Have you ever noticed that a ton of celebrities wear glasses? That's right! Many of your favorite singers, dancers, and actors all wear spectacles to correct their vision in their personal lives, but typically rely on the help of contact lenses when they're in the public eye.
If you wear glasses yourself, you likely have noticed that there aren't that many great representations girls in glasses on television. And if a character does come along, she is portrayed as super nerdy, or not stylish – stereotypes that are just so out of date and untrue. Which is why a lot of glasses-wearing actors choose to wear contacts while they're working.
But now more than ever, there are several stars out there who have made glasses a big part of their onscreen persona's wardrobe. In fact, many actresses who wear and appreciate glasses in real life have requested that chic and trendy lenses be written in to their character's look. So to prove to you that there are more fierce bespectacled female characters out there on your television screens than you ever imagined, we're rounding up our favorites.
Click through the gallery to see which of your favorite television characters wear glasses as a part of their roles – and find out some of the stories behind the frames!