The 10 Best Sunglasses for Every Face Shape

sunglassesNow that the weather is, thank sweet baby Jesus, finally heating up, we have all sorts of fun summery accoutrements to look forward to. Sandals, fedoras, coral lipsticks, and my personal favorite: Sunglasses.

Is there anything better than forgoing makeup altogether and just throwing on a pair of sunglasses and looking totally chic? Answer: No. But there is a bit of an art when it comes to sunglass shopping. You want to buy the right pair for your particular face. And, because we're your besties, we're here to help. Here are the 10 best sunglasses for every face shape.

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  • Heart-Shaped Face: Cat's Eye Sunglasses


    Cat's eye sunglasses can help narrow a wide forehead -- and they're super cute!

  • Heart-Shaped Face: Aviators


    Sunglasses with round edges also flatter heart-shaped faces. Aviators look great for those with strong jaws or pointy chins.

  • Square Face: Round Sunglasses


    Those blessed with square faces (think Salma Hayek and Demi Moore) look great in round sunglasses, as they soften and balance the strong jawline.

  • Full, Round Faces: Black Sunglasses


    Black is always slimming -- even for faces.

  • Oval Face: Wayfarers




    Truth be told, Wayfarers look good on most face shapes, but those with oval faces definitely need to invest in a pair.


  • Oval Face: Thick Frames




    Oval faces can also support thicker, chunkier frames like these cuties from Topshop!

  • Angular Faces: Round, Oversized Sunglasses


    Faces with more angular features look great in rounded, oversized glasses. Think model off-duty.

  • Full Face: Geometric, Oversized Sunglasses



    The geometric, oversized frames look perfectly balanced on those with fuller faces.

  • Rectangular Face: Aviators


    Aviator sunglasses look fantastic on rectangular face-shapes, as well. Think Gisele Bundchen and Gwyneth Paltrow.

  • Triangular Face: Ray-Ban Clubmasters


    Those with triangular faces -- Reese Witherspoon, Victoria Beckham -- should try a pair like the Ray-Ban Clubmaster. It isn't an easy look to pull off, so if you can do it, go for it.

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