Apparel Accessories

Startup to Launch 3-D Printed Sunglasses from Recycled Plastics
October 26, 2015 at 2:57 pm

Clothing fads come and go, but there is one trend in fashion that is sure not to fade away: the growing trend of manufacturing environmentally sound clothing and accessories. One fashion startup, U.S.-based KickFly's, has made this its goal as it has set out to design and manufacture 3-D printed sunglasses made from recycled plastics.…

Nearly $2 Million in Fake Hermès Handbags Seized in Georgia
December 3, 2014

Border patrol officers in Savannah seized 198 fake Hermès Birkin handbags that were destined for Atlanta, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said this week. Had the bags seized Oct. 6 been genuine, the value would have been $1.8 million, the agency said. Instead, the bags will be destroyed.

It was the Port of Savannah's third multi-million dollar seizure of counterfeit goods this year. The shipment, manifested as polyurethane handbags, arrived to the Port of Savannah from China on Sept. 4. The bags were destined to an address in Atlanta, the agency said.

2 Cross-promotion Ideas for Spring
March 18, 2014

Providing cross-promotion products increases the brand exposure for your client(s). Here are two cross-market promotion ideas to celebrate warm weather.

5 Ways to Complete an Outfit and Get Brands Noticed
February 1, 2014

When it comes to corporate fashion, accessories give brands another touch point—one that complements garments in a traditional apparel program. For distributors, accessories offer an additional revenue stream that may have been overlooked.

U.S. Olympic Fundraising Mittens Produced in China
December 20, 2013

This week, the Associated Press reported that the red-white-and-blue mittens being sold by the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) to raise funds for winter athletes were manufactured in China. The words "Made in China" are clearly imprinted on the inside tag of the 100 percent acrylic mittens.