New York Fashion Week—The flower gardens of Spring 2013 are getting overrun with twisted vines and bold leaves, but don’t whip out the pesticide just yet! These monochrome beauties—from literal photo images to lovely artistic renderings a la botanical prints—are the perfect balance to the florals that always bloom in the spring. From left: Tracy Reese, Rodarte, Honor
Breaking Trends Spring 2013: Leaves & Vines
Lauren Parker, Editor-in-Chief, Accessories Magazine & accessoriesmagazine.com
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.