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ITEM OF THE DAY: RAY-BAN BLAZE

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Ready to up your sunglass game? Check out Ray-Ban’s newest Blaze collection. This collection is as edgy literally as it is stylistically, featuring all metal laser-cut shapes. The flat lens-over-frame construction revamps the iconic Ray-Ban shapes for a clean-cut perspective. Look for it on original Ray-Ban icons such as the Round, Clubmaster, Shooter and …

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NPD’S MARSHAL COHEN TO PRESENT DURING UBM FASHION’S MAY ACCESSORIES SHOWS

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Whether you’re exhibiting at or attending UBM Fashion’s NY Women’s May Marketplace at the Jacob Javits Center (Accessorie Circuit, Intermezzo Collection, AccessoriesTheShow, POOLTRADESHOW, fame or MODA), definitely make time for “Retail Forward: Chasing the Accessories Consumer,” Sunday May 7th at 3 p.m., by Marshal Cohen, Chief Industry Analyst, The NPD Group, Inc. This …

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ARTIST HAND PAINTS CELINE BAGS AT BARNEYS “EXCLUSIVELY YOURS” EVENT

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In-store personalization is one of the hottest touch points at the moment, from gold-leaf monograms to heat-pressed patches. But the trend is continually going more upscale, with commissioned artists painting right onto designer items purchased by consumers just moments before. Case in point: this weekend’s in-store customization event Exclusively Yours …

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BOOK LAUNCH PARTY TONIGHT: “IT’S ALL ABOUT SHOES”

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Looking for some fashion reading? Or just a gorgeous coffee table book? Check out “It’s All About Shoes” (teNeues), by Suzanne Middlemass. With 300 color photos, “It’s All About Shoes” focuses SOLE-ly (get it?) on footwear and international street style, underscoring how much footwear influence is now coming up from the …