Called The Voice of the Industry and published 3x a year, Accessories Magazine is the leading trade publication in the fashion accessories industry, and has been in business since 1908. Serving the $40 billion accessories industry, we are the conduit between retailers and manufacturers, providing a timely, relevant and analytical editorial perspective to this rapidly changing business. Readers rely on Accessories for up-to-the-minute coverage on all categories of accessories, including handbags, small leathergoods, jewelry, watches, belts, scarves, hosiery, eyewear, hats, hairgoods, rainwear/umbrellas, casual footwear, tech accessories, coldweather merchandise and more. Our editors are experts in the field and come from multi-faceted backgrounds in the fashion industry (see Our Team, below). Their experience enables them to report on topics that both impact the industry and provide marketing direction.
Reach: More than 75% of our readership is comprised of retailers and e-tailers. Our circulation includes presidents, GMMs, DMMs and Buyers from every class of trade: department stores, specialty stores, specialty chains, mass merchants, catalogs, corporate buying offices, shoe stores, leathergoods stores, gift stores, museums, duty free shops, home shopping, e-commerce sites and more.
The Website & E-Newsletter
Updated throughout each day, AccessoriesMagazine.com enables the editors to react faster to this ever-changing, fast-fashion industry. The site is a must-visit for all retailers in the industry, complete with daily updated news, breaking trends, runway coverage, forum discussions, article comments and much more. Within this community, members engage, interact, shop and buy, and as a result, grow the entire industry. Experts also lend their knowledge to help the industry expand. All fashion and trend reports are organized by season, making it easy for designers and retail buyers to see what’s coming next. Each day, the Daily Accessories News Flash is e-blasted out to the industry, with a selection of the most important news and trend items.
Trend Forecasting Service
Accessories Magazine’s Trend Forecasting Service is the only all-accessories trend service in the industry! We produce invaluable forecasting reports and downloadable trend information–released 2x a year–including handbags reports, jewelry reports and trend webinars. All trend forecasting is provided by our in-house trend forecasting team.
AccessoriesCircle.com, an industry networking portal, is the fashion accessories industry’s only sourcing and networking site, featuring designers, manufacturers, reps, distributors, trade shows, trade marts, suppliers, associations, retailers, and more. Users can find new resources and clients, connect to key industry players, shop seasonal look books and even order merchandise. Join today for a free basic listing!
Meet the Accessories Team
Editor-in-Chief, Accessories Magazine
With 25 years in accessories publishing, Lauren has written over 1,000 articles profiling industry experts, retail and marketing executives, designers and manufacturers, and traveled extensively for international shows and trendspotting (most recent trip: Morocco). Lauren has previously written for National Jeweler, Couture Jeweler, Accent, EyeWear and International Watch, plus art, travel and lifestyle consumer publications like Hampton Country. She recently worked on the fine jewelry coffee table book Jewelry’s Shining Stars. Lauren frequently judges industry design competitions and speaks at fashion schools, and has presented accessories segments on TV. She has a B.S. in Communications from Cornell University.
Market Editor, Accessories Magazine
Ann Loynd is a New York–based writer and editor with an eye for a great product. After earning her degree in English and journalism, Ann cut her teeth covering interior design and luxury lifestyle at regional shelter publications Cottages & Gardens and AtHome. A self-proclaimed fashionista, she entered the trade fashion industry working for Footwear Plus magazine where she interviewed brand executives, styled photo shoots and scouted the latest trends in footwear. Through the course of her career, Ann has logged countless steps at local and international trade shows, uncovered up-and-coming designers and keyed in on industry phenomena. She brings her eye for trends and nose for news to Accessories as Market Editor and resident shoe expert.