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Fruitz Watches Help Wearers Relax

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Miami–Watch company Philip Stein has made a name for itself with luxury watches claiming healing, calming and stress-reducing benefits. Now the company has branched out from its luxury watches with a more accessibly priced line called Fruitz, offering the same calming benefits. Via a proprietary microchip, the watches utilize natural …

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Zac Posen Launches at Target

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New York—Designer Zac Posen has joined the ranks of other top designers in Target’s Go International collection. The line debuts nationwide April 25th. For us Target-less Manhattanites, the company will open a Zac Posen pop-up shop (481 8th Ave. at 34th Street) featuring the entire collection. The shopping event is …

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Idol Contestants Go for the Gold

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Los Angeles–American Idol contestants go for the gold. Thanks to help from the World Gold Council and the show’s stylist, Idol contestants wore karat gold jewelry mixing it with similarly toned fashion jewelry. Katie Stevens wore an 18K yellow gold Nina Basharova cuff during elimination show last Thursday. Contestant Crystal …

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Marchon Launches DVF

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New York–Marchon Eyewear has added Diane von Furstenberg to its considerable roster of designer sunwear and optical licenses. Keeping true to the designer’s signature brand, the sunwear and optical line features elements from the ready to wear. For example, sculpted eyewear temples emulate her iconic wrap dress, while Swarovski crystals …

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Dressbarn Salutes Teachers

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Suffern, NY–Dressbarn, the 830-unit specialty retailer with stores in 46 states, will be “polishing apples” April 15 to 18 as part of the its Teacher V.I.P. (Very Indulgent Party), an in-store shopping celebration that will pamper educators with personal attention and service, fashion tips and a 15 percent discount off their …

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Rockport Signs Legwear License

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Canton, MA– The Rockport Co. announced an agreement with United Legwear Company, LLC as its official licensed legwear manufacturer and global distributor. A full assortment of legwear across all categories for both men and women is slated to hit Rockport retail stores and wholesale accounts in July. Designed with Rockport’s …