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Filipino Sisters Give Back with Accessories Brand Launch

In What's New, Industry News by Amanda Ross

New York—Accessories brand Cayetano Legacy Collection (CLC) is looking to make a different kind of statement with its jewelry by creating possibilities in the Philippines– a country with lots of talent but few opportunities. Sisters Karen Cayetano Leano, Gail Cayetano and Christine Cayetano Brigino—all first-generation Filipino Americans—founded CLC just last month hoping …

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Foster Grant Launches Mobile App

In What's New, Industry News by Amanda Ross

Smithfield, RI–Foster Grant is going mobile with parent company and leading eyewear designer and marketer FGX International with its new, free Foster Grant Pocket Mirror application available for iPhone. The app uses the front-facing camera feature on the new Apple iPhone4 to act like a “mirror” allowing wearers of the …

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Mother/Daughter Duo Launch Lovestrength

In What's New, Industry News by Amanda Ross

Los Angeles–Mother-daughter duo Deborah Cappellazo and Wendy Wiltsey recently debuted their own accessories brand, lovestrength, with the launch of its first ever collection, Woodstock 2011. Bohemian Vibe After several years of dreaming together about the possibilities, they decided to join forces and fuse their love of design and business together …

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Swatch ‘Eyes’ New Watch Collaboration

In What's New, People by Amanda Ross

Bienne, Switzerland–British fashion photographer Rankin may be renowned for his celebrity portraits, but his new limited-edition collection for Swatch has us saying, “My, what big eyes you have.” In Swatch’s latest artist collaboration, Rankin has created eight new watches for his Swatch focusing on the iris—the part of the eye …