Ray-Ban eyeglasses are for the classics. Ray-Ban is the most recognized brand of eyeglasses in the world. Commissioned by the US army to create a pair of sunglasses US pilots could wear while flying, Ray Ban was created as it patented the aviator frame in 1938. Created to sharpen details & reduce glare, this frame became iconic by generals and pilots of WW2. From the wayfarer to the clubmaster, RayBans has always created a classic American eyeglasses frame.