Started by James Jannard in 1975 in his garage, he began selling ‘The Oakley Grip’ for motorcycles. At that time, his grip was remarkable and had it patented known as ‘Unobtainium’ or ‘Unobtanium’. The same material that is still used for the earsocks on Oakley sunglasses, and nose pieces.
In 1980, Jannard introduced the O-Frame goggles with Oakley logo on its strap. The brand quickly became popular in the sports community. Shortly after, Oakley sunglasses were released. In 1984, Factory Pilot Eyeshades were out and made especially for sport-oriented people. After a year, Oakley Frogskin came out, a casual sunglasses that were made in Japan.
Knowing the short history of Oakley, undoubtedly this is why active men love Oakley sunglasses. Whether for their everyday use or for sports, Oakley is preferred by many sports enthusiasts not only by men but also by women.
To give you more reasons why most men love Oakley sunglasses, here are the best Oakley sunglasses:
Oakley Half Jacket 2.0
The most popular Oakley sunglasses in the world because of its light weight and interchangeable lenses. It is very durable, with extra padding on the side and nose pads that give extra grip when the wearer is sweating. You can choose from different lenses: photochromic, polarized and is prescription ready.
A vintage looking sunglasses by Oakley with an urban, modern style. It features the Three-Point Fit and stress-resistant O Matter frame that gives comfort and great performance to the wearer. The lenses are plutonite that filters the harmful light, and the six-base lenses optimize the vision.
Oakley Scuderia Ferrari Fuel Cell
Need for speed, power, and precision? These sunglasses are the right fit for you. It has High-Definition Optic (HDO) and Polaric Ellipsoid lenses that create a clear vision. Because of its Three-Point Fit and O Matter frame, these sunglasses are so comfortable to wear even for everyday use.
Oakley Flak Jacket XLJ
These Oakley sunglasses is loved by many professional athletes because of its interchangeable lenses and perfect clarity. The wearer can easily change the lenses in seconds to adjust to the environmental conditions. It is very lightweight and uses Unobtanium for great grip when sweating.
Oakley Plaintiff Aviator
Traditional yet very sophisticated. With Oakley’s combination of C-5 alloy and shock hinges, these sunglasses are definitely durable and reliable. It also guarantees a clear vision because of its 8.75 curved base lenses.
If you have tried other sunglasses before and thinking to get a new pair, you will really feel and see the difference. All Oakley sunglasses are polarized and 100 percent UV protection.