Industry News

The latest updates from the accessories world

London Protests Hit Retailers

A protestor trying to kick in a jewelry store window

London—While most of the massive London protests over the weekend against UK budget cuts were peaceful, angry mobs did wreak havoc … [Read more...]

Fast Forward to Trends for Spring 2012

A highlight from Spring 2012's "Sweet Tart" trend

New York—What accessories will be hot for Spring 2012? What color and silhouettes will be fashionable in leathergoods? What … [Read more...]

Earnings Reports: Wet Seal, Talbots

Wet Seal

Wet Seal Q4 Profit Drops on Tough Comparison Foothills Ranch, CA—Wet Seal  posted  fourth quarter sales growth in both its Wet … [Read more...]

Key Appointments at Hot Topic, Wet Seal, Charming Shoppes


Hot Topic, The Wet Seal and Charming Shoppes have all brought in new executives at the helm, and note other appointments as … [Read more...]

Top 10 Best-Selling Colors of Spring/Summer 2010

Pantone Colors for Spring / Fall 2010

What direction is color taking going forward? This Pantone report shows you exactly what colors booked most from the previous … [Read more...]

Violight Launches Fashion Electric Toothbrush


Yonkers, NY--If keeping your teeth clean during the day is so important, why are so many women using toothbrushes that are … [Read more...]

Headwear Assoc Hosts 103rd Annual Dinner

Denise Woods of F&M Hat Co.

New York--This is one party where you definitely do NOT check your hat at the door!The Headwear Association recently hosted … [Read more...]

Nashville Presents Fashion Week

Nashville Fashion Week

New York, Los Angeles…Nashville?That’s right! Nashville, Tennesee, (aka “Music City”) has joined the ranks of cities around … [Read more...]

William Rast Named Brand of the Year

William Rast line

Los Angeles--William Rast, the "New America" denim culture brand, founded by Justin Timberlake in 2005, will be recognized by the … [Read more...]

Crocs Launches Translucent Footwear


Crocs is getting its jollies from jellies.The footwear company, that made a name for itself with its signature clunky plastic … [Read more...]

Pop Art King Inks Footwear, Accessories License Deal

Nelson De La Nuez' tongue-in-chic pop art illustrations will be used for Icon's new footwear and leathergoods collection

Los Angeles—An icon from the world of pop art is teaming up with Icon Shoes for a footwear, handbags and accessories … [Read more...]

HBO’s ‘Mildred Pierce’ Highlights Depression Era Fashion

Mildred Pierce

You think being a working mom is tough now?Joan Crawford might have won a best-actress Oscar in 1945 for her starring role of … [Read more...]