Industry News

The latest updates from the accessories world

New Fur Label Law Starts Friday

Under the new fur label law any accessories containing fur (except handbags) must be labeled

Washington— Friday, March 18, marks the first day that all garments, including accessories, that contain animal fur—no matter what … [Read more...]

CFDA Fashion Awards Announces 2011 Nominees & Honorees

CFDA logo

New York—Nothing celebrates American fashion like the CFDA Awards and the nominees and honorees have just been announced. Winners … [Read more...]

“LPLP BY Linea Pelle” Bows at Target

Linea Pelle's LPLP for Target

Los Angeles—Target shoppers are getting a dose of the good life, Southern California style. Linea Pelle, the handbag, belt and … [Read more...]

Fashion Industry Aids Japan Quake Victims

Fashion Industry Aids Japan Quake Victims

Tokyo—As the death toll mounts and radiation worries increase in Northern Japan today, fashion industry and retailers are joining … [Read more...]

Claire’s Makes Music with Lyrix Jewelry

Lyrix for Claire's

Los Angeles--“All you need is love”…and some interlocking bangles, rings and guitar pick jewelry with famous lyrics etched into … [Read more...]

Earnings Updates: LL Bean, Frederick’s of Hollywood, DSW, Family Dollar

LL Bean

 LL Bean Sales Rise After Two Year Slump Freeport, ME—After two years of sales declines, LL Bean reported Monday that its … [Read more...]

Tokyobay Launches Argent Women’s Jewelry Line

Tokyobay Launches Women’s Jewelry Line

San Francisco--TOKYObay, the retro-inspired fashion accessories brand, is taking its vintage aesthetic into its first high-end … [Read more...]

MAD Museum Exhibits Porcelain Jewelry Interpretations

MAD Museum Exhibits Porcelain Jewelry

New York—This isn’t your grandmother’s porcelain dishware."A Bit of Clay on the Skin: New Ceramic Jewelry," on view at the … [Read more...]

Harley-Davidson Launches Diva Collection

Harley-Davidson Launches Diva Collection

Somerville, NJ--If the image you have of the Harley-Davidson motorcycle rider is only of a man (or a woman riding behind a man on … [Read more...]

Mulberry Raises Profit Forecast Third Time

Mulberry's spring campaign photographed by Tim Walker

Somerset, England—For the third time in four months, Mulberry, the British luxury leathergoods company, raised its profit forecast … [Read more...]

20Tens, Dicks Cotton New Color Sunwear Collection

20tens sunglasses

New York—“Be happy. Live comfortably.”That’s the mantra over at Dicks Cotton, the sunglasses and hat company that serves those … [Read more...]

Commerce Dept: February Retail Sales Up 1%

Retail Sales

Washington—In the eighth straight monthly advance—and the largest gain since last October—the U.S. Commerce Department reported … [Read more...]