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Project Have Hope Features Contemporary Ugandan Accessories

Project Have Hope recycled paper bangles from Uganda

Malden, Mass.—Who doesn’t want to support an organization that has the word hope in its name?Project Have Hope is a fair trade … [Read more...]

FAB Gets Some Mojo for Back to School

Mojo Mr. Peterson Backpack

New York--Listen up, class! As you gear up for back to school season, we thought we would share FAB|Starpoint’s new brand of … [Read more...]

Best Luxury Websites? Bally, Chanel, Tory Burch Top List

Bally Fall Ad Campaign

New York—Bally topped the list of best overall website in a survey of affluent consumers’ preferences in luxury websites.In … [Read more...]

First Fashion Campus NYC Draws Tomorrow’s Fashion Talent

Simon Collins, dean of the School of Fashion at Parsons with Parsons Alumnus Derek Lam

New York—Want to make it in fashion in the big city? It doesn’t hurt to build your connections… and to start early.Nearly 200 … [Read more...]

NPD: Back to School Sales To Focus On Value

Back to School Sales

Port Washington, NY–Cautious consumers say they plan to spend as much as they did last year on back to school merchandise, but … [Read more...]

Jen Groover Launches Collapsible Luggage

Jen Groover Collapsible Pullman Luggage

Entrepreneur Jen Groover, known for her compartmentalized Butler Bags, has created a line of collapsible luggage. Her current … [Read more...]

Very Pashmina: ‘The Zappos of Scarves’? Homepage

 Chicago—With its hundreds of styles and easy to use features, it’s easy to get wrapped up in Very Pashmina.The … [Read more...]

Commerce Department: June Sales Flat


Washington—In what has been called the “poorest performance” since July 2010, total sales at U.S. retailers rose only 0.1% to … [Read more...]

Charisma Tag: Charm for Silicone Wristbands

Charisma Tag

Erlanger, KY—From Livestrong to relief efforts for the Japan earthquake, colorful silicone bracelets have become not only a … [Read more...]

Foster Grant Launches Mobile App

Foster Grant Pocket Mirror App

Smithfield, RI--Foster Grant is going mobile with parent company and leading eyewear designer and marketer FGX International with … [Read more...]

Mother/Daughter Duo Launch Lovestrength

Indio Belt

Los Angeles--Mother-daughter duo Deborah Cappellazo and Wendy Wiltsey recently debuted their own accessories brand, lovestrength, … [Read more...]

Submit Your Eyewear Designs to Polaroid’s Design Competition

Polaroid Design Competition

Zurich--We’ve got our eye on a design competition that you might want to give a try.Submit your sketches or prototypes to … [Read more...]