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The latest updates from the accessories world

Six Merchandising Problems Solved with Packaging and Display

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Jewelry can be complicated to merchandise at retail, from properly explaining trend styles to avoiding theft. Below, six solutions … [Read more...]

Americana Style Guide


We're all #TEAMUSA these days, with Memorial Day in May, Independence Day in July, the Olympics in August and Election Day in … [Read more...]

Fall 2016 Fashion Shoot: A Rustic Flair

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Traditional heritage is getting reworked with a rustic yet polished upate. The classic sartorial look is gaining influence from … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Capwell + Co.

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Spring is (finally!) here, so that means flowers, flowers everywhere. And for those of you sneezing as you stroll through the … [Read more...]

WJA Expert Panel: How to Up Your Instagram Game


WJA—The Women’s Jewelry Association New York Metro Chapter—recently held an Instagram University Panel, educating jewelry brands … [Read more...]

JCPenney Uses Pinterest Boards at Mall Stores in Mother’s Day Promo


Everyone gets inspired by Pinterest boards, and JCPenney wants to maximize that interest by placing its boards right inside malls, … [Read more...]

F.I.T. Museum Explores Uniform Dressing

Men's U. S. Army Lt. Col. dress uniform; 4-button jacket in navy blue wool with square snap-on epaulets; coordinating straight leg pants in blue wool with yellow tuxedo stripe; military hat in navy blue wool with goldtone eagle insignia at peak and clear plastic rain cover; pair of white cotton duplex gloves
Navy blue wool suit, Uniform for W.A.V.E.S., Women's U.S. Navy, with jacket, skirt, blouse, tie, necktie and scarf

From sports to military to transportation and more, uniforms have always been a part of our apparel lexicon. Fashion designers … [Read more...]

AAFA Re-States Support for TTP and Berry Amendment

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American Apparel & Footwear Association President and CEO Rick Helfenbein today re-stated AAFA's strong support for timely … [Read more...]

Deckers Names New Prez of Fashion Lifestyle

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Deckers Brands, a global leader in designing, marketing and distributing innovative footwear, apparel and accessories, has tapped … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Jean-Michele Cazabat


I think it's safe to say: We (heart) these shoes!Comprised of suede hearts pieced together in a lovable patchwork, these … [Read more...]

UBM Acquires BJI Fashion Group in Move to Unify Markets

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As of today, Accessories Magazine is now part of the world's largest "pure play" B2B events company in the world.U.K.-based … [Read more...]

Coachella Trend Watch: All About the Choker (and the Bandana)

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"I think chokers are the new flower crowns," said Taylor Swift on Instagram to the sound of 1.3 million fingers tapping … [Read more...]