Beyond its primary feature of correcting impaired vision, glasses now come in a variety of styles to satisfy different needs. Need reading glasses for your reading sessions? How about a pair of glasses to round out your fashion ensemble? There is a pair of glasses for everyone, regardless of their lifestyle.
Of course, you're probably wondering if there's a way to find the ideal pair of glasses for you. Aside from your personal preferences, your face shape, lifestyle, and even skin tone all influence the type of glasses you should wear. If you're not sure where to begin, we've put together a quick guide to assist you!
How To Choose The Right Glasses For You
- Examine the pair of glasses that you have
If you already own a pair (or two) of glasses, you should start by examining and seeing which features attracted them to you. Is it the shape or colour of the frames? Do you prefer tinted or clear glasses? That way, you will know what details to look out for in your next pair of glasses. Even if you are looking to try a new style of glasses, your current pair of glasses can still act as a good reference point.
If you currently do not own a pair of glasses, you can skip this step.
- Determine your current lifestyle needs
Just like clothes, there is a pair of glasses for every activity. If you are someone who spends a lot of time on the computer, you may want to invest in a pair of computer glasses that filters out the blue light of digital screens so as to ensure more protection for your eyes. Wearing sunglasses with tinted lenses can help to reduce the glare of sunlight on the eyes for those who spend a lot of time in the sun. Not to mention that you'll need a proper pair of glasses to fix vision problems like myopia or presbyopia.
- Choose glasses that compliment your face shape
If your eyes are the windows to your soul, then glasses are the curtains that express your personality! That’s why finding a pair of glasses that matches your face shape can elevate your look. Unsure of your face shape? You can take this quiz to find out. Once you have done so, you can refer to the following points to see what type of frames suit your face:
- Round faces look good with rectangular frames that balance out the softness of their features.
- Square and heart-shaped faces can benefit from round and oval glasses respectively as they add some much-needed softness to the sharp contours of their faces.
- Oval faces, which have harmonious features, look good in nearly every type of frame. They just need to avoid wearing thin frames as it can make the face appear longer.
- Don’t forget about colour
Finding a pair of glasses that matches the undertones of your skin is a little-known trick that can help you find the perfect pair of glasses for you. Brown, olive green, honey, and light tortoiseshell glasses would look good on people with warm undertones. While silver, pink, purple, grey, and dark tortoiseshell glasses are suitable for people with cool undertones.
For those who wear glasses as a fashion accessory, the colour of your glasses can really enhance the overall look of your outfit. Wearing a neutral outfit? This pair of Izipizi glasses are sure to create a great contrast! You can even match the colour of the glasses with the rest of your accessories to create a more seamless look.
A Pair of Glasses For Every Occasion
Whether your glasses are for fashion or utilitarian purposes, we hope that this guide can give you a better idea of how to pick and choose the right pair of glasses for you! At the end of the day, the best pair of glasses are the ones that you love and wear the most, so don’t be afraid to experiment with different styles and shapes.
Ante Limited has a wide range of fashionable and quality glasses for all your needs. Browse our Izipizi catalogue to find out more.