French Connection Will Start Making Hats and Accessories for Chilly Weather


ONE’S CONNECTION: Concept One Accessories, extending its streak of licensing deals, will produce a line of soft accessories for French Connection, the contemporary lifestyle brand. The collection will debut for fall 2024 and include men’s and women’s cold-weather accessories, fashion headwear and other items to appeal to the fashion-forward.

French Connection Teams with Concept One


French Connection, global contemporary lifestyle brand, has unveiled a partnership with Concept One Accessories, a fashion accessories creator and licensee in North America, to debut a line of soft accessories. 

“We are thrilled to partner with Concept One Accessories, a leader in this category, to bring this to market,” says Carolyn Glynos, president, USA, French Connection. “French Connection has long celebrated individualism and self-expression as core values of our community. Our customer is intentional about their personal style and has fun with the finishing details. Concept One’s commitment to product, creativity and excellence will ensure a high-quality collection that will surely resonate with our fashion-forward audience.” 

UFC Signs License Deal for Accessories with Concept One Accessories


Concept one Accessories and UFC, the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization, have teamed up to bring UFC Headwear, Cold Weather Accessories, Bags, Handbags, FUL Co-branded luggage, travel accessories and more to the US, Canada and Mexico. A full line of UFC products will be available at retail Spring of 2024. “The Concept One team is very excited to have the opportunity to work with UFC to expand their product offering and distribution for our categories,” said Sam Hafif, CEO Concept One. “Over the past five years we’ve seen the popularity of UFC grow exponentially, and their loyal fan base is excited to see fresh merchandise. This is a terrific opportunity for our retail partners to drive incremental sales alongside their best athletic and pro-sports brands.”

Concept One Accessories Reveals Rolling Stones Collection


Concept One Accessories, a global fashion accessories manufacturer, has partnered with Bravado, Universal Music Group’s industry-leading merchandise and brand management company, on a collection inspired by the Rolling Stones.


Concept One Releasing Magical Harry Potter Backpacks


Concept One Accessories will be releasing a line of backpacks, perfect for carrying your wand and other school supplies, for LA retailer Fred Segal.

Concept One Expands Partnership with VIZ Media


Concept One and VIZ Media have announced expanding their partnership in the development of anime accessories, adding two new properties. 

Building on a recent collaboration which included accessories featuring “Naruto,” “Hunter x Hunter” and “Inuyasha,” VIZ Media has extended Concept One’s anime rights to include “Death Note” and “Komi Can’t Communicate.” Concept One will offer a range of headwear, cold weather accessories, bags and small leather goods, with product slated to launch this fall, through specialty and independent retailers.

Concept One Gets Godzilla License


Toho International, the Japanese studio’s U.S.-based subsidiary that brought Godzilla to life, has granted Concept One Accessories, a global licensing accessories company, the license for Godzilla.

Concept One will launch a range of accessories from headwear to cold weather, bags and more across the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe, Australia and South Africa for the holiday season.  

True Religion Inks Licensing Deal With Concept One Accessories


True Religion inked a licensing deal with the GMA Group’s Concept One Accessories and Capelli/Ballet for the brand to appear on men’s, women’s and children’s cold-weather accessories as well as on jewelry, fashion headwear and women’s handbags, among other product categories.

Concept One to Distribute New Balance Accessories


Concept One Accessories, extending its string of deals signed over the past year, has become the exclusive distributor for New Balance accessories in the U.S. The agreement covers New Balance branded bags and luggage, including athletic backpacks, running belts and duffels, as well as lifestyle bags for men, women and children. The line features the NB signature logo, and brand elements from their footwear such as suede details and neutral color palettes.

Concept One, Blizzard Entertainment Partner for Accessories


On the heels of their partnership with Activision for “Call of Duty,” Concept One has joined forces with Blizzard Entertainment for “Overwatch,” “Diablo IV” and “World of Warcraft.” Concept One will develop and distribute cold weather accessories, headwear, bags, wallets, coin purses/pouches, lanyards, bandanas and wristlets across all channels of distribution starting fall and winter 2022.  

“With the momentum around e-sports and gaming, which we don’t see slowing down, Concept One was eager to partner with Blizzard on their fantastic roster,” says Lauren Dennis, licensing consultant, Concept One. “Concept One looks to build on the games’ past successes in addition to the new releases in 2022.” 

Concept One Named ‘Call of Duty’ Licensee


Activision, who holds the consumer products rights for “Call of Duty,” has added Concept One Accessories to their roster of licensees. Concept One will develop headwear, cold weather accessories, bags and more for adults with product slated to launch fall 2022. “We are thrilled to partner with Activision on Call of Duty,” says Lauren Dennis, business development, Concept One. “Call of Duty is a true ever green with almost 20 years of gamers’ under its belt. We look forward to building on the properties nostalgia as well as engaging the newer fans!”

FUBU and Concept One Team Up for Headwear and More


Returning to its headwear roots, FUBU announced it has signed Concept One Accessories for a multi-channel deal to include headwear, bags and backpacks, cold weather products and other accessories. Channels of distribution will include department, specialty, mid-tier, sporting goods, Amazon and the revamped 

Concept One Enters Exclusive License Agreement for Smoke Rise Accessories


Concept One Accessories, a leader in the fashion accessories industry, with offices in the US and Mexico, will debut a new line of men’s headwear, small leather goods and bags across the US, Canada and Mexico for Smoke Rise®.  Smoke Rise is a best selling men’s streetwear brand known for their fast turning embellished denim and sportswear collections.  “We learned about Smoke Rise through a veteran streetwear rep, and learned that the brand is a top performer in specialty apparel stores such as Hibbetts and Eblens”  Sam Hafif CEO Concept One “we’re planning to launch men’s caps and bucket hats for Summer, and backpacks for Fall of next year.  The product will coordinate with the apparel, using their embellished graphics and branding”.

Concept One Launches FŪL and Danielle Nicole Co-Branded Hello Kitty Collections


Concept One, an accessories brand is teaming up with Sanrio for a special, dual Hello Kitty travel collection, with both lines being available this fall.
The FŪL collection will include travel accessories, including passport holders, luggage tags, eye masks and neck pillows, while the Danielle Nicole line will feature a satchel, mini flap backpack, shoulder bag and two crossbody styles.

Concept One Bringing Pokémon Luggage, Travel Accessories to U.S., Canada


Concept One Accessories & The Pokémon Company International have teamed up to bring Pokémon luggage, travel accessories, headwear and more to multiple territories across North America. 

Concept One Packs Up Pokémon Travel Accessories


Concept one Accessories and The Pokémon Company International have teamed up to bring Pokémon luggage, travel accessories, headwear and more to multiple territories across North America.

Concept One, Smiley Team for Accessories


Ahead of its 50-year anniversary, the lifestyle brand Smiley announces its partnership with Concept One Accessories, working together on the release of a range of products from headwear, cold weather accessories, wallets, handbags and more, available in five territories.

The Care Bears Take a Turn Toward Fashion


Those colorful, cheerful Care Bears, of television and movie fame, have been cast into a line of handbags created by the Danielle Nicole brand.

The official launch for the collection happens Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Sundae Donuts shop in Montauk on Long Island, N.Y., with about a dozen influencers being photographed with the Care Bear bags.

ABG, Concept One Launch Brooks Brothers Hat Line


Authentic Brands Group has granted Concept One Accessories the rights to manufacture and distribute Brooks Brothers men’s hats via Brooks Brothers retail stores and select department stores.

Concept One Creates ‘Hot Ones’ Line


Complex Networks and its food brand First We Feast has partnered with Concept One Accessories for a line inspired by the show “Hot Ones.”

Viz Media Licenses Concept One for Anime Series


Viz Media, which holds the consumer products rights for the “Naruto,” “Naruto Shippuden”,  “Boruto: Naruto Next Generations”, “Hunter X Hunter” and “Inuyasha” anime series has added Concept One Accessories to their roster of licensees for all 4 titles.  Concept One will development Headwear, Cold Weather Accessories, Bags and Small Leather Goods for Men, Women and kids, with product slated to launch Spring’22. “We’re so excited to partner with Viz Media on three of their premier anime properties” Sam Hafif CEO, Concept One “ our design team are real manga fans and can’t wait to develop the accessories”

WeWearCute Adds New Licensees


TikTok’s content duo WeWearCute continues to grow their portfolio of licensees adding High IntenCity for jewelry and Concept One for bags, headwear, cold weather and fashion accessories. The agreements were brokered by WeWearCute’s licensing agency, The Joester Loria Group, in partnership with TTPM Influencer Talent Management.

Concept One to Debut Loteria Accessories |


Concept One Accessories is set to debut a new line of headwear, cold weather accessories, small leather goods and bags across the U.S., Canada and Mexico for Loteria. 

“When we started seeing Loteria graphic tees being worn at hipster bars and restaurants in Williamsburg, it piqued our interest,” says Sam Hafif, chief executive officer, Concept One. “My personal favorite Card is El diablito (the little Devil).”

Concept One Creates ‘Schitt’s Creek’ Accessories (


TV Studios has partnered with Concept One Accessories to create accessories for TV series “Schitt’s Creek.”

“We’re so excited to be involved with the consumer products launch of ‘Schitt’s Creek,’” says Sam Hafif, chief executive officer, Concept One. “Ever since they won the Emmy, our phone has been ringing off the hook from retailers eager to get some product on the shelf.”

Concept One Adds Schitt’s Creek License – Licensing International


ITV Studios has partnered with Concept One Accessories on the multi-award winning TV series Schitt’s Creek.

Concept One, an industry leader in children’s and adult fashion accessories, will manufacture and distribute Schitt’s Creek branded headwear, cold weather accessories, bags, handbags and umbrellas launching at retail, Spring’22.

Concept One to Debut Loteria Accessories


Concept One Accessories is set to debut a new line of headwear, cold weather accessories, small leather goods and bags across the U.S., Canada and Mexico for Loteria. 

WeSC Signs North America License Deal for Accessories with Concept One


WeSC has entered into a new licensing agreement with Concept One Accessories which will manufacture a line of licensed headwear, cold weather accessories, belts, bags and small leather goods under the WeSC brand.

Concept One Bags FUL Brand


Concept One Accessories has acquired the FUL brand from Sequential Brands Group.

Making Mario Fashionable


Gamers descended on the Nintendo flagship in Rockefeller Center for the launch of the Nintendo Danielle Nicole collection.

Acquisition-Minded Concept One Buys Danielle Nicole


Concept One has a vision for growing the Danielle Nicole brand and acquiring others.

Globetrotting Steve Aoki Launches Luggage With Ful


The DJ’s collection of luggage is priced at $80, with a crossbody option for $30.

Fūl luggage announce new Disney luggage line


FŪL Luggage announces its strategic partnership with one of America’s most iconic brands — Disney. The new relationship begins this fall with the release of a new line of FŪL Luggage featuring Mickey Mouse.

Big Tent Debuts Domo Apparel


Big Tent Entertainment is making a strong push into fashion with a new line of junior’s apparel and accessories featuring its Domo character.

Just Born Adds Partners


Licensing agency Lisa Marks Associates has signed licensing agreements for Just Born’s portfolio of brands including Peeps, Mike and Ike and Hot Tamales.

PVH Taps Concept One for Izod


PVH has signed a new three-year deal with Concept One Accessories for Izod-branded headwear for boys and men.

Concept One Adds Food Brands


The accessories company has acquired several candy brands from Lisa Marks Associates including Spangler Candy’s Dum Dums, Smarties Candy Company’s Smarties, Impact Confections’ Warheads and Just Born’s Classic Peeps, Hot Tamales and Mike and Ike.

ABG Signs Hickey Freeman Deals


Authentic Brands Group has added two new partners for its recently acquired Hickey Freeman and Hart Schaffner Marx brands–PVH and Concept One.

Concept One Names President


New York-based accessories licensee Concept One has appointed Effy Zinkin, currently serving as president of Marc Ecko Enterprises, as its new president.

Big Tent Renews Domo Deals


Concept One is renewing its previous 5-year contract for young men’s hats, bags, wallets, flip-flops and cold weather accessories to be sold in all channels.

HBO’s ‘Thrones’ Gets Accessories


HBO Global Licensing has tapped Concept One for a line line of Game of Thrones accessories that will launch in advance of the TV show’s fourth season this year.

‘Flappy Bird’ Flies into Retail


The creator of “Flappy Bird,” Vietnam-based developer Nguy?n Hà ?ông, has partnered with Concept One to develop a line of accessories featuring the mobile game.

JLG Adds New Pepsi Partner


The Joester Loria Group, exclusive licensing agent for PepsiCo North America, has inked a deal with Concept One for a line of Pepsi seasonal apparel and accessories.

Brandgenuity to Rep Gas Monkey Garage


Brandgenuity has launched the licensing program for Gas Monkey Garage, famous for fixing up and flipping hot rods, classic cars and motorcycles. The garage is featured in the Discovery series “Fast N’ Loud,” where auto buffs track down and restore forgotten classic cars. Brandgenuity has signed on to develop and execute a licensing program for the brand, with four licensees already on board. Anchor licensees include Fifth Sun for apparel, Concept One for headwear and accessories, H3 for headwear and JCorp for apparel in Canada.

Concept One Expands to Mexico


U.S.-based accessories licensee Concept One has formed a joint venture with the Mexican fashion firm Comercializadora Euro CVH to expand its business into Mexico under the name Concept One Mexico.

JLG Brews Corona, Modelo Lifestyle Lines


The Corona and Modelo Especial licensing programs, managed by the Joester Loria Group, are expanding their reach in the lifestyle arena with new apparel collections from BioWorld, Brew City and Concept One that will debut this week at the MAGIC trade event.

Concept One Signs New Deals


Concept One Accessories has signed a series of licensing agreements with Brandgenuity and Viacom to develop products for brands such as MTV, “Daria” and “SpongeBob SquarePants.”

Concept One Adds Fox Properties


Concept One Accessories has partnered with Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products to develop a series of merchandise for the animated series “Bob’s Burgers” and the Alien film franchise.

Concept One Picks Up CN Properties


Concept One Accessories has partnered with Cartoon Network Enterprises to develop a raft of merchandise for its animated series “We Bare Bears” and the Adult Swim animated series “Rick and Morty.”

Concept One Styles Activision Merch


Activision and Bungie have tapped Concept One Accessories to create a series of merchandise inspired by Activision as well as the video games “Destiny” and “Destiny 2.”

Concept One Picks Up Avalanche License


Concept One Accessories has partnered with Avalanche to develop a series of merchandise inspired by the outdoor apparel company’s brand.