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The Best Frames for an Oblong Face Shape

By July 8, 2020January 1st, 2021No Comments

An oblong face shape is longer than it is wide. It also has a strong, straight cheek line. When getting the best frames for an oblong face, the aim is to make the face appear shorter and more balanced. For this reason, go for frames that have more depth than width.

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How to know if you have an oblong shape

  • You have balanced features
  • High cheekbones
  • Narrow chin

Glasses you should look out for

  • Bold shapes
  • Fun colours and textures
  • Balanced size

Frames with decorative or contrasting temples are also great for an oblong face as they add width to the face.

Glasses in bold shapes, colours and materials for instance aviator glasses with aviator glasses with upswept corners will emphasize the cheekbones and make them look more contoured.

When finding the best frames for an oblong face shape, go for glasses with embellishments as they look good on people with high cheek bones.

A classic rectangular shape would add to a sophisticated and studious look.

A retro cat-eye, trendy square or round frame would also accentuate an oblong face shape.

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