A Quick Guide to Choosing the Perfect Sunglasses for Your Face Shape

It doesn’t matter the time of year or what the season is, sunglasses are a crucial part of your day-to-day life. They protect your eyes from the dangers of the sun, they help you see better as you drive during the day, and of course, they are a great fashion accessory. Plus, walking around the city in a stylish pair of shades can give you a nice confidence boost as well!

The thing is, while sunglasses are a great fashion accessory, if you don’t have the perfect glasses for your face shape, your sunglasses will appear as if they don’t fit. One of the ways to avoid this predicament is by having an understanding of your face shape and which glasses fit best. While you may know us as the premier watch repair shop in and around Bucks County, PA, we also understand sunglasses and style. Check out our descriptions of some of the most common face shapes and which type of sunglass works for you.


If you have an oval-shaped face, you are one of the lucky ones. You pretty much have it made since basically any frame looks great on your face. As someone with an oval-shaped face, your fairly even and gently rounded features allow you to choose from sports sunglasses to designer shades.

Frames to Consider: Oakley Jupiter Squared

Price: $153.00

Model code: OO9135-05

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This type of shape can also be referred to as triangle, and people with this shape face are widest at their temples and narrow at the chin, just like the names suggest. The best type of sunglasses for you are ones with wide lower edges and that don’t have straight lines at the top.

Frames to Consider: Classic Aviator by Ray-Ban

Price: $153.00

Model code: RB3025 L0205 58-14

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A round-shaped face has curves that are very noticeable and angles which aren’t clearly defined like in other face shapes. It’s best that your sunglasses have an emphasis on sharp angular lines which will elongate your face making it look sharper and thinner.

Frames to Consider: Wayfarers by Ray-Ban

Price: $153.00

Model code: RB2140 901/R5 50-22

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Characterized by a strong jawline and broad forehead, square facial features are generally the same length and width across. Round and oval-shaped lenses will work best with for the sunglasses on your face, and you can expect a more balanced look this way.

Frames to Consider: Round Metal by Ray-Ban

Price: $153.00

Model code: RB3447 001 50-21

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Now that you’ve heard our insight on what sunglasses look is best for you, be sure to visit one of our stores and find the pair that is perfect for you! If you need watch polishing or any other timepiece service give us a call at 888-552-5997.

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