Ray-Ban has released a new high-tech limited edition version of its iconic aviator shades in a flash sale making them available only until Sunday, June 5. You’ll have to act fast to snag a pair of the mellow yellow sunnies, of which only 100 pairs are being made.Ray Bans Outlet Store.Ray-Ban produced the limited edition makeover for its Classic Aviator, Shooter and Outdoorsman style.Cheap Ray Bans. They feature Ambermatic, a special yellow lens that darkens depending on light and temperature conditions, transitioning from yellow to brown to initially block glares and then highlight outlines and shapes.Ray-Ban got its start in the 1930s, when U.S. Air Force pilots needed sunglasses to reduce glare (and prevent headaches and altitude sickness). American lens manufacturer Bausch & Lomb was asked for a pair of sunglasses that would reduce the glare at high altitudes, and in 1936 introduced a green lens that cut the glare without obscuring pilots’ vision.
According to the history of Ray-Ban by Luxottica, the prototype featured a plastic frame in the now-classic aviator shape, which followed the contour of the eye socket to reduce light exposure.When the glasses were introduced to the public in 1937, they featured a metal frame and were branded the Ray-Ban Aviator.Fake Ray Bans. In 1938, Bausch & Lomb launched a variation on the style, called the Ray-Ban Shooter, with the now-iconic “cigarette-holder” middle circle.Fashion Ray Bans Outlet. Ray-Ban continued to expand its catalog of styles and lenses, and while they were designed for military use, the original Aviator and WWII-era innovations that followed — like the gradient mirror lens in the 1940s — became popular among civilians as military-issue clothing and accessories influenced fashion. Aviators are still a popular choice today, and we’re partial to the gold and green colorway of the original aviator.
In the wake of World War II, Hollywood had an increasingly powerful impact on what people wore.Replica Ray Bans. The Ray-Ban Wayfarer model was introduced in 1952, and after James Dean wore the new style in 1955’s Rebel Without a Cause, the Wayfarer became one of the most recognizable accessories.Ray Bans Aviator Outlet. The style, which was designed by Bausch & Lomb’s Raymond Stegeman, was groundbreaking in both its shape and its method of manufacture, according to JackThreads. Wayfarers were made from molded plastic, instead of metal, which made bolder and brighter frames possible.By 1969, the Ray-Ban catalog had expanded to 50 different styles, and celebrities and stars of all stripes continued to wear them.Cheap Replica Ray Bans. Bob Dylan, for instance, was rarely seen without his Wayfarers.Cheap Ray Bans Sale. In the 1980s, Ray-Bans continued to feature prominently in movies, like 1980’s The Blues Brothers and 1983’s Risky Business for the Wayfarer. Michael Jackson wore Wayfarers for his Bad tour from 1987 to 1989, which became the highest-attended tour in history. While Ray-Ban has introduced a “new Wayfarer” silhouette, we still recommend the classic Wayfarer in black and green.