Oakley is an Italian company started in 1975 by James Jannard. The company manufactures Oakley safety glasses, sports items, performance equipment’s, ...sports visors, ski/snowboard goggles, watches, backpacks, Oakley shoes, optical framesand especially Oakley sunglasses. Most of the Oakley items are designed in house at their main headquarters. The Oakley Company currently holds more than 600 patents for eyewear, materials, and performance gear. The first Oakley sunglasses were Factory Pilot Eyeshades, which were sport-oriented, it resembled goggles, and were released in 1984. In early 1996, Oakley Company had a pricing dispute with Italian company Luxottica, the world's largest eyewear manufacturers and retailers. Luxottica stopped carrying Oakley's products in their stores, including Sunglass Hut, and Oakley's stock market value declined by 33%. In 2001, Oakley Company bought Iacon, Inc., mall-based sunglasses stores. Oakley signed a four-year agreement to manufacture eyewear designed by themselves and Fox Racing in September 2004. In 2004, James Jannard bought large quantities of Oakley stock, $2 million in 2004, $16 million in 2005, and $4.6 million in early 2006, bringing his personal share in the company to 63%. In 2006, Oakley Company acquired the Oliver Peoples group, a manufacturer of high-end fashion branded eyewear items, under the authority of Oliver People, Mosley Tribes, and Paul Smith brands for $55.7m, and Optical Shop of Aspen, a luxury eyewear retailer with total fourteen stores. On June 21, 2007, Luxottica announced a plan to purchase Oakley Company in a cash deal worth $2.1 billion, paying a 16% over the extant share price. The deal was completed on November 15, 2007, making Oakley part of a portfolio that includes brands such as Ray-Ban, Persol, and Vogue. Oakley Company is also known for its historical event of donating 35 pairs of its Radar sports glasses, fitted with specially selected tints to the special task force, who were involved in rescuing the thirty-three miners trapped for ten weeks in a Chilean mine in October 2010. The task force needed Oakley safety glasses for eye protection after having spent weeks in darkness. Oakley Company not only makes designer sunglasses but also safety glasses. Oakley eyewear is actually linked to sports and luxury eyewear items. When well-known people like Prince William and Kate, Jennifer Aniston and even Cyclops (James Marsden) in X-Men 3 wear Oakley designer sunglasses, a first thought might be that once again the famous are dictating fashion in the modern fashion world, don’t you think?. However, Oakley eyewear is much more than just a fashion symbol. The quality and standards of the Oakley products make them worth their price in addition to the fact that there are a ton of options available for anyone to be able to find the perfect Oakley safety glasses and sunglasses. The company makes a variety of designer sunglasses for men and women. Whether you are in a dusty environment, cutting wood, hammering concrete walls, present in some kind of a chemical lab or doing any kind of work in your normal day, Oakley safety glasses play a vital role in your daily life. Do you know ANSI, the American National Standards Institute has developed standards for using safety glasses in the workplace? Many companies and organization require employees to wear ANSI rated eyewear to prevent possible injuries from occurring. Although all Oakley authentic lenses meet or exceed Z87.1 standards. In order for a pair of designer safety glasses to pass ANSI certification, the frame and the lenses need to be certified by senior inspecting teams. The majority of Oakley frames are designed for sports purposes and have features that do not make them compliant with ANSI standards. The company hires, professional designers to manufacture sunglasses for men. The Oakley M Frame sunglasses are considered as a part of the U.S. Army's Authorized Protective Eyewear List (APEL) and have been assigned a National Stock Number (NSN) for ordering through military supply channels. Oakley Company saw an opportunity in the industrial realm to perfect and improve designer safety glasses, and this is why the Oakley ANSI Collection was born. These Oakley safety glasses are all made of extreme impact resistant material, made for dangerous situations that require unbeatable protection. They also meet or exceed the optical standards set forth by ANSI. Now you might be wondering from where to purchase authentic designer safety sunglasses for men’s online? Well, don’t we got your back! Visit Eyewear district. 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