So what is this optical arena of “World Fit” and where do YOU fit into this world? It’s eyewear that suits global considerations of facial features. It’s eyewear for petite women and smaller-faced guys. It’s the challenge of full-faced men and women with beautiful full faces. It’s shallow bridges. It’s longer temples with readily customized potential behind the ears. And it’s having the right answer and the right product so that when someone… anyone comes for your professional eyecare you will have frames that are… FIT to be TRIED.

–James Spina

Photographed by Stephen Mark Sullivan
Still life photography by Ned Matura

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Facing up to the perfect fitting frame for her. It makes a world of difference.

FYSH UK 3594 from WestGroupe

Sunglass heritage factors of sizing have greatly impacted the potential for larger Rx frames and fuller-faced frame fronts.

BMW 6060 from Aspex Eyewear

Exact fitting standards find satisfaction at all price points, and luxury is paramount to that premise.

From top: GUESS 2652 from Marcolin; GRIFFIN from Barton Perreira

The nosepad KNOWS.

From left: OGI 9115 from Ogi Eyewear; SCOTT HARRIS 580 from Europa International; LUCILLE 6536 from Bevel; VERA WANG A26 from Kenmark Eyewear; MODO 4416 from Modo

Women deserve a full-faced flourish when it comes to frame front sizing.

From top: GB+ Flawless from Modern Optical International; BIGGU 779 from Menizzi

From top: TC CHARTON Asian Fit Eyewear Greg from Prologue Vision; TC CHARTON Asian Fit Eyewear Eko from Prologue Vision

Learn more as TC Charton’s Alexandra Peng Charton details what can make a difference when fitting eyewear »

Color ranges now delve deep into all sorts of sizing options.

From top: VERA BRADLEY Kari from The McGee Group; BCBGMAXAZRIA Nikka from ClearVision Optical

Master that nosepad adjustment. It is key to your position on this professional session of making a face and frame function as one.

From top: TEKA 486 from Teka Eyewear; RAY-BAN 1051 from Luxottica; SPX 2910 from Silhouette; JILL STUART 371 from Eyewear Designs

Petite never means small on factors of style, COLOR and quality.

BRIGITTE from Lafont

Petite sizing and silicone nosepad settings make for ultimate optical options.

From top: KOALI 20022K from Morel; SOPHIA LOREN 289 from Zyloware

Learn more on the range of manufacturers now offering a variety of sizes and styles to fit all patient needs, not just a few. »

The streamlining of metal frames gives ample opportunities for big men looking to lighten the frame profile. And the added silicone nosepad offers a near endless range of adjustment.

From top: ADRIENNE VITTADINI 6008 from Match Eyewear; CLUB LEVEL DESIGNS 9245 from SD Eyes; GEOFFREY BEENE 440 from Tura

Careful and deeper zyl nosepad depth bridges the way to many otherwise problematic fittings.

From left: NINE WEST 5132 from Marchon Eyewear; JONES NEW YORK 235 from De Rigo Rem; MARIE CLAIRE 6240 from New York Eye; SANFORD HUTTON Linden CJ106 from Colors in Optics

Look to unique men’s brands for that special fuller-faced approach.

HACKETT 1191 from Mondottica USA

Always stand ready to stand up to the needs of big guys. They’ll come back in a BIG way.

From top: GEEK EYEWEAR Rocket from LTD Eyewear; LAREDO from l.a.Eyeworks; REALTREE 438 from Nouveau Eyewear