A softer aviator with a more rounded front frame and a metal plastic temple combo adorned with a raised RayBan motif. The Ray-Ban Round Aviator Sunglasses in Arista Brown Gradient is finished in Gunmetal frame and shiny Black temple RayBan, you can’t think of sunglasses without imagining a pair of Aviators or Wayfarers. Worn by millions and loved by millions. In 1936 Lieutenant John A. McCready contacted Bausch & Lomb requesting they invent a pair of sunglasses that would be practical for blocking out the sun’s rays yet still look refined, the RayBan Aviator was born and quickly gained popularity among the US military. With the general public’s interest growing RayBan created their first plastic sunglasses named wayfarers in 1952 and they quickly became iconic due to their continued presence in television and cinema. The brand has continued to grow through the decades, being seen in movies such as Top Gun, The Blues Brothers and more recently through advertising with the RayBan Never Hide campaign, keeping the company firmly in the social consciousness. The company was sold to the Luxottica group on 1999 for a reported $640 million who have pushed the brand to even greater heights. Constantly innovative and always at the pinnacle of fashion it’s no wonder that RayBan are the No1 sunglasses brand in the world.