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Black-Rimmed Glasses: Love It or Hate It?

Geek chic is all the rage, but have you adopted it yet? I feel the need to geek out every once in a while, and my style reflects it. Cate Blanchett is definitely one who can get away with test driving questionable trends and she embodies geek chic here with her black-rimmed glasses. Other celebs like Chloe Sevigny and Amy Sedaris have shown their true geek colors via specs as well. What do you think? Are you ready to go from totally geek to totally chic?

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karen-zoo karen-zoo 8 years
I'm getting blackrimmed ones soon!! They're Missoni and I don't know how good they look on me but I don't care - I am tired of blurry vision and as a uni student I am reading ALLLL THE TIMMEEE
darkel darkel 8 years
join this group if u love black -rimmed glasses*____*
lizlee89 lizlee89 9 years
I agree that I love guys with black-rimmed glasses, but I also think a lot of girls look great with them. However, as much as I love her, I don not like them on Cate Blanchett...
italianblonde italianblonde 9 years
I was just talking about how I love black rimmed glasses and want a pair! So, love it.
liladdieshudiva liladdieshudiva 9 years
I like the look of black glasses. I like how I look in them too.
chicky82 chicky82 9 years
Really cool :D all they need to to be bit more slanted and have rhinestones on the upper corners, I love that style
canadianchica canadianchica 9 years
the first Christmas present I gave my husband was a pair of glasses like that. There was a recent pic of Zachary Quinto sporting a pair of those....le swoon!
girlfriday girlfriday 9 years
Ok, confession time: If a man is wearing black rimmed glasses, I am probably 60% more likely to be attracted to him. Honestly. I do not know what it is, but it's been a few years where literally, I will do double takes on any man in dark rimmed glasses. Floppy dark hair is a plus. Maybe it screams a certain type of person (bookish, reads the news, plays scrabble, listens to sufjan stevens) I dunno. But for whatever reason they are a total turn on. My friends joke that I have a glasses fetish. And I suppose in the realm of fetishes, it's on the less weird side, right?
msshellokitty msshellokitty 9 years
Love them.I use to have a pair.
minahmacchiato minahmacchiato 9 years
i love black rimmed glasses! i just think that the flash and the glasses make Cate look washed out.
emilyblondie emilyblondie 9 years
I just bought a pair of tortoise shell glasses with blue on the inside. My old wire frame glasses were ugly, and since i'm a little geeky, then these were perfect. Good for days when I don't feel like wearing contacts.
potterlove potterlove 9 years
LOVE!!! I even own 2!
JaimeLeah526 JaimeLeah526 9 years
I think they are okay with a smaller frame like a small square frame but not on something thick and rounded.
Wicked Wicked 9 years
I want pair!
Claire-Underwear Claire-Underwear 9 years
I did the whole plastic frame thing since I was 15. I'm kinda over it. And black is too harsh with my complexion.
cloroxcowgirl cloroxcowgirl 9 years
Cate's so beautiful, she can get away with wearing anything.
Charlie Charlie 9 years
i LOVE statement glasses that don't excuse themselves by trying to be rimless! i've got a darling pair of marc jacobs tortoise shell glasses that go perfectly with my geeky/messy preppy style.
angelinemarie angelinemarie 9 years
im wearing my Prada ones right now
Secretista Secretista 9 years
Too bad I have 20/20 vision. I would so get some glasses like that.
leahtron leahtron 9 years
I love it, mainly because I need glasses to see and I'm terrified of contacts for some reason! But I love thick black rims. They're way cute, even if a bit cliche sometimes.
piraterie piraterie 9 years
Love them! I think they're so super cute that they almost - not quite, but almost - make me wish I needed glasses.
mrsk02 mrsk02 9 years
I also wear black rimmed glasses with a touch of pink inside.Geek???Not!!!I don't care if others think so.I love my glasses regardless of what others think.Lets here it for those who are wearing black rimmed glasses!!!
ciara-hates-it ciara-hates-it 9 years
I've been wearing glasses similar to this for over five years now and I've had several pairs that differ slightly in shape and size. I'm currently rocking a pair of Versace black plastic and metal ones that are awesome! Oddly enough, I've had a LOT of guys I've dated who really, really love them - so they really aren't "BCs" apparently :)
freegracefrom freegracefrom 9 years
I wear a pair like these too. For a while, I was considering going to those frameless glasses, but I decided to stick with my good ol'chic black plastic frames.
looseseal looseseal 9 years
I used to have thin wire frames, and those actually look kind of insipid. They kind of whimper "Oh, don't mind me, I wear these ugly things because I have to." Now I have thick black frames, and they're heavier than the wire frames, and they kind of get in the way of my peripheral vision more, but I like the look much better. It's like these glasses say "Yeah, that's right, I'm a hot geek and I'm wearing glasses!"
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