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Piling it On

This picture really says it all, folks. When Barbara Walters is competing with Lady Gaga for title of “Most Accessorized”, you know that a trend has really hit its peak. (But before we talk baubles, let me point out that Babs is 80 YEARS OLD. Amazing. This woman must have the fountain of youth bottled!) Gaga chose to go with a huge crystal brooch and lots of feathers and flowers for her sitdown on Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most…

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Book Club: No Mere Bagatelles

I was excited to read in today’s WWD that there’s a soon-to-be-released biography of handbag maven Judith Leiber. You probably know all about her gorgeous, bejeweled and exotic skin handbags, but you might not know that the 88-year-old designer is also a Holocaust survivor who immigrated to the U.S. in 1947. In “No More Bagatelles: Telling the Story of Handbag Genius Judith Leiber & Modernist Artist Gerson Leiber”, Jeffrey Sussman explores Leiber’s early life and the start of her company,…

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