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Trend Finder: Words

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

Sometimes the best way to express yourself is with words. This fall, designers have a lot to say and they aren’t afraid to put it all out there. Literally. From clutches and shoes to rings and bracelets, wordy fashion is right on trend Where to Find Words (Sponsored): Comes With Baggage Snakeskin leather …

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Grandoe Sells Assets to Totes-Isotoner

In Industry News, What's New by Jeff Prine

Gloversville, NY—Grandoe, the 100+-year-old glove and casual footwear supplier, has sold off much of its assets to Totes-Isotoner. “We are pleased to announce that the Grandoe, Cire and Smartdogs brands have recently become part of the Totes-Isotoner family of brands,” states the Grandoe website, noting that website is down for …

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Be The Cats Meow This March!

In Blogs by Pinky to Posh

What’s up Pussycat?! Have you started shoe shopping for spring yet? Consider going kitty-cat chic with these cute options! Yes, I’m about to let the cat out of the bag and disclose some serious fashion-forward footwear. Beyonce, Taylor Swift, and Alexa Chung are just a few of the famous faces …

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JCPenney to Bow Limited Edition Holiday Design Collections

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

Plano, TX—Neiman Marcus and Target aren’t the only national retailers to snag limited edition designer holiday collections. JCPenney announced Thursday that it added three new designers to its 2012 holiday line up: LULU by Lulu Guinness, Jenny Packham Boudoir and Double Happiness Vivienne Tam. Each collection includes handbags, fashion accessories …

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BearPaw Gives DWTS Star the Boot!

In People, What's New by Accessories Staff


Citrus Heights, CA—If there’s someone who knows the value of a comfortable shoe after a long day on her feet, its professional dancer Karina Smirnoff, star of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars.” Smirnoff has teamed with BearPaw on The KS Collection by Karina Smirnoff which will debut this week its …

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Heritage Section

In Features, What's New by Lauren Parker, Accessories Magazine


In today’s “here today, gone tomorrow” age, consumers are welcoming brands with longstanding heritages more than ever before. Why? Because they trust them. Heritage brands speak of history, character and status. It shows that they have stood the test of time, yet still stayed relevant with an ever-changing consumer. This …

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Buxton Now Gets Comfortable in Slippers

In Industry News, What's New by Jeff Prine

Lanoka Harbor, NJ–It may be one of the oldest names in the small leathergoods business, but Buxton isn’t a brand to rest on its laurels. The Chicopee, Massachusetts-based company recently expanded into handbags with its B-Collective line. Now the American leathergoods company has partnered with Solely Ours Inc., a leading …