British Chain Accessorize to Open Stores in U.S.

Accessorize,
the U.K.-based chain, is opening its first stores in the U.S. in October and
November, according to Women’s
Wear Daily

Both stores will be located in New York.  A 400-square-foot store at 329 Bleecker
Street will open on Oct. 28 and a 500-square-foot unit at 1 Union Square West
will open on November 18.

The company plans to open 100 units in the U.S. by 2015.  Accessorize is also working on launching
a U.S. transactional Web site.  The
chain carries statement jewelry, bridal jewelry, watches, handbags, purses,
wallets, shoes, hats, gloves and lingerie.