Loved for its generous coverage and ability to suit just about any face shape, there is no style more iconic than the Aviator. Discover a range of classic aviator sunglasses for men and women from Ray-Ban, or explore the famous pilot style in other top brands like Prada and Carrera. Characterised by a tear-drop lens shape, you can find a huge variety of both metal and acetate aviators to suit your style.
Shop the wide range of Aviator Sunglasses online at Just Sunnies with Afterpay, Fast Delivery and Free Express Shipping* available. Aviator sunglasses are a timeless style originally released in the 1930s as pilot glasses. Characterised by a teardrop-shaped lens and sometimes featuring a double bridge or metal frame, aviator sunglasses have cemented their existence by being suitable for all face shapes. The aviator style has remained a staple in any eyewear collection due to its timeless design making them a definite standout in the fashion industry. Now available in more designs and colours than ever before, browse a selection of aviator sunglasses for men and women including polarised options for the ultimate in UV protection online at Just Sunnies Australia.
Who invented Aviator sunglasses?
The Aviator style, or otherwise known as the Pilot style, was created by American company Bausch & Lomb for the Army Air Corps during the first world war. This style of sunglasses became available to the general public in 1937 when Bausch & Lomb established the iconic brand, Ray-Ban; the popular pilot style was later renamed the Ray-Ban Aviator.
What are Aviator sunglasses?
Aviator sunglasses are characterised by large teardrop shaped lenses that are wider at the bottom of the lens. Originally featuring a metal frame, Aviator sunglasses come in a variety of frame materials including both acetate and metal.