Choosing Glasses for Round Faces
How to Choose
Glasses for Round Faces
If you’ve identified yourself with a round face from our Face Shape guide, you’ll have softer, curved facial features. Celebrities like Niall Horan have a similar face shape, which can include these characteristics:
• Rounded chin or curved jawline
• Wider forehead
• Fuller cheeks
• Width and length of face is proportional
To complement your face shape, look for angular frames that provide contrast, whether it’s a boxy frame or even a slight cateye. As always, fit is important — but for rounder faces especially, it is best to avoid oversized and too-tight frames.
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Try on a square shape for angles in even proportions. The Brooks is a versatile favorite that comes in an array of acetates. If you’re looking for a slimmer silhouette or a more custom fit, Grant is an option too.
Similar to the square frame, a rectangular frame’s linear lines help to provide angular contrast. Try a frame that hits higher on your cheek for a more traditional fit, like the Bryn Mawr. For a more coverage, try the Bentley.
SLIGHT CATEYE FRAMES
A cateye is a universally flattering frame because it lifts up your features. Try a slight unisex cateye like Milwood, or a more feminine take like Dillon. Or square things out with Wellesley.