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TREND FINDER: ANIMAL PRINTS

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

Animal prints prove to have major staying power for Fall/Winter 2016-17.  Accessories such as handbags, footwear and sunglasses are reinvented with this feminine and feline pattern.  A variation of styles ranging from tiny cheetah designs to over-sized leopard and tiger stripes create a bold and modern option for retailers. WHERE …

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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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Item of the Day: Samba Shades by Lafont

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

What new under the sun? I mean, sunwear? In this time of fashion collaborations, made-in-France sunglasses line Samba Shades from Lafont combined together two accessories classifications into a single one. This patent-pending style  can be worns two ways: with matching hair barrettes that snap onto each temple, transforming the sunglasses …

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Trend Finder: Checks and Gingham

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

Gingham is the print of Resort 16′, the all-American, down-to-earth print is playful, vibrant and looks fresh  on accessories! With soft colors such as pink and blue being important, look to bold and contrasting black and white also creating a statement. Where to Find Checks and Gingham (Sponsored): Komono Gingham …

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Trend Finder: Seventies Retro

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

The travel through time goes back to the 70’s-retro decade as we can recognize from this Spring/Summer fashion weeks. Huge round sunglasses, colorful scarves, O-ring belts, headbands and hats represent this fashionable hippie and bright colorful generation. Where to Find Seventies Retro (Sponsored):   Illesteva Handmade in Italy Stainless Steel …

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Trend Finder: Insects/Bugs

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

As fall brings us cold weather, we like to highlight our outfits with summer animals like butterflies, bees and bugs. Trendy iPhone cases, hair jewelry, large necklaces and bracelets value up a colorful outfit. Where to Find Insects/Bugs (Sponsored):     Galleria Armadoro Pink Gold Plated Beetle Ring Style Name/Number: Cassandra/DK.2638/R/PRPL/PG …

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Trend Finder: Feathers/Feather Motifs

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

Feathers represent the typical Native American style. They can be seen as those who decorate hats, headbands and necklaces. Especially golden feathers  as fancy rings and earrings value up a simple outfit. Where to Find Feathers/Feather Motifs (Sponsored):     Blaine Bowen Plated brass chain with labdorite gemstone point Style …

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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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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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Fall/Winter 2016/17 Trend Report, Get it now!

In What's New, Industry News, Directions Trend Forecasting by Accessories Staff

It’s never too early to be ahead of the curve! 5 Big Trends Forecast Accessories Magazine’s Trend Forecasting Service–the industry’s only accessories-only forecasting service–has exactly what you need to develop your Fall/Winter 2016/17 accessories lines or plan retail buys. Trends are happening faster than ever, which is why you need …