At the beginning of April our Fashion Division, led by our lovely Director of Sales Amber Alper, headed to Vision Expo East in New York City. All of our US reps flew in from their respective corners of the country, with a special visit from Jen our NYC fashion rep and her 6-month old baby boy Wes. Larry the king was there as well, talking shop with all of his eyewear buddies.
We debuted our beautiful 600 square foot booth, which was admired by everyone who stopped by. Nothing pops like an all-wooden GLCO booth (designed, of course, by West of West ), especially with our team flossed out in their varsity jackets. All of our issues of Spectacle and our swag bags were snatched up by booth visitors, and it was wonderful getting to hang out with some of our favorite clients and meet with some new ones. We also played around with a new tradeshow app called Compuleads, which made us feel very Silicon Valley. Despite their busy days, our team still managed to squeezed in a little fun time, first with a an old-school Italian dinner at Angelo's. On Saturday, we celebrated Elena's birthday at Ghost Donkey Tequila Bar, a new spot near Bowery and Bleeker. Elena brought her Polaroid camera and snapped our team out and about in NYC; below are a few of our favorites. Enjoy!