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Pick The Right Glasses

Never have there been so many fashion sunglasses styles and colors to choose from. Whether you are shopping for designer sunglasses or glasses, the choices are endless. Besides protecting your eyes from the sun’s harmful rays, sunglasses, also play an important role in showing your personality.

Take a clue from celebs and fashion types who know that the right pair of fashion sunglasses can add instant mystique, chic and polish to any look.


Fashion Sunglasses trends have taken their cue from runway and street fashion. Trendy tints span the rainbow, so look for a hue that flatters your coloring.

Wraps: Extending past the eye to the temple, this style "wraps" around the face.

Shields: One-piece shields have a modern look and are often partially rimmed or rimless and come in a wide range of tints.

Aviators: Shaped like a teardrop, metal-rimmed aviators have enjoyed waves of trendiness since WWII when pilots favored this style.

Clip-ons: An easy way to convert prescription eyeglasses to sunwear, clip-on shades can attach with either clips or magnets.

Round faces look best in anything but round shades. Frames should make the face appear longer and thinner. In general, look for frames equal to or slightly wider than the broadest part of the face. Minimize the curves and add definition with soft, angular, rectangular styles or double brow styles. Higher temples will create a longer profile. Sunglasses with brow bars also pull the eye upward, making the face appear longer. A rounder face can carry off geometric shapes, ovals, wraps and shields.

Square face consists of a strong jawline, a broad forehead and wide cheekbones. Reduce the angles with soft, curvy styles that will give the face some definition such as cat-eye styles. The classic ovals also works well for this face shape.

More angular or thin faces look better in rounder frames; oval faces can carry off almost any style.

Purchasing sunglasses can be an exciting and overwhelming experience given the vast array of styles, designs and colors of sunglasses frames and lenses to choose from. With so many wonderful sunglasses to choose from, your sure to have at least a few pairs in your collection. When shopping for sunglasses it helps to know in advance what sunglasses frames look best on you. Whether you need there are sunglasses to complement every face shape, lifestyle and preference.