NEW YORK — The eyewear industry is coming off of a year filled with a plethora of new licensing deals, strong retail growth and enough celebrity coverage to establish the category as a true player in the luxury fashion market.
Those developments generated a positive atmosphere at the Vision Expo East trade show that ended a three-day run on April 13 at the Jacob K. Javits Center Convention here. Big-name manufacturers are growing their brand rosters and are indirectly helping smaller, independent firms gain traction in a competitive accessories market.
Hermès is launching a Laundromat pop-up shop in NYC - dubbed Hermèsmatic - where customers can bring their old scarves to be dip-dyed by an expert. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdnews (📷: @donstahl)