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10 Iconic Frames in Hollywood

July 7th, 2014

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Decided to get a pair of glasses but can’t choose from the Eyeglass Frames available? Maybe you just have to check out the more interesting and quite iconic frames sported in Hollywood to help you make a decision!

To start you off, here are 10 of the many iconic frames in Hollywood:

Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe glasses

Still considered as one of the most beautiful women in the world, Marilyn Monroe was the most sought out actress of her time. She filmed a great number of movies from 1950s to 1970s including the romantic comedy “How to Marry a Millionaire” where she donned a pretty cat-eye framed eyeglasses.

John Lennon

John Lennon Glasses

Singer and song writer, John Lennon was the founder and a member of the popular British boy band “The Beatles”. They took the world by a storm and won everyone’s heart with their music. If you’re not familiar with the band members, you can distinguish John Lennon by the little round glasses he wears.

Christopher Reeves as Superman

Clark Kent glasses

In the 1978 movie adaptation of the popular DC Comics Superman, Christopher Reeves was chosen to portray the well-loved super hero. Because Superman was living a double life, Christopher has to act two characters in this movie; First character is the cool superhero who wears red capes and saves damsels in distress.  The other character is Superman’s alter ego, Clark Kent, a reporter for Daily Planet who wears adorable oversized glasses.

Daniel Radcliffe as Harry Potter

Harry Potter glasses

A story loved by both children and adults, the Harry Potter book series was brought to the big screen after the enthusiasm the readers has show towards it. The book is about a boy who believed he was a normal child until he received an invitation to  attend Hogwarts, a school that teaches witchcraft. Harry Potter, portrayed by British actor Daniel Radcliffe, is not Harry Potter without his messy hair, thunderbolt scar and the round glasses he always wears.

Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn shades

You’d probably know Audrey Hepburn because — well who doesn’t? In the movie Breakfast at Tiffany’s where she stars as Holly Golightly, she dons a pair of oversized shades that gave her an air of mystery and class.  Practically the symbol for beauty and elegance, Audrey Hepburn has been one of the most well loved actresses of all times.

Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley glasses

With hit songs such as “Burning Love”, he became known as the best-selling solo artist in the history of recorded music. Elvis Presley has become a significant figure in music industry. The hailed King of Rock and Roll didn’t only rock the stage but also his unique specs.

Woody Allen

Woody Allen glasses

Allen Stewart Konigsberg or mostly know as Woody Allen is an actor, screen writer and director.  He is probably one of the most talented men in the entertainment industry. He is best known for his romantic comedy movies and his unchanging eye wear.


Bono glasses

He may have a weird taste in eyeglasses but his taste in music is definitely brilliant! This Irish singer-songwriter is more recognized as the lead vocal of the rock band named U2 and is rarely (or never?) seen without his trusty frames.

Stevie Wonder

Stevie-Wonder glasses

He might be missing the sense of sight but his talent is not lacking one bit. Aside from the mad vocals, he can play the piano, drums and harmonica. Always performing on his piano with his shades on, people can’t help but love him. Young or old, you’ll appreciate Stevie Wonder’s songs.

Elton John

Elton John glasses

Known for his strange taste in eyewear, unique voice and compositions, Elton John has created a spot for himself in the entertainment industry as one of the most admired singers even up to date. He also reaaaally likes to wear eyewear, we couldn’t really chose which one was the most iconic.

Looking like one of these celebrities may be part of the respective celebrity-who-wore-them’s charm and may be  appealing to you, but it would be better to choose an eyeglass frame that would suit you. Before purchasing one, try to find a pair that would complement your face shape and enhance your facial features. Good luck!

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