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eyebobs Signs Investment Agreement With Norwest Equity Partners

In eCommerce, What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

Minneapolis—eyebobs, the market leader in luxury reading glasses, announced today that it has signed an agreement with Norwest Equity Partners (NEP), a Minneapolis-based investment firm. NEP’s investment capital is a significant milestone for eyebobs and will be leveraged to fuel further growth. Terms of the deal were undisclosed. Having created …

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Trend Finder: Velvet

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

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: Jewel Tones

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

Jewel tones aren’t just hot in jewels. Called jewelry’s primary colors, jewel tones (emerald green, sapphire blue and ruby red) are key in all accessories. These rich hues are jumping off jewelry and landing on a range of accessories from eyewear to shoes to handbags. Where to Find Jewel Tones …

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Trend Finder: Tortoise

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

A popular material in accessories, tortoise is slow and steadily winning the race! The pattern mostly shows up on resin, but it adds a classic feel to an outfit. Look for tortoise mixed with color for a different approach to this trend. Where to Find Tortoise (Sponsored): ZENZii Organically Correct Tortoise …

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Trend Finder: Plastics & Lucite

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

After undergoing a modern update, plastics & lucite alike are clear (no pun intended) trends that will be a favorite across all categories of accessories this spring. Where to Find Plastics & Lucite (Sponsored): Nina Footwear Spiked lucite wedge in orchid Style Name: Margie SRP: $99 646-884-6178 customerservice@ninashoes.com www.ninashoes.com Elva Fields Faceted glass …

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Item of the Day

In Item of the Day, What's New by Lauren Parker

Let’s free associate, shall we? Look at this photo and say the first word that comes to mind. Did you say sunrise? How about sunset? Horizon? Something about this new Laid frame by eyebobs has dreaming about lounging on a beach and turning our eyes to the sun (and not …

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Iris Apfel Eyes Latest Endeavor: Eyewear

In What's New, People by Accessories Staff

Minneapolis, MN–In an age where every reality TV star seems to be getting her 15 minutes of fashion fame, how many nonagenarians can you name who still can command fashion clout? Well there’s only one, that “rare bird” Iris Apfel, the inimitable style icon whose quirky accessorizing and sometimes cantankerous …

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Trend Finder: Neon/Brights

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

This Spring, get noticed in neon (not like you’ll have a choice). Accessories get shocked as neon and day-glo brights make a strong resurgence.  Fear not, these are far from the clashing neons of decades past. This season opposites attract–keep an eye out for unexpected combos as neutral shades of …