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How Ray-Ban Invented Sunglasses And Framed 20th Century Style

Like so many men’s style staples — the blazer, trench coat, bomber jacket, desert boots, chinos, even the suit itself — sunglasses in general, and Ray-Bans in particular, are rooted in the military.Ray-Ban’s parent company, Bausch & Lomb was founded in New York in 1863 by John Jacob Bausch, a German immigrant, and his American backer Henry Lomb. Specialising in the import and manufacture of eyeglasses, microscopes, binoculars and telescopes, and soon expanding into photographic lenses, by...

Ottica SM Unveils a New Collection of Ray-Ban Sunglasses for Men and Women

San Marino, Italy — (SBWIRE) — 03/30/2017 — Adding to their already wide catalog of premium sunglasses and eyewear, Italian online optical store Ottica SM has recently unveiled a number of exotic sunglasses from one of the most popular eyewear brand, Ray-Ban. According to information gained from one of the store's representatives the new arrival in Ray-Ban sunglasses feature metal frames as well as plastic frames.The representative also maintained that most of the newly added sunglasses will...

How To Choose The Perfect Sunglasses

Diligent readers, and those with considerably less crow’s feet, will have only stored their sunglasses away for a few months (the rainy ones when you objectively look like a tool for wearing them). But while UV is year-round, it’s summer when frames become a daily essential. Unless, of course, you’re fine with permanently squinting.Sunglasses are not just a style statement – they can attract or repel, be a mirror or a shield. If the eyes are the windows to the soul, then perfectly suited...