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TREND FINDER: TOTES

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

  Totes bags move forward with fun details, patterns and embellishments, and this roomy and versatile accessory is a favorite for women on the go! From boxy and structured silhouettes to soft and flexible options, materials range from exotic skins to printed canvas and even vegan leather designs. Where to Find …

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Trend Finder: Metallics

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

For Fall/Winter 2016 bold metallics adds a clean touch of glam and shine to fashion accessories. Retailers can expect this trend to be present in handbags, mini-bags, shoes and keychains.  Look too gold and brasses hues, as well as a significant rise in silver metallic finishes. Where to Find Metallics …

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Trend Finder: Stripes

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

  Stripes always make fashion more fun, and this season, they’re on trend once again. Accessories to watch for include small leather goods and backpacks in dark hues and neutral shades. Soft items such as faux fur stoles, socks, capes and even gloves have used stripes, too. Where to Find …

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Trend Finder: Embroidery

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

  Embroidery detailing is moving forward for Fall accessories. Brands have used intricate embellishment to add a more craftsmanship appeal to designs. Look to personalized initials to intricate weaves of floral and tribal prints. Where to Find Embroidery (Sponsored):     Cathy’s Concepts Metallic trim on a custom monogram tote …

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Trend Finder: Menswear Prints

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

  Who says menswear prints are just for the guys? For Pre-Fall 2016, retailers should look into masculine colors and patterns for accessories such as women’s bags and scarves. Where to Find Menswear Prints (Sponsored): MZ Wallace Double leather trimmed lightweight packable tote crafted from durable plaid nylon Style Name: …

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Trend Finder: Fringe

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

Fringe adds a laid back yet luxe spin for Pre-Fall ’16. Refreshing takes on this trend come in soft leather bags and belts (mostly in neutral and earth hues).  Jewelry is cool with leather tassels and fringe adorning pendants as well as gold and crystals hanging long and free from …

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Americana Style Guide

In What's New, Industry News, Style Guide by samuel

We’re all #TEAMUSA these days, with Memorial Day in May, Independence Day in July, the Olympics in August and Election Day in November. It’s no wonder we’re all feeling a bit star spangled! Check out these Americana-inspired items, both literal and abstract.       Dynamic Asia Americana sun hat & …

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Trend Finder: Stripes

In Trend Finder, What's New by Accessories Staff

For Spring 16, designers have played around stripes for their merchandise, allowing retailers to inject some playfulness into their shops’ shelves. Watch for bags and clutches in fun nautical colors, as well as scarves and cuffs with touches of neon hues. Where to Find Stripes (Sponsored): Skagen Black and white …

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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 …