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Item of the Day: Femmes Sans Peur

In Item of the Day, What's New by Lauren Parker

There’s color-blocking and then there’s color-blocking that will get you noticed and stopped on the street. These dramatic Aurora pumps by Femmes Sans Peur fall into the latter category. Aside from the striking “web”-type sliver wedge that gives a bit of support to the gold stiletto, we’re equally drawn to …

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Get Tomorrow’s Trends Today with Accessories Directions SS 2016 Report!

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

New York–Spring Fever is upon us, but at Accessories Directions Trend Forecasting, brought to you by Accessories Magazine, we’ve been thinking about Spring/Summer 2016—and so should you. Trends happen faster than ever, driving demand for accessories trend projections that are right on the money. Accessories Directions Trend Forecasting offers the …

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Nordstrom Kicks off Expanded ‘Shoes of Prey’ Program

In What's New, Industry News by Lauren Parker

Nordstrom is expanding its partnership with Shoes of Prey, an Australian-based retailer that features online “Design Your Own Shoes” studios. The partnership brings the virtual design experience to a physical shop-in-shop concept, with hundreds of thousands of design permutations, all at the consumer’s fingertips. To celebrate the latest shop at the Paramus, NJ store, on …

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JustFab Collaborates with People StyleWatch on Accessories Collection

In eCommerce, What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

El Segundo, CA — JustFab, the fashion-subscription e-commerce site, and People StyleWatch, the style brand for female Millennials, are joining forces to launch the People StyleWatch exclusively for JustFab capsule collection. Featuring the season’s latest footwear and handbag styles, the collection is available now on JustFab.com. Tapping into spring’s top trends, the editors at People StyleWatch …

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Disney Enlists 9 Shoe Designers to Reimagine Cinderella’s Glass Slipper

In What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

Glendale, CA—If there’s one rags-to-riches heroine who deserves the latest in transparent social occasion heels, it’s Cinderella. In celebration of the release of Disney’s live action film inspired by the classic fairy tale, Disney Consumer Products (DCP) has collaborated with nine luxury designer shoe brands across the globe to assemble an …

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AAFA Releases 2014 Apparel, Shoe Statistics

In What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

Arlington, VA—The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) released last week its ApparelStats 2014 and ShoeStats 2014 reports, which provide a snapshot of the U.S. apparel and footwear industry market trends for 2013. ApparelStats and ShoeStats examine the yearly business and trade information related to U.S. consumption, production, employment, imports, and retail prices. “The industry …

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Sole Society Names Aldo Primary Footwear, Handbag Supplier

In eCommerce, What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

Los Angeles—Today Sole Society announces ALDO Product Services (APS) will become their primary footwear and handbag supplier. The footwear and handbags will be available at SoleSociety.com, select Nordstrom stores and Nordstrom.com starting fall 2015. “We are thrilled to have ALDO Product Services as our key supplier,” said Andy Solomon, president/coo …

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New UGG X Pendleton Results in Blanket-Style Footwear

In What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

New York—Blanket looks aren’t only for scarves/wraps. In a launch started today, there’s a new partnership between UGG Australia and Pendleton Woolen Mills. The limited edition collection includes three men’s and four women’s footwear silhouettes and one women’s handbag, combining iconic UGG silhouettes with Pendleton jacquard fabric. “Finding two brands with …