REM Eyewear has created a new Sunwear & Accessories division, and named Christopher Allen, an industry veteran, to lead it. In his position as director of the new division, he will work to build sales outside the optical channel, looking at department stores and e-tailers. Allen was most recently with Mirage Eyewear of Italy, where he was director of international sales. REM has also announced the promotion of Julie Chi to assistant designer in the product development division, taking care of design as well as product development for Lucky and Lucky Kid spectacles.