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Got Those Dog Accessories Ready! The Chinese ‘Year of the Dog’ Kicks Off in Feb

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According to the Chinese Zodiac, 2018 is the year of the Dog and its characteristic word is ACTION! Chinese Lunar New Year kicks off on Friday, February 16, 2018, and the fashion/retail industry is taking notice, appealing to Chinese and Chinese-American consumers, as well as anyone who wants to celebrate this year …

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92Y Honors Robert Lee Morris, Klaus Bürgel in Jewelry Event

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The 92Y Jewelry Center annual benefit honored longtime faculty member Klaus Bürgel and renowned jewelry designer Robert Lee Morris, known for his 92Y involvement. The evening’s result surpassed expectations, raising over $30,000 in support of 92Y’s Jewelry Center. Proceeds from the event help the nonprofit cultural and community center retain faculty, grant scholarships and provide …

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“Downton Abbey: The Exhibition” Opens Tomorrow in NYC

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Missing Lady Crawley’s strands of pearls and fashion-forward headbands? Having withdrawals from Cora’s velvet kimonos? You’re in luck because tomorrow launches “Downton Abbey: The Exhibition,” an immersive event that will have you experiencing the utmost in elegance from the costumes to the house. The exhibit combines original costumes and props …

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AAFA HONORS INDUSTRY LEADERS AT 2017 AMERICAN IMAGE AWARDS

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It was a star-studded industry evening as The American Apparel & Footwear Association welcomed executives and personalities from fashion and retail for its 39th AAFA American Image Awards held at the historic 583 Park Avenue. Emceed by award winning actor Alan Cumming, the event celebrated the industry’s finest while benefiting the …

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ARTIST HAND PAINTS CELINE BAGS AT BARNEYS “EXCLUSIVELY YOURS” EVENT

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In-store personalization is one of the hottest touch points at the moment, from gold-leaf monograms to heat-pressed patches. But the trend is continually going more upscale, with commissioned artists painting right onto designer items purchased by consumers just moments before. Case in point: this weekend’s in-store customization event Exclusively Yours …

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MACY’S CELEBRATES “YEAR OF THE ROOSTER” / LUNAR NEW YEAR

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It’s the Chinese Year of the Rooster, and Macy’s stores across the country are paying tribute. Lunar New Year 2017 will feature various educational activities and special commemorative events such as artistic performances, music, fashion, in-store visuals and cosmetic presentations. “Macy’s is proud to continue our long-standing commitment to diversity, …

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IN 10TH YEAR, INDEPENDENT HANDBAG DESIGNER AWARDS ANNOUNCES WINNERS

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The winners are in! For the past decade, the Independent Handbag Designer Awards (IHDA) has been a springboard to success for many aspiring handbag designers. Creator Emily Blumenthal and her colleagues and team of judges have used this annual competition–an “industry staple”–to find new talent and hopefully spot a few future “It” …