Lacoste Launches New Accessories Venture Lacoste is moving into the high-end accessories business, ends long relationship with Samsonite. By Tina Isaac on December 15, 2009 PARIS — Lacoste is preparing to move into the high-end accessories business. This story first appeared in the December 15, 2009 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today. To continue reading this article... Subscribe Now Log In WWD logo This Article is Exclusive to Archive Subscribers To read the full article please contactWWD's Subscription Customer Service.