Making the Festival Circuit and Rivet & Sway’s Finale on


NEW YORK—Music festival season is in full swing. Marry that with the warm, sunny weather and you have ample opportunity to catch your favorite musical acts in some stylish sunnies. In this edition of Bold Face we feature three performers on the touring circuit doing just that in sunglasses from Marchon, Safilo and Marcolin.

On a more serious note, why did Rivet & Sway shut down after three years catering to women purchasing eyeglasses online? Sarah Bryar, who was named CEO to be the female face of the women’s eyewear brand, discusses on the factors that influenced the decision to close the online optical retailing company. While she notes the expense of the at-home try-on program as the biggest challenge, she also shares testimonials from satisfied customers who are sorry to see the site go. “It's been a thrilling ride, and I personally have no regrets,” concludes Bryar. “I would do it all over again in a heartbeat!” Read more here.