Oakley was created for world-class athletes, those who see the limits of possibility as just another challenge. Their dedication drives us to look beyond the conventional ideas of industry standards. It’s in our DNA to identify problems, create inventions, and wrap those inventions in art. And simply to make things better than anyone thought possible.
Oakley was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Southern California. The company blends science and art to redefine product categories by rejecting the constraints of conventional ideas. With over 575 patents worldwide, Oakley’s authenticity stems from state-of-the-art research and production facilities.
Oakley is an undisputed leader in performance eyewear and continues to advance sports technology and redefine the lifestyle market with patented optical innovations. Oakley polarized lenses are engineered with a liquid infusion process that bonds the polarizing filter at the molecular level, eliminating the haze and distortion found in conventional technologies.