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Item of the Day

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This fall, glam up your wardrobe with a futuristic chic rockstar belt from Faith Connexion. The mesh metal cinches your waist, yet keeps things comfortable, while gunmetal accents, spikes, and rhinestones make this design out-of-this-world cool. Call:323-966-2896.

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Retailers and Handbag Vendors Agree to New Industry Standards on Lead

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Oakland, CA–More than 40  retailers and vendors, including Macy’s, Sears/Kmart, Target, Kohl’s, JCPenney, Guess, Victoria’s Secret and Saks, have agreed to set new industry-wide standards limiting lead in handbags, small leathergoods and other accessories including footwear. The pledge comes as part of a recent $1.7 million legal settlement with the …

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Liz Lange Debuts Belt Line

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Orangeburg, NY–Pregnancy: beautiful and exciting. Pregnancy weight gain: Not so much. To help women deal with pregnancy weight gain and post-baby weight loss, maternity clothing and accessories guru Liz Lange has joined forces with Invisibelt manufacturer for a new licensed product. Invisibump by Invisibelt for Liz Lange features Invisibelt’s signature …

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Skechers Adds Handbag License

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Manhattan Beach, CA—Skechers is once again expanding with another license. The lifestyle footwear brand announced recently that it has signed a licensing agreement with Global Design Concepts to design, produce and distribute Skechers-branded backpacks, messenger and tote bags for men, women and kids. Slated for Fall 2010 delivery, the Skechers …

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Item of the Day

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Us ladies usually don’t give our waists enough compliments—well, we’ve found a reason to love the middle section again! Leatherock brings us a belt that will provide you with an instant hourglass, without ever hitting the gym. The elastic stretch cinches the waist (all shapes and sizes), while burnished metals, …

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Zac Posen Launches at Target

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New York—Designer Zac Posen has joined the ranks of other top designers in Target’s Go International collection. The line debuts nationwide April 25th. For us Target-less Manhattanites, the company will open a Zac Posen pop-up shop (481 8th Ave. at 34th Street) featuring the entire collection. The shopping event is …

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Kardashian Sisters Launch Jewelry Line

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Los Angeles–These days it’s getting harder to keep up with the Kardashians. What with their Hit TV series “Keeping Up with the Kardashians,” retail boutiques, skin care lines, e-commerce sites, marriages, breakups and throngs of paparazzi in tow, it seems that everyday one of the Kardashian clan has expanded their …