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How Independent Luxury Brands Are Disrupting the Eyewear Industry

Krewe“This cycle happens so rapidly now that the pioneer becomes the victim of its own success and gets surrounded by intense competition,” says Won Lee, the U.S. CEO of Gentle Monster, a Korean-based brand. “License businesses like Luxottica and Safilo have led the fashion eyewear market for a long time, but now there’s a proliferation of eyewear brands, including independent ones like us, due to the expectation on fashion brands to have their own eyewear lines—much like fragrances. This...

Eyewear Market in Middle East Is Prognosticated to Reach a Valuation of US $5.86 Bn by 2023

Albany, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 11/06/2017 -- Eyewear consists of products used to aid in vision correction, cosmetic enhancement and protection of the eyes.Corrective eyewear can be used to correct and alleviate refractive errors. Spectacles and contact lenses are the most common form of corrective eyewear, and are usually prescribed by an optometrist, ophthalmologist, or optician. They aim to improve the quality of life of patients, and can also be used for eye protection.Factors such as rapid...

The Future of Flying? You Can See It Now

AdvertisementIn the not-too-distant future, a traveler’s face will replace a boarding pass, and recognition software will replace the gate agent scanning each traveler’s ticket. Airline executives separated by distance will be able to use virtual reality eyewear to walk together through an airplane cabin and solve design problems.In this same future, autonomous vehicles could help passengers check in and airplanes push back.The future is now as the aviation industry embraces new technology as...