Could YOU pull off the Ugly Betty look? Stars attempt geek chic trend for red-framed specs – with mixed results

Could YOU pull off the Ugly Betty look Stars attempt geek chic trend for red-framed specs – with mixed results

1:23 PM on 15th September 2011

Mischa Barton Elle Fanning

Where is Mischa Ms Barton, left, seems to have fallen into Waldo”s outfit while Elle Fanning, right, chooses children”s novelty glasses

Red hot: Madonna pulls the look with a certain aplomb at the premier of W.E in venice, her movie directing debut

Red hot: Madonna pulls the look with a certain aplomb at the premier of W.E in venice, her movie directing debut

Diana Agron Nicole Richie

Seeing red: Diana Agron, left, is upbeat despite her odd penchant for red – too much of a good thing, we suggest – while Nicole Richie, hides behinds her distracting frames

Not so ugly: Red-rimmed specs seem to be the way ahead in some A-list circles. Leave it to Betty, we say

Not so ugly: Red-rimmed specs seem to be the way ahead in some A-list circles. Leave it to Betty, we say