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Hollywood Reporter [10/31/17, via Hollywood Reporter]
A Stylish Guide to New Orleans From the Designer of Krewe Eyewear It sometimes feels like everything important in American fashion comes out of New York City or Los Angeles, but Krewe — the 2016 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund runner-up eyewear label based in and inspired by New Orleans — is a solid reminder that's not  [...]

Haute Living [11/09/17, via Haute Living]
KREWE Brings New Orleans To New York City With Their First Store Downtown Louisiana native Stirling Barrett has built quite a cult following with his brand KREWE Eyewear. Every pair of KREWE Eyewear is designed in the Big Easy Design Studio, with each frame hand-carved out of extremely lightweight heat-sensitive acetate for [...]

Forbes [11/07/17, via Forbes]
How Independent Luxury Brands Are Disrupting the Eyewear Industry “You can't compete with them,” says Stirling Barrett, the founder of New Orleans-based eyewear brand Krewe. “Your advantage is to not compete with them. I think independents can be more nimble—we're not going to beat their distribution strategy, so we [...] [08/16/17, via]
Sorry, eclipse enthusiasts: Viewing glasses sold out across New Orleans Calls to New Orleans area stores about the eclipse viewers yielded responses that ranged from slightly exasperated to only vague awareness of the eclipse and its required eyewear. Walmart and Best Buy stores from Kenner to New Orleans East and the  [...]


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New Orleans's Chic New Eyeglass Shop - Architectural Digest

Here’s one more reason to adore the weird and wonderful city of New Orleans. Krewe du Optic, the New Orleans–based purveyor of chic, contemporary eyewear, has just opened its first boutique in a late-19th-century building in the French Quarter. Designed in-house by the Krewe crew, the stylish shop channels the delightful eccentricity and exuberant style for which the city is famous. Krewe was founded in 2013 by Stirling Barrett, himself a native of the Big Easy and one of its most ardent champions.


Shop Snapshots - My New Orleans

Whether you’re looking for a poor boy, a pair of boots or a Pilates studio, there’s one street in New Orleans where you can find a boutique or business to suit your needs, and unlike Veterans Memorial Boulevard, this is a street that draws... The six miles of Magazine Street that carry you from Audubon Park to Canal Street is perhaps best known for its shopping scene, with everything from antiques and art, to gifts, specialty items and, of course, fashion. A newcomer to the Magazine Street scene, Pelican Coast opened its doors in 2014. “We believe Magazine Street is the heart of New Orleans shopping since it’s comprised of locally owned businesses that are part of the Uptown community.


[03/16/16, via]
DraftKings Preview: Best Value Plays 3/16 Here are six bargain players to keep an eye on tonight – all of whom will cost you less than $6,000: PG: Toney Douglas, New Orleans Pelicans – $4,800 Douglas has seen his stock rise over the last week due to a number of different injuries to the Pelicans. [...]

[03/16/16, via SmartBrief]
$212M first phase of mixed-use development in Mo. begins this summer Sony says it will buy Altair Semiconductor for $212 million with an eye on making chips for Internet-connected devices. The transaction is expected to close next month. Textron Systems New Orleans has announced the beginning of production of aluminum hulls ... [...]

[03/15/16, via DC Cbslocal]
Redskins Re-Sign Linebacker Junior Galette Galette’s fall from grace in New Orleans was swift. He was cut less than a year after ... Those off-field issues didn’t result in legal sanctions, but they did catch the eye of the NFL. Galette was suspended two games last November for his role in ... [...]

[03/16/16, via Truth About Cars]
TTAC News Round-up: Toyota’s a Big Tease, New Lada Savior, and Buick Puts the Avista Away Forever That, a new guy will turn around Lada (again), Buick says you’ll never drive an Avista, the second GM ignition trial begins, and Google’s got its eye out for buses ... one of dozens that occurred on a New Orleans bridge during a January 2014 ... [...]

[03/15/16, via]
Warriors’ sudden surge floored Pelicans New Orleans, meanwhile, will limp into Sacramento on Wednesday ... Playing with a severely short-handed roster, Gentry admitted he’s altering his rotations at least in part with an eye on next season. Forward Luke Babbitt has averaged 36.2 minutes ... [...]

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu slammed as 'unprofessional' by U.S. Sen. John Kennedy in D.C. hearing

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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...

La Carreta crosses the lake and opens on Magazine Street

Nearly 20 years and 13 restaurants later, brother and sister Leticia and Saul Rubio, have opened their first La Carreta location in New Orleans proper.The restaurant chain, which serves an assortment of Mexican dishes, grew quickly mainly in the North Shore, which both Rubios have called home since 1998.The New Orleans location at 1814 Magazine St. opened in the same place where another Mexican restaurant, Rosa Mezcal, operated up until this past summer.One day before officially opening, the...