Buying glasses is more than a prescription, it's personal. And selecting the right frame can make all the difference. With our A Better you Frame Finder, you can try on new frame styles from on our online frame catalog, any time. Compare styles from your desktop, share with friends and print your selections before you visit a store. It's easy. Start using our frame finder by either choosing a model with a similar face shape OR uploading your own photo.
A round face appears circular with the greatest width at the check bones, the width and length are the same proportions with little to no angles.
Round shaped face frame selection tips
- Choose frames that make your face appear longer and thinner; drawing attention to the top half of the frame.
- Angular frames will complement a round face. This would include rectangles, squares and unusual angles.
- Try high temples and frames that are wider than they are deep.
- Metal frames with adjustable nose pads will keep lenses from resting on your cheeks.
- The frame should be slightly wider than the face.
A square face is characterized by a strong jaw line, a broad forehead and a wide chin and cheekbones. The width and length are normally proportional to one another.
Square shaped face frame selection tips
- The frames should be wider than the widest part of your face and top of the frame dominant.
- Gently curved styles will minimize angles.
- Look for a frame that has some curve or uplift to draw attention away from your jaw line.
- Frames with soft curves, cat-eye shaped frames and upswept shapes are best to soften the angular features.
The oval face is considered to be the ideal shape because of its balanced proportions. The chin is slightly narrower than the forehead, and the cheekbones are typically high.
Oval shaped face frame selection tips
- Select frames that are as wide as or slightly wider than the broadest part of your face.
- Almost any frame style will work for an oval face.
- Choose frames that keep your oval shape's natural balance.
- Keep frames in proportion to your face.
- Select a frame with gently curved corners and ovals, where the bottom of the lenses taper in.
The heart-shaped face has a very wide forehead and high cheekbones. The face narrows gradually to the chin.
Heart shaped face frame selection tips
- Try frames that are narrower at the brow and wider at the bottom.
- Low temples will add balance.
- Other choices include aviator or butterfly styles. Frames with rounded tops and squared bottoms will also work.
The triangle face has a narrow forehead that widens at the cheek, and the Jawline is extremely wide.
Triangle shaped face frame selection tips
- The frame should be wider than the widest part of the face.
- Choose frames that add width to your forehead while softening and narrowing the appearance of the jaw line and cheeks.
- Select a frame with high temples and focus of attention at the top of the eyewear.
- Frames should accent your eyes and be wide enough to balance your jaw line.
- Try semi-rimless (no rim on the bottom half), or any eyewear with emphasis on the top half of the frame.
- Try frames that are heavily accented with color and detailing on the top half, or try cat-eye shapes.