Accessories Magazine http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com The voice of the women's accessories industry Wed, 28 Jan 2015 14:26:30 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 Item of the Day: Zoinx Sunglasseshttp://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/110741/item-day-zoinx-sunglasses http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/110741/item-day-zoinx-sunglasses#respond Tue, 27 Jan 2015 22:54:54 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=110741 Item of the Day: Zoinx Sunglasses



Those of you lucky enough to be lounging poolside in St. Bart’s or St. Kitts with your umbrella drinks surely must be donning the latest designer sunglasses. Those of us traipsing through the snowdrifts of a storm called Juno might as well be mountain climbing or cross country skiing. Even with the cloudy skies and […]

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Breaking Trends Pre-Fall 2015: Emanuel Ungarohttp://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/109453/breaking-trends-pre-fall-2015-emanuel-ungaro http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/109453/breaking-trends-pre-fall-2015-emanuel-ungaro#respond Tue, 27 Jan 2015 22:32:25 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=109453 Breaking Trends Pre-Fall 2015: Emanuel Ungaro



The 70s were in full swing at Emanual Ungaro, where purples, olives and rust were patchworked, colorblocked and accented with fur, metallics and star motifs.  Pleated pants and grommets gave hints of the 80s.  

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Muted Northeast Blizzard a Relief for Retailers?http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/110733/muted-northeast-blizzard-relief-retailers http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/110733/muted-northeast-blizzard-relief-retailers#respond Tue, 27 Jan 2015 22:31:42 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=110733 Muted Northeast Blizzard a Relief for Retailers?



New York—There’s one retail segment that probably hopes for a few winter blizzards of the scope of Juno, the super snowstorm, that hit the Northeast last night and this morning: grocery stores. Thanks to the extended TV news coverage, warnings of a record snowfall from NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio and other New York officials, […]

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Retailers Reiterate Support for Federal Data Breach Notification Standardhttp://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/110728/retailers-reiterate-support-federal-data-breach-notification-standard http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/110728/retailers-reiterate-support-federal-data-breach-notification-standard#respond Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:45:57 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=110728 Retailers Reiterate Support for Federal Data Breach Notification Standard



Washington—The effects of this morning’s blizzard may be chief on the minds of many retailers in the Northeast, but once again retailers urged the U.S. Congress today to adopt a federal data breach notification standard, creating a “clear, concise and consistent notice whenever and wherever a data breach occurs.” “A single uniform national standard for […]

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Stumbling Block in West Coast Port Talks Reportedly Solvedhttp://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/110723/stumbling-block-west-coast-port-talks-reportedly-solved http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/110723/stumbling-block-west-coast-port-talks-reportedly-solved#respond Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:45:21 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=110723 Stumbling Block in West Coast Port Talks Reportedly Solved



Los Angeles—After six months of haggling and stalled negotiations, a new contact agreement for dockworkers at West Coast ports appears to be closer to a resolution. Although the new agreement doesn’t touch on wages or pensions, another stumbling block in the negotiations between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association […]

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Memorial Service Scheduled for Vince Camuto on Feb. 5http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/110718/memorial-service-scheduled-vince-camuto-feb-5 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/110718/memorial-service-scheduled-vince-camuto-feb-5#respond Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:44:43 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=110718 Memorial Service Scheduled for Vince Camuto on Feb. 5



New York–A memorial service for designer Vince Camuto is scheduled for Thursday, February 5 at 10 a.m. at St. Ignatius of Loyola, 980 Park Avenue (at 84th Street) in Manhattan. Camuto, the co-founder of the shoe brand Nine West and founder of the Camuto Group, died after a battle with cancer last week. The family […]

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Item of the Day: Filson Watcheshttp://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/110646/item-day-filson-watches http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/110646/item-day-filson-watches#respond Mon, 26 Jan 2015 21:35:58 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=110646 Item of the Day: Filson Watches



It seems particular fitting on this blizzard-y day that Filson, the U.S. outdoor retailer which started mostly to outfit prospectors of the Klondike Gold Rush, should debut its first-ever watch line. Harsh conditions were the daily drudgery of these Alaskan prospectors so Filson specialized in U.S. made clothing and accessories that could withstand extremely harsh […]

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Breaking Trends Pre-Fall 2015: Alexander McQueenhttp://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/109439/breaking-trends-pre-fall-2015-alexander-mcqueen http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/109439/breaking-trends-pre-fall-2015-alexander-mcqueen#respond Mon, 26 Jan 2015 20:58:30 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=109439 Breaking Trends Pre-Fall 2015: Alexander McQueen



Perfectly tailored leathers (in rich reds and wines) cinched with corset belts and moto jackets tipped with fur collars and capes made this a dramatic collection.

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Gap Inc. to Shutter its Piperlime Online Divisionhttp://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/110562/gap-inc-shutter-piperlime-online-division http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/110562/gap-inc-shutter-piperlime-online-division#respond Mon, 26 Jan 2015 20:56:37 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=110562 Gap Inc. to Shutter its Piperlime Online Division



San Francisco—Faced with the need to focus on its core brands such as Gap and Banana Republic, Gap Inc. said today it would be abandoning its online venture, Piperlime, in order to focus solely on its other brands. Piperlime, which was begun in 2006, originated as Gap’s answer to the growing online market share at […]

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Valentine’s Day Survey: More Shoppers Plan to Buy Jewelry This Yearhttp://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/110553/valentines-day-survey-shoppers-plan-buy-jewelry-year http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/110553/valentines-day-survey-shoppers-plan-buy-jewelry-year#respond Mon, 26 Jan 2015 20:55:37 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=110553 Valentine’s Day Survey: More Shoppers Plan to Buy Jewelry This Year



Washington—Not only as U.S. consumers planning to spend more on their Valentine’s Day gifts this year, jewelry, which normally ranks high for the holiday, may see an additional boost. According to According to the National Retail Federation’s Valentine’s Day Consumer Spending Survey conducted by Prosper Insights and Analytics released today, one in five (21.1%) say […]

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HanesBrands to Invest $1.5M to Expand U.S. Sheer Hosiery Factoryhttp://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/110638/hanesbrands-invest-1-5m-expand-u-s-sheer-hosiery-factory http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/110638/hanesbrands-invest-1-5m-expand-u-s-sheer-hosiery-factory#respond Mon, 26 Jan 2015 20:54:47 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=110638 HanesBrands to Invest $1.5M to Expand U.S. Sheer Hosiery Factory



Winston-Salem, NC—HanesBrands, makers of sheer hosiery and legwear under Hanes, L’eggs, Just My Size and other brands, announced today that it plans to add 120 jobs and expand its Clarksville, Ark., sheer hosiery factory, avoiding taking more production overseas. The Clarksville plant is one of the largest hosiery knitting facilities in the world and has […]

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Uniqlo to Expand into Canadahttp://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/110559/uniqlo-expand-canada http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/110559/uniqlo-expand-canada#respond Mon, 26 Jan 2015 20:53:50 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=110559 Uniqlo



Toronto—Just days after Target announced it would be pulling out of its Candian retail venture, another major—Uniqlo, Asia’s biggest apparel retailer—announced to today it plans to enter Canada with two stores here scheduled to open in Fall 2016. “Entering the Canadian market is a milestone for the company and a significant step in our growth […]

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