Accessories Magazine http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com The voice of the women's accessories industry Wed, 28 Jan 2015 23:18:59 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 Item of the Day: Daniela De Marchihttp://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/111594/item-day-daniela-de-marchi http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/111594/item-day-daniela-de-marchi#respond Wed, 28 Jan 2015 23:18:59 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=111594 Item of the Day: Daniela De Marchi



Whether or not you give a hoot about the rumors and mystery surrounding the so-called Illuminati, a supposedly secret organization of the world’s most powerful leaders (everyone from Queen Elizabeth II to President Obama are reportedly members), you can’t deny the impact its symbols and icons have bad on finance and fashion. (Finance? Yes just […]

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Breaking Trends Pre-Fall 2015: Costume Nationalhttp://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/109465/breaking-trends-pre-fall-2015-costume-national http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/109465/breaking-trends-pre-fall-2015-costume-national#respond Wed, 28 Jan 2015 22:31:18 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=109465 Breaking Trends Pre-Fall 2015: Costume National



Starring 70s rock-n-roll platinum haired models, long and lean was the word at Costume National, where long skinny scarves tied once or twice around necks. Other accessories included fringed bags and a dramatic caged bucket.

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2nd Annual ICE Awards Competition with FIT Students Gets Underwayhttp://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/111527/2nd-annual-ice-awards-competition-fit-students-gets-underway http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/111527/2nd-annual-ice-awards-competition-fit-students-gets-underway#respond Wed, 28 Jan 2015 22:30:42 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=111527 2nd Annual ICE Awards Competition with FIT Students Gets Underway



New York–Blizzard Juno might have stopped traffic in New York City, but this is one ice storm the industry is really looking forward to! The 2nd Annual ICE Crystal Jewelry Awards–sponsored by Accessories Magazine and Czech crystal company Preciosa–is under way and we can’t wait to see how it progresses! The competition pairs 10 talented […]

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Steven Madden to Buy Canadian Waterproof Footwear Brand Blondohttp://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/111585/steven-madden-buy-canadian-waterproof-footwear-brand-blondo http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/111585/steven-madden-buy-canadian-waterproof-footwear-brand-blondo#respond Wed, 28 Jan 2015 22:30:07 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=111585 Steven Madden to Buy Canadian Waterproof Footwear Brand Blondo



Long Island City, NY—Continuing its quest to expand its footwear and accessories portfolio, Steven Madden today announced it acquired the intellectual property and related assets of Blondo, a fashion-oriented footwear brand specializing in waterproof leather boots, from Regence Footwear Inc. and 3074153 Canada Inc. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded more than […]

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H&M Q4 Profit Rises, Plans 400 New Stores This Yearhttp://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/111590/hm-q4-profit-rises-plans-400-new-stores-year http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/111590/hm-q4-profit-rises-plans-400-new-stores-year#respond Wed, 28 Jan 2015 22:28:30 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=111590 H&M Q4 Profit Rises, Plans 400 New Stores This Year



Stockholm—Fast-fashion retailer H&M today reported that its fourth quarter earnings rose 17% as sales increased but the figure still missed analysts’ expectations due to an increase in spending on new collections and website expansions. For the quarter ended Nov. 30, H&M posted a profit of 5.5 billion kroner (about $2.44 billion) as sales were up […]

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ShoeBuy.com Acquires Minority Stake in Boston Boot Companyhttp://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/111579/shoebuy-com-acquires-minority-stake-boston-boot-company http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/111579/shoebuy-com-acquires-minority-stake-boston-boot-company#respond Wed, 28 Jan 2015 22:27:39 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=111579 ShoeBuy.com Acquires Minority Stake in Boston Boot Company



Boston— ShoeBuy, an online retailer of shoes and apparel, today announced it has acquired a minority stake in Boston Boot Company. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. The acquisition marks ShoeBuy’s expansion into the footwear manufacturing business, and provides an opportunity for the company to directly deliver products to its customers. “We are excited […]

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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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