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Trend Finder: Abstract 3D Florals

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

  Spring has extended its reach into Pre-Fall 2016 through 3D floral accessories. For retailers, this trend can be another way to do business with flower-inspired merchandise, as rendered by brands and designers through textured jewelry, bags and even sunglasses. Where to Buy Abstract 3D Florals (Sponsored)   Parosh Blue 3-D …

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Trend Finder: Denim

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

Denim is not just about wearing jeans now. For Pre-Fall ’16, denim is a hot accessory trend. Selections available include chic compact cross body bags and clutches, fedoras, and even sneakers and espadrilles. Where to Find Denim (Sponsored):   Colette Malouf Denim Tie Dark Blue Turban Style Number: 16SH-478-811-DBL SRP: …

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Trend Finder: Fringe

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

Fringe adds a laid back yet luxe spin for Pre-Fall ’16. Refreshing takes on this trend come in soft leather bags and belts (mostly in neutral and earth hues).  Jewelry is cool with leather tassels and fringe adorning pendants as well as gold and crystals hanging long and free from …

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Trend Finder: Color Block

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

  Colorblocking always adds a fun touch in fashion. For Pre-Fall ’16, bold and playful accessories ranging from multicolored jewelry and socks, as well as leather goods such as totes and wallets. Where to Find Color Blocking (Sponsored):    ili Leather Drawstring Tote Style Number: 6658 SRP: $119 212-679-3990 newyork@iliworld.com …

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Americana Style Guide

In What's New, Industry News, Style Guide by samuel

We’re all #TEAMUSA these days, with Memorial Day in May, Independence Day in July, the Olympics in August and Election Day in November. It’s no wonder we’re all feeling a bit star spangled! Check out these Americana-inspired items, both literal and abstract.       Dynamic Asia Americana sun hat & …

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Trend Finder: Letters and Words

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

If you can’t say it, just wear it. Trending right now in fashion are cheeky statement accessories, with designers like Jeremy Scott showing them on the runways lately. For retailers, brands have been rendering this wordplay trend into fun items like scarves, clutches, and jewelry. Where to Find Letters and …

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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: Stripes

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

For Spring 16, designers have played around stripes for their merchandise, allowing retailers to inject some playfulness into their shops’ shelves. Watch for bags and clutches in fun nautical colors, as well as scarves and cuffs with touches of neon hues. Where to Find Stripes (Sponsored): Skagen Black and white …

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Trend Finder: Western and Southwest

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

Colorful and rich southwestern-inspired designs are making their way onto accessories.  This versatile and now season-less theme is translated on jewelry with metal stamped designs and beaded accents and becomes more literal with the Aztec prints and patterns on pouches and bags. Where to Find Western and Southwest (Sponsored):   …

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Trend Finder: Pastels

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

              Loud neon hues can take a backseat as we move into Resort 16. Fashion is leaning toward pastels, taking cue from key designer such as Carolina Herrera and Prada.  Look to handbags, jewelry and even eyewear in these soft, powdery shades. Where to …

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Item of the Day: Kent Stetson

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

As you slink off to sleep tonight with “visions of sugarplums dancing in your head,” all those candy-coated dreams may not necessarily be about candy—well real candy that is. Handbag designer Kent Stetson, who has become something of a Prince of Prints, has a low-calorie, high fashion solution to a …

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Trend Finder: Color Block and Patchwork

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

Color-blocking and unique patchwork designs are elevated with unexpected color combinations. From tonal to updated rainbow-like hues, vibrant tones appear on handbags, footwear and tech cases. Where to Find Color Block/Patchwork (Sponsored):     Marc by Marc Jacobs Zip around color block tablet case w/ metallic shine Style Name: Color block …

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Trend Finder: Quilted

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

Soft pastels and neutral colors keep quilted handbags looking fresh for the upcoming season. Classic front-flap handbags and utility belts carry the trend from chic to sporty, while quilted watches exude a timeless look. Where to Find Quilted (Sponsored): Rebecca Minkoff Crossbody bag with a removable chain strap and top …

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Trend Finder: Studs, Grommets etc.

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

Shoes, jewelry and handbags are embellished with circular, star or pyramid-like hardware. Whether embellished with teeny tiny grommets, nailheads, studs or eyelets, accessories are edgy and rock star cool with these added details. Where to Find Studs, Grommets etc. (Sponsored):   Onna Ehrlich Sleek studded cowhide leather clutch Style Name: …

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Trend Finder: Glitter

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

Glitter accessories hit heavy to celebrate the upcoming Holiday Seasons. Bracelets, necklaces and evening bags have an eye catching moment and can highlight an entire look.  Look to new glitter details such as IPhone cases and hair accessories to add a simple yet still sparkly touch. Where to Find Glitter …

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Item of the Day: Tesler Mendelovitch

In Item of the Day, What's New by Lauren Parker

Knock wood, this trend is really taking off! Capturing the sensibility for serene, natural materials, wood is having a revival in accessories and this cool clutch from Tesler Mendelovitch epitomizes this. These architectural looking, artisanal wood clutches are constructed from 100% natural wood. “While the geometric surface design provides necessary …