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Apple Retail Head to Helm JCPenney

Ron Johnson

Plano, TX—Ron Johnson, Steve Job’s senior vice president of the highly touted Apple stores, was named today chief executive … [Read more...]

Executive Appointments: NPD Group, Koolaburra, Loehmann’s

Appointments

The NPD Group, Inc. Appoints Three Executives in Long Island Offices Port Washington, NY–The NPD Group, Inc., a leading market … [Read more...]

How I Did It! Accessories Network Group

Abe Chehebar, founder, president and CEP of Accessories Network Group

From multi-brand licensee to multi-brand owner, Accessory Network Group goes into acquisition mode.As far as handbags and … [Read more...]

Danica Patrick, the Face for William Rast Sunwear

Danica Patrick

Los Angeles—It’s a week for wins at William Rast, the apparel and accessories company begun in 2005 by singer Justin Timberlake … [Read more...]

Kate Middleton Wears a Dress and Crashes Website

The Duchess of Cambridge with first lady Michelle Obama

London--Accessories designers: get those product placement publicists ready! If you still didn’t believe in "The Kate Effect," you … [Read more...]

FIT Grads Welcome Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh at Commencement

Tony Hsieh of Zappos

New York--The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) held its graduation ceremony on Tuesday at the Jay and Patty Baker School of … [Read more...]

Fashion Icon Iris Apfel to Bow Accessories on HSN

Iris Apfel

New York and St. Petersburg, FL—“People with a lot of money don’t dress as well as people who made do, who have to be inventive. … [Read more...]

Parsons Benefit Honors Reed Krakoff; Hosts Student Fashion Show

A design from Parson's student David Ferron, who won Womenswear Designer of the Year at the event

New York--At Parsons The New School for Design's recent annual gala, tomorrow’s fashion stars shone almost as brightly as … [Read more...]

Nine West Launches Giles Deacon Collab

Giles Deacon for Nine West

New York--Eek! It's Giles Deacon for Nine West!Eek, a mischievous mouse-like character created by British fashion designer … [Read more...]

Tory Burch to Speak at May 18 WJA Event

Tory Burch

New York--Have a question for Tory Burch on the success of her fashion, accessories and lifestyle brand?You can ask it at the … [Read more...]

Accessories Magazine Honors 2011/First Merchants Hall of Fame Inductees Honored

Lori Milligan Cassidy of Stein Mart, pictured with her husband, accepts her 2011 Merchants Hall of Fame plaque at FABB. Below, Hall of Fame recipients line up to receive their plaques.

New York—As part of the festivities during the 22nd annual FABB (Fashion Accessories Benefit Ball), Accessories magazine honored … [Read more...]

How I did It! Crimzon Rose

Crimzon Rose’s Felix Porcaro

Felix Porcaro’s Crimzon Rose has expanded into an industry giant, servicing retailers’ growing private brand needs and adding … [Read more...]