Wayfarer is rightly considered as the one of the most fashionable and always popular models of glasses.
Over the history of their existence, they have become an iconic accessory for rock and movie stars, politicians and many other famous figures. It's hard to find someone who doesn't know Ray Ban Wayfarer or New Wayfarer which brought true popularity to the brand. Originally it was intended only for sunglasses but today, the wayfarer shape is used both for eyeglasses and sunglasses models.
Initially, the glasses resembled the cat-eye style - this way they look in patent documents. However, gradually the silhouette took on a rougher outline, until it finally became similar to the iconic trapezoidal design. Glasses were created for men, but soon became the choice of women seeking a daring and mysterious style.
Wayfarer glasses are immortalized in Hollywood movies and TV shows, becoming an important part of pop culture. A recognizable model with trapezoidal lenses was worn by such stars as James Dean, Audrey Hepburn, Marilyn Monroe, Andy Warhol and Bob Dylan. Despite the abundance of many other designs, Wayfarer remains one of the most stylish and versatile accessories for over 60 years.