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.

Taking Off! Travel Accessories Get a First-Class Upgrade

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According to the U.S. Travel Association, business travel in 2016 is expected to increase 1.4% (to 446 million people) and leisure … [Read more...]

Zoolander 2 Catwalks into Theaters Just in Time for Fashion Week


Is there more to life than being really, really ridiculously good looking? Just ask dim-witted "model" Derek Zoolander (who will … [Read more...]

Tell Us About Your Showroom Quirks!

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Ok, maybe you don't work out in your showroom with a personal trainer like Carol Dauplaise, but these weekly power sessions are … [Read more...]

ATS: Through Our Accessories Lens


New York--Were you at the recent AccessoriesTheShow (ATS) at the Javits? If so, you saw aisles and aisles of amazing accessories … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Jonesy Wood

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In today's fast, high-tech and often uncertain age, it's not surprising that people are returning to natural materials, … [Read more...]

ATS Partners with Accessories Magazine and its Trend Service

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New York--AccessoriesTheShow (ATS) and Accessories Magazine are joining forces! Both owned by BJI Fashion Group, the collaboration … [Read more...]

10 Minutes With… Lloyd Stone, President, Manny Stone Decorators

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As trade show season gears up, we’re all going to be spending a lot of time in booths, whether buying or selling from them. Subtle … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Lauren Farrell

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Feeling sporty? Good, because handbag designer Lauren Farrell will help you get your game on."Our goal is to bring our fans … [Read more...]

Discount Department Store CEO Goes on Undercover Boss


A CEO walks into a department store wearing a disguise...No, it's not a setup for a joke, but a very real scenario on the CBS … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Out of Print Clothing Library Card Series


Hey all you Kindle and Nook readers, remember books? Now dig deep into those memory banks for this next question: remember library … [Read more...]

Jimmy Choo Sells Anniversary Trunk of Shoes and Accessories


Customers who love their Jimmy Choos can now buy in bulk, so to speak. The luxury footwear and accessory brand has unveiled its … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Trrtlz

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Hard to spell but easy to say, Trttlz is a fun novelty item sweeping the nation with 40 million already sold.At just $1 to $2 … [Read more...]