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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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15 Things We Discovered at MAGIC in Vegas

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Pierre Balmain famously said, “Good fashion is evolution, not revolution,” and the latest crop of trends at MAGIC Marketplace (encompassing WWDMAGIC, Project Women’s, Stitch, POOLTRADESHOW, FN Platform and more) certainly followed suit. Exhibitors pulled out their most successful hits, tweaking them slightly to keep things interesting. With retailers buying closer to …

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Patricia Nash Talks Tooling, Travel and Her Expanding Lifestyle Brand

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In just seven years, Knoxville, Tennessee-based brand Patricia Nash Designs has become a major department store accessories label, most recently taking its signature tooled and vintage-style leather handbags into footwear, scarves and travel accessories. Accessories caught up with CEO and President Patricia Nash to discuss her path into her own …

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UGG FW17 Campaign Features Real Californians

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UGG has released its Fall/Winter 2017 campaign featuring a cast of Californian photographers, musicians, actors, artists, surfers and skaters who embody the brand’s spirit. According to UGG, the campaign celebrates people who are “provocative, progressive, free-spirited, sensual, optimistic and warm.” Each season, UGG selects groups that represent the brand, and in …

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Collaboration: Charlotte Simone x Superga Sneakers

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Pom poms, fur, sneakers and pink are four of today’s hottest trends, so why not combine them into a fluffy, cozy mash-up? A new fashion/sneaker collaboration comes from London-based contemporary accessory designer Charlotte Simone, who has teamed up with sneaker giant, Superga. The accessory power house designer, who counts the likes …