09/10/2012 14:28 BST | Updated 09/10/2012 18:06 BST

Michael Gove In Glasses At Conservative Party Conference (PICTURES)

If Michael Gove's words failed to captivate his audience at the Conservative Party Conference, then the new look he debuted on Tuesday certainly did.

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The emperor's new glasses

The education minister adopted geek chic as he took to the podium, sporting a pair of sturdy schoolboy glasses. But as he rattled off his designs on our country's schoolchildren, we started to feel a certain sense of deja vu as we realised we'd seen those glasses somewhere before...