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Trend Finder: Sea Life Accessories

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

Designers are looking to oceans and sea life for accessory inspiration. In jewelry, precious metals are molded in the form of shells and fish. Some accessories can be literal, with fish- and shell-shaped bags made with metallic leather, while less dramatic aquatic-inspired designs are translated on prints and scarves. Where …

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Item of the Day: Lagos

In Item of the Day, What's New by Jeff Prine

Dolce & Gabbana. Marks & Spencer. Tiffany & Co., R&B, and P&L. When you’re talking about corporate togetherness, the ampersand (a corruption of the phrase “and (&) per se and”) is something of an iconic symbol. And, in one of his latest charm additions, designer Steven Lagos pays tribute to …

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Trend Finder: Chain Jewelry/Accents

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

Link up with heavy metal this spring for an updated masculine look. Chain straps add a utilitarian edge to handbags and backpacks while chain link jewelry revives a timeless appeal. Where to Find Chain Jewelry/Accents (Sponsored):   Amorium Sterling Silver Palm Cuff Style Number : R1116 SRP: $158 917-510-7626 info@amorium.com www.amorium.com …

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Margo Manhattan to Go Live on EVINE TV

In What's New, People by Jeff Prine

New York—Margo Manhattan is a longtime designer and retail legend among the luxury stores that line Madison Avenue. Now the “bold, dynamic and sexy” Margo is taking her elegant rock n roll jewelry designs to EVINE Live starting Wednesday, Nov. 4 at 1 pm and 4 pm EST. Previously her …

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Item of the Day: Megan Isaacs

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

Architecture is a vivid inspiration for the Brooklyn-based jewelry designer Megan Isaacs. Her designs approach buildings, monuments and nature at the micro level, creating jewelry that reinterprets a diverse range of geometrical cues. Isaacs honed her skills learning from the iconic jewelry designer and sculptor Robert Lee Morris. The apprenticeship …

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Silver Institute Expands Silver Promotion Service Jewelry Marketing Initiative

In What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

New York— The Silver Promotion Service (SPS) today announced that it is expanding the Savor Silver program (www.savorsilver.com) to include a new merchandise classification. Currently silver jewelry companies selected to participate in Savor Silver are designated as “Designers of Distinction” or “SilverMark Partners”. New participants will be identified as “Silver …

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Item of the Day: Blumlux

In Item of the Day, What's New by Jeff Prine

So you lose in the NFL finals to New England earlier this year, leading to one of pro-footballs worse scandals (remember “Deflategate”?) That didn’t stop the Indianapolis Colts from posting about its loss with banners hanging from Lucas Oil Stadium that read: “2014 AFC Finalist.” (yeah one lost by some …

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Item of the Day: KIN

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

In this social media-obsessed world we all live in, connections are key. Whether it’s LinkedIn or Facebook, everyone seems to scramble to network with those longtime friends, business acquaintances or potential paramours. This emphasis on being connected has inspired New York-based designer Karan Mehta in his “urban luxury jewelry” collection …

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Item of the Day: Must Diamonds

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

Empty ice buckets no doubt abound today in Hollywood after those nearly-all-night Oscar parties finally end. While there have been no social media postings of red carpet-ready celebrities being doused by an upturned champagne ice bucket, the challenge, which swept social media late last year, goes on. It’s an effort …