On any given day, Ursula Lyon and Michelle Reeves, cofounders of Westport, Conn., accessories e-tailer the Accessory Junkie, can be found in an obscure bazaar, street market or quirky designer studio somewhere in the world.
“And the buying frenzy begins,” Reeves said.
The duo then puts up their prized finds such as knuckle rings, embroidered clutches, nifty hats and chandelier earrings onto their website and watch the goods sell out within a few weeks. Usually they shut down the website while they pack their bags, go on another global shopping spree and replenish.
Now, these ardent accessory fans are doing a...