Jim Jannard founded Oakley in 1975 in his garage with only $300. He named the brand after his dog and started selling motorcycle grips out of the back of his car at motocross competitions. Jannard later made goggles, ski goggles, and casual sunglasses. Today, Oakley sells sport e ... Read More quipment, including goggles, sunglasses, watches, clothing, backpacks, and other sport accessories. Out of all of its products, Oakley is best known for its sunglasses for women. With high-definition optics lenses, these aim to be both fashionable and functional. Oakley has different styles of sunglasses and also special-edition designs to match many different lifestyles and uses.