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Choosing frames

Frames are important as they will be perceived as a part of you. 

Selecting the right frames is a delicate art that involves accentuating certain facial features while harmonizing others. When choosing your frames, there are four key factors to keep in mind:

Face shapes

Your face shape serves as the foundation for your frame selection. Understanding your unique face shape is the first step towards finding frames that enhance your natural features.


In the world of eyewear, opposites often create the most striking impressions. Consider the shape of your frames in relation to your face shape. For instance, if your features tend to be rounder, opt for frames with more angular lines to create a captivating contrast.


Maintaining proportion is crucial for a harmonious look. Your frames should be well-proportioned to the size of your face. It's worth noting that sunglasses often have larger designs for added coverage and protection, deviating from the proportions of regular eyeglasses.


The color of your frames can significantly impact your overall appearance. Many choose a frame color that complements their skin tone, eye colour, and hair colour. If you're looking to make a bold statement, contrasting colours can draw attention to your eyewear and amplify your style.

Learn more about face shapes

Discover Your Perfect Frames: Expert Tips for Spectacle Wearers.
By: Hoya Vision.

Diamon-Shaped Face - choosing frames


Diamond-shaped faces have a pointy chin, wide cheekbones and a broad forehead. This face shape looks great with quirky, retro frames and frames that balance the jawline.

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Round faces are as long as they are wide, with a curved chin and cheeks. The best frames for this face shape are ones that are angular and slimming.

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Round Face - Choosing Frames
Square Face - Choosing Frames


Like round faces, square faces are equal in width and height. However, the features are more angular, with a broad chin and strong jawline. A more rounded or aviator-shaped frame will look great on you.

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Oval faces are longer than they are wide, with a rounded chin and high cheekbones. This face shape works well with most styles, so don’t be afraid to experiment with the latest looks.

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Oval Face - Choosing Frames
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At T&S Opticians, we're here to assist you in making the perfect frame selection that not only enhances your vision but also reflects your unique personality and style. Our experienced team is ready to provide personalized guidance, ensuring you leave with frames that truly stand out. Book Now!

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