Loeffler Randall


Market Moments: The Feather-Embellished Handbag

Seen in a variety of price points, the feathered handbag is an accessory that offers some joy.

clock May 20, 2020Thomas Waller

Hermes, handbag, luxury, resale

Fashion Scoops

Rebag Secures $15 Million Funding Round

The luxury handbag resale platform announces $15 million in Series D funding, bringing total funding to $68 million.

clock May 14, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

Kate Spade

Business Features

Tapestry’s 2019 Corporate Responsibility Report

The fashion house releases a report on how it’s stacking up on diversity, the planet and giving back to the community.

clock May 1, 2020Kellie Ell

Backpack styles.

Government and Trade

U.S. Government Excludes Some Backpacks, Bags, Textiles From Trade War Tariffs

The USTR issued a memo curiously excluding some accessories and textiles from the last wave of tariffs in President Trump’s trade war with China.

clock March 23, 2020Misty White Sidell

The 1 Atelier web site.


1 Atelier Charts Future Using Technology, Direct Sales

The brainchild of seasoned industry vets, Frank Zambrielli, Stephanie Sarka and Anthony Luciano, the luxury handbag brand is shaking off its start-up status.

clock March 10, 2020Thomas Waller


Fashion Scoops

A Look at Rothy’s First Foray Into Handbags

Opening a new store on Bleecker Street, Rothy’s celebrates the launch of its handbag vertical.

clock March 3, 2020Kaley Roshitsh


Fashion Scoops

Valextra Launches Collective Project

The project is called Extra Milano and the Italian accessories company is working with Sunnei, Plan C, Arthur Arbesser, La DoubleJ and Massimo Alba. 

clock February 22, 2020Luisa Zargani

Fame Moda trade shows


Novelty Bags Make a Comeback at Fame, Moda Trade Shows

Meanwhile, fashion companies and brands fret over the coronavirus.

clock February 14, 2020Kellie Ell

Coach store

Business Features

Tapestry’s Big Comeback

New ceo Jide Zeitlin has his hands full looking for new talent to lead Kate Spade, continuing to expand Coach and updating product assortment across the portfolio. But will it work?

clock January 8, 2020Kellie Ell

Millennials selfie

Business Features

The Aging Millennial

By 2030, the oldest Millennials will be in their mid- to late-40s. But does that mean their spending habits will mature, too?

clock January 6, 2020Kellie Ell


Designer and Luxury

In a First, Fendi Taps Nick Knight for Spring Ads

Knight succeeds Karl Lagerfeld, who famously photographed the brand’s campaigns.

clock January 3, 2020Luisa Zargani

Handbags from the Spring 2020 Runways: Prada, Louis Vuitton, Fendi, Bottega Veneta


As Handbag Sales Dip, the Luxury Bag Sees a Renewed Focus at Retail

“The trend is reversing to the designer level,” said Lisa Aiken, fashion director of Moda Operandi.

clock December 16, 2019Thomas Waller

Lululemon store


Lululemon Q3 Sales Near Billion-Dollar Status

But some investors worry about a loss of momentum.

clock December 11, 2019Kellie Ell



Valextra Not Connected to Arrest of Japan M.D.

Jong Matsumoto’s investigations into his alleged fraudulent remittance are not associated with the Italian luxury accessories house. 

clock December 11, 2019Luisa Zargani



Mercari Rolls Out ‘Authenticate’ to Compete With The RealReal, ThredUp

Taking on The RealReal and ThredUp, Mercari gets into the authentication space for handbags valued at $300 and up.

clock December 10, 2019Kaley Roshitsh

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A shopper waits for the doors to open at the Galeries Lafayette flagship on Boulevard Haussmann in Paris.


Galeries Lafayette Reopens Boulevard Haussmann Flagship

clock May 30, 2020Joelle Diderich

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