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Hottest Spring Colors 2014

Hottest Pairing: Black and white

Hottest Evening Color: Metallics

Hottest Color Combination: Pale pink with white or beige

Color of the Year for 2014: Pantone’s "Radiant Orchid." 

Hottest Shapes and Sizes for Handbags


Hot: Small, feminine bags with top handles

Hotter: 1950’s influenced classic satchel with top handle and shoulder strap

Hottest: Handheld clutches that are slightly larger, less structured, and hardware heavy

Honorable Mentions: Backpacks paired with casual wear and dresses are very popular this season. You can’t go wrong with a bucket bag or duffle.

Hottest Textures and Trims

 For spring and summer 2014, the hottest textures are faux leather, faux patent, faux python, fringe, micro suede, and mixed media combinations with linen or canvas. Hottest trims include leather or micro suede gussets and metal chains.

Blanket textures will be one of the hottest trends for Autumn/Winter 2014. Fabrics include cashmere, tartan, twill, and fur. MTMC has the best high street and trend inspired handbags, to help you rock the look.


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Nigerian Government in Talks with IMF

Thursday, October 21, 2021


The Nigerian federal government is negotiating with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on repayment terms for the $3.4 billion extended to Nigeria under the Fund’s global $650 billion Special Drawing Right (SDR).

China’s Fosun Fashion Group in Lanvin Rebrand

Tuesday, October 12, 2021


China's Fosun Fashion Group has changed its name to Lanvin Group and could pursue acquisitions as its seeks to build a global portfolio of luxury brands, the company said yesterday, while also announcing the arrival of new investors.

Swiss to Invest in Bangladesh Leather Sector

Tuesday, October 12, 2021


According to Switzerland's ambassador to Bangladesh Nathalie Chuard, entreprenuers from the country are interested in investing in Bangladesh’s leather sector. A Swiss envoy shared the information in a meeting with Industries Minister Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun at the latter's office in Dhaka. During the meeting, it was agreed that the countries could work together on issues such as patents, designs, trademarks of products and services, and geographical indication products for the protection of intellectual property.

Indonesian Apparel Firm Signals Industry Risks

Monday, October 11, 2021


Indonesia’s apparel sector has come under scrutiny following the plunge into distress for a major clothing firm. The credit market tumble is fuelling broader concerns about the sector, which has been particularly vulnerable to faltering global demand during the pandemic.

Tandy Leather Inc. Delisted from Nasdaq

Monday, October 11, 2021


The Nasdaq Stock Market announced that it will delist the common stock of Tandy Leather Factory Inc. The American specialty retailer and wholesale distributor of leather and leather related products has had its common stock suspended since 13th August 2020 and has not traded on Nasdaq in that time. The company was founded in 1919 and operates in three divisions: wholesale leathercraft, retail leathercraft and international leathercraft.

Assomac presents its new logo, updates its web portal, and achieves the European Collective Mark

Friday, October 8, 2021


A new style and communication approach for the association which represents the Italian manufacturers of technology for footwear, leathergoods and tanning, in order to be open to changes in the international sectors of the Fashion industry.