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How two sisters plan to turn Skye + Lach into a $5 million eyewear brand

Co-founders Tammy Schmidt and Kylie Thomasz on building Skye + Lach co. Supplied
Co-founders Tammy Schmidt and Kylie Thomasz on building Skye + Lach co. Supplied
Designer eyewear brand Skye + Lach Co survived the pandemic through a strong marketing and educational campaign. On the other side, it is projecting $5 million in revenue next year. The business, which specialises in oversized sunglasses, was founded by sisters Tammy Schmidt and Kylie Thomasz in 2016. With an offering of glasses and accessories priced below $100, the brand’s emerald colour, ‘jewel’ style sunglasses launched in winter this year, and sold out within four days.   Wh