Accessories

A rendering of the Aspinal of London store

Leather Goods

British Leather Goods Label Aspinal of London Plots Middle East Expansion

Chief executive officer Lisa Montague said the company has already opened three stores in the Gulf, together with Liwa, over the past five years, two in Abu Dhabi and one in Kuwait.

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Carry-on options and the Everywhere Bag, from Away.

Fashion Scoops

Travel Brand Away to Receive $4 Million in Performance-Based Tax Credits

The credits are part of a partnership with Empire State Development that will see Away create 249 new jobs over a five-year period.

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Inside the John Hardy store at the Aventura Mall.

Retail

John Hardy Sets Retail Expansion Strategy

The handcrafted, Balinese jewelry brand plans to open two U.S. stores and one outlet store this year, and at least two more U.S. stores in 2019.

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A selection of totes from Boon Supply.

Fashion Scoops

Lily Kanter Returns to Retail With Boon Supply

Fifty percent of all sales at Boon Supply supports charitable organizations.

clock May 10, 2018Vicki M. Young

Mergers and Acquisitions

Sequential Brands Divested Revo in Q1

The company expects to complete its refinancing in the second quarter.

clock May 9, 2018Vicki M. Young

The Fun Socks store in Los Angeles.

Business Features

Fun Socks Launches With Retail

The socks brand launches its first two shops on Thursday.

clock May 8, 2018David Moin

Alexandra Connell, the founder of Patti + Ricky.

Fashion Scoops

Patti + Ricky Focuses on Inclusive Design With New York Pop-up and Collaborations

Patti + Ricky will open its first pop-up store in New York this fall and aims to partner with designers and department stores.

clock May 1, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

The core Coach brand said North American sales "outperformed" in Q3.

Financial

Tapestry’s Victor Luis Looks at the Longer-Term View

Meanwhile, investors were focused on the shorter-term outlook.

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The core Coach brand said North American sales "outperformed" in Q3.

Financial

Tapestry’s Shares Fall as Q3 Beats on EPS, Revenues

Coach’s North American sales were a plus; Kate Spade contributed to the bottom line and Stuart Weitzman had execution issues.

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GemstoneDiamond sector, Antwerp, Belgium - 17 Sep 2014Diamonds represent 5% of total Belgian exports, and account for 15% of total Belgian exports outside the European Union. Of all rough diamonds produced worldwide, the vast majority (84%) come to Antwerp to be sorted, traded and sold.

Technology

Rocks and Data Blocks: How IBM Tracks Diamonds With Blockchain

The tech giant and the fine jewelry industry team up to offer transparency and fend off fraud in the diamond biz.

clock April 30, 2018Adriana Lee

Debra Messing, Jacob Arabo, Adrien Brody, Carine Restoin-RoitfeldGrand Re-Opening of the Jacob & Co. Flagship Store, New York, USA - 26 Apr 2018

Parties

Debra Messing, Carine Roitfeld Fete Jacob & Co. NYC Flagship Reopening

The newly renovated space featured original artwork by founder Jacob Arabo, as well as exposed New York City bedrock.

clock April 27, 2018Alexa Tietjen

Off White fall 2018

Marketing and Promotion

For Accessories Brands, Functionality Is Key

New stats from The NPD Group reveal that despite declining sales, pragmatic details can buoy fashion accessories companies.

clock April 25, 2018Elizabeth Doupnik

From left: Want Les Essentiels' bucket bag and bag and shoe by Mansur Gavriel.

Accessory Trends

Fall 2018 Accessories: A New Blue Period

Designers of all kinds of accessories are feeling for blue this season.

clock April 24, 2018Thomas Waller

Pierre Denis and Philippe Bénacin

Fragrance

Jimmy Choo Is Plotting a Makeup Range

The company also plans to expand its offering to include a range of makeup over the next few years.

clock April 19, 2018Lorelei Marfil

A look at the rare Hermès White Crocodile Himalayan Birkin.

Fashion Scoops

Luxury Resale Firm Rebag to Sell Rare Hermès Himalayan Birkin

The bag, with a $70,000 price tag, is at Rebag’s store on 57th Street and Madison Avenue.

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