Are You Wearing The Wrong Pair? How To Pick The Right Shades For Your Face

It’s 2014!! And the future’s so bright, you gotta wear shades (or so the saying goes). But before you invest in your next pair of frames, take a moment to consult this handy guide featuring Miranda Kerr, Gwen Stefani, and more.

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    Whatever your hair color or face shape, we guarantee we’ve got the most flattering sunnies for you.

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    Cat-Eye

    Looks Best With: Heart-shaped faces (broad forehead, smaller chin, distinguished cheekbones).

     

    Pictured: Olivia Palermo stepped out in Wunderkind Cat’s Eye Sunglasses in Brooklyn last month.

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    Urban Outfitters

     Oversized Cat-Eye Sunglasses ($16)

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    Tortoiseshell

    Looks Best With: Flecked with brown, black, and amber, tortoiseshell is flattering to all hair colors with the exception of white and gray.

     

    Pictured: Sienna Miller sported Karen Walker Anywhere Sunglasses ($280) in Tortoiseshell on a recent outing in New York.

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    Illesteva

    Leonard II ($280)

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    Wayfarer

    Looks Best With: A round face shape (well-proportioned face with soft angles).

     

    Pictured: Reese Witherspoon was spotted in L.A. wearing Ray-Ban New Wayfarer Sunglasses ($130) in Black.

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    Warby Parker

    Madison Sunglasses ($95) in Rum Cherry

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    Ray-Ban

    Wayfarer Folding Flash Lenses ($165) in Black

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    Round

    Looks Best With: Square-shaped faces (angular jaw, square chin).

     

    Pictured: Alexa Chung donned Miu Miu Brown Glitter Sunglasses ($249) in New York last month.

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    Wildfire Couture

    Bel Air Sunglasses ($179) in Pearl 

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    Pink

    Looks Best With: Reddish or blonde hair with cool undertones (platinum and ash).

     

    Pictured: Carey Mulligan wears a pair of dusty pink, retro-inspired shades at LAX in December.

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    Karen Walker

    Helter Skelter Milky Pink ($329) 

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    Carrera 6004

    Craze Cat Eye Sunglasses ($90) 

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    Aviator

    Looks Best With: As with the cat-eye, these work best with heart- shaped faces, but they’re generally flattering on most face shapes.

     

    Pictured: Miranda Kerr was spotted in Manhattan recently wearing Prada Pilot Sunglasses ($330) in Gold/Brown.

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    Linda Farrow

    Luxe 24k Rose Gold Sunglasses ($1, 040)

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    Oversized

    Looks Best With: Oval-shaped faces (narrow features, proportions that are more long than wide).

     

    Pictured: Gwen Stefani wore Stella McCartney Rounded Cat Eye Sunglasses ($190) to lunch in West Hollywood.

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    Victoria Beckham

    D-Frame Mottled Acetate Sunglasses ($535)

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    A.J. Morgan

    Glamazon Sunglasses ($24)

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Wildfire Couture Bel Air Sunglasses

Wildfire Couture Bel Air Sunglasses

Wildfire Couture, $179
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Illesteva Leonard II

Illesteva Leonard II

Illesteva, $280
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Warby Parker Madison Sunglasses

Warby Parker Madison Sunglasses

Warby Parker, $95
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The Row Cat Eye D-Frame Sunglasses

The Row Cat Eye D-Frame Sunglasses

The Row, $460
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Ray-Ban Wayfarer Folding Flash Lenses

Ray-Ban Wayfarer Folding Flash Lenses

Ray-Ban, $165
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Stella McCartney Square-Frame Tortoiseshell-Print Acetate Sunglasses

Stella McCartney Square-Frame Tortoiseshell-Print Acetate Sunglasses

Stella McCartney, $250
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Victoria Beckham D-Frame Mottled Acetate Sunglasses

Victoria Beckham D-Frame Mottled Acetate Sunglasses

Victoria Beckham, $535
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Urban Outfitters Oversized Cat-Eye Sunglasses

Urban Outfitters Oversized Cat-Eye Sunglasses

Urban Outfitters, $16
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Le Specs The Dandy Round-Frame Acetate Sunglasses

Le Specs The Dandy Round-Frame Acetate Sunglasses

Le Specs, $55
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Asos High Bar Aviator Sunglasses with Mirrored Lenses

Asos High Bar Aviator Sunglasses with Mirrored Lenses

Asos, $22
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A.J. Morgan Glamazon Sunglasses

A.J. Morgan Glamazon Sunglasses

A.J. Morgan, $24
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Linda Farrow Luxe 24k Rose Gold Sunglasses

Linda Farrow Luxe 24k Rose Gold Sunglasses

Linda Farrow, $1040
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Karen Walker Helter Skelter Milky Pink

Karen Walker Helter Skelter Milky Pink

Karen Walker, $239
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Carrera 6004 Craze Cat Eye Sunglasses

Carrera 6004 Craze Cat Eye Sunglasses

Carrera, $90
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