Lauren Parker

Lauren Parker, Editor-in-Chief, Accessories Magazine

As Editor-in-Chief of Accessories Magazine for the past 12 years, Lauren Parker has covered accessories both from a retail business perspective and a fashion point of view. In previous full-time magazine jobs and freelance gigs, she’s written about practically every angle of fashion lifestyle living, including 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.

Item of the Day: LZZR Jewelry

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Does an item need to be flashy and bold to get noticed? We say no! In fact, LZZR Jewelry makes a major statement with minimal, … [Read more...]

Expert Opinion: Industry Recruiter Discusses What Jewelry Industry Needs

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Andrew Philip is Founder/President of Execu-Team Resources Inc, the leading search firm specializing in recruitment within the … [Read more...]

Queen Latifah to Channel Blues Artist Bessie Smith on HBO

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Queen Latifah stars as Bessie Smith in the upcoming HBO biopic "Bessie," airing May 16th. She is also an executive … [Read more...]

Ko-Lab Fashion Camp Teaches Teens & Tweens the Biz

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Teens and tweens who have a passion for fashion should check out Fashion Ko-Lab, a Teen Fashion Camp on both coasts this summer. … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Kara Ross

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Carry this and you'll be taking selfies of your selfie all day! Designer Kara Ross' fun luxury handbags lets the wearer convey her … [Read more...]

10 Minutes With… Cynthia Rowley on Athleisure

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Having tested the sports waters (literally) with her surf line, Cynthia Rowley has expanded her fashion brand into athleisure with … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Mapa Collective

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We're suckers for a great lookbook shot in an exotic locale, and we'll take 5 minutes of desk chair travel dreaming any day. But … [Read more...]

“Mad Men” Fashion Recap: Episode 709

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Fashion has always defined the women of Mad Men, and episode 709 shows this in full force, from how the women (mis)perceive … [Read more...]

CFDA Launches Book of #FASHION Instagrams

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Apparently there are over 195 million Instagrams using the hashtag #FASHION, many coming straight from the fashion industry … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Bosom Buddy Bags

Bosom Buddy Bags

Want to get buzzed? Check out these cute insect bags by Bosom Buddy Bags, especially the bumblebee, our favorite. Spring is … [Read more...]

Kipling Inspires Paying it Forward with New Campaign

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So what's on the menu at the Kipling truck? Making consumers happy and inspiring them to pay it forward! Kipling's … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Pixie Ink Tattoos

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Maybe you've heard that a little festival called Coachella starts tomorrow, but as you plan your overly-accessorized fashion … [Read more...]