It is a little understood truism that there's no such thing
as the wrong
shaped face for glasses, only the wrong shaped
glasses for your
face! So which frame shape should you choose
and what colour
is best for you?
Generally, makeover artists categorise faces into seven basic
shapes and each shape has certain frame styles that best suit
The good news is that, like never before, the current range
spectacle designs allows us to exactly match frame shapes
with facial characteristics, and the vast array of colours
the perfect complement for all skin tones. Indeed, never
spectacles been so fashionable!
However, as in all things in life, rules apply and we would
delighted to demonstrate how, with a subtle change of shape
size, a frame can be used to enhance a facial feature.
For example, high cheekbones can be emphasised by slightly
upswept "cats eyes" frame styles, whereas frames with
are known to shorten noses and heart shaped faces
are brought to life
in shallow oval frames!
And then there's the colour ... but that's a whole new story.
correct frame choice can dramatically improve your
It is not a decision to be taken lightly
and so, rather than leave it to
chance, we recommend that you
ask the opinion of our experienced staff.
After all, we are here
to help and we do this every day so have an
instinctive eye as
to what looks right and wrong.