Most Flattering Sunglasses for Your Face Shape

Most Flattering Sunglasses for Your Face Shape

Confused when you go sunglass shopping? This article will help solve your problems!
Most Flattering Sunglasses for Your Face Shape

Summer is synonymous to sunglasses! Come this season, every fashionista goes out to hunt for the perfect pair, or two, of her must-have sunnies. With so many brands to choose from, finding for the perfect pair, usually takes forever, leaving most of us confused!

To help you out on your next sunglass hunt, take a look at the below list that simplifies which pair of shades will look best for the shape of your face! We’ve even taken the liberty to choose the shades we life most for each of you!

Note: This list is not only for women, but for the guys too!

1)      Square Face

A square shaped face, basically means you have a prominent forehead along with a strong jaw-line. Choose rounded or slightly curved frames that will complement your strong facial structure. This will give a rounder overall silhouette to your face. 

Brand: Marc Jacobs, Dhs 1,000, available at Yateem Optician (+Occhiali), Al Shaya (Vision Express & Solaris), Kefan Optics, Rivoli Group, Optica and Al Jaber.

The Marc Jacobs SS/17 collection’s model 217/s is the perfect pair of shades for a square face.  A smart combination of colours and materials characterize the structural round frame. Metal details such as the double bridge, the hinge, and the inner rim, give the frame a distinctive look yet stylish look. Perfect to wear to a weekend brunch or a business lunch, this pair is a keeper for all you guys out there!

Brand: Jimmy Choo, Dhs 2,150, available at Yateem Optician (+Occhiali), Al Shaya (Vision Express + Solaris), Kefan Optics, Hassan’s, Dar Optics, Al Jaber, Al Jamil, Int.Optique.

Another option is this Jimmy Choo stunner, which will compliment your jawline and cheekbones with this trendy pair, Jimmy Choo Jem SS17 sunglasses. A metal frame accented by baguette cut Swarovski crystals, this pair creates a sophisticated and contemporary 3D effect, perfect for every fashionista.

Avoid: Anything too boxy, or too sharp!

2)      Round Face

If you have a round face you will want to give yourself more definition and choose frames that will contrast with the circular shape of your face.  Choose a pair of sunglasses that are slightly wider than your face to stand out.

Brand: Polaroid, Dhs 290, available at Al Shaya (Vision Express + Solaris), Kefan Optics, Hassan’s, Rivoli Group, Dar Optics, Optica, Al Jaber and Al Jamil.

Round-faced women looking for an everyday pair of sunglasses that are practical yet stylish should go for such contrast coloured polarized lenses. These sunglasses above, feature a square polycarbonate and metal frame with a matt-effect, and are perfect all the way from the boardroom to the beach! The PLD 8023/s model is available in hues of red, blue and black.

Brand: Carrera, Dhs 890, available at Yateem Optician (+Occhiali),  Al Shaya (Vision Express + Solaris), Kefan Optics, Rivoli Group, Dar Optics, Optica, Al Jaber, Al Jamil and Int.Optique

A classic pair of sunglasses for the round-face shaped man who is looking for something stylish yet timeless. These iconic Carrera 130/S SS17 collection provides 100% UV protection along with best quality lenses options.

Avoid: Anything round!

3)      Oval Face

If you have an oval face shape most frames and styles will flatter you so you can experiment to your hearts content. Thick, top heavy sunglasses have an interesting design that not every face shape can get away with, so it’s worth experimenting to add a pop of intrigue to your outfit.

Brand: Carrera, Dhs 790, available at Yateem Optician (+Occhiali), Al Shaya (Vision Express + Solaris), Kefan Optics, Hassan’s, Rivoli Group, Dar Optics, Optica, Al Jaber, Al Jamil and Int.Optique

For the oval faced men who love a pop of retro, these statement Carrera Pace sunglasses are everything you need and more.  An iconic reinvented soft-pilot frame that blends in retro aesthetics, built with the most sophisticated materials, along with the best quality lenses. These shades will not only flatter you but will also make sure you are the centre of attention!

Brand: Fendi, Dhs 2,490, available at Yateem Optician (+Occhiali), Al Shaya (Vision Express + Solaris), Kefan Optics, Hassan’s, Rivoli Group, Dar Optics, Optica, Al Jaber, Al Jamil and Int.Optique

Calling out to all the pearl lovers, these bold embellished Fendi Can eyewear is perfect for the fashionista who loves to experiment. It’s all in the details after all!

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