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 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...]

Spring 15 Breaking Trends: Blurred Lines

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New York, London and Milan Fashion Weeks--Robin Thicke jokes aside, Blurred Lines are creating a sensation on the runways. From … [Read more...]

Spring 15 Breaking Trends: Fashion Aprons

Spring 15 Breaking Trends Aprons

Spring 15 Fashion Week--Wearing an apron as a fashion piece is the ultimate anti-domesticity statement (kind of like storing your … [Read more...]

Felix + Iris Rx Eyewear Sees Opportunity Online

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Greenwood, IN—It’s getting easier and easier for consumers to find fashionable prescription eyewear online with a great … [Read more...]

Spring 15 Breaking Trends: Sequins

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New York and London Fashion Week--Designers got their glitz on this season, with sequins and larger paillettes catching the light … [Read more...]

Spring 15 Breaking Trends: Appliques

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New York and London Fashion Weeks--Designers go dimensional this season, adding appliques and patches directly onto their clothing … [Read more...]

Spring 15 Breaking Trends: Nailheads, Grommets

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New York Fashion Week--This trend hits the nail on the head. Softer than a pyramid stud but still packing an edgy punch, rounded … [Read more...]

Spring 15 Breaking Trends: Asian Influence

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New York Fashion Week--Many designers took a trip (virtual or otherwise) to the Far East for inspiration this season, and not just … [Read more...]

Check Out Killer Heels Shoe Exhibit at Brooklyn Museum

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Brooklyn--Killer Heels will knock you off your feet.Featuring the most dizzying, gravity-defying, mind-bending shoes you have … [Read more...]

Spring 15 Breaking Trends: Big Flowers

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New York Fashion Week--Flowers might be a spring perennial, but they bloom in new and different ways each year. For Spring 15, … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Duo Boots

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It's Fashion Week, which means a lot of running around, and a lot of time spent pondering the eternal fashionista dilemma: Do we … [Read more...]