Honors and Awards

2012 Mobile Retailer of the Year: Walmart

Walmart Mobile

New York—Retail giant Walmart already bills itself as the largest retailer in the world, the third largest public corporation in … [Read more...]

Britain, Spain Bestow Top Fashion Honors Upon Blahnik

Manolo Blahnik

London—Madonna once said his shoes were “better than sex” (and last longer too).  Carrie Bradshaw (played by actress Sarah Jessica … [Read more...]

16th Annual ACE Awards Honors Industry Best

Actress Olivia Wilde and fashion designer Vince Camuto. Photo: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Accessories Council

  New York—It was a star-studded, accessories bedecked crowd at the 16th Annual ACE Awards, hosted Monday evening, … [Read more...]

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


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...]