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Lauren Parker

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.

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Accessories Council Hosts 16th Annual Next Generation Awards

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The Accessories Council is looking toward the next generation of accessories designers with the 16th Annual Next Generation Awards, held recently at the Fashion Institute of Technology and open to FIT students. The event featured 10 category sponsorships made possible through Collection XIIX, FGX International, Haskell Jewels, Global Brands Group, …

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Accessories Magazine’s ICE Awards Announces Winners

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You can say these students definitely ICED their tests!! Accessories magazine is pleased to announce the winners of its 2nd Annual ICE Crystal Jewelry Awards competition, sponsored by Preciosa and FIT. Winners were announced at the Fashion Accessories Benefit Ball (FABB) on May 6. Click here for FABB party photos and the students’ displays at the …

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You Look FABB(ulous)! Check Out Party Pics for This Hot Industry Event!

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New York–It was an evening of glitz, glamour, awards, schmoozing, dancing and of course philanthropy at this year’s 26th Annual Fashion Accessories Benefit Ball (FABB), held at Chelsea Pier’s Pier 60 on May 6th. A non-profit organization, FABB raised almost $570,000, which went to the various charities: Wounded Warrior Project, …

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Accessories Magazine and FABB Honor 2015 Merchants Hall of Fame Inductees

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Accessories magazine is proud to honor the newest round of inductees into its 5th Annual 2015 Merchants Hall of Fame. FABB also honored this impressive group of merchants at its annual ball on May 6th, where the merchants received their plaques and took the stage to much applause from vendors …