Knowing which glasses you should choose to complement your eye color can be challenging. At FramesDirect.com, we have a do-what-feels-right philosophy when it comes to fashion. People with olive skin can’t wear yellow? People with red hair can’t wear red? Who says? We believe you should wear the frames that make you feel great.
But you may have heard people say “I’m a winter” or “I have cool undertones” and wondered what they meant. Color theory is kind of like astrology: It may not be verifiable or applicable to everyone, but it’s still fun to think about. So let’s delve into some recommendations for the best color glasses frames to bring out the color of your eyes based on color theory guidelines.
When choosing frames to enhance the color of your eyes, you can opt for a color in the same family, or a complementary colorone that is opposite from your eye color on the color wheel.
To bring out your baby blues, a midnight blue (otherwise known as navy) or a truer cobalt blue can be appealing. Glasses frames in coral and champagne shades compliment blue eyes beautifully; even a traditional tortoise brown is a viable option.
If you have grey eyes, you should feel pretty good about yourself: Grey is one of the rarest eye colors on earth. Why not celebrate your extreme good fortune with multi-tonal framesany glasses frames in grey or silvery-blue will leave people doing a double-take of your peepers.
You beautiful green-eyed gods or goddesses are spoiled with glasses frames that make the most of your looks. All shades of purple and plum would look amazing on you. Brown, gold, and opalized shades will also work well for you. You’re already divine, but try a bold emerald color if you’re feeling adventurous.
Hazel eyes are so interesting; in brown with gold flecks, hazel is one of the most multi-dimensional eye colors. Really draw people in wearing amber-colored glasses that echo your eyes. Delicate metallics, dusty pinks, greens, and greys will also make the most of your assets.
Brown is the most common eye color on the planet, so it’s lucky there are so many colors of glasses frames that look nice with warm brown eyes. Basic black and brown frames look great, but if you’re trying to be more creative, choose salmon, bronze, gold, lavender, or olive frames.
Are your eyes so brown you can barely discern the pupil? Try a pair of gorgeous violet or deep chocolate brown glasses frames. Or why not opt for a silver pair to add contrast to those dark brown beauties?
Whatever your eye color, make it pop with the right pair of glasses from FramesDirect.com. We make it easy to shop by color if you use one of our handy search filters. Find the best glasses that are perfect for youthe ones that will make everyone want to take a good look.