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Illustrator Recreates Famous Movie Characters Recognized by Iconic Glasses

Barcelona-based illustrator Capitoni knows that glasses can say a lot about their owner's personality, and movie characters are no different. From Holly Golightly in Breakfast at Tiffany's to Robocop and Top Gun‘s Maverick, the artist recreates famous movie characters known for their eyewear, proving that a pair of glasses goes beyond its function–it's an essential element when it comes to personal style. Color, shape, and size are all factors that contribute to making a person's glasses not only unique, but also iconic.

In addition to his character illustrations, Capitoni adds captions about the brand and model of each subject's spectacles, forcing the viewer to ask oneself, “What do these glasses say about each character?” Ultimately, the illustrator is paying homage to films and reminding us that, when it comes to making noteworthy movies, every single detail matters.

Above: Holly Golightly (Audrey Hepburn) from Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)

Walter Sobchak (John Goodman) from The Big Lebowski (1998)

Napoleon Dynamite (John Heder) from Napoleon Dynamite (2004)

Django (Jamie Foxx) from Django Unchained (2012)

Ace Ventura (Jim Carrey) from Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994)

Jay (Will Smith) from Men in Black (1997)

Theodore (Joaquin Phoenix) from Her (2013)

Raoul Duke (Johnny Depp) from Fear and Loathing Las Vegas (1998)

Officer Alex J. Murphy (Peter Weller) from Robocop (1987)

Lieutenant Commander Geordi La Forge (LeVar Burton) from Star Trek

Tony Montana (Al Pacino) from Scarface (1983)

Eli (Denzel Washington) from The Book of Eli (2010)

Maverick (Tom Cruise) from Top Gun (1986)

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