Accessories Licensing

Licensing International Awards 2019: Winners Announced

June 6, 2019

The winners of the 2019 International Licensing Awards were unveiled during the Licensing Expo in Las Vegas. “2018 was an incredible year for our industry, which is reflected in tonight’s slate of winners and honorees,” said Licensing International’s President, Maura Regan. “It’s been particularly satisfying to see the increasingly international nature of the licensing business […]

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Chupa Chups signs apparel deal with Korean handbag maker Vincis

May 24, 2019

Popular Spanish candy brand Chupa Chups has announced its partnership with Korean handbag maker Vincis to develop a limited-edition collection of fashion accessories. The collection brings the Chupa Chups aesthetic to the handbags product category. Items in the line include a canvas tote, bucket bag and clutch purse. The spring/summer collaboration will leverage Chupa Chups’ […]

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Changing tides of the Indian licensing industry

May 17, 2019

Licensing & Merchandising in India is dynamically changing with advancements in technology and digital space. With a number of international brands strategizing on India via licensing, this has now opened new prospects to the industry. Last year India ranked among the top 25 global markets for licensing and merchandising. Pegged at $ 1,476 million, India […]

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Masaba Gupta’s ‘Game of Thrones’ collection to unveil on April 9

January 24, 2019

What happens when we finally got a date? The excitement doubles! Recently, HBO revealed the date of the premiere for the last season of Game of Thrones, which will take place on April 14. India will be able to watch the season 8 premiere on April 15, either on Hotstar or Star World. Now, we […]

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Amrapali Jaipur unveils first look of ‘AmrapaliXManikarnika’ collection

January 23, 2019

After leading celebrities from across the globe worn their beautiful creations in movies such as Troy, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Ram Leela, Saawariya, Khoobsurat, Cocktail, and Baahubali franchise, the heritage Jewellers from Jaipur has added yet another feather to its kitty with Kangana Ranaut starrer ‘Manikarnika’. Amrapali tribe announced the launch of Manikarnika – […]

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PUMA and Barbie launch new fashion collection

December 10, 2018

Barbie and PUMA have joined forces to pay homage to the 50th anniversary of the iconic classic Suede sneaker. PUMA has partnered with Mattel and has created a Barbie-inspired shoe and apparel collection with a sneaker pack that includes a limited-edition Barbie doll dressed in ‘90s-inspired athleisure wear. The collection comprises of two Puma Barbie […]

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Converse, Hello Kitty team up for second collaboration

December 7, 2018

Following the success of the first collaboration, Converse has collaborated with Hello Kitty. The new collection of kawaii footwear, apparel, and accessories feature bold colorways, classic graphics, and some special playful Hello Kitty elements. The Converse x Hello Kitty features two classic Converse silhouettes — One Star and the iconic Chuck Taylor All Star (in […]

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PlayStation and PG are back again with a new association!

November 27, 2018

Sony’s PlayStation and Nike have teamed up to launch a new sneaker inspired by the original PS gaming system, under the label of basketball player Paul George. It’s called PG 2.5 and it comes in an exclusive PlayStation colorway.  Here is the announcement video: “For those who know me, gaming is a big part of […]

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Cartoon Network, Diadora launch ‘Rick and Morty’ exclusive global collection

November 17, 2018

Turner’s Cartoon Network Enterprises have teamed up with Italian sportswear label Diadora to launch an exclusive global capsule collection featuring the critically-acclaimed Adult Swim series, Rick and Morty. The Diadora X Rick and Morty line of footwear and apparel include a retro-style track jacket, a hoodie, a t-shirt and two models of sneakers, each sporting […]

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Vans, NASA launch ‘Space Age’ footwear collection

October 31, 2018

American skateboarding shoes brand Vans has teamed up with the United States federal Agency NASA for the launch of a new ‘space age’ collection. The collection will be centered around Vans silhouettes Old Skool, Sk8-Hi MTE and Slip-On and will showcase the NASA logo at the lateral, over the wording “John F. Kennedy Space Center,” […]

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Ted Baker, Timex Group sign global licensing deal

October 15, 2018

British luxury clothing brand Ted Baker has signed a global licensing deal with Timex Group, to create watches that will “fully complement” its current apparel and accessory collections. Ted Baker chief executive Ray Kelvin said, “This is an exciting opportunity for Ted Baker to drive accelerated growth in our watch business by leveraging the Timex […]

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PUMA, Hasbro create ‘Transformers’ themed footwear collection

October 15, 2018

PUMA has associated with Hasbro to create Transformers themed footwear collection. PUMA will combine the Transformers theme with its RS-X shoe, which is based on the iconic 1980s Running System (RS) line. “We are proud to collaborate with PUMA, one of the world’s most popular and respected sports apparel brands,” said Nikki Gie, the EMEA […]

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Ace designer Sabyasachi forays into the world of cosmetics with L’Oreal Paris

October 9, 2018

The Indian ace designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee has forayed into the world of cosmetics with beauty giant L’Oreal Paris, working with actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan for the 21-piece collection. The limited-edition ‘LorealParisxSabyasachi’ is now available for sale online. The products include lipsticks, mascara and eyeliner, and the prices range between Rs 600 – 1500. The idea […]

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Fossil Group, Citizen inks licensing deal for hybrid smartwatches

October 4, 2018

Fossil Group has partnered with Japanese watchmaker Citizen to launch a line of hybrid smartwatches. These watches that will look analog will actually include a number of digital functionalities. According to the licensing deal, Citizen will manufacture and sell hybrid smartwatches featuring Fossil Group’s technology. As per the transaction, the two companies will also work […]

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