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Over 30,000 Demand Macy’s Drop Ivanka Trump Line after Washington Post Ousts Labor Conditions

In Retail News, What's New by Ann LoyndLeave a Comment

Earlier this month, The Washington Post released an article investigating labor conditions at Ivanka Trump’s fashion brand. The report revealed that Trump’s company relies exclusively on factories in countries like Bangladesh, Indonesia and China, where low-wage laborers have limited ability to advocate for themselves. Despite a rising industry trend to …

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In Industry News, What's New by Christine GalassoLeave a Comment

Ivanka Trump is eliminating its fine jewelry collection, which has been floundering in recent months, and is turning its jewelry efforts into promoting its mass market line instead. Abigail Klem, president of the company since its founder’s departure post-election, issued a statement saying, “As part of our company’s commitment to offering …

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In Industry News, What's New by Lauren Parker, Accessories MagazineLeave a Comment

In today’s heated political climate, when consumers on both sides of issues push their favorite stores to take sides, can retail really stay out of politics? And more importantly, should it? Nordstrom recently got caught in a crosshairs trifecta of a #grabyourwallet boycott movement, President Donald Trump’s Twitter finger and consumers’ credit cards. It’s …

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In Industry News, People, What's New by Accessories StaffLeave a Comment

There’s another Trump besides Donald sitting in the hot seat this week. New allegations against Ivanka Trump’s eponymous shoe line are being hurled at the brand by employees at its production factory Xuankai Footwear Ltd., located in the Houjie area of Dongguan in China’s Pearl River Delta. The workers are claiming that they were …

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Accessories Magazine and FABB Honor Industry’s Best

In Industry News, Merchants Hall of Fame, Paparazzi, People, Retail News, What's New by Lauren ParkerLeave a Comment

Everyone was feelin’ FABB at the 27th Annual Fashion Accessories Benefit Ball, held Monday, May 4th at Chelsea Piers’ Pier 60. The event honored Ivanka Trump, Kohl’s Accessories & Jewelry Team and Accessories Magazine’s Merchant’s Hall of Fame. Stay tuned for party photos in another post! The event was attended …

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Accessories Council’s 19th Annual ACE Awards Gala

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New York—The 19th Annual ACE Awards Gala “Accessories Council Excellence” was held Monday night to an overflow crowd at Cipriani and a star-studded red carpet. “The ACE Awards was established to established to celebrate our industry’s remarkable brands’ talent and leadership,” said Karen Giberson, president of the Accessories Council. “It’s …

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Trend Finder: Nautical

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This ship has sailed… right into fashion territory. Anchors, ropes and red, white and blue nautical stripes all contribute to spring’s major ship-faring trend.  Where to Find Nautical (Sponsored): Kiel James Patrick Style Name: Wellfleet Anchorage Bag SRP: $138 Buji Baja Beach Stripe Tote in Red Style Number: CET617 SRP: …

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Trend Finder: Ostrich

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Add some luxury to accessories with ostrich leather (real and faux). This fall designers use this exotic skin on handbags, shoes and belts. The quill follicles add texture to the leather for an elegant yet unique look. Where to Find Ostrich (Sponsored): Bodhi Coco turnlock shoulder bag Style Number: B0804259 SRP: …