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Buddy Holly

Celebrities have been sporting specs for thousands of years – the earliest examples date back 2000 years to Imperial China. But Buddy Holly did something no other bespectacled celeb had managed to do. Perhaps it was his innovative take on American music, perhaps it was his less-is-more approach to eyewear. Whatever the reason, the late, great rocker made wearing glasses a status symbol rather than a necessity.

Posted in Celebrity Eyewear, Dr. Ben's Blog

1 Comment

  1. Daniel Stewart, August 2, 2011:

    Let’s see a post on Harry Carey, a true eyewear pioneer.

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