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A to Z: Mary Frances Accessories

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Known for its whimsical handbag shapes and motifs (fruit clutch, anyone?) as well as heavily beaded designs, Mary Frances handbags … [Read more...]

American Apparel Ousts Controversial CEO Dov Charney

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Los Angeles—Dov Charney, the flamboyant, controversial chief executive officer of American Apparel--who has been the subject of … [Read more...]

Stuart Weitzman Taps Supermodel as New Ad Face

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New York—Brazil may be the scene of the current World Cup competition, but one of its most famous denizens will be the new face of … [Read more...]

A to Z: AHQ Accessory Headquarters

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AHQ Accessory Headquarters was founded by 30 year industry veteran, Abe Chehebar. AHQ is focused primarily on private label and … [Read more...]

A to Z: 1928 Jewelry Company

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The 1928 Jewelry Company was founded in 1968 by Mel Bernie in Burbank, California.  Mel’s initial “vision”  was pretty, feminine … [Read more...]

AAFA Names New President/CEO

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Washington–The American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA) said Friday that Juanita D. Duggan, an experienced trade … [Read more...]

Fred Segal to ‘Reinvent Retail Experience’; Paul Blum Named CEO of Parent Co.

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New York—Sandow, owner of LA-based retailer Fred Segal, has plenty to talk about this week. For one, the company has partnered … [Read more...]

Christian Louboutin Offers Wise Words at FIT Graduation

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New York -- Over 4,000 students received associate, bachelors or master’s degrees yesterday at The Fashion Institute of … [Read more...]

ICE Crystal Jewelry Awards Winners Announced!

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New York—You can say these students definitely ICED their tests!! Accessories magazine is pleased to announce the winners of its … [Read more...]

Safilo Launches Bobbi Brown Eyewear

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Parsippany, NJ--Safilo Group and Bobbi Brown, renowned makeup artist, beauty expert, and chief executive officer of Bobbi Brown … [Read more...]

Check out Party Pics from FABB Awards 2014

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New York– The industry gathered at the The 25th Annual Fashion Accessories Benefit Ball on May 7  and it was FABB-ulous! Not only … [Read more...]

Vera Bradley Taps New E-Commerce Chief

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Fort Wayne, IN—Planned as one of the strategic growth channels for the brand, Vera Bradley Inc. this week announced a new vice … [Read more...]

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