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Trend Finder: Stripes

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

For Spring 16, designers have played around stripes for their merchandise, allowing retailers to inject some playfulness into their shops’ shelves. Watch for bags and clutches in fun nautical colors, as well as scarves and cuffs with touches of neon hues. Where to Find Stripes (Sponsored): Skagen Black and white …

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Trend Finder: Sea Life Accessories

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

Designers are looking to oceans and sea life for accessory inspiration. In jewelry, precious metals are molded in the form of shells and fish. Some accessories can be literal, with fish- and shell-shaped bags made with metallic leather, while less dramatic aquatic-inspired designs are translated on prints and scarves. Where …

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Trend Finders: Natural Materials

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

Natural materials such as wood, horn and bone create inspiration for jewelry and eyewear designs.  With architectural silhouettes being key, unique cuts and raw shapes are new and unexpected.  Look to mixing the earth-like materials with clean metals and stones for a modern design. Where to Find Natural Materials (Sponsored): …

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Trend Finder: Nautical, Americana

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

Accessories are paying homage to the American flag and nautical style prints and patterns for Spring/Summer 2016. Re-worked for the season, look to handbags, jewelry and summer scarves in traditional colors such as red, white and blue but updated with offbeat pattern designs, hardware and mixed media’s such as rope, …

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Item of the Day: Lesebi Beachwear

In Item of the Day, What's New by Accessories Staff

As we contemplate which pair of snowboots we’ll be wearing come this Friday when a major blizzard is supposed to hit the Northeast, we’d rather be thinking about spring break, somewhere warm, sunny and turquoise, like the Caribbean. There we won’t be worried about footwear. Instead—following the trend toward jewelry …

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Trend Finder: Western and Southwest

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

Colorful and rich southwestern-inspired designs are making their way onto accessories.  This versatile and now season-less theme is translated on jewelry with metal stamped designs and beaded accents and becomes more literal with the Aztec prints and patterns on pouches and bags. Where to Find Western and Southwest (Sponsored):   …

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Trend Finder: Bows and Ribbons

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Resort accessories are getting a flirty update with sophisticated and feminine bow and ribbon accents! look to metal, grosgrain and rubber bow accents on straw hats, totes and jewelry! Where to Find Bows and Ribbons (Sponsored): House of Lafayette Black and tan woven straw hat Style Name: Jones Panama SRP: …

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Trend Finder: Rose Gold

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

  Rose gold is making a major return for Resort 2016.  This rich metal is creating a statement across all accessories classifications; from bold leather variations on handbags to more delicate styles on necklaces and bracelets. Where to Find Rose Gold (Sponsored):   TinyOM Rose necklace with Manipura chakra pendant …

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Trend Finder: Chain Jewelry/Accents

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

Link up with heavy metal this spring for an updated masculine look. Chain straps add a utilitarian edge to handbags and backpacks while chain link jewelry revives a timeless appeal. Where to Find Chain Jewelry/Accents (Sponsored):   Amorium Sterling Silver Palm Cuff Style Number : R1116 SRP: $158 917-510-7626 info@amorium.com www.amorium.com …

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Trend Finder: Metal Cuffs

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

Metal cuffs are perhaps the ultimate standout piece for a sleek, paired-down look. Style them individually or stack them up this Spring. Where to Find Metal Cuffs (Sponsored):   WorldFinds Fair Trade Triangular Cuff, handcrafted in brass Style Number: AC-832 SRP: $18 800-609-9303 info@worldfinds.com www.worldfinds.com Giles & Brother Spheres of bright, …