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The latest updates from the accessories world

Prada’s Movie Shorts Celebrate Galleria Bag

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They say that "It" bags are a thing of the past (debatable), but Prada has released a series of movie shorts dedicated to a single … [Read more...]

Nordstrom Kicks off Expanded ‘Shoes of Prey’ Program

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Nordstrom is expanding its partnership with Shoes of Prey, an Australian-based retailer that features online "Design Your Own … [Read more...]

Hudson’s Bay Shares Jump on Upbeat Sales Forecast

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Canadian-U.S. department store operator Hudson's Bay Co forecast higher-than-expected sales for the coming year based on robust … [Read more...]

Fashion Industry Eagerly Awaits ‘China: Through the Looking Glass’ and Met Gala

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Fashion royalty and A-list celebs are certainly planning their Chinese-inspired outfits to wear on the Met Gala's Red Carpet May … [Read more...]

Pratt’s Senior Jewelry Thesis Exhibit Opens Today

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Brooklyn, NY--Want to see some unique jewelry and fine metal work? Swing over to Pratt Institute from April 7-15, where six … [Read more...]

Uniqlo to Expand to Seattle, Denver and DC

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Global retailer UNIQLO, a division of Japan's Fast Retailing, is growing. As part of a new strategy to build its nationwide … [Read more...]

Is Belk Putting Itself Up for Sale?

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Charlotte, NC--Belk, the nation's largest independent department store, has hired Goldman Sachs Group to explore a possible sale … [Read more...]

‘Mad Men’ Fashion Recap: Episode 708

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Don Draper is back, complete with his cad ways, but we're equally excited about the latest fashions and accessories.We land back … [Read more...]

West Coast Ports Resolution? AAFA Issues Statement

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The West Coast ports issues isn't done yet, but a new recommendation aims to normalize operations. Delegates attending the … [Read more...]

Marc Metrick Named Saks Prez; McKee Out After 15 Months

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New York--Marc Metrick, is the new President of Saks Fifth Avenue, announced Hudson Bay's Company, Saks' parent. He replaces … [Read more...]

Initiatives in Art and Culture Announces Annual Gold Conference

Candice Sabatini moderates a panel on "Gold in Beauty: Body Adornment" on which Deirdre Hanrahan expounds on the rising popularity of the 24K gold tattoo.

New York--Initiatives in Art & Culture (IAC) announced the agenda for its Fifth Annual Gold Conference, entitled “Gold: … [Read more...]

Charming Charlie Teams with SVS for Digital Gift Card Platform

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Leading women’s fashion accessories retailer Charming Charlie recently expanded its relationship with Stored Value Solutions (SVS) … [Read more...]