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Chinese Laundry Launches New Categories

In What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

Los Angeles–Women’s footwear brand Chinese Laundry has announced a new partnership with SGFootwear, a division of SG Companies, a manufacturer, marketer and distributor of footwear nationwide. This collaboration will introduce new categories in slippers, flip flops and a children’s collection, allowing Chinese Laundry to expand their brand portfolio and product …

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Trend Finder: Patent Leather

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

Patent leather is arguably the sexiest material out there. Something about this slick and shiny exterior screams daring and provocative. Add the magnetism of patent to a belt, bag or stiletto heel, and take a walk on the wild side. Where to Find Patent Leather (Sponsored): Truvow Downtown messenger in brown/pink …

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Chinese Laundry Taps Kristin Cavallari as Celebrity Guest Web Editor

In What's New, Industry News by Lauren Parker, Accessories Magazine

Los Angeles—Footwear company Chinese Laundry has tapped reality TV star Kristin Cavallari as its Celebrity Guest Web Editor/Online Brand Ambassador for Fall 2011. The partnership will give Chinese Laundry customers access to the “Laguna Beach: The Real Orange C ounty” and “The Hills” star through exclusive video content, styling tips …

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Trend Finder: Metallic Leather

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

This Fall/Winter leather shines as it incorporates metallic leather to its design. Whether seen in subtle metallic wash shimmers or bold high-shine finishes, one thing is for sure—handbags shine their way through the season.   Where to Find It (Sponsored):   Black & Brown London Grace SRP: $163 0044 (0) 207 …

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Trend Finder: Bows

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

From oversized to itty-bitty, bows have tied up the top spot as the perfect lady-like embellishment on accessories of all kinds this season. Where to Find It (Sponsored):   August Accessories Bountiful bows  Style Number: 12633 SRP: $30 lisam@augustacc.com Chinese Laundry      Style Number:  Hotline   SRP: $69 custsvc@chineselaundry.com www.chineselaundry.com        …

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Trend Finder: Animal Prints

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

Leopard, Cheetah, Zebra, oh my! Accessories continue to show the animal kingdom some love, through their use of wild animal inspired prints in a variety of applications…from graphic animal inspired prints on leathers and hairs, to animal patchwork and rhinestone animal print applications. Where to Find It (Sponsored):   Chinese …

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Trend Finder: Suede

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

Suede! You won’t be able to take your hands off one of the season’s hottest materials, during the coldest of months. From prints, and fringe details, to exotic leather combinations, designers are showing off an array of fresh combos on this season staple. Where to Find Suede (Sponsored):  Laurence Dacade Timon …

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Trend Finder: Lace

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

It’s all about lace love this season. The classy lady-like fabric can be found adorning just about every accessory classification. This delicate trend remains classy, yet takes on a fresh and modern look. Where to Find Lace (Sponsored):  Kevia Lace earrings Style Number: LME104 SRP: $100 sales@kevia.com www.kevia.biz Laurence Dacade Rhythm …