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.

Store Savvy: Nasty’s Gal’s 1st Store Takes the Brand from Clicks to Bricks

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Los Angeles--A bold neon sign hangs in the window stating, "No, it's not a porn site." Eye-catching? Yes. Necessary? Probably not … [Read more...]

Breaking Trends Pre-Fall 2015: Dior’s Shimmering Dolls

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Tokyo—The Christian Dior show featured a flurry of “snow,” silver mirrored sunglasses and shimmery sequins in the most unusual … [Read more...]

Accessories Magazine’s ICE Awards with FIT Students Enters 2nd Year

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New York--We always knew that the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) was grooming talented jewelry designers, but we didn’t … [Read more...]

Breaking Trends Pre-Fall 2015: Fendi’s Fun Bags

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From little monsters on ladylike satchels to colored balls on backpacks to plaid fur, Karl Lagerfeld continues to have fun at … [Read more...]

Breaking Trends Pre-Fall 2015: Chanel’s Alpine Adventure

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Salzburg, Austria--Karl Lagerfeld held his Pre-Fall collection at a castle in Salzburg, the land of The Sound of Music. To suit, … [Read more...]

Breaking Trends Pre-Fall 2015: Proenza Schouler’s New Plaids

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Proenza Schouler's Pre-Fall 2015 show was mad for plaid, but in a new way. Bold in scale and texture, designers Lazaro Hernandez … [Read more...]

Holiday Windows 2014: Barneys Gets Baz Dazzled

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New York--Prepare to be (Baz)Dazzled! Baz Luhrmann, the spectacle-loving director/producer/writer from Down Under, transforms … [Read more...]

2014 Top 100 Accessories Brands & Players: Chan Luu

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Los Angeles-based fashion designer Chan Luu transmits her easy, breezy California flair to her accessories and apparel, but it’s … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Tutem Masks

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Ok, here in New York we are Ground Zero for disease. If it’s not our subway seat mate coughing his whatevervirus all over us, it’s … [Read more...]

Rebecca Minkoff Partners with Ebay for New Immersive Retail Experience

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New York—Rebecca Minkoff has partnered with eBay Inc. to bring its tech-savvy customer a new, immersive shopping experience at its … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: La Mer Watches

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We're crazy about layering our jewelry and watches together for that "arm party" look. And you know what we're even more crazy … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Freida Rothman

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Some consumers are switching from heavy, chunky costume statement necklaces to delicate look-of-real jewelry. But we say things … [Read more...]