Accessories News


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.

Marc by Marc Jacobs’ polyester backpack

Back to School 2015: Fall’s Best Backpacks

With back-to-school underway, students heading to class with textbooks and high-tech gadgets in tow can pack it all up in the season's coolest printed and solid backpacks.


Timbuk2’s Messenger Makeover

Timbuk2’s messenger bags are functional and tech-friendly, but are they suitably stylish?

A bag from Michael Michael Kors.

Kors Beats Wall Street Estimates, but Handbag Malaise Could Linger

Kors will have its largest assortment of new handbag groups for spring 2016.


Resort 2016 Handbag Trends: Buckets and Mini-Saddle Bags

Two popular bags for resort offer convenience and ease.

Kate Spade Cuts Flash Sales, Promotions to Boost Profit

New product introductions are attracting first-time customers to the brand.

Coach’s Victor Luis: Consumers Want Newness

Fourth-quarter results were boosted by the Stuart Weitzman acquisition in May.

Kate Spade New York Pre-Fall 2015

Michael Kors, Coach Shares Fall as Handbag Sector Struggles

The slowdown doesn't bode well for earnings this week from Coach, Kate Spade and Michael Kors.