NEW YORK — Sunglasses may be necessary for sun protection, but can they also shield the eyewear industry from war, economic jitters and a slump in consumer confidence?
Vendors at the International Vision Expo seem to think so. At the show, which ended its three-day run at the Jacob K. Javits Center March 23, many said the sunglass sector continues to move at a healthy clip.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"