Unless you need prescription lenses to see clearly, spectacles are an optional accessory. But with more people working from home, many of us could have been lured by the marketing promises of blue light-filtering lenses that purports better eye health and sleep quality.
Practical reasons aside, a pair of spectacles have become accessories to up your styling game with, especially since we can’t really dress up to go out. According to a blog post by the eyewear label Better Vision, retro cat-eye glasses and vintage-style thick-rimmed frames are popular while trendy clear frames and perfectly round spectacles have been a favourite among the stylish set. A trend forecast by EyeBuyDirect, an American online retailer of prescription glasses, has also predicted that sporty styles, large and dramatic frames and neutral colours will be among the hits in 2022.
Regardless of the styles, colours and designs, you will still need to factor in your face shape when purchasing a pair of spectacles. After all, it has to complement you and accentuate your best features. Ahead, we tell you what designs are best for your face shape, whether you have a square, round, oval, heart or diamond face shape.