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We’ve seen the layered leg all over the runway—thigh-high socks, legwarmers and knee highs layered over tights and leggings—great look but face it, no girl wants more bulk on her thighs. Leave it to Foot Traffic—the creators of just about every style legwear look under the sun—to create a single …

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One man’s trash is another man’s treasure. We have found our treasure, and it comes in the form of a one-of-a-kind leather brooch by LAS. Made completely by recycled scrap leather and metals–husband and wife design duo believe that by using recycled materials and repurposed leathers they are giving new …

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Hong Kong Show Cites Uptick

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Hong Kong–A leading fashion trade show organizer for Fashion Access and other trade shows here believes that financial confidence is returning to the industry, led by the buoyant Asian market. Michael Duck, director of APLF, which produces Fashion Access, identified the economic growth of China, India and Indonesia in particular. “Plainly China …

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We don’t need a snake charmer to hypnotize us into loving Skova Design’s latest creation–we’re already in awe. Designer Michaela Moryskova’s exotic three finger serpent ring slithers through the hand, creating a design that Cleopatra herself would grab–and so should you. The gold-plated ring, which is actually quite comfortable, retails …

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UN Rejects Further Coral Bans

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Doha, Qatar—A proposed ban on harvesting coral for jewelry and other purposes was one of the many stronger environmental controls rejected by the United Nations’ Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) which ended March 25. Despite efforts by the United States, the European Union and lobbying by dozens …

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TAG Honors DiCaprio

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Basel, Switzerland–TAG Heuer honored actor Leonardo DiCaprio for his contributions to climate change control during the recent Basel World show. The event was to unveil the Pendulum Concept timepiece, which replaces the hairspring with 4 powerful magnets. Additionally, the party was the kick-off of the Tag Heuer Odyssey of Pioneers, …