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Couture Fall 2015: Accessory Spotlight

Christian Dior Paris Haute Couture Fall Winter 2015 July 2015

The Christian Dior Haute Couture Fall 2015 show took everything you know about jewelry and chain mail and turned them into … [Read more...]

DICK’S Sporting Goods to Add Women’s Fitness Boutique


DICKS Sporting Goods is hopping on the women's athleisure trend with the launch of Chelsea Collective, a specialty women's fitness … [Read more...]

Bon-Ton Stores Names William Tracy as COO

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The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. has appointed retail veteran William Tracy to the position of Chief Operating Officer, effective July 27, … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Beach Belles

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It's 8,000 degrees in New York City. Literally. Eight. Thousand.And while twisting our sweltering hair up in a red pen might … [Read more...]

Retail Bestsellers: What’s Hot Now at Charm & Chain

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As a new feature, Accessories is asking leading retailers of accessories to tell us exactly what is selling. This week, we chat … [Read more...]

AAFA Sends Letter to Alibaba Calling for New Anti-Counterfeit Measures

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AAFA, the American Apparel and Footwear Association, is demanding more transparency from Alibaba.After years of "unproductive … [Read more...]

Couture Fall 2015: Accessory Spotlight

Paris Haute Couture Fall Winter 2015 - July 2015

Bold belts were key at the Alexandre Vauthier Haute Couture show. From obi sashes with hanging fringe to wide corset belts that … [Read more...]

Secondhand is Cool for Back to School


While maybe not great for business retailers, secondhand clothing (and accessories) are good for the environment, and the movement … [Read more...]

Holiday 2015: Midnight Noir

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Feathers, lace, jet and gunmetal jewelry with black and gray stones cast a dark yet dramatic mood on Holiday fashion. Brooches … [Read more...]

Trend Finder: Animal Motifs


Wild animal motifs such as lions, snakes, dragons and elephants are front and center for Pre-Fall accessories. Elegant yet daring, … [Read more...]

Trend Finder: Color Block


Pre-Fall accessories are finding new and creative ways to color block and in more bold color combos.  Bi-tonal or multi-color … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Miragii Smart Jewelry

Miragii smart jewelry

Reading a text message on your phone or watch is so first-half of 2015!The new Bluetooth smart jewelry from Miragii actually … [Read more...]