Dem lawmaker inspires social media users to share selfies in their glasses

Rep. Ayanna PressleyAyanna PressleyKavanaugh impeachment push hits Capitol buzz saw Pressley on Kavanaugh impeachment: 'Deeply disturbing' that a justice 'could have this many allegations' Trump praises Kavanaugh as a 'great, brilliant man,' blasts NYT over 'smear' report at rally MORE (D-Mass.) encouraged social media users on Wednesday to share pictures in their glasses after a mom wanted encouragement for her daughter who hated her new spectacles.

Pressley tweeted a photo saying that she had “no choice” but to wear her glasses in public after she ran out of contact lenses.

The congresswoman, who had been “rocking’ bifocals since 2nd grade,” asked fellow female lawmakers including Reps. Lauren UnderwoodLauren UnderwoodIlhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley dance to Lizzo's 'Truth Hurts' in video The Hill's Morning Report - US coastline readies for Hurricane Dorian to make landfall Swing-seat Democrats oppose impeachment, handing Pelosi leverage MORE (D-Ill.), Rashida TlaibRashida Harbi TlaibOmar says she hopes Netanyahu not reelected Bill Maher, Michael Moore spar over Democrats' strategy for 2020 Young insurgents aren't rushing to Kennedy's side in Markey fight MORE (D-Mich.) and Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezGreta Thunberg scolds Congress on climate action: 'I know you are trying but just not hard enough' Ocasio-Cortez endorses challenger to Democrat Lipinski in Illinois race The Hill's Morning Report - What is Trump's next move on Iran? MORE (D-N.Y.)  to also share pictures of their lenses.

“Ran into a mom who asked me to post this pic for her 9yr old who hates her new glasses,” Pressley wrote.

Ocasio-Cortez told her colleague that she looked “fab” in a comment. Tlaib responded with her own selfie.

“.@AyannaPressley women in Congress wear eye glasses & look fresh doing it. Love them on you sis! You look even more fierce.”

Pressley encouraged several other Twitter users to share their own pictures with their glasses.

Many wrote “representation matters.”