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ITEM OF THE DAY: BRAPPZ

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If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em. That’s the philosophy behind Brappz, a new multi-use accessory founded by Swiss co-founders Barbara and Selene who were having serious trouble hiding pesky bra straps under low-cut necklines, off-the-shoulder tops and other trendy clothing. They figured if they couldn’t hide them, then they could at least make …

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FINAL CHANCE: FALL/WINTER 17/18 TREND WEBINAR ON TUESDAY

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“We’re very excited about this upcoming Webinar and showcasing next year’s key concepts and themes, color stories and materials. We’ve broken down each accessory trend by classification, so it’s the perfect opportunity for accessory designers to plan ahead, retailers developing a private label collection or even bloggers looking for an …

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ITEM OF THE DAY: AKOLA LONG BEADED NECKLACE WITH LEATHER TASSEL

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Akola’s Long Beaded Necklace With Leather Tassel takes a bold stance, both sartorially and philanthropically. The necklace is made by women in West Dallas, seeking to uplift their families out of poverty. It features a trademark paper bead, hand-rolled by women in Uganda, as a symbolic gesture to empower women in disadvantaged communities throughout …

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TREND WEBINAR: FALL/WINTER 2017/18, DON’T MISS IT!

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Calling all accessories designers, retailers, editors, stylists and bloggers… Join Accessories Magazine’s Trend Forecasting team for our semi-annual trend webinar! Accessories Trend Director Courtney Ignelzi presents Fall/Winter 2017-18 MEGATRENDS, which includes color, prints & patterns, accessories trends by classification and seasonal key concepts. Join our global expert for this hour-long presentation …

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ITEM OF THE DAY: SNEHA VARMA FESTI CROSSBODY HANDBAG

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There’s a reason circle-shaped handbags flourished in spring: their round silhouette offers a much-needed, boho alternative to traditional slouchy and square-shaped handbags. Case in point, Sneha Varma’s Festi Crossbody Handbag. The Festi carries spring’s circular moment into fall. The bag playfully hints at 60’s and 70’s counter culture, with hanging fringe and mixed media (cowhide leather …