The Rock's Sunglasses: His Aviators, Style, and Love for Shades

The Rocks Sunglasses

There's no doubt that The Rock loves his sunglasses. He's been seen in a variety of styles over the years, but one style, in particular, seems to be his favourite - aviators. In this blog post, we'll take a look at The Rock's sunglasses history, including his love for shades and why he decided to create his own pair back in the day. We'll also explore The Rock's style and how it has evolved over the years. Stay tuned!


Dwayne Johnson's Sunglasses 1999

The Rock started out as a professional wrestler in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) in 1996. At the time, he was known as The Rock and he had a very distinct look - he was always seen wearing a pair of sunglasses. The Rock quickly became one of the most popular wrestlers in the WWF and his sunglasses became a key part of his persona.

The Rock wearing Vintage WWF dwayne the rock johnson 1999 sunglasses gold

The Rock released a pair of browline sunglasses in 1999. The glasses were a collaboration between The Rock and Maui Jim and were designed to look like The Rock's sunglasses that he wore in the WWF. The glasses were a success and The Rock continued to wear them both on and off-screen.


The Rock's sunglasses have a gold top brow bridge. The gold top brow bridge gives the sunglasses a unique and stylish look. It was a very retro style primarily heralding from the 1960s. A style worn by high profile figures such as Jackie Onassis, Warren Beatty, Mick Jagger, The Velvet Underground and Le Mans racing driver Sir John Whitmore. The Rock's sunglasses are a modern take on this classic style.

Vintage WWF Dwayne the rock johnson 1999 sunglasses frame in gold 

The brow bar is a key feature of The Rock's sunglasses. The brow bar is a thin metal strip that runs across the top of the lenses. The brow bar helps to keep the sunglasses in place and provides support for the lens. The brow bar also gives the sunglasses a distinctive style.

 Ray Ban Olympian Deluxe Sunglasses

You can find some of the original 1999 Rock branded sunglasses on auction sites such as eBay. Or if you can't be bothered with the hunt Ray-Ban have a very close alternative in the Olympian collection. With an almost identical frame also fitted with green lenses.


The Rocks Sunglasses

The Rock has come a long way since his early WWF days.

After The Rock's successful run in the WWF, he decided to pursue a career in Hollywood. He made his acting debut in The Mummy Returns in 2001. The Rock played the role of Scorpion King, and the movie was a box office success. The Rock continued to act in movies such as The Rundown, Gridiron Gang, Get Smart, and Fast Five. He also started his own TV show called The Braxton Family Values.

The Rock is now one of the most popular actors in Hollywood. He has also continued to make occasional appearances in the WWF and WWE. But he is commonly seen out and about in what has become a bit of a trademark of his: sunglasses.

The Rock Wearing DITA Mach 2 Sunglasses

He loves an aviator style and is commonly seen wearing them both on and off screen. The Rock's sunglasses are a staple in his wardrobe and he is rarely seen without them. He has even been known to wear them indoors! The aviator style is classic and timeless, which is probably why The Rock loves them so much. They are the perfect accessory for any outfit and can really make a statement.


Like these DITA MACH 2 black combination aviators worn by Dwayne Johnson here. Dita are no strangers to Hollywood features, famously making E.D.I.T.H augemented reality glasses for Tom Holland in Spiderman and Robert Downey Jr prior to to that.

Dita Sunglasses Mach Two DRX 2031


The aviator Dita MACH 2 sunglasses is a black and antique 12k gold frame with g15 to clear gradient lenses. Each dita frame is created by hand with as many as 320 manufacturing stages and can take up to 8 months to complete. Every single frame is created using the best quality materials and cutting-edge methods, resulting in each being a lovingly conceived and genuinely luxurious item. Your new Dita sunglasses will be delivered with all official accessories and will be covered by a 24-month worldwide guarantee.


The Rock's sunglasses are a traditional teardrop aviator shape. The lenses are large and wrap around the eyes to protect them from the sun. The frames have a metal bridge and brow bar and have a matte black finish.

 The Rock wearing Ray Ban 3025 Sunglasses

Dwayne Johnson is also a fan of the classic Ray-Ban aviator, the 3025 model to be precise. This is a 'go-to' for those looking for the traditional 'pilot' sunglasses. The 3025 was designed in 1937 for pilots to protect their eyes while flying. The teardrop shape of the lenses help to deflect wind and they sit close to the face to prevent as much light as possible from getting in. The frames are usually made of metal with plastic or leather temple tips.


The Rock's sunglasses are the perfect accessory to his tough guy persona. But what about the rest of us? Which face shape suits aviators?

Ray Ban Gradient 3025 Sunglasses

The first thing to consider when choosing aviator sunglasses is the size of your face. If you have a small face, go for a smaller pair of shades. However, if you're looking for that oversized style sticking with the larger pair may be the way to go. The Rock, however, looks to have a larger head and may even struggle to find standard styles to fit. One of the benefits of Ray-Ban is they do have a selection of sizes available in their most popular styles.

 The Rock Wearing Oliver Peoples Sunglasses

In a slight side-step from the style, we commonly see Dwayne wearing he is spotted sporting all acetate square sunglasses. If we're being super critical the reason we may not see Johnson wearing frames like this may be due to the sizes not being quite right for him. As you can see from the image it's a tad small for Dwayne's head. It may even be a little uncomfortable for him to wear it over long periods of time.

 Oliver Peoples Lachman Sunglasses

The Lachman is a quintessentially Oliver Peoples-style sunglasses frame. This frame features strong angles along the top line giving it a distinctive look that can be worn by anyone. Available in four different colourways but we can see The Rock has opted for the classic black.


The Rock's Sunglasses in Ballers

 The Rock wearing Oliver Peoples strummer sunglasses silver

The Rock, who plays Spencer Strasmore in the show Ballers, is often seen wearing sunglasses. The sunglasses he wears are typically quite large and flashy, and have become something of a trademark for The Rock. In fact, The Rock even has pairs of sunglasses that he wears specifically for Ballers.

 Oliver Peoples Strummer sunglasses frame in silver

One of his looks is the Oliver Peoples Strummer frame. A sleek and stylish modern aviator look for guys, a stylish design. This version has an ultra-slim silver wire frame and thin silver wire arms. The brow bar gently bends downwards and the elongated teardrop lens are grey with a graduated end. This has previously been seen on Brad Pitt in Ocean's 12 and is a favourite among the Hollywood elite. This exact model has since been discontinued but has been updated with the Benedict model which is almost identical in style and shape.

Oliver Peoples Benedict sunglasses


Another frame Johnson is seen wearing regularly in Ballers is another DITA model. This time the midnight special a unique square aviator frame. With double wire detailing around the lens.

The Rock wearing Dita Midnight Special sunglasses steel

At $675 you may be wondering why DITAs Sunglasses are so pricey. One of the reasons why DITA sunglasses are so expensive is that they are made with high-quality materials. The frames are typically made from titanium, which is a lightweight and durable metal. The lenses are also made from high-quality glass, which means they will not shatter or scratch easily. Additionally, the design of DITA sunglasses is unique and stylish, which means they are in high demand among celebrities and other luxury consumers. Dwayne Johnson is a testament to that fact. All of these factors contribute to the high price point of DITA sunglasses.

Dita Midnight Special sunglasses frame in steel

Dwayne Johnsons Sunglasses in Red Notice

In a future where art theft is rife, an FBI profiler (Dwayne Johnson) teamed with the world's most wanted art thief becomes his reluctant accomplice in crime as they pursue an evasive criminal who is always one step ahead. The eyewear game is strong in this film as we've already covered Ryan Reynolds' selection of sunglasses featured in the movie.

 The Rock wearing Ray ban RB3025 sunglasses bronze

The Rock in Red Notice can be seen sporting a pair of RayBan 3025 sunglasses. The RayBan 3025 is a classic style that has been around for many years. The sunglasses are made with a gold metal frame and green lenses. The lenses provide 100% UV protection and the sunglasses are also prescription-ready. The RayBan 3025 is a popular choice among celebrities, with the likes of Jennifer Aniston being a fan!

RayBan RB3025 sunglasses frame in bronze

The pair he's seen wearing have been fitted with a brown/pink gradient lens. This would give a very warming effect to those wearing the frame - definitely a benefit if you're based somewhere like the UK!


Dwayne Johnsons Sunglasses Rampage

The Rock wearing Randolph Archer sunglasses gunmetal

Randolph Archer sunglasses have been seen in many films, but they made a particularly notable appearance in the film Rampage. In the film, Dwayne Johnson can be seen wearing Randolph Archer sunglasses during several scenes. Randolph Archer sunglasses are known for their stylish design and high quality construction. The Randolph Archer company has been making sunglasses since 1978, and they continue to be a popular choice for both celebrities and everyday people. If you're looking for a pair of stylish and well-made sunglasses, Randolph Archer is a great option to consider.

 Randolph Engineering Archer sunglasses frame in gunmetal

Randolph Archer sunglasses are available in a variety of different styles, so you can find a pair that's perfect for your own personal taste. Whether you prefer aviator style shades or something more simple and classic.


Dwayne Johnson sunglasses in "Get Smart"


Get Smart is a 2008 American action comedy film directed by Peter Segal and written by Tom J. Astle and Matt Ember. It is based on the 1965 television series of the same name created by Mel Brooks and Buck Henry. The film stars Steve Carell, Anne Hathaway, Dwayne Johnson, Alan Arkin, and Terry Crews.

 The Rock wearing Paul Smith 817 sunglasss gold

The film tells the story of Maxwell Smart (Carell), a bumbling analyst for the fictional secret agency Control, who partners with Agent 99 (Hathaway) to thwart the plans of KAOS, an evil organization. Johnson plays agent 23 and like all good secret agents they must have the perfect pair of shades.

Paul Smith 817 sunglasses frame in gold

Johnson's character is of course seen sporting yet another pair of aviators. This time from Paul Smith with the 817. Much the same as any aviator it features the bridge bar and teardrop lenses and being completely honest there really isn't anything separating this frame from any other aviator on the market. However, as this frame is now out of production you can get a hold of some frames that were classed as deadstock.

Dwayne Johnson sunglasses: Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw

The Rock wearing Ray Ban 3029 Outdoorsman aviator sunglasses gold

Dwayne Johnson returns to the big screen in the latest installment of the Fast and Furious franchise. In this film, Johnson plays a law enforcement agent named Hobbs who must team up with Shaw (played by Jason Statham) to stop a terrorist group from obtaining a powerful weapon.

Ray Ban 3029 Outdoorsman Aviator sunglasses frame in gold

Hobbs & Shaw features some impressive action sequences, and Johnson can be seen wearing 3029 Outdoorsman II Aviator sunglasses during several scenes. Outdoorsman sunglasses are known for their stylish design and high quality construction, so they are perfect for anyone who wants a pair of sunglasses that will look good and perform well under pressure.


The Outdoorsman features an enhanced brow bar and cable temples for a more secure fit.

Cable temples, are side arms that go behind the ear, are usually recommended for active people. People with severe prescriptions or who wear glass lenses are other common users because they can create a "front-heavy" set of eyeglasses. A front-heavy set is constantly pulled down the patient's nose by gravity.


Outdoorsman sunglasses are a bold take on a timeless style and great for the outdoors. Perfect if you're The Rock chasing down the bad guys!


Dwayne Johnson sunglasses Baywatch


Dwayne Johnson starred in the 2017 film Baywatch, which is based on the television series of the same name. In the film, Johnson plays a character named Mitch Buchannon who is a lifeguard at a beach.

 The Rock wearing Sama syd sunglasses gold

The frame he's seen wearing is produced by the company named Sama Eyewear. This time the lenses are 24kt gold coated.

 Sama eyewear syd sunglasses frame in gold

These are some high-end glasses. They are coated in 24kt gold, which gives them a luxurious look and feel. If you're looking for something special, these glasses are definitely worth considering. However, as they were a limited run, unfortunately, they are only available from auction sites, such as eBay. One we found was going for a cool $649. But if you are desperate for that Hollywood look I'm sure you'd go for .


Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson's career began in the 90s which by the end of that decade saw him release his own branded pair of his trademark shades. Since then we've seen him sporting aviators in almost all of his film and TV appearances. From your everyday Ray-Bans to 24kt gold-coated lensed version. He really does have quite the collection. And we have to say, they definitely suit him. If you're looking for a pair of shades that will make you feel like a superstar, then perhaps Dwayne Johnson's style is the way to go. After all, he is one of the world's highest-paid actors for a reason. So why not try and emulate his success? We hope you've enjoyed this article and make sure to check out the next Hollywood celebrity sunglasses obsession.


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