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Accessories Council Announces Honorees for 17th Annual ACE Awards

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New York—Every year, the Accessories Council pays tribute to leading designers, retailers, journalists, celebrities and emerging brands who have made significant contributions to the accessories industry over the last year. The 17th annual Accessories Council Excellence (ACE) Awards are scheduled for Monday, Nov. 4, at Cipriani 42nd Street in Manhattan. …

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Retail Panel Gives Advice to Young Designers

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New York–“How do I get my line in front of—and picked up by—retail boutiques and e-tailers?”  As this is one of the most common questions posed to The Accessories Council, the non-profit industry organization recently put together a panel of retailers to answer designers directly. Panelists included: Steve Ginsberg, owner …

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Abbey Doneger Receives Accessories Council’s 2012 Hall of Fame Award

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New York—The Accessories Council has named Abbey Doneger, president of the Doneger Group, as the sixth inductee into its annual Hall of Fame. This year marks the 65th anniversary of The Doneger Group, a trend analysis and merchandising consulting firm. Past recipients of the award have included Elaine Gold of …

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Eyewear Designer Robert Marc Receives ACE’s Visionary Award

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New York–This time, the Visionary Award went to a literal “visionary.” Eyewear designer Robert Marc has made luxury eyewear a must-have fashion accessory for decades, and his designs have been seen on celebrities the world over. Marc’s influence on the eyewear industry was recognized at the recent 2011 Accessories Council …

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Accessories Council Sponsors “Successful Consultant” Seminar

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New York—Learn about developing or improving a consulting business—or consulting as an interim career phase—at the Accessories Council TalentSource breakfast, scheduled for Wednesday. Jan. 26. The seminar, which includes breakfast, is entitled “How to Be a Successful Consultant” with featured guest speaker Andrew Philip, president and founder of Execu-Team Resources …

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Accessories Council’s Garden Party Raises $$ for Charities

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New York—Who doesn’t love a fashionable picnic for a good cause? Feeling the spirit of summer, the Accessories Council hosted a Garden Party during Market Week at the Bryant Park Grill. The Council asked designers to create one-of-a-kind picnic baskets, artfully created and filled with themed merchandise. Accessories Council members …