ART ASSIGNS REP: Accessories That Matter, a New York-based accessories sales representative firm, has been designated New York rep for David Dart handbags. The line is produced under license to Dallas-based DDH Inc.
The David Dart handbag showroom will remain in Suite 608 at 320 Fifth Ave., New York, and will be open daily, instead of just during market week periods. Appointments are being booked through Accessories That Matter at (212) 967-2244.
The David Dart showroom is across the hall from Accessories That Matter, which is in Suite 609. Accessories That Matter also represents the Pibra, Mena, Liz K., McGuire Nicholas and Delfino handbag collections.
COLLECTOR’S COUNSEL: Anyone who’s ever been intrigued by Steingberg & Tolkien, the London emporium heralded for its vintage clothing and costume jewelry collections, will love a book by partner Tracy Tolkien. “Costume Jewelry: A Collector’s Guide to Key Styles and How to Recognize Them,” (Firefly Books, $19.95) will hit stores early next month.