ACCESSORIES REPS TAKE THE SPOTLIGHT

As part of a continuing series, WWD meets the movers and shakers in the Mart. Here, an introduction to three accessories specialists.

Maureen Shinners
Showroom: 950
Principal: Maureen Shinners
Lines: Effex, Kirslis, Learsi, Roxanne Assoulin, Scarlett, Fahrenheit, Patricia Locke, Asil, Kate Hines, Dorian Webb, Geo Art, Simon Sebbag, Leslie Block

Judy, Judy, Judy
Showroom: 900
Principal: Judy King
Lines: King carries about 30 different accessories and small gift lines, including Bradley Levin, Sunday Bazaar, Margo, Banana Bob, John Michael Richardson.

Elayne Leshtz
Showroom: 960
Principal: Elayne Leshtz
Lines: About 20 different lines, including Anatoli, Crislu, Jenny Tee, Seasonal Whispers, Marjorie Baer, Elements, Glass Works, Judith Jack, Hue and Kaminsky.

"I'm a rep out of the Midwest. My customer doesn't take much nonsense--she likes to know what fashion is, but she also likes to know its relevance...
She's looking for what's new, what's in and can relate to her market."
--Maureen Shinners

"Our customer base is moderate to better. We really like the lines we represent. We enjoy them, we believe in them, they really perform well and our customers keep coming back."
--Elayne Leshtz

"I try to be very with-it, but realizing this is the Midwest. My lines appeal to everything from a gift shop to an ultra-designer boutique. We're open every day, and we're always busy."
--Judy King

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