Of all the possible face shapes, round is one of the most common, marked by soft curves and full cheeks. “A round face shape is distinguished by its almost equal width and length,” says Dr. Inna Lazar, O.D., a doctor of optometry with Greenwich Eye Care. In general, the most flattering glasses for round faces provide an element of contrast via angular frames with sharp, clean lines. Think: square, rectangular, cat-eye, browline and geometric frames.
To help our fellow bespectacled readers, we researched the best glasses for round faces from eyewear brands we trust, and with advice from Dr. Lazar and fashion stylist Nina Vargas. Here, are our top recommendations:
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