One of the things that you consider when shopping for a new pair of prescription glasses is the frame shape or style. Although you can always try the glasses on to know if they fit you well or if they look great on you, it is still better if you know the most appropriate frame style for the shape of your face especially if you are shopping eyeglasses online.
There are surely a wide array of frame styles and shapes to choose from in the optical shop you are visiting. Knowing which frame styles and shapes are ideal for the shape of your face will help trim down your options and will make shopping quicker, more pleasant and less troublesome.
Here are the different frame styles and shapes we offer here at California Glasses.
The square eyeglasses are an angular frame that is considered as one of the most popular choices these modern days. The typical square glasses provide a masculine look while their cat eye frames and browline glasses variations provide a feminine look. The square eyeglasses are ideal for people with oval faces.
Famous for their retro geek-chic style, the round eyeglasses provide an old geeky school boy or girl look. This frame shape has become very popular from 70’s to 90’s. The round eyeglasses are ideal for people with oval, heart, and square faces.
Full Rim Glasses
The full rim glasses are a sturdy and stylish frame style that is known as the most common type of eyewear that you can find on the market. Best for people who are looking for a pair of bold style glasses. The lenses of the full rim glasses are enclosed with a durable material, often metal, plastic, acetate, and titanium. The full rim glasses are ideal for those people with longer faces.
Semi Rimless Glasses
The semi-rimless glasses, also known as half-rimless frames, have a rim only on the bottom half or the top half of the lens. This is the perfect option for people who are looking for a lightweight eyewear. The full semi-rim glasses are ideal for those people with petite faces.
The rimless glasses are known for being light and minimal. They are perfect for those who need prescription glasses that provide magnification but does not obstruct their vision. Just like semi-rimless glasses, the rimless glasses are likewise ideal for those people with petite faces. They also look great on people with diamond faces.