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The latest updates from the accessories world

Vintage Jewelry Design Book Offers Inspiration

Vintage Jewelry Design book cover

New York--Do you know your Trifari from your Tiffany? How about your Art Deco from your Art Nouveau? As fashion cycles through … [Read more...]

Lululemon Reports Better Than Expected Q1 Results

Lululemon logo

Vancouver—Lululemon reported today better-than-expected quarterly results on its online and in-store sales strengthened. As a … [Read more...]

Toms Takes its One for One Concept Into Eyewear

TOMS eyewear

Santa Monica, CA–TOMS hope to do for eyewear what the company has done for footwear. By launching its second line, TOMS Eyewear, … [Read more...]

Badgley Mischka Launches Mark & James Handbags

Patterned faux fur and casual leathers offer various looks

New York--Not all women can afford an elegantly crafted evening gown by Mark Badgley and James Mischka, but they can certainly … [Read more...]

J. Crew Posts Q1 Loss on Buyout Costs, Markdowns

J. Crew sign and logo

New York—J. Crew Group swung to a first quarter loss related to its acquisition in March and increases promotions and markdowns, … [Read more...]

M. London Launches Chinese Laundry

Chinese Laundry fall style

New York—Chinese Laundry handbags are now manufactured under license with M. London, a handbag company celebrating its 20th year … [Read more...] Focuses on Unique, Indie Accessories

Bird's nest ring by K Turn Around Jewelry by Kimberly Edwards

New York--Need to get your Gaga on? Check out Sense of Fashion--a new website selling distinctive apparel and accessories directly … [Read more...]

NRF: Father’s Day Sales Play Catch Up This Year

Father's Day

Washington–While moms continue to get a lion’s share of gifts in honor of Mother’s Day, the National Retail Federation (NRF) … [Read more...]

Dorfman Pacific Signs Deal with Etsis Sun Hats


Stockton, CA--Yes, floppy sun hats are all the rage, but Dorfman Pacific’s new ETSIS line takes sun coverage a few steps further … [Read more...]

Talbots Returns to Q1 Profit


Hingham, MA--Talbots Inc. reported today a return to profit in its first quarter due to improved costs and interest expense more … [Read more...]

Acquisition Rumors Erupt in Luxurygoods Sector

LVMH logo

Paris—European stock and retail analysts have been aflutter this week with speculation about LVMH possibly increasing its stake in … [Read more...]

ABC Home to Host Ugandan Bead Artists

ABC Home Ugandan Artists

New York--We’ve all heard a lot about Fair Trade merchandise, where women from impoverished countries are employed to utilize … [Read more...]