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Art Exhibit Features Unique Jewelry Made from Books

Jeremy May “Poetry is hidden jewels #1” Necklace

Calling all bookworms and jewelry lovers! The art exhibit "Read and Worn" at The Gallery at Reinstein | Ross Gallery has been … [Read more...]

Reebok Angers Females with Male Alien Stompers Sneakers Launch

Alien Sigourney Weaver

In the classic sci-fi "Alien" movies, the star was a woman. And a bad-a**, take-no-prisoners heroine at that.So it's not … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Fred + Far Pinky Rings


Ok ladies, let's make a promise. Pinky swear? You won't wait for a guy to buy you a ring when you can buy one yourself. And, while … [Read more...]

Coach to Cut 300 Jobs; Makes Executive Changes


Coach continues to tighten its (leather) belt.The luxury manufacturer and retailer has disclosed that it will cut its … [Read more...]

MAGIC Launches IFF MAGIC Japan April 2017


Coming on the heels of trade show giant UBM’s recent acquisition of Business Journals, Inc., UBM has announced a new joint … [Read more...]

Six Merchandising Problems Solved with Packaging and Display

Contempo Card

Jewelry can be complicated to merchandise at retail, from properly explaining trend styles to avoiding theft. Below, six solutions … [Read more...]

Americana Style Guide


We're all #TEAMUSA these days, with Memorial Day in May, Independence Day in July, the Olympics in August and Election Day in … [Read more...]

Fall 2016 Fashion Shoot: A Rustic Flair

May 2016 Accessories_Fall Fashion - Copy

Traditional heritage is getting reworked with a rustic yet polished upate. The classic sartorial look is gaining influence from … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Capwell + Co.

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Spring is (finally!) here, so that means flowers, flowers everywhere. And for those of you sneezing as you stroll through the … [Read more...]

WJA Expert Panel: How to Up Your Instagram Game


WJA—The Women’s Jewelry Association New York Metro Chapter—recently held an Instagram University Panel, educating jewelry brands … [Read more...]

JCPenney Uses Pinterest Boards at Mall Stores in Mother’s Day Promo


Everyone gets inspired by Pinterest boards, and JCPenney wants to maximize that interest by placing its boards right inside malls, … [Read more...]

F.I.T. Museum Explores Uniform Dressing

Men's U. S. Army Lt. Col. dress uniform; 4-button jacket in navy blue wool with square snap-on epaulets; coordinating straight leg pants in blue wool with yellow tuxedo stripe; military hat in navy blue wool with goldtone eagle insignia at peak and clear plastic rain cover; pair of white cotton duplex gloves
Navy blue wool suit, Uniform for W.A.V.E.S., Women's U.S. Navy, with jacket, skirt, blouse, tie, necktie and scarf

From sports to military to transportation and more, uniforms have always been a part of our apparel lexicon. Fashion designers … [Read more...]