The Bollé story began in the small town of Oyonnax, France in 1888. There, Seraphim Bollé started his company by first manufacturing combs and hair ornaments for the boxwood and horn indigenous to the region.
After WWII, Bollé led the way in molding nylon to the highest standards in the World.
Safety glasses and googles were added to the Bollé line in 1950
In 1956 Georges Bollé created the famous nylon 'cat-eyes' sunglass.
In 1960, ski goggles were first marketed by Bollé. Leading the industry in product innovations, the Bollé family took the business from a small cottage to one of the world's most prominent manufacturers of premium eyewear
Now, over 125 years later, Bollé products are distributed and worn all over the world. Bollé has developed a particular strength in the specialty markets of snow sports, water sports, golf, tennis, cycling and outdoor, as well as eyewear that meets everyday needs and styles.