FOUNDED IN 1992
By Greg Arnette, in a one car garage in Orange County California.
Arnette was THE pioneering brand in youth eyewear - the first eyewear brand for the counter culture.
Legendary, elusive, original – styles like the Black Dog and Raven introduced Arnette to the masses.
POP CULTURE STATUS
The Arnette brand continues to grow into a pop culture staple, being worn by action sports heroes and celebrities.
MY WAY, THE MOVIE
One of the first multi-sport action sport films, Arnette launches the movie My Way to showcase the skills and personalities of its family of athletes.
Arnette Eyewear becomes a major player across the globe, reaching iconic status in countries such as Spain.
INAUGURAL ARNETTE PRO JR’S
Arnette expands its presence in the growing world of youth surfing by hosting the Arnette Pro Junior in Newport Beach, CA.
Arnette’s team continues to grow and marks the strongest group of athletes in Arnette’s history.
INNOVATION WITH A.C.E.S.
Continuing to change the game, Arnette launches its A.C.E.S. (Arnette Creative Exchange System) collection that features interchangeable parts on select frames so that you can customize your sunglasses to match your style.
GROW PRESENCE IN MUSIC
Always an active participant in the world of music, Arnette continues to grow its presence by working with progressive artists such as Del the Funky Homosapien, Slayer and Bad Brains.