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The latest updates from the accessories world

Vera Bradley Rallies in Stock Debut

Vera Bradley

New York--Vera Bradley Inc. vaulted 47% in its stock market debut today, with price per share of its initial public offering … [Read more...]

Della Valle Becomes Saks Largest Shareholder

Diego Della Valle

Milan—Italian businessman Diego Della Valle, owner of footwear and accessories brand Tod’s, became the largest shareholder in Saks … [Read more...]

Sears Launches Knots of Love Charitable Jewelry Line

Knots of Love 14k ring with black and white diamonds

Hoffman Estates, IL—Sears announced this week the launch of the Knots of Love jewelry line, an exclusive new charitable jewelry … [Read more...]

Headwear Assocoation Names Inductees

Cameron Diaz

Chicago--The Headwear Association tips its hat yet again to those stars who help drive hat business.The association has … [Read more...]

Holiday Shoe Survey: Women Wants Boots

Boots

Springfield, MA--What do women want for this holiday season? Shoes, apparently. And what kind? Boots!This just in from If The … [Read more...]

Junior Line Jolt Launches Accessories with Concept One

Jolt Handbags

Los Angeles--Kellwood is getting a Jolt…of accessories that is.Kellwood, which owns the junior apparel line Jolt, has entered … [Read more...]

Bloomingdale’s Hosts Kooba Design Contest

Bloomingdale’s Hosts Kooba Design Contest

New York--Calling all Kooba fans and aspirational handbag designers!Submit a proposed Kooba handbag design sketch and you … [Read more...]

CPSC Urges Voluntary Cadmium Limits

CPSC

Washington—The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) said Tuesday that jewelry manufacturers, consumer groups and other … [Read more...]

Industry Rallies to Save NYC Garment Center

Industry Rallies to Save NYC Garment Center

New York--Politicians, designers, students, union workers and factory owners took to the streets of Manhattan Tuesday to fight for … [Read more...]

Carolina Amato Inks Jewelry License Deal

Carolina Amato' jewelry

New York – Carolina Amato, a leading maker of gloves, hats, scarves and other fashion accessories, is expanding into jewelry. The … [Read more...]

Bain: Luxurygoods Sales Recover This Year, Slow Down in 2011

Luxury Goods

Milan--The United States and Asia have been behind an unexpectedly strong recovery in luxury spending this year but sales are … [Read more...]

NRF: “Glimmers of Hope” Appear in Christmas Shoppers

NRF Logo

Washington–Though Americans are still operating with the recession in the back of their minds and many have fundamentally changed … [Read more...]