Small Leathergoods


Report: Private Equity Firm Makes Bid on Lancel

Lancel

Paris—Even though owner Richemont, the Swiss luxurygoods conglomerate, won’t confirm intended sales, sources said Wednesday that … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Flight 001

Flight 001

Item of the Day: Flight 001 Just in case that 11th hour deal to end the debt ceiling crisis (and government shutdown) doesn’t … [Read more...]

All in the Family: Roger and Cezar Mizrahi Get a Brand New Bag

7303 Taupe (iPad)

Brooklyn, NY--"I really missed the handbag business, and it's amazing to be back in it," says Roger Mizrahi, who recently launched … [Read more...]

Moving More Upscale, Louis Vuitton Hires New Accessories Designer

Actress Michelle Williams appears in Louis Vuitton's campaign for its new higher end Capucine handbag, made of Taurillon calf leather

Paris—One of the goals that Louis Vuitton this year was to move the brand more upscale, pruning back on its offerings in its … [Read more...]

Report: Richemont to Sell Lancel?

Lancel

Paris—Although Cie Financiere Richemont, the luxurygoods company, declined to confirm rumors, reports circulated today that its … [Read more...]

Despite Q2 Profit Rise, Vera Bradley Lowers Outlook

Vera Bradley

Fort Wayne, IN—Vera Bradley Inc. reported Wednesday afternoon that its second quarter profit rose 12%, but lowered its full year … [Read more...]

Ferragamo First Half Profit Jumps 81%

From Ferragamo's fall ad campaign

Florence, Italy—Salvatore Ferragamo reported today that its first half profit jumped 81% thanks to improved sales and its … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Handbag Butler

Mighty Purse

Item of the Day: Handbag Butler If you’re like us, you really do get a charge out of getting a new handbag. What about getting … [Read more...]

Item of the Day: Gladee

Gladee

Item of the Day: Gladee Sometimes there’s not a better smell in the whole world than that of bacon cooking in the morning. But … [Read more...]

Rabeanco Opens First of Three U.S. Stores This Year

rabeanco

Arcadia, CA—Rabeanco, the contemporary leathergoods brand based in Asia, recently opened the first of three stores in the United … [Read more...]

Vera Bradley to Expand Design, Distribution Headquarters

Back-to-college styles from Vera Bradley: Market Tote in Lola, Mini Frame Crossbody in Lola

Fort Wayne, IN—The Vera Bradley brand has its roots in Indiana and that’s just were the accessories company plans to spend $26.6 … [Read more...]

Lands’ End Looks to Heritage in Its New Leathergoods Line

The Landmark Collection

Dodgeville, WI—For decades, Lands' End has been known for its iconic canvas tote bags. Now the classic American brand is expanding … [Read more...]