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Trend Finder: Leaves and Vines

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

Designers and brands look into nature once again with the resurgence of leaves and vines in accessories. This trend is especially evident on metallic fancy jewelry, though it’s also rendered on coldweather gear such as scarves. Where to Find Leaves and Vines (Sponsored):   Konstantin by Adorn USA TRIBAL/GLAM/LIGHT/ELEMENTS Go …

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Trend Finder: Insects and Bugs

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

Motifs of insects make for cutely chic accessories. For Pre-Fall ’16, think of gilded butterflies on headbands, jewelry with bug-shaped details, and bags and cellphone covers with insect prints and embellishments as some of the items to watch for. Where to Find Insects and Bugs (Sponsored): Eugenia Kim Delicate goldtone …

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Trend Finder: Chokers

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

Chokers, neckrings and collars make a bold statement for Pre-Fall 2016. Look to heavy metals as a staple material, as well as enamels, precious stones and even mesh creating a forward appeal. Chic, minimalist pieces with geometrical details also create a bit of edge for the statement pieces. . Where …

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Trend Finder: Beads

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

Beads have been making the “rounds” again in accessories. Retailers can take their pick from Buddhist-inspired bracelets and necklaces in earthen hues, or more colorful, tropical crafted styles.  In either direction, earrings, bags and bib style necklaces make for a fun look in the summer months. Where to Find Beads …

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Trend Finder: Statement Earrings

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

For this season, merchandisers and designers have produced a variety of statement earrings, to cater to consumers with an eye (and ear) for style. Drop earrings are trending now, with details like feathers, crystals, kaleidoscopic beads, and gold disks. Where to Find Statement Earrings (Sponsored): Auden Statement earrings handmade in …

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Trend Finder: Statement Necklaces

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

Necklaces are creating a personal statement for Spring/Summer 16. With a mix of styles ranging from collar length to bib styles; look to rich stones, metal chains and unique fringe accents that add dimension and bold surface interest. Where to Find Statement Necklaces (Sponsored):   ROARKE JAMAICA’ hand beaded necklace …

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Trend Finder: Brooches and Pins

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

This season, brooches and pins can subtly add some chic points to any ensemble. Take your pick from small, gilded chains to cheerful, pop-inspired enamel pins, there’s surely one that suits any market! Where to Find Brooches and Pins (Sponsored): Baublebar 3 crystal burst pins Style Name: Firecracker Brooch Set …

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Trend Finder: Cocktail Rings

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

Big and bold, cocktail rings are a must-have for Resort 16.  Look to oversized vibrant stones, antique setting as well as pearl and pave accents for an over-the top statement. Where to Find Cocktail Rings (Sponsored):     Alexis Bittar Heirloom-inspired cocktail ring w/clustered bezel-set crystals and pavé detailing Style …

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Trend Finder: Rose Gold

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

  Rose gold is making a major return for Resort 2016.  This rich metal is creating a statement across all accessories classifications; from bold leather variations on handbags to more delicate styles on necklaces and bracelets. Where to Find Rose Gold (Sponsored):   TinyOM Rose necklace with Manipura chakra pendant …

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Baublebar, Casper, and Nine West Group Talk Vertical Integration

In What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

New York–Miriam Gassel, vice President of Merchandising at Baublebar, Inc., Philip Krim, founder/ceo of Casper, and Andrea Wasserman, SVP of Direct-to-Consumer at Nine West Group, explored the changing face of the retail industry with moderator J. Skyler Fernandes, managing director of Simon Venture Group, at UJA-Federation of New York’s Tech Talk panel discussion …