Accessories News


Samsonite Buys Italian Retail Chain

The Hong Kong-based company bought the handbag and travel goods retail chain Chic Accent for a total cash consideration of 8.5 million euros, or $9.49 million.

Kipling Responds to Mireille Gram Arrest

Mireille Gram, daughter of the former president of Kipling, was arrested for attempted murder of her daughter over the weekend.

Handbags from Luana Italy.

Luana Italy Relaunches for Fall

The Italian handbag company has a new owner, 5M USA, and a new look to go with it.

Kerry Washington

Kerry Washington, Dee Ocleppo Unveil ‘Purple Purse’ Collaboration

Kerry Washington, Dee Ocleppo and Tommy Hilfiger hosted cocktail party to unveil the Allstate Foundation Purple Purse, a limited-edition purse designed to bring attention to domestic violence and financial abuse.

MZ Wallace and Raymond Pettibon's tote bag, with all proceeds benefitting the New York Public Library.

MZ Wallace, Raymond Pettibon Collaborate for New York Public Library

MZ Wallace has partnered with artist Raymond Pettibon on a limited-edition tote bag, with proceeds going to the New York Public Library.

Vera Bradley’s New Product Hasn’t Offset Cotton Declines

Vera Bradley beats its earnings estimates, but its profits decline as the new product is able to offset the cotton product decline.

Accessible handbags are hurting, and it's going to take a major effort to reverse the trend.

The Drag on Bags

Accessible handbags are hurting, and it’s going to take a major effort to reverse the trend.

A coach bag.

Luen Thai and the Big Bag Theory

The luxury handbag market has presented a substantial growth opportunity.

Patent Designer Sues Ralph Lauren Corp. on Infringement Claims

The lawsuit is alleging the corporation knocked off his design for a handbag with an interior that illuminates and can also charge devices.