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In Item of the Day, What's New by Accessories Staff

Wrap it up in style with one of our favorite La Mer watches. This particular style is the queen bee of them all. It has the casual element of a leather wrap bracelet, delicate gold chain and diamond details for the glam girl in all of us, and of course the function of …

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Idol Contestants Go for the Gold

In What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

Los Angeles–American Idol contestants go for the gold. Thanks to help from the World Gold Council and the show’s stylist, Idol contestants wore karat gold jewelry mixing it with similarly toned fashion jewelry. Katie Stevens wore an 18K yellow gold Nina Basharova cuff during elimination show last Thursday. Contestant Crystal …

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Item of the Day

In Item of the Day, What's New by Accessories Staff

Wake up and smell the roses, or in this case…the scent of your choice. In a bad mood? No worries! Sniff of Jasmine will make you smile. Need an energy boost during the 3pm slump? Peppermint is sure to wake you up. Feeling sick? Eucalyptus to the rescue. You get …

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Item of the Day

In Item of the Day, What's New by Accessories Staff

‘SUP? For those of you TCB (taking care of business) in this age of text acronyms, Old World Chain’s sterling silver chat charms with diamond accent just might help you SIR (strike it rich). Truly a topical way to appeal to the tween texter in all of us. Our faves: …

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Item of the Day

In Item of the Day, What's New by Accessories Staff

One man’s trash is another man’s treasure. We have found our treasure, and it comes in the form of a one-of-a-kind leather brooch by LAS. Made completely by recycled scrap leather and metals–husband and wife design duo believe that by using recycled materials and repurposed leathers they are giving new …

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Item of the Day

In Item of the Day, What's New by Accessories Staff

We don’t need a snake charmer to hypnotize us into loving Skova Design’s latest creation–we’re already in awe. Designer Michaela Moryskova’s exotic three finger serpent ring slithers through the hand, creating a design that Cleopatra herself would grab–and so should you. The gold-plated ring, which is actually quite comfortable, retails …

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UN Rejects Further Coral Bans

In What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

Doha, Qatar—A proposed ban on harvesting coral for jewelry and other purposes was one of the many stronger environmental controls rejected by the United Nations’ Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) which ended March 25. Despite efforts by the United States, the European Union and lobbying by dozens …

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Kardashian Sisters Launch Jewelry Line

In What's New, People by Accessories Staff

Los Angeles–These days it’s getting harder to keep up with the Kardashians. What with their Hit TV series “Keeping Up with the Kardashians,” retail boutiques, skin care lines, e-commerce sites, marriages, breakups and throngs of paparazzi in tow, it seems that everyday one of the Kardashian clan has expanded their …

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10 Minutes with… Nine West

In What's New, Features, People by Jeff Prine

Nine West’s creative director, Fred Allard,  sees the ‘new retail economy’ and changing consumer attitudes as a positive—especially for accessories.   Definitely. When I began my first season a little more than three years ago, I found our design team was very happy to approach fashion in a new way. I’ve …