Accessories Magazine http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com The voice of the women's accessories industry Tue, 28 Jul 2015 17:54:33 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.3 Item of the Day: Until There’s A Curehttp://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/122232/item-of-the-day-until-theres-a-cure http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/122232/item-of-the-day-until-theres-a-cure#respond Mon, 27 Jul 2015 16:06:02 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=122232 AIDS continues to be a global epidemic and Little Travellers are there to help. Until There’s A Cure’s partner, the Hillcrest AIDS Centre Trust, created Little Travellers to raise awareness of the disease while also giving hope to the beaders of the attached dolls. Until There’s a Cure offers handcrafted bags that resemble international airmail […]

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Neiman Marcus Teams Up with Consignment Shophttp://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/122204/neiman-marcus-teams-up-with-consignment-shop http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/122204/neiman-marcus-teams-up-with-consignment-shop#respond Mon, 27 Jul 2015 16:05:29 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=122204 Neiman Marcus has teamed up with luxury online consignment shop The RealReal to do a unique exchange. Now, instead of getting cash for their designer trade ins once they sell (think Chanel, Hermès, Louis Vuitton, Gucci and Prada), The RealReal will pay consumers in Neiman Marcus gift cards. “After seeing the increased demand for this […]

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NPD: Millennials Drive Hosiery Market, Especially Sheershttp://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/122284/npd-millennials-drive-hosiery-market-especially-sheers http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/122284/npd-millennials-drive-hosiery-market-especially-sheers#respond Mon, 27 Jul 2015 16:04:41 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=122284 The total U.S. hosiery market, which includes sheer hosiery, tights and socks, grew 3% to $7.3 billion in the 12 months ending May 2015; the age group experiencing the most growth, Millennials (ages 18-34), saw sales increase by 12% over the same time period, according to Port Washington, NY-based global information company, The NPD Group. […]

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Couture Fall 2015: Accessory Spotlighthttp://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/122267/couture-fall-2015-accessory-spotlight-7 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/122267/couture-fall-2015-accessory-spotlight-7#respond Mon, 27 Jul 2015 16:03:39 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=122267 Golden headpieces and bold gold necklaces were the stars at the Valentino Couture Fall 2015 show, with organic details of foliage, bees and stars. Necklaces engraved with Latin words added an ancient Roman touch.

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Colors In Optics to Distribute Missoni, Moschinohttp://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/122251/colors-in-optics-to-distribute-missoni-moschino http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/122251/colors-in-optics-to-distribute-missoni-moschino#respond Mon, 27 Jul 2015 16:02:48 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=122251 Colors In Optics, Ltd. has added two new eyewear brands to its mix. CIO is now the North American distributor for Missoni and Moschino eyewear through agreement with Allison, SpA, Padua, Italy. “Colors In Optics, Ltd. is proud to distribute Missoni eyewear from one of the most revered fashion houses in Italy,” says Sanford Hutton, […]

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Study: Which Social Media Platforms Yield Retailers New Customershttp://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/122179/study-which-social-media-platforms-yield-retailers-new-customers http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/122179/study-which-social-media-platforms-yield-retailers-new-customers#respond Mon, 27 Jul 2015 16:01:30 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=122179 How are retailers acquiring new customers, besides paid search and email marketing? According to the State of Retailing Online 2015, conducted by Shop.org, Forrester Research Inc. and Bizrate Insights, social media has moved up the ranks to become an important tool for engaging with and attracting new customers, but not all sites are created equal. […]

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Trend Finder: Color Trend: Cognachttp://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/122093/trend-finder-color-trend-cognac http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/122093/trend-finder-color-trend-cognac#respond Mon, 27 Jul 2015 12:23:02 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=122093 Rich cognac is making its way on to Pre-Fall accessories from handbags, leather jewelry and belts. The warm hue evokes the smells, tastes and sights of autumn, making it one of the most popular colors for the Fall season to come. Where to Find Cognac Accessories (Sponsored):   NKHenry Jesse No. 2 bag in cognac […]

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Trend Finder: Pavé Jewelryhttp://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/122106/trend-finder-pave-jewelry http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/122106/trend-finder-pave-jewelry#respond Mon, 27 Jul 2015 12:00:28 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=122106 Jewelry is bringing the bling back for Pre-Fall. Pavé accents lend an extra glam factor to chain link necklaces, drop-down earrings and fun cocktail rings. Tiny stones look classic and timeless with unique and simple placement, but add an extra dose of sparkle when used as an all-over appliqué. Where to Find Pavé Jewelry (Sponsored): […]

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Item of the Day: Kent Stetsonhttp://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/122241/item-of-the-day-kent-stetson-2 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/122241/item-of-the-day-kent-stetson-2#respond Fri, 24 Jul 2015 16:05:31 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=122241 Truth: Some people don’t eat doughnuts. Something silly about fat, calories, sugar, tooth decay…diabetes. WE, of course, are highly suspicious of such people, and prefer to live on the edge. Plus, we never saw a doughnut we didn’t like, especially when it’s photo printed on a clutch handbag! This striking leather bag by Kent Stetson […]

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Retailers and Designers Both Win at Etsy’s First Open Callhttp://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/122227/retailers-and-designers-both-win-at-etsys-first-open-call http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/122227/retailers-and-designers-both-win-at-etsys-first-open-call#respond Fri, 24 Jul 2015 16:04:52 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=122227 Like Willy Wonka’s coveted Golden Ticket, retailers at Etsy’s first-ever Open Call each issued a Golden PO (purchase order) to the designers who impressed them the most. In return, they got to bring in artisan designs to their customers. Held at Etsy’s Brooklyn offices, the Open Call event gave (pre-selected Etsy designers a chance to […]

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Charming Charlie Opens 2 Stores in Dubaihttp://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/122247/charming-charlie-opens-2-stores-in-dubai http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/122247/charming-charlie-opens-2-stores-in-dubai#respond Fri, 24 Jul 2015 16:03:02 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=122247 Opening as many as 55 stores in the United States each year (the latest a flagship on Fifth Avenue and 39th Street), women’s accessories retailer Charming Charlie has taken that momentum internationally with two new retail stores at City Centre Mirdif and Ibn Battuta Mall in Dubai. The stores are operated by Apparel Group, Charming […]

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Athleisure Triumph: Under Armour Q2 Financials Soarhttp://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/122237/athleisure-triumph-under-armour-q2-soars http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/122237/athleisure-triumph-under-armour-q2-soars#respond Fri, 24 Jul 2015 16:02:29 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=122237 As validation that the athletic lifestyle (and athletic style) are surging, Under Armour Inc. posted impressive 2nd quarter financials for the period ended June 30, 2015, with net revenues increasing 29% to $784 million. Accessories in Q2 saw net revenues increase  39% to $83 million, driven primarily by new introductions across the bag category. Direct-to-Consumer net […]

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