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When did aviator glasses become popular?

I have seen many people wearing aviator glasses now, both men and women. I just want to know when did they become so popular?
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  • Arianna griffin


    The Aviator became a well-known style of sunglasses when General Douglas MacArthur landed on the beach in the Philippines in World War II. Newspaper photographers snapped several pictures of him wearing them. aviator sunglasses were also issued to and found popularity with the French Army. The aviator style has been popular since the 1960s and later use by celebrities in films like Top Gun.
  • elizabeth_starz


    In 1937, aviator sunglasses became popular and they are spreaded in all stores in the United States. In the era of disco, the '70s - '80s, aviator sunglasses became popular again, especially with young people.
  • Zoe


    Nowadays, aviator glasses are popular.this need to
    date back to the World War II that General Douglas MacArthur shield his eyes with aviator style glasses. Besides, in the movie Top Gun, Tom Cruise successfully create the character in a very handsome look with a pair of aviator style glasses. That make the aviator style sunglasses become timeless classic. Maybe this the reason why people love aviator glasses.
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