day three. nyigf.

The word on the street — that is, the aisles here at the show — is business is picking up. All the showrooms are claiming they are seeing better sales and positive attitudes than the January show. Well, I certainly did my part to contribute to the upswing! Hopefully the fall will bring the same kind of changes to Michigan….

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nyc gift show: day two

Whew. Day two. Tired. Sore feet. Blurry eyed. Aisle upon aisle of STUFF: leather purses, faux leather purses, canvas purses, recycled water bottle purses, bicycle tire wallets, xmas ornaments, towels, wind-up toys, jewelry, eye glasses, pillows, pajamas, shopping bags, candles, halloween decorations, night lights, wind chimes, scarves, slippers, candy, more jewelry and purses, books….all that and much more. That’s the…

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new york gift show: day one

I could just go home tomorrow. I found so much fabulous new jewelry, charms, and homegoods today, I could just call it a day! But….no….there’s lots more territory to conquer! I haven’t seen Highway or Baggallini, or Maruca yet! But let me share some of what I found today for you: Amy Peters from Avila Beach, CA makes sterling silver…

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chicago: score!

Oh yeah baby! I found great new items to add to your closets! (lousy pictures, sorry…lighting at the show was less than perfect.) brand new melie bianco bags. long-sleeve burnout t’s at a price you’re gonna luv. caps! soooo cute! cotton tunics that are going to work fabulously with all the leggings I found: black, brown, and blue denim; patterned…

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it’s trade-show season.

I know it’s just august. the cicada’s finally appeared today with our hotter and more humid summer weather. but for me, this time of year means it’s off to chicago and new york and las vegas to find new treaures for you, my heavenly metal fans, to add to your treasure chests! this weekend I go to chicago for stylemax,…

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