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Botkier and Baldessari Create Artist Collaboration

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New York–Handbag designers and artists are continuing their love affair (who can forget the unlikely yet fascinating coupling of Takashi Murakami and Louis Vuitton?). Now, to mark its 35th birthday, the Independent Curator’s International (ICI) brought together world-renowned artist John Baldessari and contemporary handbag designer Monica Botkier to create a …

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NRF: Proposed Debit Card Swipe Fee Regulations to Help Retailers

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Washington–New proposed limits on debit card swipe fees would result in lower costs for retailers and even discounted prices for consumers. That’s the view of the National Retail Federation (NRF) which said Thursday its welcomes the Federal Reserve’s crackdown on the fees credit card companies tack onto purchases made with …

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It’s a shoe, it’s a slipper, it’s a knit legging, it’s a… Gypsyz! Snuggle up to this comfy, chic, bohemian hybrid bootie all year long. Inspired by South American hand-sewn booties, this lifestyle shoe takes you from the bedroom to the street instantly. Eco-conscious too (with their biodegradable sole), Gypsyz …

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This Elva Fields necklace is like finding a needle in a haystack, striking gold, jackpot or whatever you’d like to call finding a one-of-a-kind item with such beauty. The line incorporates unique vintage and antique pieces that designer Emily Wheat Maynard finds throughout flea markets and auctions. She then transforms …