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.

Spring 15 Breaking Trend: Rainbow

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Spring 15 Fashion Weeks--There were rainbows and sunrises/sunsets all over the runways, proving that designers are the eternal … [Read more...]

Spring 15 Breaking Trend: Mesh and Caged Openwork

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Spring 15 Fashion Weeks--Mesh and caged openwork definitely have their sporty applications, but on the designer runways, they have … [Read more...]

Spring 15 Breaking Trend: Lace-Ups

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Spring 15 Fashion Shows--Lace-ups are a hot category as designers parade shoelaces and other string ties down their runways. … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Vionic Slippers

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Vionic slippers have answered the call for stylish foot/arch health.With athletic shoes storming the fashion runways and … [Read more...]

Spring 15 Breaking Trend: Floating Florals

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Spring 15 Fashion Month--Feminine, floating florals have drifted through the air and landed on virtually all the runways this … [Read more...]

Spring 15 Breaking Trend: Lanvin Pearls

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Paris Fashion Week--Lanvin designer Alber Elbaz is seeing pearls this season, and as one of the more influential designers on the … [Read more...]

Spring 15 Breaking Trend: Frayed Edges

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Spring 15 Fashion Weeks--Judging from all the frayed edges and exposed seams, designers have lots of unfinished business this … [Read more...]

Spring 15 Breaking Trend: Tassel Fringe

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New York, London, Milan Fashion Weeks--Tassel Fringe is in! Yes there is still plenty of 70s- and Western-inspired suede fringe … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: iMoon

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Already have sunglasses? How about moonglasses?Don't laugh. Night vision is needed by more than SEAL Team 6 or ravers at a … [Read more...]

Spring 15 Breaking Trends: Gingham

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Spring 15 Fashion Weeks --"Opa Gingham Style!" While Psy probably won't be dancing about gingham style any time soon, the trend … [Read more...]

Spring 15 Breaking Trends: Prada’s Patchwork

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Milan Fashion Week--Prada went for a wonderful visual mash-up with leather patchwork boots, mismatched panels, color- and … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Steezys

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Steezys--a clip-on charm accessory for mobile tech cords--has a simple motto: "No more naked wires!""I ride the NYC subways … [Read more...]