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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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Accessory Network Goes “Bollywood” with Bollydoll

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New York—If these images have you humming the Oscar winning song “Jai Ho” from “Slumdog Millionaire,” you won’t be far off. The Bollydoll brand was actually created by singer-artist-fashion entrepreneur Amrita Sen who performed the song at the 2009 Academy Awards. Bollydoll, a Bollywood-inspired lifestyle, fashion and entertainment brand, has …

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Stage Stores Donates $65,000 to Breast Cancer Research

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Houston—Stage Stores Inc. showed that it’s truly the little things that count…and add up to big things. During the month of October, the company—which operates under the names Bealls, Goody’s, Palais Royal, Peebles and Stage—sold over 4,400 brightly colored breast-cancer-themed bracelets and 1,200 umbrellas adorned with the signature pink breast …

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Cool-Girl Marni Label Goes Mass with H&M Collaboration

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Stockholm–The dust has barely settled on H&M’s Versace collaboration and already the fast-fashion retailer is preparing for its next one. This time, H&M is teams with hip Italian brand Marni, a print-heavy label favored by cool girls with the confidence to pull-off the bold clashing patterns and arts-and-crafts vibe. The …