Karen Giberson

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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

Accessories Council Announces Honorees for 17th Annual ACE Awards

Accessories Council

New York—Every year, the Accessories Council pays tribute to leading designers, retailers, journalists, celebrities and emerging … [Read more...]

Accessories Council Fetes LF USA’s Robin Marino


New York—Industry notables and celebrity fashion lovers gathered Monday night at 91 Horatio Street in Manhattan’s Meatpacking … [Read more...]

Next Generation Awards Honor Today’s Student Talent

Next Generation

New York—The future is now and the Next Generation is here.The Accessories Council and FIT presented their Next Generation … [Read more...]

Abbey Doneger Receives Accessories Council’s 2012 Hall of Fame Award

Karen Giberson, Accessories Council; and Abbey Doneger, Doneger Group

New York—The Accessories Council has named Abbey Doneger, president of the Doneger Group, as the sixth inductee into its annual … [Read more...]

2011 ACE Awards: Accessories on the Purple Carpet

Frank Zambrelli with Karen Giberson, president of the Accessories Council

New York—For most high wattage events, celebrities pose for photographers in front of a stand and repeat backdrop while standing … [Read more...]