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Trend Finder: Velvet

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Velvet makes its way onto the runway this season as designers look to add pops of touchable texture to accessories. This smooth fabric is seen on items from jewelry to shoes to handbags giving accessories a richer hue. Look for burnout or solids with contrasting embellishments for added interest. Where …

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Item of the Day: Megan Auman

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Item of the Day: Megan Auman “Art isn’t easy—even when you’re hot,” wrote Tony-winning composer Stephen Sondheim. For confirmation of that fact, just ask Megan Auman, a longtime jewelry designer who expanded her reach into scarves, decorative pillows, bags and other accessories this year. Trained as a metalsmith, Auman actually …