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J. Crew Chief and American Express Invest in Warby Parker

Warby Parker pop-up store in Manhattan by Deidre Schoo | Source: NY Times

“Warby Parker, the hip purveyor of retro-style glasses, has solidified ties with two of its most prominent fans. Now the three-year-old start-up can count Millard S. Drexler, the chief executive of J. Crew, and American Express as participants in its latest round of financing, which closed last month at $41.5 million.”