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The latest updates from the accessories world

Christian Siriano to Expand Label for Payless

Christian Siriano

New York—For fans of Lifetime TV’s “Project Runway” this news is simply fierce!Christian Siriano, the 24-year-old designer who … [Read more...]

Fashion Icon Iris Apfel Launches Jewelry Collection

Iris Apfel necklace from her latest collection

Dedham, MA—The self-described “geriatric starlet” fashion icon Iris Arpfel is ready to make her debut—in a namesake jewelry … [Read more...]

Neiman Marcus Unveils Last Call Studio Concept

Neiman Marcus Unveils Last Call Studio Concept

Dallas—Off-price retailing and timed “flash sales” for upscale brands is all the rage and Neiman Marcus wants a bigger … [Read more...]

Todd Reed Wins AGTA Spectrum Awards “Best in Show”

Todd Reed's cuff wins Best in Show

New York--Gems sparkled and glistened in the sunshine as the winners of the annual AGTA Spectrum Awards (plus hundreds of … [Read more...]

Stocks Rise as LVMH Takes Stake in Hermes

Hermes

Paris—Stock prices for both LVMH and Hermès rose today after the surprise announcement this weekend that LVMH spent $2.2 billion … [Read more...]

Limited Brands Projects Biggest Growth Rate Overseas

Limited Brand's Victoria's Secret

Columbus, OH--Limited Brands sees its future and much of it is overseas.Limited Brands (LTD), which owns Victoria's Secret, … [Read more...]

Mykita Unveils New High-Tech Eyewear Material

Mykita sunwear collaboration with Bernhard Willhelm

Berlin--Funky eyewear just got a bit more cutting edge.Already known for its cutting-edge eyewear frame materials and … [Read more...]

HSN to Add Mobile Commerce Team

HSN logo

New York—HSN reported last week that it plans to beef up its mobile commerce (or m-commerce) abilities to differentiate itself … [Read more...]

Zappos Launches iPad App

Zappos ipad

Online footwear retailer Zappos launched its first mobile shopping application for the popular iPad tablet computer. The company … [Read more...]

American Watch Association Elects New Officers

AWA

Washington--The American Watch Association, an industry trade organization, has elected its new officers.Elected officers for … [Read more...]

Burlington Coat to Pay $10 Million to Settle Fendi Suit

Burlington Coat

New York—Burlington Coat Factory’s wallet will be more than $10 million lighter due to settlement with Fendi, which sued the … [Read more...]

Macy’s Jumps into Fast-Fashion Arena

Sketch from Kinder Aggugini's upcoming collection for Macy's

New York--Macy's is definitely acting on "Impulse."The mega department store retailer is jumping on the designer collaboration … [Read more...]