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The latest updates from the accessories world

EZ Textiles Launches Online Design Library

EX Textiles Design Library

What is claimed to be the world's largest online library of production-ready digital textile designs for the fashion and textile … [Read more...]

‘Sex and the City 2′ Jewelry Spurs Trends Galore

5-carat black diamond designed by Itay Malkin

 “Sex and the City 2” doesn’t disappoint its fashionable fans. The film’s jewelry shows quite the range, from … [Read more...]

Paige Novick Launches Handbag Capsule Collection Around Helmut Cuff

The Helmut tote and cuff that inspired it

New York—It’s not every day that a handbag collection is designed around a single jewelry item, but that was the case for Paige … [Read more...]

Amazon to Relaunch Apparel and Footwear Biz

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The world's largest online retailer, Amazon, is to relaunch its clothing and footwear business. According to reports in the UK's … [Read more...]

Burlington Coat Factory Swings to 1st Quarter Profit

Burlington Coat Factory

Burlington, NJ--Burlington Coat Factory is the latest discount retailer to show a strong rebound in sales. The store reported … [Read more...]

Tommy Hilfiger to Bring Handbags In House in Europe

Tommy Hilfiger

New York—Tommy Hilfiger, a division Phillips-Van Heusen Corp., announced today that it will bring its European handbag and small … [Read more...]

The V&A’s Hit Show ‘The Golden Age of Couture’ Makes its U.S. Debut

Evening Shoes by Roger Vivier for Dior.

Nashville—The Victoria & Albert Museum’s acclaimed exhibition “The Golden Age of Couture: Paris and London 1947–1957” which … [Read more...]

Limited Sells Stake in Namesake Chain for $32 Million

The Limited

Columbus,OH--Limited Brands has sold its remaining 25% stake in Limited Stores LLC, which operates The Limited retail locations … [Read more...]

Convicted Fake Handbag Traffickers Face Millions in Fines

Counterfeit Bags

Richmond,VA--The two recently convicted ringleaders of one the largest counterfeit designer handbag operations in history are … [Read more...]

Kohl’s Signs Aldo for Shoe Exclusives

Kohl's

Menomenee Falls, WI—Kohl’s and footwear brand Aldo International announced today a multi-year deal where Aldo will design and … [Read more...]

Amazon Tops America’s Healthiest Retailer List

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New York—For the second year in a row, Amazon.com was ranked the healthiest retailers in America in the 2009-2010 Retailer Health … [Read more...]

Sideout Brand Expands with New Accessories Licenses

Sideout

Van Nuys, CA—Cherokee Inc. hopes to spike its Sideout Sport brand into a broader retail distribution with the announcement this … [Read more...]