American company sunglasses producer. Ray-Ban was founded in 1937 by Bausch & Lomb. They were firstly used in the Air Military Squad of the United States of America. Ray-Ban is considered as the first producer of modern sunglasses and it is responsible of the creation of two of the most imitated sunglasses in the world: Ray-Ban Aviator and Ray-Ban Wayfarer. The Aviator style was created in 1936. Wayfarers were available since 1953 and they have become the best sold sunglasses model in history. Currently, the company produces a wide variety of models under different styles, what makes of Ray-Ban one of the most avant-garde brands when speaking about designs. At the same time, it allows the brand to innovate in contemporary shapes which keep the firm high in a very demanding market.