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Tips to Choose Eyeglasses Shape Online for Men and Women

In the past few weeks I’ve had a few discussions with some friends as well as a couple of readers of my blog who wrote in asking for an article on eyeglasses. I thought it was a good time to write a small guide for purchasing eyeglasses. Eyeglasses allows you to see your world more clearly and you can buy eyeglasses online from the finest brands and lenses now in India. Crafted to the highest standards with the best details you can now buy eye glasses online India at excellent prices.

As I was researching about the subject, someone in my family needed to buy new eye frames. So we decided to try shopping online for eye glasses for female and test if online shopping for eyeglasses is easy or not.

Turns out it is quite easy and efficient to shop online and buy eye glasses online cheap. So in this article I’m going to share what I learnt along the way.

Choosing the right frames when you buy eye glasses online

There are many different frames and not each and every one of them will suit every face shape. The following are the most common face shapes and I’ve recommended the best frames styles that will suit these face shapes.

Oval face shape

Eye wear for oval face shape

Has balanced features and there for you can easily get eye frames for oval face online. People with oval faces have chin slightly narrower than the forehead and most frame shapes work well with this face shape. However, I would recommend you buy cat eye glasses online India for oval face shapes.

Round face shape

Eyewear for round face shape

One of the most common face shapes makes it easy to buy eye glasses for round face. This type of face shape is usually quite circular where the length and width are usually similar. You can buy eye glasses online which are square, cat eye or rectangular so that it contrasts the face shape slightly.

Heart face shape

Eyewear for Heart face shape

This face shape is normally characterized by a broad forehead and comparatively narrower jawline and chin. If you have such a face shape, then I suggest that you try butterfly or round eyeglasses as it will compliment your face shape perfectly.

Square face shape —

Eyewear for Square face shape

For this face shape the best suiting frame shapes are oval as it balances the angular face shape as well as the strong features of this type faces. Try wider eyeglass frames so it suits your face shape better.

What are the common eye frames sizes and materials available?

When you buy eye frames online cheap you can choose between the following three sizes.

  • Small — This size is suitable for anyone with a narrow or small face.
  • Medium — Also known as a standard fit is suitable for anyone with a regular size face. Most people find this size to be comfortable for them.
  • Large — Also known as a wide fit is suitable for those who require a wide fit.

Eye frames for mens online as well as eye glasses for ladies are commonly available in 4 different frame materials.

  • Plastic — Plastic is the most common material used in manufacturing spectacle frames. However, some girls and few men tend to have a sensitive skin and it might not suit them. However plastic frames are usually lightweight.
  • Acetate — Better than plastic in every way. Lightweight and hypoallergenic. These frames don’t cause any allergies and are perfect for anyone with a sensitive skin.
  • Metal — Frames made of metals or some kind of metal alloy is great. You can easily find metal eye frames online shopping in India.
  • Titanium — Eye frames for female made out of Titanium is usually the lightest, sturdiest but it’s also slightly more expensive compared to other frame materials.

Where can I buy eye glasses online India at discounted prices?

Once I had all the information with me regarding the correct frame required for my cousin. We started hunting for websites in India who selling eyeglasses. Initially the plan was to buy from the usual marketplaces like Amazon but I wasn’t sure of any dedicated support so we decided to go with an online eye frames store and concluded our search on Coolwinks. is a large online retailer selling only the best products and we were lucky as they had their 65% sale going on. My cousin was able to buy high quality eye glasses frames from EBD brand and I purchased a Graviate eyeglasses for myself at the same time. We called their customer support agent for a query and it turns out these guys are highly trained and eager to assist. Overall we had a good experience in shopping a pair of eyeglasses online.

Types of lenses available when you buy eye glasses online cheap

  • You can choose a regular eyeglass lens without any vision correction.
  • A photochromic light transient lens is ideal when you need some protection from the sun as you step in and out of office.
  • Photochromic lenses are a great solution if you don’t want to switch glasses when you are outdoors and indoors.
  • Prescription lenses are available online so you can buy eye glasses online with excellent lenses from quality brands.
  • Lenses are available as single vision lens or multi-focal lenses.
  • You can also buy with UV protection and anti-reflection coating which helps reduce glare when you are outdoors.

If you were unsure if it’s a good idea to buy eye frames online, then trust me! With cash on delivery, free shipping and hassle free returns available; it’s so easy and efficient to shop from home. I saved 3 hours and few hundred rupees from not having to step outside to go to the market and hunt for glasses. This is the best way to shop online today!


  1. Akanksha Redhu

    January 16, 2017 at 7:57 pm

    This is such a useful post! Love it!

    • The Fashion Blogging

      January 16, 2017 at 11:03 pm

      Thanks Akanksha !!! Glad to know, you like the post 🙂

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