What Are Popular Brands of Sunglasses?


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Ray-Ban brand sunglasses is one of the most recognizable sunglasses brands in the United States, as of 2015. Other popular sunglasses brands include Oakley and Maui Jim.

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What Are Popular Brands of Sunglasses?
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Ray-Ban is best known for two of its styles: aviators and wayfarers. Aviators were developed in 1937 for the U.S. Army to protect the eyes of pilots while flying. Wayfarers were first introduced in the 1950s, but became popular when featured in movies and television shows in the 1980s.

Oakley brand sunglasses are very popular amongst outdoor athletes who need to protect their eyes from the elements. Maui Jim is another popular brand that features designs that are both sporty and stylish.

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