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Dear fanny pack, we’re sorry you get such a bad rap, but we have to admit, we’ve found a way chicer version of the hands-free travel bag, which everyone from Disney tourists to downtown hipsters will want to grab. Welcome Hung on U, created by  supermodel Patti Hansen (wife of …

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Dearfoams Adds Sleepwear, Apparel License

In What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

Pickerington, OH–R.G. Barry is taking its Dearfoams brand beyond slippers and casual footwear. The company has exclusively licensed its Dearfoams brands to Olivet International for sleepwear and apparel. The multi-year agreement gives Olivet exclusive rights to develop and market a variety of sleepwear, active wear and accessory products bearing the …

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Chelsea’s Wedding: A Class Act

In What's New, Industry News by Jeff Prine

Rhinebeck, NY–While there will undoubtedly be those among the 400 guests who attended the Chelsea Clinton-Marc Mezvinsky marriage who will spill details about the goings-on during the highly secretive nuptials to the tabloids, fashion pundits were pretty much in agreement. It was a classy and elegant wedding befitting the young woman who …

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

It’s pretty perfect that we found the fan collection in the HALABY jewelry line, because we’d love to fan designer Gilbert Halaby for all of his amazing handbag and jewelry designs. Inspired by his rich oriental background and love for geometry Halaby creates one of a kind bold, unique designs, …

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Color Theory: Opposite Attraction

In What's New, Features by Jeff Prine

As the economy recovers and consumers return to shopping, Pantone forecasts the rise of complementary colors in 2011 and accessories stand to benefit. Jeff Prine gets under the shades Even the most colorblind among us know that during turbulent times consumers tend to play it safe—they stick with classics and …

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The New Mobile Economy

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

As American consumers adopt hand-held shopping, are retailers all thumbs when it comes to “m-commerce?” Jeff Prine texts The key to retail success has always been summed up in three words: location, location, location. But the rise of the Internet and e-commerce has turned the concept of location into a …

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Style & Substance: Ivanka Trump

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

Ivanka Trump, scion of ‘The Donald,’ proves she’s no apprentice when it comes to fashion as the bright, young business executive expands her brand into handbags and footwear. Jeff Prine slips into the boardroom For someone who’s lived just about every moment of her 28-year-old life in a fish bowl, Ivanka Trump is …

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

  We’ve finally found what we’ve always been searching for; a watch that is capable of morphing into a new identity to cater to our ever changing moods (not to mention the latests trends of the week). Sasha Rhett watches all have a classic design silhouette, but the strap prints, …

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

We never tire of designers’ latest inspirational messages and sayings. Our current fave? “The final chapter is not yet written,” inscribed on the inside of these stackable Stepping Stone Bangles by Sophia & Chloe. Available in goldplate or sterling silver, these are the perfect gift for that someone setting out …