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Flattering Frames

Jun 07, 2013 10:26AM, Published by Style, Categories: In Print


Product photos courtesy of their respective companies.



THE SHAPE: OVAL

THE SHADES: An oval-shaped face can pull off pretty much any style with its balanced proportions, but wraparound frames can be the best fit. Soft angular frames also play up the shape; just be careful that the frame size is proportional to your face.

Oakley Custom Polarized Radar, $200 at Town Center Bike and Tri, 4420 Town Center Boulevard, Suite 150, El Dorado Hills. 916-941-0900, tcbikeandtri.com.

Purple Wayfarers, $9.99 at Charming CHARLIE, 330 Palladio Parkway, Suite 2001, Folsom. 916-817-8390, charmingcharlie.com.

 

THE SHAPE: HEART

THE SHADES: To accentuate a heart-shaped face, opt for cat-eye sunglasses; aviator frames also help balance the proportions of a heart-shaped face.

ICU Retro Cat Eye Polarized, $21.95 at icueyewear.com.

Coach Kristina, $228 at Bidwell Optometry, 2545 East Bidwell Street, Suite 160, Folsom. 916-983-0896, bidwelloptometry.com.

 

THE SHAPE: ROUND

THE SHADES: Rectangular-shaped sunglasses offset the roundness; oversized sunglasses give your face the illusion of being longer and leaner.

Gucci Large Rectangle Frame with Horsebit Detail on Temples, $345 at Nordstrom, 1131 Galleria Boulevard, Roseville. 916-780-7300, nordstrom.com.

Oakley Little Black Dress in Dark Plum, $120 at oakley.com.

 

THE SHAPE: SQUARE

THE SHADES: Round frames add curves to a square face while the rounded edges of cat-eye sunglasses soften the angular planes.

Kayu Cebu in Natural Bamboo, $80 at kayudesign.com.

Oakley Polarized FrogSkins, $140 at Town Center Bike and Tri, 4420 Town Center Boulevard, Suite 150, El Dorado Hills. 916-941-0900, tcbikeandtri.com.

 

MAN-STYLE

Versace Unisex, $149.99 at Belle Mode, 1012 East Bidwell Street, Suite 500, Folsom. 916-983-5330, bellemodeboutique.com.

Spy Optic Happy Discord in Matte Black, $149 at Zumiez, 13000 Folsom Boulevard, Suite 1200, Folsom. 916-985-2522, zumiez.com.

Maui Jim Seawall, $219 at Bidwell Optometry, 2545 East Bidwell Street, Suite 160, Folsom. 916-983-0896, bidwelloptometry.com.

 

FOR THE KIDS



Stephen Joseph Gift Pirate Sunglasses, $7.99, and Stephen Joseph Gift Mermaid Sunglasses, $7.99 at www.stephenjosephgifts.com.

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