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The latest updates from the accessories world

Badgley Mischka Eyewear Receives “Best New Product” Accolade

Ines sunglasses

New York—Badgley Mischka gets plenty of notice on the runways, now the designer brand is getting noticed for its eyewear as well. … [Read more...]

Item of the Day

Necklace Saver

Sometimes it does feel like we’re tied into knots. And it’s not just nerves that are doing it either. Ever noticed that no matter … [Read more...]

R.G. Barry Adds Sourcing Capability to Its Handbag Business

One of baggallini's spring looks

Pickerington, OH—R.G. Barry Corp. has integrated its former China-based sourcing agent into its baggallini division, the company … [Read more...]

Shoe Carnival Q4 Weak Despite Record 2012 Sales, Profits

April should be a better month for shoe sales, says Shoe Carnival CEO.

Evansville, IN—Despite a dive in its fourth quarter sales, Shoe Carnival reported Monday that its full year set record sales and … [Read more...]

Lands’ End Supplies Totes for White House Easter Egg Roll


Washington—Participants in the 2013 Easter Egg Roll, which took place today on the South Lawn of the White House, had some special … [Read more...]

Japanese Man Charged with Attempted Murder by Shoe


Shizuoka, Japan—Here’s a new twist on deviousness: Japan Times reports that a man whose romantic overtures were spurned by a … [Read more...]

The Next Generation: Pratt Exhibits Senior Design Students Jewelry Creations

Brooch by Jenna Pierson. (Photography: Stephen Wilson)

Brooklyn—What could fashion jewelry design look like in the next decade? Get a glimpse of future talent this week when Pratt … [Read more...]

Swiss Watchmaker Sponsors National Dance Awards April 5, 6

Bruno Tonioli, judge on ABC's "Dancing with the Stars," will be honorary judge this Friday and Saturday at the National DanceSport Championships, which is sponsored by Ernest Borel watches.

Noirmont, Switzerland—Time may fly but this week time is going to be doing the waltz, quick step and other ballroom dances thanks … [Read more...]

Restricted Substances: The Latest Updates for the Fashion Industry

Restricted Substances List

Arlington, VA—Concerns about what chemicals and substances being used along the supply line in accessories, apparel and footwear … [Read more...]

Fox TV Online Shops: Buy What Your Favorite Characters Wear

"New Girl"

Century City, CA–In an effort to get viewers not only to watch their favorite TV show but shop to look like their favorite … [Read more...]

Finish Line Has Q4 Sales Miss, But Optimistic on New Year

New colorways of Nike Roshe Runs at Finish Line

Indianapolis—Though hampered by the weakest growth it has reported in more than three years, Finish Line reported Thursday that it … [Read more...]

Adlens Offers Adjustable Rx Vision

john lennon glasses

Oxford, England--Rock-n-roll legend John Lennon is an icon in many ways—for his music, his advocacy for peace and love and his … [Read more...]