Our History

The Accessories Council is a not-for-profit trade organization established in 1994 that represents the fashion accessories, jewelry, footwear, and handbag industry. Our mission is to stimulate global consumer awareness and demand for fashion accessory products. We serve the industry globally which generates over $50.8 billion dollars annually in the United States alone.

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In 2024, the Ac celebrates 30 years in business and will continue our mission to promote the growth and sustainability of the industry, while also providing support and resources to our members to help them increase sales. We are a team of passionate individuals whose lineage includes retail, wholesale, merchandising, marketing, publishing, and everything in-between.

We have owned the 115-year-old Ac Magazine for 2 years and since rebranding and launching in 2021, the magazine has had over 3,000,000 page views, over 130,000 unique readers, and is opened in over 130 countries.

Upcoming Events

2024 Mother's Day Gift Guide & Press Event
March 28th, 2024
AC SHOWCASE
May 6th, 2024
AC SAN FRANCISCO HAPPY HOUR
March 7th, 2024
INSTAGRAM LIVE WITH SHED RAIN
March 6th, 2024