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The latest updates from the accessories world

AAFA Re-States Support for TTP and Berry Amendment

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American Apparel & Footwear Association President and CEO Rick Helfenbein today re-stated AAFA's strong support for timely … [Read more...]

Deckers Names New Prez of Fashion Lifestyle

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Deckers Brands, a global leader in designing, marketing and distributing innovative footwear, apparel and accessories, has tapped … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Jean-Michele Cazabat

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I think it's safe to say: We (heart) these shoes!Comprised of suede hearts pieced together in a lovable patchwork, these … [Read more...]

UBM Acquires BJI Fashion Group in Move to Unify Markets

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As of today, Accessories Magazine is now part of the world's largest "pure play" B2B events company in the world.U.K.-based … [Read more...]

Coachella Trend Watch: All About the Choker (and the Bandana)

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"I think chokers are the new flower crowns," said Taylor Swift on Instagram to the sound of 1.3 million fingers tapping … [Read more...]

Shop For a Cause: Rafe New York x ARK

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Here's a sales pitch (with a heart): shop now, get a Fall 2016 bag in advance of this Summer and help kids go to school. Sounds … [Read more...]

More Store Closings for Sears Holdings

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Sears Holdings is closing 78 stores (68 Kmart and 10 Sears stores) this summer.In February, the company said that it would … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: RIP Prince

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We're all crying purple tears today as the news spread over the sudden and tragic death of musician Prince at the tender age of … [Read more...]

How to Combat Amazon (Yes, for Real!)

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While it’s common to call Amazon the 800-pound gorilla of the e-commerce world, if anything that underemphasizes its scale, reach, … [Read more...]

In the Market: What’s In Store for Henri Bendel for Fall ’16

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Henri Bendel held its editor preview today to show off what's coming for Fall 2016. In recent years, Bendel's had shifted from a … [Read more...]

Reed Krakoff’s REED for Kohl’s Hits Stores Today

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Announced last November, the much anticipated REED apparel and handbag collection by acclaimed designer Reed Krakoff is making … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Kipling’s ‘Sophisticated’ Styles; Eco-Friendly Line

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Even women’s accessories have to aesthetically “grow up” somehow—and this is a business strategy that Kipling has in mind … [Read more...]