Celebs do a great job of turning fashion faux-pas into fashion trends. Before now, stepping foot anywhere near a red carpet in a pair of specs would have earned them a whole lot of ‘don’ts’. Now, embracing their necessary accessories may get them an overwhelming number of thumbs ups!

To the Poindexters, Simon the Chipmunks and Urkels of the world: it’s finally cool to be a nerd!

—Lyndsay Luff