Accessories Magazine http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com The voice of the women's accessories industry Wed, 04 May 2016 15:52:05 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Item of the Day: Fiat Lux http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/134088/item-day-fiat-lux http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/134088/item-day-fiat-lux#respond Wed, 04 May 2016 12:05:30 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=134088 We’ve been a bit distracted with Prince’s passing, but that doesn’t mean we’re not still mourning David Bowie, Mr. Ziggy Stardust himself! So we were thrilled to spot this lightning bolt ring from jewelry company Fiat Lux, and even more thrilled to learn it was called the Ziggy. “The name of this ring comes from […]

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Small Retailers Increasingly Concerned with Government (Over)Regulation http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/134069/small-retailers-increasingly-concerned-government-overregulation http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/134069/small-retailers-increasingly-concerned-government-overregulation#respond Wed, 04 May 2016 12:04:18 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=134069 The expanding scope and cost of government regulation are placing new burdens on America’s small businesses, hindering their ability to create jobs and drive economic growth, according to a new survey released today by the National Retail Federation, which worked with market research firm GfK. “Overregulation is undermining the resolve of small retailers,” said NRF […]

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Display: 5 Cool Ideas to Borrow from ATS and Circuit Exhibitors http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/134054/display-5-cool-ideas-borrow-ats-circuit-exhibitors http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/134054/display-5-cool-ideas-borrow-ats-circuit-exhibitors#respond Wed, 04 May 2016 12:03:23 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=134054 Retailers are always looking for creative ways to display accessories, and who’s more creative than the designers at AccessoriesTheShow and Accessorie Circuit? While walking the New York accessories trade shows these past few days at the Javits Center, these displays caught our eyes. Below, a few easy ideas to steal borrow. Idea #1: CLOTHESPINS These […]

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JCPenney Runs ‘One Penny’ Mother’s Day Promo http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/134086/jcpenney-runs-one-penny-mothers-day-promo http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/134086/jcpenney-runs-one-penny-mothers-day-promo#respond Wed, 04 May 2016 12:02:11 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=134086 One store is taking its moniker very literally this Mother’s Day. JCPenney has launched a promotion where shoppers can buy mom a makeup bag for just one penny (get it?). Even better, that one penny makeup bag is actually a limited-edition Liz Claiborne makeup bag filled with over $35 worth of savings and offers (coupons […]

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Rebagg Closes $8 Million In Series A Financing Led By General Catalyst http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/134103/rebagg-closes-8-million-series-financing-led-general-catalyst http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/134103/rebagg-closes-8-million-series-financing-led-general-catalyst#respond Wed, 04 May 2016 12:01:38 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=134103 Rebagg, an end-to-end luxury resale service, today announced the close of an $8 million Series A funding round led by existing investor General Catalyst, with participation from FJ Labs (the holding company of Fabrice Grinda and Jose Marin), Metamorphic Ventures, Crosslink Capital, Founder Collective and Big Sur Ventures-Necotium. With the new financing, the company plans […]

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Item of the Day: Stefka Saddlebag http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/134003/item-day-stefka-saddlebag http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/134003/item-day-stefka-saddlebag#respond Tue, 03 May 2016 16:05:38 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=134003 Saddlebags are a hot handbag silhouette, but here’s something new. Stefka’s glazed leather saddlebag features a flap with a distinct point, rather than the silhouette’s traditional round flap. Designer Stephanie Bellomo studied design at Pratt institute in Brooklyn, and it’s been her mission to design and produce her pieces in NYC. To make good on […]

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Met Gala Fashion in Two Words: Silver Metallic http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/134008/met-gala-fashion-two-words-silver-metallic http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/134008/met-gala-fashion-two-words-silver-metallic#respond Tue, 03 May 2016 16:04:31 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=134008 As always, the glitterati interpreted the Met Gala’s fashion theme in their own way. And this year’s show–Manus x Machina: Fashion in the Age of Technology–was no exception. While we expected a few more robotic elements, and definitely more 3D printed dresses or accessories (Iris Van Herpen’s 3D printed items were all over the exhibit), […]

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Store Savvy: STORY’s Newest Theme, Have Fun! http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/133993/store-savvy-storys-newest-theme-fun http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/133993/store-savvy-storys-newest-theme-fun#respond Tue, 03 May 2016 16:03:49 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=133993 STORY knows that girls (and guys) just wanna have fun! The Chelsea lifestyle and fashion boutique rotates themes–aka stories–every three to eight weeks, and the newest one is aptly called: Have Fun! For this fun-filled theme, the store teamed up with Pepsi as they kicked off their new Pepsi-emoji campaign. “Curated to connect us like […]

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Macy’s Hires New Creative Agencies http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/134025/macys-hires-new-creative-agencies http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/134025/macys-hires-new-creative-agencies#respond Tue, 03 May 2016 16:02:44 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=134025 Macy’s plans to step things up this holiday season with new ad agencies. With the bulk of business done during the holidays, Macy’s took a particularly hard hit due to 2015’s unseasonably warm winter. Meanwhile, Macy’s spent $220.3 million on measured media in the U.S. in November and December of 2015, according to Kantar Media. […]

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Item of the Day: Alex Woo’s “Finding Dory” Jewelry http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/133066/alex-woo-launches-finding-dory-jewelry http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/133066/alex-woo-launches-finding-dory-jewelry#respond Mon, 02 May 2016 16:06:19 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=133066 It’s been a long time since we found Nemo. Now it’s time to find Dory! Jewelry designer Alex Woo, known for her Little Letters and Little Numbers, has created the Finding Dory jewelry line in partnership with Disney/Pixar. Available in sterling silver, 14k solid gold and diamonds, the limited-edition line retails from $48 to $1,298. […]

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Get Fall/Winter 2016 Trend Info at ATS’ The Trend Spot http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/133984/get-fallwinter-2016-trend-info-accessoriestheshows-trend-spot http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/133984/get-fallwinter-2016-trend-info-accessoriestheshows-trend-spot#respond Mon, 02 May 2016 16:05:52 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=133984 AccessoriesTheShow launched its Trend Spot today, featuring a wealth of trend information to help retailers target their buys. Trends included Lite Brite, Space Mod, Soft Element, Heritage and Neo-Victorian. Trend Director Courtney Ignelzi was also on hand to meet, mingle and answer questions. The trend vignettes will be up for the duration of AccessoriesTheShow, which […]

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Where to Watch Tonight’s Met Gala, Plus Exhibition Sneak Peek http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/133949/watch-tonights-met-gala-plus-exhibition-sneak-peek http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/133949/watch-tonights-met-gala-plus-exhibition-sneak-peek#respond Mon, 02 May 2016 16:04:54 +0000 http://www.accessoriesmagazine.com/?p=133949 Not invited to tonight’s Met Gala, where the world’s largest and most fashionable stars will dress to the theme of Manus x Machina: Fashion in the Age of Technology? Fear not. You can now watch all the Red Carpet excitement with E! Entertainment’s first ever live coverage. The Live From the Red Carpet special will […]

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