Aviator sunglasses are more than a simple pair of sunglasses. They are a type of sunglasses that were developed in 1936 by Bausch & Lomb.
The original design of the glasses type Aviator are on the market nowadays, named Ray Ban Aviators, although there are other manufacturers of sunglasses fell in love shape Aviator and producing designs very similar to glasses original.
Aviator glasses are truly special, we must admit that. They have a very special charm. The nice part is that if you have creativity they are very easy to match with the rest of your outfit.
Aviator sunglasses type have usually very dark lenses, often reflective, with an area two or three times higher than that of the eyeball.
The frames are very thin, and the bridge between the lens consists of two or three bars just as thin. The original design included the G-15 lens, exposing the eye to just 15% of outside light.
The lenses are not flat but slightly convex. The design aims to cover all of the visual field wearing glasses, to close thus all angles through which light could reach the eyes.
They have a truly fascination history. Sunglasses Aviator became really famous when famous American general Douglas MacArthur arrived in the Philippines in 1944, during the Second World War, and the journalists photographed him wearing such a pair of sunglasses.
Although Gen. MacArthur died in 1964, Bausch & Lomb and has dedicated a collection of glasses Aviator in 1987, although the style and design of these sunglasses have become, over time, very popular and among the French army.
Aviator style is the emblematic style of Ray Ban collection, even now, in the XXI century. Due to its shape and color, this model can be worn by anyone, regardless of the style adopted.
From selling the first model in 1937 Aviator sunglasses have seen a relentless ascent which does not seem to stop.