Oliver Peoples was founded in 1987 by Larry Leight and Ken Schwartz. The company develops and designs luxury eyewear and sunglasses. Company headquarters are currently located in Beverly Hills, California.
Oliver Peoples sunglasses are mostly sold via their eCommerce website, boutiques, and upscale department stores, such as Bloomingdales. The brand has been featured in numerous movies and fashion magazines, including Brad Pitt in the movie Fight Club, Bruce Willis in The Jackal, as well as magazine fashion shoots such as Equire, Vanity Fair, GQ, Elle, and Vogue.
The company was acquired by Oakley in 2006, and, subsequently, Oakley was acquired by Luxottica in 2007 for $46.7 million.