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Friday, January 1, 2010

Clothing and Fashion Industry News

Includes haute couture news, clothing line news, fashion designer news, celebrity clothing news, swimwear news, lingerie news, designer dress news,beauty and fashion education news, handbag and accessories news, fashion product news, cosmetic and beauty products news, models and modeling news, and related news stories.
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Custom Jeans for Brenden Adams by Make Your Own Jeans
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International Fashion Company Partners with Cutting-Edge Denim Design House: Whispering Smith and Lab of Denim Announce New Venture
Wed, 13 May 2009, 13:13:12 EDT — Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y., May 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Lab of Denim USA and Whispering Smith have entered into a new venture partnership company called Whispering Smith / The Lab of Denim USA. The new company will be headed by Whispering Smith CEO Brian King. The Lab of Denim founder and designer Anthony Frym will head up all aspects of design for this new premium denim business.

Virtue - A New Sacred Incense?! -- Perfume or Devotional Aid for the Spiritual Woman?
Fri, 01 May 2009, 06:29:16 EDT — Edited by Debra Tone
ORANGE, Calif., May 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Virtue(R) has become one of the most intriguing fragrance concepts to emerge in many years. Neither a celebrity fragrance nor a twist of something else, Virtue(R) stands alone as a one-of-a-kind perfume. Whether you seek its transformative qualities as your signature perfume or a devotional aid, mimicking the Holy Incense, it offers a truly original sensory experience. IBI officially launched Virtue(R), April, 2007.

The Combine Nation Launches Brand to Unify Athletic Combines and Pro Days
Thu, 02 Apr 2009, 13:05:32 EST — Edited by Liisa Sullivan
MIAMI, Fla., April 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- While the NFL Combine is the most notable of all Combines, Combines are no longer limited to the NFL; scouts are now seeking pros in many other areas such as basketball, volleyball, ice hockey, rugby and more. So, to support these various groups, The Combine Nation, Inc. announces the launch of a line of Combine athletic wear and accessories for individuals as well as the sportswear market.

Ugly Christmas Sweaters Make Comedy Fashion Statement
Fri, 20 Mar 2009, 12:21:58 EST — Edited by Carly Zander
HUMBLE, Texas, March 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Want to win the office prize this year for the ugliest Christmas sweater around? The new company, My Christmas Sweater, may be the key to victory. The recently launched Christmas sweater company sells retro Christmas sweater designs in a wide array of colors and styles. Customers will be delighted by the funky and kooky designs and colors; they are tightly knitted just like granny used to make.

Custom Jeans for Brenden Adams by Make Your Own Jeans
Tue, 10 Mar 2009, 17:57:01 EST — Edited by Carly Zander
ELLENSBURG, Wash., March 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Any parent will tell you that finding jeans to fit a growing teenage boy is all but impossible, but for the parents of twelve year old Brenden Adams that challenge has assumed a new level of difficulty - Brenden is 7 feet tall and still growing! They finally found the answer in Make Your Own Jeans' custom jean designs. (VIDEO - VNR)

Designer Allie Yoko Launches Spring Eco-Fashion Clothing Line and Student Design Competition
Thu, 05 Mar 2009, 16:56:43 EST — Edited by Carly Zander
CINCINNATI, Ohio, March 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Designer Allie Yoko (founder of Emerald Brand Fashions) introduced her spring line of Black Orchid Eco-Fashion products and announced a student design competition. Allie created her spring Black Orchid Eco Fashion limited edition leggings and hoodie using certified bamboo fabric woven in the U.S. and with garment manufactures in the USA.

Project Runway Boutique Jane Doe John Doe to Carry New Redeux Collection by Cinzia Designs
Wed, 25 Feb 2009, 16:45:35 EST — Edited by Carly Zander
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cinzia Designs is proud to announce that Redeux, their newest line of modern vintage sun wear, will be in Jane Doe John Doe, the new boutique from co-owner Project Runway star Jerell Scott. Redeux is a new line of vintage-inspired sun wear that was created exclusively by new Cinzia Designs 'Design Duo' Lindsey Reisack and Megan Brown.

iSkin Releases Hot New solo FX Gives the iPhone 3G a Full Fashion Makeover with Bright, Bold Color and Glamorous Style
Fri, 30 Jan 2009, 13:00:07 EST — Edited by Carly Zander
TORONTO, Canada, Jan. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- iSkin Inc. today introduced the iSkin solo FX: a hot new iPhone 3G protector that blends glitz and glamour with fashion-forward design features. Inspired by the successful iSkin solo, the solo FX's glamorous high-gloss bodysuit is accented with a designer pattern that adds a bold, fashionable finish to an already beautiful package.

Yumi Katsura Paris Fashion Show Collection Inspired by Famous Silver Screen Actresses
Fri, 23 Jan 2009, 14:22:02 EST — Edited by Carly Zander
PASADENA, Calif., Jan. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Yumi Katsura, a pioneer Japanese haute couture fashion designer, is previewing her new collection at the Four Seasons Hotel George V in Paris on Tuesday January 27th, 2009 at 5:00 p.m. Each of the 25 dresses in this collection is individually inspired by 25 actresses of the silver screen.

James Allen Jewelry Offers New Collection of Hearts and Arrows Diamonds at Near Wholesale Diamond Prices
Wed, 21 Jan 2009, 19:10:04 EST — Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Online jewelry retailer JamesAllen.com announced today that it has added a new collection of perfect Hearts & Arrows diamonds to its online jewelry selection. Thanks to a recent partnership with one of the largest ideal cut diamond manufacturers in the world, JamesAllen.com is able to sell these exclusive, ideal cut diamonds at near wholesale diamond prices.

Handcrafted Jewelry Designed for Seductive Divas and Gentle Queens
Thu, 15 Jan 2009, 12:24:18 EST — Edited by Liisa Sullivan
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Odette-Odile this week announced the launch of a new web site where people can order dramatic and personal jewelry pieces to reflect inner beauty and outer strength. The company name, Odette-Odile, was inspired by Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake ballet. Odette, the white swan, is the gentle queen of the swans symbolizing innocence, purity, grace, tenderness and love.

Women with Curves Can Now Get Denim Jeans that Fit Just Right
Thu, 20 Nov 2008, 10:56:23 EST — Edited by Debra Tone
HOUSTON, Texas, Nov. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Toombas Jeans & Denim Wear announces this week their new line of no-gap-in-the-waist jeans and other denim clothing, sizes 0-24. Inspired by millions of curvaceous women who have gone unnoticed in the fashion world, the founders of Toombas Jeans & Denim set out to change women's negative self images by simply stating, 'Love Your Curves.'

Popping the Question on a Budget is Easier Than Ever with Online Jeweler Whiteflash.com
Wed, 19 Nov 2008, 15:43:11 EST — Edited by Carly Zander
HOUSTON, Texas, Nov. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Finding the right person to spend the rest of your life with is hard enough; asking her to marry you should be the easy part. But with a stalled economy making headlines every day, is it possible to find the perfect diamond ring if you're on a budget? With online jeweler Whiteflash.com, the answer is yes.

Trend Alert: Color and Self Expression Hot in Girls' Fashions
Thu, 06 Nov 2008, 07:00:05 EST — Edited by Carly Zander
SAINT LOUIS, Mo., Nov. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pre-teen and tween girls love wearing the hottest fashions expressing their unique style. If they can do it on a MySpace or Facebook page naturally they want to state their point of view in fashion, too. XpressIt Designs lets girls share what they want to say on colorful, fun belts perfect for jeans. It's the coolest new way for girls to make a statement without saying a word.

2008 MTV Video Music Awards Gets Rocked by WhiteFlash.com
Tue, 23 Sep 2008, 14:35:09 EDT — Edited by Carly Zander
HOUSTON, Texas, Sept. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Strutting down the red carpet at this year's MTV Video Music Award show on September 7th was a bevy of beautiful gems - on some beautiful gems. WhiteFlash.com, the premier online purveyor of fine diamond jewelry, took its place as one of the most sought after jewelry brands of the evening by claiming the hearts and hands of Hollywood's most trendsetting young ladies.

WhiteFlash.com Pushes Youth 'AWEARness' at Teen Choice 2008
Thu, 04 Sep 2008, 11:47:18 EDT — Edited by Carly Zander
HOUSTON, Texas, Sept. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Rubbing shoulders with Hollywood's elite is nothing new for the internet's premier online jewelry retailer WhitefFlash.com. This past weekend at the zany and fun Teen Choice 2008, WhiteFlash flexed their power and shouted their message of youth AWEARness as one of the featured sponsors in the highly exclusive Mattel Celebrity Retreat during the Awards at the Gibson Amphitheatre - Universal Studios.

iSkin's New solo for iPhone 3G Delivers Slim-fitting Protection for a High-Gloss Fashion Makeover
Wed, 03 Sep 2008, 00:11:08 EDT — Edited by Carly Zander
TORONTO, Canada, Sept. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- iSkin Inc. today introduced its new solo bodyguard for iPhone 3G: a sleek and stylish protector that echoes the iPhone 3G's beauty in a slim, fashionable package. Featuring a stunning high-gloss finish accented with subtle curves, the solo perfectly encapsulates the iPhone 3G and delivers protection against impact, scratches, dirt, dust, and everyday hazards.

Ayurvedic Organic Jeans: Custom Clothing Company Makes Garments That Possess Medicinal Benefits
Tue, 08 Jul 2008, 09:57:13 EDT — Edited by Carly Zander
MUMBAI, India, July 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Make Your Own Jeans, a company with global presence, specializes in making customized jeans to meet personal needs. They have recently created a new fashion product using techniques that go back over 5,000 years and are said to heal the body. (VIDEO - VNR)

Pilates and Yoga Clothing Line Designer Strengthens Inventory with New USA-Made Products
Tue, 10 Jun 2008, 10:18:14 EDT — Edited by Carly Zander
BATON ROUGE, La., June 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Making bold calculated moves is what corporate sales expert turned entrepreneur, Erin Douglass, does best. And like the strength she derives from the practice of Pilates and Yoga, Douglass is looking to strengthen her product line. This spring, her Pilates clothing brand, we pilates clothing(R) incorporated the Supima(R) brand in the already successful lifestyle line that takes women from their Pilates or Yoga practice to their other normal daily activities.

undrest.(R) to be Featured in MTV Movie Awards Gift Bag - The Rich Just Got a Little Richer
Wed, 28 May 2008, 11:33:27 EDT — Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Los Angeles based apparel company undrest.(R) has been picked to be in this year's coveted MTV Movie Awards giveaway bag. The ultra premium gift bag has been valued in the past at over $17,000 and has included such exclusive items as the iPod Mini, Givenchy watches and Fendi eyewear. These exclusive bags are typically reserved for the likes of such A-Lister's as Lindsay Lohan, Anne Hathaway, and Sarah Jessica Parker.

Pledge to Tote Green on Earth Day
Tue, 25 Mar 2008, 07:42:52 GMT — Edited by Carly Zander
MANASQUAN, N.J., March 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It may not be fashionable to be seen sporting paper or plastic, but making a statement with ecofashion is in. Americans throw away 100 billion plastic bags a year, recycling less than one percent of them, according to the Worldwatch Institute, an environmental research and advocacy group in Washington. Perfect for Earth Day and beyond, the new Beleaf tote solves the paper or plastic dilemma.

TJ's Custom Jeans announces the Move of Their State of the Art Manufacturing Facility and Customer Service Center
Thu, 13 Mar 2008, 09:55:58 GMT — Edited by Carly Zander
PARRAS, COAHUILA, Mexico, March 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TJ's Custom Jeans (Tailormade Jeanswear Ltd.), the global leader in made-to-measure jeans and chinos, has relocated their facilities to Parras, Mexico. The choice of move to Parras de la Fuenta is significant in that the town which is considered an oasis in the desert has 2 premium quality denim mills and boasts a 100 year old history of weaving denim fabric and sewing jeans.

Relios Jewelry Springs into Fashion with Fresh New Seasonal Looks
Thu, 13 Mar 2008, 08:53:43 GMT — Edited by Carly Zander
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., March 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- From a Backyard Barbecue to Easter Brunch, Relios Jewelry has got you covered when it comes to fresh and fun new spring jewelry! Reliosjewelry.com has added a special page dedicated solely to the very latest in Spring Fashion. The new section spells out what's new and exciting this season with several different ready-made looks that literally take the guess work out of what to wear.

Men's Fashion Springs Ahead with Ryan Rowe - New Luxury Men's Footwear Brand Launches March 2008
Mon, 03 Mar 2008, 10:49:40 GMT — Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y., March 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A breath of fresh air enters men's fashion with the launch of Ryan Rowe, a new luxury men's footwear brand available in March at Bloomingdale's, Nordstrom and fine retail outlets nationwide. Ryan Rowe is on target with the current shift of men's increased focus on style. "As men grow more style savvy, their attentions will branch out into all aspects of their appearance, including footwear.

Harper Arrington Publishing and Media Releases a New Clothing and Shoe Designing Software for Fashion Designers
Mon, 03 Mar 2008, 07:56:12 GMT — Edited by Carly Zander
DETROIT, Mich., March 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Harper Arrington Publishing LLC today announced the release of The Creative Pack 1 upgrade for Digital Fashion Pro - Fashion Design System. The Digital Fashion Pro System is an innovative solution that gives fashion designers, students, and even ordinary people the tools they need to design their own cutting edge fashion collection using digital fabrics and garment templates.

Insurance Professional Trades in Ties for T-shirts and Creates Positive Messages
Fri, 11 Jan 2008, 12:10:41 GMT — Edited by Liisa Sullivan
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Jan. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After 39 years of working as an insurance professional, Bob Johnson of the Bob Johnson Project, decided it was time for a change. Upon retiring, he traded in his ties for t-shirts and has worked with a designer to create a t-shirt line with a positive message.

Introducing gus(TM) - Fine Leather Fashion Accessories for Today's Modern Man
Tue, 08 Jan 2008, 00:01:37 GMT — Edited by Carly Zander
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - Jan. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- gus is pleased to introduce their premier line of higher end leather wallets and accessories designed exclusively for men and featuring beautifully hand-sewn craftsmanship as well as their unique 'splitshot perforation' styling. The introductory line includes a men's passport folio, wallets, small and sleek card cases, and a brushed stainless steel money clip.

Relios Jewelry Debuts Retail Kiosk in Major Southwestern Hub
Wed, 02 Jan 2008, 17:26:08 GMT — Edited by Debra Tone
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Jan. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Relios Jewelry, America's largest manufacturer of natural lifestyle designer jewelry is celebrating the grand opening of a brand new kiosk in Phoenix's Sky Harbor Airport. Just in time for the holidays - travelers will have the opportunity to color their personal style with a Southwest Spirit original from the new kiosk located in Terminal 4.

Acme Made Introduces All New Line of Innovative Totes and Laptop Bags
Sat, 08 Dec 2007, 10:22:47 GMT — Edited by Carly Zander
PORTLAND, Ore. - Dec. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Acme Made(R) has recently introduced its new line of designer bags and laptop cases for the holidays. The highlights of the line is includes the 'Metro Tote,' their new Telun vulcanized canvas, and their sustainable textile, EcoStripe.

Instant 'Man Magnet' - New Line of Team-Logo Accessories: Luxury Belts, Bags and Scarves Score with Female Fans
Fri, 07 Dec 2007, 14:31:33 GMT — Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Dec. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A stunning, new line of accessories with shimmering crystal team logos on bags, belts and scarves has just been introduced by L.A. designer, Betsy Stephens. According to Rachael Ray and Lara Spencer (The Insider), the latest, greatest 'man magnet' is to don these fabulous accessories, whether you're a sports fan or just want to fake it.

Catch the Fiery Shades of Fall with a New Designer Jewelry Collection from Relios
Fri, 26 Oct 2007, 17:30:00 GMT — Edited by Carly Zander
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Oct. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Relios Jewelry, American designer and manufacturer of contemporary sterling silver and genuine gemstone jewelry, is introducing its new designer jewelry collection for Fall, to debut on its retail website later this month. The new collection, 'Santa Fe Sunset,' showcases purples, oranges, and mixed metals alongside exquisite metalwork.

HaleyBopTees Creates Limited Edition Shirt for Junko Yoshioka Fashion Show
Mon, 15 Oct 2007, 23:15:00 GMT — Edited by Carly Zander
ANAHEIM, Calif. - Oct. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 300 lucky guests of the Wedding Channel Couture Show will receive a special limited edition T-shirt designed for the show by HaleyBopTees. Taking place at the Waldorf=Astoria in New York City on October 21st, the Wedding Channel Couture show is set to feature today's top wedding designers including famed wedding gown designer Junko Yoshioka.

Cosmetics that Rock: AMP Cosmetics Mixes Makeup with Music
Mon, 15 Oct 2007, 15:30:00 GMT — Edited by Carly Zander
OAKLAND, Calif. - Oct. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- AMP Cosmetics has launched a new line of cosmetics that rock. The products are dedicated to women who not only changed the sound, but the look of rock and roll. The team of experts at AMP Cosmetics has assembled a collection of high-quality products in some of the most vivid and bold colors available today.

Jessica Alba is Radiant at Diamond-Studded 'Good Luck Chuck' Premiere
Tue, 02 Oct 2007, 19:23:00 GMT — Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Oct. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jessica Alba dazzled her fans in over $170,000 of Whiteflash diamond jewelry last week at the premiere of her highly anticipated romantic comedy, 'Good Luck Chuck.' The young actress, well-known for her roles in Dark Angel, Sin City and two Fantastic Four blockbusters, is one of Hollywood's hottest stars.

Relios Says 'Think Pink' for Breast Cancer Awareness
Fri, 28 Sep 2007, 23:07:00 GMT — Edited by Carly Zander
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Sept. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Relios Jewelry, America's largest manufacturer of authentic American-made designer jewelry, is offering something special to their web customers - a 'purchase with a purpose.' Now through October 31st, 10-percent of all jewelry purchases from the Relios Breast Cancer support jewelry selection will go toward the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer 3-Day Walk.

International Penthouse Swimwear Model Search Launches at VIP Hotspot 'Ritual' in Los Angeles
Fri, 28 Sep 2007, 21:22:00 GMT — Edited by Debra Tone
TAMPA, Fla. and LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Sept. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Planet One Holdings dba Penthouse Swimwear by Diva Bikinis announced today that the International Penthouse Swimwear Model Search Program officially launches at 'Ritual' in Los Angeles on October 3rd, 2007. Over twenty five gorgeous models from the west coast have entered the Los Angeles competition.

Custom Jeans Company Expands Product Line, Caters to All Shapes, Sizes and Physical Disabilities
Fri, 28 Sep 2007, 20:24:00 GMT — Edited by Liisa Sullivan
MUMBAI, India - Sept. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In a world filled with people of all shapes, sizes and varying physical needs, the fashion industry has to recognize that not everyone is a perfect size. Make Your Own Jeans is a fashion-savvy company that recognizes the importance of non-conforming, eye-catching styles.

Nemesys Clothing Goes Bananas: Will Give iPhones, iPod Touches to Chimps
Wed, 19 Sep 2007, 04:00:00 GMT — Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Sept. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- U.S. chimps will be cooler than most humans, thanks to high end men's street wear label, Nemesys Clothing. The Company announced today the launch of its charitable program, Project iChimp. The program will focus on donating Apple iPhones and iPod Touches to chimpanzees in need across the United States. Nemesys Clothing pledges to donate a portion of the proceeds from the sales of its 2007 Beginnings Collection, officially releasing September 26th, to fund the effort.

Noah's Arcade: Alternative Kids Apparel Just Like Daddy Would Wear
Tue, 18 Sep 2007, 15:59:00 GMT — Edited by Liisa Sullivan
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Sept. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Noah's Arcade, a California-based clothing line for boys - newborn to 6T - announces a fun, hip line that caters to the edgy crowd. When co-owners of Noah's Arcade, Allyson Wagoner and Shannon Hanly, went shopping for their new baby boys, they discovered that the market for cool and happening boy's apparel was limited.

BadFun Introduces Sexy Lip Glosses That Do More Than Pay You Lip Service
Wed, 12 Sep 2007, 16:15:00 GMT — Edited by Debra Tone
HOBOKEN, N.J. - Sept. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sugar Lips is a collection of high-quality, long-lasting lip glosses from BadFun.com that let you unleash both your nice and naughty sides. These moisture enriched glosses with deliciously flirty names like 'Kiss My Cinnabuns' and "Ride 'em Raspberry" are the perfect accessory for a polished yet sexy look.

Whiteflash on Cover of Bridal Guide
Tue, 28 Aug 2007, 17:51:00 GMT — Edited by Debra Tone
HOUSTON, Texas - Aug. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Wearing an 'A Cut Above' hearts and arrows diamond valued at over $100,000, this month's Bridal Guide cover girl has every reason to smile. Her duchesse satin gown, embroidered with crystals and pearls is accompanied by sizzling marquise and brilliant-cut diamond earrings, a delicate three-stone diamond pendant and a sparkling bracelet with flower-shaped diamond clusters. The center stone is a blinding 5-carat round hearts and arrows masterpiece set in a platinum 'champaigne pave' setting which bubbles with diamonds.

Dress Code Violator(TM) Clothing Guarantees Exploitation of Loophole in Many Dress Code Policies
Wed, 22 Aug 2007, 14:49:00 GMT — Edited by Carly Zander
SEATTLE, Wash. - Aug. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Students tired of being told what to wear to school may be in luck for the upcoming academic year. Dress Code Violator(TM), a clothing designer with a message, has found a loophole in the mandatory dress code for many schools and is encouraging the exploitation of that loophole through their promotion of Dress Code Violator(TM) shirts.

Jewelry Designer Carolyn Pollack to be Featured on QVC's Designer Day
Fri, 27 Jul 2007, 21:00:00 GMT — Edited by Chris Simmons
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - July 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Carolyn Pollack, Lead designer and Vice President of Relios Jewelry, has been chosen as the anchor of QVC's Designer Day event on August 1st, 2007. The much anticipated Designer Day features QVC's most prestigious jewelry designers and their newest, most exciting designs in a single, all-day event.

Attorney-Entrepreneur Establishes Joette Markus, Inc to Offer Handcrafted Italian Leather Writing Portfolio to Professional Women
Wed, 25 Jul 2007, 18:27:00 GMT — Edited by Carly Zander
BARRINGTON, Ill. - July 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Joette Doran, a practicing attorney for twenty years, recently decided to tap her creative side by establishing Joette Markus, Inc. Her company now offers the highest quality Italian leather portfolios designed for professional women. Ms. Doran started the company after trying to find a stylish yet professional replacement for her well-worn leather writing portfolio.

Relios Jewelry Puts a New Spin on Traditional Anniversary Gifts
Wed, 18 Jul 2007, 19:15:00 GMT — Edited by Chris Simmons
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - July 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Relios Jewelry, American designer and manufacturer of keepsake sterling silver and genuine gemstone jewelry, is putting a new spin on anniversary gift ideas by re-creating the list with jewelry accessories in mind. The traditional anniversary list of clocks, china, and crystal doesn't include jewelry items until the gift-giver reaches the later years of marriage.

Style and Fitness Collide to Create Inspiration for Exciting New Pilates and Yoga Clothing Line
Wed, 11 Jul 2007, 19:00:00 GMT — Edited by Debra Tone
BATON ROUGE, La. - July 11, 2007 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A corporate sales expert turned entrepreneur with a passion for fitness and a designer's flare for style, Erin Douglass is expanding her 2007 Pilates clothing brand, we pilates. This clothing line expresses Ms. Douglass' love for style and fitness in a distinctive lifestyle line that takes women from their Pilates or Yoga practice to their other normal daily activities.

'This is My Human, Jake' - Online Design Firm Launches First Owners and Dogs Companion Wear Site
Mon, 02 Jul 2007, 15:30:00 GMT — Edited by Carly Zander
DAVENPORT, Iowa - July 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Online design firm, Victory Design Technologies, has launched an eCommerce site that gives new meaning to the term 'dog lover.' 4LeggedFashion.com - that launched on Wednesday, June 27 - allows dog lovers to personalize matching apparel for both owner and dog.

Beauty TV launches on Joost(TM)
Mon, 25 Jun 2007, 14:00:00 GMT — Edited by Carly Zander
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - June 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Beauty TV(R), the world's only beauty TV network today announced that it will bring program offerings to Joost(TM), the world's first broadcast-quality Internet television service. Founded in 2006 by Latino entrepreneur Rob E. Angelino, Beauty TV is dedicated to the beauty enthusiast in the ever-growing $150 billion dollar a year beauty industry.

Art Inspires 7 Year Old to Create Line of Clothing and Benefit Charity
Mon, 18 Jun 2007, 18:43:00 GMT — Edited by Chris Simmons
TRABUCO CANYON, Calif. - June 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Possibly the youngest fashion designer in the country, 7 year old Haley Schmidt has designed and created her own line of T-shirts titled, HaleyBopTees. This inspiring young artist has a flare for fashion and a passion for art, so much so that not only are her T-shirts are sold online, they are also sold at Out Of The Bleu children's clothing boutique.

13 Year Old Girl Takes Trash and Creates Fashionable Handbag
Tue, 12 Jun 2007, 23:00:00 GMT — Edited by Chris Simmons
MISSION VIEJO, Calif. - June 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Children and adults all over the country are fighting over the right to purchase what otherwise would be called trash. While some might imagine a backyard brawl over yesterday's meatloaf, the real attraction around all the fuss is for TrashE-Fashions one of a kind handbags. TrashE-Fashions is a new product line featured on TheFRAP.com.

Fashionable T-Shirt Line Designed by 7 Year Old Girl Also Benefits Children's Charity
Wed, 06 Jun 2007, 19:30:00 GMT — Edited by Carly Zanderh
TRABUCO CANYON, Calif. - June 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- While most 7 year old girls are just learning to put on their own t-shirts, one special girl is busy creating them. Haley Schmidt at just 7 years old might be the youngest t-shirt designer in the country with her new line of fashionable children's t-shirts titled HaleyBopTees.

CURLS Voted as One of the Top 5 Multi-Cultural Hair Care Companies
Wed, 30 May 2007, 06:00:00 GMT — Edited by Carly Zander
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - May 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CURLS, the hair care experts for naturally curly hair for multi-cultural women and children, is excited to announce that it has been named as one of the Top 5 Finalists for 'Favorite Multi-Cultural Company' in the 7th Annual Stylist Choice Awards!

Virtuous Woman Has New Fashion Accessory; Subtle Companion to Help Enhance a Woman's Life - Redefines Virtue
Tue, 01 May 2007, 23:59:00 GMT — Edited by Carly Zander
ORANGE, Calif. - May 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Our new perfume is the perfect fashion accessory for a woman of virtue,' said Rick Larimore, CEO, of IBI, a niche fragrance company based in Orange, CA. 'Our perfume's presence in the market helps bring into focus the real essence of what 'virtue' is really about.'

Bella Bella Boutique Creates Innovative Lingerie Lounge that Caters to the Five Senses
Wed, 18 Apr 2007, 15:57:00 GMT — Edited by Liisa Sullivan
MIAMI, Fla. - Apr. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bella Bella Boutique is about more than just lingerie, it's about lifestyle; the virtual lingerie lounge caters to clients seeking unique, upscale, flirty, feminine, and modern designs in a sexy and chic setting.

World's First Spiritual Perfume Introduced; Virtue(R) Reminds Wearer of God
Tue, 03 Apr 2007, 05:07:00 GMT — Edited by Carly Zander
ORANGE, Calif. - Apr. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The world's first spiritual perfume - Virtue(R) - was premiered this week by IBI, a niche fragrance company in Orange, CA. Based upon an inspired Biblical formula, the perfume is designed to be a reminder of God, Christ, spiritual self and soul.

Solution to Public Nausea Receives Inventor's Award
Wed, 28 Mar 2007, 20:30:00 GMT — Edited by Chris Simmons
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Mar. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Anxiety. Panic. Embarrassment. No more! Inventors Jodi and Jim Carr, of As We Grow LLC, both suffered from morning sickness. Jodi was getting sick from morning sickness, but they both suffered the consequences. They patented their solution to public nausea, a discreet durable bag with plastic disposable liners.

Winners 'Dig for Diamonds' in Cakes in a FOX/Whiteflash Promotion
Fri, 16 Mar 2007, 02:28:00 GMT — Edited by Chris Simmons
HOUSTON, Texas - Mar. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A lucky winner screamed with delight as she uncovered a dazzling three-carat 'A Cut Above' Princess cut diamond (The most visually balanced(TM) diamond in the world) set in a platinum Champaigne setting. 33 other winners dug through wedding cakes to find one-carat 'Expert Selection' diamond rings from online boutique Whiteflash.com.

Vibrant Valentines Jewelry Helps African Families Leave Poverty Behind, One Bead At A Time
Thu, 18 Jan 2007, 19:26:00 GMT — Edited by Chris Simmons
BOULDER, Colo. - Jan. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Women can sport strings of pink, red, and purple beads this Valentine's Day to show their caring for industrious African women working their way out of extreme poverty. Nonprofit BeadforLife (beadforlife.org) offers Valentines Day-hued bracelets, necklaces, chokers, and other jewelry - also available in many other vibrant colors - handmade by Ugandan women who are HIV-positive or refugees from a brutal civil war in Uganda, all of whom were living on less than $1 a day.

Batteries Not Required for Star of the Consumer Electronics Show
Wed, 17 Jan 2007, 20:14:00 GMT — Edited by Chris Simmons
SYLMAR, Calif. - Jan. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Alexander Innovation Wizard debuted the Gravity Defyer Shoes, dress shoes with springs in the heel, at the Consumer Electronics Show last week. What is a pair of dress shoes doing at the world's largest electronics show? Alex, is the inventor of the HomePride Hot Dog Rotisserie, Steinhausen Watches, and hundreds of the world's craziest innovations.

Dreams of Africa - Diamonds for Life: Not Blood
Tue, 12 Dec 2006, 21:34:00 GMT — Edited by Chris Simmons
HOUSTON, Texas - Dec. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The movie 'Blood Diamond' opened last week, shocking holiday shoppers with explicit violence. Set amidst chaos and civil war in 1990s Africa, it will raise questions about diamonds being purchased this holiday season. One Texas company has answers. Whiteflash.com, an Internet boutique specializing in top quality diamonds, has established a program called Dreams of Africa, where 100 percent of the profit from sales of a conflict-free line of jewelry is going to help victims of conflict diamonds.

Online Jeweler JamesAllen.com Debuts New 'Hearts & Arrows' Diamond Collection
Mon, 11 Dec 2006, 14:00:00 GMT — Edited by Chris Simmons
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Dec. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- JamesAllen.com, one of the leading online jewelry companies has just announced the release of their Signature Ideal Cut 'Hearts & Arrows' Collection. This exclusive inventory of perfectly symmetrical diamonds represents the 'creme de la creme' of diamond cutting and is available only through the JamesAllen.com website.

Eris Apparel Designs Sexy and Comfortable Clothing for the Busty Figure
Fri, 01 Dec 2006, 20:13:00 GMT — Edited by Liisa Sullivan
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Dec. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Average-sized women with larger busts often meet challenges when it comes to finding that perfect cocktail dress or that professional-looking jacket for an important meeting; Eris Apparel has designed not only a solution, but also an attractive clothing line that rises to fit any occasion.

'X-Rated' Cuts: Considering the 'X-Factor' this Holiday Shopping Season
Wed, 29 Nov 2006, 22:27:00 GMT — Edited by Carly Zander
HOUSTON, Texas - Nov. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- November 27, known as 'Cyber-Monday' showed an unprecedented 26% increase over the same day last year as internet shoppers handed over $608 million to internet sellers, say the folks at Whiteflash.com. The modern shopping boom is accompanied by interest in modern products, at least in one area where a brand new diamond shape is receiving what we should call 'X-plosive' attention over its traditional counterparts.

Therawear Compression Hosiery - Therafirm Support Stockings for Varicose Veins, Tired Aching Feet and Legs, and Edema
Tue, 28 Nov 2006, 21:45:00 GMT — Edited by Carly Zander
ROCKINGHAM, N.C., Nov. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Looking for gradient compression hosiery and socks? Check out Therawear.com. Therawear offers Therafirm medically correct, gradient compression hosiery and socks for a fraction of the cost of other compression hosiery brands.

SmartKnit Kids Socks - Seamless Socks for Children with Sensory Processing Disorders
Wed, 15 Nov 2006, 22:13:00 GMT — Edited by Carly Zander
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Nov. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In some homes, a kid's sock is just that: a sock, say the folks at Diabetic Sock Store. But in Melissa Bruner's home, socks are the inciter of one colossal tantrum. Daily, the crying and screaming commences when Melissa simply asks her 6-year-old son Conner to put on his socks.

Cellular Jewelry Receives Patent
Fri, 13 Oct 2006, 18:38:00 GMT — Edited by Chris Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Oct. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cellular Jewelry, Inc., a leading provider of cellular technologies and solutions, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has awarded Cellular Jewelry(TM) a U.S. patent (Patent Number 6,954,659).

International Shoe Manufacturing Corporation Completes Acquisition of GeckoSystems, Inc.
Thu, 12 Oct 2006, 16:22:00 GMT — Edited by Chris Simmons
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Oct. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- International Shoe Manufacturing Corporation (OTC: ISHO / ISHO.pk) announced today that they have completed the acquisition of GeckoSystems, Inc. GeckoSystems, based in Conyers (Atlanta), Georgia, is now entering its ninth year of business. GeckoSystems is a dynamic leader in the Robotic Industry revolutionizing the development and usage of mobile robot solutions for safety, security and service(TM).

Designer Bag Makes Illness Discreet
Mon, 02 Oct 2006, 19:12:00 GMT — Edited by Chris Simmons
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Oct. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Vomit. Throw up. Toss your cookies. There's no pretty way to talk about regurgitation. Now, there's a pretty way to handle it - Red E Bag(R). Pregnant women, cancer patients and travelers carry this discreet, stylish bag with ease and comfort. Inventors Jodi and Jim Carr, of As We Grow LLC, hold the patent on this useful bag. Carr got the idea when she was pregnant and experiencing morning sickness. She worked on the 26th floor of a Seattle office building. 'All I could think of was being able to get sick and not be noticed,' Carr said.

Marjan Diamonds Announces Further Expansion of the NENOIR Diamond Brand to High-end Retailers in the UK
Wed, 27 Sep 2006, 21:52:00 GMT — Edited by Liisa Sullivan
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Sept. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After a successful seven-month test launch with Clive Ranger, an upscale jewelry retailer in South West England, Marjan Diamonds NV announces a roll-out of distribution of its CanadaMark(TM) diamond brand NENOIR(TM) to several other select UK retailers.

High-Tech Athletic Socks Help Prevent Blisters, Reduce Moisture and Control Foot Odor
Tue, 26 Sep 2006, 02:07:00 GMT — Edited by Carly Zander
KANSAS CITY, Kans. - Sept. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The human foot is a complex physiological and mechanical wonder...and you only get two. Daily, feet are at risk for injury, but few activities stress the foot more than the rigors of competition. Patented SmartKnitACTIVE Athletic Socks combine innovative seamless sock design with new high-tech fiber technology. The result is a sock that works to increase athletic performance by helping prevent blisters, reducing moisture, and controlling foot odor.

Whiteflash Names Necklace Design Dreams of Africa(TM) to Honor New Charity Partner
Mon, 25 Sep 2006, 23:50:00 GMT — Edited by Chris Simmons
HOUSTON, Tex. - Sept. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Friday, September 15, 12 Nobel Peace Prize winners gathered in Denver, Colorado to voice their desire for the building of education and peace in impoverished and war-torn areas of the world. Luminaries such as the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu attended to speak out against global conflicts and increased military spending at the expense of human health and welfare, especially children's rights. As a part of this momentous conference, Debi Wexler, CEO of the premier online diamond retailer Whiteflash.com, presented the new Dreams of Africa(TM) pendant to WCCCI founder Betty Williams.

Introducing Innovative, New Infantwear...'Umbilicare' and 'Flip-Lock Closure' Bodysuits
Wed, 20 Sep 2006, 19:20:00 GMT — Edited by Chris Simmons
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Sept. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dana Undies, Inc., the world's largest privately-owned manufacturer of children's underwear, has launched its innovative new baby garments with patented, breakthrough design features - 'Umbilicare(TM)' and 'Flip-Lock Closure(TM)' - in an exclusive debut to market on BabiesRUs.com.

Mira Sorvino Wears Whiteflash Jewelry at 2006 Olympus Fashion Week Party
Wed, 13 Sep 2006, 23:26:00 GMT — Edited by Chris Simmons
HOUSTON, Tex. - Sept. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Actress Mira Sorvino, famous for her starring roles in Human Trafficking, Mimic and Romy and Michelle's High School Wedding, hosted an exclusive Fashion Week party on September 12, 2006 for fashion designer Jason Wu, which was co-hosted with Harper's Bazaar magazine and Brizo. Mira Sorvino was dazzling in a beautiful slate grey empire waist dress and red crocodile belt, but the standout accessory to her outfit was her noticeable Whiteflash.com diamond bracelet and earrings.

New Accessories Designer Debuts New Handbag and Jewelry Line Using Kimono Fabrics, 70s Style Leather Bags and Vintage Beads
Sat, 26 Aug 2006, 00:55:00 GMT — Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Aug. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) - MAGIC WWD Las Vegas -- A collector of vintage fabrics and beads from around the world, Selina Vaughan is launching her accessories brand, SelinaVaughan by Inspira Fashion LLC at the MAGIC WWD Las Vegas, August 28-31, 2006. This accessories line expresses her love for vintage styles and fabrics in four distinct lines.

Fashionable Patented Mommy Bib(R) Replaces Conventional Burp Cloth
Mon, 14 Aug 2006, 20:19:00 GMT — Edited by Chris Simmons
SPRING HILL, FL - Aug. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In a category that has seen virtually no innovation since its birth, a brand new company and product called Mommy Bib has reinvented the burp cloth. New parents have been dealing with baby spit-up and drool for ages, and burp cloths have been ineffective at providing adequate protection. Now there's a better way! Introducing, Mommy Bib the ultimate protection from baby spit up drool.

Whiteflash.com Makes Big Splash Among Jet Set at Exclusive Summer Soiree in the Hamptons
Fri, 11 Aug 2006, 16:14:00 GMT — Edited by Chris Simmons
HOUSTON, TX - Aug. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Saturday, July 29, 2006, Whiteflash.com wowed the Hamptons jet set by throwing an exclusive summer soiree at the Stereo House in the Hamptons. Celebrities and socialites alike decked themselves out in exquisite - and one-of-a-kind - Whiteflash designs and partied the night away to the tunes of DJ Sky Nellor.

T-post - A Magazine on Cotton
Tue, 01 Aug 2006, 18:35:00 GMT — Edited by Chris Simmons
STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN - Aug. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Everyone can appreciate a good T-shirt and most people like to stay informed regarding the news and current events. Therefore it's no wonder why a project that combines the two has taken the world by storm. Based out of Stockholm, Sweden uniquely designed T-shirts are being shipped out to all four corners of the Earth.

Lindsay Lohan Falls in Love... with Diamond Bangles from Whiteflash.com
Thu, 20 Jul 2006, 17:45:00 GMT — Edited by Carly M. Zander
HOUSTON, TX - July 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lindsay Lohan celebrated her 20th birthday in style, and her favorite gifts were stunning diamond and sapphire bangle bracelets created by Whiteflash.com. Life & Style hosted a 'roaring 20s' celebration with a 1920s-inspired theme and presented the celeb with the diamond bangles.

Make Your Own Jeans - Custom Made and Now Cloned
Mon, 10 Jul 2006, 21:55:00 GMT — Edited by Carly M. Zander
MUMBAI, India - July 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- People always search for that perfect pair of jeans, jeans that look good, feel good and fit perfectly. Now Makeyourownjeans.com, a leading source for made to measure jeans, lets customers keep a favorite pair of jeans alive. 'Clone A Jeans' is a unique service where one can send their current jeans to the company's factory and get jeans made as per the same measurements.

Engagement Rings: Fresh Design Trends: What's Hot for Brides-to-be from Diamond and Design Experts, Whiteflash.com
Thu, 29 Jun 2006, 17:24:00 GMT — Edited by Carly M. Zander
HOUSTON, TX - June 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- From the grace of halo to the sophistication of micro pave, design trends in engagement ring and wedding band settings are changing, reflecting today's busy lifestyles. Ergonomic designs reign supreme in today's market, no longer does pure panache determine the design that leads to 'I Do.'

La Dolce Diva, Inc. Debuts with Italian-Inspired Luxury Bath and Body Collections
Mon, 26 Jun 2006, 21:58:00 GMT — Edited by Christopher L. Simmons
ATLANTA, GA - June 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- La Dolce Diva celebrates la dolce vita! Every day is a reason to celebrate with La Dolce Diva, a chic new collection of luxurious bath and body products, aromatic soy candles and elegant note cards inspired by the sweet life of Italy.

New Way to Keep Faces Clean - Aicello Launches Cosmetic Film Strips
Wed, 21 Jun 2006, 15:46:00 GMT — Edited by Carly M. Zander
VANCOUVER, BC, Canada - June 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Aicello announces the introduction of an innovative lifestyle accessory into North America, the first cosmetic quality facial soap newly launched in Asia by a leading cosmetic brand. Fusion Film soap leaves are convenient, stylish and pocketable cosmetic sheets that meet the demands of the modern lifestyle. Each sheet dissolves instantly in water into a soft, rich lather.

Step it Up: Most Comfortable Shoes Recommends the Best in Fashion, Comfort and Style Online
Mon, 12 Jun 2006, 18:09:00 GMT — Edited by Carly M. Zander
BROOKLYN, NY - June 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- What comes to mind when you think about comfortable or orthopedic shoes? Thick soles? Ugly styles? Chunky designs? Yes, 'comfortable' shoes have been given a bad rap and are habitually associated with a lack of style in exchange for comfort. Well, a new online shoes site is giving this theory a run for its money.

Adrianne Curry and Christopher Knight Exchange Vows
Wed, 31 May 2006, 23:59:00 GMT — Edited by Carly M. Zander
JOLIET, IL - May 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Reality stars Adrianne Curry and Christopher Knight have officially tied the knot Monday evening in Curry's hometown of Joliet, Illinois with a little help from online diamond and jewelry boutique Whiteflash.com.

Hollywood Couple, Adrianne Curry and Christopher Knight, Say 'I Do' with Custom Designed Whiteflash.com Wedding Bands
Thu, 25 May 2006, 23:26:00 GMT — Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
HOUSTON, TX - May 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Whiteflash.com custom designed one-of-a-kind wedding bands for the upcoming nuptials of Adrianne Curry, winner of America's Next Top Model, and Christopher Knight, of Brady Bunch fame. The two met on the set of VH1's Surreal Life last year and have been heading toward wedded bliss ever since. Whiteflash.com, a diamond and jewelry e-boutique, was heralded by Kiplinger's Magazine as 'Lord of the Online Rings.' The company's world-renowned jewelry artisans handcrafted the famous couple's wedding bands.

Hello Gorgeous! Look And Feel Fabulous - For A Good Cause
Wed, 17 May 2006, 21:10:00 GMT — Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
NEW YORK, NY - May 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Noted beauty expert, marketing guru, and author Rachel Weingarten and the National Women's Health Resource Center (NWHRC) will be partnering on a new initiative to encourage young women to take as much interest in their health and self esteem as they do in their appearance. A kick off cocktail party and book signing event scheduled for May 20, 2006, will be held at cult 14th & U Street corridor's fashion and lifestyle boutique Muleh. The event takes place during the annual Book Expo America (BEA) conference, which takes place in Washington, D.C.

Online Jeweler JamesAllen.com Introduces Exclusive Photographed Diamond Inventory
Mon, 22 May 2006, 04:23:00 GMT — Edited by Carly M. Zander
NEW YORK, NY - May 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Commencing Monday, May 22nd 2006, online diamond and jewelry retailer James Allen will start offering its customers more than 10,000 high quality photographed diamonds available exclusively on the James Allen web site.

Freddy&Ma Introduces Millions of Unique Handbag Designs by Allowing Customers to Design Their Own Handbags
Tue, 09 May 2006, 07:44:00 GMT — Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
NEW YORK, NY - May 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Freddy&Ma, a designer of handbags and accessories, today announced the opening of an online boutique for designing custom handbags: www.freddyandma.com. Fusing fashion and technology, the cutting edge website enables shoppers to direct the design process by combining different prints, leathers and hardware options to create original products. Most designer handbags are copied within weeks of release. Because Freddy&Ma ensures originality through millions of possible combinations, an F&M customer is unlikely to ever see another person carrying her unique design

'The Art of Wig Design: A Katour Line Presentation' Delights and Educates Hair-Loss Sufferers
Mon, 01 May 2006, 15:13:00 GMT — Edited by Liisa Sullivan
WASHINGTON, D.C. - May 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Have you ever wondered about the origin of wigs, how they are designed, or how to care for them properly? CEO of Katour Line Designer Wig Collection, Kym Williams, is here to lay those questions, and more, to rest in the form of her newly-released book: 'The Art of Wig Design: A Katour Line Presentation' (ISBN: 1-59971-637-2).

Easy Access Clothing Line for People with Special Needs Changes Lives for the Better
Wed, 12 Apr 2006, 19:30:00 GMT — Edited by Beverly West
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Apr. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Easy Access Clothing (EasyAccessClothing.com) today announced the launch of their new line of easy access clothing that fosters independence and dignity for people with disabilities and special needs. 19% of Americans have some level of disability.

Harper Arrington Publishing and Media Announces the Publication of The Official Step By Step Guide to Starting a Clothing Line, 2nd Edition
Mon, 27 Mar 2006, 19:27:00 GMT — Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
DETROIT, MI - Mar. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Harper Arrington Publishing and Media today announced the publication of 'The Official Step By Step Guide to Starting a Clothing Line, 2nd Edition' ($44.95 ISBN: 0-9764161-0-7) and 'How to Effectively Sell Your Clothing Line to Retailers, 2nd Edition' ($24.95 ISBN: 0-9764161-2-3). These updated versions of Harper Arrington's two top-selling titles are written specifically to help professionals, aspiring designers and anyone with a flair for fashion to start their own successful clothing line.

'The Model Expo' Comes to Miami - This Could Be Your Chance to be Discovered!
Mon, 20 Mar 2006, 21:39:00 GMT — Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
MIAMI, FL - Mar. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Could you be a top model? Your chance to find out is in Miami this weekend. Twenty five of the country's premier modeling agencies including Elite Models, New York Models, Mega Models, Next Models and others will be at The Model Expo on Saturday, March 25th at the Deauville Beach Resort on Collins Avenue

Harper Arrington Publishing and Media Releases Announces 'Are You the Next Hot Designer' National Contest
Mon, 20 Feb 2006, 01:20 EST — Edited by Carly Zander
DETROIT, MI - Feb. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Harper Arrington Publishing and Media today announced their first annual 'Are You the Next Hot Designer' National Contest, which is sponsored by startingaclothingline.com, and is open to designers, aspiring designers, and anyone with a flair for fashion. The first prize winner will receive the HADDS 2.0 Fashion Design Software plus a special added prize pack valued at over $250.00.

Pregnant Brides no Longer Face Problem of Finding Maternity Wedding Dresses
Wed, 15 Feb 2006, 12:51 EST — Edited by Carly Zander
SANTA BARBARA, CA - Feb. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A recent survey of bridal shop owners indicates that as many as 1 in every 5 brides is pregnant. Yet, until now, finding a maternity wedding dress was like finding a needle in a haystack. Now in their second year, Maternity Bride by Jessica Kustura offers a full line of maternity wedding dresses and maternity bridesmaid gowns.

Styles That Swing: Cocchia Hits the Women's Golf Clothing Scene with a Full Line for Fall/Winter 2006
Tue, 14 Feb 2006, 12:19 EST — Edited by Carly Zander
SAN DIEGO, CA - Feb. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- San Diego based COCCHIA announced today the launch of their brand new women's golf apparel company, complete with a full line of mix n' match pieces for Fall/Winter 2006.

Mama-n-MeBag.com Delivers Comfort and Convenience for the Expectant Mother's Big Day in an All-in-One Tote
Wed, 8 Feb 2006, 01:48 EST — Edited by Liisa Sullivan
MIRAMAR, FL - Feb. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Expectant moms and their anxious spouses have other things to worry about when delivery time is near than if they remembered their toothbrush, or where the camera is located. This is where Mama-n-Mebag.com steps in and takes control. They offer all the necessities, and some little luxuries, to reduce stress and ensure that mom, baby and spouse, have all they need when their bundle of joy arrives.

Moving Mannequins Are Turning Heads - The Latest in Mannequin Artistry
Thu, 2 Feb 2006, 01:19 EST — Edited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, CA - Feb. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Woody Lawhon, Hollywood-renowned robotics, animatronics and special effects developer for director greats such as Ron Howard, Robert Redford, Lawrence Kasdan and Clint Eastwood, to name a few, launches the company Moving Mannequins(TM) (www.movingmannequins.com) which creates mannequins that have the look of movie quality goods, yet are priced to accommodate the retail industry.

Form Meets Function in O Yikes! Chic New Diaper Bag for Hip Urban Parents on the Go
Mon, 16 Jan 2006, 10:51 EST — Edited by Beverly West
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Jan. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- O Yikes!, a San Francisco based manufacturer of cutting edge diaper bags for active new parents, today announced the launch of the Slingback Ready-to-Go Diaper bag, a stylish, ergonomic, and easy-to-clean diaper bag which arrives fully loaded with all of the essentials, for today's hip urban parents and babies on the go.

Harper Arrington Publishing and Media Releases Revolutionary Digital Design Software for Aspiring Fashion Designers
Wed, 11 Jan 2006, 11:54 EST — Edited by Beverly West
DETROIT, MI - Jan. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Harper Arrington Publishing and Media today announced the release of Harper Arrington Digital Design System 2.0 (HADDS), an innovative new software solution that gives designers, students, and even ordinary people the tools they need to design their own cutting edge fashion collection.

BeePlush Couture for Kids is Redefining Children's Fashion
Wed, 4 Jan 2006, 11:02 EST — Edited by Beverly West
DALLAS, TX - Jan. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- BeePlush Couture today announced the launch of their new line of couture clothing for children, combining high style with functionality, and offering consumers the opportunity to give back to the community with every dollar spent.

Hot Watch Trends: High Tech Styles are Best Sellers
Mon, 19 Dec 2005, 06:08 EST — Edited by Christopher Simmons
MAHWAH, NJ - Dec. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Seiko Corporation of America is known for industry-leading technological innovations, so it's no surprise that the company's best-selling watch styles are high-tech marvels that run off human power or display time in 77 cities around the world.

Ecoist, Maker of the Original Recycled Candy-Wrapper Handbags, Promotes Environmental Preservation at the American Music Awards with Paris Hilton, Nicole Richie, and Lindsay Lohan
Wed, 7 Dec 2005, 06:59 EST — Edited by Christopher Simmons
MIAMI, FL - Dec. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With a growing trend in eco-fashion, Ecoist's line of recycled candy wrapper handbags were selected as the premier fashion accessory for the celebrity gift basket at the American Music Awards on November 22nd. Recipients of the Ecoist Tote bags included Paris Hilton, Nicole Richie, and Lindsay Lohan.

Aquaswimwear's Mommy and Me Line Helps Moms and Kids Take Care of Each Other
Tue, 29 Nov 2005, 11:48 EST — Edited by Beverly West
LOS ANGELES, CA - Nov. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) - Aqua Blue Swim and Apparel, Inc. today announced that they have expanded their Aquaswimwear Mommy and Me swim and sportswear line to include more go-to items to help moms and daughters empower themselves and each other.

Ancient Goddess of Womanhood is Design Inspiration for New Leather Collection of Laptop-Compatible Business Cases for Women
Wed, 23 Nov 2005, 01:34 EST — Edited by Carly Zander
ATLANTA, GA - Nov. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Inspired by the Ancient Goddess, Arinna: a symbol of womanhood and femininity, She-Tech.com, designer and online-retailer of women's laptop-compatible business cases, is gearing up to release its latest color-rich, leather collection.

Nation's Apparel Industry Braces for AN:TS Invasion
Thu, 1 Sep 2005, 04:03 EDT — Edited by Christopher Simmons
ATLANTA, GA - September 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- But unlike in the movie, 'War of the Worlds,' nobody's panicking. That's because AN:TS is a fresh new line of apparel. This Fall, AN:TS Apparel makes its national debut. AN:TS' inaugural collection will consist of a young men's line comprised of graphic tees and headwear.

Baby Bird Productions Puts Four-Letter Words on Children's Clothing: Words Like Bear, Frog, and Book
Wed, 24 Aug 2005, 05:31 EDT — Edited by Carly Zander
BOSTON, Mass. - August 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to the U.S. Department of Education, if children begin kindergarten already knowing the names of many letters, they will master reading more easily. The recognition of letters, knowing their names, and associating letter combinations with the sounds of spoken words are precursors to the development of reading skills.

Trippin' Tune Tattooz Cover More Than The iPod
Tue, 16 Aug 2005, 04:54 EDT — Edited by Christopher Simmons
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA - August 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For a while iPod owners have cured their white iPod blues with iPod tattoos, a thin colorful iPod skin that wraps around a majority of the iPods surface. iPod tattoos are a great way for iPod owners to be unique and their tattooed iPods themselves look great, but what about the accessories? Snap on an iTrip (by Griffin Technology) and something looks out of place. The answer, iPod tattoos with matching accessory tattoos. Matrix Productions, Inc. has re-released its complete line of TuneTattooz brand tattoos for the iPod Mini with an additional tattoo that covers the iTrip Mini.

Jonna Gill Couture Jewelry Launches Web Boutique
Mon, 15 Aug 2005, 12:09 EDT — Edited by Beverly West
NEW YORK, NY - August 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jonna Gill LLC, a Greenwich Village, New York City based designer, specializing in the design and creation of fine couture jewelry, luxury apparel and elegant home accessories, today announced the launch of her Web boutique at www.JonnaGill.com, offering the same couture quality to customers worldwide.

Fresh Apparel Upstart Artificial Flavor Synthesizes New Line of Men's Underwear Suitable for Mass Consumption
Tue, 9 Aug 2005, 04:44 EDT — Edited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - August 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Artificial Flavor, LLC, has announced the release of their debut line of men's underwear that caters to the fashion-forward set of today's style conscious man. They are coming off a successful fashion show at San Francisco's Ruby Skye venue, and have just launched their ecommerce website bolstered by a dedicated email campaign designed to drive customers to the site.

Oliso, Inc. Launches Revolutionary Touch&Glide(TM) Iron
Mon, 8 Aug 2005, 10:22 EDT — Edited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - August 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Oliso, Inc., announced the release of its Touch&Glide(TM) iron today. Oliso CEO, Ehsan Alipour, said 'We are very excited to see the rollout of our first product. I think our innovation will redefine the experience of ironing.'

Brisvegas Bikinis Begin Bold Brand for the Global Market
Thu, 14 Jul 2005, 12:50 EDT — Edited by Carly Zander
BRISBANE, Australia - July 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Australia's newest sexy swimwear company, Brisvegas Bikinis (www.brisvegasbikinis.com) will lead the world in swimwear trends with the recent launch of its 2005/6 summer range. This inaugural range is the most exciting yet to hit the global bikini market. The opening season's bikinis include a choice of two hip huggers and numerous micro Brazilian bikinis.

For Patients with Primary-Progressive MS, Diamonds Really are a Best Friend
Mon, 20 Jun 2005, 09:17 EST — Edited by Beverly West
FRESNO, Calif. - June 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Kaizer Diamonds International, Inc., an industry leader in quality wholesale diamonds and diamond jewelry, today announced that they are beginning another Mystery Auction on eBay (eBay user ID - kdi-inc) to benefit research into new treatments for Primary-Progressive MS. The hidden treasure chest, prepared by Kaizer Diamonds, is guaranteed to contain items worth at least $100,000. All mystery items will be accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity as well as an appraisal.

New Zealand Clothing Company Auctions off the Chance of Becoming 'The 8th Wonder of the World'
Mon, 13 Jun 2005, 06:02 EST — Edited by Carly Zander
AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - June 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Reprazent Clothing Company, a New Zealand innovator in interactive clothing concepts, is currently conducting an online auction which may well prove to be a world first. Internet auction site eBay is expected to field bids from around the globe, for the opportunity to become the first organization to be marketed around the world in this possibly revolutionary marketing campaign.

Kaizer Diamonds Announces Mystery Auction to Fund Multiple Sclerosis Research
Fri, 10 Jun 2005, 03:36 EST — Edited by Beverly West
FRESNO, Calif. -- June 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Kaizer Diamonds International, Inc., an industry leader in quality wholesale diamonds and diamond jewelry, today announced that it will begin holding mystery auctions on eBay to benefit MS research. The hidden treasure chest, prepared by Kaizer Diamonds, is guaranteed to contain items worth at least $100,000.00.

Marinello Schools of Beauty Celebrates its 100-Year Anniversary and the Grand Opening of a New Expanded Facility in City of Industry, CA
Tue, 7 Jun 2005, 05:01 EST — Edited by Carly Zander
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - June 7 ((SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Marinello Schools of Beauty, the leader in cosmetology education and training since 1905, announces the grand opening of its expanded educational facility, located in the Puente Hills Mall at 1600 Azusa Avenue, Suite 244, in the City of Industry, Calif. The Grand Opening celebration will take place on Thursday, June 16th, beginning at 1:00 pm.

Ecoist Launches a Line of Handbags Made from Recycled Candy Wrappers and Plants Hundreds of Trees to Promote Environmental Preservation
Wed, 11 May 2005, 02:43 EST — Edited by Christopher Simmons
MIAMI, Fla. - May 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With a growing trend in eco-friendly fashion, Ecoist (www.ecoist.com) has launched its new line of colorful one-of-a-kind handbags made from recycled candy wrappers, and announced it has planted an additional 400 trees through its commitment to environmental preservation.

(c)send2press Hollis Thomas, of The Philadelphia Eagles, Teams Up with Stallion Wear Apparel to Promote the New Stallion Brand
Fri, 29 Apr 2005, 02:13 EST — Edited by Carly Zander
MARLTON, NJ - April 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Hollis Thomas, of the Philadelphia Eagles has joined the team at Stallion Wear to assist in marketing and promoting this new line of Sports Apparel. Hollis Thomas is a high-powered, quality NFL player, who is also articulate and diverse in his interests both on and off-the-playing field. You can also expect to see Hollis's influence as he assists in future Stallion Wear designs.

Celebrity Hairstylist Frank Galasso Joins Forces with BeautyRiot.com
Tue, 5 Apr 2005, 02:40 EST — Edited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- BeautyRiot.com announced today that it has joined forces with L.A.-based celebrity hairstylist, Frank Galasso, to show its visitors how to recreate the hairstyles, haircolor and haircuts of their favorite celebrities. Galasso has already shown hundreds of thousands of BeautyRiot.com visitors how to get Ashlee and Jessica Simpson's new hairstyles, which are in hot demand at the moment. Other styles include updo's from this year's Academy Awards, as well as the ever-popular tresses of Jennifer Aniston.

The Laptop Guy Joins the Fight against Breast Cancer with the Launch of the 'Caring Case Campaign' Featuring Laptop Cases Designed Specifically for Women
Fri, 1 Apr 2005, 12:36 EST — Edited by Carly Zander
COLUMBUS, OH -- (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Laptop Guy, Inc. and The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, Columbus Affiliate, unite for the launch of the 'Caring Case Campaign' at the Polaris Fashion Place. The campaign, presented by The Laptop Guy, is a year long initiative designed to increase breast cancer awareness, promote registration for 'Race for the Cure,' and raise funds for the fight against breast cancer through the sale of laptop carrying cases designed specifically for women. The Susan G. Komen Foundation will receive 20% of the retail sale price of every Caring Case sold during the campaign and online at www.LaptopGuy.com.

World's Leading Jewelry Licenser to Create Must-Have Accessories for Rocawear
Wed, 23 Mar 2005, 08:42 EST — Edited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Lucas Design International (www.lucas-design.com), the worlds leading accessories licensing company, has partnered with Rocawear to elevate the premiere streetwear label to the next echelon in fashion.