Industry Reacts to Sudden Death of Carol Dauplaise, Industry Icon

Carol Dauplaise picture

Jewelry designer and founder of her eponymous company Carol Dauplaise died tragically Monday morning after being hit by a car in … [Read more...]

Designer Jewelry Advocate Cindy Edelstein Dies


Pelham, NY—Cindy Edelstein, longtime consultant, entrepreneur and promoter of designer fashion and fine jewelry, died suddenly on … [Read more...]

Late Rock Icon David Bowie Influenced Fashion, Too


New York—As the world mourns the passing of rock legend David Bowie with tributes about his contributions to music, film, and … [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...]

Legendary Jewelry Industry Executive Frank Fialkoff, 70, Dies

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 07:  Designer Frank Fialkoff attends Accessories Council 15th Annual ACE Awards at Cipriani 42nd Street on November 7, 2011 in New York City.  (Photo by Jemal Countess/WireImage for Accessories Council) *** Local Caption *** Frank Fialkoff

New York—Frank Fialkoff, chief executive at Haskell Jewels LLC, one of the fashion jewelry industry’s leading players, died June … [Read more...]

Legendary Handbag Designer Carlos Falchi Dies at 70

Carlos Falchi

New York—Carlos Falchi, the Brazilian-born accessories designer, who started out dressing rockers in 1970s eventually rising to … [Read more...]

Memorial Service Scheduled for Vince Camuto on Feb. 5

Vince Camuto

New York--A memorial service for designer Vince Camuto is scheduled for Thursday, February 5 at 10 a.m. at St. Ignatius of Loyola, … [Read more...]

Industry Impresario Vince Camuto Loses Battle with Cancer


New York—The footwear and apparel industry has lost a great. Vince Camuto, the footwear maven, retail innovator and all-around … [Read more...]

Tributes for a Seventh Avenue Gentleman

Oscar de la Renta
22 July 1932 – 20 October 2014

New York—He was first and foremost a gentleman. The so-called Sultan of Suave once offered a ride to several editors from … [Read more...]

Obituary: Preston Imber, Bay Sales Co.

Preston Imber

New York—Preston Imber, a longtime sales account executive for Bay Sales Company, a leading fashion jewelry supplier, died … [Read more...]

Arthur Shapiro, 75, of R&S Sales, Dies

Arthur Shapiro

Arthur Shapiro, founder and partner in R&S Sales, died Saturday, August 25, at CentraState Hospital in Freehold, N.J. He was … [Read more...]

Marvin Traub, Former Bloomingdale’s Chairman, Dies


New York--Marvin Traub, former Bloomingdale’s chairman/ceo and legendary retail impresario generally credited with creating … [Read more...]