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Hailee Steinfeld Wears All-Leather Look, Lace-Up Thigh Highs to Balmain/Beats Opening

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The Edge of Seventeen star Hailee Steinfeld rocked a Balmain chap-like leather dress with lace-up thigh-high boots to last night’s Balmain L.A. flagship opening. We aren’t actually sure how she’s moving in the skin-tight outfit. (Maybe she was sewn into it?) Steinfeld paired the biker-inspired ensemble with the accessory of …

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Book Review: “The Participation Game How the Top 100 Brands Build Loyalty in a Skeptical World”

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Why are consumers so loyal to the world’s most elite brands? Hitting bookstores this September, The Participation Game: How The Top 100 Brands Build Loyalty In A Skeptical World, explores customer loyalty to brands such as Aeropostale, Target, Nike, Adidas, Victoria’s Secret, Forever 21, Kohl’s, Macy’s, GAP, Gucci, Anthropologie, TOMS, Amazon and …

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Industry Mourns Kenneth Jay Lane, Jewelry Designer, Dead at 85

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His motto was “faking it” but jewelry designer Kenneth Jay Lane was real through and through. Jeweler to First Ladies, royalty (that’s real royalty and Hollywood royalty), international socialites, and TV characters (remember Carrie Bradshaw’s giant butterfly necklace?), KJL was as beloved as he was admired. He died peacefully in …

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Celebs at “Valerian” Premiere Whet Our Appetite for Out-of-This-World Sci-Fi Flick

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We’re excited enough for the Valerian movie, which promises to make our visual senses explode with trippy, intergalactic wonder, but Rihanna and Cara Delevingne at last night’s premiere were out-of-this-world too. Styled by Mel Ottenberg (melzy917), Rihanna paired her custom Giambattista Valli Haute Couture gown with Judith Leiber’s Couture Rose …

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Don’t Miss Our Live SS18 Trend Presentation at NY Women’s Market

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Kicking off Accessories Magazine’s live education program at the August NY Women’s Market is a dynamic SS18 trend presentation you won’t want to miss. Spring/Summer 2018: Trend Presentation Through the Accessories Lens, presented by trend expert Jayne Mountford, will be held Sunday, August 6, 2 p.m. at the Crystal Palace/Accessories Magazine …

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NRF Report: Back-to-School, College Spending to Rise 10% to All-Time High

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Some good news from the retail trenches: with consumer confidence rising and more young people in school, 2017 back-to-college spending is expected to hit an all-time high while back-to-school spending is expected to see its second-highest spending level on record, according to the National Retail Federation’s annual survey conducted by …