Accessories Magazine http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com The voice of the women's accessories industry Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:44:39 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.3 Item of the Day: Tokyo Bay Beltshttp://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/122548/item-of-the-day-tokyo-bay-belts http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/122548/item-of-the-day-tokyo-bay-belts#respond Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:05:06 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=122548 It’s always fun to see an accessories brand add on another classification. We love seeing how a well-known company takes the DNA of the brand and translates it into something new. Case in point: Tokyo Bay has launched a line of belts, featuring the same East-meets-West design sensibility (aka Japanese Obi cord) as its double-wrap […]

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NY Market Week Kick-Off: ATS Opens This Sundayhttp://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/122559/ny-market-week-kick-off-ats-opens-this-sunday http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/122559/ny-market-week-kick-off-ats-opens-this-sunday#respond Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:04:37 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=122559 AccessoriesTheShow, Moda and Fame will be taking place at the Javits Center, New York, August 2-4, 2015. It’s all about Holiday/Resort newness at AccessoriesTheShow, Moda and Fame where retailers will find over 2,400+ lines of accessories, footwear and ready to wear! The August editions are sure to spark senses with this season’s selection of new […]

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What’s in Store for Holiday at Saks Fifth Avenuehttp://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/122535/whats-in-store-for-holiday-at-saks-fifth-avenue http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/122535/whats-in-store-for-holiday-at-saks-fifth-avenue#respond Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:03:36 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=122535 Ho, Ho, Ho, the holidays are coming! In this ongoing column, we look at the accessories major stores are highlighting for the season. Here, a look at some of Saks Fifth Avenue’s picks for women, many of which are exclusive to the store: In The Cheerful Shindig, accessories go for upscale whimsy. From Judith Leiber’s […]

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Fall 2015 Fashion Ads: Handbag Spotlight (Part 1)http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/122437/fall-2015-fashion-ads-handbag-spotlight-part-1 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/122437/fall-2015-fashion-ads-handbag-spotlight-part-1#respond Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:02:37 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=122437 With handbags a key entry point into a designer’s brand, it’s not surprising many fashion houses have set them front and center in their ad campaigns. Below, a look at the styles designers hope will be the next It Bag for Fall 2015: Swirled color block in pinks, burgundy and black add a retro Mod […]

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Item of the Day: Deepa Gurnanihttp://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/122495/item-of-the-day-deepa-gurnani http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/122495/item-of-the-day-deepa-gurnani#respond Thu, 30 Jul 2015 16:05:12 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=122495 There’s something in this dramatic bib necklace by Deepa Gurnani that evokes the most elegant bird in flight. The beads are positioned so they seem to flutter like highly dimensional feathers, and the shape of the necklace itself looks like gilded wings. Indeed, the Brinley necklace soars to new heights for statement necklaces. Gunmetal and […]

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NPD’s Words of Wisdom at the Accessories Council Summithttp://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/122514/npds-words-of-wisdom-at-the-accessories-council-summit http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/122514/npds-words-of-wisdom-at-the-accessories-council-summit#respond Thu, 30 Jul 2015 16:04:31 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=122514 As always, when you get a group of industry experts together in one room, there is lots of wisdom spouted about. Such was the case at the first-ever Accessories Council summit, held Monday in New York City. The event had an impressive lineup of panelists and speakers, including Marshal Cohen, Chief Industry Analyst at NPD […]

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Nominate Your Picks for Accessories 2016 Merchants Hall of Famehttp://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/121750/nominate-now-your-picks-for-accessories-2016-merchants-hall-of-fame http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/121750/nominate-now-your-picks-for-accessories-2016-merchants-hall-of-fame#respond Thu, 30 Jul 2015 16:03:17 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=121750 It’s up to YOU who will be inducted into our 2016 Merchants Hall of Fame! Submit your nominations to buyer_hof@busjour.com Here’s your chance to reward outstanding accessories merchants you work with! Send in your nominations for Accessories Magazine’s 2016 Annual Merchants Hall of Fame Awards! This prestigious accolade recognizes individuals in retailing who make outstanding […]

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Steve Madden Reports Q2 Earningshttp://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/122494/steve-madden-reports-q2-earnings http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/122494/steve-madden-reports-q2-earnings#respond Thu, 30 Jul 2015 16:02:59 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=122494 Steve Madden, a leading designer and marketer of fashion footwear and accessories for women, men and children, today announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2015. Overall, retail was strong with comp sales up 18.5%; and a continued growth (mid-teens) in the wholesale accessories business. For the Second Quarter 2015: Net sales […]

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Item of the Day: Botkierhttp://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/122429/item-of-the-day-botkier http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/122429/item-of-the-day-botkier#respond Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:05:06 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=122429 With the onslaught of celebrity and model perfection at every turn, women sometimes forget that WE have the power to be the most beautiful of all, just by being ourselves. This BE-YOU-TIFUL Soho tote from Botkier is a gentle reminder of that. “Botkier New York is designed for the girl who isn’t afraid to make […]

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Barclays Report Offers Handbag Analysishttp://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/122465/barclays-report-offers-handbag-analysis http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/122465/barclays-report-offers-handbag-analysis#respond Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:04:42 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=122465 In a report published Monday, Barclays analyst Joan Payson commented on the U.S. Luxury, Apparel & Footwear space with a focus on handbags from Coach, Kate Spade and Michael Kors, according to a feature on Yahoo Finance. According to Payson, the report stated, some of the slowdown in the space could be related to near-term […]

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TJX Acquires Australian Off-Price Retailerhttp://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/122461/tjx-acquires-australian-off-price-retailer http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/122461/tjx-acquires-australian-off-price-retailer#respond Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:03:16 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=122461 The TJX Companies, Inc. has agreed to purchase Trade Secret, an off-price retailer with 35 stores in Australia, from Gazal Corporation Limited. The price is $80 million Australian dollars, which is approximately $58.5 million U.S. dollars. The acquisition would give TJX the opportunity to enter the Australian market, where TJX currently operates one of its […]

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Ones to Watch: Zenziihttp://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/122339/ones-to-watch-zenzii http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/122339/ones-to-watch-zenzii#respond Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:02:46 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=122339 Shawn & Jenny Li found their state of Zen—hence the name Zenzii—by turning their love of business and fashion into a lifelong passion. [SPONSORED] What makes a veteran computer science guy walk away from a six-figure tech salary to start a fashion jewelry company? One, true love (Shawn Li wanted to start a company with […]

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