The Accessories Council has unveiled its first round of honorees for the Accessories Council Excellence Awards gala, which will be held on Nov. 5 at Cipriani 42nd Street in Manhattan.
Created in 1995, the ACE Awards pay homage annually to those who have made strides in raising awareness of the accessories industry. Honorees are nominated and voted on by their peers in the accessories and retail industries, as well as by the Accessories Council board.
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