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Gina Rose Sirico

Gina Rose Sirico, Fashion Market Editor Gina recently graduated from Marist College with a major in Communication with concentrations in Journalism and Advertising, and minors in Fashion Merchandising and Global Studies. At graduation she also received the faculty award for Excellence in Journalism. Having interned with Accessories in 2008 and assisted with the Accessories 100 year anniversary party, she knew this was a career path she wanted to take. Previous internships included Milford Living Magazine, Hudson Valley Magazine, Tom Martinelli Custom Publishing, and even production with NBC 4 New York with the legendary Gabe Pressman. The profile piece she created with Gabe Pressman at NBC about the Garment District was Emmy Nominated in 2012.

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Item of the Day: Alison Lou

In Item of the Day, What's New by Gina Rose Sirico

Item of the Day: Alison Lou If you’re living in the 21st Century, you surely know what 😉 means, or even <3. Text speak has developed a whole new wordless language, featuring created symbols representing cute little emoticons. This technological language is what inspired designer and creative director Alison Chemela to …

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Item of the Day: SKICKS Sneakers

In Item of the Day, What's New by Gina Rose Sirico

Item of the Day: SKICKS Sneakers Who isn’t a college sports fan? What better way to show your school pride than wearing the university’s logo and mascot – on your shoes! Created by Jordana Schrager, a University of Michigan student and young entrepreneur, SKICKSembodies the ‘sole’ of every sports fan. …

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Item of the Day: Dareen Hakim

In Item of the Day, What's New by Gina Rose Sirico

Item of the Day: Dareen Hakim A twist on the classic envelope clutch, this Le Bilbao bag by Dareen Hakim has got major edge with brass plates. Dareen Hakim was born in Beirut and her handbag designs are influenced by Lebanon’s landscape, a mix of old and new–archaeological ruins with modern buildings. …

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Item of the Day: Miamica

In Item of the Day, What's New by Gina Rose Sirico

Item of the Day: Miamica Ever pack for a trip and forget an important charger, like for a camera, phone, iPad, Kindle, Clarisonic, __________ (insert latest gadget name here)? How did you survive? Well, take charge of your electronic life with this Take Charge travel case from Miamica. Devra Miller, …

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ICE Crystal Jewelry Awards Winners Announced!

In What's New, Industry News, People by Gina Rose Sirico

New York—You can say these students definitely ICED their tests!! Accessories magazine is pleased to announce the winners of its first-ever ICE Crystal Jewelry Awards competition, sponsored by Preciosa and FIT. The competition paired FIT jewelry design students with jewelry industry mentors to give the students real-life experience. Preciosa gave crystals to the six …

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Item of the Day: Emm Kuo

In Item of the Day, What's New by Gina Rose Sirico

Item of the Day: Emm Kuo What is more “edgy luxe” than velvet mixed with leather? How about matte black hardware and a spike turn lock closure. Emmaline Kuo Ranzman started the Emm Kuo brand in 2011 and quickly became known for her gorgeous minaudierĂ©s carried by celebrities on all …