Eye Glasses Styles

Whether you prefer trendy or classic, bold or minimalistic; eyewear can be an extension of your personal style. When selecting eye glasses, choosing the right frame based on your face shape can help minimize the chance of making a poor choice. Equally important are fit, comfort, and proportion. If your glasses don’t fit correctly, they will never be comfortable. If your glasses aren’t comfortable, you will not be happy, no matter how stylish they are. Finally, frames that are proportional to your face will give you your best look.

Matching Eyeglass Frames to Face Shapes

Face Shapes

Not sure what frames are right for your face? Hey, that’s why we’re here! Read all of our helpful tips on what frames are best suited for all face shapes.

Oval-Shaped Face

Lucky you, ovals are the easiest shape to fit. An oval-shaped face is characterized by balanced proportions, a narrow forehead and jaw line, a chin that is slightly narrower than the forehead, and typically high cheekbones. The balanced proportions of the oval face means they can wear just about any frame shape.

Tips for Choosing Glasses

An oval-shaped face can wear practically any frame, so experiment with a variety of frame shapes to find the perfect look

You might want to start with rectangular or butterfly frames

People with oval faces often have smaller features, so make sure your frames are in proportion and don’t overpower your facel

Square-Shaped Face:

Square-shaped faces are usually proportional in length and width. They are characterized by a strong, prominent jaw line, square chin and broad, deep forehead. Because square faces are so angular, try round or oval glasses to soften and add contrast to the face.

Tips for Choosing Glasses

Round frames are perfect for creating curves and softening square or angular faces. Cat-eye frames provide interesting curve and contour to square faces

Gently curved oval frames help minimize angles and lengthen a square face

Frames should be more horizontal than vertical

Subtle rimless frames with soft edges add contrast and visual interest to a strong, square face

Round-Shaped Face:

Get a good angle on your round face. A rounder face has an equal width and length and is characterized by soft curves with few angles, if any. As a general rule, a balanced face looks best, so people with rounder faces should select angular frames to help sharpen and add definition.

Tips for Choosing Glasses

Angular frames with rectangular or geometric shapes create balance and add definition to a round face

Rectangular styles make a round face look slimmer

Frames that are more horizontal than they are vertical make round faces appear longer and thinner

Glasses with high or mid-height temples help lengthen a round face

Heart-Shaped Face:

Fall in love with your heart-shaped face! A heart-shaped face is characterized by a wide forehead, narrower jaw line, high cheekbones and a narrow chin. Because heart-shaped faces can be a bit more challenging to fit, it’s important to have fun and experiment with a variety of frame shapes to find the perfect look. Of course, personal style and expression triumphs over all. So if you love it, then wear it!

Tips for Choosing Glasses

Butterfly or cat-eye styles are great for balancing a heart-shaped face

Round frames in lighter colors balance and soften a wide forehead

Frames that are wider at the bottom than the top help offset the narrow chin

Cat-eye frames balance a narrower jaw line

Eyeglasses with low temples add balance

Some frames can exaggerate the widest point of a heart-shaped face, so try to avoid frames that are decorative at the top or that are wider at the top than the bottom”

Color Selection

Color SelectionWhether you choose a bold shade or basic black, the color of your frames shows the world who you are. Or maybe who you want to be. We help you express your personality and highlight your eyes with frames in almost every hue imaginable. And our in-store associates will help end your color confusion and find a shade that fits you perfectly. Ready? Set. Color.

Consult Your Wardrobe

Thinking about new frames? Think about what’s hanging in your closet. If it’s filled with neutrals or basic black, you may want to add a pop of color with a bright frame. But if color is already your life, choose a shade that will work with the looks you wear most often.

Opt For Basics

Every wardrobe should include some basic colors – the same goes for your eyeglass wardrobe. Black, tortoise and metal are versatile enough for work or play, will complement any skin tone and match almost anything you wear.

Enhance Your Eye Color

The right color frame can make your eyes shine bright. If your eyes are blue, consider the contrast of brown to really make your eye color stand out or intensify the blue with a matching shade of sapphire or cobalt. If your eyes are brown, lavender or purple will act as a contrast and help highlight the color, while chocolate or tortoise can make them look richer. If your eyes are green, shades of emerald and jade will intensify the hue, while a contrasting plum or violet will make them pop. If your eyes are hazel, consider green to play up any gold in your eye color or choose a rich brown to add depth to the shade


The material used in your frames – whether plastic or metal – can completely change your look. And while it’s really a matter of personal preference, there are a few things to consider. Once you’ve made up your mind, our trained associates will be ready to guide you through the whole selection process..

Metal Frames

Metal eyeglasses have long been favored for their traditional styling, sleek profile and understated elegance. But newer metal options are reinterpreting the classics with innovative cutouts and latticework. And while metal frames can’t conquer the color spectrum in the same way their plastic counterparts can, they are available in more hues than ever before. Finally, the finish of the metal should also be considered – choose a flat, brushed finish for a casual feel or a shiny, polished finish for a more elegant look.

Plastic Frames

Unlike the sleeker silhouette of metal, plastic glasses often come in bold, chunky styles for a dramatic look. They’re also available in endless color options to complement almost any look. Can’t decide on a single color? Try a duotone frame with a pop of contrasting color on the temple. Different hues can also be layered on plastic models to soften a too-vibrant shade and create depth. Plastic frames are also a good option if you have a stronger prescription since they’re substantial enough to hide a thicker lens.

Metal / Plastic Hybrids

Frames that combine sleek metal and colorful plastic let you have it both ways. This popular combination adds visual interest to your look and really stretches the places they can go. They also offer the strength of plastic and the malleable nature of metal – so they’re durable but can be adjusted quite easily when needed. Titanium is another metal eyewear option that’s extremely lightweight, strong, durable and corrosion-resistant



You know how accessories can make an outfit distinctly yours? The same goes for your eyeglasses. Unique details on your frames can set your look apart from the rest, and we have a wide selection of frames that incorporate these eye-catching features like designer logos, cutouts and rhinestones.


Crystal and rhinestone embellishments act as jewelry for your eyes. Opt for subtle stones and colors for understated glamour that can work in any setting.


Intricate details like latticework and embossed temples add to the appeal of metal frames, creating an almost handcrafted look to your frames. Delicate cutouts can even give your eyeglasses a jewelry-like artistry.

Designer Logos

When you want to highlight your fashion sense and show the world who you’re wearing, go for frames emblazoned with a designer logo. Choose from subtle embossing for a classic look or think bold with a crystal-encrusted logo on the temple

Designer Logos

When you want to highlight your fashion sense and show the world who you’re wearing, go for frames emblazoned with a designer logo. Choose from subtle embossing for a classic look or think bold with a crystal-encrusted logo on the temple

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