Updates on industry movers and shakers

Iris Apfel Eyes Latest Endeavor: Eyewear

Iris Apfel

Minneapolis, MN–In an age where every reality TV star seems to be getting her 15 minutes of fashion fame, how many nonagenarians … [Read more...]

Eyewear Designer Robert Marc Receives ACE’s Visionary Award

Eyewear designer Robert Marc

New York--This time, the Visionary Award went to a literal "visionary."Eyewear designer Robert Marc has made luxury eyewear a … [Read more...]

Icon Simon Doonan to Speak at FIT About…Being an Icon

Simon Doonan to speak at FIT about Being an Icon

New York—Check out The Museum at FIT’s upcoming talk with Simon Doonan, Tuesday, November 8.The event is both a Museum Fashion … [Read more...]

Beauty Queens Greet Fans at Macy’s

Miss USA Alyssa Campanella (left) and Miss Teen USA Danielle Doty

New York—Women might not have gotten to walk in their shoes, but Macy’s customers did get to go shoe shopping with Miss USA and … [Read more...]

Fashion Industry Insider Coleman McCartan Joins Business Journals

Coleman McCartan

New York-–Business Journals Inc. (BJI), parent of Accessories and AccessoriesTheShow, appointed this week industry veteran Coleman … [Read more...]

A High Heeled Tribute to a “Real Housewife”

Footwear designer Ryan Haber with Lisa Vanderpump, inspiration for the Vanderpump high heels.

Cleveland, OH—Footwear designer Ryan Haber believes you can tell a lot about a woman by her shoes. “What’s your story?” has become … [Read more...]

AWA Elects New Officers, Directors

Jon Omer, president of DeWitt Watches, was elected to his third term as chairman of the AWA's board of directors.

Washington—The American Watch Association (AWA) announced Jon Omer, president of DeWitt Watches, was recently elected to his third … [Read more...]

New Top Level Execs at HanesBrands, ShedRain, Links of London

Executive Moves

HanesBrands Names CFO and Other Top Executives Winston-Salem, NC–HanesBrands announced Wednesday that Richard D. Moss has been … [Read more...]

JCPenney Taps Target’s Michael Francis as President

Michael Francis, JCPenney's new president

Plano,TX—In another sign that a new regime is building at JCPenney, the department store retailer announced Monday that Michael … [Read more...]

Nominate GMMs, DMMs, Buyers to Accessories Magazine’s 2012 Merchants Hall of Fame

2012 Hall of Fame

New York--Know an accessories merchant who is a strategic thinker with a keen sense of who their customer is? One who isn’t afraid … [Read more...]

2012 Headwear Hall of Famers: Lady Gaga, Victoria Beckham, LL Cool J

Lady Gaga in her "Telephone" video

Los Angeles—Hats off to Lady Gaga, Victoria Beckham, LL Cool J and Kid Rock, the latest celebrity inductees into 2012 Headwear … [Read more...]

Kate Moss’ Tattoo Jewelry Bows This Weekend

Kate Moss showing off one of her tattoos in a Fred ad

Paris—Often controversial supermodel Kate Moss has been showing her tattoos around town to Fred...(Joailliers, that is).On … [Read more...]