Since 1937, Ray-Ban has been an industry leader in style and function. Ray-Ban sunglasses and Ray-Ban eyeglasses are built with unbeatable quality and technology to deliver you a combination of sophistication and fun. Ray-Ban has a few best selling frames that have survived the test of time. You know the name, you recognized the frame…the Ray-Ban Wayfarer is the most iconic sunglass design. Wayfarer unisex sunglasses are fashionable for any occasion, and sure to always make an impression.
Why reinvent the wheel? The Ray-Ban Wayfarer has been a huge success for Ray-Ban, so it only makes sense to offer a few variations. This way, everyone can rock the Ray-Ban Wayfarer! With the different options, it can get a little confusing what the differences are…that’s where SportRx comes in! We break down the differences among the Ray-Ban Wayfarer Original, New Wayfarer, and Wayfarer Ease.
Original Wayfarer RB2140
The Original Wayfarer RB2140 gives a super-retro style with a titled frame. The angle will depend on your face shape and nose bridge. Sticking with the classic style, the Original Wayfarer is the way..to go.
- Two sizes 50 and 54
- First Wayfarer (original design)
- Pantoscopic tilt
(Details on: Original Wayfarer sizing)
New Wayfarer RB2132
The New Wayfarer brings a simple clean frame structure to the Wayfarer design by eliminating the tilt and using a shorter lens. A more comfortable and modern look.
- 3 sizes 52, 55, 58 (true extra large)
- Eliminates the pantoscopic tilt
- Offers a higher level of protection and clarity
- More natural fit
- Len’s height is more narrow and less tall
(Details on: New Wayfarer sizing)
Wayfarer Ease RB4340
Presenting the most recent Wayfarer style: The Wayfarer Ease brings an updated look to the Original. Ease gives off a more laid-back feeling and is a good choice for everyday wear.
- The newest Wayfarer style
- Aka no tilt Wayfarer
- Same as the Original Wayfarer minus the tilt
- Easily slides on and off
- Only 1 size 50 currently
Key differences between original and new Wayfarer: the tilt and lens height
More info on Original Wayfarer vs. New Wayfarer
PRESCRIPTION RAY-BAN WAYFARER
With three different designs, there’s a Ray-Ban Wayfarer for everyone! Each Wayfarer is even available in prescription! Prescription Ray-Ban glasses and sunglasses now come with authentic Ray-Ban lenses and logo! Not sure which Ray-Ban Wayfarer is quite right for you? Just contact a certified optician! They’ll help ya figure out the best frame fit for you and answer any other questions you have!