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The Kapten & Son Glasses-Fit-Guide – How to compliment the shape of your face with our glasses

Are you looking for a new pair of glasses and are having trouble finding the perfect model while also being unsure which shape best fits your face? Then you are at the right place, we are here to help you find the perfect pair with our Kapten & Son glasses fit-guide! We have collected great tips that can help you find the right style for your face! Our fit-guide will be useful for finding new sunglasses or even a cool pair of blue light filter glasses that are beneficial for the office.

It’s a match – fundamentals for finding the perfect pair of glasses

As already established, when looking for a pair of glasses, you have to make sure that the shape fits to your face. With so many different styles out there it is challenging to find the best suiting pair of glasses for your face. Even though every face is unique, there are basically four different shapes to go by. Therefore, we distinguish between oval, angular, round and heart shaped faces. To discover what shape best describes your face; we have listed characteristics of each shape and found compatible glasses from our collection to go with them. So let’s find your new eyecatcher!

Oval face – Every style is possible

Is your face rather longer than wider? And are your cheeks the widest part of your face? Then you have an oval shaped face and are one of the lucky people that are able to wear any style of glasses. You can rock any shape, no matter if it’s cat-eye glasses, round pilot ones or if they have rectangular lenses. You can simply try on any style while always looking fabulous; so take advantage of your face that was made to wear glasses by adding the perfect eyewear accessory to your outfits.

Our sunglasses recommendation: any pair from Amsterdam to Valencia – there is no limit to your sunglass collection! Our blue light filter glasses recommendation: from Belleville to Williamsburg – the decision is yours!

Heart shaped face – Cupid’s favorite

When you look in the mirror and can make out a heart on your face then you might not only be hit by cupid’s arrow but also have a heart shaped face that indicates a wider forehead, distinctive cheekbones and a small chin. So when it comes to choosing glasses you have to be careful that you don’t make your forehead stand out and instead find a pair that makes your chin less pointy. We therefore recommend choosing round or oval glasses to give the face a gentle touch that compensate for the chin and forehead. With this little tip, we are sure you will find the right glasses that will make your heart skip a beat.

Our sunglasses recommendation: Maui, Fitzroy, Berkeley, Amsterdam and London Our blue light filter glasses recommendation: Bondi, Marais and Stratford

Angular face – the specialist for edges

Are your forehead, cheeks and jaw around the same size? Then you belong to the people with an angular shaped face. To not lose your facial features you should get round glasses that put emphasis on your features while also adding a little bit of delicacy. In addition, cat-eye and the so-called pilot glasses also work well with your face – we love an edgy look.

Our sunglasses recommendation: Maui, Amsterdam, Berkeley, London and Valencia Our blue light filter glasses recommendation: Stratford, Mayfair, Marais, Bondi, Soho and Belleville

Round face – soft and gentle features

Round faces are often characterized as the face that has gentle features. Through the round chin and an even balance between the width and length of the face; people with round faces generally fit rectangular glasses or uniquely shaped ones. Those wider frames add a balance to your soft and gentle features by making it appear longer.

Our sunglasses recommendation: Nice, Moscow, Florence, Orlando, Milan and San Francisco Our blue light filter glasses recommendation: Williamsburg, Greenpoint, Glendale and Pasadena

Alright Kaptens, we hope that you were able to figure out which shape your face belongs to and that our glasses fit-guide will help you make a decision which eyewear style to pick. Nevertheless, we would also like to note that when choosing a frame style, the main focus should be your personal taste and comfort needs. Therefore, our glasses fit guide is just a little helping tool but in the end you should get the glasses that you absolutely love and never want to take off.

Enjoy checking out our sunglasses and computer glasses collection – maybe you will even get a new perspective on different styles.

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