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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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Yes, the Shoe Fits! Why You Should Carry Shoes in Your Store

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In recent years, department stores and specialty chains have stepped up their footwear game with revamped, expanded and elevated shoe departments. Macy’s has the largest shoe department in the world at 66,000 square feet, while Saks Fifth Avenue’s 10022-SHOE department has its own zip code. Barneys has a 22,000 square …

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Moves: Coach Names New CFO; Nordstrom CTO Leaving

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Coach, Inc. announced the appointment of Kevin G. Wills as Chief Financial Officer, effective no later than March 2017. Mr. Wills joins Coach from AlixPartners LLP, a global business advisory firm, where he has served as Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer since March 2014. “Kevin brings nearly 30 years of broad-based and relevant retail and …

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Don’t Miss Accessories Magazine’s “Thinking Outside the Box” Retail Presentation at the Javits

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Looking for some new ideas for your store? Make sure to stop by Bright Ideas: Creative Ways For Your Store to Think Outside the Box, at the Javits during the fashion trade shows. Created by Accessories Magazine Editor-in-Chief Lauren Parker, the presentation will cover topics such as clever pop-ups, eye-catching display/visual …

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Accessories Magazine Offers Trend Presentations at Trade Shows Next Week

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What will be the key fashion themes for Spring/Summer 2017? What about the hottest accessories items? Accessories magazine is excited to announce that it has teamed up with fashion trade show industry leader, UBM Fashion Group, to execute three exciting initiatives.  This January 8-10 at Javits Center, Accessories magazine will …