Although already talked about it since 500 BC – you can find some references to the existence of the glasses in some quotes Chinese philosopher Confuncio – the detailed study of the lens occurred in the thirteenth century after optical experiments of Robert Grosseteste and his disciple Roger Bacon, in Italy.
Initially, the glasses were used in the form of monoculars (only one ophthalmic lens) or just the frame without lenses. It was in 1784 that Benjamin Frankling invented the first bifocal glasseswith two lenses in front of each eye together by the frame that allowed to see from far and near in a single accessory.
After the First World War in the 20s, the aircraft industry grew steadily, and excel in the construction of modern aircraft and capable of reaching altitudes impressive for its time. Thus the pilots were hampered by the excessive brightness of the sun above the clouds and suffered visual distortions.
In the 30s, the U.S. Air Force commissioned the Bausch & Lomb (American optical company founded in 1849), special lenses to counteract the damage created by UV light. Were about ten years of research, but finally they created the special green lenses crystal capable of reflecting a high level and block sunlight, and protects against ultraviolet rays and infrared.
The design was inspired in the first masks created for airplane pilots and named as Anti – Glare Aviator in 1937 and only began to be called Ray Ban (English Banner or Ray-Ray Banned) won gold frame and the streets around the world .
Over time, the glasses have become synonymous with scholarship and status also reflect the style of the wearer. No wonder that brands from around the world invest so much in this powerful accessorythat can be used in any season.
There are a few tips on the use of labels Sunglasses: a fashion consultant Gloria Kalil talks about the use of sunglasses indoors, in his book – ‘Hello, Chics! “It is appropriate sunglasses at night? not agree. Unless you are with conjunctivitis or are fashion journalists and sit in the front row of a fashion show where the spotlight hit directly on his pupils, “he adds consultant.
The consultant Fabio Arruda, etiquette expert said: “The rule is clear, eye contact is crucial. Accessories leave fashion, but education will always be high. Fashionistas can find everything, but any fashion only works if it is consistent. eyewear indoors becomes tacky. “he says.
Well, we’re used to seeing all the way around and what counts is the style, following the label or not.
The gallery below shows the latest trends in sunglasses for some famous brands. Other brands more affordable and less famous cast models with similar design and following the trends in relation to the lenses and frames. Choose which one suits your style and storm!