I knew big round glasses were back, but man, they are eh-heverywhere. I see them on the street (though I'm asking for it, I guess; I live in Brooklyn), I see them on fashion blogs, but now I finally know the strangest place of all: On Alec Baldwin's face in the movie Prelude to a Kiss. (Which was one of the "new movies" that cycled through on Hulu the other day, which is how I wound up watching. It's awful — stay away.)
What in the world? I don't remember 1992 being that strange at all. Alec Baldwin as neurotic doof was a tough enough pill to swallow, but with these massive specs, it's a whole other level of head-scratching.
But the lovely Baldwin visage is hardly the first face to support such epic frames. The other two that spring to mind….
Okay, PopWatchers, am I the only one who's seeing the similarities here? Are you ready for the big-glasses revival that's apparently underway, or should this look stay where it is, in relics from the early '90s?