How to choose the perfect glasses for your face

  • By Holley Simmons The Washington Post
  • Friday, April 26, 2013 1:17pm
  • Life

Landing the right pair of glasses is as crucial for your appearance as it is for your eyesight.

“Glasses are the ultimate fashion accessory, because they are often the first thing people see,” says Neil Blumenthal, co-founder of Warby Parker, the trendy eyewear company that donates a pair for every frame sold (

While many factors go into picking the perfect specs, such as hair color, eyebrow location and skin tone, the shape of your face is a good starting point for selecting the right specs.

Here are our recommendations for four common mugs. And if you can’t choose just one, we won’t blame you for seeing double.

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