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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 …

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Trend Finder: Fur

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Traditionally thought to be worn only in the winter season, fur is now worn year-round. No matter how hot, it brings glamour to every look when worn in accessories. Whether real or faux, it adds softness and richness. How fur-tastic! Where to Find Fur (Sponsored): Onna Ehrlich Leather Hobo Bag with Fur Style Name: …

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Trend Finder: Printed Floral Motifs

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Traditionally bright and colorful, printed floral motifs have made their way into darker hues. Black backgrounds made the flowers pop on accessories. Where to Find Printed Floral Motifs (Sponsored):   Ted Baker London Floral print on winged-gusset bag SRP: $255 619-331-9553 www.tedbaker-london.com   Darling Rosie clutch in black SRP: $56 sales@darlingclothes.com www.darlingclothes.com   Lodis …

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Trend Finder: Raw Stones

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There’s something grounding about wearing a part of the Earth. To feel closer to nature can be obtained by wearing natural, raw stones. Rocks and crystals, believed to have healing power, are becoming more common in accessories. Where to Find Raw Stones (Sponsored): Whitley V Black Leather Tassel & Geode Necklace Style Number: …