Established in 1975 and headquartered in Southern California, Oakley is one of the leading sports brands in the world, providing an extensive line of athletic and lifestyle products that are specially engineered to accommodate the most trying conditions. Starting with humble beginnings, a mad scientist named Jim Jannard in his garage, this commercial dynasty began with questioning the limits of industry standards. Oakley is now the holder of more than 600 patents, and is continually seeking problems to solve with innovation and new inventions.
Oakley Sunglasses start with sculptural physics, and technical design, wrapped in art. This philosophy has made Oakley one of the most iconic brands on the market, with innovations that world-class athletes around the globe depend on to compete at the highest level possible. Oakley is famed for its insuperable lens technologies such as High Definition Opticså (HDOå) which is incorporated into all Oakley sun and prescription eyewear, and all premium Oakley goggles.
Oakley eyewear frames can be separated into three categories: Sport Sunglasses, Active Sunglasses, and Lifestyle Sunglasses. Every pair of sunglasses is engineered to serve the demands of professional athletes, while the undeniable aesthetic makes them a fashion statement. A critical degree of flexibility allows Oakley frames to absorb impact, and comfort is optimized with lightweight materials. Oakley sunglasses technological predominance is rivaled only by their visual appeal.