The aviator was introduced in the late 1930’s for pilots’ to wear to protect their eyes when they weren’t wearing their goggles. Also, goggles did not have protective lens. The aviator captured the essence of aviator goggles; with their teardrop shape, delicate frames, and protective lens.
By the 1970’s aviator shades became a well-known style for both men and women. Celebrities such as, Paul McCartney, Ringo Star, and Tom Cruise from Top Gun popularized the frame to the public. The aviator has continually progressed over the years to fit the time. Even today the aviator is a timeless frame that is definitely here to stay. The +Beryll Ace sunglass is drop-shaped, aviator style shade with metal frame available in silver or gold frame. The Ace sunglasses is a limited edition piece and handmade in the USA.