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Item of the Day: IURI

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Item of the Day: IURI Have you assembled your national team accessories yet as the 2014 FIFA World Cup gets underway in Brazil later this week? A word of advice: you might want to hedge your bets and select some of the green/yellow accessories supporting Brazil, the host country. In …

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Item of the Day

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From anchors to zebra, Portland, Oregon-bsed Sock It to Me has a sock for every personality (as long as that personality isn’t shy!) Sock It to Me’s origin story begins in 2004, when founder Carrie Atkinson went through the obligatory “real job” search. With degree in hand and a naivety …

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Trend Finder: Kitschy Motifs

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From cartoon motifs to silly-yet-fun images, kitschy motifs aren’t just for children anymore. Whether printed or in 3D form, these are sure to make everyone smile. Where to Find Kitschy Motifs (Sponsored): Hot Sox Printed cashmere socks Style Name: Hamburger, Fries & Drink Trouser Sock SRP: $6 hotsox@hotsox.com www.hotsox.com George Gina & Lucy …

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Item of the Day: NFL

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Item of the Day: NFL The forecast for Super Bowl Sunday is for temperatures in the 30s, but don’t worry about the fans sitting in the open-air Met Stadium. Their teams—and their fanaticism—warm their hearts. To keep the rest of them toasty, fans will be snapping up plenty of team-related …

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Item of the Day: K. Bell Socks

In Item of the Day, What's New by Lauren Parker

Item of the Day: K. Bell Socks Whether you’ve virtually floated in space in “Gravity” or dodged wild beasts in “Avatar’s” otherworldly lands, it’s clear that 3-D effects are enhancing how the consumer experiences entertainment. Legwear company K. Bell Socks wants to add that enhanced element to fashion. Its patent-pending …

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Games Giant Tiptoes into Sock Licensing Deal

In What's New, Industry News by Jeff Prine

San Francisco and Stockholm—Time was when the film, television and music industries sought out licenses as a way to promote their products. Now, the incredibly popular world of games—especially those that can be played on hand-held devices—are seeing the marketing opportunities in licensing. Case in point: King, the world’s leading …

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Hosiery Gets a New “Identity”

In What's New, Industry News by Jeff Prine

New York—For years consumers clamored for status handbags and accessories with some designer’s initial on them, not their own. Maybe it’s our quest to stand out from the Facebook/Twitter crowd, but now consumers are looking for something with their own initials or monogram on them. Whether they’re monogram pendants, engraved …

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Item of the Day

In Item of the Day, What's New by Lauren Parker

These adorable socks speak for themselves. Literally. K. Bell‘s newest line of bold, bright socks gets into the texting spirit with LOL, OMG, BFF and IDK (the last one is I Don’t Know… in case you, ya know, didn’t know!). Contrast colors keep them electric and stripes in varying thickness …