Sunglasses are a necessity in outdoor wear in order to protect your eyes from harmful UV rays and reduce eye strain. Sunglasses became more popular after ace fliers sported a particular style, which we now know as aviator sunglasses. Pilots who wore goggles in flight wanted tinted lenses to help them see in the sunlight, but also wanted the rounded frame to resemble their goggles, and thus aviator sunglasses were made. Aviator sunglasses, still around today, are a fashion phenomenon that transcends the generational gap and updates itself to be “cool” for any age. Oakley, Smith Optics and Costa Del Mar sunglasses offer up-to-date style and performance with colored frames and polarized lenses that reduce glare.