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Privé Eyewear shakes up the industry by releasing frames for less than $30

Privé Eyewear wants to shake up the eyewear category online with its brand of $29.95 sunglasses — and it’s enlisted Amazon and a handful of celebrities to help.The well-heeled start-up wants to undercut the “under $100” business model that’s dominated eyewear online since Warby Parker hit the scene in 2010 by offering hundreds of styles that cost less than a third of that price. On May 15, Privé Eyewear’s digital flagship at Privegoods.com will begin to pre-sell 115 stockkeeping units, or...

Ganesh Iyer, Country Head, Coolwinks.com

Ganesh Iyer,Country Head,Coolwinks.comThe Country Head for Coolwinks.com, Ganesh Iyer, has held offices in diverse fields ranging from retail to tourism. He has been at the helm of the online eyewear retail platform since 2015 and his experience in networking, sales and distribution, e-commerce and online marketing, has guided the growth of the brand. Iyer supervises planning and execution, expansion and P&L for the online retail platform for quality eyewear.After completing his...

017 Costume Society of America Grants, Awards and Honors Announced

May 1719:152017COLUMBUS, GA – 17 May, 2017 – Costume Society of America (CSA) announced today its grants, awards and honors for 2017. “The awardees this year include a wonderful selection of writers, scholars, designers, curators, students, and more, who are representing costume and dress in many fabulous and sublime ways,” says Deborah Brothers, Vice President for CSA’s Grants, Awards and Honors.  “Many of these awardees attend CSA’s Annual Meeting and National Symposium to present their...