Check this Chart of the Most Recognizable Eyewear Worn by Iconic Figures


When you think of iconic figures (both real and fictional) who wear glasses, you might think of Harry Potter, John Lennon, Malcolm X, or even Groucho Marx. Check out this chart from Pop Chart Lab (available to purchase) that shows the world’s most famous eyewear.

From Benjamin Franklin’s bifocals to Elvis’s kingly sunglasses to Maverick’s aviators to Spike Lee’s tortoiseshell frames to MC Hammer’s oversized shades, we’ve brought together fashion icons and famous characters for a veritable spectacle of the bespectacled.

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(photos via Pop Chart Lab, Paramount Pictures)

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