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Optical fashion: Look Black-tie Glamorous in Eyeglasses
You've got the gown, you've got the jewels, and you're confident that your hair and makeup will look divine. But you feel like something's off. Could it be that your eyeglasses aren't as glamorous as the rest of your ensemble?
Glasses as an essential accessory—The fact is, if you're dressed to the nines in a glossy off the shoulder silk number with diamonds sparkling at your neck, granny glasses aren't going to cut it. "Choose your eyeglasses with the same attention to detail that you would your most captivating black-tie gown and accessories," advises Kentisha Silcott, a wardrobe stylist from New York.
In fact, Silcott maintains, a pair of well-designed frames can serve as the heart of your entire black tie look. "The key is to keep the balance of your look very sleek; smart, and unfussy. This way, you're showcasing those marvelous glasses—and in doing so, showcasing yourself," she says.
Image credit: Vogue eyeglasses from FramesDirect.com
Glasses and jewelry should complement each other
Your glasses and the jewelry you're wearing and are not mutually exclusive. For example, if your glasses are wide and angular like the Vogue frames shown here, choose a piece of jewelry with a similarly angular quality--maybe a great bold ring or a chunky bracelet.
"But don't get all matchy-matchy, which can translate as contrived and stiff. Instead feel free to mix your metals--platinum with yellow or rose-gold can be stunning," says New York jewelry designer Karen Karch. Think about the density, texture, color, and shape of your pieces [including your glasses] and how they play against one another, she counsels.
Consider the shape of your face
The shape of your glasses should enhance--not detract, from the individual curves and planes of your face. Following are four basic face shapes and the frames that will best flatter them:
Think about your coloring
Skin color should hel...