By Eye Candies Steve and Marina
Are men sexy in glasses? The women have spoken. Here are the results of our Eye Candy Optical online survey in May.
What do you say ladies? Are men HOT or NOT in specs? Eye Candy minds had to know so we took our question to the streets for an answer. We got our answer and A LOT more. Let’s review the details.
1. If you met a man on a blind date at a local bar and he was wearing glasses would you?
49% of women would be happy and then send a photo to your girlfriend to make her jealous
0% of women would be sad and hope he brought along his hot roommate
39% of women would be indifferent and keep your options open
4% of women would be convinced he plays video games all night and/or lacks a day job
8% of women would have other ideas
The key takeaway is that glasses are NOT a turnoff. In fact, our survey revealed that a whopping 80% of women do find men attractive in glasses. We say to the guys out there to remember that the next time they insert their contacts before a HOT DATE!
2. Your ideal fantasy about a man in glasses is:
32% dream of the high powered business executive
30% dream of a Super Hero incognito
4% dream of their college math professor
36% dream of a mysterious French man in a Paris café
2% dream of a computer programmer who will launch the next Google
8% of women would have another special guy in mind
Ladies! This is interesting! Very interesting! The answers were all over the spectrum and show that more than one type of man in glasses is dream worthy. The high powered business exec leads our fantasy category. We can only guess his name may be Mr. Grey! The wholesome Clark Kent type was a close second. Who would not love a Clark Kent type even before he jumps into the phone booth to become Superman? On the other hand, who would want a man with x-ray vision? This ability just puts more pressure on anyone who dates him. “Excuse me Superman while I slip into something a little more comfortable… a Kryptonite dress!”
3. If your special man wears his glasses to bed, do you?
17% - Smile and tell him to leave them on for the acts that follow
62% - Toss his glasses on the nightstand and give him a big smooch
4% - Grab your IPad and bury yourself in a good book
15% - Ask him to role-play with you and pretend he’s your college English Lit professor
0% - Yawn, roll over and pretend you are asleep
2% of you ladies do something else
WOW!!! Nothing like ripping a pair of glasses off a guy’s face and getting straight down to business! Nearly two thirds of women surveyed felt that way. Or how about the 17% who are so hot for their man in glasses that they can’t even bother to take them off! To round things out, there is a small but significant number of ladies who have fond memories of a college professor. Why not! It’s just a fantasy!
4. A man looks best in glasses when…
35% said when he is in a sharp business suit carrying a briefcase
36% said when he is in a T-Shirt and Jeans
11% said when he is in Khaki’s and his favorite golf shirt
18% said when he is in nothing but his boxers
No surprises on this one. Let’s face it…. men with OR without glasses look best two ways… dressed up in a suit or dressed down in jeans. Of course, those two looks are worn OUTSIDE the house. For the ladies who were thinking a little more intimate location, it’s hard to beat a guy in boxers and some sexy specs. To those gals that like their men in Dockers and Golf shirts. Please stop lying. No one looks their best in a pair of khaki’s. NO ONE!
5. The men’s glasses style you like most is:
33% of women prefer the geek chic look (think fun, nerdy, intellectual)
24% of women prefer the conservative “executive” type
26% of women prefer the metrosexual (funky, hipster, maybe a bit of color)
2% of women prefer the hippy round type like your classic John Lennon’s
2% of women prefer the no glasses at all, bring on the contacts
13% of women prefer the sexy sunglasses at the beach
This question produced the widest variety of responses. This should tell the men two things:
- There is a Jack for every Jill. No matter what his style is, there is a woman who appreciates him and his eyewear.
- Women like variety!!! Have more than one pair of specs and change your look.
For the ladies that participated in our survey, we thank you! We hope you found it interesting, informative, and at the very least entertaining. Until next time…
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