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Call them what you will–aurora borealis beads, rainbow crystals, iridescent facets–they’re cropping up as THE new bead and expect to see more and more of them. Amanda Eufer of Euforia Jewelry has put quite a unique spin on her interpretation. Her Carnival collection mounts the beads on layers of vinyl, …

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Remember when you were a kid in summer camp and you had to carry those little screw-top canteens full of water? Something about this round, cross-body handbag from Reece Hudson takes us right back to that moment–but with a fashionable twist (thank you military chic trend). Quilting gives it dimension …

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Rebecca Minkoff Launches Footwear

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Handbag designer Rebecca Minkoff has added footwear to her growing repertoire of categories. The 25-piece collection will have a broad range of styles and will be priced from around $160 to $395. Spring styles feature lots of nude leathers, delicate perforations, cork, pebble leather, platform heels and touches of animal …

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Charm King Pandora Planning IPO?

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Copenhagen—Charm jewelry brand Pandora, which has been a stellar performer at retail even during the depths of the recession, is reportedly preparing an initial public offering of stock. The Danish company is likely to unveil its flotation plans within weeks, investment banking sources told Reuters recently. Pandora, established as a …

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Feeling ethereal but a little old for angel wings? Try this clever collar by the Los Angeles-based Sweet Evie. Made from dyed goose feathers, these whimsical designs are a category unto themselves–part statement necklace, part scarf and part vintage costume piece. Pair it will anything from a tank top to …

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Lisa Pline Launches Footwear

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New York– While already muse to husband Donald and the Donald J Pliner footwear line, Lisa has come out with a line all her own—Lisa for Donald J Pliner, which hits stores this month. Already the creative director of the company for the past 10 years, Lisa is no stranger …

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Ever think you’d be singing to your accessories? Lyric Culture merges the art of music with the art of fashion—all while giving back to the music business by supporting songwriters. Scarves and apparel are imprinted with verses of some of the most famous songs ever written, from classics like The …

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Something about this Fair Isle handbag by Imoshion makes us just want to start planning a vacation to Scandinavia (and not just because The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo mania has put Sweden in our collective consciousness!). We just have a sudden urge to grab some hot chocolate and snuggle …

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Delia’s Swings to Profit in Q2

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Buford, GA–Direct retailer Delia’s (styled as dELiA*s) has posted a rise in second quarter net income despite slower sales. Delia’s targets girls and young women between the ages of 12 and 19. Its brands–Delia’s and Alloy–include apparel, accessories, footwear, makeup, and room furnishings sold through direct mail catalogs, websites and, for …