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The latest updates from the accessories world

R. G. Barry Q1 Profits Surge, Helped by Early Slipper Deliveries

Dearfoams slippers

Pickerington, OH—R.G. Barry Corp. reported today said that its first quarter 2011 net sales and profits were buoyed by early … [Read more...]

WSL: Fewer People to Avoid Holiday Shopping

Holiday Shopping

  New York—Is there hope for the holidays? Yes, but it requires an attitude adjustment on the part of the … [Read more...]

Hermes Lifts Full-Year After 31% Q3 Sales Increase

Hermes window

Paris—Hermès continues to make news in luxury retailing and this time it’s not just about the recent fight over LVMH’s “hostile” … [Read more...]

MAD Museum Explores Africa’s Impact on Art and Design

Mad Museum explores Africa's Impact on Art and Design

New York--When Gwen Stefani sent models at her Spring L.A.M.B. show decked out in African fabrics and scarf head wraps, it became … [Read more...]

Website ‘Wigs Out’ on Apparel, Accessories


When they want to avoid a “bad hair” day, African-American women have for years turned to, a leading online source for … [Read more...]

Fossil Q3 Income Nearly Doubles, Raises Forecast


Richardson, TX— Fossil Inc. said today its third-quarter net income nearly doubled as sales surged in watches and gross margins … [Read more...]

Monet Launches Consumer Website

Founded in 1929, Monet introduces its latest "door"

New York—One of the most venerable names in U.S. fashion jewelry is now available online in addition to its department store … [Read more...]

Bergdorf Goodman Hosts Polyvore Window Display Competition

Bergdorf Goodman Polyvore Window Display Challenge

New York--Think you can design a better holiday window than Bergdorf Goodman’s unbelievable window designer David Hoey? Yeah, good … [Read more...]

‘The Little Prince’ Inspires Furla’s Talent Hub

Furla's "The Little Prince" Collection

New York—Leitmotiv noun. A guiding melody, recurring musical theme associated with a character, emotion, place or … [Read more...]

Swarovski Launches Sunwear with Marcolin

Swarovski sunwear by Marcolin

New York--Swarovski crystals have adorned many an accessory, but this is the first time they have inspired an entire … [Read more...]

Adidas Unveils Plan to Overtake Nike

Jane Lynch

  Dusseldorf--The No. 2 in sports brands is hoping for a first place finish soon. Adidas Group has unveiled a … [Read more...]

Lindsay Lohan’s Handbags Make Debut

Lindsay Lohan's Handbag Collection

Los Angeles—Apparel? Check. Legwear? Check. Handbags? Check. A welcome distraction from rehab and the tabloids? Check. Lindsay … [Read more...]