rx optical blog image how to pick the right frames for your face 021218

HOW TO PICK THE RIGHT FRAMES FOR YOUR FACE (PART 1) | RX OPTICAL

Every face is unique. From perfectly round to long and chiseled, every dimple, curve and line is completely yours and should be accented, not hidden, by the frames that help enhance your vision. When it’s time to pick out the perfect frame, use our tips below to help determine the frame shape that will bring out your best features and help them shine.

Not sure what shape your face is? Use this guide to determine your shape and then use the tips below to help choose your perfect frame from Rx Optical.

ALL FACE SHAPES:
If you’re still not sure what shape your face is, or you just don’t want to take the time to find out, wayfarer frames are right for you. Wayfarer glasses are characterized by a trapezoidal frame shape and thick rims, and fit most shapes, but mostly those with any roundness to them. At Rx Optical, you can find Dolce & Gabbana wayfarer frames for a glamorous yet unconventional look.
eyeglasses example

No matter your face shape, these might be the frames for you.

FACE SHAPE: SQUARE
Square faces have a prominent jawline that is the same width as the forehead. Curved frames to offset the angles work best on this face.

Frames:
Oval
Round
eyeglasses example

Savile Row frames are handmade to order in England and are just one of the Boutique frames we carry at Rx Optical. These round frames have a famous following and have not only been worn by a wide-range of celebrities, but were also featured in the Harry Potter movies. More than 100 models were made for Daniel Radcliffe, earning them the nickname “The Harry Potter frame.”

We know, there are more face shapes than we’ve listed. Stay tuned for part 2, coming soon! In the meantime, stop in and see us or call to set up an appointment to browse the frames we’ve mentioned! Not sure what you want? Our American Board Certified Opticians will consult with you and help design the eyewear most appropriate for your face, tastes, and prescription! Give us a call! (800) RX-CARES