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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: Straw and Raffia

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

The environment-friendly straw is a key trend now, as designers and brands used this material for their current accessories. It’s mostly rendered on bags and headwear, as seen in totes, drawstring bags, and a mix of floppy and structured hats. Where to find Straw and Raffia (Sponsored): Ale by Alessandra …

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Trend Finder: Rain Gear

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

Who says rainy days are dull? We don’t think so, especially as rain gear takes a fun spin as brands look into sturdy materials such as nylon, plastic, and vinyl in various colors for their merchandise. Watch for quirky umbrellas, handbag raincoats, and water repellent footwear and bags. Where to Find …

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Trend Finder: Camouflage

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

  Camo is hitting accessories hard for Spring 16’, this oft-masculine print takes on some flirty renditions, either interspersed with other prints such as florals, or mixed with colors such as pink and blue. Take your pick from soft scarves, sturdy tech sleeves, to bags such as totes and backpacks. …

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Trend Finder: Bows and Ribbons

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

Resort accessories are getting a flirty update with sophisticated and feminine bow and ribbon accents! look to metal, grosgrain and rubber bow accents on straw hats, totes and jewelry! Where to Find Bows and Ribbons (Sponsored): House of Lafayette Black and tan woven straw hat Style Name: Jones Panama SRP: …

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Trend Finder: Denim

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

Not just for jeans anymore, denim is now showing up on accessories, from shoes to handbags to hats and more. This All-American material is universally flattering, comfortable and easy to wear. Where to Find Denim (Sponsored):   Joy and Mario Oslia navy lace up espadrille SRP:  $75 orders@joyandmario.com www.joyandmario.com  Vince …

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Trend Finder: Chain Jewelry/Accents

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

Link up with heavy metal this spring for an updated masculine look. Chain straps add a utilitarian edge to handbags and backpacks while chain link jewelry revives a timeless appeal. Where to Find Chain Jewelry/Accents (Sponsored):   Amorium Sterling Silver Palm Cuff Style Number : R1116 SRP: $158 917-510-7626 info@amorium.com www.amorium.com …

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TOP 100 Accessories Brands & Players of 2015

In What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

To see Spring 2016 trend boards, see the November 2015 issue of Accessories magazine or click here to download the pdf.  1928 Founded: 1968; Owner: Melvyn Bernie VP of Sales: Mary Roberts-Auer Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—1928, 2028,1928 Boutique, Antiquities, T.R.U. Private Brands program (all fashion jewelry). Licensed …

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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: 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 …