Aviator glasses aren’t new, but they’re back in a big way this year. Developed in 1939 for military wear—specifically for fighter pilots to wear under their helmets—the style became commercially popular and were a hit in the ’50s, ’70s and ’80s.
Adam Driver sporting aviator eyeglasses in House of Gucci has not only transformed him into Maurizio Gucci—the Italian fashion house’s boss during the ’70s—but also made the actor look so cool that we want a pair, stat.
So, if you’re looking to switch up your spectacles, check out Tatler’s edit below.
This is the brand responsible for the very first aviators, and Ray-Ban’s still producing them today. We like this pair with the gold frame accented by tortoiseshell, although these glasses come in other finishes too.