There are two aviator sunglasses styles in our original vintage-inspired collection.
Each luxury aviator sunglasses frame is handcrafted using high-quality materials and fully CAT.3 100% UV Protection.
History of Aviator Sunglasses
This particular style of sunglasses is one of the earliest to become widely popular and regarded as a fashion item.
Aviator sunglasses replaced the cumbersome flight goggles of the past because they were:
The style really caught the attention of the American public through pictures of their heroes published in the newspapers during the second world war.
Just like "Coca Cola" did, Bausch & Lomb capitalised on this incredible branding opportunity and fused aviators into the American culture by naming the style "Ray Bans".
The style enjoyed a resurgence in Hollywood films like Top Gun and worn by many high profile celebrities including Michael Jackson, Brad Pitt and Madonna to name a few from the long list!