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Bob Dylan and Marilyn Monroe wore them as well as John F. Kennedy and James Dean, recently also Brad Pitt and Will Smith: We are talking about Ray-Ban sunglasses. The classic Aviator and Wayfarer styles rank among the world’s best-selling sunglasses of all times and have for generations been considered a desirable lifestyle accessory. But how did the brand come to be founded and how did Ray-Ban actually become the epitome of stylish sunglasses?


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Ray-Ban RB4228 601/S-71 58 Matte Black Green 111.96€   Ray-Ban Justin RB4165 854/7Z55 Brown Green... 103.96€   Ray-Ban RB3647N 001/7O 51 Brown Mirror Pink 135.96€   Ray-Ban RB3647N 001/4O 51 Gradient Brown... 135.96€   Ray-Ban Blaze Clubmaster RB3576N 043/71 41... 127.96€   Ray-Ban Wayfarer RB4340 601 50 Black Green 111.96€   Ray-Ban Blaze Clubmaster RB3576N 042/30 41... 143.96€   Ray-Ban Blaze Round RB3574N 001/71 59 Green 127.96€   Ray-Ban Aviator RB3025 WO879/58 Grey Green 111.96€   Ray-Ban Clubround RB4246 990 51 Red Havana... 119.96€   Ray-Ban Justin RB4165 622/5A 55 Light Brown... 111.96€   Ray-Ban RB3546 90118B 52 Blue Flash Gradient 135.96€   Ray-Ban RB3546 900985 52 Brown Gradient 127.96€   Ray-Ban RB3647N 001 51 Gold Green 119.96€   Ray-Ban Clubround RB4246 1197Z2 51 Black Brown 135.96€   Ray-Ban Clubround RB4246 901 51 Black Green 119.96€   Ray-Ban New Wayfarer RB2132 622/17 55 Matte... 115.96€   Ray-Ban New Wayfarer RB2132 622/55 Matte... 99.96€   Ray-Ban RB4147 617187/60 Red Matte Black Grey 103.96€   Ray-Ban Aviator Large RB3025 L0205 58 Gold... 103.96€   Ray-Ban Aviator RB3025 001/51 58 Gold Brown... 119.20€   Ray-Ban RB4181 710/5157 Havana Brown Brown... 111.96€   Ray-Ban RB4147 601/32 60 Black Grey Gradient 111.96€   Ray-Ban Erika RB4171 622/8G54 Matte Black... 99.95€   Ray-Ban New Wayfarer RB2132 622/58 Matte... 99.96€   Ray-Ban New Wayfarer RB2132 6052/58 Clear... 99.96€   Ray-Ban New Wayfarer RB2132 6052/55 Clear... 99.96€  

The emergence of Ray-Ban is closely linked to the history of the US Air Force. In 1929, Lieutenant General MacCready asked Bausch & Lomb, a manufacturer of medical and optic equipment, to create high-quality aviation sunglasses that would protect his pilots against the glaring sunlight when flying at high altitude. After some modifications, the newly developed pilot’s glasses were launched under the name Aviator – that was the birth of the brand Ray-Ban and the beginning of a spectacular success story. In 1952, the Wayfarer was introduced and soon became a style icon following appearances in various Hollywood blockbusters. Besides these popular classics, the traditional company now offers a wide range of timeless and fashionable sunglasses which captivate with their high-quality materials and cutting-edge technologies. The lenses used are very light and extremely resistant whilst offering 100% protection from harmful UV-rays. The polarised lenses additionally block over 99% of reflected light providing perfect glare-free vision, e.g. when driving a car. Ray-Ban also sets standards in design:  whether delicate or large-framed, round or angular, mirrored or tinted – the iconic brand offers everything a fashion-conscious sun worshipper could desire. Convince yourself and discover our brand-new Ray-Ban shades!

 

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