TOP 100 Accessories Brands & Players of 2015

In What's New, Industry News by Accessories Staff

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1928
Founded: 1968; Owner: Melvyn Bernie
VP of Sales: Mary Roberts-Auer
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—1928, 2028,1928 Boutique, Antiquities, T.R.U. Private Brands program (all fashion jewelry). Licensed brand—Downton Abbey (fashion jewelry)
Contact: 818-841-1928, www.1928.com

ACCESSORY COLLECTIVE
Founded: 2010; Owners/Executives: Flash Mandel, Steve Wegner and Mark Lipschitz
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Ladies, Men’s and Kids—Coldweather accessories (hats, scarves, gloves, ruanas, ponchos), hosiery (boot socks, legwarmers, socks, multi-packs), hats (straw, wool, cut and sew), scarves (knit, woven, jacquard), belts, hair accessories, home decor (decorative pillows, wall decals, tapestries), tech accessories (Keds tech accessory license).
Contact: 646-461-6373, www.theaccessorycollective.com
To view Accessory Collective’s Spring 2016 trend board, click here.

ACCESSORY EXCHANGE
Founded: 1909; President: Abraham M. Dweck
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Olivia + Joy (handbags, small leathergoods, smart accessories, cosmetic bags, hosiery), Tutilo (executive work totes, handbags, small leather goods, smart accessories), Sorella (work totes), My Sox (legwear), Active Energy (legwear, accessories). Licensed brands—Isaac Mizrahi (handbags, small leathergoods, smart accessories, men’s legwear), K-Swiss (legwear, hats, bags, accessories for men’s ladies and children), Crocs (legwear, bags, ladies and children). Private label for department store brands, mass brands and specialty stores (handbags, small leathergoods, work totes, legwear)
Contact: 212-931-5000, www.accessoryexchange.com

AHQ—ACCESSORY HEADQUARTERS
Founded: 2011; CEO: Abe Chehebar
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Hayden Harnett (ladies handbags and accessories, Dressage Collection (ladies handbags and accessories, Go!Sac (travel bags and handbags and accessories), PetSac (kids’ backpacks). Licensed brands—Christian Lacroix (ladies handbags, mens bags and accessories), Catherine Malandrino (ladies handbags and accessories), US POLO ASSN (ladies handbags and accessories), V1969 Italia (ladies handbags and accessories, footwear)
Contact: 212-328-1560, www.AHQ.com

AKA MYSTIQUE ACCESSORIES LLC
Founded: 2004; Managing Partner: Paul Aberbach; Partner/Design Director: Tahseen Ali-Khan
Operations Director: Wolfgang Kraft; Executive Vice President: Ric DiPierro
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Ali-Khan Collectibles, Ali-Khan New York, c.A.K.e. created by Ali-Khan exclusively, Mystique Accessories, Me Too Accessories (jewelry, scarves, wraps, hair accessories)
Contact: 212-685-2100, www.akamystique.com

ALEX AND ANI
Founded: 2004; Founder, CEO and Chief Creative Officer: Carolyn Rafaelian; President: Harlan Kent
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—ALEX AND ANI, CHARITY BY DESIGN | ALEX AND ANI AND VINTAGE SIXTY-SIX. Licenses—Collegiate, MLB, Sorority, Boston Celtics (NBA), United States Olympic Committee, Armed Forces, HASBRO®, NFL and Disney (jewelry, handbags, accessories)
Contact: 800-725-7822, www.alexandani.com

AMIEE LYNN
Founded: 1993; Owners: Michael and Steven Spolansky; President: Steven Spolansky
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Divisions—29 Palms (scarves, wraps, coldweather, hats), Amiee Lynn (belts), Gem Bella (jewelry, hair accessories), Lake Shore Drive (belts, jewelry), Modern Heritage (belts), SweetCakes (belts, jewelry, legwear). Licensed brands—Ellen Tracy (belts, coldweather, hats, umbrellas, travel accessories, costume jewelry), Nautica (belts, scarves, coldweather, hats), Via Spiga (belts, scarves, coldweather, hats), Field & Stream (coldweather), Leg Apparel (including Jones New York, Field & Stream, Ellen Tracy, Nautica, Lucky Brand, Nine West and Jessica Simpson legwear and coldweather, plus Stanley Tool and Alexander Julian men’s legwear), Life Fitness ladies and men’s activewear and private brand ladies and men’s activewear.
Contact: 212-268-4747, www.amieelynn.com

ANNE KLEIN
Founded: 1968; Parent Company: Sycamore Partners; CEO: Liz Fraser
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brand—Anne Klein (handbags and footwear), jewelry by Nine West Holdings Jewelry Group, apparel by Kasper. Anne Klein licenses—Scarves and coldweather accessories by Collection 18; watches by E. Gluck Corp.; sunglasses and optical eyewear by Altair/division of Marchon; belts by GBG; legwear by Leg Resource; luggage by Randa Accessories.
Contact: 212-536-9570, www.anneklein.com

AUGUST ACCESSORIES
Founded: 1991; Owner & President: Roque Valladares; VP of Sales and Marketing: Dan Maravilla
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—August Hat Company (hats), HEX, Greene and Gray.
Contact: 212-967-8065, www.augustacc.com, www.shophex.com, www.greeneandgray.com

BALLET GROUP
Founded: 1952; President & CEO: George Altirs Executive Senior VP & Partner: Mike Altirs
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Private label jewelry and hair accessories
Contact: 800-229-5538, www.balletjewels.com

BAY SALES
Founded: 1978; Owner and President: Errol Salm; Owner and Vice President: Steve Friedland
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Artisian Collection (social jewelry, fashion jewelry, glass faceted crystal jewelry), By the Bay (social fashion jewelry, fashion trends), boxed jewelry and multiples, private label and replenishment programs.
Contact: 212-695-8792, www.baysalesinc.com

B. ROBINSON
Founded: 1926. Legacie, the Luxury House of B. Robinson, founded 2002
Co-Presidents: Cliff Robinson and Lori Robinson; EVP of Sales: Ray Franzino
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Licensed brands—Revo, Isaac Mizrahi, Ivanka Trump, Cynthia Rowley, Izod, London Fog, Judith Leiber, Kata Eyewear.
Contact: 800-221-7176, www.brobinson.com

BCBGMAXAZRIA Group
Founded: 1989; Designer, Chairman & CEO: Max Azria; Chief Creative Officer: Lubov Azria
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: BCBGMAXAZRIA (belts, handbags, jewelry and lifestyle/tech accessories). Licensed brands—coldweather accessories, hats and scarves by Collection 18; fragrance by Elizabeth Arden; footwear by Camuto Group; optical and sunglasses by ClearVision Optical; outerwear by Herman Kay; intimate apparel and swimwear by Trimera Group; jewelry by Trebbiano,  BCBGeneration (belts, handbags, lifestyle/tech accessories)
Contact: 323-589-2224, www.bcbgeneration.com, www.bcbg.com

BERKSHIRE FASHIONS
Founded: 1944; President: Ike B. Dweck
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: And 1; Mattel—Barbie, Hot Wheels, Monster High, Ever After High, Thomas and Friends; Disney—Cars, Disney Princess, Doc McStuffins, Frozen, Jake and the Neverland Pirates, Mickey, Minnie, Sofia the First, Inside Out, Finding Dory, Miles from Tomorrowland, The Descendants, The Lion Guard, The Good Dinosaur, Sheriff Callie’s Wild West; Lucas Films—Star Wars Classic, Star Wars Rebels; Marvel—Spider-Man, Captain America, Marvel Comics, Marvel Extreme, The Avengers, Antman, Guardians of the Galaxy; WB—Batman, Green Lantern, Justice League, Superman, Scooby Doo, Super Girl, Bat Girl, Wonder Woman, Batman v Superman; Hasbro—My Little Pony, Transformers Movie 4 and Transformers Universe, ur Real Friends, Lite Brite, Littlest Pet Shop, Mr. Potato Head, Twister; Peanuts—Peanuts, Sesame Street, Betty Boop, WWE; Sanrio—Hello Kitty; Nickelodeon—Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Dora the Explorer, Dora and Friends, Paw Patrol, Blaze and the Monster Machines, Spongebob Squarepants; Saban—Power Rangers, Crayola, MGA-Lalaloopsy.
Contact: 212-221-1542

BERRY JEWELRY
Founded: 1987; CEO: Martha Berry; COO: Jessica Dumas
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brand and private label—Berry Brand and Berry Jewelry (jewelry, hair accessories, scarves, hats)
Contact: 212-354-5014; www.berryjewelry.com, www.berrybrand.com
To view Berry Jewelry’s Spring 2016 trend board, click here.

BRAHMIN
Founded: 1982; Co-Founders: Joan and Bill Martin
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brand—Brahmin (women’s handbags, small leather goods, accessories, jewelry, tech, travel, gifts, mens)
Contact: 800-229-2428; www.brahmin.com

BUXTON
Founded: 1898; President: Eric Lund
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Buxton (handbags, accessories), Dopp (men’s travel kits, accessories). Licenses—Adrienne Landau (handbags, accessories), Field & Stream (men’s accessories). Optical eyewear by Eye Q; men’s gifts and women’s jewel boxes.
Contact: 413-734-5900, 800-426-3638, www.buxtonstyle.com, www.buxton.co
To view Buxton’s Spring 2016 trend board, click here.

CAMUTO GROUP
Founded: 2001; CEO/Founder: Vince Camuto (1936-2015); Chief Executive Officer: Alex DelCielo; Chief Creative Officer: Louise Camuto
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brand—Vince Camuto (footwear and handbags by Camuto Group). Women’s partners—Sportswear by Chaus; fragrance by Parlux; dresses by GIII; outerwear by Fleet Street; belts and coldweather by Max Leather; sunglasses and optical eyewear by Colors in Optics; jewelry by Showroom 35; swimwear by Swimwear Anywhere; scarves, hats and wraps by Collection 18; home by PEM America; legwear by DCD International; watches by E. Gluck Corp. Men’s licenses—Apparel by Itochu; Cologne by Parlux; footwear by Camuto Group; outerwear by GIII; sunglasses and optical by Colors In Optics; socks by DCD International; ties by Randa; watches by E. Gluck Corp. The VC Signature line of higher-end footwear is designed and produced in-house by Camuto Group. The Louise et Cie footwear line debuted Spring 2013 and is produced in-house by Camuto Group; jewelry by Showroom 35, with extension lifestyle plans for 2016.
Contact: 203-413-6500; www.vincecamuto.com

CAPELLI NEW YORK
Founded: 1990; President & CEO: George Altirs Executive Senior VP & Partner: Mike Altirs
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Capelli New York, Capelli New York Kids, Capelli New York Baby, Charlotte, Charlotte Girl, Billito, Destination A (fashion accessories, scarves, hats, cold weather, hair accessories, jewelry, hosiery, footwear, rainwear, sleepwear and novelty products)
Contact: 212-684-3344, www.capellinewyork.com

CARA ACCESSORIES
Founded: 2001; President: Panna Doshi; Vice President and Designer: Geeta Springer
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brand—Cara and Cara Couture (jewelry, hats, handbags and scarves)
Contact: 212-268-2825, pannadoshi@gmail.com

CAROL DAUPLAISE LTD.
Founded: 1978; Founder: Carol Dauplaise; President: Richard Dauplaise
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brand—Carol Dauplaise (jewelry)
Licensed brand—RUBY RD (jewelry)
Contact: 212-564-7301
To view Carol Dauplaise’s Spring 2016 trend board, click here.

CAROLEE
Founded: 1972; Parent Company: Brooks Brothers Group; President: Joel Fivis; VP of Sales: Theresa Jaeger; VP of Marketing: Karen O’Brien; VP of Merchandising and Product Development: Jill Maier; VP of Operations: David Newman;
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brand—Carolee New York. Licensed brands—A.B.S. by Allen Schwartz, Chaps by Ralph Lauren, Lauren by Ralph Lauren, French Connection, Brooks Brothers, Trina Turk  (all jewelry)
Contact: 203-629-1139, www.carolee.com

CASIO AMERICA, INC.
Founded: 1970; Owner: Casio Computer Company, Ltd.; Casio America, Inc. Chairman and CEO: Shigenori Itoh; VP of Timepiece Division: David Johnson
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Casio Wrist Watches, G-Shock Wrist Watches, Baby-G Wrist Watches, Edifice Wrist Watches, Pro Trek Wrist Watches.
Contact: 973-361-5400, www.casio.com, www.gshock.com, www.baby-g.com, www.protrek.casio.com, www.edifice.casio.com

CATHERINE STEIN DESIGNS/ F.A.F. INC.
Founded: 1971; Parent Company: F.A.F. Incorporated: Celebrating 40 years
Founder: Arthur Fiorenzano; Chief Development Officer: JoEllen Fiorenzano;  Vice President of Sales: Noel Bentley
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Catherine Stein Designs, Stein & Blye; Private label jewelry and accessories.
Contact: sales@faf.com; F.A.F. Incorporated 800-949-3311; Catherine Stein Designs 212-840-1188
To view Catherine Stein’s Spring 2016 trend board, click here.

CHAN LUU, LLC
Founded: 1996; President: Chan Luu; Chief Financial Officer: Dennis Dunn; VP Sales & Marketing: Terry Farley
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brand—Chan Luu (jewelry, accessories, ready-to-wear)
Contact: New York 212-398-3163; Los Angeles 213-624-0856, www.chanluu.com
To view Chan Luu’s Spring 2016 trend board, click here.

THE CHATEAU GROUP
Founded: 1990; Vice President/COO: Grace Han
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Chateau, Gracie Roberts (handbags and small leathergoods). Licensed brands—UNIONBAY®, Betty Boop™, REALTREE® (handbags and small leathergoods)
Contact: 212-967-6705, info@chateauus.com

COACH
Founded: 1941; Chief Executive Officer: Victor Luis; Executive Creative Director: Stuart Vevers
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brand—Coach (handbags, small leathergoods, accessories and lifestyle collections). Licenses—Footwear by Jimlar; eyewear by Luxottica; watches by Movado; beauty/fragrance by Inter Parfums.
Contact: 212-594-1850, www.coach.com

COLLECTION 18
Founded: 1982; Owner & President: Drew Pizzo; Senior VP of Sales: Ron D’Angelo and Sean Rimler;
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Collection 18, Made of Me, Never 2 Late, Sol and Mer. Licensed brands—Anne Klein, Jessica Simpson, Jones New York, Nine West, BCBGeneration, BCBGMaxAzria, T&C by Theodora & Callum (ladies scarves and wraps, fashion hats, coldweather knit accessories and beach accessories)
Subsidiary Company: Accessory Street. Licensed brand—Vince Camuto.
Contact: 212-686-8990, www.collectioneighteen.com

ROBERT ROSE (jewelry division of Collection 18)
Founded: 1946; Sr. Vice President: Suzanne King
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brand—Robert Rose (fashion jewelry). Licensed brand—T&C by Theodora & Callum (fashion jewelry)
Contact: 212-947-7700, www.robertrose.com

COLORS IN OPTICS
Founded: 1976; Owner & CEO: Sanford Hutton; Designer & Vice President: Rhona Hutton; Jr. Vice President: Jade Hutton
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brand—Colors in Optics Original Vintage Collection. Licensed brands—Jessica Simpson, Vince Camuto, Elie Tahari, Nanette Lepore, Laundry by Shelli Segal, Rocawear, Crayola, Union Bay, Southpole, Andrea Jovine Philippe Charriol, Azzaro, Missoni, Moschino.
Contact: 212-465-1200

CRISLU
Founded: 1961; Owner: Bryan Crisfield; Designers: Amireh Parstabar, Michael Tu; Sales Director: Janice Grimes
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brand—Crislu (designer, bridge and fashion jewelry)
Contact: 310-322-3444, www.crislu.com, info@crislu.com
To view Crislu’s Spring 2016 trend board, click here.

DANECRAFT
Founded: 1934; Owner: Victor Primavera; President: Bob Soltys; National Sales Manager: Jerry Sestric
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Danecraft, Primavera, Pure 100 by Danecraft, Danecraft Daily Wear (DDW) (all jewelry)
Contact: 401-941-7700, www.danecraft.com

DML MARKETING GROUP
Founded: 1984; CEO: Mark Hierbaum; President: Barbara Russillo; VP Sales: Mary Dabrowski-Scotti, Karen Mead; VP Production: Susie Koo, April Edwards, Nubia Ramirez, Liz Perez; Design: Janice Striegel, Sarah Bach, Julia Boehlke; Men’s Merchandise Manager: Matt Russillo
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Active Ingredients Sport Socks, Finishing Touches by Legale (socks, tights and slipper socks), Legale Organic Cotton Socks, Legale Pillow Sole Socks, Legale Plush Lined Tights, Leggings and Socks, Legale Socks, OTK, Boot Toppers, Tights, Leggings and Slippers, Legale Toe-tally Kids Socks and Tights. Licensed brand—Laura Ashley Collection (socks, tights and slipper socks), Polka Dot Shop, Gotham Standard Men’s Collection
Contact: 212-714-2010, barbara@dmlsocks.com

DOONEY & BOURKE
Founded: 1975; President: H. Peter Dooney
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Dooney & Bourke (handbags, small leathergoods, luggage and accessories)
Contact: 203-853-7515, www.dooney.com

DORFMAN PACIFIC
Founded: 1921; President & CEO: Douglas Highsmith; Executive VP of Sales: Scott Starnes
SVP of Merchandise and Marketing: Todd Gardner
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications:
Proprietary brands—Biltmore, Scala™, Callanan, Cappelli Straworld Inc®, DPC™, Tropical Trends, Aegean, Brooklyn Hat and SCALA Kids. Licenses—Stetson® cloth hats and caps, Carlos and Santana by Carlos Santana, Stacy Adams®, Indiana Jones, Tommy Bahama®, Panama Jack®, Mossy Oak, Woolrich® (headwear), Larry Mahan, Justin (headwear)
Contact: 800-367-3626, www.dorfman-pacific.com
To view Dorfman Pacific’s Spring 2016 trend board, click here.

E. GLUCK CORPORATION
Founded: 1956; Chairman & CEO: Eugen Gluck Executive VP: Barbara Weichselbaum; Senior VPs: Mark Odenheimer, Michael Feagan, Jerry Dikowitz; Vice President: Rob Robertaccio
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Armitron, Sprout. Licensed brands—Anne Klein, Badgley Mischka, Nine West, Vince Camuto, Quiksilver, Roxy, DC Shoes (all watches)
Contact: 718-784-0700

ECHO DESIGN GROUP
Founded: 1923; Owners: Dorothy, Steven and Lynn Roberts
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brand—Echo (scarves, wraps, hats, gloves, coldweather accessories, swim, beachwear, outerwear, handbags). Licensed brands—Polo (men’s and women’s scarves, coldweather accessories, gloves), Lauren Ralph Lauren (scarves, wraps, hats, gloves, coldweather accessories), Chaps (men’s coldweather accessories, women’s scarves), POLO Sport (men’s hats, gloves, headbands)
Contact: 212-686-8771 or 800-331-ECHO, www.echodesign.com

FANTAS-EYES
Founded: 1989; President: Sam J. Terzi
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brand—Fantas-Eyes (sunglasses, readers, belts, scarves, jewelry). Licensed brands—Adrienne Vittadini (belts, scarves, jewelry), US Polo Assn. (sunglasses, belts), Rampage (belts, jewelry), Kensie (belts, scarves), Mac & Jac (sunglasses, belts, scarves), XOXO (sunglasses, belts)
Contact: 212-997-4433, www.fantas-eyes.com

FGX INTERNATIONAL
Founded: 1929; CEO: Anthony DiPaola; President: Jack Flynn; EVP, North America: Alex Bernhardt
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Foster Grant®, Corinne McCormack®, Sight Station™, Magnivision®, Gargoyles®, Anarchy®, SolarShield®, Ryders® and PolarEyes®. Licensed brands—Nine West®, Ironman®, Levi’s®, Dockers®, French Connection®, Disney®, Hello Kitty®, Star Wars®, Panama Jack®, Reebok®, Body Glove®
Contact: 401-231-3800, www.fgxi.com

FOSSIL GROUP
Founded: 1984; Chairman & CEO: Kosta N. Kartsotis Executive VP, CFO & Treasurer: Dennis Secor; Executive VP, Human Resources: Darren Hart; Executive VP and COO: John A. White
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Fossil (fashion timepieces, sunglasses, women’s handbags, belts, small leathergoods, men’s bags, belts, small leathergoods, women’s and men’s jewelry); Michele, Relic, Zodiac, Watch Station (retail stores and web). Licensed brands—Adidas Performance and Original Timepieces, A/X Timepieces, Burberry Timepieces, Diesel Timepieces and Jewelry, DKNY Timepieces, Emporio Armani Timepieces and Jewelry, Emporio Armani Swiss Timepieces, kate spade new y­ork Timepieces, Marc by Marc Jacobs Timepieces, Michael Kors Timepieces and Jewelry, Karl Lagerfeld Timepieces, Tory Burch Timepieces .
Contact: www.fossil.com
• SKAGEN DENMARK division of fossil group
Founded: 1989 (acquired by Fossil in 2012) President, Skagen: Jennifer Pritchard
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Skagen Denmark (watches, jewelry, other)
Contact: 877-SKAGEN1, www.skagen.com, skagen@skagen.com

FRAAS
Founded: 1880; Owners: Fifth-generation Schmidt family; U.S. President: Michael Hatch; U.S. Vice President of Sales & Marketing: Ken Krieger; U.S. Brand & Sales Manager: Aimee Zucchetti
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Cashmink, V. Fraas, FRAAS, FRAAS Black Label and FRAAS Silver Label (scarves, gloves, hats, wraps, ruanas, capes pareos, coverups and home décor throws)
Contact: 212-575-0191, www.fraas.com
To view FRAAS’ Spring 2016 trend board, click here.

GLOBAL BRANDS GROUP (formerly: LF USA)
Founded: 2005; President: Dow Famulak; Group President Fashion Accessories & Home: Robin Marino
• ROSETTI, division of Global Brands Group
Founded: 1994 (purchased by GBG in 2006); President: Jane Thompson
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Rosetti, Rosetti GO, Lily Bloom, Kathy Van Zeeland, Tyler Rodan, Tig II by Tignanello. Licensed brands—Jennifer Lopez
Contact: 646-839-7000
• BETTER HANDBAGS, division of Global Brands Group
Founded: 2004 (purchased by GBG in 2008); EVP: Debbie Forman-Pavan
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications:  Proprietary brands—Tignanello, Aquatalia. Licensed brands—Cole Haan, Jones New York(all handbags)
Contact: 646-839-7000
• CIPRIANI, division of Global Brands Group
Founded: 1972 (purchased by GBG in 2010); EVP: Debbie Forman-Pavan
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Kate Spade, Calvin Klein, Anne Klein, Guess, Cole Haan, Michael Kors, Rebecca Minkoff, Nine West, Vince Camuto, Spyder, Frye, Ivanka Trump, Buffalo (small leathergoods, belts, coldweather, scarves)
Contact: 646-839-7000
• GBG JEWELRY,  division of Global Brands Group
Founded: 2001 (purchased by GBG in 2011); President: Jane Thompson
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brand—Lily Bloom. Licensed brands— Jennifer Lopez, Rebecca Minkoff
Contact: 646-839-7000

GUESS
Founded: 1981; Founders: Paul and Maurice Marciano
Accessories licenses and classifications: Proprietary brand—GUESS Licenses—Eyewear by Marcolin; handbags, small leathergoods and luggage by Signal Brands; jewelry by K&M/Vendome USA; men’s small leathergoods by Swank; footwear by Marc Fisher; GUESS & GC watches by Sequel Int’l; children’s footwear by BBC International LLC; fragrance by Coty; outerwear and dresses by G-III; children’s clothing by Designer Classics; mobile accessories by CG Mobile.
Contact: 877-44-GUESS (877-444-8377), www.guess.com

HANES
Founded: 1901; Founder: John Wesley Hanes; Owner and CEO: Rich Noll; Vice-President, General Manager Hosiery for Hanes Brands: Maria Teza
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Basic innerwear and activewear apparel: Hanes, L’eggs, Champion, Playtex, DIM, bali, Maidenform, Flexees, JMS/Just My Size, Wonderbra, Nur Die/Nur Der, Lovable and Gear for Sports.
Contact: Kristyn Haertel: 646-205-3573, www.hanes.com

HASKELL, LLC
Founded: 1990; Chairperson/CEO: Linda Fialkoff; Vice Chairman/COO: Brett H. Fialkoff; President: Steve Johns; Executive Vice President of Merchandising Licensed Brands, Jewelry and Timepieces: Garth Leas; Creative Director, Brands: Denise Venice
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Miriam Haskell, Robert Lee Morris, M. Haskell, Samara, Robert Lee Morris, RLM Studio (QVC). Licensed brands—Diane von Furstenberg (jewelry), Betsey Johnson (jewelry and watches), Kenneth Cole (jewelry), Steve Madden (jewelry and watches). Just purchased 50% of Charm & Chain, an online retailer.
Contact: 212-764-3332, www.haskelljewels.com

HOBO
Founded: 1991; Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer: David Brewer; Co-Founder & Chief Visionary Officer: Koren Ray
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Hobo (handbags, small leathergoods), Urban Oxide (handbags)
Contact: 800-277-4626, www.hobowholesale.com, www.hobobags.com

HOT SOX
Founded: 1971; Parent Company: Renfro Corp.
Chief Creative Officer: Gary Wolkowitz; National Accounts Manager: Jana Weinstein
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brand—Hot Sox. Licensed brands—Polo Men’s, Polo Women’s, Lauren (socks and legwear)
Contact: 212-957-2000, www.hotsox.com

IBB
Founded: 1977; Owners and Presidents: Gavin Kovacs and Drew Kovacs
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—IBB (fine and bridge jewelry), Jules B (fashion jewelry)
Contact: 954-660-6900, sales@ibbusa.com, www.ibbusa.com

ICON EYEWEAR
Founded: 1987; Owners: Mike and Julie Chang President: Bruce Bartley; Executive VP: Mike Cotton; Divisions: Warehouse clubs, off price, department stores, mass & mid-tier, food & drug and sporting goods.
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Icon Eyewear, Precision Eyewear, Koolkritters, My Couture, I Design, I Performance, Cap Off, Perfect Vision, Studio One Optics (sunglasses and readers). Licensed brands—Geoffrey Beene, A.B.S. by Allen Schwartz, Borghese, Dickies, Franco Sarto, Naturalizer, Sag Harbor, (all sunglasses and readers), Goodyear, Umbro, Zoo York, Dollhouse, Jeffrey Banks, Carlos Santana, Hawaiian Tropic (all sunglasses)
Contact: 201-330-9333, www.iconeyewear.com
To view Icon Eyewear’s Spring 2016 trend board, click here

ICONIX BRAND GROUP
Founded: 2005 (Formerly Candie’s, Inc.); Chairman & CEO: Neil Cole; Chief Marketing Officer: Dari Marder; Chief Merchandising Officer: Lanie List
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Candie’s, Bongo, Badgley Mischka, Joe Boxer, Rampage, MUDD, Mossimo, London Fog, Ocean Pacific, Danskin, Rocawear, Cannon, Royal Velvet, Fieldcrest, Charisma, Starter, Waverly, Zoo York, Ed Hardy, Sharper Image, Umbro, Lee Cooper., Ecko Unltd., Marc Ecko and Strawberry Shortcake. Iconix also owns interests in The Artful Dodger, Material Girl, Peanuts, Billionaire Boys Club, Ice Cream, Modern Amusement and Buffalo David Bitton, Nick Graham, Ed Hardy and PONY brands.
Contact: 212-730-0030, www.iconixbrand.com

INGE CHRISTOPHER
Founded: 1986; Owners & Co-Founders: Inge Hendromartono; Christopher Senn
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Inge Christopher, Inge Sport, INGE (handbags, leather & contemporary clutches, minaudieres, evening bags, bridal bags, day-to-evening bags and jewelry)
Contact: 212-564-1151 or 415-457-2595, www.ingechristopher.com

WHITING & DAVIS HANDBAGS Div. of INGE CHRISTOPHER
Founded: 1876 (acquired by Inge Christopher in 1999); President: Inge Hendromartono; Executive VP: Christopher Senn
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Whiting & Davis (evening bags, clutches, minaudieres, bridal bags, day-to-evening bags, wallets, key chains, purse accessories)
Contact: 212-564-1151 or 415-457-2595, www.whitinganddavisbags.com

JACMEL JEWELRY INC.
Founded: 1977; President: Jack Rahmey; Executive Vice Presidents: Morris Dweck, Nathan Dweck, Tom Milillo, Evan Berkley, Albert Rahmey
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brand—Trrtlz. Licensed brands—Character & Studio: Disney, Hello Kitty, DC Comic, Marvel, Peanuts, Nickelodeon, Little Charmers, Peppa Pig, Mattel, Betty Boop, Universal, Dreamworks. Lifestyle Brands: Hallmark, Ellen Tracy, Adrienne Vittadini, MLB, NFL, Brides, Instyle. Luxury Brands: Michael Aram, Stephen Dweck. (Fine/bridge and costume jewelry for all proprietary and licensed brands)
Contact: 800-945-4300, www.jacmel.com
To view Jacmel’s Spring 2016 trend board, click here.

JESSICA SIMPSON COLLECTION, division of Sequential Brands Group
Founded: 2005; Chief Creative Officer: Jessica Simpson; Co-Creative Director: Tina Simpson; Division President: Jameel Spencer
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Partners—footwear by Camuto Group; jeanswear, sportswear, girls and toddler apparel by One Jeanswear Group; dresses and outerwear by GIII; swimwear, girls swimwear and girls outerwear by Amerex; performance active wear by RDG Global; maternity by Destination Maternity; intimate apparel by Vandale; sun and optical frames by Colors In Optics; jewelry, handbags and small leather goods by Showroom35; fragrance by Parlux; legwear and cold weather by Amiee Lynn; slippers by R&S; luggage by Olivet International; girls footwear by Trimfoot; girls legwear by HYP; baby apparel, Q4; bedding by Peking Handicraft; towels by 1888 Mills; rugs and bath accessories by Bacova Guild.  E-commerce powered by Delivery Agent.
Contact: 646-564-2577, www.jessicasimpson.com
• SEQUENTIAL BRANDS GROUP
Founded: 2012; CEO: Yehuda Shmidman; President of Fashion and Entertainment: Jameel Spencer

K. BELL
Founded: 1979 (purchased by Renfro Corp. in 2010) President: Greg Matson; Founder: Karen Bell
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—K. Bell, K. Bell Men’s, K. Bell Sport, K. Bell Kids (boys and girls), KurB. Licensed brands—Laurel Burch, The Girls, Sperry Top-Sider, Grumpy Cat (all legwear)
Contact: 310-693-8911, www.kbellsocks.com
To view K. Bell’s Spring 2016 trend board, click here.

K & M
Founded: 1959; Parent Company: American Biltrite Inc.; President, K&M Associates: Rick Marcus
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Vendôme (department store fashion jewelry), Scorpio Accessories (junior specialty jewelry), Facets by Vendôme (look-of-real jewelry), Glitz and Glam (social occasion jewelry), Finishing Touches (metal and basic jewelry), Trendz (specialty fashion jewelry), Bella Luxe (hair/scarves). Licensed brands—GUESS and T Tahari (both women’s fashion jewelry), Marc Ecko (men’s jewelry, formalwear accessories), V19.69 Italia by Versace Abbigliamento Sportive SLR (women’s jewelry)
Contact:  401-784-2339; www.kandmaccessories.com
To view K&M’s Spring 2016 trend board, click here

KATE SPADE & COMPANY
Founded: Established as Liz Claiborne Inc. in 1976 and debuted as Kate Spade & Company in February 2014; CEO: Craig Leavitt
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—kate spade new york, Jack Spade, Adelington Design Group.
Contact: 212-739-6550, www.katespadeandcompany.com

KAYSER-ROTH CORP.
Founded: 1978; President & CEO: Kevin Toomey; Executive VP & General Manager: Julia C. Townsend; VP of Sales: Molly Mott
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—HUE (legwear, leggings, legwear accessories, intimates), No Nonsense (leggings, tights, shapers, hosiery, sleepwear, men’s and kids’ socks), Burlington (hosiery, men’s socks, men’s underwear, women’s socks and slippers), Calvin Klein (hosiery), Jockey (socks)
Contact: 800-575-3497, www.kayser-roth.com

KENNETH COLE
Kenneth Cole New York Founded: 1982; Kenneth Cole Reaction Founded: 1992; President of Ladies Footwear and Handbags: Roberto Zamarra; President of Men’s Footwear: Greg Tarbell
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications:
Proprietary brands—Kenneth Cole New York, Kenneth Cole Reaction and Gentle Souls. Licenses—Handbags and small leathergoods by Mundi Westport; men’s bags by Heritage.
Contact: 800-KEN-COLE, www.kennethcole.com

KIPLING
Founded: 1987; Parent Company: VF Corp.; President: Julie Dimperio; VP of Sales: Claire Borda
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brand—Kipling (handbags, accessories, totes, backpacks, luggage)
Contact: 212-841-7215, www.kipling-usa.com

LESPORTSAC
Founded: 1974 (now operated by Itochu Prominent)
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—LeSportsac, Signature Collection, Baby Collection, LeSportsac Wheeled Luggage Collection (handbags, luggage)
Contact: 877-397-6597, www.lesportsac.com

L & LEUNG DESIGN GROUP
Founded: 2007; CEO: Andrew Leung; President: Lisa Nunziata EVP Sales: Laurie Pridgeon EVP of Product Development: Val Monasterio Design Director: Susan Torrinson
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications:
Proprietary brand—Emma Fox, Pure, EVNVY. Licensed brands—Carlos by Carlos Santana, Iris Apfel, Carlos Falchi, Private label.
Contact: 212-714-0777, www.LL-designgroup.com

LUX ACCESSORIES
Founded: 2005. Owner/CEO: Shaya Reiter; CMO: Mandy Reiter; Executive Vice President of Sales: Adam Zwick, Allyson Berger
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Lux Accessories, International Inspirations, DLux, nOir (all jewelry & hair accessories)
Contact: 866-LUX-JEWL, www.luxaccessories.com, www.noirnyc.com

LUXOTTICA
Founded: 1961; Founder & Chairman (global): Leonardo Del Vecchio; CEOs: Adil Mehboob-Khan (CEO of Markets) and Massimo Vian (CEO of Product and Operations); President Luxottica Wholesale NA: Holly Rush; VP of Marketing NA: Laurent Boury
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Alain Mikli, Oakley, Oliver Peoples, Persol, Ray-Ban, Vogue. Licensed brands—Brooks Brothers, Bvlgari, Burberry, Chanel, Coach, Dolce & Gabbana, DKNY, Donna Karan, Emporio Armani, Giorgio Armani, Michael Kors, Miu Miu, Polo Ralph Lauren, Paul Smith Spectacles, Prada, Ralph Lauren, Stella McCartney, Tiffany & Co., Tory Burch, Versace.
Contact: 800-422-2020, www.luxottica.com

MAGID
Founded: 1989; Owner & President: Pinny Rand; Owners & Vice Presidents: Larry Rand, Ari Rand, Charles Rand
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications:
Proprietary brands—Magid (felt hats, knit hats, straw hats, handbags, canvas bags, straw bags, evening bags, metal mesh bags, scarves, sarongs, hair accessories, fascinators, gloves, knitwear, tights and leggings), Rebecca & Rifka (handbags, wallets). Licensed brands—Isaac Mizrahi (hats), Jessica McClintock (hats, scarves, sweater wraps), Slazenger (socks), Eye Candy (hosiery, socks, slippers).
Contact: Y&S Handbags 212-268-1071, www.magidhandbags.com

MARCHON
Founded: 1983; Marchon President & CEO: Claudio Gottardi
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications:
Proprietary brands—Flexon®, Dragon Alliance, MarchoNYC, Skaga, Airlock and Tres Jolie. Licensed brands—Calvin Klein Collection, Calvin Klein Platinum, Calvin Klein Jeans, Chloe, Diane von Furstenberg, Etro, G-Star RAW, Karl Lagerfeld, Lacoste, Liu Jo, MCM, Nautica, Nike, Nine West, Salvatore Ferragamo, Sean John, Valentino and X-Games.
Contact: 800-645-1300, www.marchon.com

MARCOLIN GROUP
Founded: 1961; Group CEO and General Manager: Giovanni Zoppas; Corporate Managing Director: Massimo Stefanello
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Magic Clip, Marcolin, National, Savvy, Viva, Web (eyewear). Licensed brands—Tom Ford, Balenciaga, Ermenegildo Zegna, Agnona, Montblanc, Roberto Cavalli, Tod’s, Emilio Pucci, Swarovski, DSquared2, Diesel, Just Cavalli, Cover Girl, Kenneth Cole New York, Kenneth Cole Reaction, Timberland, GUESS, GANT, Harley-Davidson®, Marciano, Catherine Deneuve, SKECHERS, BONGO®, CANDIE’S®, RAMPAGE® (all eyewear)
Contact: 800-527-9265, www.marcolin.com

MEMOI
Founded: 1957; Owner, President & CEO: Joseph Steinberg; VP of Sales: John Flynn Director of Sales, Merchandising, Product Development & Sourcing: Esty Breier
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—MeMoi (legwear, men’s collection), SlimMe by MeMoi (shapewear), Melas (legwear), SlimLux (shapewear), SlimChic (shapewear), JustMe (legwear), Legmogu’e (legwear). Licensed brand—Levante (legwear)
Contact: 908-486-5302 (corporate office), 917-453-5674 (sales office), www.memoi.com
To view MeMoi’s Spring 2016 trend board, click here.

MICHAEL KORS
Founded: 1981; Honorary Chairman and Chief Creative Officer: Michael Kors; Chairman and Chief Executive Officer: John Idol; President, Accessories and Footwear: Anna Bakst
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Michael Kors Collection, MICHAEL Michael Kors (handbags, small leathergoods, footwear, belts, watches, jewelry and eyewear)
Contact: 212-201-8100, www.michaelkors.com

MONDANI
Founded: 1996; President: Steven Hedaya
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brand—Mondani (handbags, small leather goods and accessories), Emilie M. (handbags, small leather goods and accessories). Licensed brands—ZAC Zac Posen (handbags, small leather goods and accessories), Ivanka Trump (handbags, small leather goods), Christian Siriano and Christian Siriano NY (handbags and small leather goods), London Fog (handbags) and small leather goods)
Contact: 212-244-0880 or 800-847-0072, www.mondani.com

MOVADO GROUP, INC.
Chairman and CEO: Efraim Grinberg; Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer: Richard J. Cote; President: Ricardo Quintero; SVP and Chief Financial Officer: Sallie DeMarsillis; SVP and Chief Marketing Officer: Mary Leach
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Movado, EBEL, Concord (all watches). Licensed brands—Coach, HUGO BOSS, Lacoste, Juicy Couture, Tommy Hilfiger (all watches) and Scuderia Ferrari brand watches.
Contact: 800-810-2311, www.movadogroup.com

MUNDI WESTPORT GROUP
Founded: 1969; President: Kevin Ross; Owner: Richard Florin; VP of Sales: John Florin
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Mundi, Bridge Road (handbags), Blush (cosmetic bags), Stella@Maxx (handbags, wallets). Licensed brands—Kenneth Cole (handbags, small leathergoods, cosmetic bags, belts), Jessica McClintock (evening bags), Kooba (handbags, wallets)
Contact: 212-779-5900, www.mundiwestport.com

MZ BERGER & CO.
Founded: 1950; CEO: Bernard Mermelstein; EVP Licensed Watches: Cindy Ferraro; VP Sales contact: Eileen Rappaport; Licensing contact: Ashley Fornuff-McMullan
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary watch brands—ELGIN, GRUEN, SHARP, WALTHAM. Watch and clock licenses—Disney, Marvel, Lucas, DreamWorks, Universal, Nickelodeon, Hasbro, Sanrio, Cartoon Network, Betty Boop, Mattel, Mars and WWE. Backpack licenses—BENRUS. Private label fashion jewelry.
Contact: 718-472-7500, www.mzb.com

NADRI
Founded: 1984; Founder/President/CEO: Young Tae  MacGyver Choi; EVP & CMO: Greg Brannan; Senior Executive VP: Soonoki Choi; VP of Design and PD: Rie McCoy
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—NADRI, NADRI STERLING, ADRIANA ORSINI, ADRIANA ORSINI STERLING, Eliot Danori, AVA NADRI, LORA PAOLO, The Jewelry Collection by NADRI, and Napoli (all jewelry)
Contact: 201-585-0088, www.nadri.com
To view Nadri’s Spring 16 trend boards, click here

NATASHA ACCESSORIES
Founded: 2006 Chief Executive Officer: Ravie Singh
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Tasha, Natasha, Natasha Couture, (all special evening bags, belts, jewelry, scarves, hair accessories, key chains, cosmetic bags, iPhone cases and decorative hats), Natasha Girl (kids)
Contact: 212-643-2525, tasha@natashaaccessoriesltd.com

THE NES GROUP
Founded: 2000 Chief Executive Officer: Nemo Gindi
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Fortune NYC, Via Nova, Zunammy, Van Sicklen, Jonathan Ct. (watches), Brooklyn Exchange (men’s watches and jewelry), City Chic (fashion jewelry), Lisa Michelle (sterling silver), Structure by NES (stainless steel jewelry). Licensed brands—Steve Madden (watches and jewelry), Everlast (watches and fitness accessories), RBX (watches), Mossy Oak (watches and jewelry), Kathy Davis (watches and jewelry), Bella Pilar (watches and jewelry), Wallflower Jeans (watches), Sofia Vergara (sterling silver). Private label for department stores and specialty stores (sterling silver, stainless steel, fashion jewelry and watches, hair accessories)
Contact: 646-825-4319, www.nesjewelry.com, www.nescostume.com, www.xtremetime.com, ali@nescostume.com

NEW YORK ACCESSORY GROUP
Founded: 1919; CEO: Isaac Shalom; President: Joseph Tawil; COO: Leslie Shalom
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Axxents (fashion accessories, handbags), Smart Set (fashion accessories, handbags), Finger Logic (touchscreen compatible gloves), Elephant Brand (bandanas), Topganic (hair care, skin care). Licensed brands—Isaac Mizrahi (coldweather, fashion scarves, umbrellas, gifts), English Laundry (coldweather, gifts), Alexander Julian (coldweather, handkerchiefs), Pierre Cardin (coldweather, handkerchiefs)
Contact: 212-532-7911, www.nyagroup.com

NINA FOOTWEAR
Founded: 1953; CEO: Ezra Dabah; Chief Creative Officer: Nina Miner; Corporate President: Alan Johnson; Senior VP, Nina Handbags: Lynn Robinson
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications:  Proprietary brands—Nina (shoes, handbags, bridal accessories including jewelry and girls shoes), Delman (shoes)
Contact: 212-399-2323, 800-233-NINA, www.ninashoes.com

NINE WEST
Parent Company: Sycamore Partners; CEO: Pam Salkovitz; Vice President, Licensing: Margaret Nicklas
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Nine West: Proprietary brand—Nine West (handbags and footwear). Nine West Licenses—Belts and coldweather accessories by GBG; scarves and wraps by Collection 18; watches by E. Gluck Corp; sunglasses and hats by FGX; tights and legwear by Leg Apparel; optical eyewear and RX sunwear by Marchon; luggage by Randa Accessories; Nine West Kids footwear by LJP International.
Contact: 917-229-2817, www.ninewest.com
NWH JEWELRY GROUP
Parent Company: Sycamore Partners; Group President: Fran Lukas
The NWH Jewelry Group portfolio of brands includes: Judith Jack, Anne Klein, Nine West, Nine West Vintage America Collection, Napier, Lonna & Lilly, Kent & King, Gloria Vanderbilt, Ava + Amelia, Pet Friends. Licensed Brands include Givenchy and Marchesa. The Group also develops and produces Private Label.
Contact: 917-229-2743

ORION FASHIONS INC.
Founded: 1975; CEO: Susan Glass; President: Gary Spitalny; Sales Manager: Stacy Cochran
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Orion (contemporary missy fashion jewelry), Kool Konnections (junior fashion jewelry)
Contact: 212-563-5420, sales@orionfashions.com

PAN OCEANIC EYEWEAR LTD
Founded: 1969; Owner/Proprietor: Ronald Terzi
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brand—EYESQUARED. Licensed brands—Hello Sunshine, Hello Kitty, Disney, Marvel, DC, Nickelodeon, Playboy, Barbie (sunglasses, readers, fashion eyewear, eyeglass cases)
Contact: 212-354-7744, www.panoceanicgroup.com
• BASHA ACCESSORIES, DIVISION OF PAN OCEANIC
Acquired: 2000; CEO: Joseph Terzi; President: Leslye Funk
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—BASHA, Estee & Lilly (ladies and childrens: fashion scarves, coldweather, ruanas, shawls, wraps, capes, ponchos, children novelty items)
Contact: 212-354-7744
• LA REGALE, division of PAN OCEANIC
Acquired: 2012; Brand Manager and Creative Director: Jerry Perry
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—La Regale, Zoe Adams, Lenore by La Regale (evening bags, bridal, special occasion, clutches, minaudieres, day-to-e­vening handbags)
Contact: 212-354-7744

PS BRANDS – PLANET SOX
Founded: 1994; Founder, CEO & President: Elie Levy; Vice President of Licensing: Lori May; Vice President of Sales: Betsy Kain
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Planex Sox®, Candy Girl®, Med Tech®, Lil Runners®, Details by eeh®, Funky Socks®, Paul Miller®, Sport Essentials® , Sport LogicTM , Planet Kids®, Northwest Trails® Licensed fashion brands—Kensie, Mac & Jac, Ike Behar, Esprit, Nanette Lapore, Cynthia Rowley, Geoffrey Beene. Licensed lifestyle brands—HEAD, FILA, Quiksilver, Roxy, DC Shoe Co, High Sierra, TapouT, Hind, Pro Player, Southpole, Layer 8, Mongoose, Swiss Life NDK, Avalanche. Licensed characters—Disney, Nickelodeon, Mattel, Sesame Street, Hasbro, Hello Kitty, Domo, Thomas The Tank, Betty Boop, The Simpsons, Lalaloopsy, Smurfs.
Contact: 212-239-1485, www.planetsox.com

RG BARRY
Founded: 1947; President & CEO: Greg A. Tunney; Footwear Business Unit President: Lee Smith; baggallini® Business Unit President: Alan Krantzler; Foot Petals® Business Unit President: Jeff Cosgrove
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary footwear brands—Dearfoams®, df by Dearfoams™, dluxe by Dearfoams™, Signature by Dearfoams™; proprietary handbags, tote bags and travel products—baggallini®; proprietary foot and shoe care products—Foot Petals®, Fab Feet®, Fancy Feet®, Heavenly Heelz®, Killer Kushionz®, Technogel™, Tip Toez®
Contact: 800-848-7560, www.dearfoams.com, www.baggallini.com, www.footpetals.com

R.J. GRAZIANO
Founded: 1975; President: R.J. Graziano; Sales Manager: Lindsey Kress
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—R.J. Graziano (jewelry, handbags)
Contact: 212-685-3737, www.rjgraziano.com

REBECCA MINKOFF
Founded: 2005; Co-Founders: Rebecca & Uri Minkoff
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Rebecca Minkoff (handbags, small leathergoods, footwear, jewelry, ready-to-wear, tech accessories, athleisure), Uri Minkoff (men’s accessories)
Contact: 212-677-7829, www.rebeccaminkoff.com, www.uriminkoff.com

ROMAN AND SUNSTONE
Founded: 1973; President: Sally Alex
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Sunstone 925, Sunstone, Catherine Canino for Sunstone 925, Roman, Roman Luxe, Roman Bride, Boy Meets Girl x Roman Luxe (fine, bridge and fashion jewelry). Licensed brands—Kenneth Jay Lane (fine jewelry), Kenneth Jay Lane (bridal jewelry).
Contact: 212-889-0740, www.romansunstone.com

SÀFILO GROUP
Founded: 1934;  CEO of Sàfilo Group: Luisa Delgado; Commercial Head of Sàfilo North America: Glenn Rusk; Senior VP of Sunglass Sales: Mark Ugenti
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Carrera, Oxydo, Polaroid Polarized Sunglasses, Smith. Licensed brands sold in the U.S.—Banana Republic, Bobbi Brown, BOSS, Boss Orange, Céline, Dior, Dior Homme, Fendi, Fossil, Givenchy (2016), Gucci, Jack Spade, Jimmy Choo, J Lo by Jennifer Lopez, Juicy Couture, Kate Spade New York, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Marc Jacobs, Max Mara, Tommy Hilfiger.
Contact: 212-736-5090, www.safilousa.com

THE SAK BRAND GROUP
Founded: 1989; CEO & Co-Founder: Mark Talucci; President & Co-Founder: Todd Elliott
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—The Sak (bags, footwear, small leathergoods, media accessories, travel, jewelry, home), Sakroots (bags, footwear, media accessories, small leathergoods, stationery, travel/luggage, jewelry, home), Elliott Lucca (bags, footwear, media accessories)
Contact: 212-329-4500, www.thesak.com, www.sakroots.com, www.elliottlucca.com

SASHA
Founded: 1980; Owner & President: Erol Devli
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands— Sashu footwear, CEM special occasion handbags, Stephanie Nicole fashion bags, DiViaggio travel bags. Licensed brands—Beverly Hills Polo Club and Betty Boop.
Contact: 212-268-4000, www.sashabags.com

SHALOM INT’L CORP.
Founded: 1961; CEO: Steve Shalom; President: Eddie Baranoff
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: ISC jewelry, ISC infant accessories—Little Me and So Dorable, MIAMICA travel accessories, Kangol hosiery, Totally Sox and Prosox, Stylin’ by Bundle O’ Braids and Kids by Bundle O’ Braids hair accessories, Kid O Toys, Kensie Jewelry, Flapdoodles accessories.
Contact: 800-533-8040, www.shalomint.com, www.kidotoys.com

STEPHAN & CO.
Founded: 1990; CEO: Stephan Rubin
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Stephan & Co. (jewelry)
Contact: 212-481-3888 ext.11, www.stephanandco.nyc

STEVE MADDENACCESSORIES
Founded: 1995; Design Chief: Steve Madden; President, Handbags Steve Madden, Steven by Steve Madden, Big Buddha and Betsey Johnson: Sloan Tichner; President, Belts: Renee Cohen; President, Madden Zone: Larry Zakarin; Co-President: Jeff Goldstein; President, Coldweather/ Fashion Accessories: David Seeherman
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Steve Madden (footwear, handbags, eyewear, sunwear, legwear, hats, belts, coldweather, scarves, beachwear), Steven by Steve Madden, Madden Girl (footwear, hangbags), Big Buddha (handbags, footwear, belts, coldweather accessories, sunglasses); Licensed brands—Olsenboye (handbags, belts, small leathergoods), Outwear by Taylor Fashions; activewear, lounge, sleepwear, intimates and hosiery by Gina Group; bedding by Revman International; luggage by 24/7; umbrellas by Baum Essex; men’s accessories by Mundi Westport Group.
Contact: 212-695-5545, www.stevemadden.com

• BETSEY JOHNSON, division of Steve Madden
Founded: 1978 (purchased by Steven Madden, Ltd. In 2012).; Creative Director: Betsey Johnson; President, Handbags: Sloan Tichner; President, Footwear: Wendy Steinberg; President, Belts: Renee Cohen; President, Fashion Accessories: David Seeherman
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Betsey Johnson (handbags, Luv Betsey Handbags, footwear, belts, coldweather accessories, sunglasses and optical), Blue by Betsey Johnson (footwear and intimates). Licenses—sleepwear and intimates by Carole Hochman Design Group; jewelry and timepieces by Haskell Jewels; swimwear and coverups by Malibu Design Group; fragrance by Inter Parfums; dresses, outerwear and active by The Levy Group; legwear by Leg Resource; umbrellas and housewares by Baum and Essex; children’s apparel by GW Industries; bedding and bath by Revman International; stationary and crafts by Horizon Group; dancewear by Capezio.
Contact: 212-695-5545, www.betseyjohnson.com

• BIG BUDDHA, division of Steve Madden
Founded: 2001 (purchased by Steven Madden, Ltd. In 2010); President, Handbags: Sloan Tichner; President, Belts: Renee Cohen; President, Coldweather: David Seeherman
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary Brand—Big Buddha (handbags, belts, coldweather accessories, sunglasses)
Contact: 212-857-9580, www.bigbuddha.com

• CEJON, division of Steve Madden
Founded: 1992 (purchased by Steve Madden Ltd in 2011); President: David Seeherman
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Steve Madden (fashion accessories, coldweather, hats, belts and sunglassses), Big Buddha (fashion accessories, coldweather, hats, belts and sunglasses), Betsey Johnson (fashion accessories, coldweather, hats, belts and sunglasses), Cejon (fashion accessories and coldweather). Licensed brands—Andrew Marc (men’s and women’s sunglasses), Marc New York (men’s and women’s sunglasses), Bobby Roache (men’s and women’s sunglasses), Callaway (men’s and women’s sunglasses). Additional brands—Brian Atwood (sunglasses), Northshore (sunglasses)
Contact: 212-967-4663, www.cejon.com

• BRIAN ATWOOD, division of Steve Madden
Founded: 2001 (purchased by Steve Madden Ltd in 2014); President, Handbags: Sloan Tichner; President, Shoes: Wendy Steinberg
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Brian Atwood (sunglasses), BBA (footwear and handbags)
Contact: www.stevemadden.com

SWAROVSKI GEMSTONES™
Founded: 1895; Vice President, Operations: Kathleen Riccardi
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Created stones and genuine gemstones cut by Swarovski.
Contact: 800-444-0480, www.swarovski-gemstones.com

TANYA CREATIONS
Founded: 1978 by Peter Wallick and his father, Haskell Wallick; Chairman & CEO: Peter Wallick; President: Jeffrey Massotti
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Private label (all fashion jewelry)
Contact: 401-438-8050, ext. 148, www.tanyacreations.com
To view Tanya Creation’s Spring 2016 trend board, click here.

TIMEX GROUP B.V.
Founded: 1854; Chairman of the Board: Annette S. Olsen
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Brands—Timex, Timex Expedition, Timex Ironman, Opex. Licensed brands—Guess (by Sequel AG), GC (by Sequel AG), Nautica, Salvatore Ferragamo Timepieces, Versus, Versace (all watches)
Contact: 203-346-5000, www.timexgroup.com

TORY BURCH
Founded: 2004; Founder, Chairman, Co-CEO and Designer: Tory Burch; Co-CEO and Director: Roger N. Farah; President and Director: Brigitte Kleine; CFO: Reepal Shah
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications:  Proprietary brand—Tory Burch (shoes, handbags, jewelry, tech, fitbit, hats, scarves, gloves, belts, key fobs, wallets, wristlets, minibags, cosmetic cases, eyewear, watches)
Contact: 212-683-2323, www.toryburch.com

TOTES ISOTONER CORP.
Founded: 1961; Parent Company: Freeman Spogli & Co. and Investcorp
President & CEO: Doug Gernert
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Isotoner (coldweather and slippers), Totes (umbrellas, rainwear, slippers, boots and gift items), Acorn (slippers, socks and casual footwear), Manzella (gloves and hats), Just Sheepskin (slippers and boots), Grandoe (dress and outdoor performance gloves), Smartdogs (slippers and casual footwear). Licensed Brands—Dockers (gloves and hats), C9 (coldweather), New Balance (gloves)
Contact: Cincinnati HQ: 513-682-8200; NY Sales Office: 800-762-0011, www.totes-isotoner.com

TREBBIANNO dba showroom35
Founded: 1997; Owner: Tony Cheng; President and CEO: Terry McCormick
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Botkier NY (handbags); She + Lo (handbags). Licensed brands—Jessica Simpson (handbags, small leathergoods and jewelry); BCBGeneration (jewelry); Vince Camuto (jewelry); Lucky Brand (handbags); Nicole by Nicole Miller (handbags and jewelry); Nicole Miller NY (handbags, small leather goods and cosmetic bags); Louise et Cie (jewelry); Cole Haan (jewelry)
Contact: 212-862-2770

TRESKA
Founded: 1979; COO: Donna Kee
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Treska,  Aris by Treska, Zevar by Treska (fashion jewelry, scarves, handbags)
Contact: 888-535-9288, www.treska.com
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UGG® AUSTRALIA
Founded: 1978; President: Dave Powers
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brand—UGG® (men’s, women’s and kids footwear, loungewear, outerwear, handbags, small leathergoods, home product lines all done in-house; coldweather accessories licensed by Fownes Bros.)
Contact: matthew.magnin@deckers.com, www.uggaustralia.com

UNITED LEGWEAR & APPAREL CO., LLC
Founded: 1998 President and CEO: Isaac E. Ash; COO/CFO: Christopher Volpe; SVP Sales: Gennie Murphy
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—BabyLegs, TicTacToe, Sox & Co. Licensed brands—2(X)IST, Adrienne Vittadini, Bread & Boxers, C&C California (flip flops, legwear, children’s apparel), Gold’s Gym, Happy Socks, Jonathan Adler, Limited Too (flip flops, legwear, sleepwear), PUMA Bodywear and Legwear PUMA Kids Apparel, Skechers, Tokidoki, Urban Knit, Weatherproof.
Contact: 212-391-4143, www.unitedlegwear.com

XCEL BRANDS INC.
Founded: 2011; Isaac Mizrahi purchased by Xcel Brands in 2011; Judith Ripka purchased by Xcel Brands in 2014; H Halston and H by Halston purchased by Xcel Brands in 2014; C. Wonder purchased by Xcel Brands in 2015; CEO: Robert W. D’Loren; President and COO: Giuseppe “Joe” Falco; Executive Vice President of Business Development and Treasury: Seth Burroughs; CMO: Catherine “Kate” Twist; CFO: James F. Haran
Accessories brands, licenses and classifications: Proprietary brands—Isaac Mizrahi New York (handbags by Accessory Exchange; footwear by Fisher Footwear; belts by Roma Industries, LLC; coldweather by New York Accessories Group; eyewear by B. Robinson Optical; watches by MZ Berger; costume and fine jewelry by Clover). Judith Ripka jewelry by KGK Group.
Contact: 347-727-2474, www.www.xcelbrands.com

 

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