Red gowns may have been the most obvious fashion trend spotted at the 2011 Emmy Awards, but we here at Zap2it.com pride ourselves on looking past the siren song of pretty dresses to the deeper pop culture trends that reveal themselves whenever celebs gather.
At the Emmys, it was clearly black-framed glasses (which according to at least one Pulitzer-baiting Washington Post writer already went through the hipster-comeback phase into lame territory), which appeared on several pretty faces — from Darren Criss to host Jane Lynch.
Interestingly, the one woman we can usually count on to be bespectacled was not — Tina Fey. Go figure.
Have a look:
“Glee’s” Mark Salling and Darren Criss:
Martin Scorsese (this is nothing new for him) and “Mad Men’s” John Slattery:
Guy Pearce and “Modern Family’s” Rico Rodriguez:
Rachael Harris and “The Office’s” Brian Baumgartner (whose specs don’t really qualify, but what the heck):