KREWE Launches Non-Profit Foundation to Help NOLA’s Youth

The eyewear brand will provide tests and frames to local high schoolers

When we last spoke with Stirling Barrett, the founder of NOLA-based optics brand KREWE, he was celebrating the one-year anniversary of the brand’s flagship store, located on Royal Street within the city’s popular French Quarter district. Today, the brand’s success has reached even greater heights, including two additional brick-and-mortar spaces (one in NOLA’s Lower Garden District, the other in NYC’s SoHo) and a CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund …

Lensabl’s Quality Prescription Lenses For Any Frames

An inexpensive, easy way to get replacement lenses online

Eliminating the need for one of the most painstaking, time-consuming and relatively expensive processes, Lensabl makes lenses for any pair of glasses you own. Unlike other online spectacle and sunglasses retailers, there are no frames for sale here. This isn’t a style company—it’s a technologically-driven organization aimed at meeting a need for convenience. Buyers provide their own frames—ones they’ve loved for years but perhaps have …

Springtime Blues: Sunglasses + Beach Towels

From azure to cobalt, pairing up items in the dynamic hue for everyone

In order to bid farewell to winter blues, we’ve gathered some of our favorite sunglasses and beach towels in the hue to welcome the warmer months. With both architecturally influenced shades and playful towels, we’re striking a balance between sophisticated and spirited—and, of course, each selection was made with all genders and ages in mind. So say goodbye to your snow-boots and step into the …