As the popularity of sunglasses as we know them has grown
in the US since their conception in 1936, more and more
name brands are on the market by top fashion designers.
Sunglasses come in different shapes, sizes, colors and
frames. It is difficult to choose sometimes. But the
numbers don’t lie.
The most popular designer glasses are stylish, comfortable
and look good on the wearer. Trends follow in sunglasses
just like they do in fashion.
Popular designers are Prada, Gucci, Revo, Ralph Lauren,
Dior, Kate Spade, Ray-ban, Versace, Vogue, and the list
goes on and on.
The most popular selling sunglasses though are Gucci. A man
named Guccio Gucci started Gucci brand in 1920. Famous
celebrities have specific sunglasses custom made for them
by Gucci and are what has caused the brand to become so
The most popular sunglasses are of course determined by the
sales. In the 1950’s the most popular brand of sunglasses
was Ray-ban and the most popular Ray-ban design was the
These were typically black frame sunglasses with very dark
black lenses. Many stars wore these glasses including James
Dean. They are also thought to be the best selling
sunglasses to date.
In the 1960’s large sunglasses were made popular by Jackie
Onassis and were popular again in 2003 with younger women.
Big sunglasses have still maintained their popularity
Another popular Ray-ban model is the Aviator. This design
first appeared in 1936 for military use. They were popular
with pilots, military and law enforcement persons and their
popularity has never wavered.