Big or small sunglasses: which ones to choose

Big or small sunglasses: which ones to choose

So, you’ve made your choice of saying goodbye to your old sunglasses and you are looking for a new accessory that enhances your looks: the time has come to buy new sunglasses! The choice will not be easy, of course: there is an infinite variety of models to choose from. To start off with the right foot, we suggest you make a first decision: big or small sunglasses?

One of the things that you should consider when choosing the size of your sunglasses is the shape of your face. Opting for large or small sunglasses can depend on many other aspects, but as a starting point this can help you rule out the most extreme models that might not match your style.

The same way that certain types of frames fit some face shapes better, the size of the sunglasses will also create a visual effect that can make or break your look.

If your face is narrow, don't make the mistake of thinking that smaller sunglasses  will fit you. Aim for something more proportional and somewhat longer in height. But yes, big sunglasses can also make you look fabulous. Give them a try!

If your nose is wide, large sunglasses models like the Marella will help your nose go unnoticed more easily. And vice versa: if your nose is very small, opt for smaller sunglasses models, so that it does not lose even more prominence.

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If your face is very round, you better avoid small and very round sunglasses. It will be better to add a little contrast to your face with square sunglasses. Same goes if your face is wide: better bet on big sunglasses, since the small ones will create a disproportion. 

However, it is one thing to follow basic advice on what can most favor your face, and millions of exceptions based on your personal style, color and length of your hair, etc. Take a look at our collection to find the model that works best for you. All orders have free shipping and returns.

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