Features

In-depth articles published in Accessories magazine.

BaselWorld: Sparkle Plenty

Stephen Webster crystal haze black opal 18K pendant

Luxury may be back but jewelry designers and watchmakers are keeping an eye on the bottom line. Jeff Prine ticks offAs the … [Read more...]

How I Did It! Accessories Network Group

Abe Chehebar, founder, president and CEP of Accessories Network Group

From multi-brand licensee to multi-brand owner, Accessory Network Group goes into acquisition mode.As far as handbags and … [Read more...]

How I did It! Crimzon Rose

Crimzon Rose’s Felix Porcaro

Felix Porcaro’s Crimzon Rose has expanded into an industry giant, servicing retailers’ growing private brand needs and adding … [Read more...]

A Generation Gap?

Consumerology: the wheel of engagement for today's consumer

While accessories benefitted from a return to discretionary spending, Marshal Cohen of The NPD Group, Inc. cautions that future … [Read more...]

2011 Retail Rising Star: Charming Charlie

Charming Charlie

The all-accessories retailer has exploded on the scene, opening almost 100 stores since 2004 with 65 more planned this … [Read more...]

Accessories Census 2010

Accessories Census Report: 2011 projected Sales

Statistics from the retail and consumer community are clear: the U.S. recovery may be inching up but the accessories industry is … [Read more...]

How I Did It! Sondra Roberts

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From department to specialty stores, shoe stores, bridal shops and yoga centers, Sondra Roberts will have a lot of guests if it … [Read more...]

How I Did It! Buxton

1966 “Flower Girl” ad

With a century of innovations to its name, Buxton continues to accessorize women’s ever-changing roles.When you think about … [Read more...]

Color Theory: Opposite Attraction

Complementary Colors Found in Nature

As the economy recovers and consumers return to shopping, Pantone forecasts the rise of complementary colors in 2011 and … [Read more...]

The New Mobile Economy

Gucci updates fans with its iPhone app

As American consumers adopt hand-held shopping, are retailers all thumbs when it comes to “m-commerce?” Jeff Prine … [Read more...]

Style & Substance: Ivanka Trump

Ivanka Trump in a diamond necklace from her fine jewelry collection.

Ivanka Trump, scion of ‘The Donald,’ proves she’s no apprentice when it comes to fashion as the bright, young business executive … [Read more...]

BaselWorld: Sparkling at the End of the Tunnel

Ruthenium silver and gemstone pendant from Rodney Rayner

Facing a more austere consumer, the world’s leading jewelry and watch brands aim for forward-fashion styling while keeping … [Read more...]