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We've found the best sunglasses for your face shape

by Courtney Gisriel / / Source: TODAY

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It's officially sunglasses season!

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If you're having trouble finding the most flattering pair for your face, don't worry! TODAY Style Squad member Jill Martin has you covered with a few easy tricks to find your face shape, and suggestions for which frame will look most stunning on you.


If you have a wider forehead and the rest of your face gradually narrows to your chin, there's a pretty good chance your face is heart-shaped. The best frames for you are cat-eye sunglasses or round frames.

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Madeline Metal Round Sunglasses, $16, Urban Outfitters

Round Urban OUtfitters Sunglasses

Audrey Tortoise by ROOT, $65, ShopSpring

Round Tortoise Shell


An oval-shaped face is slightly longer in the lower half and has a bit of a rounded jaw. If you have an oval face, you're going to want to stick to soft, angular frames like aviator sunglasses.

Gray Sunglasses with Brow Bar, $10, Lane Bryant

Gray Sunglasses with Brow Bar
Lane Bryant

TOMS Jarrett Peach Crystal Sunglasses, $139, ShopSpring

Aviator TOMS sunglasses

Ray-Ban Aviator Metal Sunglasses, $138 (Originally $150), Amazon

RayBan Aviators

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If your face is about as long as it is wide and you have a more rounded jawline, you most likely have a round face. To balance out your less angular features, add a pair of wide or rectangular frames.

Ombre Lense Square Sunglasses, $8, Boohoo

Ombre Lense Square Sunglasses

Joe's Square Sunglasses, $35 (Originally $125), Saks off Fifth

Joes Square Sunglasses

McQ Alexander McQueen Shiny Square Sunglasses, $60, Saks Off Fifth

McQ Square Sunglasses

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If your forehead, cheekbones and jaw are about equal width and you have a strong jaw, you may have a square-shaped face. To complement your shape, go for round frames, oval-shaped shades or cat-eye sunglasses.

Round Sunglasses, $10, H&M

Round Sunglasses

Transparent Framed Sunglasses, $10, H&M

Transparent Framed Sunglasses

Illesteva Leonard Tortoise with Silver Mirrored Lenses, $177, ShopSpring

Illesteva Sunglasses


If the bottom half of your face is longer than the top half, you might have an oblong face shape. This shape can often fit into other categories, but the best sunglasses include oversized shades and wrap-style sunglasses.

Oversized Cat Eye Rose Sunglasses, $16, Boohoo

Cat Eye Rose Sunglasses

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