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Consumer Union Urges Limits on Cadmium Levels in All Children’s Products

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Yonkers, NY—Following Consumer Reports’(CR) tests that found “worrisome levels of heavy metals” in a rhinestone hair barrette, a … [Read more...]

‘Real Fake’ Art Exhibition Examines Counterfeit Culture

‘Real Fake’ Art Exhibition Examines Counterfeit Culture

New York--Counterfeit luxury items might be the bane of the fashion industry’s existence, but they provide inspiration for Chinese … [Read more...]

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Although our calendars don’t officially mark the start of fall, we can’t help but  get into the mood after Labor Day. There's … [Read more...]

Mondani Launches Z-Spoke Zac Posen Handbags

Z Spoke Zac Posen Handbag

New York--Those lucky enough to attend Zac Posen's Z Spoke runway show during Fashion Week will get a peek at his new handbag … [Read more...]

Steve Madden Takes Over Betsey Johnson’s $48 Million Loan

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New York—A week after Steven Madden Inc. took a $5 million stake in financially strapped Bakers footwear chain, the footwear and … [Read more...]

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Something about this Elliott Lucca tote has us giddy. Could it be the rich saffron color of its soft leather? The magnetic … [Read more...]

Venice Bans ‘Risque’ Handbag Billboard

Venice Bans ‘Risque’ Handbag Billboard

Venice—While famous paintings of nude women hang in Venice’s Academia museum, Venice's mayor isn’t pleased with a planned Bulgari … [Read more...]

Wearing Designer Knockoffs Leads to Lying, Cheating

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Could wearing designer fakes have a moral cost—sending one down the path of future dishonesty? Scientists say yes.Three … [Read more...]

82% of Outlet Mall Shoppers Look for Fashion Accessories

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Outlet Malls get no respect. They only reach 13% of shoppers, and most people (72%) have to go out of their way to visit one. In … [Read more...]

Hermes Half Year Profit Rises 55%

Gains in sales of scarves and other accessories helped boost second quarter sales

Paris--Hermès International SCA, the French maker of luxury handbags, silk scarves and other accessories, said today its … [Read more...]

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Remember when you were a kid in summer camp and you had to carry those little screw-top canteens full of water? Something about … [Read more...]

Rebecca Minkoff Launches Footwear

Rebecca Minkoff Footwear

Handbag designer Rebecca Minkoff has added footwear to her growing repertoire of categories.The 25-piece collection will have … [Read more...]