Echo at 90

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Overview

After nine decades, the company that started with a scarf has remained a force in accessories and branched into numerous categories.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Theresa and Edgar with daughter Dorothy at age seven.

Hats, Gloves and More

Echo Design Group’s Colorful Past

Highlights from the company’s nine-decade history.

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Steven and Lynn Roberts

Hats, Gloves and More

Making the Lifestyle Jump at Echo

The team looks to preserve the family-run brand’s 90-year heritage while it builds for the future.

clock September 23, 2013Alexandra Steigrad

Dorothy Roberts in the Echo showroom.

Human Resources

Q&A With Echo’s Dorothy ‘Dot’ Roberts

The 84-year-old continues to be a force in the company her parents founded.

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Leslie Dessner and Meg Roberts

Handbags

The Creative Minds Behind Echo’s Designs

Leslie Dessner and Meg Roberts, creative director and design director for home and handbags, respectively, are key players in the company’s creative direction.

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Molly Sims collaborated with Echo on a scarf designed to benefit the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund in 2003.

Hats, Gloves and More

Echo’s Legacy of Philanthropy

Giving and participating in charitable endeavors has been a theme throughout the company’s history.

clock September 23, 2013Rosemary Feitelberg

From Left: Echo’s Regatta pareo worn as cover-up; Cozumel medallion string bottom; hemp fedora; Serape stripe oversize square worn as cover-up; Surf Board City scarf worn as sarong; string bikini bottom; eyelet bucket hat.

Ready To Wear

A Sea of Prints: Color and Pattern at Echo

Echo continues to build a lifestyle brand, growing from scarves to other accessories like handbags, beachwear and home goods.

clock September 23, 2013Roxanne Robinson

Essentialist

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