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The latest updates from the accessories world

Gilt Groupe to Sell “Mad Men” Collection

Banana Republic launches the full collection in its own stores on August 11.

New York--Maddicts will have their first opportunity to buy apparel and accessories inspired by their favorite 1960s-era … [Read more...]

App Offers Virtual Window Shopping

Snapette screen shot

For women who want to know about hip accessories being sold around the corner... or around the world, this app's for … [Read more...]

A.B.S. by Allen Schwartz Launches Watches

The Lyon style by A.B.S. by Allen Schwartz

Los Angeles—A.B.S. by Allen Schwartz is known for its "affordable luxury" red carpet-inspired fashions, translated down for mere … [Read more...]

Back to School Surveys: Retail Sales May Be Flat

Back to School 2011 Retail Sales

Washington–While major retailers are already touting their latest back to school offerings through advertising and social media, … [Read more...]

Bag Borrow or Steal is Back… in Name

Bag Borrow or Steal

Seattle--What’s in a name? Plenty, according to Bag Borrow or Steal.The designer accessories rental company, which was … [Read more...]

Price Rises Help HanesBrands Top Q2 Forecasts

HanesBrands Headquarters

Winston-Salem, NC—Strong growth in its outerwear and international business has helped HanesBrands to a 1.6% rise in second … [Read more...]

Christian Louboutin Seeing Red Over Footwear Soles

Signature red soles on Christian Louboutin shoes

New York--Christian Louboutin is seeing red over soles on footwear competitors such as Yves Saint Laurent (YSL) and Christian … [Read more...]

Haskell Jewels Acquires Robert Lee Morris

Robert Lee Morris

New York–Haskell Jewels continues its aggressive growth and acquisition mode.The fashion jewelry giant just made "official" … [Read more...]

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

CrushCrush Couture Homepage

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...]