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Item of the Day

In Item of the Day, What's New by Accessories Staff

When we first saw this double-bag leather waist belt by Venezuelan-born designer Alexandra Satine we were really excited about its chic, cool, hands-free aspect. But when we realized it was actually a detachable part of this gorgeous handbag, we just lost it! We’re all about convertible accessories these days, and …

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Online Exchange Service Opens for Luxury Handbags

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Boston–decktOut, an online luxury handbag exchange service, recently launched its a new members’ only website, decktOut.com, allows users to refresh their handbag wardrobes by exchanging authentic luxury handbags and small leathergoods. Using an exclusive points based system, users are able to submit designer handbags and select something new from decktOut’s …

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Stella & Jamie Launches Handbags

In What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

Los Angeles–Leather jacket and apparel company Stella & jamie has launched a handbag line with the same edgy styling. Designed by April Mun, the bags feature fringe, grommets, studs and unique metal hardware such as a black oxidized metal chain-linked shoulder strap in varying lengths and hanging chain details.  “Stella …

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Gaga Meat Dress Inspires Jewelry

In What's New, People by Accessories Staff

Los Angeles—Call it a “meating” of the minds? Just when you thought you’d heard and seen enough about the now infamous “meat” dress Lady Gaga wore last month to MTV’s Video Music Awards, OnchMovement, a California-based jewelry company is selling what it calls a tasty new creation: “The Meat-Lace.” The …

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QVC Goes Live in Italy

In eCommerce, What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

Ciao, QVC! American home shopping channel QVC continues to enter new international markets. QVC has just gone live in the Italian market, selling fashion brands such as Kathy Van Zeeland, Tignanello, Kipling, Nina Leonard, Bric’s, Bills and Sesto Marino. The retailer will target an audience of more than 18 million …