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It is a revival of the classics. This early 20th century, English-inspired bag from Radley London is the perfect add-on to your fall handbag collection. The grained leather, metal hardware, and rich saturated color gives off a luxurious look that’s perfect for everyday wear (and with that cross-body strap it’s …

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Jason Wu Plans Accessories Expansion

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Paris—The world of Wu is expanding. Designer Jason Wu, 28, says he plans to delve further into accessories next year. Wu, whose gained everyone’s attention when the first lady wore his gown to the Inaugural Ball, says he plans to expand into other accessories categories beyond his eyewear collection of …

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Despite all the beautiful clutches, evening bags and handbags out there, sometimes a gal just wants to go bag-free, put her arms in the air and dance the night away. Cuffs Couture was developed by bride-to-be Jacqueline Dadon, who made them with her bridesmaids in mind. The stretch cuffs feature …

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Italy Steamrolls Fakes in First Nat’l ‘Anti-Counterfeiting Day’

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Venice–-Italy is saying “No to knockoffs.” In a public demonstration to kick off the country’s First National Anti-Counterfeiting Day,” Italian officials drove a steamroller and crushed a pile of confiscated merchandise, destroying 5,000 pairs of counterfeit glasses as well as fake Murano glass and branded footwear, all representing goods produced …

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Bulgari Premieres its Rossellini Bag

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London—Bulgari unveiled today its latest “it” handbag, named for actress/model Isabella Rossellini, who collaborated with the brand’s designers on the collection. “We are extremely pleased with this wonderful collaboration with Isabella Rossellini,” says Francesco Trapani, ceo of the Bulgari Group. “The bag gracefully expresses the essence of Isabella’s impeccable elegance. …

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Who hasn’t found their favorite jeans or slacks dragging on the ground when they switched their 4-inch wedges to ballet flats? With today’s footwear either sky-high or pancake flat, a gal needs some easy versatility in the pants she wears. Hem Gems offers an alternative to hemming, which can be …

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See the world through rose colored glasses this fall—(chic aviators at that) all while giving back and supporting a meaningful cause. Foster Grant has created the perfect pair of shades every woman can wear proudly. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and with 6% of all sales going towards reasearch …

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Cubavera Adds Sunglass License

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Miami—Cubavera, the brand that has transformed the idea, joy and “sabor” of Latin culture into apparel, is adding a sunglasses and eyewear license. The agreement was announced this week by Cubavera’s parent, Perry Ellis International, and Oxford Ophthalmic Corporation, a division of Eyewear Designs Ltd. The Cubavera line will consist …