If you have a big head (and you know it), finding hats, helmets, and sunglasses can be a struggle for you. We get it. Our very own SportRx vice president, Sunglass Rob, is no stranger to this dilemma. We created this guide to Oakley sunglasses for big heads with his personal insight. Today, we show you exactly what BIG Oakley sunglasses are out there.


Table of Contents

A. Best Oakley Sunglasses for Big Heads | 2021
1. Oakley Mainlink XL
2. Oakley Gauge 8
3. Oakley Holbrook XL
4. Oakley Wheel House
5. Oakley Parlay
B. Best Oakley Sunglasses for Big Heads | 2020
C. Prescription Oakley Sunglasses at SportRx



Want to see which of these models were included in our video of the Best Oakley Sunglasses of 2020? We also have a Complete Guide to PRIZM Lens Technology if you want to learn more about Oakley’s game-changing lenses.


Best Oakley Sunglasses for Big Heads

Oakley Mainlink XL

We couldn’t help but start with one of our very favorite Oakley frames. Mainlink is our go-to because of all its great features and accommodations. This frame comes in a few different sizes and engineers the perfect XL fit for our big head friends. It’s aligned with Unobtainium™ grip along the bottom of the temples and nose pads for an extremely versatile frame. Constructed with O-Matter frame material, the Mainlink will be your main man for any demands you put it up to.

 

oakley mainlink xl in grey ink with blue prizm sapphire lenses

Oakley Mainlink XL in Grey Ink with PRIZM Sapphire Lenses

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Key Features

  • A larger version of the popular Mainlink
  • O-Matter frame material – durable & provides all-day comfort
  • Unobtainium nose grip for stability
  • Three-Point-Fit system offers precise optical alignment
  • PRIZM lens technology enhances contrast and boosts colors
  • SFW: 142 (Men’s & Women’s XL)

Oakley Gauge 8

Gearing up with a great wire frame will impress everyone you pass. Gauge 8 is made with Oakley’s proprietary C-5 metal alloy material, which is durable enough to exceed any of your daily demands. It’s equipped with grip-fit adjustable nose pads that are adjustable to your specific nose bridge for a more custom fit. Rock on in this industrial designed sunglass for big heads!

Oakley Gauge 8, Oakley Gauge 8 L Sunglasses

Oakley Gauge 8 L Sunglasses feature in Matte Black

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Key Features

  • Made of Oakley proprietary C-5 metal alloy material for frame durability
  • Three-Point-Fit system will hold these sunglasses in place
  • Unobtainium on temple arms enhances grip
  • Comes in progressives & PRIZM lenses
  • SFW 141 (Men’s L/Women’s XL)

Oakley Holbrook XL

You’ll love the ever-popular Holbrook XL. This frame comes in a variety of sizes including Asian fit. This timeless style is great for everyday use and features a keyhole nose bridge for enhanced comfort — especially if you have a big nose that matches your big head. Get some extra flare with the Oakley logo accents on the front of the frame and show off just how epic your day-to-day can be.

Oakley Holbrook XL

Oakley Holbrook XL in Black Ink with PRIZM Ruby Polarized Lenses

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Key Features

  • O-Matter frame material – durable & provides all-day comfort
  • Keyhole nose bridge accommodates a variety of nose shapes & sizes while encouraging airflow
  • SFW: 142 (Men’s L/Women’s XL)

Oakley Wheel House

A fresh lens shape for this Oakley lineup, Wheel House shows its style with clean lines and slick back temple arms. This frame combines an O-Matter frame material with stainless steel temples that are made with Unobtainium earsocks — so you get comfortable shades that adjust to your big head.

Oakley Wheel House

Oakley Wheel House in Satin Black with PRIZM Grey Lenses

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Key Features

  • Oakley’s Unobtainium stainless-steel temple grip offers a comfortable & secure fit
  • O-Matter frame material – durable & provides all-day comfort
  • Hollowpoint, self-contained spring cam mechanism presents an elegant hinge design
  • SFW: 140mm (Men’s L and Women’s XL)

Oakley Parlay

The newest Oakley frame to our collection, Parlay is here to play! This frame styles unmatched coverage with its top-of-the-line lenses. It’s made with mixed frame materials, which includes durable O-Matter. Featuring an Unobtainiumnose pad, you get a no-slip grip. So, no matter how big your head is, or how much you sweat, Parlay sunglasses will comfortably stay on your face for the long run.

Oakley Parlay

Oakley Parlay in Polished Black with PRIZM Black lens

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Key Features

  • O-Matter frame material – durable & provides all-day comfort
  • Unobtainium nose grip
  • PRIZM lenses available
  • SFW: 142mm (Men’s L & Women’s XL)

Best Oakley Sunglasses for Big Heads | 2020


Holbrook XL

Oakley Holbrook XL

Oakley Holbrook XL in Black Ink with PRIZM Ruby Polarized Lenses

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You can’t go wrong with the timeless design of the Holbrook XL. After the popularity of the Holbrook, making an ‘XL’ version was a no-brainer for Oakley engineers. The keyhole nosebridge and studded accents on the edges of the frame create a lifestyle look that can be worn with anything.


Mainlink XL

Oakley Mainlink XL

Oakley Mainlink XL in Matte Black with PRIZM Grey Lenses

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The Mainlink XL is a recent addition to the Oakley lineup and it is about time! Unobtanium grip on the nosepads and temple arms increase versatility for your life on the go. We even have a review of all the differences between the Mainlinkl and Mainlink XL.


Det Cord

Oakley Industrial DET Cord ANSI

Oakley Industrial DET Cord ANSI in Matte Black

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What makes the Det Cord unique is its ANSI safety rating. If you have a large head and need safety glasses or sunglasses, this is for YOU! Check out other Oakley ANSI options in our Oakley Safety Glasses Review.


Turbine

oakley turbine w prizm sappire

Oakley Turbine in Black Ink with PRIZM Sapphire Lenses

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Following the full wrap theme, the Turbine gives you all the coverage you could ever ask for with Unobtainium™ grip on the nosepads and temples. This proprietary grip material will keep the sunglasses optically aligned and ensure they won’t slide down your nose if you break a sweat.


Double Edge

oakley double edge with prizm black

Oakley Double Edge in Polished Black with PRIZM Black Polarized Lenses

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Another large sunglass with ample coverage is the Double Edge. This is modeled after the Eye Patch family and features an everyday design for any of your daily needs.


Sutro

Oakley Sutro

Oakley Sutro in Matte Black with PRIZM Road Lenses

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The Sutro is meant to look big even if you have a big head. Oakley engineers held nothing back with this retro-inspired sunglass. This model is part of Oakley’s Latitude Collection which blends sport and lifestyle to give you the best of both worlds.


Jawbreaker

oakley jawbreaker prizm trail torch

Oakley Jawbreaker in Carbon with PRIZM Trail Torch Lenses

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The Jawbreaker is a frame that fits a wide variety of head sizes, including all you large headed people out there. The expansive shield lens has built-in vents to combat fogging and adjustable temple tips for a more custom fit. We even have a review comparing the Sutro and Jawbreaker.


Prescription Oakley Sunglasses for Big Heads at SportRx

Need prescription Oakley sunglasses or eyeglasses? Done. When you shop with us, you’ll find video guides and tooltips throughout the build process as you customize the perfect pair. An answer to all your questions is at your fingertips, and if you want to chat with an expert, Contact Us. We’ll put you in touch with one of our friendly in-house opticians who can help you build your prescription Oakley Sunglasses.

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