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Top 20 garments & fashion accessories (October 2013): It's in the bag

Two bag types stood out in an otherwise slow October for's top 20 garments and fashion accessories.

Inquiries for synthetic leather handbags more than doubled on month, bumping up the segment eight places to sixth. Spurring interest are models boasting patchwork and embossed details resembling exotic animal skins.

Daypacks joined the top 20 via a 313 percent jump in inquiries from September. This is the best showing among the new entrants to the October listing, which also include men’s polo shirts, women’s panties and sunglasses, and silicone watches.

Valentine's Day gifts sourcing, meanwhile, is boosting business for suppliers of fashion watches and jewelry sets, and bracelets, all of which generated higher inquiries last month.

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Note: This article "Top 20 garments & fashion accessories (October 2013): It's in the bag" was originally published by Global Sources, a leading business-to-business media company and a primary facilitator of trade with China manufacturers and India suppliers, providing essential sourcing information to volume buyers through e-magazines and trade shows.

All price quotes in this report are in US dollars unless otherwise specified. FOB prices were provided by the companies interviewed only as reference prices at the time of interview and may have changed.

Disclaimer: All product images are provided by the companies interviewed and are for reference purposes only. Those product images featuring products with trademarks, brand names or logos are not intended for sale. We, our affiliates, and our affiliates' respective directors, officers, employees, representatives, agents or contractors, do not accept and will not have any responsibility or liability for product images (or any part thereof) which infringe on any intellectual property or other rights of a third party.

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