Best Sunglasses for Your Face Shape: Oval
Got an oval face? You’re in luck when it comes to sunnies selections. You have a naturally symmetrical face that looks fab with most frame shapes. Here’s the lowdown on your gorgeous shape and which frames go best with it.
What Is My Face Shape?
Before we dive into the best sunglasses for oval faces, let’s chat about what an oval face looks like and what other shapes are out there.
Oval faces are taller than they’re wide, and they’re the widest around the eye area. They go flawlessly with frames that create angles, so there are many options to choose from. Classic angular square and rectangle glasses are perfect, but cateyes, shields, and other geometric picks are also go-to's.
Other Face Shapes
Round: Round faces are as tall as they’re wide. Pop on frames that create lines and angles for balance.
Heart: Heart faces have wider foreheads and narrow jaws, and round and tapered styles complement them perfectly.
Square: Square faces flaunt angular features, so round frames soften them while rectangular ones sharpen them.
Finding the Best Sunglasses for an Oval Face
Oval faces can werk many sunnies — they especially pair well with frames that have straight lines and create angles. Here are our fave oval face shape glasses and sunglasses.
Cateye: REINA MINI
Pop on a pair with a stylish flick to be the cat’s meow. Feel like royalty in REINA MINI, a sleek cateye with a metal bridge and thick black outlines. Sized down from the OG Reina, it perfectly balances an oval face. This timeless piece makes for an off-duty pick that matches all your OOTDs, whether you want retro vibes or a fly street style.
Aviator: HIGH KEY
Low key you can never go wrong with HIGH KEY, a Quay cult fave that’s got a hold even on the stars. For oval faces, consider grabbing these classic aviators sized down for a balanced look. HIGH KEY features the whole package with flat lenses, triangle notches, and adjustable nose pads. Step out in style, whether you’re brunching with the homies or enjoying vacay at the resort. Loving the HIGH KEY look? Grab it in blue-light specs for everyday scrolling.
Give major heart eyes with HEARTBREAKER. It’s all in the name: these frames have heart-shaped lenses that’ll turn heads your way. Fall in love with their luxed-up rose gold frames and gorgeous copper fade finish. You’ll be loving them for your everyday walks around town or casual concert hangs.
Frames to Avoid
Frames that are too big may throw off the balance of an oval face shape, but that doesn’t mean you have to steer clear of oversized frames. Experiment with different styles to find what werks best for you. Use our Virtual Try-On Tool to see whether or not you’re vibing with a frame.
Oval faces — really, all the faces — can keep it flawlessly shady with Quay sunnies.
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