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The latest updates from the accessories world

Parsons to Honor Reed Krakoff

Reed Krakoff

New York--Parsons The New School for Design has announced it will honor Reed Krakoff at its 63rd Annual  Fashion Benefit, held … [Read more...]

Syms 2Q Losses Widen Despite Sales Rise

Syms

Losses at cut-price apparel retailer Syms widened in its second quarter despite a healthy sales rise prompted by the company’s … [Read more...]

Stella & Jamie Launches Handbags

Stella & Jamie

Los Angeles--Leather jacket and apparel company Stella & jamie has launched a handbag line with the same edgy … [Read more...]

Shopbop Wins Social Media Popularity Contest

Shopbop Facebook page

If you're a fashion company on Facebook and Twitter, you probably monitor your number of fans and followers, respectively, so it's … [Read more...]

Back to School Bolsters Sept. Sales

Back to School

As parents bought back to school merchandise closer once again, September retail sales showed solid gains besting Wall Street’s … [Read more...]

Plans for new Gottchalks Chain Postponed Until 2011

Gottschalks by Joe Levy

Fresno, CA—Fans of the recently defunct Gottschalks department store had hopes that their favorite retailer would be returning to … [Read more...]

Sondra Roberts Adds Footwear to Growing Brand

Sondra Roberts

New York--Handbag company Sondra Roberts New York has launched footwear, adding another classification to its growing brand.In … [Read more...]

Fashion App Solicits Friend Feedback

Love It or Lose It app

Austin, Texas--For those who need instant fashion feedback and don't trust sales associates for unbiased opinions, this app's for … [Read more...]

NRF Predicts 2.3% Holiday Sales Increase

Holiday shopping mall

Washington–Following a ho-hum 2009 and a disastrous 2008 holiday seasons, retailers can expect to get more into the holiday spirit … [Read more...]

Pandora Shares Leap to $2.1 Billion at IPO Debut

Pandora bracelet

Copenhagen--Danish jeweler Pandora made a debut worth up to $2.1 billion in one of Europe's largest market listings this year, as … [Read more...]

Luxottica to License Coach & Reed Krakoff Eyewear

Coach ad

Lifestyle brand Coach and eyewear bigwig Luxottica are definitely seeing eye to eye.The two companies have teamed up for a … [Read more...]

Women-Only Hat Website Launches

Womens-Hats.com

Stockton, CA--Women who want to buy hats from the best milliners in the world now have a site dedicated solely to them: … [Read more...]