Founded in 1937 by the American company Bausch & Lomb, Ray-Ban has become an iconic eyewear brand over the years. The company was commissioned by the US Army Air Corps in the 1930s to design and develop specialized aviation sunglasses. Since then, the brand has been best known for its iconic Aviator sunglasses, which has launched its success on a global scale and is still a very popular eyewear design today.