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Special Report: Fine Jewelry Vs. Costume Jewelry

Is one really better than the other? Read on and tell us which side you're on.
Jewelry has always been linked to class and sophistication, but the landscape has totally changed along the way. What used to be regarded as something that’s meant for royals and elites has evolved to various (and more affordable) media, thus blurring the

Pefta Update Part 1: Going Global

Take a peek into the design careers of former PEFTA finalists.
Preview Emerging Fashion Talent Awards, or what we affectionately call PEFTA, was launched in 2010 with a vision to help jumpstart the design careers of fashion students and newbie designers. Every year, a new breed of designers—carefully chosen by Preview editors—are given the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity

Pefta 2012 Q&a: Yekky Balingit

Find out more about the sole accessory designer in this year's PEFTA roll call.
How do you feel about being on the PEFTA list this year?Overwhelmed. Happy. Speechless. It was a dream and it came true. I've never imagine myself to be part of the list but I'm more than grateful for the recognition Preview has

Designer Spotlight: Yekky Balingit

The designer behind Miadore works with acrylic for summer's sharpest, freshest accessories.
The florid days of heavy baroque accessorizing is finally done, thank goodness. Or at least it's on hiatus this summer, if Yekky Balingit would have his way. The designer behind accessory label Miadore is pulling himself away from the arena of ornate