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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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SHOW WRAP UP: ACESSORIES THE SHOW AND ACCESSORIE CIRCUIT

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“Fashion is an evolution, not a revolution.” This popular fashion adage was certainly on exhibit at the January fashion accessories trade shows, which recently wrapped up at the Javits Center. At AccessoriesTheShow and Accessorie Circuit, accessories trends were tweaked enough to offer newness to buyers, but they didn’t stray too far from what …

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DEE OCLEPPO HILFIGER SIGNS ON AS JUDITH LEIBER CREATIVE DIRECTOR

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Iconic luxury accessories brand Judith Leiber is getting a twist. Through a unique partnership with Authentic Brands Group (ABC), Dee Ocleppo Hilfiger signs on as co-owner, collaborator, global brand ambassador and creative director. The partnership taps into Ocleppo Hilfiger’s award winning expertise in business, brand and product development with the goals of extending …