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.

Retail Bestsellers: Shop Ethica

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Ethica is an online boutique with an exclusive focus on ethical and sustainable fashion. Over the past three years, the pioneering … [Read more...]

A to Z: PayPal

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PayPal is a payment platform, a gateway, a merchant account, a payment method, a digital wallet, a payment processor, a … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Tesler Mendelovitch

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Knock wood, this trend is really taking off! Capturing the sensibility for serene, natural materials, wood is having a revival in … [Read more...]

J. Crew Reports Loss in Q2; Plans Return to Heritage

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In response to decreased earnings and complaints that the company has lost touch with its core customer (see: How to Fix J. Crew), … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Blaine Bowen Cigar Band Rings

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Here, have a cigar! Or at least have a "cigar band" ring!This chunky look is the perfect swing of the pendulum from all those … [Read more...]

What’s in Store for Holiday: Boohoo

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If you haven't yet heard of Boohoo you will. The British dot-com has recently expanded its reach Stateside with a New York office … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Lulu DK Sport Tattoos

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Forget Winter...FALL is coming. We're talking crisp air, stacked heel boots, blanket wraps...and football tailgates.Get your … [Read more...]

Express Reports Record-Breaking Q2 Results, Raises Outlook

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Express noted "record-breaking" second quarter sales in the thirteen-week period ending August 1, 2015.Net sales increased … [Read more...]

Torrid Expands into Canada; Launches Campaign with Real Customers

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Torrid is expanding into Canada with its first store in the new wing of Toronto Eaton Centre on September 1, 2015. The City of … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: France Luxe Hair Emergency Kit

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What exactly constitutes a hair emergency?a) A last-minute spin class at Soul Cycle where you need to pull your hair back but … [Read more...]

BaubleBar Continues Offline Growth with Bloomingdale’s Partnership

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Fashion jewelry company BaubleBar has expanded into Bloomingdale's with four locations--New York 59th Street and Soho), Los … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Pico Design

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After months of Instagram envy regarding all those Hampton beach house photos, vacation sailing snaps and glowing sunsets, we're … [Read more...]