Athina Wang, Florence Shin

Founders of Covry Eyewear

Athina previously worked as a production coordinator for international and domestic fashion brands. Her global experiences inspired the need for a more inclusive eyewear market. Focusing on fit, she believes in designing styles that will bring each wearer ease and confidence. Before Covry, Florence worked in strategic branding and communications for designer and contemporary retail brands. She is a founding member of the Accessories Innovation committee under the umbrella of the Accessories Council, designed to empower emerging talent in accessories innovation.

What inspired you all to create this company?
We started this company in 2015 to celebrate our beautiful diverse face shapes. We’ve always settled for eyewear that never fit quite right, which inspired us to create our signature Elevated Fit®.

What distingu
ishes your company and product in the market?
Our exclusive Elevated Fit is designed to complement low nose bridges and high cheekbones. As Asian American women, we understand the need for better-fitting eyewear that goes beyond the standard fit