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Will Leathergoods: the Official Bag of the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival

Official tote of the Tribeca Film Festival

Eugene, OR and New York–As attendees rush around Manhattan starting April 20 to see the latest movies that are part of the Tribeca … [Read more...]

Merchandise Miss Leads Christopher & Banks to Q4 Loss

Christopher & Banks

Plymouth, MN--Christopher & Banks reported Thursday a fourth-quarter loss of $16.7 million, or 47 cents per share, which was … [Read more...]

Happy Hour Watch Opens Beer Bottles

Happy Hour Bottoms Up watch

San Diego--We have three folders to file this one under: “Why didn’t we think of this?” “Why weren’t we invited to the … [Read more...]

Urban Outfitters’ Global President Leaves

Urban Outfitters storefront

Philadelphia--Shares of Urban Outfitters slumped 3% this morning upon news that Stephen Murray, global president of the Urban … [Read more...]

Alex Woo’s African Cats Pendant to Aid African Wildlife Foundation

Alex Woo African Cats jewelry line

New York--Jewelry designer Alex Woo is best known for her little charms featuring little numbers, little letters and little … [Read more...]

Bulgari to Introduce Serpenti Leathergoods

Bulgari's Serpenti handbag collection

Rome—While much of the news recently about Bulgari has centered on how crucial its jewelry and watch business will be to its new … [Read more...]

House of Harlow 1960 Launches Handbags

House of Harlow minaudieres

Los Angeles--Nicole Richie might be busy with her two kids, but she’s got another baby due this fall: House of Harlow 1960’s first … [Read more...]

UK Accessories Brand L.K. Bennett Comes Stateside; Opens First Store

L.K. Bennett

London--The British are coming! The British are coming! Actually, they’ve already arrived. “Accessible luxury” British … [Read more...]

Eyebobs Gets a Scoop on Katie Couric (Her Eyewear, That Is)

Katie Couric

New York—Eyebobs has a scoop on CBS News anchor Katie Couric. But it doesn’t have to do the persistent rumors this week that the … [Read more...]

Artist Wins John Hardy Design Award Including Trip to Bali

Winning sketch by Taehun Lee whose design will be incorporated into the back grill work on a John Hardy recycled silver bracelet

New York—A drawing of a nymph crouching among bamboo shoots got one talented New York Academy of Art alumni a once in a lifetime … [Read more...]

The Headwear Assoc Inducts New Hall of Famers

Headwear Association 2011 Inductees

New York--If there’s one accessories classification that’s almost completely celebrity driven, it’s hats. From stylish … [Read more...]

Commerce Dept: March Retail Rises on Fuel, Food Costs

Commerce Dept: March Retail Rises on Fuel and Food Costs

Washington—Retail sales rose again in March, marking the tenth consecutive month of increases; however, most of the increase could … [Read more...]