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Nominate for 2018 Merchants Hall of Fame!

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Retail might be tough but there are still outstanding merchants out there making a difference! Here’s your chance to acknowledge and reward your best and hardest-working merchant partners. Send nominations for Accessories Magazine’s 8th Annual 2018 Annual Merchants Hall of Fame Awards to 2018HallofFame@ubm.com. All nominations are strictly confidential. Since those already …

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Aldo Celebrates Individuality with Fall 2017 Campaign

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In Aldo’s Fall 2017 campaign, the footwear and accessories retailer taps into the notion of community in the digital space. The campaign brings together the #AldoCrew—from shoppers to celebrities, A-listers to influencers, all while celebrating individuality and love for personal style. Aldo’s new global campaign goes live across all marketing …

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Over 30,000 Demand Macy’s Drop Ivanka Trump Line after Washington Post Ousts Labor Conditions

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Earlier this month, The Washington Post released an article investigating labor conditions at Ivanka Trump’s fashion brand. The report revealed that Trump’s company relies exclusively on factories in countries like Bangladesh, Indonesia and China, where low-wage laborers have limited ability to advocate for themselves. Despite a rising industry trend to …

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Hailee Steinfeld Wears All-Leather Look, Lace-Up Thigh Highs to Balmain/Beats Opening

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The Edge of Seventeen star Hailee Steinfeld rocked a Balmain chap-like leather dress with lace-up thigh-high boots to last night’s Balmain L.A. flagship opening. We aren’t actually sure how she’s moving in the skin-tight outfit. (Maybe she was sewn into it?) Steinfeld paired the biker-inspired ensemble with the accessory of …

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Book Review: “The Participation Game How the Top 100 Brands Build Loyalty in a Skeptical World”

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Why are consumers so loyal to the world’s most elite brands? Hitting bookstores this September, The Participation Game: How The Top 100 Brands Build Loyalty In A Skeptical World, explores customer loyalty to brands such as Aeropostale, Target, Nike, Adidas, Victoria’s Secret, Forever 21, Kohl’s, Macy’s, GAP, Gucci, Anthropologie, TOMS, Amazon and …

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Industry Mourns Kenneth Jay Lane, Jewelry Designer, Dead at 85

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His motto was “faking it” but jewelry designer Kenneth Jay Lane was real through and through. Jeweler to First Ladies, royalty (that’s real royalty and Hollywood royalty), international socialites, and TV characters (remember Carrie Bradshaw’s giant butterfly necklace?), KJL was as beloved as he was admired. He died peacefully in …