Whether you’re off somewhere sunny or hanging out on home ground, find the perfect sunglasses to suit your face shape with our expert style guide.
Characteristics: Oval faces are longer than they are wide with a slightly rounded jawline and no sharp or angular features.
Famous faces: Kate Middleton, Beyoncé and Jessica Alba.
Your perfect sunnies: Lucky you – you can pull off almost any round or square frames, so meet in the middle with a wayfarer-inspired pair with flat-top frames.
Characteristics: Oblong faces are also longer than their width but they’re slightly narrower than oval face shapes. Cheek lines are often straight, and chins can be slightly pointed.
Famous faces: Kim Kardashian, Victoria Beckham and Liv Tyler.
Your perfect sunnies: Go for oversized, round pairs to widen and soften your features, and skip frames that are too narrow for your face.
Characteristics: Heart-shaped faces are wider at the forehead with high cheekbones and narrower jawline with a small – and often slightly pointed – chin.
Famous faces: Selena Gomez, Reese Witherspoon and Halle Berry.
Your perfect sunnies: Choose a pair that are wider on the top than they are at the bottom – think classic aviators and cool cat-eye styles for the most flattering fit.
Characteristics: Round faces are widest across the cheekbones, and narrower at the forehead and jawline.
Famous faces: Emma Stone, Mila Kunis and Kirsten Dunst.
Your perfect sunnies: Add a little structure with oversized, rectangular pairs with chunky frames that make a serious style statement.
Characteristics: Square faces have a broad forehead, wide cheekbones and a strong, angular jawline.
Famous faces: Rihanna, Leighton Meester and Olivia Wilde.
Your perfect sunnies: Balance out those sculpted features with soft lines – we’re talking cat-eye frames with simple or statement frames.
Illustrations by Victoria Chapman.