Industry News

The latest updates from the accessories world

Nina Launches Miss Trish with Veteran Designer Trish Carroll

All aboard: designer Trish Carroll inside her luxe mobile pop up showroom. Below right: Miss Trish mobile showroom

New York—A jet-set mentality is landing at Nina Footwear, which this week introduces its latest brand: Miss Trish designed by … [Read more...]

DSW Launches Mobile Site, Adds Kids Shoes

DSW Kids

Columbus, OH—Footwear is a major back to school opportunity category this year, a fact not missed at DSW, a leading branded … [Read more...]

Echo Design Group Launches Handbags

Echo's new handbag line

New York--Known for its scarves, fashion accessories and coldweather merchandise for decades, Echo Design Group has been slowly … [Read more...]

Carol Alt Launches Jewelry

Supermodel Carol Alt

New York--Supermodel, author and European Emmy Award winning actress Carol Alt has launched "True Harmony by Carol Alt," a line of … [Read more...]

Steve Madden Posts Q2 Income, Sales Beating Expectations

Steven Madden

Long Island City, NY--Steven Madden, Ltd. reported today that its second quarter profit rose more than 20% thanks to higher … [Read more...]

Coach Posts Q4 Income Rise, but Margins Falter

Gwyneth Paltrow, the face for Coach in its Fall ad campaign

New York--Coach Inc. posted today a 3.6% increase in its fourth quarter earnings on the back of continued sales growth as more of … [Read more...]

ACE Awards: Philip Treacy to Receive Designer of the Year

Milliner Philip Treacy in his studio.

New York—We all know that accessories make the woman, and the Accessories Council’s 15th Annual 2011 Accessories Council … [Read more...]

Judith Leiber Names New Creative Director

Judith Leiber minaudieres

New York—As part of its brand expansion, Judith Leiber, LLC has named Jana Matheson to creative director.Matheson will oversee … [Read more...]

AAFA Supports Affordable Footwear Act

AAFA Logo

Arlington, VA—New proposed federal legislation would eliminate tariffs on about 60% of the footwear important into the United … [Read more...]

Cache Q2 Profit Triples on Higher Sales

Cache

New York--Cache more than tripled its second quarter profit thanks to higher sales and an increase in regular price selling, the … [Read more...]

Miriam Haskell Launches Decades Collaboration

Miriam Haskell for Decades

New York—Here’s a riddle: When is the jewelry at vintage retailer Decades brand new? When it’s a collaboration with a major … [Read more...]

PPR Half Year Profit Jumps as Gucci, YSL Demand Increases

Fall ad from Gucci, a stellar performance for PPR

Paris—Sales in its Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent helped PPR beat sales forecasts in its half year report. The luxurygoods group … [Read more...]