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What to do with those beautiful scarves sitting in your drawer? Pair them with a new convertible handbag concept by Via Chic. This customizable handbag lets you change the look at whim–using any scarf you wish. Just set the bag in the center of a 35-inch scarf (silk is great …

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Finally, we’ve found a fabulous design that makes the cold days ahead completely worth it. In fact, we love this line so much we wish we could sport these wool cozies in our AC-cranked offices. Meet Spratters & Jayne, a line of amazing knitwear creations by Brooklyn-based designer Rachael Warner. …

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Wrap your head around this! Fair trade brand Bhalo has created a line of effortlessly chic 100% silk scarves to keep you warm during those chilly fall days. The fun geometric prints inspired by Bengali designs and are produced by Thanapara Swallows, an organization that provides over 200 women in …

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Light up the night (or day) with one of “glow-in-the-dark” fashion’s finest, designer Kyoko Nakamura. Her latest creation, the Millipede, is an interchangeable piece that can be worn around the neck, head, leg…or wherever you fancy. An elegant ruffle by day transforms into a glowing jewel by night—perfect for those who …

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Galliano Signs Hat, Scarf License

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Paris–John Galliano is putting on yet another hat. The designer, who is the creative force behind his own brand and Christian Dior, is launching his own licensed hat and scarf collection in October. Pierre Denis, Galliano’s managing director, confirmed the designer signed a license agreement recently with Isa SpA of …

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Benn Kuhn’s motto is  “we don’t make the scarf you wear, we make it blossom.” That that’s exactly what the dixi-lu does–it takes any scarf ( or piece of material for that matter) and turns it in to a blossoming voluminous budding flower. Just place any scarf underneath the metal …

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Hermes Posts 1st Quarter Sales Boost

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Paris–Hermès International posted first quarter sales Thursday that were the largest of any luxurygoods quarterly reports so far. Sales increased 18.5% to $649.3 million with Hermès’ own stores recording “particularly robust” growth of 26%, driven by strong performance across all sectors. Wholesale revenues, which were hit by distributor de-stocking last …

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Who says men are the only ones allowed to don a tie? Well, for all of those who believe such a theory Boston designer Nicole Deponte’s Lilian Asterfield collection is here to you prove wrong. Deponte continues to redefine the world’s perception of the classic necktie by designing a collection …