Eye glasses are the newest fashion trend. Celebrities such as Johnny Depp, Lisa Loeb, Justin Timberlake and Hayden Panettiere have all opted for frames over contact lenses.
If you want to make a fashion statement with frames, follow these simple rules from eyewear design specialists.
Face Shape Matters When Selecting Eye Glasses
Your frame shape should complement but not duplicate your facial shape.
To determine your facial shape, pull your hair back, stand in front of a mirror and outline your face with a felt-tip pen. Stand back and you will clearly see if your face is oval, round, square, oblong, diamond or triangle.
While your eye frames should contrast your face shape, they should be the same scale as your face size. Otherwise, your eyeglasses will appear out of balance with your features.
Coordinate Your Frames with Your Skin, Eyes and Hair Undertones
Skin, eyes and hair have either cool or warm undertones. By determining if your undertones are primarily warm or cool, you can select the eye frame color that enhances rather than distracts from your good looks.
Your skin is cool if it has blue, pink or olive undertones. Peach, cream or yellow undertones are warm.
Eye color does not matter as much as eye tone. Blue eyes generally have cool undertones but with a grayish cast, will be warm. Most brown eyes have warm undertones but if quite dark, will be cool.
Likewise, hair color does not indicate whether it has warm or cool undertones. Ash brown is warm while chestnut brown is cool and strawberry blond is cool while golden blond is warm.
We can help you clear the confusion about which frame style, color and fit are best for you.
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