It doesn't get more iconic than the Ray-Ban Wayfarer sunglasses collection. The very first Wayfarer was introduced in the 1950s. Ray-Ban continues to innovate to this day, expanding the timeless Wayfarer into an entire collection of classic shades. With so many choices, there is a Ray-Ban Wayfarer for everyone. If you’re stuck on which is the best for you, we’re here to help. Continue reading our 2023 Ray-Ban Wayfarer Sunglasses Guide to find the style that makes you feel like the icon you truly are.

The Complete Ray-Ban Wayfarer Sunglasses Collection

1. Ray-Ban RB2140 Original Wayfarer
1.1 Original Wayfarer Low Bridge
2. Ray-Ban RB2132 New Wayfarer
2.1 New Wayfarer Low Bridge
3. Ray-Ban RB4340 Wayfarer Ease
4. Ray-Ban RB2185 Wayfarer II
5. Ray-Ban Stories RW4002 Wayfarer Smart Glasses
5.1 RW4004 Large Wayfarer Stories Smart Glasses
6. Ray-Ban Wayfarer Sunglasses Frequently Asked Questions

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Ray-Ban RB2140 Original Wayfarer

Ray-Ban RB2140 is the iconic, best-selling Original Wayfarer. This timeless sunglass debuted in 1952. Chances are, you’ve seen it in movies like The Blues Brothers and Risky Business, and on celebrities like Taylor Swift and Robert Pattinson. The Original Wayfarer's most notable feature is its retro-style tilted lenses, which lean away from the face. If you want a true, undeniable Ray-Ban classic, this is the Wayfarer for you.

Ray-Ban RB2140 Original Wayfarer in Black with Crystal Green G-15 Lenses

Ray-Ban RB2140 Original Wayfarer in Black with Crystal Green G-15 Lenses

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Original Wayfarer Low Bridge

Featuring more prominent nosepads and a shorter lens height, the Original Wayfarer Low Bridge provides a more comfortable fit for those with a shallow nose bridge and higher cheekbones. If you find that standard sunglasses slip down your nose easily, or the frame touches your cheeks, give a low bridge frame a try! With the RB2140F, you get the same classic look as the Original Wayfarer in a better fit.

  • Acetate frame material
  • Silver Ray-Ban rivets on frame front
  • Tilted lenses
  • Available in prescription
  • Large Size, 52mm

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Ray-Ban RB2132 New Wayfarer

The New Wayfarer is one of the most popular Wayfarer styles in the collection. Ray-Ban RB2132 maintains the classic Wayfarer style, but with shorter, more rectangular-shaped lenses. This nylon frame is durable, lightweight, fashionable, and comfortable. If you want a sunglass that is perfect for any occasion, go with the New Wayfarer.

Ray-Ban RB2132 New Wayfarer in Tortoise Brown with B-15 Brown Lenses

Ray-Ban RB2132 New Wayfarer in Tortoise with B-15 Lenses

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New Wayfarer Low Bridge

With the same style as the New Wayfarer, the Low Bridge version fits those with a shallower nose bridge and high cheekbones.

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Ray-Ban RB4340 Wayfarer Ease

Ray-Ban RB4340 Wayfarer Ease incorporates the best aspects of the Original Wayfarer and New Wayfarer. It features the iconic shape and style of the original design, but like the New Wayfarer, it doesn't have the forward angle lens tilt. These sunglasses embody the classic Ray-Ban clarity, style, and comfort they're known for. If you love the Original Wayfarer style, but don’t like the forward tilt of the lenses, this is the Wayfarer for you!

  • Acetate frame material
  • Ray-Ban rivets on frame front
  • No tilt
  • Available in prescription
  • Large Size, 50mm
Ray-Ban RB4340 Wayfarer Ease in Havana with G-15 Lenses

Ray-Ban RB4340 Wayfarer Ease in Havana with G-15 Lenses

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Ray-Ban RB2185 Wayfarer II

Next up on our list is the Wayfarer II. It is the most unique frame style in the Wayfarer collection so far. This is because the Wayfarer II features a round lens shape instead of the geometric shape of the other Wayfarer styles. The frame and temples are thinner than the other Wayfarers as well, providing a more understated look. If you love the Wayfarer collection and prefer round sunglasses, this is the Wayfarer for you!

Ray-Ban RB2185 Wayfarer II in Havana Frames & Green Lenses

Ray-Ban RB2185 Wayfarer II in Havana with G-15 lenses

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Ray-Ban Stories RW4002 Wayfarer Smart Glasses

The Ray-Ban Stories Wayfarer is a new icon for a new generation. In 2021, Ray-Ban launched its first line of smart glasses. These smart sunglasses are fashion-forward shades featuring wearable technology. The smart glasses look pretty similar to the original frame styles, but feature two small camera lenses on the front of the temples. Available in just a few styles, it's only natural that Ray-Ban chose one of its most iconic frames to feature the wearable tech. With G-15 green lenses, the Ray-Ban Stories Wayfarer protects your eyes while you capture the sights. Snap photos and videos, make calls, listen to music, stream podcasts and so much more with the Ray-Ban Stories Wayfarer smart sunglasses. The RW4002 Wayfarer is perfect for anyone who loves to explore, create, share, and capture memories. To learn more about Ray-Ban smart glasses, check out our Ray-Ban Stories Guide.

  • Acetate frame material
  • Dual HD cameras embedded in the frame
  • Bluetooth connectivity
  • Open audio speakers
  • Charging case included
  • Compatible with the Facebook View app
  • Not available in prescription
  • Medium Size, 50mm
Ray-Ban Stories Wayfarer Smart Sunglasses Size 50 Shiny Black with g-15 green lenses

Ray-Ban Stories Wayfarer 50mm Smart Sunglasses

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RW4004 Large Wayfarer Stories Smart Glasses

The Wayfarer Stories smart glasses are also available in a Large size. This frame is identical to the standard Wayfarer Stories, but has a 53mm eye size.

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Ray-Ban RB0840S Mega Wayfarer

Go for the bold. The newest style on the scene is the Mega Wayfarer. This frame is everything you like about the Wayfarer — amplified. Ray-Ban's latest style in the Wayfarer collection features two silver accents in place of the typical rivets on the frame front. With super thick temples, you stand out from every angle in the Mega Wayfarer. If you love making a statement, this is the Wayfarer for you!

  • Acetate frame material
  • No tilt
  • Available in prescription
  • Medium Size, 51mm
Ray-Ban Mega Wayfarer Sunglasses RB0840S Black with G-15 Green Lenses

Ray-Ban Mega Wayfarer Sunglasses in Black with G-15 Green Lenses

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Ray-Ban Wayfarer Sunglasses Frequently Asked Questions

What is the largest Wayfarer?

The largest Wayfarer in the collection is the RB2132F New Wayfarer Low Bridge in the 58mm eye size. 58mm is the largest eye size in the Wayfarer collection. While there are other Wayfarer models with a 58mm eye size, this frame is the widest in the collection. It has a frame width of 145mm.

Which Ray-Ban Wayfarer is best?

This is up to you! If you’re a true Ray-Ban fan and are looking for fashion first, you can’t go wrong with the frame that started it all — the Original Wayfarer. If you want comfort and functionality for your everyday activities, go for the highly-rated New Wayfarer. Does round eyewear look most flattering on your face shape? If so, choose the Wayfarer II. There is a Wayfarer style for everyone. If you’re having trouble deciding, our knowledgable opticians are just a phone call away!

Can I change my Wayfarer lenses?

Yes! Do you already have a pair of Wayfarers you love? Whether you purchased your frame at SportRx or not, we can get you set up in some brand new prescription lenses for your Wayfarer sunglasses. You get your choice of Ray-Ban authentic lenses complete with the Ray-Ban logo, or SportRx lenses. Customize your lenses with polarization, mirrors, progressives, Transitions, and more! To learn more about Ray-Ban authentic lens replacement check out our Ray-Ban Replacement Lenses FAQ.

Can I get prescription Wayfarer eyeglasses?

Yes! Check out some of our favorite Wayfarer eyeglasses here. You can also get the best of both worlds and customize your Wayfarer eyeglasses with Transitions lenses that adapt to your environment.

Does Ray-Ban make Kids Wayfarer sunglasses?

Yes! Check out our collection of Ray-Ban Junior Wayfarer sunglasses here.

Can I use my FSA or HSA funds on prescription Ray-Ban Wayfarers?

Yes! Prescription Wayfarers are an eligible FSA and HSA expense. Just enter your FSA/HSA card info as you would a regular credit card at check-out.

What if I don’t like my Ray-Ban Wayfarer sunglasses once I receive them?

We hope this doesn’t happen, but if it does, don’t worry! Your purchase is backed by our See Better Guarantee. You have 45 days to try your Ray-Ban Wayfarer sunglasses. If you are anything less than satisfied, send them back. We will happily remake them, or provide an exchange or full refund. You also get free shipping both ways.

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