2022 Design Excellence Awards

The Accessories Council is proud to announce the 2022 Design Excellence Awards. The awards will celebrate outstanding new and innovative products offering finalists and winners an exciting platform to celebrate their products.

Benefits of Entering:

  • Finalists and Winners will receive recognition for their product and brand.
  • Each finalist and winner will receive an “AC Seal” that can be used on the product for the life of the item.
  • Finalists will be displayed at the FashionGo show in November.

Entries for the competition will kick off July 5th.
Finalists will be announced in September.
Winners will be announced on November 11th.

2021 Design Excellence Awards Winners
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HALL OF FAME
COACH - THE ROGUE BAG

NPD GROWTH DRIVER
SAMSONITE- 28” FREEFORM SPINNER SUITCASE

TECH AND INNOVATION
THE NO. 2 EYEWEAR - THE NO. 2 EYEWEAR

SAGA FURS, BLACKGLAMA
ROMEO HUNTE

EYEWEAR (OPTICAL)
BURBERRY (LUXOTTICA) - BE2332

EYEWEAR (SUN)
PRADA (LUXOTTICA) - PR16WS
STATE OPTICAL CO. - REUNION BY STATE X MAXWELL

FASHION JEWELRY
DEEPA GURNANI - POPCORN EARRINGS

FINE JEWELRY
DARIA DE KONING - GREEN/NAVY NO. 3

FOOTWEAR (OVER $250)
LORI SILVERMAN® SHOES- CHASE HIGH-TOP SNEAKER WITH CRYSTAL SOLE®

FOOTWEAR (UNDER $250)
DR. SCHOLL’S SHOES (CALERES) - HUNTER

HANDBAGS (OVER $1,000)
ETOILE - ALESSIA LARGE BOA TOTE WITH INSERT

HANDBAGS (UNDER $1,000)
POP BAG USA - CLASSIC TOTE BAG BUNDLE

PERSONAL ACCESSORIES
KELLY WYNNE - ROUND TRIP TOILETRY CASE

SOCIAL IMPACT
AKOLA - UNLOCK-IT BRACELET

SUSTAINABILITY
THE OCEAN CLEANUP (SAFILO) - THE OCEAN CLEANUP SUNGLASSES