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Lauren Parker

Lauren Parker

Lauren Parker, Editor-in-Chief, Accessories Magazine

As Editor-in-Chief of Accessories Magazine for the past 12 years, Lauren Parker has covered accessories both from a retail business perspective and a fashion point of view. In previous full-time magazine jobs and freelance gigs, she’s written about practically every angle of fashion lifestyle living, including 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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What if two hot trends–chokers and bandanas–got together and created something entirely fresh? Welcome to Bandita, which features soft bandanas threaded through hard chokers and cuffs. Venezuelan jewelry designer Monica Sordo teamed up with fashion designer Viva Aviva for this unique collaboration. The line is called Bandita and featuring silk …

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Known for grouping accessories by color in its 370 stores around the country and increasingly internationally, Charming Charlie has become the de facto color authority, with even blog posts on wearing color. Accessories caught up with Eric Samuel Green, Vice President and Executive Creative Director, Charming Charlie, to discuss the …

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How to Sell Personalized Jewelry… by BaubleBar Co-Founder Amy Jain

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BaubleBar has built a strong presence in the personalized fashion jewelry space, featuring a mixture of monograms, initials, nameplates and engravable jewelry. We caught up with Amy Jain, BaubleBar’s co-founder, to learn some of the site’s secrets. When did BaubleBar launch a tab for Personalized Jewelry? BaubleBar’s personalized jewelry offering …