpness of these frames is sure to balance your whole look.
Heart-Shaped Faces: How do we love thee? Wearing frames with wider and heavier features on top, that's how. Think retro, cat-eyes, and '70s mod.
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