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Necklace Sells Out One Day after Kate Middleton Wore It October 23, 2014
Designer Monica Vinader feels the “Middleton Bump.” After a long absence from the public stage...
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It Looks Like Another Deep-Discount Christmas October 23, 2014
In the apparel business at least, price cuts have already begun. CNBC is predicting another year-end...
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Autumn is Earring Season, Says Wall Street Journal October 23, 2014
“The ears are the body part that you can adorn and really have fun with.” The Wall Street...
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Society Jeweler Verdura Gets NYC Retrospective October 23, 2014
Carolina Herrera curated the collection of 216 jeweled pieces. His clients included Garbo, Dietrich...
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Ten Years On, Police Believe They Have Solved a $100,000 Robbery October 23, 2014
Robber left blood behind from a cut at the scene. OK, it took nearly ten years, but Georgia police...
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Think Your Phone Bills are High? How’s $166,000 Sound? Think Your Phone Bills are High? How’s $166,000 Sound? October 23, 2014, published in Customer Service
As if there aren’t enough worries in the world, turns out our phones can be hacked. Yesterday’s news, you say? Not your cellphone;...
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A Jewelry Designer Who’ll Miss His Mentor, Oscar de la Renta A Jewelry Designer Who’ll Miss His Mentor, Oscar de la Renta October 22, 2014, published in Designers/Jewelry
On Monday, when I checked my Instagram, I saw this post from fine jewelry designer Simon Alcantara: “Rest in peace. You will be...
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Three Things I Liked This Week: The Deskside Edition Three Things I Liked This Week: The Deskside Edition October 22, 2014, published in Designers/Jewelry
One of the great luxuries of working on INSTORE and INDESIGN is seeing new, fresh-from-the-bench pieces and meeting with their designers....
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Fill in the Blank: Displeasure to Serve Fill in the Blank: Displeasure to Serve October 17, 2014, published in Around the Web
Welcome to "Fill in the Blank," a weekly helping of nutritious thought for growing jewelry store owners.
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Angelina Is In Spring’s “It” Earring . . . Yes, Already Angelina Is In Spring’s “It” Earring . . . Yes, Already October 16, 2014, published in Designers/Jewelry
This fall, in my blogs, I’ve pointed to three key jewelry trends taking shape at this time, which are sure to be big for spring:...
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From Runway to Wedding Ring From Runway to Wedding Ring October 15, 2014, published in Designers/Jewelry
Summer has gone and taken the prime dates for weddings with it, but that only means it’s time to start planning for next year’s...
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