Features

In-depth articles published in Accessories magazine.

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...]

How I Did It! Izzi Bag

Anne Agoren, owner of UK-based Izzi Bag

Tweeting her way to success. Anne Agoren, owner of UK-based Izzi Bag, shows how to build a brand over Twitter.Here’s a story a … [Read more...]

How I Did It! Li&Leung Design Group

Lisa Nunziata

A pair of handbag veterans team up with musician Carlos Santana and discover a new handbag niche.Lisa Nunziata and Andrew … [Read more...]

10 Minutes with… Nine West

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Nine West’s creative director, Fred Allard,  sees the ‘new retail economy’ and changing consumer attitudes as a … [Read more...]

Accessories Census 2009

2010 Projected market share chart; 2009 Accessories Census

Statistics from the retail and consumer community provide clear insights into the accessories industry  Retailing is a … [Read more...]

Forecast 2010 & Beyond: Indicators of New Directions

MARSHAL COHEN

Market analysts predict a very different retail landscape 2010 is looking up to be a pivotal year, one that many retail analyst … [Read more...]