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Mention high fashion glasses and sunglasses and the name that immediately springs to mind is Ray-Ban. This iconic brand and mid priced American brand has carved itself a unique place in the world of eyewear and its sunglasses have graced the faces of many famous figures, both male and female, for decades. Over the years Ray-Ban has earned a reputation for superb design, excellent performance and an unmistakeable sophistication that has made it recognisable the world over. The brand is now owned by Essilor Luxottica, a French Italian merged company who manufacture it in the own plants in Italy and around the world, and sell it directly and also to optical practices who retail with prescription lenses.
Ilkeston Factory Specs are Authorised Stockists of Ray-Ban prescription Glasses and Sunglasses. We sell our designer glasses within our Designer consultations as we store 100's of Ray-Ban glasses in glass bespoke designer cabinets to ensure the products remain pristine. We will discuss the latest styles and suitable lens options to complete your Ray-Ban purchase. Book a styling consultation if you want to try Ray-Ban glasses and sunglasses instore with one of our dispensers - Then call in to store (if you live near Derby or Nottingham etc) - or shop online from anywhere (please note; online styles not available to try instore). You can also opt to buy Ray-Ban from us online but collect from us instore for free fitting and even for us to take vital measurements before we fit the lenses you've ordered while you wait. Particularly useful when buying varifocals from us Online, meaning one visit and take them home on the day.
Our special Online deals are a great option to bag a bargain if you don't wish to try on before purchase. Just book an appointment on our automated booking platform above. All fees Redeemed on your purchases. Genuine customers are welcome by appointment.
Ray-Ban became more popular after the release of the movie Top Gun. The movie generated a 40 percent increase in sales for the Ray-Ban Aviator brand.
The '80s garnered great attention to Ray-Ban through movies. John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd wore them in The Blues Brothers.
Bruce Willis wore them in his role as David Addison on Moonlighting. From 1982 through 1987 Ray-Ban placed their sunglasses in more than 60 movies and television shows, including Quentin Tarantino films such as the 1992 crime film Reservoir Dogs.
Tom Cruise also wore Ray-Ban Wayfarer in Risky Business. Peter Capaldi wore Ray-Ban sunglasses as Sonic Sunglasses in his role as the Twelfth Doctor in Doctor Who during the Ninth Series. The glasses appeared to be replaced by a traditional sonic screwdriver at the end of the final episode of the series.