When you're constantly being watched, sunglasses give you a small sense of anonymity. Historically, they serve as a celebrity's shield against the flash of the paparazzi. And, while we're not being asked for our autograph on our morning coffee run, we love to rock the oversized sunnies all the same — and, we can learn a thing or two about picking the right pair of frames from the sunglasses savants themselves.
The right pair of shades can be transformative: You can channel mystery with Audrey Hepburn-esque frames, adventure with classic aviators, and whimsy with some kooky cat-eyes. And, if you find that one perfect style that matches your face shape, magical things happen. After all, Audrey Hepburn is almost synonymous with the now-legendary Oliver Goldsmith pair she wore in Breakfast at Tiffany's
. Nowadays, the equally iconic Beyoncé is partial
to a good cat eye
. There's simply no turning back once you find a frame that works.
Ahead, see six different examples of face shape and frame style matches made in sunglasses heaven — and ways to shop them.