Guess the Famous Eyewear

Whether real or fictional, the list of famous people with glasses is a long one. From well-known celebrity sunglasses to the spectacles worn by historical figures, there are some seriously iconic frames. Glasses and Sunglasses have become as much a part of personal and celebrity brand identity as any other piece of clothing or accessory. 

We’ve compiled a few of our favorite pieces of famous glasses ranging from super stylish to slightly bizarre. Click through our slideshow to see if you can you identify the person behind the famous eyewear?

 



  • CLUE: Can’t touch these oversized shades. The famous sunglasses were just too legit to quit.


  • MC HAMMER
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  • CLUE: These round frames belong to a member of one of the most influential bands of all time. Can you Imagine who rocked this pair of celebrity glasses?


  • JOHN LENNON
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  • CLUE: He didn’t only wear these bifocals, he’s credited with inventing them. Now that’s Revolutionary.


  • BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
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  • CLUE: When he wasn’t on stage with his piano, he was probably deciding on the next pair of outrageous shades to wear. Round, big and sparkly. You can’t get much more glam than that.


  • ELTON JOHN
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  • CLUE:These dark, oversized sunglasses were worn by a glamorous star’s character in a classic film. She didn’t Golightly on timeless style.


  • AUDREY HEPBURN
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  • CLUE:You won’t need to check into Heartbreak Hotel if you’re wearing these sunglasses. Don’t get All Shook Up trying to guess which crooner wore them?


  • ELVIS PRESLEY
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  • CLUE:Oversized, thick black frames aren’t a new trend. This 1950s rock and roller is the inspiration for bespectacled hipsters everywhere.


  • BUDDY HOLLY
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  • CLUE:A world famous hip hop star brought this sunglasses style back into the limelight. Extra hint: He’s an American Boy.


  • KANYE WEST
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  • CLUE:This funny lady, as well as the character she played on her former sitcom, is known for her plastic, horn-rimmed frames. They’re the epitome of geek chic.


  • TINA FEY
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  • CLUE:This style icon is one of the most well known wearers of oversized sunglasses. Some would call her the first lady of fashion.


  • JACKIE KENNEDY ONASSIS
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Morgan Nahanee
Morgan Nahanee

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Morgan is The Spectacle Shoppe’s Lead Technician and Customer Relations Specialist as well as a Principle of Spectacle Shoppe. She is a licensed contact lens fitter and dispensing optician and has been working for The Spectacle Shoppe since 2006. She graduated from Douglas College’s two year Dispensing Optician and Contact Lens Fitting Program in 2008. From contact lens fitting to eyeglass repairs and adjustments Morgan is eager to help you with any optical needs. Connect with Morgan Nahanee on Google+