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Macy’s to Venture into “Brasil” this Spring

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New York—While the BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China) countries have garnered the world’s attention for their strong economies, Macy’s plans to focus specifically on Brazil with a store-wide promotion this spring. “From an abundance of fashion-forward brands and products, to popular arts and enterprising, fun-loving people, Brasil continues to build a strong …

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Shop Bop Launches Workwear Boutique

In eCommerce, Industry News, What's New by Lauren Parker, Accessories MagazineLeave a Comment

New York—With unemployment still sky-high, working women and women looking for work are upping their PPQ (Polished, Professional Quotient). To suit (literally), online retailer Shop Bop has added a Workwear Boutique, where customers can search an edited selection of items suitable for power dressing. From suits to tailored separates to …

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Sperry Top-Sider to Expands into Accessories with New Licenses

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Lexington, MA—Sperry Top-Sider, the inventor of the iconic boat shoe, is sailing into categories beyond footwear. The company, a division of Collective Brands, said today that it signed five new license agreements for products including belts, bags, hosiery, eyewear, swimwear and coverups, headwear, scarves, gloves and shoe care, among others. …

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Item of the Day

In Item of the Day, What's New by Jeff Prine2 Comments

What do you get when you combine two of the bestselling accessories around: infinity scarves and cross body handbags? Well, according to Angela Lee, creator of Sholdit, you get a fashionable yet functional truly “hands free” accessory. Lee came up with her patent-pending accessory concept after two exasperating events: losing …

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Enter the Mad Hatter Hatmaker Competition

In Industry News, What's New by Lauren Parker, Accessories Magazine3 Comments

Joppatowne, MD–In honor of the recent National Hat Day (Jan. 15), amateurs as well as experienced milliners are invited to submit designs for the Mad Hatters’ first MHS Hatmaker Competition. Any style or material may be used and all themes –outrageousness, surrealism, irony and inventiveness–all apply. Unusual materials are encouraged. Teams …