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The latest updates from the accessories world

Gap and CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Introduce Limited-Edition Collection

Gap and CFDA

SAN FRANCISCO--Yesterday Gap debuted its limited-edition collection of designs created exclusively for Gap by this year’s … [Read more...]

Liz Lange Debuts Belt Line

Maternity wear guru Liz Lange has teamed up with Invisibelt for her latest license

Orangeburg, NY--Pregnancy: beautiful and exciting. Pregnancy weight gain: Not so much. To help women deal with pregnancy weight … [Read more...]

NY, Philly Boutiques Gear Up for Independent Retail Week

Independent Retail Week

New York— Nolcha’s Independent Retail Week returns, this time June 7 through June 13 (in New York) and June 14 through 20 (in … [Read more...]

May Retail Comps Bode Caution

Mall shopping photo

New York--We’re not out of the woods yet. Retailers posted their May comps and it’s clear that a major turnaround is not yet here. … [Read more...]

World Cup Accessories Cheer on Teams

Go team! Havaianas, ToyWatch, Happy Socks and Try Change by Allison add to the team spirit

 Every year, millions of avid sport fans gather to watch the FIFA World Cup live, on TV or the Internet, cheering … [Read more...]

HSN to Introduce Liza Minnelli Collection

Liza Minnelli at last week's premiere of "Sex and the City 2"

St. Petersburg, FL--Liza Minnelli, who has a cameo appearance in “Sex and the City 2”, will bow her own limited edition apparel … [Read more...]

Jones Apparel Completes Stuart Weitzman Buy

Stuart Weitzman

New York--Jones Apparel Group Inc has completed the first stage of its acquisition of women's footwear and accessories maker … [Read more...]

World Cup Trophy to Travel in Style

world-cup-trophy

Paris—Like many well-heeled travelers flying to the World Cup soccer games in South Africa, the 2010 World Cup trophy will be … [Read more...]

Patricia Field Hosts Swim-Sational Disco Soiree

Patricia Field's rooftop soiree

New York--Patricia Field, famous for her “Sex and the City 1 & 2 costume design, had quite a week last week, beginning with … [Read more...]

Facing Luggage Fees, Americans are Traveling Lighter This Summer

Sales of smaller travel pieces such as garment bags and duffles are on the increase, NPD Group reports

As travelers face the prospect of airline baggage charges even for carry ons, Americans may be traveling lighter this … [Read more...]

Int’l Growth Boosts Collective Brand’s 1st Quarter

Payless ShoeSource

Topeka, KS--Collective Brands posted today a 43% increase in first quarter profit, buoyed by international sales growth of 23.1% … [Read more...]

Skechers Adds Handbag License

SKECHERS

Manhattan Beach, CA—Skechers is once again expanding with another license. The lifestyle footwear brand announced recently that it … [Read more...]