Samsonite’s Ramesh Tainwala

Accessory Trends

CEO TALKS: Samsonite’s Ramesh Tainwala Sees Global Uptick in Travel as an Opportunity for Big Business

A cultural shift away from material purchases and in favor of experiences has buoyed the luggage industry.

clock October 19, 2017Misty White Sidell

A tote from Vera Bradley's spring/summer 2018 collection.

Handbags

At Vera Bradley, a Spurt of Product Innovation

Vera Bradley is evolving into a lifestyle brand.

clock October 18, 2017David Moin

Safilo New HQ in Secaucus, New Jersey

Eyewear

Safilo Inaugurates New U.S. Headquarters in New Jersey

The new location is dedicated to the management of the company’s U.S. wholesale business.

clock October 18, 2017Alessandra Turra

Backstage at Jacquemus RTW Spring 2018

Accessory Trends

Buyers Find High-Low Appeal in Spring 2018 Accessories Matrix

It’s a season of endless, kitschy options, including an $850 pair of Balenciaga Crocs.

clock October 16, 2017Misty White Sidell

Eyewear

Eyewear Players Sharpen Focus on Well-being, Sports

Those were among key trends at the recent Silmo trade fair in Paris, with niche lines also in big demand.

clock October 13, 2017Katya Foreman

Daniel Brush

Jewelry

Van Cleef & Arpels Spotlights the Elusive Daniel Brush

The artist and his wife attended a dinner celebrating an exhibition of his works at L’École, the School of Jewelry Arts in Paris.

clock October 12, 2017Joelle Diderich

Premiere Classe Paris Accessories Trade Show

Accessory Trends

In With the New at Première Classe

Buyers were spoilt for choice at the recent edition of the Paris accessories trade show that saw a 20 percent spike in new exhibitors.

clock October 11, 2017Devorah Lauter

Vacheron Constantin Triple Calendrier 1942 watch

Watches

Vacheron Constantin CEO Eyes U.S. Market With Vintage-Inspired Models

Revisiting watch models from the Twenties and Forties, the label retells its past as it hopes to gain ground in the U.S. market.

clock October 10, 2017Mimosa Spencer

Watches

Michele Watches Aims for Comeback With Smartwatch Launch

The brand launches a hybridized connected watch today with an eye toward recapturing market share and consumer loyalty.

clock October 10, 2017Misty White Sidell

Ghurka Madison Ave.

Handbags

Ghurka Opens Madison Avenue Flagship

The brand has moved its New York retail destination into a larger space, and marks its opening with a Céline Cousteau partnership.

clock October 10, 2017Misty White Sidell

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At the TFWA convention.

Beauty

Travel Retail Flies High Again

clock 7hJennifer Weil and Jenny B. Fine

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