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The latest updates from the accessories world

HBO Premieres Gangster Chic with Prohibition-Era Show

HBO's Boardwalk Empire

"Boardwalk Empire," HBO's big-production period series set in Prohibition-era Atlantic City, might just have you grabbing … [Read more...]

‘Project Runway’ Features Hat Challenge

The winning fashion design by Michael C.

New York--After seasons of screaming at the television set, "Project Runway" finally answered our call for an accessories-only … [Read more...]

Fasa Sets 2011 Market Dates; Replaces March with Feb

2011 calendar

New York—FASA together with Accessories Magazine have announced the New York Market Dates for 2011. Dates are as follows: • … [Read more...]

Aeropostale Posts 21% Profit Rise

Aeropostale

New York--Aeropostale saw its profits grow on the back of sales increases during the second quarter meeting expectations, but … [Read more...]

Nina Shoes Launches Handbags

Nina Shoes

New York—Nina Shoes, one of the leading makers of special occasion footwear, is launching its own handbag collection slated to … [Read more...]

Payless Launches Isabel Toledo and Colette Paris

Payless Launches Isabel Toledo and Colette Paris

Topeka, KA---Payless ShoeSource plans to roll out its latest capsule designer collection of footwear and handbags by Isabel Toledo … [Read more...]

Madonna in Trademark Battle Over Macy’s ‘Material Girl’ Line

Madonna in Trademark Battle Over Macy’s ‘Material Girl’ Line

Los Angeles--Madonna might fancy herself the original "Material Girl" but L.A. Triumph begs to differ. The California clothing … [Read more...]

Chico’s FAS More Than Doubles Q2 Profit

Chico's

Fort Meyers, FL--Chico's FAS Inc. has more than doubled its second quarter profit, boosted by higher sales and margins at its … [Read more...]

Accessories Council’s Garden Party Raises $$ for Charities

At the Accessories Council Garden party, a Lilly Pulitzer picnic basket benefits the Urban Arts Partnership

New York—Who doesn't love a fashionable picnic for a good cause? Feeling the spirit of summer, the Accessories Council hosted a … [Read more...]

Target Stages Kaleidoscopic Fashion Show

Target Stages Kaleidoscopic Fashion Show

New York—For once Target thought inside the box, and the and the result was a Kaleidoscopic Fashion Spectacular that impressed … [Read more...]

Ann Taylor Swing 2Q Profit, Improves Margins

Ann Taylor

New York--Ann Taylor Stores Corp. swung to a second-quarter profit, driven by demand for suits and dresses at its namesake chain. … [Read more...]

Rise in Sales Gives Gap 3% Profit Lift in 2Q

Gap Inc.

San Francisco--Gap Inc. has reaffirmed its full-year earnings guidance after higher sales at the Old Navy and Banana Republic … [Read more...]