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Finally: 2014 IHDA Annual Handbag Award Winners Revealed!

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New York—For those in handbags—especially emerging designers/brands—it’s the most anticipated event of the year. On Wednesday, the winners of the 2014 Eighth Annual Independent Handbag Designer Awards (IHDA) were revealed at the School of Visual Arts Theatre. Sponsored by Handbag Designer101, the IHDA presents named in eight categories. John Edwards …

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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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They’re In: 2012 Winners of Independent Handbag Designer Awards

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New York—Handbag designs were the center of attention on Wednesday night among the Big Apple’s fashion elite. And deservedly so at the 6th annual Independent Handbag Designer Awards (IHDA)  presented by Handbag Designer 101. Held at the Time-Life Building’s auditorium, the awards ceremony drew some 400 attendees—including designers from dozens …