We’ve all been there in a department store, standing at the mirror modelling every different type of sunglasses the store has to offer. But unless you’ve got the cash to spend on a pair of Ray-Ban sunglasses in these department stores, many people turn to the internet to pick up a pair of Ray-Bans for a reduced price.
Buying sunglasses online can be a difficult task due to the variety of different frame shapes and styles you can find online. If you’re like us then online shopping for Ray-Bans can very daunting due to the sheer amount of choice and then you simply put it off. So, where do you start?
The best way to pick your ultimate pair of Ray-Bans is to shop online based on the shape of your face, which involves determining your face shape and then filtering your search based on recommended frame shapes.
Determine Your Face Shape
Believe it or not, there a many different face shapes that people can have, with a few differences in facial structure affecting your ability to pull off a pair of Wayferers.
See below for the different kind of face shapes, with a brief descriptions to help you determine your face shape:
One of the rounded face types, a round face can be categorised as soft angles with slightly wide cheekbones which are equally as wide as the forehead and jaw.
Another rounded face type, an oval face type has slightly narrower cheekbones compared to a round face, however, the jaw and forehead are slightly narrower in width that the cheekbones.
An angular face type in which the forehead is the widest part of the face, with the face gradually narrowing towards the jaw.
Another angular face type with multiple angular lines with equally wide cheekbones, forehead and jaw line.
There a 2 approaches to picking frame types based on your face type, you can either enhance your face type or soften your face.
There any many different frame shapes that Ray-Bans come in. Below are the generic shapes you can buy online and the face shapes suitable to pull these frame shapes off:
Ray-Bans with rectangle frames can soften any round face shape but also enhance a square face. Therefore we would recommend a rectangle pair of Ray-Bans for a round or square face shape.
Consider trying these RB3379 Ray-Bans if you’re looking for some rectangular framed Ray-Bans.
Round shaped frames can enhance a round and oval face but also soften a triangular and square face. These RB2447 round fleck Ray-Bans are a great choice for a round frame and suitable for the majority of all face shapes.
Square Shaped Frames
Square shaped Ray-bans are suited for an oval face as they help soften this face shape. However, if you’ve a triangular face shape then square shaped frames can enhance this angular face shape.
These RB2132 New Wayfarer’s are a great pair of square framed sunglasses.
There are multiple different types of shapes that faces come in but also that Ray-bans come in. Therefore, we hope that the above advice helps you pick up your perfect pair of Ray-Bans online.