Similar to a daring new haircut or a bold lip color, eyewear has the power to instantly transform your look. While our wardrobe is a tool for personal expression, it’s often the finishing touches (aka: the accessories) that can take your style to the next level. Few accessories can compete with the power that eyewear wields. Whether you’re looking to add a bit of sophistication to your look, try on a completely different persona or simply play up your features, eyewear is the ultimate accessory — especially when you leverage all of the shapes that specs have to offer.

When shopping for your perfect pair(s), consider the following three classic frame shapes:

This flattering shape tends to look good on most face shapes. Here’s what to look for when shopping for your perfect square:


This elegant shape is ideal for more angular features. If your face is dominantly round, go for the cat eye and square shapes instead:


Cat Eye
Channel your inner starlet with this timeless shape. The cat eye is universally flattering and adds instant sass:


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