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What is "Asian Fit" in eyewear?

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Many manufacturers including Ray-Ban, Oakley, Carrera and even Emporio Armani and Gucci produce versions of their popular models which have been modified to better fit typical Asian features, which they term "Asian Fit". In general, sunglasses designed without adjustable nose pads tend to fall down on Asian faces because of their flatter noses. The typical Asian head shape is also different from Caucasians and Africans, with higher cheekbones and a smaller and more rounded overall shape. To offer a better fit to Asian customers, the manufacturers have shortened the bridge so that the glasses fit higher up on the face and also modified the...

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