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Through the Looking Glass

The magic of special occasion wear for holiday blooms forth in enchanting detail.

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The Magic Touch

Heidi Maria Schwarck, founder and creative director of Luna Luna Collection, reveals how the special occasion brand’s enchanted aesthetic blends seamlessly with its socially responsible manufacturing model.

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Practice Makes Purchase

Three Moms share what, when and how they shop for their kids.

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The Kids are Alright

Unlike previous generations that followed the Greed is Good dogma, Generation Z are helping usher in a form of conscientious capitalism where doing good is as much a part of the equation as good business.   

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Royal Treatment

Jing Gao, buyer for Los Angeles-based boutique Crown Forever, on appealing to buyers in a digital world.

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Fowl Play

Goosewaddle hatches a variety of ultra-soft accessories.

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Happily Ever After

Princess Daliana offers girls’ dresswear for every occasion.

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Lauren Levy & Lawrence Scheer: Magnetic Me

Designer Chat with Lauren Levy & Lawrence Scheer of Magnetic Me: a collection of baby and children’s clothing featuring a patented system of magnets sewn securely into each garment for easy fastening and unfastening.

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On the Ball

Eleven-year-old crochet prodigy Jonah Larson on making change—one stitch at a time.

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Recipe for Success

Teri Larson, principal and vice president of design for Florence Eiseman Company, reflects on nearly five decades of persistence and passion.

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July 11, 2019

If trends from 2018 are any indication, the month of August will be the most concentrated in terms of back-to-school footwear sales.

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Bearpaw Teams with Ticket To Dream Foundation For Back-To-School Bash

July 9, 2019

Foster youth will enjoy a fun-filled day that promotes excitement for the upcoming school year.

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One Stop Shop

June 19, 2019

Dallas Market launches the Total Lifestyle Market for summer 2020.

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Footwear Plus and Earnshaw’s Acquired by Wainscot Media

June 7, 2019

The deal expands the NJ-based content marketing agency and magazine publisher’s portfolio to more than 50 publications.

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Mud Pie Creates New Position To Build Retailer Relationships

March 20, 2019

Ashley Shaeffer will step into the new Director of Sales and Customer Experience position.

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Match Made on the Streets

March 8, 2019

Molo and Vans partner for cool footwear collab.

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Shooji Ties One On

February 26, 2019

The concept for two-tone laces was a hit with buyers at the company’s debut at NY NOW this month.

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Foot Locker Invests in Children’s Apparel Startup

Foot Locker’s investment is part of Rockets of Awesome’s $19.5 million Series C capital raise.

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Playtime New York Panel Discussion: Feb 2019

February 25, 2019

Emilie Dhelens-Tormo, co-founder at VIBE Creative Consulting, on positioning your brand so buyers will notice.

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Elegant Baby Adds Two Reps

January 16, 2019

Ali’s Market in New York and Victoria’s Keepsakes in Michigan have joined the brand’s family!

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