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5 Celebrities Who Look Better In Glasses

The spectacled among us are no longer the butt of all the jokes.

Insults like “four eyes” and “speccy” have faded into obscurity. Glasses, and especially thick frames, have recently become a powerful and desirable fashion statement.

Celebrities have really jumped on the trend, and many who don’t need prescription glasses for sight reasons, choose to wear “fashion frames” instead.

We have put together a list of 5 celebrities who we think look better with glasses than without! Let’s see if you agree!


Johnny Depp


Image Courtesy of Urban Optiques

Image Courtesy of Urban Optiques

“I’m blind as a bat in my left eye”

Johnny Depp, in the Daily Mail


Star of Pirates of the Caribbean, Edward Scissorhands and The Lone Ranger Johnny Depp relies heavily on his prescription glasses. He has reportedly had problems with his eyesight since birth. He has very poor sight in his left eye, and is near-sighted in his right.

He might be forced to rely on glasses in his private life, but boy, does he make them look good! Typically, Depp chooses large, rounder frames, and often goes for tinted lenses.

Keep flying the flag for glasses wearer’s everywhere Johnny!


Jennifer Aniston


Image Courtesy of In Style

Image Courtesy of In Style


You’ll often see star of Friends Jennifer Aniston adding a touch of class to her look with a trendy pair of glasses.  She wears tortoise-shell frames that compliment her square face-shape perfectly.


Steve Carell


Image Courtesy of My Optique

Image Courtesy of My Optique


We think funny man Steve Carell looks much better in a pair of glasses! With fashion facial hair and a trendy pair of retro specs, the star of 40-Year-Old Virgin and Despicable Me is the image of style. Carell can often be spotted at events and premieres wearing face-defining frames by Ralph Lauren or London Retro.


Alicia Keys


Image Courtesy of Coastal

Image Courtesy of Coastal


Alicia Keys is like a spectacled chameleon, making bold moves between very different frame shapes and colours. She jumps fearlessly between angular and more rounded frames.


Ryan Gosling


Image Courtesy of The Gentleman's Journal

Image Courtesy of The Gentleman’s Journal

“This Hollywood Actor is one of the few young movie stars whose style is as interesting as his career choices”

Mr Porter

Could Ryan Gosling possibly look any better? Well, he can in glasses! The Hollywood star has successfully made thick-rimmed, retro frames a mainstream trend. He is currently sporting a pair of Warby Parker’s Preston frames.

Are you looking to change your glasses look? We hope that these five celebrities have been some inspiration to you. We stock a large range of frames, and all the latest brands and fashions. Stop in to one of our branches. We’ll be happy to help you find the best frames for you.