It all started in 1936, when Ray-Ban introduced Aviators for the American pilots, gradually gaining popularity, and eventually becoming everyone’s favorite. People from all walks of life have donned a pair of Ray-Ban Aviators at one time or another. Today, they have become a worldwide phenomenon, with a look that goes with all outfits.
Over their 80 years of fame, the Ray-Ban has undergone various modifications and yet again, its Aviators have a new and refreshing avatar.
AVIATOR Full Color
Ray-Ban has added a splash of colors in their latest Aviator collection. In this new version, the frame is lighter and is a fusion of metal and acetate, while the temples are made of metal. The collection offers seven frame colors like blue, green and orange, which are perfect complements to the similar toned lenses available with them.
The Aviators may have been reinvented time and again by Ray-Ban, but its increasing popularity forced other brands to produce their own versions as well. Maui Jim, Oakley, Serengeti, Persol are a few of the eyewear brands that has started manufacturing Aviators. Even top fashion designers like Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana and Burberry have created their own line of Aviator Sunglasses.
But how do Ray-Ban Aviators differ from other Aviators? Let’s take a look.
Today, Aviator sunglasses come in different sizes and styles and are offered by various brands. But the standard size is ‘RB 3025 Large metal Aviator’ that comes with an eye size measurement of 58, while the largest is ‘RB 3026 Large metal Aviator 2’ with an eye size measurement of 62 and the smallest is ‘RB 3044 Metal Aviator’ with an eye size measurement of 52.
Ray-Ban’s Aviator styles have been sighted in various films as well. One is ‘Outdoorsman’ which has enhanced brow bar and cable temples, worn by Brad Pitt in ‘The Curious Case of Benjamin Button’. Another is Ray-Ban’s ‘Shooter’ with a circle directly under the brow bar, worn by Johnny Depp in ‘Fear & Loathing’ in Las Vegas.
The Ray-Ban Aviators are available in different frame materials like titanium and carbon fiber. Besides that, Ray-Ban uses only top quality lenses for its Aviators. The lenses come in various tints and gradients.
This season, Ray-Ban has returned with a refreshing look. Its latest range has been designed for independent and fair minded people with an eye for fashion. So make a stylish statement with their colorful Aviators.