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Accessories Council Excellence Awards (ACE) were established in 1996 and are bestowed annually at a black-tie gala to companies, brands, individuals, retailers, and designers who have made a lasting and meaningful contribution to our industry. The recipients represent an impressive list of tastemakers that have created memorable and history-changing impacts across all accessory categories. The award ceremony is the preeminent event in the accessories industry and is attended by an influential list of executives, designers, press, and influencers, and garners significant multi-media attention and the consumer and trade level.
2021Honorees & Attendees
Past Awards Honorees & Attendees

Past Honorees Include:

10 Corso Como
Alber Elbaz
Alexis Bittar
Allbirds
Assouline
Barbie
Bcrf
Bergdorf Goodman
Betsey Johnson
Bloomingdale’s
Bottega Veneta
Bridget Foley
Brooks Brothers
Burberry
Bvlgari
Caleres/ Allen Edmonds
Calvin Klein
Carolina Herrera
Christian Dior
Christian Siriano
Ciara
Coach
Columbia Sportswear
Crocs
Diane Sullivan
Diane Von Furstenberg
Elle Magazine
Emilio Pucci
Eva Longoria
Fran Lukas
Hamish Bowles
Harper’s Bazaar
Heidi Klum
Hermes
Iman
Iris Apfel
Jennifer Fisher
Jessica Simpson
Jimmy Choo
John Varvatos
Joseph Altuzza
Judith Leiber Couture
Kanye West
Kate Spade New York
Kate Young
Kendra Scott
Kenneth Jay Lane
Kering
Kerry Washington
Kim Hastreiter
Kith
Lady Gaga
Lauren Bush Lauren
LaQuan Smith
Loeffler Randall
Longchamp
Lorraine Schwartz
Louis Vuitton
Macy’s Inc.
Marc Jacobs
Marchesa
Marie Claire
Mary Kate & Ashley Olsen
Marylou Luther
Mcm Worldwide
Micaela Erlanger
Mitchells
Moda Operandi
Monica Rich Kosann
Nancy Gonzalez
Nicolas Ghesquiere
Nicole Richie
Nordstrom
Oliver Peoples
Olivia Palermo
Oscar De La Renta
Philip Treacy
Phillip Lim
Polaroid Eyewear
Proenza Schouler
Pvh Corp.
Qurate Retail Group
Rag & Bone
Ray-Ban
Rebecca Minkoff
Rj Graziano
Rose Marie Bravo
Rosenthal & Rosenthal
Saks Fifth Avenue
Sally Singer
Sarah Jessica Parker
Shinola
Shopbop
Stella Mccartney
Steve Madden
Steven Roberts
Story
Suzy Menkes
Swarovski
Taraji P. Henson
Temple St Clair
Teri Agins
The Jewelry Group
The Npd Group
Theory
Tiffany & Co.
Todd Snyder
Tom Ford
Tomas Maier
Toms Shoes
Tory Burch
Tracee Ellis Ross
Valentino
Vera Bradley
Vince Camuto
Warby Parker
To name a few