Ray Ban are the most popular and icon sunglasses and eyewear brand on the planet. There's a lot to be said about Ray Ban Sunglasses timeless style, authenticity and freedom of expression are the core values of Ray-Ban, a pioneer in sun and prescription eyewear that spans generations. Since the introduction of the first iconic Aviator model created for the aviator pilots of the United States Air force, Ray-Ban has been at the forefront of cultural change, becoming a symbol of self-expression, worn by celebrities, sport stars, musical icon, royalty and public figures all around the world. The lifestyle eyewear brand joined the Luxottica Group in 1999 after which Ray-Ban accelerated its reputation and redefined its distribution.