From the Ray-Ban Icons Collection, the Wayfarer has been a classic since 1952. Though these sunglasses need no introduction, we'll give you the basics. The Wayfarer features acetate frames for durability, 6-Base lenses for optical clarity, and sturdy metal hinges.
All Ray-Ban lenses provide 100% UVA and UVB protection, and are distortion free. In addition, all Ray-Ban sunglasses come with a soft cleaning cloth and classic Ray-Ban case. Product ID# 2026112.
What is a 6-Base lens? What is a 6-Base lens? A lens' Base refers to the amount of arc in the lens and therefore the arc in the frame. A 6-Base is a more flat, square shape creating a more scholarly look. A larger base like a 9-Base is more wrapped and therefore will appear more suited for active endeavors.