Spectacles are a pair of lenses held in place in front of the eyes by a frame. People wear spectacles primarily to correct faulty vision. No one knows when or where people first wore glasses. European most probably started wearing in the 1200’s.
Spectacles frames are normally made of plastic and metal. Many people prefer to wear contact lens than spectacles as they think that it is a boring frame that made them look like a nerd. However, now spectacles are in the trend and people wear it to enhance their look. Nowadays, many people in Korea tend to wear it as accessories to ornament the face. As different types and colors of Korean glasses frames suit different people, you need to determine the shape and color of your face and understand which type of glasses frames styles and colors best suit you when choosing spectacles frames. People who have fair skin should not choose pastel shade or metal frames. Eye colors and hair colors are also another factor to consider when choosing spectacles frames.
Different frames for different face shape
People with round face have curved lines with same length and width and has no angles. They are suitable for spectacles with a bold rectangular frame because it will make your face look longer and thinner. Choose those that have large lenses as shallow lenses will make your eyes look smaller.
Oval face is the ideal face shape that many people wish for because of its balanced proportions. This face shape is suitable for any frame but spectacles frames that are wider than the broadest part of the face or walnut- shaped frames are suitable too.
Square face people has strong jaw line and wide forehead. Wearing spectacles with square frames will make your face look hard. Try oval-shaped frames because it will soften your chin. Don’t wear frames that are too narrow as it will make you look childish.
Heart-shaped face is also known as triangular face. This face shape is very suitable for frames that are narrow at top and wider at bottom as it will minimize the width of the upper face.
Long face people have straight cheek line and sometimes long nose. To balance your face, try frames that have a top-to-bottom depth as it will shorten the nose.
Diamond-shaped face is the very rare. Spectacles frames that have unique brow lines and rimless frames as it highlight the eyes and soften the cheekbones.
Love at first sight may not suit you
There are hundreds of styles of spectacles frames in the market. You need to pay attention to your features. Remember to avoid buying the particular one that you like at first sight as it may not suit you. It is also important to choose spectacles frames that are close to your style and personality and also comfortable. For example, retro spectacles frames are suitable for people who like vintage style. If the spectacles frames look good but aren’t comfortable, it is not worth your money. If the frame keep sliding off your nose, doesn’t fit your face or the nose pads are makes you feel uncomfortable, you can get your optician to fix it.