Why Size Matters

Selecting the right eyeglasses size and fit is crucial for your comfort and style. At Vint & York, we understand that everyone is unique, and ill-fitting glasses can lead to discomfort and a less-than-ideal look.

Our guide will help you make informed choices, ensuring your eyewear not only suits your style but also provides a comfortable fit. Discover the importance of proper sizing and various frame options to meet your needs. We're here to help you find eyewear that complements your personality and enhances your visual experience.



These sizes are best for faces that are more petite or narrow.



This range is best for faces that are more average in size and width.



This size range is for people with faces that lean towards the wider side.


Frame measurements

Understanding Glasses Measurements

Eyeglasses are a tailor-made suit for your face. The measurements, including lens width, bridge width, temple length, and frame width, serve as the bespoke fittings, ensuring a comfortable and stylish fit. It's not just about clear vision; it's about visual elegance.

Eyeglass Fitting Tips

Consider this your personal eyewear coach. These tips are your secret weapon for ensuring that your glasses stay comfortably and securely in place. Say goodbye to constantly adjusting your frames – they'll stay in place, right where they belong.

Virtual Try-On

It's like playing dress-up, but for your face! Our virtual try-on feature allows you to experiment with different frames, making it easier to discover the perfect fit that gives you that confident, "I look fabulous" feeling. No more second-guessing your style choices!

When it comes to glasses, everybody has their own preferences. Maybe you’re loyal to the classic rectangular frames, the chic cat-eye shape from the ‘50s or the boundary-pushing statement frames that transcend both trend and time.

Maybe your frame style approach is all about simple practicality. Maybe you pick frames based solely on how they look on your face, their shape, color, size or style. No matter what kind of glasses buyer you are, the Vint & York virtual glasses try-on platform will help you make your decision.


All about the nose

Choosing the Right Nose Bridge for Your Eyewear

The nose bridge of your eyeglasses is a critical element in ensuring both comfort and a secure fit. Similar to selecting frames that match your face shape, it's important to choose the right bridge design that aligns with your nose shape and size. The sections below are a guide on how to choose the ideal bridge for your nose, ensuring the perfect balance of comfort and functionality.

Nose Pad Styles

  • Adjustable Nose Pads: These small, typically silicone, pads offer the flexibility to adapt to the unique contours of your nose. They are an excellent choice if you have a pronounced bridge or require a customized fit.
  • Saddle Bridge: The saddle bridge features a single, contoured piece that evenly distributes the weight of the glasses across your nose. This style is particularly well-suited for those with a broader bridge, effectively preventing discomfort and pressure points.
  • Keyhole Bridge: Designed in a distinctive keyhole shape, this bridge type is ideal for individuals with a low or flat bridge. It raises the frame slightly, preventing constant slippage and ensuring a comfortable fit.
  • No Nose Pads (Nose-Integrated Bridge): Some frames are crafted without separate nose pads, instead integrating a bridge design that can be comfortable for those with straight or low nose bridges.

Nose Shape and Fit

  • Wide Nose Bridge: If you have a broad nose bridge, frames featuring adjustable nose pads or a saddle bridge provide a balanced and comfortable fit. These options evenly distribute the weight and minimize pressure points.
  • Low Nose Bridge: Those with a low nose bridge should opt for frames equipped with a keyhole bridge or no nose pads. These styles help to secure the glasses without constant slippage.
  • High Nose Bridge: Individuals with a high nose bridge may prefer frames with adjustable nose pads. This choice allows for a customized fit, accommodating the extra space between the glasses and the bridge.
  • Narrow Nose Bridge: For a narrow nose bridge, frames with adjustable nose pads or a saddle bridge offer a secure fit without unsightly gaps. These options ensure the glasses stay centered and stable.

Comfort Matters Most

Above all, your eyewear's bridge style should provide both comfort and stability. When trying on glasses, pay close attention to how the bridge feels on your nose. It should rest comfortably without causing any discomfort or sliding. A well-fitted frame will sit evenly on your face, ensuring clear vision and all-day comfort.

Remember that selecting the right nose bridge for your eyewear can significantly impact the comfort and practicality of your glasses. Feel free to explore various styles and consider seeking professional guidance from an optometrist or eyewear specialist to ensure you find the perfect fit tailored to your unique nose shape and size.

Determining your face shape is as simple as looking in the mirror or using a measuring tape. These recommendations are here to guide you, but the key is finding frames that make you feel confident and comfortable. Experiment with various styles to discover the perfect eyewear that suits both your face shape and personal style, ensuring you look and feel your best.