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Trend Finder: Santa Fe/Navajo Prints

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Saddle up because summer style is headed out west. This season colorful Santa Fe/Navajo prints and Southwestern details in leather stitching and symbols make an appearance in accessories.  Where To Find Santa Fe/Navajo Prints (Sponsored): Gena Accessories Navajo Scarf Style Number: PO-589 SRP: $39 212-689-8807 Whats-in-Store Matte finish …

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Urban Outfitters Renames “Navajo” Items after Causing Offense

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Flagstaff, AZ–When an ethnic group becomes a fashion adjective, prepare for backlash. There’s a current fashion trend that is alternatively (and incorrectly) labeled Navajo, Southwest, Native American, Santa Fe, and other variations that that editors bestow on it. But call it “Navajo,” and you risk offending people. Thousands of people, …

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Item of the Day

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If there’s one thing we love, it’s the juxtaposition of ethnic heritage motifs with modern silhouettes. And while many designers are incorporating traditional Navajo beadwork (and designs from other indigenous groups around the world) into more bohemian-styled accessories, Brazilian handbag designer Serpui Marie has taken the trend upscale. The minaudiere, once …