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Styling: Face Shape Guide

Posted by Sarah Evans on

Shopping for hats can be a truly daunting task. There are so many styles, and fits, and silhouette's, which fit is the one?

The following guide, created using tips from the Janessa Leoné Face Shape Guide, will help you choose a hat for yourself, or as a gift for a loved one, based on face shape!

Click the photos below to shop the looks!

 

SQUARE


- The sides of the face do not vary in width, the jawline is strong and defined.


- The following hat shapes compliment your face best:

newsboy/baseball caps, berets, 

beanies, bucket hats

We recommend: the baseball hat in black by Rachel Comey.

Portrait of a person staring out a window, basking in the sun, wearing a black baseball cap and a black bathing suit.

LONG

The forehead, cheeks, and jawline are approximately the same width.

- The following hat shapes compliment your face best:

wide brims, fitted crowns,

western styles, bucket hats.

We recommend: The Ruby in black by Janessa Leoné.

Black, wool, wide brimmed hat pictured in front of a white background.

OVAL

- The length of the face is longer than the width, with the cheekbones being the widest part of the face.

- The following hat shapes compliment your face best:

structured shapes, western styles,

wide brims, bucket hats.

We recommend: The Miller in white by Janessa Leoné.

ROUND

- The face is nearly as long as it is wide, the cheekbones are the widest part of the face, but the features are softly rounded.

- The following hat shapes compliment your face best:

structured shapes, sharp angles,

fedoras, straight brims, tall crowns.

We recommend: the Andy in Black by Janessa Leoné (bonus: this hat is PACKABLE).

Black straw hat sitting on top of a white pedestal in front of a white background.

 

DIAMOND

- The forehead and chin are narrow and the cheekbones sit up high on the face.

- The following hat shapes compliment your face best:

shallow crowns, boater hats, and 

medium to wide brims.

We recommend: the Fisherman hat in black by Rachel Comey.

Person looking at camera wearing a black linen fisherman hat and a matching black linen top.

 

HEART

- The forehead is the most narrow part of the face, with slightly wider cheekbones, and a sharp narrow chin.

- The following hat shapes compliment your face best:

western styles, fedoras, 

short brims, short crowns.

We recommend: the Paula in moss by Janessa Leoné.

Olive green, wool hat pictured against an off white background.
Stop by the store to try on any of these hats in person! You may find your perfect fit, just in time for summer!

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