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Lauren Parker, Accessories Magazine

Lauren Parker, Accessories Magazine

Lauren Parker, Editor-in-Chief, Accessories Magazine & accessoriesmagazine.com -- As Editor-in-Chief of Accessories for the past 14 years, Lauren Parker has covered women's fashion accessories both from a retail business perspective and a fashion point of view. She frequently judges industry design competitions and loves seeing the next generation of designers come into their own. In previous full-time magazine jobs and freelance gigs, she’s written about practically every angle of fashion lifestyle living, including women's fashion 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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SNEAK PEEK AT COACH HOUSE, OPENING TOMORROW (HINT: IT’S AMAZING!)

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Coach has outdone itself with its new three-story Fifth Avenue flagship, opening tomorrow in honor of its 75th anniversary. Accessories Magazine was lucky enough this morning to get a sneak peek of the store, which is one part art installation, one part leather apron-wearing craftsmen doing on-site monogramming and construction demonstrations, …

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OUR AWARD PICKS FOR THE ACCESSORIES COUNCIL SUMMIT

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The accessories industry turned out Monday for the annual Accessories Council Summit, where the day’s agenda was all about learning and networking. Here, a quick overview of the speakers and panelists, plus a few “awards” that Accessories Magazine would like to bestow: #1. THE MOST RIDICULOUSLY GORGEOUS WORK VENUE EVER: HEARST TOWER …