POPSUGAR Fashion Poll Do You Wear Sunnies For Looks or Protection? by Fashion 6/20/08 0 Shares Like us on Facebook FYI, cheaper ones usually don't have much UV protection . . . Source Read More Fab PollSunglasses POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests. Get chic with our daily newsletter Street Style Celebrity Style Fashion and Beauty News Beauty Tips Sign up with By signing up, I agree to the Terms and to receive emails from POPSUGAR. kh61582 7 years I was born with a few visual problems, one of which is that my pupils work backwards, which means when I go outside they open up. I need my sunglasses to be as black as possible in order to see outside. This trend of sunglasses that aren't really dark at all really annoys me. If you can see through the glasses they ain't dark enough to be worth anything! radmama27 7 years 50/50 They look fab & protect my eyes. Plus, I have to wear them, I can't see a thing outside without them. radmama27 7 years 50/50They look fab & protect my eyes. Plus, I have to wear them, I can't see a thing outside without them. lizlee89 7 years neither - I wear them because the sun hurts my eyes - I think everybody does that. hello, you don't wear sunglasses unless the sun is out - although I think everybody likes them NOyle too...W for st aimeeb 7 years Both. aimeeb 7 years Both. nakedangelz 7 years i used to wear only for the looks, but last year my eyes suddenly got real red and painful, i had to run to my optician, he told me i MUST wear sunglass with UV protctn ALL THE TIME when i'm outside. rain or shine. i found that my eyes are real delicate, sunglasses are MUST whenever i'm outside. Tabloid 7 years 50/50I have a bunch from U.O. Tabloid 7 years 50/50 I have a bunch from U.O. WiCkeD_LaDy 7 years for protection, especially because i use contacts lenses, did you know that this will be like magnifier to your eyes, if you don't put protection if you don't put sunglasses? WiCkeD_LaDy 7 years for protection, especiallybecause i use contacts lenses, did you know that this will belike magnifier to your eyes, if you don'tput protection if youdon't put sunglasses? robinesque 7 years 50/50. arcticpuppet 7 years I made sure my Gucci's had 100% protection. They are the best purchase I have ever made!!!! satarah 7 years I have sensitive eyes so I mainly wear them for protection. But of course I also care about how they look on me ;) Just bought a pair of Gucci and I love them. amvbob 7 years I always forget about sun protection. I just wear them because it's bright outside.AND because they look faaaahbulous, dahling. amvbob 7 years I always forget about sun protection. I just wear them because it's bright outside. AND because they look faaaahbulous, dahling. teagirl 7 years Also, I didn't know the cheaper ones didn't offer that good of UV protection...what are some reliable ones that do offer great protection?? teagirl 7 years I feel really weird and uncomfortable wearing sunglasses but I hate squinting in the sun and it can get very intense in Southern California. So I wear them purely for protection. superstar2780 7 years I wear prescription sunglasses, which are nowhere near as cute as the sunnies I see in stores all the time! but at least they have really good uv protection. Ladytron7000 7 years The sun is radiation. Radiation is bad for humans. True-Song 7 years My eye doctor told me that the cheap sunglasses, even with the 100% UV stickers, don't protect your eyes from the sun as well as...I don't know, as well as the fancy, expensive ones do. I think that's because she sells the fancy, expensive ones in her office, though. sldc 7 years My eyes are soooo light sensitive and I do not want wrinkles from squinting.Oh, and my wayfarers are simply cool and classic. I hope people stop wearing them again soon. sldc 7 years My eyes are soooo light sensitive and I do not want wrinkles from squinting. Oh, and my wayfarers are simply cool and classic. I hope people stop wearing them again soon. totygoliguez 7 years I do both. I wear them for protection and because I also get headachs if i don't have them. I also wear it for style. emalove 7 years Both...I wear them mainly for protection and because I get wicked headaches from the bright sun, but I also love the way a great, oversized pair looks.