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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 Loynd

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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WHAT HAPPENS WHEN RETAIL AND POLITICS COLLIDE?

In What's New, Industry News by Lauren Parker, Accessories Magazine

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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Accessories Magazine and FABB Honor Industry’s Best

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

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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Trend Finder: Nautical

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

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 www.kieljamespatrick.com Buji Baja Beach Stripe Tote in Red Style Number: CET617 SRP: …

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Trend Finder: Color Trend: Mint

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

Fashion is mint this season. Apparel and accessories are getting a dose of spearmint, in everything from colored leathers to milky stones. Just pop one on for instant freshness.  Where to Find Mint (Sponsored):   Artizan A Refreshing Twist 514-426-5999 carla@artizangifts.com www.artizangifts.com   L.K. Bennett Perforated leather sandals Style Name: Aroa …

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Trend Finder: Ostrich

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

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: …

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Style & Substance: Ivanka Trump

In What's New, Features, People by Jeff Prine

Ivanka Trump, scion of ‘The Donald,’ proves she’s no apprentice when it comes to fashion as the bright, young business executive expands her brand into handbags and footwear. Jeff Prine slips into the boardroom For someone who’s lived just about every moment of her 28-year-old life in a fish bowl, Ivanka Trump is …