Abbey Doneger Receives Accessories Council’s 2012 Hall of Fame Award

Karen Giberson, Accessories Council; and Abbey Doneger, The Doneger Group

New York—The Accessories Council has named Abbey Doneger, president of the Doneger Group, as the sixth inductee into its annual Hall of Fame. This year marks the 65th anniversary of The Doneger Group, a trend analysis and merchandising consulting firm.

Past recipients of the award have included Elaine Gold of Elaine Gold Enterprises, Mary Belle of Jones Apparel Group, Marge Axelrad of Vision Monday & 20/20 Magazine, Dorothy Roberts of Echo Design Group, and Ruth Finley of Fashion Calendar.

The event to honor Doneger took place Jan. 9 at The Morgan Library & Museum. A portion of the event’s proceeds will benefit the Henry Doneger Scholarship Fund and the Accessories Design Program at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT).

 

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Lauren Parker, Accessories Magazine

Lauren Parker, Editor-in-Chief, Accessories Magazine & accessoriesmagazine.com
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As Editor-in-Chief of Accessories for the past 14 years, Lauren Parker has covered women's fashion accessories both from a retail business perspective and a fashion point of view. She frequently judges industry design competitions and loves seeing the next generation of designers come into their own. In previous full-time magazine jobs and freelance gigs, she’s written about practically every angle of fashion lifestyle living, including women's fashion accessories, fine jewelry, Caribbean travel, private jets, Hampton’s real estate, the New York art scene, the bridal industry, men’s lifestyle and being a mom. She loves meeting designers and seeing how their latest offerings capture the current zeitgeist and fit into the entire cultural and social picture.