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Finding the Right Glasses for Your Wide Face: Eyewear Shapes & Styles You Should Look For

Posted March 05, 2019 by vintandyork

Round faces, square faces, oval, diamond and heart-shaped, you know them all and you know which one applies to you. But it’s difficult when you add other criteria to the mix, right? Big, wide face. It can be a pain to shop for glasses for this particular face shape, however, not impossible.

There’s a bit of math behind picking the best eyewear for big, wide faces, which you can easily get the gist of by reading this guide.

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Glasses That Are a Perfect Fit for Big Faces

Men and women with long, big, wide faces should go for glasses that are thick and equally sized for their face. 

You should choose frames that are wide and are able to cover your face from one side to another. If you want to wear oversized reading glasses for big faces that’s perfectly fine too.

Remember to match the glasses shape with your face shape before deciding on size.

The oversized square Ritzy glasses are perfect for those with a wide or big round face.

Oversized square eyeglasses for big faces
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RITZY
RITZY
$109
RITZY
RITZY
$109

 

HIGHLINE
HIGHLINE
$299
HIGHLINE
HIGHLINE
$299

 

BEATRICE
BEATRICE
$169
BEATRICE
BEATRICE
$169

 

On the other hand, the Moll round sunglasses flatter women with big square faces. The thick circular frame will match your face size and create an esthetical consistency which won’t go unnoticed.

round oversized Sunglasses
Moll sunglasses

MOLL
MOLL
$129
MOLL
MOLL
$129

 

VERITA
VERITA
$219
VERITA
VERITA
$219

 

Also, cat eye glasses will turn out be a very good choice for people with wide faces because they compliment the cheeks. People with wide faces most likely have full, round cheeks and this type of glasses will fit them perfectly because they make the face appear longer and angular.

Frames like Zelda are iconic and an instant hit. The highbrow details will add more personality to your eyewear and will soften your features in a delicate and stylish way.

ZELDA 2
ZELDA 2
$149
ZELDA 2
ZELDA 2
$149

 

LUNA
LUNA
$219
LUNA
LUNA
$219

 

BOMBSHELL
BOMBSHELL
$129
BOMBSHELL
BOMBSHELL
$129

 

Geometric glasses, or rectangular glasses with sharp angles or details, have a good effect on people with wide faces, making their faces appear longer and thinner

SHOW-OFF
SHOW-OFF
$149
SHOW-OFF
SHOW-OFF
$149

 

SANTORINI
SANTORINI
$249
SANTORINI
SANTORINI
$249

 

BORA BORA
BORA BORA
$249

 

CROONER
CROONER
$129

 

If you’re having problems trying to find the best glasses for wide faces, don’t waste another minute. Choose square frames, like our very popular Keen, which will also soften your features and will make your face appear longer. 

KEEN
KEEN
$109
KEEN
KEEN
$109

 

SALZBURG
SALZBURG
$279
SALZBURG
SALZBURG
$279

 

And if you still have problems deciding what shape of frames our Draper frames fit basically anyone and they’re so stylish that they’ll instantly become the centerpiece of your outfit! 

THE DRAPER
THE DRAPER
$129
THE DRAPER
THE DRAPER
$129

 

Tip: The geometrical shape of the frame counts only after you have measured your face. Once you’ve done that, it’s time to choose the best glasses for your face shape.

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