These days, stars are looking geekier, intentionally. With a "retro style specs" trend on the rise, more and more celebrities (like Josh Hartnett) are proving that it's hip to be square. Let's take a look at some other celebrity nerds-in-training.
Kanye West dons a pair of nerdy frames, succeeding in his lifelong quest to be just like Moby.
Mandy Moore sports a pair of geek glasses at LAX, perhaps taking fashion cues from hubby and longtime hipster glasses advocate Ryan Adams.
We're not sure whether James Franco is filming a scene from "Howl," or is on his way to class at Columbia, but hopefully this vision enhancement will save him from dozing off in class again.
Justin Timberlake yearns for the days when white men adopted soul music and "The Mickey Mouse Club" produced movie stars.
Hilary Duff shows geeky girls everywhere that they too can date the jock — as long as they have enough money. And good looks. And Disney franchises.
Gael Garcia Bernal accessorizes his thick black glasses with a guitar outside of Salma Hayek's wedding at an Italian restaurant. The guy couldn't be nerdy if he tried.
Former Gael flame and aspiring lingerie model Natalie Portman dons some extra nerdy frames while filming in Los Angeles. We'd also be peeved if we had to do that awkward sitting-in-a-skirt-crossed-ankles thing.
Sean Penn sports wire frames as part of his take on the Angry Professor. Don't even get him started on the evils of capitalism.
Consummate poet and troubadour Lil Wayne wants you to know he's serious by wearing some ultra-serious smart people glasses.
Proving that two nerdy looks are better than one, Zachary Quinto single-handedly brings back the tied-around-the-waist option to sweatshirt donning.
Jonah Hill simultaneously proves that ladies love cool specs and secret talents like double-jointedness.
Longtime eyewear aficionado Woody Allen shows us that nerd glasses can help one achieve longevity in show business and in love.
Joe Jonas, on location in Los Angeles, demonstrates that you can never be too young to go ironically retro.
Beyonce demonstrates the versatility of nerd glasses as fancy shmancy resort wear in Monaco.
While fishing aboard a boat in Puerto Rico, Johnny Depp laments his inability to disguise his unrelenting good-lookingness, no matter what he does.