ACE AWARDS RECIPIENTS: The 15th annual Accessories Council Excellence Awards will be handed out at a gala on Nov. 1 at Cipriani in New York. For brand collaboration, tennis star Maria Sharapova and Cole Haan will be honored, as will Rachel Rachel Roy for Macy’s for launch of the year. Al Berg, president and chief executive officer of Marchon, has been selected for the Business Visionary Award. Net-a-porter, Alber Elbaz and Henri Bendel will be honored as E-Tailer, Designer, and Retailer of the Year, respectively. Tiffany & Co. will receive the Hall of Fame Award, and Lauren Bush will be given the Humanitarian Award for her efforts with the FEED project. Kim Hastreiter of Paper Magazine is to receive the Marylou Luther Award for Fashion Journalism, following her winning the Eugenia Sheppard Award earlier this year. “This year’s ACE Awards nominees represent some of the best and most influential brands and people in the accessories industry,” said Accessories Council President Karen Giberson. The honorees were selected by the Accessories Council Board of Directors.