The following gives details on some of the best aviator sunglasses currently available. Aviator sun glasses were first used by the air force and then they became popular when the movie Top Gun was released. The very first aviator sunglasses were made by Ray-Ban and were also known as Pilot Shades. It should be noted that pilots never wore them when flying but they could quickly and easily put them on when their face shield or helmet was off.
Aviator sunglasses tend to have lenses that are two to three times larger than your eye socket and are reflective. They tend to have frames that hook behind the ears. Most contemporary aviator sun glasses are polarized though pilots will not wear aviator sunglasses as they can make seeing other aircraft difficult.
Aviator sun glasses came by their names because of the teardrop shape of the lens. Aviators have been popular since the 1960s though interestingly enough pilots did not wear sunglasses to fly. These sunglasses are curved and will protect your eyes from as much light as possible. They stop glare and completely protect the eye.
Dolce & Gabbana aviator sunglasses are very popular style for men. These aviators have metal frames with gray / green lenses. They are appropriate for all face shapes and will look good with everything. Vogue Aviator Sunglasses are available in black and tortoise and wrap around the eye.
YSL has aviator sun glasses have plastic frames with brass hardware. They provide complete UVA / UVB protection and are always stylish. They are made in Italy and come in the color chocolate. John Varvatos aviator sunglasses are available at Nieman Marcus. These aviators have burgundy lenses that come with brown metal frames or blue gradient lenses with gunmetal frames. The logo is on the inner temple.
Another top aviator sunglasses are from DKNY. These sunglasses have metal frames. As with other aviators they are reflective and the lenses can come in several shades and colors. Dior Homme aviator sun glasses are popular for men. These aviators tend to be a bit more rock'n roll than previous aviators. They are tortoise and chrome and the lenses can come in black or palladium.
Alexander McQueen offers many different styles of aviator lenses. One of their best is specifically for females. They can be made for prescription lenses or non prescription lenses. They come in several different colors. Chanel aviator sun glasses are also popular for females and has the traditional Chanel logo. They are large structured frames and have an acetate tulle affect on the frames.