Iconic Eyewear in Christmas Movies!


The Christmas season is now in full swing and there's only a matter of days to go until the big day!

I love a good Christmas movie now and then and I have noticed there are loads of different characters that wear glasses. In this article, I'm going to discuss some of the most memorable characters with you and see how many you recognise...

1. Elf: Leon The Snowman

Elf is a popular pick at this time of year. It's the perfect feel-good flick. We are greeted by Leon when Buddy finds out about his real dad living in New York City. The character Leon The Snowman was inspired by the legendary jazz cat Leon Redbone! He is spotted wearing a pair of silver-framed sunglasses to add a celebrity vibe to his character.

2. A Christmas Story: Ralphie Parker

The 1983 Christmas classic, A Christmas Story, is a tale loved by many. It follows a young boy called Ralphie Parker who spends his days trying to avoid his bully. His one wish for Christmas that year was to be gifted a "Red Ryder air rifle". A story that shows the importance of family. Ralphie is most recognised on the movie cover wearing his thick black framed glasses.

3. Polar Express: Conductor

The Polar Express is an early 2000's favourite. This Christmas movie features a group of children on a train, The Polar Express, on their way to the North Pole to restore their belief in Santa and the spirit of Christmas. Tom Hanks plays the famous Conductor. He is seen wearing a pair of half-moon glasses.

4. Home Alone: Fuller McCallister

The last pick that I have is one that everyone will know. Home Alone. The 90's smash hit movie is still just as popular today. It's action-packed, emotional, and overall brilliant. One of the most recognisable characters from the movies is Fuller McCallister. His oversized rounded eyeglasses add fun and adorable additions to his character.

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