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10 Minutes With… Emily Blumenthal of Independent Handbag Designer Awards

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New York–Accessories caught up with the ever-energetic Emily Blumenthal, founder of Handbag Designer 101, the Independent Handbag Designer Awards (IDHA), which recently wrapped up its 7th annual competition and awards show, and the HBDNetwork. The company recently launched the site, which serves as an invaluable industry resource. What is …

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Winners of 7th Annual Independent Handbag Designer Awards Announced

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New York—It was nail biter  Wednesday evening since more than 1,000 handbag designs were submitted to this year’s HBDNetwork’s Independent Handbag Designer Awards (IHDA). Held at the School of Visual Arts Theater, the IHDA recognizes and discovers new designer talent and creativity across an array of  handbag categories. Founded by …

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Celeb Wrap Up: Slouchy Bags

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Bags, bags, and more bags! Celebrity wrap up this week is on the wonderful and unique slouchy handbags we all seem to like but are afraid of the commitment. Owning the so called “slouchy” handbag is like a marriage, you fall in love with it, get sick of it and want it gone. But this is the third part of this so called “marriage”, where you get to fall in love with it all over again!! The problem with slouchy bags, other than the unpleasant name, it’s not very convenient. It can be too small for some, and weird … Continue reading