Handbags


Finally: 2014 IHDA Annual Handbag Award Winners Revealed!

From the 8th annual Independent Handbag Designer Awards: Grand Prize handbag designed byJohn Edwards of Florian London who received  the award for Best Handbag in Overall Style and Design and the InStyle.com, the Audience Fan Favorite

New York—For those in handbags—especially emerging designers/brands—it’s the most anticipated event of the year. On Wednesday, the … [Read more...]

TV Fashion Series Features Rafe, Other Filipino Designers

For a trailer from "Haute the Record" see below

Redwood City, CA—For a glimpse at what it took for a group of leading Filipino fashion designers, including Rafe Totengco, tune … [Read more...]

Trend Finder: Kitsch

KITSCH

Kitsch apparel and accessories are appearing on the runway this season as designers draw inspiration from cartoon-like images. … [Read more...]

Trend Finder: Plaid

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Plaid is no longer only the pattern for school girls and Scottish kilts as it makes its way into numerous accessories this season. … [Read more...]

“In Transition” Mulberry’s Profit Halved, Sales Decline

New Tessie Collection

Somerset, England—It’s a good thing Mulberry plans to emphasize lower pricepoints. The previous strategy under ousted CEO Bruno … [Read more...]

A to Z: Buxton

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Buxton was founded in 1898 and soon became a highly respected leather goods manufacturer recognized for its quality leather … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Girl Nation

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Girls just wanna have fun…but sometimes they still have to get down to work.Enter Girl Nation, a brand for “girls who live … [Read more...]

Kipling Votes Megan Nicole “Most Likely To Make You Happy” For Back-To-School

Kipling Campaign Megan Nicole

Kipling Votes Megan Nicole "Most Likely To Make You Happy" For Back-To-School New York—Kipling North America, a division of VF … [Read more...]

A to Z: AHQ Accessory Headquarters

Hayden Harnett bag by AHQ Accessory Headquarters

AHQ Accessory Headquarters was founded by 30 year industry veteran, Abe Chehebar. AHQ is focused primarily on private label and … [Read more...]

Trend Finder: Oversized Clutch

Oversized Clutch

The oversized clutch is both practical and trendy, taking a woman from day to evening in equal style. The newest oversized clutch … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Plinio Visona

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Item of the Day: Plinio Visona By now you ought to know we’re pretty mad for plaid. Come this fall, plaids of many sorts will be … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Eileen Kramer

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Item of the Day: Eileen Kramer Alligator python and stingray, oh my! Like our ancestors once wore, many of us too have a love for … [Read more...]