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Michael Kors to Open Boutique in Tokyo

In Reports, What's New by Accessories Staff

TOKYO–Michael Kors will open its first 1,400-square-feet boutique on Tokyo’s upscale Omotesando Avenue this September partnering with local Toshiaki Tashiro. Carrying Michael Kors’ fragrances and accessories, including handbags, shoes, eyewear and watches in his signature lifestyle concept store, the Omotesando shop will be followed by shop-in-shops in department stores in …

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10 Minutes with… Nine West

In What's New, Features, People by Jeff Prine

Nine West’s creative director, Fred Allard,  sees the ‘new retail economy’ and changing consumer attitudes as a positive—especially for accessories.   Definitely. When I began my first season a little more than three years ago, I found our design team was very happy to approach fashion in a new way. I’ve …