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Kerry Washington, Lyn Paolo To Debut “Scandal” Collection at The Limited

Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope

Columbus, OH—Emmy and Golden Globe nominated actress Kerry Washington and costume designer Lyn Paolo, in partnership with Elliot … [Read more...]

Dov Charney to Fight Ousting from American Apparel

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Los Angeles--The battle between American Apparel’s ousted CEO and the retailer’s directors continues to intensify, with both sides … [Read more...]

American Apparel Dismisses Charney Accusations

Dov Charney, found and controversial leader at American Apparel

Los Angeles--American Apparel has dismissed accusations by the lawyer of ousted CEO Dov Charney that he was fired illegally as he … [Read more...]

A to Z: Mary Frances Accessories

Mary Frances handbag

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

Dov Charney, found and controversial leader at American Apparel

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

Stuart Weitzman Gisele Bundchen

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

Hayden Harnett bag by AHQ Accessory Headquarters

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

FIT 2014 commencement

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...]