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How to Choose Right Sunglasses for Men

Tips of Choosing Perfect Sunglasses for Men

Md. Shafaytul Islam Shanto
MBA (DU), B.Sc in Textile Engineering
Email: shanto1989bd@gmail.com



Sunglass is one of the most popular fashion accessories among men. It can be used both for fashion or function. A perfect eye-wear or sunglasses for men can help to give you an attractive appearance and can hide any imperfection of your face as well. Men have to be a little tricky or tips to choose the best sunglasses for them. Not all sunglasses fit with every types of face shape. Here some tips of picking right sunglasses for men are given, which can effectively help men in making their choice.

A guy wearing sunglasses
A guy wearing sunglasses

Choosing the best sunglasses for your face shapes:

The first you have to do is to determine the shape of your face. Only then you can go for cherry-picking the right sunglasses for you. Some guidelines for selecting right sunglasses are mentioned here in order to help you to determine your face’s shape.

Forehead and chin are the two main points of your face. If you have a wide or broad forehead and a pointy chin, then most probably you have a heart-shaped face. A guy with square-shaped face has a comparatively wide chin. If both your forehead and chin are rounded, then it is simple to determine that you have a round face. Both the forehead and chin are narrow in an oval or egg-shaped face.

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Different types of face shapes and choose the right sunglasses for your face shape

There are generally 7 types of face shapes:

  1. Round or circle,
  2. Square shape
  3. Egg shaped or oval,
  4. Triangle shape
  5. Heart shaped
  6. Diamond shape
  7. Oblong shape

Choose your sunglasses according to different face shapes:

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Perfect pair of sunglasses styles with different face shape for men

How to find the sunglasses style to fit your face shape? If yours face is round, oval, heart or square shaped, you can find the perfect style of sunglasses. The different sunglasses for men according to face shapes are mentioned below with examples…..

Basic face shapes are mainly 4 types, they are

  1. Round
  2. Square
  3. Oval and
  4. Heart shape

Recommended sunglasses for round face shape:

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Sunglasses for round face shape

Recommended sunglasses for Square face shape:

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Sunglasses for square face shape

Recommended sunglasses for Heart face shape:

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Sunglasses for heart shape face

Recommended sunglasses for Oval face shape:

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Sunglasses for oval shape face

Making the right choice:

Square or rectangular shaped are the right sunglasses for men with round or oval shaped faces. These are very well-known in the market as “Wayfarer”. You can surely have a smart look on you because of the contrast between the shape of the sunglasses and your face.

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Jake Gyllenhaal in Wayfarer Sunglasses

Aviator-style sunglasses looks great on a square-shaped face. This type of sunglasses are top favorite among pilots and cabin crews. The famous Hollywood star Tom Cruise used a black colored large aviator sunglasses in his movie named “Top Gun”. After that movie, so much popularity has been earned by this types of sunglasses and it’s still going on. Aviator sunglasses cover a large portion of a long or square face.

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Tom Cruise with Aviator-style sunglass in Top Gun

If you find your face to be heart-shaped, then sunglasses with round frames would be the right sunglasses for you. Those are somehow similar to the glasses used by Daniel Radcliffe in Harry Potter movie series.

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A model wearing vintage round sunglasses

Whatever the shape of your face is, you can definitely choose the right sunglasses for you after following the simple instructions in the above article.



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