Our collection of Wiley X sunglasses includes ballistic-rated frames preferred by everyone from sharpshooters in the U.S. Military to craftsmen that work around heavy-duty equipment. Discover sleek, unassuming, and impact-resistant sunglasses that deliver unbeatable eye protection in any scenario in our selection from Wiley X.
Founded in the 1980s with the intention of providing the highest quality ballistic-rated eyewear to the U.S. armed forces, Wiley X sunglasses remain standard issue for the United States Military to this day. In the 30-plus years since its founding, the renowned eyewear brand has continued to innovate, making sleek frames in functional materials for some of the best available protective sunglasses on the market. Rugged sunglasses by Wiley X are engineered to withstand your most active pursuits, including shooting, biking, and dangerous work environments. No matter where you wear them, every pair of Wiley X sunglasses is tested for exceptional impact resistance and performance.
Taiwan, China, and the USA. Wiley X designs and engineers their frames at the company's headquarters in California and outsources the majority of its manufacturing, parts, and components to countries around the world. As of 2022, the XL-1 Advanced sunglasses, Romer 3, Nerve, WX Talon Advanced, Vapor Spear, and Valor are all made in the USA.
No. Wiley X sunglasses do not come standard with polarized lenses, but many of their frames come with the option. Make sure to thoroughly review any and all product details so that you receive your preferred frames.
Yes! All adult Wiley X sunglasses meet or exceed the ANSI Z78.1 standards for high velocity/high mass impact resistance and are OSHA certified. These ballistic-rated sunglasses are standard issue for the FBI, DEA, Army Rangers, Navy SEALs, and Military Special Forces. Additional safety features include Removable Facial Cavity™ Seals that block dirt and debris and keep grit and grime out of your eyes, and non-slip temples and nose pads for sunglasses that stay put, even when you're at your most active. No matter how hard you work or play, Wiley X sunglasses will stand up to the toughest conditions.
Wiley X's line of Youth Force™ frames for kids meet the ASTM F803 standards. As an authorized retailer, FramesDirect sells only authentic Wiley X sunglasses.