Nerd Glasses – Fashion Blunder!

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Nerd glasses, floppy hats, pixie cuts, winter shots etc. are the latest fashion trends in 2010 and 2011. Actually eyeglasses are worn for eyesight correction; nowadays some people are wearing it for fashion. Many Hollywood celebrities and famous people are donning trendy eyeglasses as well. There are various types of eyeglass frames available in markets and also their sale changes according to fashion trends. Nowadays nerd glasses are in fashion. People have started donning nerd glasses to look cool! The young generation is not ashamed of wearing such glasses now. Men and women wearing nerd glasses look hot and different especially in the fashion world. We can change our look a lot after wearing nerd glasses only, no need to change any other style. The glasses are becoming popular everywhere in the world because of fashion world, television shows, movies etc. Before this era they were not acceptable in the society because of their look and large size; but people are accepting it on a large scale.

In the early 1900s these glasses became popular because of an American actor named Harold Lloyd who used to wear it every time he acted. After this it gained popularity again in the 50s when musician Buddy Holly used it in his videos. In 80s different types of round horn-rimmed glasses started to gain popularity. But they went out of fashion in the 90s; and now again nerd glasses are gaining popularity from the beginning of the new decade. People spotted Hollywood beauties, like Demi Moore, Jennifer Love Hewitt and Scarlett Johansson wearing such glasses and they are also adopting the fashion.

In the beginning nerd glasses were horn rimmed glasses which are made up of horn and tortoise shell; now they became heavy, dark framed, plastic eyeglasses, mostly black colored and thick. We can call them as oversized glasses. The thickness of the frame ranges from 0.25/4 inches to ¼ inches. Due to such thickness, one’s eyes look like globes. The most common shapes are square, rectangle and round. If you do not want to carry the heavy weight of nerd glasses; but still want to follow fashion trend then buy it from a reputed brand. For this you can check collection of brands like Dolce & Gabana, Chanel, RayBan, Ralph Lauren and Paul Frank. Sunglasses are also getting designed according to new fashion of nerd glasses. So we can say that the main thing here is thick framed glasses and not purpose! Also now nerd glasses are available in different colors.

Nerd glasses are readily available in most of the optical stores. And now we can buy them from stores online. Also if your power is very high then it is advisable to use fiber glasses in the frame to make them lighter.

There are many reasons why you should wear nerd glasses like: nerd glasses make people laugh, people notice you, it is latest fashion, they are available in different colors, shapes etc.
So the Nerd glasses are one of the biggest trends of 2010 and 2011. Nerd glasses are like a call to other people “Check me out, I look cool”. Even the people who got teased in schools or colleges for retro eye glasses, they would have never thought of such a hot fashion trend.

Shweta Durge

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