A new leather design by Nancy Gonzalez.

Handbags

Nancy Gonzalez’s New Design Plan

The accessories label known for exotic skins has begun incorporating leather and other materials into its lexicon.

clock August 10, 2018Misty White Sidell

Workers On the Assembly Line at a Handbag Factory in Shanghai China 21 September 2009 Export Oriented Manufacturers in China Are Again Having Trouble Finding Adequate Numbers of Skilled Labor As Christmas Season Orders Pick Up Despite This However Chinese President Hu Jintao Said Recently That China Still Faces an 'Arduous' Task of Maintaining Growth and Social StabilityChina Factory Labor - Sep 2009

Handbags

EXCLUSIVE: Accessories Industry Rallies Against Trump’s Trade War

Handbags head to Washington, D.C., as agencies, brands and lobbyist groups plot testimony against Trump’s proposed tariffs on Chinese-made travel goods.

clock August 9, 2018Misty White Sidell

A look from the New Era x Nautica collection.

Hats, Gloves and More

New Era Creates Vintage-Inspired Nautica Caps

The collection will launch on Aug. 24.

clock August 8, 2018Jean E. Palmieri

Leo's shoe factory in Italy.

Footwear

Italy’s Leo Shoes Feeds Luxury Sneaker Craze

Based in Italy’s Puglia region, the company produces handmade, top-quality sneakers and helps meet the ever-growing demand for the category.

clock August 6, 2018Luisa Zargani

A Max Mara model produced and distributed by Safilo

Eyewear

Safilo Shares Fall After Release of First-Half Results

Safilo’s management provided some guidelines in an update on the 2020 Plan, which targets sales of 1 billion euros by that date.

clock August 3, 2018Luisa Zargani

Smith Optics

Eyewear

Accessories Trend 2018: The Foreseeable Future

Statement eyewear is speaking a futuristic language via sci-fi shapes, touches of neon and gleaming, mirrored surfaces. Smith Optics’ sunglasses, for example, are part raver, part safety goggles.

clock August 2, 2018Luis Campuzano

Backstage at Prada RTW Spring 2018

Eyewear

Luxottica Receives Green Certification

The company has been included in the FTSE4Good Index Series for its social and environmental responsible activities.

clock August 1, 2018Martino Carrera

Allbirds is using their proprietary sugarcane-derived technology first on their new flip flops line.

Footwear

Allbirds Releases Sugarcane Shoes, Secures Leonardo DiCaprio Backing

The company has developed a technology derived from sugarcane to replace the petroleum-based material used in shoe soles. 

clock August 1, 2018Tiffany Ap

A pair of double monk straps from Velasca.

Footwear

Footwear Brand Velasca Secures 2.5 Million Euro Investment

The capital increase backed by venture capital firms Milano Investment Partners and P101 will help the start-up company’s expansion.

clock July 31, 2018Martino Carrera

Swatch Group is the latest major watch company to pull out of the Baselworld exhibition, following the decision last year by Movado Group.

Watches

Swatch’s Exit Sparks Questions Over Baselworld’s Future

The watch group was the fair’s largest exhibitor, and its departure comes as brands increasingly are focused on selling direct to consumers.

clock July 31, 2018Mimosa Spencer

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