If you’ve ever wondered which sunglasses to go for, the best and easiest place to start is by looking at your face shape.
There are many variations, but three of the main shapes are round, oval and heart-shaped.
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If you’ve got a heart-shaped face, you won’t have a hard time in your pursuit as most frames will look great on you.
There are, however, a few styles of shades that work well to complement your jaw and make it appear wider, offering balance when you wear them.
An easy way to get inspiration is to look at celebrities with a similar look, like Vanessa Hudgens, Reese Witherspoon, Naomi Campbell and Nicole Richie.
Aviators and cat-eye styles that never go out of style are perfect for you – and luckily, there are so many delicious pairs dropping all the time.
I’ve scoured the internet to find those best suited to heart-shaped face and I’ve found so many I love, from Missoma, Poppy Lissiman, Ray-ban, and more.
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This classic style, which gained widespread popularity in the ‘30s, is usually wide at the top and tapered at the bottom, making it perfect for complementing your face shape.
Aviator sunglasses, £16, River Island – buy now
These 70s-style tinted frames give this iconic silhouette a modern update, while offering a retro look too.
Aviator-frame sunglasses, £127, Ray-ban – buy now
Chic and sleek, this is a timeless style that always looks great.
Aviator sunglasses, £6.99, H&M – buy now
This timeless pair from H&M are perfect for those wanting to dip their toe into the style. At £6.99, you really can’t go wrong.
Aviator-frame sunglasses, £347, Gucci Eyewear – buy now
If you’re looking to invest in a new pair of shades, Gucci has some of the best – including these aviators.
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The wider frame of cat-eye sunglasses makes them great at balancing your face, while they offer an ultra-chic and feminine look.
Linda Torti Sunglasses, £115, Poppy Lissiman – buy now
Update your cat-eye collection with this tortoiseshell pair from the iconic Poppy Lissiman.
Serpens Link Cat-Eye Sunglasses, £129, Le Specs x Missoma – buy now
Le Specs has teamed up with Missoma on a drop of gorgeous embellished shades – including this cat-eye pair.
Pointed Cat Eye Sunglasses, £27, & Other Stories – buy now
These cat-eye shades will instantly make you feel sophisticated.
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Streamline your look with the help of rectangular sunglasses. Their strong lines balance out the curves of your face.
Rectangular Frame Sunglasses, £27, & Other Stories – buy now
These sunglasses are anything but basic. With a rectangular shape and thick, bold frames, they’re the perfect pair for summer.
Giorgina rectangular sunglasses, £193, Palm Angels – buy now
Y2K inspired styles are trending this season and these frames are giving early 2000s vibes.
Rectangular Sunglasses, now £7.47, NA-KD – buy now
Sometimes simple is best.