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A millennial CEO is behind Jeff Bezos" favorite sunglasses. Here"s how he built his luxury eyewear brand.

GLCO's Garrett Leight sat down with Business Insider to talk mental health, authenticity, and the importance of keeping a grounded mindset. Garrett Leight. Courtesy of Garrett Leight Garrett Leight is the founder, CEO, and creative.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytNov 22nd, 2020

How one millennial CEO built a luxury eyewear brand that"s been spotted on everyone from Jeff Bezos to Brad Pitt

Courtesy of Garrett Leight Garrett Leight is the founder, CEO, and crea.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 14th, 2020

Barneys shutting down is "surreal" but "not surprising," says the millennial CEO at the head of a luxury eyewear brand that Jeff Bezos and Brad Pitt have been spotted wearing

Photo by Mat Hayward/Getty Images for Barneys New York Garrett Leight, the founder, CEO, and Creative Director of luxury eyewear company Garrett Leight California Optics, used to sell his products in Barneys.&n.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytNov 8th, 2019

Meet Westward Leaning, a gender-neutral eyewear brand that makes it easy to buy cool prescription glasses online

  Westward Leaning is a California-based optical brand known for its eclectic, high-fashion sunglasses. The celebrity-favorite brand recently launched a collection of prescription eyewear that also supp.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 2nd, 2020

Meet the millennial cofounders of Apparis, the cult-favorite vegan coat brand that raised $3 million in funding this year and just launched a collaboration with Juicy Couture

Apparis' millennial cofounders Amelie Brick, 37, and Lauren Nouchi, 29, have won backing from Karlie Kloss and Cam Newton for their vegan coatwear. Lauren.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytNov 14th, 2020

Amazon Wants to Make Jeff Bezos the New King of Bling

The leader in e-commerce is looking to lure high-end brands and shoppers with its new Luxury Stores platform. It may be perfect timing......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 9th, 2020

Silicon Valley"s favorite fashion designer shared the advice Jeff Bezos gave him for making a big decision: decide at 10:30 a.m. (AMZN)

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Category: dealsSource: nytAug 11th, 2020

Jeff Bezos" fortune just surpassed $171 billion. Here"s how he built Amazon into a $1.4 trillion company and became the world"s richest man. (AMZN)

David Ryder/Getty Images Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' net worth just reached a new high of $171.6 billion. Bezos founded Amazon in 1995. The company has since grown to one of the most valuable, powerful companies o.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 2nd, 2020

Jeff Bezos could set a record in luxury real estate

What a $100 million home purchase would say about Amazon’s founder......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 6th, 2020

Shades of Ronaldo; Agnelli heir swoops for soccer star"s sunglasses

Luxury eyewear group Italia Independent is hoping to borrow some of Cristiano Ronaldo's star appeal......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 29th, 2020

Jeff Bezos just turned 56. Here"s how he built Amazon into a nearly $1 trillion company and became the world"s richest man. (AMZN)

David Ryder/Getty Images A.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 12th, 2020

French swimwear brand Vilebrequin relaunches its $260 swimming trunks after Jeff Bezos wore them and created a buzz online that was too big to ignore

Getty & Amazon A pair of $260 Vilebrequin swimming trunks that Jeff Bezos was photographed in over the summer &n.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 28th, 2019

Bill Gates is once again the richest person in the world. Here"s how he spends his $110 billion fortune, from a luxury-car collection to incredible real estate.

Thierry Chesnot/Getty Images On Friday, Bill Gates regained the title of the richest person in the world from Jeff Bezos, according to the Bl.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 19th, 2019

An unearthed video from 1997 shows a young Jeff Bezos explaining why he built Amazon"s empire on books

Brian Roemmele/YouTube A 1997 video of Jeff Bezos has gone viral on Twitter, giving direct insight into how the CEO went about building Amazon in its earliest days. In the v.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 13th, 2019

14 of Zac Posen"s most iconic creations show how he became a red-carpet favorite

Slaven Vlasic/FilmMagic, Jason Kempin/Getty Images for The Clara Lionel Foundation Designer Zac Posen is shuttering his business after 18 years.  Posen built a brand that was at home on the most exclusive red carpets around.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 2nd, 2019

French swimwear brand Vilebrequin said it is seriously considering bringing back its octopus print swimming trunks after Jeff Bezos wore them and created an online frenzy

French swimwear brand Vilebrequin said that it is "seriously consi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 31st, 2019

This is what happened when Shaq started investing like Jeff Bezos

Shaquille O'Neal, who was an early investor in Google and has built a business empire, says his investing strategy is inspired by Amazon's Jeff Bezos......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 11th, 2019

An inside look at Jeff Bezos" new $80 million NYC luxury apartment

CNBC's Robert Frank reports on Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' newest apartment purchase in New York City with exclusive video of the interior before Bezos purchased the four-floor, 12-bedroom apartment......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcJun 5th, 2019

Chick-fil-A revives summer menu favorite, considers vegan options

For over 50 years, Chick-fil-A built a brand around slinging classic breaded chicken sandwiches with pickles and waffle fries. But the chicken chain is looking beyond its staple protein and may bring vegan entree options to the main menu. While the.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 22nd, 2019

Jeff Bezos is spending $12 million to renovate his $23 million D.C. mansion

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' $23 million D.C. mansion is being renovated to include an array of luxury amenities, like a whiskey cellar and two elevators......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 23rd, 2018

What Kevin Plank learned from Jeff Bezos about overcoming adversity

Under Armour Inc. CEO Kevin Plank says he's learning to be more humble and how to handle criticism better. As an entrepreneur who built a small T-shirt company into a $5 billion global corporation, Plank likes to punch back when he hears criticism. Bu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 18th, 2018