Accessories Council

India Starts New Initiative to Become World Leader in Leather Manufacturing


New York—The Government of India recently launched a new initiative—“Make in India,” where all sectors of manufacturing from … [Read more...]

Accessories Council’s 19th Annual ACE Awards Gala

Actress Taraji P. Henson  attends 19th Annual Accessories Council ACE Awards.  (Photo by Brian Ach/Getty Images for Accessories Council)

New York—The 19th Annual ACE Awards Gala “Accessories Council Excellence” was held Monday night to an overflow crowd at Cipriani … [Read more...]

Accessories Industry Mourns the Loss of a Great: Elaine Gold

Elaine Gold (AC Board member and past Hall of Fame winner), Robin Marino

New York—Elaine Gold, the veteran fashion accessories entrepreneur, innovator and supporter to new young talent, died Sunday after … [Read more...]

Calling all Emerging Accessories Designers!

emerging designers comp logo

Want to get your emerging accessory, jewelry or footwear brand discovered? Want to get mentored by an industry professional? Want … [Read more...]

NPD’s Words of Wisdom at the Accessories Council Summit

Marshal Cohen, NPD Group

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 … [Read more...]

Accessories Council Inducts Luxottica Luxury Retail’s Ed Jankowski into Hall of Fame

Ed Jankowski

Ed Jankowski, who leads Luxottica’s North American Luxury Retail division, received the Accessories Council's Hall of Fame Award … [Read more...]

Accessories Council Hosts 16th Annual Next Generation Awards

Accessories Council Generation Next

The Accessories Council is looking toward the next generation of accessories designers with the 16th Annual Next Generation … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Top 10 Online News Stories


New York—With major retailers’ third quarter earnings due out next week, there’s apprehensive in the air. So far, even the stellar … [Read more...]

2014 ACE Awards Sparkle and Shine


New York--It was a glittering, well-accessorized affair, filled with talent and teeming with beauty. Yet this 18th Annual ACE … [Read more...]

Week in Review: What Not to Miss

Spring 15 Breaking Trends Aprons

New York—Emerging trends keep rolling off the runways from New York to London to Milan. One of the most unusual ones is what we … [Read more...]

Accessories Council to Sponsor Emerging Designer Competition


New York—The most famous names in accessories, such as Louis Vuitton, Coach, or Michael Kors, have had their fair share of … [Read more...]

See You at the ACE Awards! Save the Date: Nov 3, 2014

Nicole Richie ACE Awards

New York—the Accessories Council’s 18th Annual ACE Awards will honor its latest round of industry stars on Monday, November 3, … [Read more...]