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Trend Finder: Florals

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Florals are blooming in very unexpected ways this season, from literal 3D versions to more abstract, graphic interpretations. Stems and leaves also factor in prominently, adding another element. Look for bold designs as well as touches of Asian and tropical influence. Where to Find Florals (Sponsored): BRANDIMPORT Petite Haze Grass …

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Trend Finder: Resin

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Resin is a hot material of the season, giving bold shape, color and personality to any piece of jewelry. From translucent resin to opaque, resin is truly plastic fantastic.  Where to Find Resin (Sponsored):   Zenzii Linked In Resin Necklace Style Number: N1113 SRP: $45 770-685-1170 770-685-1798 www.zenziiwholesale.com Tonya Hawkes …

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Trend Finder: Fur

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The fur is flying down the runways and landing on accessories this season, both in traditional cozy coldweather pieces as well as for-style-only ones like fur-accented jewelry. Fur is no longer about staying warm, but rather about being “cool.” Where to Find Fur (Sponsored):   Tania Spinelli Bootie Style Number: …

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Trend Finder: Quilting

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Quilting lets designers play with texture, pattern and scale for a sleek, sophisticated look. While traditional diamond quilts are always a favorite, designers have gotten creative with other repeating patterns and shapes across all classifications of accessories. Where to Find Quilting (Sponsored):   DKNY Black Quilted Barrow Sneaker Style Number: …

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10 Minutes With…Elaine Turner

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They say things are big in Texas, and to that end, designer/retailer Elaine Turner has a big personality, a big (and growing) accessories brand, 8-store retail business, robust e-tail business, strong philanthropy following and list of awards. Turner was most recently crowned the winner of the 2014 “Stars of Design” …

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Trend Finder: Velvet

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Velvet makes its way onto the runway this season as designers look to add pops of touchable texture to accessories. This smooth fabric is seen on items from jewelry to shoes to handbags giving accessories a richer hue. Look for burnout or solids with contrasting embellishments for added interest. Where …