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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 15 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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EXPRESS YOURSELF: DIY FASHION STATIONS GO UPSCALE

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We’re in a strong climate of self-expression—from loud-and-proud protest messages to highly personalized street style that challenges top-down fashion dictates. Designers have made it easy to accessorize this moment with an endless array of DIY accessories that can be mixed-and-matched for any mood…or built from scratch.  This is being done …

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“FRESH” IS STORY’S LATEST THEMED POP-UP

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Freeling fresh? Retail concept shop STORY certainly is! Its latest revamp-the-entire-store theme is “Fresh,” created in partnership with Jet.com. While many of the curated products focus on food and wellness, cute items like strawberry handbags and banana-print shoes made the offerings as chic as any of the retailer’s fashion pop-ups. Besides, …