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BSWANKY’s Casey Petite Kaleidoscope bag has been named a finalist in the International Industry Authority, Accessories Council’s, Design Excellence Awards Competition. Founder of BSWANKY, Gretchen Bauer,  is the artist and designer behind the brand fearlessly pairing rare exotic materials to create one of a kind works of art. “The Design Excellence Awards were created 4 years ago to recognize creativity and innovation of our industry. We are delighted to see BSWANKY in the 2022 finalist line up. Our voters responded to the beautiful use of colors and materials in this stunning bag.” said the Accessories Council. Voting is open to the public until October 30th at the following link https://accessoriescouncil.org/

The Accessories Council is a not-for-profit, international trade organization established in 1994. Their mission is to stimulate global consumer awareness and demand for fashion accessory products. They serve the industry globally which generates over $50.8 billion dollars annually in the United States alone. Over the past 25 years, membership has grown internationally to include over 330 companies and organizations, representing the world’s leading brand names, designers, publications, retailers and associated providers for the accessories, eyewear, and footwear industries.

The Accessories Council publishes Accessories Magazine, a quarterly digital shoppable publication and hosts educational seminars, networking events, design & marketing awards, social media events, and the esteemed black tie ACE Award Gala, an annual tribute to the leaders of the accessory industry.