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Breaking Trends Pre-Fall 2015: Dior’s Shimmering Dolls

Dior Pre-Fall 2015

Tokyo—The Christian Dior show featured a flurry of “snow,” silver mirrored sunglasses and shimmery sequins in the most unusual … [Read more...]

Accessories Magazine’s ICE Awards with FIT Students Enters 2nd Year

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New York--We always knew that the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) was grooming talented jewelry designers, but we didn’t … [Read more...]

Occupational, Outdoor Footwear Categories Experience Strong Growth Over the Past Year

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Port Washington, NY--The term fashion (non-athletic) footwear may bring women's pumps and men’s oxfords to mind, but it is the … [Read more...]

Chinese Laundry Launches New Categories

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Los Angeles--Women's footwear brand Chinese Laundry has announced a new partnership with SGFootwear, a division of SG Companies, a … [Read more...]

2014 Top 100 Accessories Brands & Players: Sasha Handbags

Sasha Handbags 2014 Top 100 Accessories Brands and Players

2015 finds Sasha Handbags celebrating its 35th anniversary. Created in 1980 by president/owner Erol Devli, Sasha continues as a … [Read more...]

Rumor: LVMH Interested in Acquiring Coach?

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New York—Shares of Coach Inc rose the most in four months Thursday after after a report surfaced that LVMH apparently is … [Read more...]

CEO, Creative Director of Gucci Stepping Down

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Milan—In what is seen as the biggest shake up at Gucci since Tom Ford departed 12 years ago, creative director Frida Giannini and … [Read more...]

Research Identifies How Millennials Shop During the Holiday Season

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New York----In order to understand the way young consumers shop during the holidays, Teen Vogue has identified the role that malls … [Read more...]

2014 Top 100 Accessories Brands & Players: Punch Fashions

Punch Fashions 2014 Top 100

It isn’t just the giant Zen Buddhist statues in the showroom that makes retailers relax upon visiting Punch Fashions. Punch … [Read more...]

BJI Fashion Group, ENK Co-Locate Trade Shows to Better Serve Industry Needs

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New York--Britton Jones, President/CEO of Business Journals Inc. (BJI) and Tom Nastos, CEO of ENK (an Advanstar property) have … [Read more...]

Commerce Dept: November Sales Rise Most in 8 Months

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Washington—The most hires in a decade, lowering gas prices and plenty of promotions at retail helped total November retail sales … [Read more...]

Vera Bradley Q3 Profit Dives 54%, Outlook Downgraded

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Fort Wayne, IN—Vera Bradley Inc. today reported that its third quarter profit dove 54% due to higher costs and weaker sales. Its … [Read more...]