Ray-Ban Wayfarer Sunglasses – Popularity of an Iconic Design

Almost everyday, without fail it seems, we receive at least one order for one of the incredibly popular Ray-Ban Wayfarer frames, usually the Ray-Ban RB5121 (for prescription glasses) or the Ray-Ban RB2140 (for Sunglasses).  This classic design has been around for almost 60 years since its design and manufacture in 1952 yet has remained popular for much of its production period.  So why are the most enduring fashion icons of the 20th century proving to be so popular?


The Original Wayfarer style was designed in 1952 by optical designer Raymond Stegeman, who procured dozens of patents for Bausch...   read more

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