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Two Fall Shows to Serve You Better Mode Accessories Fall I Show Dates & Hours Fall 2009 Sunday, Aug 9, 9 am - 8 pm Monday, Aug 10, 9 am - 8 pm Tuesday, Aug 11, 9 am - 6 pm Fashion Accessories, Compelling Must-Haves Show Location Most retailers are familiar with the “lipstick effect”. Fashion accessories have become Doubletree by Hilton the “lipstick” of this era. As the commodity of the “Feel Good” business, fashion Toronto Airport accessories are potently effective. Like the lipstick,they are accessible and afford- 655 Dixon Road, Toronto able. But fashion accessories excel in their function and flexibility; they can transform an otherwise flat wardrobe, extend its wearability, and enhance the fashion quotient, Complimentary Lunch not to mention giving their wearer much pleasure. It’s no wonder that this versatile Buyers who attend the Mode category is the darling of retail, and consumer demand for it keeps growing. Accessories Show between 9 am and 10 am each day will receive In this transitional time when market condition is unpredictable, there is one certainty: a free lunch voucher. Pick up fashion accessories are absolute “Must Haves” for the season! They are compelling your voucher when you check value propositions for the consumers. After all, it is all about style! Join us at the in at registration. Enjoy a great Mode Accessories Show to find the best for your store! satisfying day at Mode! Gift Reward For Mode Accessories is the definitive trade show for the industry in Canada, Shopping At Mode where you will see it all in the most comprehensive exhibition of fashion Buyers who place orders at all accessories. Be dazzled by the range, the selection and the best suppliers four areas of the in the industry. Mark the dates and join us. Mode Accessories Show will be Mode Accessories Show, Fall 2009 eligible to receive August 9-11, 2009 a gift. To qualify, Giles, WWD Doubletree by Hilton, Toronto Airport Hotel buyers must pres- 655 Dixon Road, Toronto, Canada ent at least one purchase order from each of the Mode Accessories is a trade event and not open to the public. All attendees must 4 areas of the show. Each order register and show proof of relevant retail business. Persons under the age of 16 are not admitted. Nursing infants admitted only if carried in body packs. Strollers are not must be a minimum purchase allowed on the show floor. See back page for details. of $150. After verification at the show office, the buyer will be able to draw his/her gift. The gifts include prizes from exhibitors as well as a grand prize of a Free A Winter Tale of Fantastic Jewellery night at the Doubletree by Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel. So, start Canada’s internationally renowned Merx Inc., shopping and you’ll be rewarded! Booth 104, Area 1, brings the best in fashion (One gift per customer.) jewellery, from the hottest runway trends to in- spired classics. Merx Inc. is devoted to Canadian and international designs to fall in love with. Mode Accessories Fall II This season A&C creates a stunning jewellery Show Dates & Hours collection inspired by fairytales, nature and Saturday, Oct 3, 9 am - 6 pm fantasy. Journey Sunday, Oct 4, 9 am - 6 pm through an enchant- Monday, Oct 5, 9 am - 6 pm ed winter forest and let your imagination be charmed by Cinderella with her beautiful Show Location white stallion, Little Red Riding Hood in the dark forest… Toronto International Centre Hall 6 6900 Airport Road, Mississauga New at the Mode Show! Concubine, Booth 3104, Area 3 (Peel Room) is proud to intro- duce over 40 unique styles of handbags ranging from the whimsi- cal velvet evening clutch to the practical every day leather sling Statement bag, all with beautiful design details and color combinations. For necklace this season, our main colors are purple, red and brown using a va- by designer riety of material: leather, tweed, synthetic fur and recycled fabrics. Cathy Wasylyshen Concubine handbags are all handmade in a fair trade environment of Katz by Vietnamese artisans. Every bag is unique and carefully crafted Meow, to meet North-American standards. In addition, Concubine is a Booth proud sponsor of three orphanages in Vietnam. We provide these 1002, Area children throughout the year with medications, food and schooling 1 (Toronto supplies. Concubine accessories are sold across North America Room). and Europe and are often published in fashion magazines. Wholesale price ranges from $13 to $80; there is sure to be a bag for every fashionista. Fall 09 Trends – Over the top accessories are taking charge of the It’s All About Timing fashion scene and no longer just in supporting roles. Here are some first impressions: Marciano Watches Inc., Booth 4010, Area 4 (Ter- Cocooning in scarves and wraps race Room), was first introduced to the North American Leggings and tights taking the lead in defining a look marketplace in 1994. The vision was simple: supply Statement jewellery European-inspired timepieces novel in design at com- Colour schemes: petitive prices. - Burnished gold and antiqued platinum; - Jewel tones, emerald, malachite, amethyst, garnet; With over a decade of experience, Marciano Watches - Warm olive, rose, burnt sienna, yellow; Inc. has established a solid reputation as a viable player - Vivid brights; in the gift and accessory industry, supplying major and - Mad about plaids independent retailers. The key to success was the com- Animal prints pany’s ability to keep abreast of trends and innovations, Ethnic and cultural nuances responding quickly with new designs to meet shifting Fur items (cuffs, collars, arm warmers) customer demands. Gloves in new arm-warming lengths Thigh high boots Their collections provide retailers with an attractive Funky and whimsical accessories mark-up and a price point that is conducive to impulse purchase at the point of sale with a wide selection of eye-catching and well priced, quality timepieces. Each watch is packaged in a gift box and includes a one-year warranty against manufacture defects. Caps and Hats are Going for Bold Bring on the cold weather! Lillie & Cohoe, a design studio produc- ing women’s hats in Canada for an international market, features Fall trends and new hat shapes. Shapes include the fedora, cloches and fun caps. Colours this Fall are dramatic and range from jewel tones to mysterious aubergine and forest green. Fedoras are offered in tweeds, mohair, cashmere, and tartan. The close Photos from WWD, L to R clockwise: Dolce & Gabbana, Giles, Isaac Misrahi, Missoni, Isaac Misrahi. fitting cloches this year are asymmetrical. Caps range from eye-popping vibrant hues to updated plaids. Lillie & Cohoe is represented by Doreen Leggings, anything but basic! Smith, Ideas In Style, Booth 712, Area 1. Fast Forward from the Fifties Novelty leggings are affordable luxury and a fun way to Bathing caps haven’t been in fashion since layer under a dress, shirt or blazer, making it accessible the Fifties but now these retro style caps are to most body shapes. Retailers find little resistance to making a comeback as fabulous cosmetic the much higher price points of these trendy items. bags. They are padded, washable and waterproof. Just throw in your make-up and As reported in WWD . . . “It’s the trend that keeps on don’t worry about the leaks and spills. And giving . . . The legging is gaining importance at retail and if you dare, use it as a clutch! See these transitioning from a basic black accessory popularized vintage style Raspberry Jam bags also at in the Eighties to a fashionable part of a contemporary Ideas In Style. wardrobe . . . Sensing a desire from consumers for versatility and comfort, contemporary and high-end designers are branching out with novelty styles and luxurious materials, such as cashmere and Italian Chanel, WWD Eco Alchemy leather. The new legging is a far cry from the cotton or spandex staple of yesteryear, and consumers are willing to pay the price.” Alchemy Fashions now offers only 100% sustainable ECO-FASHION! Our clothing, purses and yoga bags are made from recycled silk, organic Supreme Silver, cotton, bamboo & lyocell “eco-rayon”. Alchemy Booth 1000, Area 1, Fashions are the original designs of Vancouverite has created Charms Trisha Hinders. She works with small family For LifeTM, a line of businesses and individual craftspeople in India to charms that are all produce good-energy clothing – everything is fairly 925 sterling silver and ethically traded. Try the new organic cotton and rhodium plated Sitara Yogawear or the Sitara Lyocell line, both so they don’t tarnish. made using low impact dyes & non-toxic soften- The line comes with ers. Show Special: one free pair of yoga pants with display, brochures, every order over $300! Booth 606, Area 1. boxes, bags and other promotional material. Sales are guaranteed or your money back! Necklace by Alberta designer Limited dealerships so act quickly Neshka Krusche, Booth 807, Kenneeth Bell, Booth 120, and visit their booth to get more Area 1, Montreal Room. Area 1, is offering 10% discount details. on all purchases over $500. Key Collections at Elemental Sales Baltic Bijoux Introduces Ostrowski-Design At Elemental Sales, Booth 2306, Area 2, you’ll find three of the most At 33, award-winning Jacek Ostrowski, is making headlines with his un- in-demand categories of accessory: jewellery, scarf and handbag. usual designs incorporating amber, acrylic and now Swarovski crystals. Myka Designs - Key Looks from New York, Paris and London; bigger Jacek’s jewellery breaks traditional stereotypes fashion forward earrings, ‘round’ the collar chokers designs, cocktail rings of amber. Through his geometric inspirations, and rich opulent colours that truly define autumn and winter wardrobes. he creates modern, simple and avant-garde AW2009 jewellery collection offers three concept themes: forms. His innovative and creative philosophy Medieval Influences - intricate metal cast- and interpretations of the age-old resin has ings, detail oriented, opulent rich colours, found a welcome response all over Europe using crystals, glass cabochons, pearls. etc. gaining him a reputation of “the most innovative Modern Formations – architecturally inspired designer who’s worked with amber to date”. metal shapes set with semi-precious stones using Venetian chain detailing and inlaid Baltic Bijoux represents Ostrowski-Design epoxy colouring. exclusively in Canada and the many options in Fancy Cut Creations – Myka’s signature price point and style appeal to everyone from jewellery, home décor, bridal, new designs using amazing Swarovski fancy and fashion boutiques, to galleries and museums all across the country. cut stones, The acrylic array of colour choices (Myka will be debuting their Spring & Summer when combined with amber, create a 2010 collection at the Mode Show, forward booking for December and January truly unique design and Jacek is the deliveries.) only one who’s ever thought of com- bining a real gem with acrylic. The Tilo Scarves designer Sandy Lum’s favourite from the AW2009 collection, rings are tastefully adjustable and all as shown in the photo, is a burnished gold pieces are set in sterling silver. For and indigo scarf, made of silk and metallic this season, look for his new “Black lurex that have been hand loomed. There Diamond” Swarovski creations. is a design movement away from mass production towards special items that are We look forward to serving you in our new location this fall. Baltic Bijoux discreetly luxurious and detailed. AW09 is now located in Booth 521, Area 1 (Plaza Ballroom). immediate deliveries and forward booking, Spring 2010. ABRO Leather Handbags offers a premium leather collection, direct from A Winning Combination Europe. Drop by the booth to pick up some Cash & Carry stock and to Authentic African Jewelry, Booth 1706, Area preview the latest for Spring/Summer 2010. 2, proudly presents Lalo Canada. These two bold and totally unique jewellery lines have been Venduto Represents . . . taking Canada and the world by storm. Authen- tic African Jewelry is a well established line of Based in Kelowna, BC, Venduto, Booth H3, Area 1, represents original brass, copper and silver jewelry of distinctive and eclectic collections. Here is what you’ll find at the show: tribal influences. In 2009, it expanded its design aesthetics by White Lotus Designs - Offering one of a bringing the wildly kind creations by Edina Racz, these free- successful Lalo formed pieces are a combination of classic Treasures line of sterling and semi precious stones, made jewellery and accessories to Canada. by hand in Canada. No two pieces are exactly the same! Amazing prices have Lalo Treasures is a handcrafted world of made this line a retailer favorite! style, quirkiness, whimsy and outright WOW!!! The incredible designs are showcased with Taska & Edi Handbags - Organic cotton, Fair Trade fantastic bracelets, fabulous earrings, daz- handbags, designed in Toronto, Ontario. Streamlined zling neckwear, funky rings, gorgeous hair color pallets, high quality and clips and so much more. Now coupled with very functional, these handbags Authentic African Jewellery, buyers can find merchandise beautifully and are two of the most interesting jewellery lines in a hit with consumers. And prices one exhibit. make this line very easy to buy! Mar&Tini Jewellery - Well priced import jewellery, shopped from Gift With Order many countries to bring together an eclectic and fun Moda’Da believes in purple, and collection, personalized by Mar ... and Tini! black and white for this Fall. Visit their new location in Booth 2015, Area 2. They offer Own Your Own Piece of the Northern Lights! free shipping & a thank The newest addition to the ‘Ice925 Collection’ from Lotus, you gift Booth 4007, Area 4 (Terrace Room), this sterling In- for orders nukshuk pendant features a genuine Canadian diamond. placed at the Sourced from the Diavic mine in the Northwest Territories show over each piece comes ready boxed and includes a certificate of $800. Dolce & Gabana accessories authenticity. Available with matching earrings. from Carmen & Co, Booth 2807, Area 3 Mode Accessories Fall I, August 9-11, 2009, Doubletree by Hilton Toronto Airport Special Hotel Rates On-Line Registration Please make reservations directly by calling the hotel of your choice and The Mode Accessories Show is for the trade only and therefore quote the published Mode Accessories Show rate below. Please note registration with business identification is mandatory. Persons that the rates and availability of rooms are only guaranteed until the dead- without valid business identification, or under the age of 16, will not lines. Make your arrangement early as hotels sell out quickly during the be admitted. Nursing infants admitted only if carried in an infant busy show period. backpack carrier. Strollers are not permitted inside the show. Doubletree By Hilton, Toronto Airport Hotel (Official Host Hotel) 655 Dixon Road, Toronto. Tel: 1-800-668-3656 or 1-800-222-8733 On-line registration for the Fall I August Show is available at $139 single/double Deadline: July 9, 2009 www.mode-accessories.com. Please select “Fall Show”, then “Buyer Crowne Plaza Toronto Airport Hotel Registration” to access the link to the registration page. After August 33 Carlson Court, Toronto. Tel: 416-675-1234 6, you may register in person at the show with 2 pieces of business $109 single/double Deadline: July 7, 2009 identification. Free Shuttle from the CGTA Gift Show Please note that you must register each time to attend. Badges will The Mode Accessories Show provides a free shuttle, picking up buyers not be mailed automatically without registration. from the main west entrance of the Toronto Congress Centre of the CGTA Gift Show. The shuttle will run continuously Sunday and Monday, Aug Returning registrants from 2008 shows: If you have attended these 9-10, from 9 am to 8:15 pm; and Tuesday, Aug 11, from 9 am to 6:15 pm. shows, please register on-line and your badges will be mailed to you Buyers who stay at the Crowne Plaza will be picked up each morning at before the show, if your data has not changed. Registration received 8:45 am and 9:45 am. less than 2 weeks prior to the show will be held for pick-up. If your data has changed or if it does not match our records, please follow “New Registrations” instruction below. New Registrations: Upon completion of your on-line registration, you will receive a confirmation with a barcode which you must print and bring to the show, along with a minimum of 2 pieces of business identification. Once the nature of your business is verified at the show, you will receive your badge. To qualify as a “Retail” buyer, a copy of your vendor’s permit, retail business licence, or provincial sales tax number, must be presented at the show, along with an additional matching piece of business identification, ex. personalized business card, business registration, letterhead, company cheque, retail Crowne Plaza Toronto advertisement, etc. Employees without business cards must show Airport proof of employment, ex. staff ID card, cancelled paycheque, payroll Doubletree by deduction form, etc. Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel Verified retail buyers are admitted free of charge. All non-retail businesses must register in person with business identification, and pay a fee of $75 per person. MODE ACCESSORIES Tip: Save your Fall I Show Badge for instant admission to the Fall II SHOW Show in October. Handbags and leathergoods excel at Mode Accessories Announcing Mode Accessories, Fall II L to R clockwise: High Fashion Handbags, October 3-5, 2009 Booth 114, Area 1; ESPE, Booth 2400, Area 2; Belgo Lux at Gretchen Palmer Sales, Booth 410, Toronto International Centre, Hall 6. Area 1; Pinkstix at Macy Fair, Booth 206, Area 1. This Fall II edition is the perfect opportunity to address today’s retail demand for just-in-time, on-trend products with quick delivery and shorter, more frequent cycles. Cash and carry is a convenient option for the immediate delivery market; a solution for retailers who need to gear up for the holiday season. New sources are important to retailers. Buyers support the Fall II edition for its high proportion of new exhibitors (65%) since sourcing for new products is one of the keys to retail success. Save your admittance badge from the Fall I August Show for instant entry to the Fall II October show. Watch for a special newsletter in September. Visit our website www.mode-accessories.com for more information or call 416- 510-0114.
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