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A to Z: Magid

In What's New, Industry News by Lauren Parker

Much of what makes a company successful in the fashion business is experience. At Magid, a brand established in 1916, there’s experience in spades. Based in Manhattan, with offices in China and Hong Kong, Y&S, Magid’s parent, is a family-owned business led by Moishe Rand and his four sons Larry, …

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Trend Finder: Chunky Knits

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

As the colder months set in, bulky and chunky knits are the perfect accessories to keep warm and stylish.  Cozy and relaxed, texture and volume are key element on wool scarves, multi-blended knit legwear and oversized beanies. Where to Find Chunky Knits (Sponsored):   Cuccia Italia Knitted Venetian Bulky Cuff Scarf …

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Item of the Day: Nekz

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

“I’m gonna ring your neck!” Such is a common threat but when Raquel Graham Crayton, an ex-New Yorker living in Chicago, says it, she really means it. Crayton is going to ring your neck with Nekz, her alternative to traditional scarves that provide the comfort and warmth of a scarf …

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Investcorp, Others to Buy Totes Isotoner Corp.

In What's New, Industry News by Jeff Prine

New York—Investcorp, the Bahrain-based investment fund, along with Freeman Spogli & Co., a private equity firm, said Tuesday they agreed to acquire Totes Isotoner Corp. from MidOcean Partners and Bruckmann Rosser Sherrill & Co. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “Totes Isotoner is a global market-leader with exceptional products, …

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Perry Ellis Intn’l Inks Deal with Fantasia for Rafaella Accessories

In What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

Miami, FL—Rafaella, the popular women’s sportswear brand known for its “Perfect Fitting Pant,” will soon be marketing the “perfect accessories” as well. Perry Ellis International Inc., which owns Rafaella, announced last week that it entered into a license agreement with Fantasia Accessories Ltd. for Rafaella brand accessories. Scheduled to debut …

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Item of the Day

In What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

Talk about your bleak midwinter. While you’re reading this, in much of the United States, temperatures and wind chills are plummeting to those usually found in the Arctic. Whether you call it a “polar vortex,” the “polar pig” (so named because the system has a pig-like shape on weather maps), …

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Item of the Day: Icing

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

Item of the Day: Icing As of Sunday, it’s officially that pleasant time of year again–when the temperature begins to cool, leaves dance in shades of red and we break out those boots and playful scarves! So ladies, it’s time to start getting creative as you transition into your fall …

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Item of the Day

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

Pulling a knitwear cap down on your head on a bitterly cold day may keep your ears warm, but it can be downright annoying to your hairdo. Yes, “hat hair” is often the bane of cold weather gear. That is until Danica, an enterprising student at the University of Wisconsin, …

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“Weather Weary” Consumers to Get a Break on Black Friday

In What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

Berwyn, PA—After the tumult of Superstorm Sandy and a recent Nor’easter, the weather fortunately will be cooperative this Thanksgiving and Black Friday weekend, the traditional kick off of the holiday shopping season. At least that’s the forecast from Planalytics, a weather-focused consultancy that advises businesses about weather patterns. Although some …