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The latest updates from the accessories world

Macy’s Kicks Off Back to School Season

Kelly Osbourne is the "face" of Material Girl in Macy's fall ad campaign.

New York--Macy's is hoping more classifications among its exclusive its brands will garner it a greater share of this year's back … [Read more...]

Jewelry Site Lets Consumers Allocate Charity Proceeds

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Los Angeles— Imagine every time you bought a piece of jewelry, a hefty percentage of the purchase price went directly to a worthy … [Read more...]

Hermes Lifts Forecast as Half Year Sales Climb

Gains in sales of scarves and other accessories helped boost second quarter sales

Paris—Reporting that its second quarter sales increased 22%, Hermès raised today its second half forecast, predicting sales … [Read more...]

JUNKS Tokyo/Japan Makes U.S. Debut

JUNKS Tokyo/Japan Spring/Summer 2012 Collection

Los Angeles— Designer Takashi Endo shows rock and roll is here to stay with the U.S. debut of his premium clothing and accessories … [Read more...]

Project Have Hope Features Contemporary Ugandan Accessories

Project Have Hope recycled paper bangles from Uganda

Malden, Mass.—Who doesn’t want to support an organization that has the word hope in its name?Project Have Hope is a fair trade … [Read more...]

FAB Gets Some Mojo for Back to School

Mojo Mr. Peterson Backpack

New York--Listen up, class! As you gear up for back to school season, we thought we would share FAB|Starpoint’s new brand of … [Read more...]

Best Luxury Websites? Bally, Chanel, Tory Burch Top List

Bally Fall Ad Campaign

New York—Bally topped the list of best overall website in a survey of affluent consumers’ preferences in luxury websites.In … [Read more...]

First Fashion Campus NYC Draws Tomorrow’s Fashion Talent

Simon Collins, dean of the School of Fashion at Parsons with Parsons Alumnus Derek Lam

New York—Want to make it in fashion in the big city? It doesn’t hurt to build your connections… and to start early.Nearly 200 … [Read more...]

NPD: Back to School Sales To Focus On Value

Back to School Sales

Port Washington, NY–Cautious consumers say they plan to spend as much as they did last year on back to school merchandise, but … [Read more...]

Jen Groover Launches Collapsible Luggage

Jen Groover Collapsible Pullman Luggage

Entrepreneur Jen Groover, known for her compartmentalized Butler Bags, has created a line of collapsible luggage. Her current … [Read more...]

Very Pashmina: ‘The Zappos of Scarves’?

VeryPashmina.com Homepage

 Chicago—With its hundreds of styles and easy to use features, it’s easy to get wrapped up in Very Pashmina.The … [Read more...]

Commerce Department: June Sales Flat

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Washington—In what has been called the “poorest performance” since July 2010, total sales at U.S. retailers rose only 0.1% to … [Read more...]