We’d make passes at this lot in glasses (where gender, status and age appropriate - of course!)!

TAGS:

Once seen as the unfortunate accessory for eggheads, geeks and wallflowers, spectacles inspired the famous quote from US poet, short-story writer, critic and satirist Dorothy Parker: ‘Men seldom make passes at girls who wear glasses.’

But – who knew!? – specs are now more of a fashion necessity! Here’s a few celebs in specs who show how to work that look…

 

5 who look sexy in specs…

1. Rihanna

PA Photos

PA Photos

 

2. Samuel L Jackson

iStockphotos

iStockphoto

 

3. Johnny Depp

iStockphoto

iStockphoto

 

 4. Brad Pitt

PA Photos

PA Photos

 

5. Cate Blanchett

iStockphoto

iStockphoto

 

5 who rock the nerdy look…

6. Clark Kent

PA Photos

PA Photos

 

7. Elijah Wood

PA Photos

iStockphoto

 

8. Dr Indiana Jones

raiders-of-the-lost-ark-3

 

9. Harry Hill

PA Photos

PA Photos

 

10. Jarvis Cocker

PA Photos

PA Photos

 

And 6 classy-glassy acts:

11. Harry Potter

PA Photos

PA Photos

 

12. Michael Caine

IPRESS-20100423-161614-medium

 

13. Marilyn Monroe

936736_110

 

14. John Lennon

iStockphotos

iStockphoto

 

15. Cary Grant

cary-grant-in-bringing-up-baby

 

16. Napoleon Dynamite

resized-napoleon-dynamite

 

And here’s 3 eye-wateringly corny eyesight gags…

Man to optician: I keep seeing spots in front of my eyes.

Optician: Have you ever seen a doctor?

Man: No, just spots…

 

What type of sight do bin men (and bin women) have?

Bin-ocular vision!

 

What do you call a deer without eyes?

No idea!

 

So who’s YOUR favourite speccy celeb? Tell us in the comments below…