2021 Design Excellence Awards

Design Excellence Awards competition celebrating outstanding new and innovative products offering finalists and winners an exciting platform to celebrate their products. Our goal is to enhance awareness and stimulate sales at the wholesale and retail levels.

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Tune into the Design Excellence Awards Finalist Announcement this Monday!
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Submit your Designs: April 1- July 16

Finalists Announced: August 2
Winners Announced: September 8



  • Categories Include:
  • Footwear (Over $250)
  • Footwear (Under $250)
  • Handbags (Over $1,000)
  • Handbags (Under $1,000)
  • Jewelry (Fashion)
  • Jewelry (Fine)
  • Personal Accessories (Soft Accessories, Scarves, SLG’s, Gloves, Belts, Hats, Umbrellas)
  • Optical (Eyewear)
  • Eyewear (Sun)
  • Social Impact- Charity, Diversity & Inclusion
  • Sustainability
  • Tech & Innovations


Accessories Council
224 West 30th Street, Suite 201
New York, NY, 10001 United States



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