Randa Accessories hosted a party at Butterfield 8 last night to watch the BCS Championship game between Notre Dame and Alabama.
While not a banner year for accessories, 2010 showed some marked improvement over 2009, and optimism prevails in 2011. “Slim” and “soft” were the key drivers in all categories and vendors did a good job of calling out these changes in their marketing materials. “Stores are very supportive of men’s accessories,” observes Rick Luft of [...]
Technically Speaking: What’s in your wallet? By Amy Sciaretta Consumers are saying goodbye to bulky wallets and hello to sleek and colorful styling. The category has taken a turn for the better with bold color and shape. Brights are taking the stage this season across price categories. Daring patterned linings add an element of surprise [...]
Bolder is Better: Top brands and retailers on what’s new in men’s bling. By Kelsey White WATCHES The men’s timepiece industry is becoming more experimental. Rather than sticking to safe, expected designs, vendors are pushing bold, trend-driven pieces. Oversized faces remain essential, but equally important are slimmer, vintage-inspired styles. Also expect black-on-black, lightweight materials and [...]