Accessories

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.

clock May 1, 2018Vicki M. Young

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.

clock May 1, 2018Vicki M. Young

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.

clock April 18, 2018Vicki M. Young

Photo courtesy of AmericasMart.

Retail

Atlanta Apparel Welcomes Record Number of New Exhibitors

AmericasMart Atlanta will hold its April Atlanta Apparel Market on April 10 through 14 in Atlanta.

clock April 13, 2018Tracey Greenstein

The Faraday in Sazerac, from Felix Gray.

Eyewear

Felix Gray Expands Its Blue Light Filtering Lens Technology

The luxury eyewear start-up targeting digital eye strain is entering the prescription lens market.

clock April 11, 2018Vicki M. Young

A look from Koio.

Fashion Scoops

Luxury Leather Sneaker Brand Koio Secures $3M Series A Round

The brand, known for out-of-the-box collaborations, signs five-year lease at NoLIta space.

clock April 11, 2018Vicki M. Young

Fashion Scoops

Gen Z Females Spend More on Beauty Than Apparel

The top skin-care brand was Neutrogena, while the top handbag brand was Michael Kors.

clock April 10, 2018Vicki M. Young

Pedestrians pass Tiffany & Co store at Frankfurt's fashionable Goethestrasse street, late 16 November 2017 in Frankfurt, Germany.Tiffany & Co store at Frankfurt's fashionable Goethestrasse street, Germany - 16 Nov 2017

Human Resources

Tiffany Adds Board Member as Three Depart

The departures include Michael Kowalski, former chairman and ceo.

clock April 6, 2018Kali Hays

Attico RTW Fall 2018

Accessory Trends

Newness in Accessories Coming From Young Designers, Buyers Say

In reviewing the fall season, buyers noted that innovation — particularly in handbags — is coming from young, establishing brands.

clock April 2, 2018Misty White Sidell

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First lady Melania Trump boards a plane at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., to travel to TexasMelania Trump, Andrews Air Force Base, USA - 21 Jun 2018

Fashion

First Lady's Jacket Causes Uproar, But Her Stylist Never Saw It Before

clock 52mRosemary Feitelberg

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