Honors and Awards


ACE Awards Still On For Nov. 5 in NYC

Francisco Costa of Calvin Klein

New York—The Accessories Council confirmed today that its annual Accessories Council Excellence (ACE) Awards would continue as … [Read more...]

Retailer Eileen Fisher Named as 2012 Great Place to Work Winner

Eileen Fisher

New York– Great Place to Work named Eileen Fisher as one of the best small and medium workplaces in the United States on their … [Read more...]

The Retailer with the Best Customer Service? Amazon

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New York–Nestling out its own acquisition Zappos.com, Amazon.com rose to the top slot in the seventh annual NRF … [Read more...]

2011 Independent Handbag Designer Award Winners

Best Handbag in Overall Style and Design: Losna bags by Fabroila Pedrazzini

New York—Creativity is alive and well in handbag design as this year’s crop of recipients in the Fifth Annual Independent Handbag … [Read more...]

Accessories Council and FIT Announce Next Generation Winners

Next Generation Winner 1st Place Small Leathergoods, James Garlind

New York—The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) announced the winners of its annual Next Generation Awards, giving tomorrow’s … [Read more...]

Parsons Benefit Honors Reed Krakoff; Hosts Student Fashion Show

A design from Parson's student David Ferron, who won Womenswear Designer of the Year at the event

New York--At Parsons The New School for Design's recent annual gala, tomorrow’s fashion stars shone almost as brightly as … [Read more...]

FIT Unveils Top Student Designs on Runway –and Live Streaming

The Future of Fashion Show

New York—The designers of tomorrow will be on display Wednesday both on the runway as well as live streamed on the Internet. As … [Read more...]

The Headwear Assoc Inducts New Hall of Famers

Headwear Association 2011 Inductees

New York--If there’s one accessories classification that’s almost completely celebrity driven, it’s hats.From stylish … [Read more...]

Recycled Silver Jewelry Competition Announces Winners

2011 Harmony Jewelry Design Competition

New York—A jewelry competition to raise awareness of environmental causes that also funds a “green” cause is a great example of … [Read more...]

Platinum Guild Honors Basel Jewelry Designers

Robert Coin's sea turtle brooch with baroque South Sea pearl and diamonds. Right and below: Picchiotti's more than 3-carat heart shaped diamond ring and Tournaire's platinum and diamond men's ring

Basel, Switzerland--Platinum Guild International (PGI) announced the latest winners of its 2011 Platinum Design Awards at a … [Read more...]

Fuller Craft Museum Wins Art Jewelry Forum Award

Yoshiko Yamamoto Umegaka Ring, 2000, 18K and white gold. Courtesy of the artist

Brockton, MA—The Art Jewelry Forum (AJF) has awarded the Fuller Craft Museum with its AJF 2010 jewelry exhibition award.The … [Read more...]

Guinness Crowns Big Skinny with Worlds Largest Wallet

World's Largest Wallet

Cambridge, MA—This holiday season just about everyone could use a big wallet (not to mention deep pockets). But the Paul … [Read more...]