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CAPSULE: JEAN PAUL GAULTIER X SWAROVSKI

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Perfectly imperfect. There is no better way to describe the collaboration of iconic French fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier and Swarovski’s capsule collection that explores asymmetric styles and contradictions. Gaultier’s fascination with imperfect beauty resulted in his bespoke Kaputt crystal (kaputt meaning broken in German) and this collection with Swarovski. “Swarovski …

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Trend Finder: Velvet

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Designers and brands are now gearing up for the upcoming festivities starting this Pre-Fall 2016 season, with rich fabrics such as velvet taking the accessories spotlight now. From chokers to bags, velvet is definitely adding a lush touch to dressing up. Where to Find Velvet (Sponsored): Inge Christopher Stylish minaudiere with …

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A TO Z: CHAN LUU

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Chan Luu is a designer of jewelry, accessories and ready to wear. Originally from Vietnam, Luu moved to the United States in 1972 to study business at Boston University. In 1975, she moved to Los Angeles to study Fashion Design at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising to pursue her …

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AGTA ANNOUNCES SPECTRUM AND CUTTING EDGE AWARD WINNERS

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The world’s colored gemstone and cultured pearl design competition–the AGTA Spectrum Awards–recently celebrated gem innovation and beauty. “What a spectacular collection of winners!” said Douglas K. Hucker, AGTA CEO. “The AGTA Spectrum Awards™ always showcases the best, most innovative and the most exciting evolutions in the design and colored gemstone …