Many people today like to have more than one pair of spectacles; possibly one for work and one for leisure, maybe a special pair to go with a particular outfit, or perhaps different spectacles for driving. No matter what your prescription, colour preferences or budget, we can provide a frame style and the knowledge to provide the right lenses to make you look good in your spectacles – but where do you start?
The key to making the most of your looks is to emphasise your best features. The shape of frame you choose should compliment your face shape, balancing your features. Although we all have different face shapes, we can place most faces into one of the shapes listed below. To determine your face shape, hold your hair back from your face and study its shape in a mirror.
As glasses are worn close to your eyes, skin and hair, the frame colour is just as important as the shape and can compliment many of your features.
Modern plastic frames are light in weight and available in an array of colours and detail; metal frames are also available in a wide range of finishes. For today’s fashion glasses, less is definitely more. Lightweight titanium, rimless and supra are very popular, either in minimalist angular shapes or more decorative. But which to choose? Here are some guidelines, based on your colouring:
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