2016 TOP 100 ACCESSORIES BRANDS & PLAYERS

In What's New, Industry News by Lauren Parker, Accessories Magazine

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A look at the 2016 Top 100 Accessories Magazines and Players, from the key labels to the major corporations and licensees behind the scenes. To see Spring 2017 trend boards, see the November 2016 issue of Accessories magazine or click here to download the pdf. 

1928
Founded: 1968; Owner: Melvyn Bernie
VP of Sales: Mary Roberts-Auer
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—1928, 2028,1928 Boutique, Antiquities, T.R.U. Private Brands program (all fashion jewelry). Licensed brand—Downton Abbey (fashion jewelry).
Contact: 818-841-1928, www.1928.com

ACCESSORY COLLECTIVE, a division of GMPC, LLC
Founded: 1974; Owners: Flash Mandel, Steve Wegner and Mark Lipschitz
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Ladies, Mens and Kids—Coldweather accessories (hats, scarves, gloves), legwear (boot socks, legwarmers, socks, multi-packs), toppers (ruanas, ponchos), hats (baseballs, straw, wool, cut and sew), scarves (knit, woven, jacquard), belts, hair.
Contact: 646-461-6373, www.theaccessorycollective.com; www.gmpc.com

ACCESSORY EXCHANGE
Founded: 1909; President: Abraham M. Dweck
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Olivia + Joy (handbags, small leather goods, smart accessories, cosmetic bags, hosiery), LIV by Olivia + Joy (leather handbags), Tutilo (executive work totes, small leather goods, smart accessories), Sorella (work totes), Adam & Alix, (legwear), My Sox (legwear), Active Energy (legwear, accessories), Crocs (legwear). Private label for department store brands, mass brands and specialty stores (handbags, small leather goods, work totes, legwear).
Contact: 212-931-5000, www.accessoryexchange.com

AHQ—ACCESSORY HEADQUARTERS
Founded: 2011; CEO: Abe Chehebar
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Hayden by Hayden Harnett (ladies handbags and accessories), Go!Sac (travel bags and handbags and accessories). Licensed brands—Christian Lacroix (ladies handbags, men’s bags, cosmetic bags and accessories), Catherine Malandrino (ladies handbags and accessories), Carlos Falchi (ladies handbags, cosmetic bags and accessories), V1969 Italia (ladies handbags, cosmetic bags and accessories, footwear) Revlon (cosmetic bags).
Contact: 212-328-1560, www.AHQ.com

AKA MYSTIQUE ACCESSORIES LLC
Founded: 2004; Managing Partner: Paul Aberbach; Partner/Creative Director: Tahseen Ali-Khan; Operations Director: Wolfgang Kraft; Executive Vice President: Ric DiPierro
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Paul & Pitü Naturally, Ali-Khan Collectibles, Ali-Khan New York, Me Too Accessories, Khan for Men, Me Too Active (designer, social, trend jewelry and accessories, hair accessories, active, men’s jewelry and accessories).
Contact: 212-685-2100, www.akamystique.com

ALEX AND ANI
Founded: 2004; Founder, CEO and Chief Creative Officer: Carolyn Rafaelian
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Alex and Ani, Charity by Design, Vintage Sixty-Six. Licensed brands—Disney Theme Park Merchandise, Major League Baseball, National Football League, United States Olympic Committee, 40+Colleges, 18 Sororities through Affinity Consultants, 5 military branches, Kentucky Derby, Romero Britto (jewelry, handbags, accessories).
Contact: 800-725-7822, www.alexandani.com

AMIEE LYNN
Founded: 1993; Owners: Michael and Steven Spolansky; President: Steven Spolansky
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Divisions: 29 Palms (scarves, wraps, cold weather, hats), Amiee Lynn (belts), Gem Bella (jewelry, hair accessories), Lake Shore Drive (belts, jewelry), Modern Heritage (belts), SweetCakes (belts, jewelry, legwear). Licensed brands—Ellen Tracy (belts, cold weather, hats, umbrellas, travel accessories, costume jewelry), Nautica (belts, scarves, cold weather, hats), Izod (umbrellas), XOXO (jewelry, umbrellas), Avec Les Filles (hats, cold weather, belts, scarves, legwear), G.H.Bass (men’s and ladies legwear, men’s hats, men’s cold weather), Nine West (scarves, belts & cold weather).
Leg Apparel (Jones New York, Ellen Tracy, Nautica, Lucky Brand, Nine West & kids legwear and Jessica Simpson legwear and cold weather, plus Stanley Tool);
Real Tree (socks, men’s and women’s accessories, base layer, umbrellas, jewelry, active wear).
Life Fitness (ladies and men’s active wear and private brand ladies and men’s active wear), Ellen Tracy ladies active wear, B. Active (men’s and ladies private brand active wear).
Contact: 212-268-4747, www.amieelynn.com

ATHRA*
Founded: 1984; Owner, President & CEO: Amena Koumi; VP Sales/Operations: Scott Turi; Director of Merchandising & Design: Tracy McCreary; Designers: Joanne Joseph & Ninos DeChammo
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Athra, Athra Luxe, Joey J, Ninos DeChammo (private Label fine, bridge and costume jewelry).
Contact: 201-964-9770; www.athra.com
* Click here to see Spring 2017 Trend Board

BAY SALES
Founded: 1978; Owner & President: Errol Salm; Owner & Vice President: Steve Friedland
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Artisian Collection (social jewelry, fashion jewelry, glass faceted crystal jewelry), By the Bay (social fashion jewelry, fashion trends), boxed jewelry and multiples, private label and replenishment programs.
Contact: 212-695-8792, www.baysalesinc.com

BERKSHIRE FASHIONS
Founded: 1944; President: Ike B. Dweck
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: And 1; Mattel—Thomas and Friends; Disney—Cars, Disney Princess, Doc McStuffins, Frozen, Jake and the Neverland Pirates, Mickey, Minnie, Sofia the First, Elena of Avalor, Finding Dory, Miles from Tomorrowland, The Descendants, The Lion Guard, Coco, Tangled the TV series, Moana; Lucas Films—Star Wars Classic, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Star Wars Episode VIII; Marvel—Spider-Man, Captain America, Marvel Comics, Marvel Retro Comics, The Avengers, Antman, Guardians of the Galaxy 2, Dr. Strange, Thor: Ragnorak, Spider-Man Homecoming; WB—Batman, Green Lantern, Justice League, Superman, Super Girl, Bat Girl, Wonder Woman, DC Superhero Girls; Hasbro—My Little Pony, Transformers: The Last Knight and Transformers Universe; Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood; DreamWorks—Trolls; Ty—Beanie Boos; Peanuts; Sesame Street; Peppa Pig; Betty Boop; WWE; Sanrio—Hello Kitty; Nickelodeon—Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Dora the Explorer, Dora and Friends, Paw Patrol, Blaze and the Monster Machines, Spongebob Squarepants, Shimmer & Shine; Saban—Power Rangers; Crayola; MGA-Num Noms, Project Mc2
Contact: 212-221-1542

BERRY JEWELRY
Founded: 1987; CEO: Martha Berry; COO: Jessica Dumas
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brand and private label—Berry Brand and Berry Jewelry (jewelry, hair accessories, scarves, hats)
Contact: 212-354-5014; www.berryjewelry.com, www.berrybrand.com

BETESH
Founded: 1970’s; Owner: The Betesh Family
President & CEO: Elliot Betesh
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Licensed brands—Born, B.O.C., Kensie, Wallflower (handbags and small leathergoods).
Contact: sales@beteshgroup.com, 212-686-4666

BRAHMIN
Founded: 1982; Co-Founders: Joan and Bill Martin
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brand—Brahmin (women’s handbags, small leather goods, accessories, jewelry, travel, gifts, men’s bags and accessories).
Contact: 800-229-2428; www.brahmin.com

BUENO OF CALIFORNIA
Founded: 1995; President/Owner: Joe Pagliaro; Showroom Contact: Jackie Kontizas
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Bueno, GAL-Great American Leatherworks, PARADOX, Joelle Hawkens by Treesje, and Treesje (handbags. small leathergoods, travel).
Contact: 212-695-6011

BUXTON
Founded: 1898; President: Eric Lund
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Buxton (handbags, accessories), Dopp (men’s travel kits, accessories). Licensed brands—Adrienne Landau (handbags, accessories), NDK Nidecker (men’s accessories). Optical eyewear by Eye Q; men’s gifts. Hautman Wildlife (men’s accessories).
Contact: 413-734-5900, 800-426-3638
www.buxtonstyle.com, www.buxton.co

CAMUTO GROUP
Founded: 2001; CEO/Founder: Vince Camuto (1936-2015); CEO & Chairman: Alex Del Cielo; President & Chief Merchandising Officer; Ed Ferrell
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: With lifestyle brands on a global scale, Camuto Group builds on the success of the Vince Camuto® brand—extending to collections that include Louise et Cie®, Two By Vince Camuto®, Vince Camuto™ Men’s, Imagine Vince Camuto® and 1. STATE®. Camuto Group holds footwear licenses for Jessica Simpson®, BCBGeneration®, BCBGMAXAZRIA®, and footwear/handbag licenses for Lucky Brand® and ED Ellen DeGeneres™. Camuto Group acquired Bernard Chaus Inc. to expand Camuto Group’s platform and develop apparel opportunities for partners. Camuto Group recently entered into a partnership with Mercedes Castillo to launch an advanced contemporary lifestyle collection. As part of Camuto Group’s digital innovation focus, it acquired Sole Society. Camuto Group and its partners operate 120 retail locations globally and products are sold in more than 5,400 doors worldwide.
Contact: 203-413-6500; www.vincecamuto.com

CARA ACCESSORIES
Founded: 2001; President: Panna Doshi; Vice President & Designer: Geeta Springer
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brand—Cara and Cara Couture (jewelry, hats, handbags and scarves).
Contact: 212-268-2825, pannadoshi@gmail.com

CAROL DAUPLAISE LTD*
Founded: 1978; President: Richard Dauplaise, Executive Vice President: Cathy Gin
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brand—Carol Dauplaise Ltd. (jewelry)
Licensed brands—Ruby Rd. (jewelry), Accessory PLAYS (collegiate jewelry).
Contact: 212-564-7301, sales@dauplaisejewelry.com
* Click here to see Spring 2017 Trend Board 

CAROLEE
Founded: 1972: Parent Company: Brooks Brothers Group; President: Jill Maier; Directors of Sales: MJ Racy, Beth Morrow; Director of Marketing: Nancy Risdon; Brand Directors: Katia Poulard, Paul Caravetta; Director of Purchasing: Holly McCormick
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brand—CAROLEE New York. Licensed brands—A.B.S. by Allen Schwartz, Lauren by Ralph Lauren, Brooks Brothers, Trina Turk (jewelry).
Contact: 203-629-1139

CASIO AMERICA, INC
Founded: 1970; Owner: Casio Computer Company, Ltd.; Casio America, Inc. Chairman and CEO: Yuji Sasajima; VP of Timepiece Division: David Johnson
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Casio, G-Shock, Baby-G, Edifice, Pro Trek (all watches).
Contact: 973-361-5400, www.casio.com, www.gshock.com, www.baby-g.com, www.protrek.casio.com, www.edifice.casio.com

CATHERINE STEIN DESIGNS
/ F.A.F. INC*
Founded: 1971; Parent Company: F.A.F. Incorporated
Founder: Arthur Fiorenzano; Chief Development Officer: JoEllen Fiorenzano; Vice President of Sales: Noel Bentley
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Catherine Stein Designs, Stein & Blye (private label jewelry and accessories).
Contact: sales@faf.com; F.A.F. Incorporated 800-949-3311; Catherine Stein Designs 212-840-1188
* Click here to see Spring 2017 Trend Board

CHAN LUU, LLC*
Founded: 1996; Chief Executive Officer: Taylor Whisenand; Creative Director: Chan Luu; Chief Financial Officer: Dennis Dunn; VP Sales & Marketing: Terry Farley
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brand—Chan Luu (jewelry, accessories, ready-to-wear).
Contact: New York 212-398-3163; Los Angeles 213-624-0856, www.chanluu.com
* Click here to see Spring 2017 Trend Board

THE CHATEAU GROUP
Founded: 1990; Vice President & COO: Sebastian Wang
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Chateau, Gracie Roberts, Sundown Wilds (handbags, backpacks and small leather goods). Licensed brands—UNIONBAY®,
Betty Boop™, REALTREE®, Margaritaville (handbags, backpacks, lunch totes and small leather goods).
Contact: 212-967-6705, info@chateauus.com

COACH
Founded: 1941; Chief Executive Officer: Victor Luis; Executive Creative Director: Stuart Vevers
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brand—Coach (handbags, small leather goods, accessories and lifestyle collections). Licenses—Footwear by Jimlar; eyewear by Luxottica; watches by Movado; beauty/fragrance by Inter Parfums. Stuart Weitzman brand of luxury footwear.
Contact: 212-594-1850, www.coach.com

COLLECTION 18
Founded: 1982; Owner & President: Drew Pizzo; Executive VP of Sales: Ron D’Angelo
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Collection 18, Made of Me, Never 2 Late, Sol and Mer. Licensed brands—Jones New York, BCBGeneration, BCBGMaxAzria, T&C by Theodora & Callum, Kensie, Nanette Lepore, Max Studio by Leon Max, Lovethislife (ladies scarves and wraps, fashion hats, coldweather knit accessories and beach accessories)
• ACCESSORY STREET, division of Collection 18. Licensed brand—Vince Camuto.
• ROBERT ROSE, jewelry division of Collection 18
Founded: 1946; Executive Vice President: Suzanne King
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brand—Robert Rose (fashion jewelry). Licensed brand—T&C by Theodora & Callum, Kensie, Nanette Lepore (fashion jewelry).
Contact: 212-947-7700, www.robertrose.com

COLORS IN OPTICS, LTD
Founded: 1976; Owner & CEO: Sanford Hutton; Designer & Vice President: Rhona Hutton
Chief Creative Officer: Jade Hutton.
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary Brand—Colors in Optics Collections. Licensed Brands—Vince Camuto, Jessica Simpson, Elie Tahari, Circus By Sam Edelman, Nanette Lepore, Laundry by Shelli Segal, Crayola, Unionbay, Rocawear, South Pole, Andrea Jovine, Moschino, Missoni, ill.i Optics by will.i.am, Kiton, MILA ZB, Azzaro, Philippe Charriol (all eyewear).
Contact: 212-465-1200

CRISLU
Founded: 1961; CEO: Bryan Crisfield; COO: Jeff Crisfield
Accessories Brands licenses and classifications: CRISLU, Miss CRISLU, Disney by CRISLU, 1121 East, Boulevard (all cubic zirconia jewelry).
Contact: 310-322-3444, www.crislu.com

DANECRAFT
Founded: 1934; Owner: Victor Primavera; President: Bob Soltys; National Sales Manager: Jerry Sestric
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Danecraft, Primavera, Pure 100 by Danecraft, Danecraft Daily Wear (DDW) (fashion and bridge jewelry).
Contact: 401-941-7700, www.danecraft.com

DML MARKETING GROUP
Founded: 1984; CEO: Mark Hierbaum; President: Barbara Russillo; VP Sales: Mary Dabrowski-Scotti, Karen Mead; VP Production: Susie Koo, April Edwards, Nubia Ramirez, Liz Perez; Design: Janice Striegel, Sarah Bach; Men’s Merchandise Manager: Matt Russillo
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Active Ingredients Sport Socks, Finishing Touches by Legale (socks, tights, slipper socks), Legale Organic Cotton Socks, Legale Pillow Sole Socks, Legale Plush Lined Tights, Leggings and Socks, Legale Socks, OTK, Boot Toppers, Tights, Leggings and Slippers, Legale Toe-tally Kids Socks and Tights. Licensed brand—Laura Ashley Collection (socks, tights and slipper socks), Polka Dot Shop, Gotham Standard Men’s Collection.
Contact: 212-714-2010, barbara@dmlsocks.com

DOONEY & BOURKE
Founded: 1975; President: H. Peter Dooney
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brand—Dooney & Bourke (handbags, small leather goods, luggage and accessories). Also has partnerships with MLB, NFL and NCAA schools.
Contact: 203-853-7515, www.dooney.com

DORFMAN PACIFIC*
Founded: 1921; President & CEO: Douglas Highsmith; Executive VP of Sales: Scott Starnes
SVP of Merchandise & Marketing: Todd Gardner
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Biltmore, Scala™, Callanan, Cappelli Straworld Inc®, DPC™, Tropical Trends, Aegean, Brooklyn Hat and SCALA Kids. Licenses—Stetson® cloth hats and caps, Carlos and Santana by Carlos Santana, Stacy Adams®, Indiana Jones, Tommy Bahama®, Panama Jack®, Mossy Oak, Woolrich®, Larry Mahan, Justin (headwear, straw handbags and coldweather accessories).
Contact: 800-367-3626, www.dorfman-pacific.com
* Click here to see Spring 2017 Trend Board 

E. GLUCK CORPORATION
Founded: 1956; Chairman & CEO: Eugen Gluck Executive VP: Barbara Weichselbaum; Senior VPs: Mark Odenheimer, Michael Feagan, Jerry Dikowitz
Vice President: Rob Robertaccio
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Armitron, Sprout. Licensed brands—Anne Klein, Badgley Mischka, Nine West, Vince Camuto, Quiksilver, Roxy, DC Shoes (watches).
Contact: 718-784-0700

ECHO DESIGN GROUP
Founded: 1923; Owners: Dorothy, Steven and
Lynn Roberts
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brand—Echo (scarves, wraps, hats, gloves, coldweather accessories, swim, beachwear, outerwear, handbags). Licensed brands—Polo (men’s and women’s scarves, coldweather accessories, gloves), Lauren Ralph Lauren (scarves, wraps, hats, gloves, coldweather accessories), Chaps (men’s coldweather accessories, women’s scarves and hats), POLO Sport (men’s hats, gloves, headbands).
Contact: 212-686-8771;800-331-ECHO
www.echodesign.com

ERICA LYONS, Uncas Int’l
& Home of Crimzonrose
Founded: 1989; President: Felice Silvia; Executive Vice President: Felix Porcaro III;
Vice President of Erica Lyons: Sheryl Schultz
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brand—Erica Lyons and private brands (jewelry and giftware).
Contact: 401-262-9813; www.uncasinternational.com

FANTAS-EYES
Founded: 1989; President: Sam J. Terzi
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brand—Fantas-Eyes (sunglasses, reading glasses, belts, jewelry). Licensed brands—Adrienne Vittadini (belts, jewelry), Rampage (belts, jewelry,
sunglasses).
Contact: 212-997-4433, www.fantas-eyes.com

FGX INTERNATIONAL
Founded: 1929; CEO: Anthony DiPaola; President: Jack Flynn; EVP, North America: Alex Bernhardt
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Foster Grant®, Corinne McCormack®, Sight Station™, Magnivision®, Gargoyles®, Anarchy®, SolarShield®, Ryders® and PolarEyes®. Licensed brands—Nine West®, Ironman®, Levi’s®, Dockers®, French Connection®, Disney®, Hello Kitty®, Star Wars®, Panama Jack®, Reebok®, Body Glove®
Contact: 401-231-3800, www.fgxi.com

FOSSIL GROUP
Founded: 1984; Chairman & CEO: Kosta N. Kartsotis; Executive VP, CFO & Treasurer: Dennis Secor; Executive VP, Human Resources: Darren Hart; Executive VP & COO: John A. White
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Fossil (fashion timepieces, wearables, sunglasses, women’s handbags, belts, small leather goods, men’s bags, belts, small leather goods, women’s and men’s jewelry); Misfit Fitness + Sleep Trackers, Michele, Relic, Zodiac, Watch Station (retail stores and web). Licensed brands—Adidas Performance and Original Timepieces, A/X Timepieces, Burberry Timepieces, Diesel Timepieces and Jewelry, DKNY Timepieces, Emporio Armani Timepieces and Jewelry, Emporio Armani Swiss Timepieces, kate spade new york Timepieces, Marc by Marc Jacobs Timepieces, Michael Kors Timepieces and Jewelry, Karl Lagerfeld Timepieces, Tory Burch Timepieces.
Contact: www.fossil.com
• SKAGEN DENMARK division of Fossil Group
Founded: 1989 (acquired by Fossil in 2012); Senior Vice President, Skagen: Anne Cashill
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Skagen Denmark (watches, wearables, bags, jewelry, lifestyle accessories)
Contact: 877-SKAGEN1, www.skagen.com

FRAAS
Founded: 1880; Owners: Fifth-generation Schmidt family; U.S. President: Michael Hatch; U.S. Vice President of Sales: Ken Krieger; U.S. FRAAS Brand Sales Manager: Aimee Zucchetti
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Cashmink, V. Fraas, FRAAS, FRAAS Black Label and FRAAS Silver Label (scarves, gloves, hats, wraps, ruanas, capes pareos, coverups and home décor throws).
Contact: 212-575-0191, www.vfraas.com

GMA ACCESSORIES INC
Founded: 1990
Founder: George Altirs Co-Founder: Mike Altirs
• BALLET GROUP, acquired by GMA Accessories in 2014
Founded: 1952; President & CEO: George Altirs; Executive Senior VP & Partner: Mike Altirs
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Private label jewelry, hair accessories, health and beauty care, and novelty products.
Contact: 212-768-2500, www.balletjewels.com
• CAPELLI NEW YORK, founded by GMA Accessories in 1990
Founded: 1990; President & CEO: George Altirs Executive Senior VP & Partner: Mike Altirs
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Capelli New York, Capelli New York Kids, Capelli Sport, Charlotte, Charlotte Girl, Billito, Destination A, CAP3, Stith, Franchi, La Sera, Poverty Flats (fashion accessories, scarves, handbags, hats, cold weather, hair accessories, jewelry, hosiery, footwear, rainwear, sleepwear, sportswear, fitness accessories and novelty products)
Licensed brands–Badgley Mischka, Belle Badgley Mischka, Mark & James Badgley Mischka, Jewel Badgley Mischka, Via Spiga, Daisy Fuentes, Lemon, U.S. Army, HEAD, Covergirl Active, and Triple 5 Soul.
Contact: 212-684-3344, www.capellinewyork.com
• SONDRA ROBERTS
Founded: 1981, acquired by GMA Accessories in 2016; Owners: George Altirs & Mike Altirs; President: Glenn Camche
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Sondra Roberts, SR Squared (handbags, small leather goods, fashion accessories).
Contact: 212-643-9728; www.sondraroberts.com

GLOBAL BRANDS GROUP
Founded: 2005; President: Dow Famulak; Group President Fashion Accessories & Home: Robin Marino
• ROSETTI, division of Global Brands Group
Founded: 1994 (purchased by GBG in 2006); President: Jane Thompson
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Rosetti, Rosetti GO, Lily Bloom, Kathy Van Zeeland, Tyler Rodan, Tig II by Tignanello. Licensed brands—Jennifer Lopez
Contact: 646-839-7000
• BETTER HANDBAGS, div Global Brands Group
Founded: 2004 (purchased by GBG in 2008); EVP: Debbie Forman-Pavan
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications:
Proprietary brands—Tignanello, Aquatalia. Licensed brands—Cole Haan, Jones New York (all handbags)
Contact: 646-839-7000
• CIPRIANI, division of Global Brands Group
Founded: 1972 (purchased by GBG in 2010); EVP: Debbie Forman-Pavan
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Kate Spade, Calvin Klein, Anne Klein, Guess, Cole Haan, Michael Kors, Rebecca Minkoff, Nine West, Vince Camuto, Spyder, Frye, Ivanka Trump, Buffalo (small leathergoods, belts, coldweather, scarves)
Contact: 646-839-7000
• GBG JEWELRY,  division of Global Brands Group
Founded: 2001 (purchased by GBG in 2011); President: Jane Thompson
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brand—Lily Bloom. Licensed brands— Jennifer Lopez, BCBGeneration
Contact: 646-839-7000
• GBG SOCKS LLC – PLANET SOX, division of Global Brands Group
Founded: 1994; President: Elie Levy; Vice President of Licensing: Lori May
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands: Planet Sox®, Candy Girl®, Med Tech®, Lil Runners®, Happy Girl, Funky Socks®, Paul Miller®, Sport Essentials® , Happy Baby, Planet Kids®, Northwest Trails®: Licensed fashion brands— BCBG, Kate Spade, Kensie, Anne Klein, Bebe, Sam Edelman, Esprit, Nanette Lapore, Cynthia Rowley, Geoffrey Beene: Licensed lifestyle brands—Spyder, HEAD, FILA, TapouT, Hind, Layer 8, Swiss Life NDK, Avalanche: Licensed characters—Disney, Nickelodeon, Mattel, Sesame Street, Hasbro, Thomas The Tank, Peppa Pig, Trolls, Star Wars (all legwear).
Contact : 212-239-1485, www.planetsox.com

GUESS
Founded: 1981; Founders: Paul and Maurice Marciano
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brand—GUESS. Licenses: Eyewear by Marcolin; handbags, small leather goods and luggage by Signal Brands; jewelry by K&M/Vendome USA; men’s small leather goods by Randa; footwear by Marc Fisher; GUESS & GC watches by Sequel Int’l; fragrance by Coty; mobile accessories by CG Mobile.
Contact: 877-44-GUESS (877-444-8377), www.guess.com

HANES
Founded: 1901; Founder: John Wesley Hanes; Owner & CEO: Rich Noll; Vice-President, General Manager Hosiery for Hanes Brands: Tricia Bouras
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Basic innerwear and activewear apparel: Hanes, L’eggs, Champion, Playtex, DIM, bali, Maidenform, Flexees, JMS/Just My Size, Wonderbra, Nur Die/Nur Der, Lovable and Gear for Sports.
Contact: 646-205-357; www.onehanesplace.com

HASKELL, LLC
Founded: 1990; Chairperson/CEO: Linda Fialkoff; Vice Chairman/COO: Brett H. Fialkoff; President: Steve Johns; Executive Vice President of Merchandising Licensed Brands, Jewelry and Timepieces: Garth Leas; Creative Director, Brands: Denise Venice
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Miriam Haskell, Robert Lee Morris, M. Haskell, Samara, Robert Lee Morris, RLM Studio (QVC). Licensed brands—Diane von Furstenberg (jewelry), Betsey Johnson (jewelry and watches), Kenneth Cole (jewelry), Steve Madden (jewelry and watches). Just purchased 50% of Charm & Chain, an online retailer.
Contact: 212-764-3332, www.haskelljewels.com

HOBO
Founded: 1991; Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer: David Brewer; Co-Founder & Chief Visionary Officer: Koren Ray
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Hobo (leather handbags and small leather goods).
Contact: wholesale@hobobags.com, www.hobobags.com

HOT SOX
Founded: 1971; Parent Company: Renfro Corporation
President: Dean Norman; Chief Creative Officer: Gary Wolkowitz; National Accounts Manager: Karen Cohen
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brand—Hot Sox. Licensed brands—Polo Men’s, Polo Women’s, Lauren, Polo Kids (hosiery).
Contact: 212-554-3865, www.hotsox.com

IBB
Founded: 1977; Owners and Presidents: Gavin Kovacs and Drew Kovacs
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—IBB (fine and bridge jewelry), Jules B (fashion jewelry).
Contact: 954-660-6900, www.ibbusa.com

ICON EYEWEAR
Founded: 1987; Owners: Mike and Julie Chang President: Bruce Bartley; Executive VP: Mike Cotton; VP of Marketing: Lorrie Frost
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Icon Eyewear, Precision Eyewear, Koolkritters, My Couture, I Design, I Performance, Cap Off, Perfect Vision, Studio One Optics (sunglasses, readers). Licensed brands—Geoffrey Beene, A.B.S. by Allen Schwartz, Borghese, Dickies, Franco Sarto, Naturalizer, Life Stride, Lyric and Culture, Sag Harbor, (all sunglasses, readers), Goodyear, Umbro, Zoo York, Dollhouse, Jeffrey Banks, Look Eyewear, Hawaiian Tropic (all sunglasses).
Contact: 201-330-9333, www.iconeyewear.com

ICONIX BRAND GROUP
Founded: 2005; CEO: John Haugh
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Candie’s, Bongo, Joe Boxer, Rampage, MUDD, Mossimo, London Fog, Ocean Pacific, Danskin, Rocawear, Cannon, Royal Velvet, Fieldcrest, Charisma, Starter, Waverly, Zoo York, Ed Hardy, Sharper Image, Umbro, Lee Cooper, Ecko Unltd., Marc Ecko and Strawberry Shortcake. Iconix also owns interests in The Artful Dodger, Material Girl, Peanuts, Modern Amusement, Buffalo David Bitton, Nick Graham, Ed Hardy and PONY brands.
Contact: 212-730-0030, www.iconixbrand.com

INGE CHRISTOPHER
Founded: 1986; Owners & Co-Founders: Inge Hendromartono, Christopher Senn
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Inge Christopher, Inge Sport, INGE (handbags, leather and contemporary clutches, minaudieres, evening bags, bridal bags, day-to-evening bags, jewelry).
Contact: 212-564-1151 or 415-457-2595, www.ingechristopher.com

JACMEL JEWELRY INC
Founded: 1977; President: Jack Rahmey; Executive Vice Presidents: Morris Dweck, Nathan Dweck, Tom Milillo, Evan Berkley, Albert Rahmey
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brand—Trrtlz. Licensed brands—Character & Studio: Disney, Sanrio, Warner Brothers, Marvel, Peanuts, Nickelodeon, Little Charmers, Peppa Pig, Mattel, Betty Boop, Universal, Dreamworks, Peeko. Lifestyle Brands: Hallmark, Ellen Tracy, Adrienne Vittadini, MLB, NFL, Brides, Instyle. Luxury Brands: Michael Aram, Stephen Dweck (fine/bridge and costume jewelry for all proprietary and licensed brands.)
Contact: 800-945-4300, www.jacmel.com

JESSICA SIMPSON COLLECTION, div. of Sequential Brands Group
Founded: 2005; Chief Creative Officer: Jessica Simpson; Co-Creative Director: Tina Simpson; Division President: Jameel Spencer
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications:
Partners—footwear & active footwear by Camuto Group; jeanswear, sportswear and girl’s apparel by One Jeanswear Group; dresses and outerwear by GIII; swimwear, girl’s and toddler swimwear and girl’s outerwear by Amerex; performance active wear by RDG Global; maternity by Destination Maternity; intimate apparel by Vandale; sun and optical frames by Colors In Optics; jewelry, handbags and small leather goods by Showroom35; fragrance by Parlux; legwear, belts and coldweather by Amiee Lynn; slippers by R&S; luggage by Olivet International; maternity by Destination Maternity; girls and baby footwear by Trimfoot; girls legwear by HYP; toddler and baby apparel & outerwear, Q4; bedding by Peking Handicraft; towels by 1888 Mills; rugs and bath accessories by Bacova Guild.
Contact: 646-564-2577, www.jessicasimpson.com
• SEQUENTIAL BRANDS GROUP
Founded: 2012; CEO: Yehuda Shmidman; Fashion Division President: Jameel Spencer

THE JEWELRY GROUP
Parent Company: Sycamore Partners  CEO: Fran Lukas
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Judith Jack, Anne Klein, Nine West, Nine West Vintage America Collection, Napier, Lonna & Lilly, Gloria Vanderbilt, Pet Friends. Licensed brands—Givenchy, Marchesa, Jenny Packham, Ivanka Trump (all jewelry). The Group also produces and develops private label jewelry.
Contact: 917-229-2743

K & M ACCESSORIES*
Founded: 1959; Parent Company: American Biltrite Inc.; President, K&M Accessories: Todd Marcus
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Vendôme (department store fashion jewelry), Scorpio Accessories (junior specialty jewelry), Facets by Vendôme (look-of-real jewelry), Glitz and Glam (social occasion jewelry), Finishing Touches (metal and basic jewelry), Trendz (specialty fashion jewelry), Bella Luxe (hair/scarves). Licensed brands—GUESS and T Tahari (both women’s fashion jewelry), Marc Ecko (men’s jewelry, formalwear accessories), Jessica Mcclintock (bridal jewelry and hair accessories), V19.69 Italia by Versace Abbigliamento Sportive SLR (women’s and men’s fashion jewelry).
Contact:  401-784-2339; www.kandmaccessories.com
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K. BELL*
Founded: 1979 (purchased by Renfro Corp. in 2010) President: Greg Matson; Founder: Karen Bell
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—K. Bell, K. Bell Men’s, K. Bell Sport, K. Bell Kids (boys and girls), KurB. Licensed brands—Laurel Burch, The Girls, Sperry Top-Sider, Keds, Grumpy Cat (all legwear).
Contact: 310-693-8911, www.kbellsocks.com
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KATE SPADE & COMPANY
Founded: Established as Liz Claiborne Inc. in 1976 and debuted as Kate Spade & Company in February 2014; CEO: Craig Leavitt
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—kate spade new york, Jack Spade, Adelington Design Group (apparel, jewelry, watches, wearable tech, footwear, handbags, small leather goods, luggage and travel accessories, coldweather, kids, home, gift, men’s apparel and accessories).
Contact: 212-739-6550, www.katespadeandcompany.com

KAYSER-ROTH CORP
Founded: 1958; President &CEO: Kevin Toomey; Executive VP & General Manager: Julia C. Townsend; VP Sales: Deborah Gildersleeve
VP Sales Planning: Jamie Martin
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—HUE (tights, leggings, hosiery, legwear accessories, intimates, shapewear, men’s socks, women’s socks, kid’s socks and tights), No Nonsense (leggings, tights, shapers, hosiery, sleepwear, women’s socks, men’s and kids’ socks), Burlington (hosiery, men’s socks, women’s socks and slippers), Calvin Klein (hosiery).
Contact: 800-575-3497, www.kayser-roth.com

KENDRA SCOTT
Founded: 2003; CEO: Kendra Scott; COO: Lon Weingart
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brand—Kendra Scott (jewelry and jewelry organizers).
Contact: 212-810-2894; www.kendrascott.com

KIPLING
Founded: 1987; Parent Company: VF Corp.; President: Nina Flood; VP of Sales: Claire Borda; VP Marketing: Jennifer Sacco
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brand—Kipling (handbags, accessories, totes, backpacks, luggage).
Contact: 212-841-7215, www.kipling-usa.com

LA ROCKS*
Founded: 2002; CEO: Joe Behney; CFO & COO: Ashish Arora
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Unwritten, Footnotes, Shine, Love is Forever, Love Grows, Arms of Love, Sweet Serenity
Licenses—Disney, American Greetings, lovethislife, more to come (all bridge and fine jewelry).
Contact: 213-488-1290, www.la-rocks.com
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LE SPORTSAC
Founded: 1974 (now operated by Itochu Prominent)
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—LeSportsac, City Collection, Baby Collection, LeSportsac Travel System (all bags).
Contact: 877-397-6597, www.lesportsac.com

L & LEUNG DESIGN GROUP
Founded: 2007; CEO: Andrew Leung; President: Lisa Nunziata; EVP Sales: Laurie Pridgeon; EVP of Product Development: Val Monasterio; Design Director: Susan Torrinson
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brand—Emma Fox, ENVY, Angel by L Martino. Licensed brands—Carlos by Carlos Santana, Iris Apfel, private label (all handbags).
Contact: 212-714-0777, www.LL-designgroup.com

LUX ACCESSORIES
Founded: 2005. Owner & CEO: Shaya Reiter; CMO: Mandy Reiter; Executive Vice President of Sales: Adam Zwick, Allyson Berger
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Lux Accessories, International Inspirations, DLux, nOir, N by nOir,  Danielle Nicole
(all jewelry and hair accessories).
Contact: 866-LUX-JEWL, www.luxaccessories.com, www.noirnyc.com

LUXOTTICA
Founded: 1961; Founder & Executive Chairman: Leonardo Del Vecchio; CEO: Massimo Vian (CEO for Product and Operations); President Luxottica Wholesale NA: Fabrizio Uguzzoni; VP of Marketing Wholesale NA: Laurent Boury
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands— Ray-Ban, Oakley, Vogue Eyewear, Persol, Oliver Peoples and Alain Mikli. Licensed brands—Armani Exchange, Brooks Brothers, Bvlgari, Burberry, Chanel, Coach, Dolce & Gabbana, DKNY, Donna Karan, Emporio Armani, Giorgio Armani, Michael Kors, Miu Miu, Polo Ralph Lauren, Paul Smith, Prada, Ralph Lauren, Starck Eyes, Tiffany & Co., Tory Burch, Valentino, Versace (all eyewear).
Contact: 800-422-2020, www.luxottica.com

MAGID
Founded: 1989; Owner & President: Pinny Rand; Owners & Vice Presidents: Larry Rand, Ari Rand, Charles Rand
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Magid (felt hats, knit hats, straw hats, handbags, canvas bags, straw bags, evening bags, metal mesh bags, scarves, sarongs, hair accessories, fascinators, gloves, knitwear, tights and leggings), Rebecca & Rifka (handbags, wallets). Licensed brands—Isaac Mizrahi (hats), Jessica McClintock (hats, scarves, sweater wraps), Slazenger (socks), Just Jamie (wraps, ruanas, scarves, gloves) Eye Candy (hosiery, socks, slippers).
Contact: Y&S Handbags 212-268-1071
www.magidhandbags.com

MARCHON
Founded: 1983; President & CEO: Nicola Zotta
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Flexon®, Dragon Alliance, MarchoNYC, Skaga, Airlock and Tres Jolie.
Licensed brands—Calvin Klein Collection, Calvin Klein Platinum, Calvin Klein Jeans, Chloe, Columbia, Diane von Furstenberg, Etro, G-Star RAW, Karl Lagerfeld, Lacoste, Liu Jo, Marni, MCM, Nautica, Nike, Nine West, Salvatore Ferragamo, Sean John (all eyewear).
Contact: 800-645-1300, www.marchon.com

MARCOLIN GROUP
Founded: 1961; Group CEO & General Manager: Giovanni Zoppas; COO: Massimo Stefanello
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications:
Licensed brands—Tom Ford, Balenciaga, Moncler, Ermenegildo Zegna, Agnona, Montblanc, Roberto Cavalli, Tod’s, Emilio Pucci, Swarovski, Dsquared2, Diesel, Just Cavalli, Covergirl, Kenneth Cole, Timberland, Guess, Gant, Harley-Davidson, Marciano, Catherine Deneuve, Skechers, Bongo, Candie’s, Rampage. Proprietary brands—Viva, Savvy, Marcolin, National and Web (all eyewear).
Contact: 800-537-9265, www.marcolin.com

MARSALA*
Founded: 1977; President: Bill Giovanello; VP of Sales: Bonita Wiseman
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: LeVieux Marcasite, Itsy Bitsy Sterling, Charmed by Diamonds, Diamond Shadows, I Promise You, Icy Colours, Life’s Little Blessings, Personal Charm (all jewelry).
Contact: New York 212-239-8942; Ohio 513-474-6203
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MEMOI*
Founded: 1957; Owner, President & CEO: Joseph Steinberg; VP of Sales: John Flynn; Director of Sales, Merchandising, Product Development & Sourcing: Esty Breier
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—MeMoí (legwear, men’s collection), SlimMe by MeMoí (shapewear), Melas (legwear), SlimLux (shapewear), SlimChic (shapewear), JustMe (legwear), Legmogu’e (legwear). Licensed brands—Levante (legwear), Natori (legwear).
Contact: 908-486-5302 (corporate office), 917-453-5674 (sales office), www.memoi.com
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MICHAEL KORS
Founded: 1981; Honorary Chairman & Chief Creative Officer: Michael Kors; Chairman & Chief Executive Officer: John Idol; Group President, Accessories and Footwear: Anna Bakst
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Michael Kors Collection, MICHAEL Michael Kors (handbags, small leathergoods, footwear, belts, watches, jewelry and eyewear), Michael Kors Access (wearable technology).
Contact: 212-201-8100, www.michaelkors.com

MONDANI
Founded: 1996; President: Steven Hedaya
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brand—Mondani (handbags, small leather goods and accessories), Emilie M. (handbags, small leather goods and accessories). Licensed brands—ZAC Zac Posen (handbags, small leather goods and accessories), Ivanka Trump (handbags, small leather goods), Christian Siriano and Christian Siriano NY (handbags and small leather goods), London Fog (handbags and small leather goods).
Contact: 212-244-0880 or 800-847-0072
www.mondani.com

MOVADO GROUP, INC
Chairman & CEO: Efraim Grinberg; President: Ricardo Quintero; SVP & Chief Financial Officer: Sallie DeMarsillis; SVP & Chief Marketing Officer: Mary Leach
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Movado, EBEL, Concord. Licensed brands—Coach, HUGO BOSS, Lacoste, Juicy Couture, Tommy Hilfiger and Scuderia Ferrari (all watches).
Contact: 800-810-2311, www.movadogroup.com

MUNDI WESTPORT GROUP
Founded: 1969; President: Kevin Ross; Owner: Richard Florin; VP of Sales: John Florin
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Mundi, Bridge Road (handbags), Blush (cosmetic bags), Stella@Maxx (handbags, wallets). Licensed brands—Kenneth Cole (handbags, small leathergoods, cosmetic bags, belts), Jessica McClintock (evening bags), Kooba (handbags, wallets).
Contact: 212-779-5900, www.mundiwestport.com

MZ BERGER & CO
Founded: 1950; CEO: Bernard Mermelstein; VP Licensed Watches: Debbie Chan; VP Sales Contact: Carolyn Daher; Licensing Contact: Ashley Fornuff-McMullan
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary watch brands—ELGIN, GRUEN, SHARP, WALTHAM. Watch and clock licenses—Disney, Marvel, Lucas, DreamWorks, Universal, Nickelodeon, Hasbro, Cartoon Network, Saban, Yo-Kai Watch, Betty Boop, Mattel, Mars and WWE.
Contact: 718-472-7500, www.mzb.com

NADRI*
Founded: 1984; Founder/President/CEO: Young Tae  MacGyver Choi; EVP & CMO: Greg Brannan; Senior Executive VP: Soonoki Choi; VP of Design and PD: Rie McCoy
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—NADRI, NADRI STERLING, ADRIANA ORSINI, ADRIANA ORSINI STERLING, Eliot Danori, AVA NADRI, LORA PAOLO, The Jewelry Collection by NADRI, and Napoli (all jewelry)
Contact: 201-585-0088, www.nadri.com
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NATASHA ACCESSORIES
Founded: 2006; Chief Executive Officer: Ravie Singh
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Tasha, Natasha, Natasha Couture, Natasha Girl (kids), (jewelry, evening bags, belts, scarves, hair accessories, key chains, cosmetic bags, iPhone cases, decorative hats and handbag charms).
Contact: 212-643-2525,
tasha@natashaaccessoriesltd.com

THE NES GROUP
Founded: 2000; Chief Executive Officer: Nemo Gindi
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Fortune NYC, Zunammy, Brooklyn Exchange (men’s watches and jewelry), City Chic (fashion jewelry), Lisa Michelle (sterling silver), Structure by NES (stainless steel jewelry). Licensed brands—Steve Madden (watches, jewelry), Ike Behar (watches, jewelry), Everlast (activity trackers, watches, fitness accessories), RBX (activity trackers, watches), Mossy Oak (watches, jewelry), Bella Pilar (watches, jewelry), Wallflower Jeans (watches). Private label for department stores and specialty stores (sterling silver, stainless steel, fashion jewelry, watches, hair accessories)
Contact: 646-825-4319, www.nesjewelry.com, www.nescostume.com, www.xtremetime.com, ali@nescostume.com

NINA FOOTWEAR
Founded: 1953; CEO: Ezra Dabah; Chief Creative Officer: Nina Miner; Corporate President: Alan Johnson; Sales Contact: Linda Pettinato
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Nina (shoes, handbags, bridal accessories including jewelry and girls shoes), Delman (shoes).
Contact: 212-399-2323, 800-233-NINA, www.ninashoes.com

NINE WEST
Parent Company: Sycamore Partners; CEO: Ralph Schipani; Vice President, Licensing: Margaret Nicklas
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brand—Nine West (handbags, footwear). Nine West Licenses—belts and coldweather accessories by GBG; scarves and wraps by Collection 18; watches by E. Gluck Corp; sunglasses and hats by FGX; tights and legwear by Leg Apparel; optical eyewear and RX sunwear by Marchon; luggage by Randa Accessories; Nine West Kids footwear by BBC Intl launching Spring 2017.
Contact: 917-229-2817, www.ninewest.com

ORION FASHIONS INC
Founded: 1975; CEO & President: Susan Glass; Sales Manager: Stacy Cochran
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Orion (contemporary missy fashion jewelry), Kool Konnections (junior fashion jewelry), SLG (modern lifestyle jewelry).
Contact: 212-563-5420, sales@orionfashions.com

PAN OCEANIC EYEWEAR LTD
Founded: 1969; Owner/Proprietor: Ronald Terzi
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brand—EYESQUARED. Licensed brands—Hello Sunshine, Hello Kitty, Disney, Marvel, DC, Nickelodeon, Playboy, Barbie (sunglasses, readers, fashion eyewear, eyeglass cases).
Contact: 212-354-7744, www.panoceanicgroup.com
• BASHA ACCESSORIES, division of Pan Oceanic
Acquired: 2000; CEO: Joseph Terzi; President: Leslye Funk
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—BASHA, Estee & Lilly (ladies and childrens fashion scarves, coldweather, ruanas, shawls, wraps, capes, ponchos, children novelty items).
Contact: 212-354-7744
• LA REGALE, division of Pan Oceanic
Acquired: 2012; Brand Manager & Creative Director: Jerry Perry
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—La Regale, Zoe Adams, Lenore by La Regale (evening bags, bridal, special occasion, clutches, minaudieres, day-to-evening handbags).
Contact: 212-354-7744

RG BARRY
Founded: 1947; President & CEO: Greg A. Tunney
Footwear Business Unit President: Lee Smith; baggallini® Business Unit President: Alan Krantzler Foot Petals® Business Unit President: Jeff Cosgrove
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary footwear brands—Dearfoams®, df by Dearfoams™, dluxe by Dearfoams™, Signature by Dearfoams™; proprietary handbags, tote bags and travel products—baggallini®; proprietary foot and shoe care products—Foot Petals®, Fab Feet®, Fancy Feet®, Heavenly Heelz®, Killer Kushionz®, Technogel™, Tip Toez®
Contact: 800-848-7560, www.dearfoams.com, www.baggallini.com, www.footpetals.com

R.J. GRAZIANO
Founded: 1975; President: R.J. Graziano; Sales Manager: Lindsey Kress
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—R.J. Graziano (jewelry, handbags).
Contact: 212-685-3737, www.rjgraziano.com

REBECCA MINKOFF
Founded: 2005; Co-Founders: Rebecca & Uri Minkoff
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Rebecca Minkoff (handbags, small leathergoods, footwear, jewelry, ready-to-wear, tech accessories, coldweather, athleisure), Uri Minkoff (men’s accessories).
Contact: 212-677-7829, www.rebeccaminkoff.com, www.uriminkoff.com

ROMAN AND SUNSTONE
Founded: 1973; President: Sally Alex
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Sunstone, Eternally Radiant, Roman, Wearable Art, Roman Luxe, & Roman Bride. Licensed brands—Kenneth Jay Lane (fine jewelry).
Contact: 212-889-0740, www.romansunstone.com

SÀFILO GROUP
Founded: 1934; CEO of Sàfilo Group: Luisa Delgado; CEO of Safilo North America: Henri Blomqvist; Senior VP of Sunglass Sales: Mark Ugenti
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Carrera, Oxydo, Polaroid Polarized Sunglasses, Smith. Licensed brands sold in the U.S.—Banana Republic, Bobbi Brown, BOSS, BOSS Orange, Céline, Dior, Dior Homme, Elie Saab (2017), Fendi, Fossil, Givenchy, Gucci (manufacturing only), Havaianas (2017), Jack Spade, Jimmy Choo, Juicy Couture, Kate Spade New York, Marc Jacobs, Max Mara, Swatch, Tommy Hilfiger (all eyewear).
Contact: 212-736-5090, www.safilousa.com

THE SAK BRAND GROUP
Founded: 1989; CEO & Co-Founder: Mark Talucci Co-Founder: Todd Elliott
Accessories brands and classifications: Proprietary brands—The Sak (bags, small leather goods and media accessories, jewelry by Almar), Sakroots (bags, footwear, tech, media accessories, small leathergoods, stationery, travel/luggage, jewelry), Elliott Lucca (bags and media accessories).
Contact: 212-329-4500, www.thesak.comwww.sakroots.com, www.elliottlucca.com

SASHA
Founded: 1980; Owner & President: Erol Devli
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Sashu footwear, CEM special occasion handbags, Stephanie Nicole fashion bags, DiViaggio travel bags. Licensed brands—Beverly Hills Polo Club and Betty Boop. Contact: 212-268-4000

SHALOM INT’L CORP
Founded: 1961; CEO: Steve Shalom
President: Eddie Baranoff
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary Brands—ISC (women’s and kid’s jewelry, infant accessories); So’Dorable (infant accessories); Totally Sox, Prosox (hosiery); Stylin’ by Bundle O’ Braids, Kids by Bundle O’ Braids (hair accessories).
Licensed brands—Little Me, Flapdoodles (infant accessories); Kangol, Junk Food, Rocawear, Airheads (hosiery).
Contact: 800-533-8040, www.shalomint.com,
www.iscjewels.com

STEPHAN & CO
Founded: 1990; CEO: Stephan Rubin
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brand—Stephan & Co. and private label (jewelry)
Contact: 212-481-3888 ext. 11, www.stephanandco.nyc

STEVE MADDEN ACCESSORIES
Founded: 1995; Design Chief: Steve Madden; Group President, Handbags and Fashion Accessories: Daniel Friedman; President, Handbags Steve Madden, Steven by Steve Madden, and Betsey Johnson: Sloan Tichner; President, Belts: Renee Cohen; President, Madden Zone, Big Buddha, Madden Girl, Men’s Bags: Larry Zakarin; Co-President: Jeff Goldstein; President, Coldweather and Fashion Accessories: David Seeherman
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Steve Madden (footwear, handbags, eyewear, sunwear, legwear, hats, belts, coldweather, scarves, beachwear, sunglasses, gifting & tech accessories), Steven by Steve Madden, Madden Girl (footwear, handbags, gifting & tech accessories), Big Buddha (handbags, footwear, belts, coldweather accessories, sunglasses, gifting & tech accessories); Licensed brands—Outerwear by Taylor Fashions; activewear, lounge, sleepwear, intimates and hosiery by Gina Group; bedding by Revman International; luggage by 24/7; umbrellas by Baum Essex; men’s accessories by Mundi Westport Group, jewelry, watches and hair accessories by NES Jewelry.
Contact: 212-695-5545, www.stevemadden.com
• BETSEY JOHNSON, division of Steve Madden
Founded: 1978 (purchased by Steven Madden, Ltd. In 2012); Creative Director: Betsey Johnson; President, Handbags: Sloan Tichner; President, Footwear: Wendy Steinberg; President, Belts: Renee Cohen; President, Fashion Accessories: David Seeherman
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Betsey Johnson (handbags, Luv Betsey Handbags, Betseyville Handbags, footwear, Betseyville Footwear belts, coldweather accessories, sunglasses, Luv Sunglasses, Betseyville sunglasses, and optical), Blue by Betsey Johnson (footwear, intimates, jewelry and handbags). Licenses—sleepwear and intimates by Carole Hochman Design Group; jewelry and timepieces by Haskell Jewels; swimwear and coverups by Malibu Design Group; dresses, outerwear and active by The Levy Group; legwear by Gina Group; umbrellas and housewares by Baum and Essex; children’s apparel by GW Industries; bedding and bath by Revman International; stationary and crafts by Horizon Group; dancewear by Capezio.
Contact: 212-695-5545, www.betseyjohnson.com
• BIG BUDDHA, division of Steve Madden
Founded: 2001 (purchased by Steven Madden, Ltd. In 2010); President, Handbags: Sloan Tichner; President, Belts: Renee Cohen; President, Coldweather: David Seeherman
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary Brand—Big Buddha (handbags, belts, coldweather accessories, sunglasses)
Contact: 212-857-9580, www.bigbuddha.com
• CEJON, division of Steve Madden
Founded: 1992 (purchased by Steve Madden Ltd in 2011); President: David Seeherman
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Steve Madden (fashion accessories, coldweather, hats, belts and sunglasses), Big Buddha (fashion accessories, coldweather, hats, belts and sunglasses), Betsey Johnson (fashion accessories, coldweather, hats, belts and sunglasses), Cejon (fashion accessories and coldweather). Licensed brands—Andrew Marc (men’s and women’s sunglasses), Marc New York (men’s and women’s sunglasses), Bobby Roache (men’s and women’s sunglasses), Callaway (men’s and women’s sunglasses). Additional brands—Brian Atwood, Northshore, Melissa Odabash (all sunglasses)
Contact: 212-967-4663, www.cejon.com
• BRIAN ATWOOD, division of Steve Madden
Founded: 2001 (purchased by Steve Madden Ltd in 2014); President, Handbags: Sloan Tichner; President, Shoes: Wendy Steinberg
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Brian Atwood, BBA (footwear, handbags, sunglasses)
Contact: www.stevemadden.com

SWAROVSKI GEMSTONES™
Founded: Gemstone division founded in 1965;
corporate founded in 1895; Vice President, Operations: Erwin Wieser
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Created stones and genuine gemstones cut by Swarovski. Contact: 800-444-0480, www.swarovski-gemstones.com

TANYA CREATIONS
Founded: 1978 by Peter Wallick and his father, Haskell Wallick; Chairman & CEO: Peter Wallick; President: Jeffrey Massotti
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brand—Private label (fashion jewelry). Licensed brand—Elf on the Shelf (jewelry, accessories).
Contact: 401-438-8050, ext. 148
www.tanyacreations.com

TORY BURCH
Founded: 2004; Chairman, Co-CEO & Designer: Tory Burch; Co-CEO & Director: Roger N. Farah; President & Director: John Mehas; CFO: Paul Davies
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brand—Tory Burch (ready-to-wear, shoes, handbags, accessories, watches, home, beauty).
Contact: 212-683-2323, www.toryburch.com

TOTES ISOTONER CORP
Founded: 1961; Parent Company: Freeman Spogli & Co. and Investcorp; President & CEO: Dan Rajczak
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Isotoner (coldweather and slippers), Totes (umbrellas, rainwear, slippers, boots and gift items), Acorn (slippers, socks and casual footwear), Manzella (gloves and hats), Just Sheepskin (slippers and boots).  Licensed Brands—Woolrich (gloves and hats), C9 (cold weather), Champion (gloves and hats).
Contact: Cincinnati HQ: 513-682-8200
www.totes-isotoner.com

TREBBIANO DBA SHOWROOM 35
Founded: 1997; Owner: Tony Cheng; President & CEO: Terry McCormick; President of Botkier New York: Gene Berkowitz
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Botkier NY (handbags, small leather goods, footwear, jewelry); GWP (gift with purchase). Licensed brands—Jessica Simpson (handbags, small leather goods, jewelry); Vince Camuto (jewelry); Tommy Bahama (handbags); Joe’s Jeans (handbags); Nicole by Nicole Miller (handbags, jewelry); Nicole Miller NY (handbags, small leather goods, cosmetic bags); Louise et Cie (jewelry); Cole Haan (jewelry).
Contact: 212-862-2770

TRESKA*
Founded: 1979; President: Kay Pile; Vice President: Wade Bryan; CFO: Jayme Shaffer
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Treska, Aris by Treska, Zevar by Treska (fashion jewelry, scarves, handbags and apparel).
Contact: 888-535-9288, www.treska.com
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UGG
Founded: 1978; President: Andrea O’Donnell
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brand—UGG® (men’s, women’s and kids footwear, loungewear, outerwear, handbags, small leather goods, home product lines all done in-house; coldweather accessories licensed by Fownes Bros.).
Contact: matthew.magnin@deckers.com, www.ugg.com

UNITED LEGWEAR & APPAREL CO LLC*
Founded: 1998; President and CEO: Isaac E. Ash; COO/CFO: Christopher Volpe; SVP Sales: Gennie Murphy
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—BabyLegs, TicTacToe, Sox & Co. Licensed brands—2(X)IST, Adrienne Vittadini, Bread & Boxers, C&C California (flip flops, legwear, children’s apparel), Gold’s Gym, Happy Socks, Limited Too (flip flops, legwear, sleepwear), PUMA Bodywear, Legwear, Accessories, PUMA Kids Apparel, Skechers legwear and accessories, Tokidoki, Urban Knit, Weatherproof.
Contact: 212-391-4143, www.unitedlegwear.com
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VERA BRADLEY
Founded: 1982 by Barbara Bradley Baekgaard and Patricia Miller; CEO: Robert Wallstrom; Chief Merchandising Officer: Sue Fuller; Chief Marketing Officer: Theresa Palermo; Chief Financial Officer: Kevin Sierks
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brand—Vera Bradley (handbags, luggage, travel, jewelry, paper & gift, home, accessories). Licensed brands—Collegiate, Footwear.
Contact: 260-482-4673; www.verabradley.com

XCEL BRANDS INC
Founded: 2011; CEO: Robert W. D’Loren; President & COO: Giuseppe “Joe” Falco; Executive Vice President of Business Development and Treasury: Seth Burroughs; CMO: Catherine “Kate” Twist; CFO: James F. Haran
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Isaac Mizrahi purchased by Xcel Brands in 2011; Judith Ripka purchased by Xcel Brands in 2014;
H Halston and H by Halston purchased by Xcel Brands in 2014; C. Wonder purchased by Xcel Brands in 2015.
Contact: 347-727-2474, www.xcelbrands.com

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