|Action Sports Retailer Trade Show Showcases a Strong Platform for Surf, Swim, Skate, Moto Brands Despite Economic Upheaval September 11, 2008|
All the big action sports brands were there, rallying despite the economy or maybe because of it, but even more exciting were the smaller brands, brand debuts, and excellent ancillary programs that made the Fall ASR Show interesting.
|Agenda Fashion Trade Show Review: September 9, 2008|
Siphoning off the cool-factor from ASR, Agenda captures the buzz of a new crossover culture that includes skate, music, art, street-inspired fashion brands making it a must-see show for anyone looking for what’s next.
|MAGIC’s S.L.A.T.E. Fashion Trade Show Provides Fresh Platform for Progressive Street Lifestyle Brands September 3, 2008|
Shows within THE SHOW was the theme of MAGIC International Fashion Trade Show this year, with one of the highlights being a new home for progressive street and lifestyle fashion brands called S.L.A.T.E.
|Project’s Fall Fashion Show Creates New Excitement for Denim, Contemporary, and Premium Street Brands Attracting Scores of Leading Retailers and Buyers Interested Discovering New Season Collections and Hidden Gems September 2, 2008|
Drawing comparisons to Bread & Butter, Project this time around seemed more its own show with an expanded women’s section, footwear, accessories, and of course latest collections among the world’s leaders in denim.
|MAGIC, S.L.A.T.E., EcoCollection, Project, and Pool—Fashion Trade Show Week Showcases Latest Collections by Top Street and Contemporary Fashion Designers with Packed Halls Despite Economic Forecasts August 28, 2008|
Fashion trade show season brings out the best in street and contemporary fashion brands, as scores of buyers, media, and fashion industry players descend on Las Vegas for 1 crazy week of trade shows, runways, and parties.
|Measuring Manga and Anime Popularity among Youth Culture Indicates Where the Entertainment Industry May be Headed Next—Label Networks Delivers Fresh Data on the Genres July 15, 2008|
Japanese influences in entertainment patterns not only account for changing patterns in preferences in reading, art, movies, and events, but also music and fashion as the various subcultures of anime and manga, and their lifestyle associations, impact a new generation of consumers.
|Bread & Butter Barcelona Wrap-up Report Shows Why this International Trade Fair Continues to Blow Doors on Expectations, Raising the Bar on What’s Possible July 11, 2008|
Bread & Butter Barcelona warp-up report from Label Networks indicates that while attendance was down, it’s still the leading show for European industries of denim, street fashion, urban superior, and sports styles.
|Anime Expo Attracts Largest Crowd of Anime/Manga Fans and Industry in America with Conferences, Cosplay, Masquerade Ball, Midnight Tea, Movies, Dance, Gaming, Karaoke, and Exhibition Hall July 8, 2008|
Manga and Anime continue to change the world of entertainment as more young people embrace this lifestyle from Japan in the form of movies, comics, video games, fashion, online communities, and conventions. Label Networks captured the expo from consumer and industry perspectives.
|Bread & Butter Barcelona Delivers Fresh Alternatives to Traditional Fashion Trade Fairs—Fresh Reports from Denim Base, Urban Superior, Sport & Street, Fashion Now, and The Source July 2, 2008|
Bread & Butter Barcelona is the leading-edge fashion trade show when it comes to the industries of denim, street fashion, urban superior, and sports styles. This week, we deliver fresh news from the show, including updates from the denim conference in the Source area, and runway shows from G-Star and Desigual.
|MAGIC Fashion Trade Show Launches S.L.A.T.E. Show Inside South Hall for Juried Progressive Street, Skate, Surf + Lifestyle Brands June 27, 2008|
Sub-shows within big trade shows are becoming attractive ways to deal with the niche directions of fashion, particularly when it comes to streetwear, urbanwear, denim, and progressive street/contemporary.
|Pool Trade Show Launches “Concept to Creation” Theme at Loop Space Featuring their Upcoming Transition to Emphasis on Design, Featuring Brands Anzevino & Florence, Mary Meyer, Feral Childe, Gytha Mander, Velvet Leaf, Meadow, and REVL June 12, 2008|
With an emphasis on designers, Pool transformed their Loop Space to pave the way for featured themes and designers in their signature preview show for the Fall season and attracting a cool summer indie fashion crowd.
|LA Fashion Market’s Designers & Agents Show and The Park Showroom Offer Fall/Holiday Collections in Unique Showcases that Many Buyers Prefer to Trade Shows June 10, 2008|
Discovering new denim brands such as Pratt’s Motor Spirit, catching Drifter’s Fall/Holiday collection, along with Preloved from Toronto are just some of the things easily done at the intimate show Designers & Agents.
|United Fashion Trade Show Shuts Down, to Re-open Again in 2009 May 25, 2008|
According to United, "We are going through a complete facelift. United will be bigger and better. Fashion, art, and music combined for the ultimate lifestyle show created by you changing traditional "trade shows" forever! See you in 2009."
|Profile Report: Creative Collectives from Europe Change-up the Landscape of Fashion; Plus Where Things Started and How Things are Changing When It Comes to European Upper Urbanwear a.k.a “Urban Superior” May 12, 2008|
This is an exclusive Profile Report for Label Networks’ Premium Subscribers only, as Label Networks covers a range of new collectives, designers, and trends in the growing movement towards Urban Superior Fashion.
|Trade Show News: Compass Gives Upscale Sneaker + Footwear Brands a New Show; MAGIC to Launch ECOllection; Bread & Butter Barcelona Attracting More Core American Street Fashion Brands May 5, 2008|
Changes in trade show formats, who’s showing where and why, indicates that the Fall season is going to be far different than anything we’ve seen in the past. Stay tuned.
|10 Deep’s Emeka Obi Talks with Label Networks TV about the Birth of the Legendary NYC Streetwear Label, the History of Streetwear, + Where Things are Headed Next April 22, 2008|
Legendary streetwear brand 10 Deep is often cited as the top trendsetting brand in the industry. Which is no small feat considering it’s taken 12 years to get this far. See what the brand has to say about the shaping of the industry + the “shaking of the tree.”
|Alife Out of NYC Continue Producing Original Concepts in Street Fashion, Sneakers, Retail, Publishing, + Art, Creating a Wake of Wannabes from Their Own Natural Evolution April 3, 2008|
You know that Alife the brand (+ store) have serious cred when most everyone talks about them in whispered tones as the original godfathers of streetwear. Label Networks TV catches up with the brand at Agenda for an exclusive look at their latest sneaker + footwear collection.
|Designers & Agents in Los Angeles Fashion District Attracts Top Denim Labels + Contemporary Designers with Crowd that Indicates West Coast is Leading Trends in Many Aspects of Cutting-edge Fashion March 24, 2008|
Known also as D&A, this show in LA’s fashion district on the intersection of Cooper, New Mart, and Cal Mart buildings provides not only a great opportunity to check out denim + contemporary labels, but also multi-brand showrooms that open their doors for first-hand viewing of new collections.
|ISPO Summer Trade Show in Munich Canceled After 35 Years March 10, 2008|
While ISPO Winter trade show in Munich remains relatively strong, the summer shows continued to dwindle. Now, Messe Munchen is working with owners of ASR to create something new for Summer 2009, shaking up the industry in Europe, but also creating opportunities for smaller, cooler shows in tune with sports streetwear lifestyles.
|WeSC, the Street-Contemporary Fashion Brand from Sweden, Featured Top Activists’ Artists in an Well-Curated Art Show at Robert Bergman Gallery Attracting a Who’s-Who List of Street Artists, Action Sports Industry, + Press March 7, 2008|
WeSC continues to push trends when it comes to the cross-over of international street + contemporary fashion, art, + grassroots marketing with the opening of their We Activists’ art show at Bergamot Station opening night of the new Class fashion trade show in Los Angeles.
|United Fashion Trade Show Maintains Spark in the Midst of Behemoth Fashion Industry Show, Moving More Core + Focused March 4, 2008|
The only standing independent trade show left in Vegas during fashion trade show season, United maintained it’s cool with an edited version that still provided homebase for several brands, including debuts.
|South Hall Scensters—Leading-Edge Street and Urban Fashion Players Give a Nod to the 70’s + 80’s but Reflect Individual Flavor from Various ‘Hoods—Part 1 of Label Networks’ Photo Montage From the Trade Show Floor February 26, 2008|
Huggie Bear-influenced fashion players where in the house during MAGIC Fashion Trade Show in the South Hall. Part 1 of Label Networks’ South Hall Scensters provides a glimpse of new trends in bling, sunglasses, + fur.
|MAGIC Fashion Trade Show South Hall Review by Label Networks Indicates Street Fashion Has Evolved Moving in Niche Directions Inspired by Music, Sports, New Icons, Eco-Warriors, + Street Culture February 18, 2008|
Label Networks’ Bi-Annual Fashion Trade Show Review of the South Hall + street fashion reveals that new directions are coming from fresh subcultures in music + sports as street continues to lead trends among youth culture fashion.
|Sneak Peak at Sneaker Culture Trends from Label Networks’ Capacity-Crowd Presentation at MAGIC Provides Insight on Why the Marketplace Continues to Rock Fashion February 14, 2008|
More than 500 people attended Label Networks’ “Global Youth + Street Culture Fashion” Presentations at MAGIC last week, indicating high demand for knowledge in the marketplace. This week, we take a look at highlights from sneaker culture.
|Trade Show Season Prep Part 3: Trade Show Lead Generation, Marketing Materials, + Follow-up—How to Make the Most of Limited Funds Towards Getting Your Brand Noticed February 8, 2008|
In the 3rd part of our trade show preparation series, Label Networks delivers insight on making the most of trade show marketing materials for capturing buyers and media, plus tips on lead generation before the shows,
+ crucial follow-up.
|Agenda Trade Show Offers Tighter, Smaller Show, But Delivers Top Brands + Trends in Street Fashion and Action Sports Crossover January 29, 2008|
Label Networks + The Label Lab deliver an insightful trade show overview of what took place at Agenda in San Diego among top street fashion brands, footwear, + accessories, plus trends that will certainly influence 7th Avenue designers in the near future.
|ASR Runway Fashion Show Part 2: Glimpses of Fashion from Skate, Snow, + Surf Lifestyle Apparel Indicate Refreshing Sporty Styles in Skinny Denim, PeaCoats, ‘90’s Belts + Dresses January 28, 2008|
ASR Fashion Show Part 2 indicates fresh Fall 2008 trends mixing up the ‘90’s with LA rocker influences, heavy skateboarding crossover, plus the re-return of boots with key brands including Nikita, DC, Alpinestars, Hurley, Split, Vans, O’Neill, Fox, Element, Etnies, Reef, Billabong, Matix, and Roxy.
|Action Sports Retailer Trade Show Kicks Off with Runway Fashion Featuring Top Styles from Skate, Surf, Snow, MotoX Industries - Part One January 25, 2008|
ASR kicks off with their fashion runway show featuring the lifestyle apparel around action sports. Key themes included sporty versions of denim, hats, re-structured T-shirts, hoodies, and cardigans.
|Bread & Butter Barcelona Trade Show Wrap-Up: Denim Brands = Big Business, Bowler Hats Re-introduced, + 99,500 Exhibitors, Buyers, Fashion Players Attend January 22, 2008|
: Europe’s most fascinating trade show highlights new trends in denim + street + sport, but also attracts a fabulously hip crowd indicating where things are headed in European fashion in general.
|Trade Show Season Prep Part 2: Making the Most of Your Booth Space to Attract Buyers, Media, Fashion Business Leaders January 7, 2008|
In the 2nd part of our trade show preparation series, Label Networks delivers insight on making the most of booth space comparing those that attract the most buyers + media attention from MAGIC, Project, Pool, Bread & Butter, Rendez-Vous, Agenda, United, + more.
|Trade Show Season Prep Part 1: How to Engage Buyers + Media, Choosing the Correct Show, Importance of Lead Generation January 3, 2008|
As a preparation to the upcoming trade show season, Label Networks delivers a 2-part series on opportunities to make the most out of a brand’s spending on fashion trade shows.
|Brown Sound’s Fresh Themes on Steve McQueen, Big Sur, ‘70’s Sports Provide this Label Originality in Design December 17, 2007|
Sporty with a retro flair, Brown Sound’s collection for Spring ’08 brings back more colorful times of early ‘70’s Hobie Cats + quintessential Steve McQueen-ness that keeps this brand on a different course.
|Fresh Results Measuring Eco-Friendly Fashion Awareness Among Youth Culture Indicate Certain Demographics Moving Forward as Leaders of the Movement December 10, 2007|
Measuring the future of eco-friendly and environmentally friendly fashion in youth culture, Label Networks has been able to quantify what this new generation of consumers think and where the movement is headed next the fastest.
|Bread & Butter Goes King-Sized Expanding with Sourcing Section, Bigger Sport & Street, Sportswear, + Fashion Shows December 10, 2007|
Bread & Butter Barcelona gets bigger and cooler each year—new announcements for January add special archetecutral dynamics, plus music, lights, and culture.
|Lipstick Prophets + Pretti Vacant = Two Women Brands That Know the Value of Shared Booth Space to Attract Leading-Edge Buyers Interested in Punk, Kitsch, + Updated Designs December 4, 2007|
Updated hoodies + burn-out loungewear are among key items in Lipstick Prophet’s winter collection, whereas Pretti Vacant provides a glimpse into Plexiglas jewelry designs including owls, boomboxes, anchors, and snakes.
|Mexico City Urban Culture Fashion Fest Illustrates Burgeoning Scene of New Designers Mixed with Top Bands, Skateboarding, Graffiti Artists + Urban Vinyl Scenes November 5, 2007|
The 1st of its kind in Mexico, this trade show-like fashion, music, art festival created a buzz that indicates there’s a new version of urban culture on the rise.
|Snow Industries of America (SIA) Trade Show to Move from Vegas to Denver by 2010 November 5, 2007|
SIA’s move from Vegas to Denver by 2010 indicates potential expansion opportunities for the ski and snowboarding industries
|Alpinestars Runway Show Illustrates How a Moto Brand Has Successfully Crossed-over to Women’s Apparel—Highlights: High-waisted Denim + Plaids September 24, 2007|
Alpinestars no longer simply provides motocross gear, pads, boots, and apparel, but in the past 2 years, they’ve turned to delivering some of the new leading-edge streetwear trends in apparel for young women.
|ASR Trade Show Blasts Expectations with Largest Show in 5 Years Indicating Surf, Skate, Snow, BMX, Wake, + Freestyle Moto Markets are Key in Youth Culture September 14, 2007|
As streetwear eats into action sports, last weekend’s trade show proved that there’s still a strong marketplace for new and old brands in the industry.
|Mighty Crown’s Nine Rulaz Illustrates Just How Hot the Japanese Streetwear Scene is Today + Words from Master Simon Tse, Jr. about the J-Pride Movement in Music + Fashion September 12, 2007|
Our 1st interview in Feb. with Japan’s music Master Simon Tse, Jr. from Mighty Crown and his fresh apparel line Nine Rulaz was interrupted when Akon stopped in to give props to the Master. This time, we got more details on Nine Rulaz, plus J-Pride in music + fashion from Simon.
|Agenda Trade Show’s Massive Success Indicates How Important the Crossover of Streetwear + Action Sports Industries Has Been Towards Redefining “Fashion” Today September 11, 2007|
The forum created by Agenda for the collision of cultures hit max-capacity in San Diego last weekend as top brands in streetwear + action sports brought out what’s new in fashion + where things are headed.
|Pool Fashion Trade Show Refreshed with Mixture of Eco Section, Sneaker Pimps + Artists, + Broad Selection of Brands from Post-Apocalyptic, Punk, + Contemporary September 11, 2007|
Often considered the little sister or little brother to the behemoth trade show that is MAGIC across the street, Pool offers glimpses of things to come based on fresh designs from a wide range of inspirational sources that only small brands dare to create.
|FoSho FoShow’s Carefully Curated Trade Show with Complimentary Japanese + U.S. Streetwear Brands is a Sparkling Diamond in the Expanding Sea of Trade Show Scenes September 9, 2007|
As a small suite-of-a-show, FoSho FoShow brings with it a connection between what’s possible + what’s next in streetwear lifestyle with a circle of different, yet connected set of brands.
|United Trade Show Creates Streewear Atmosphere with Fresh Alternatives in Fashion, Brands, + Show Concepts Re-Defining the Movement September 4, 2007|
Trade show week in Las Vegas continues to splinter away from MAGIC with up-and-coming tradeshows particularly focused around streetwear. Here’s the leader in this new direction.
|MAGIC Fashion Trade Show’s South Hall Scene Splits-up the Tribes with Urban, Punk, + Streetwear Sections Causing Exclusivity but Still Draws Streetwear Buyers + Brands September 3, 2007|
The mothership of American fashion trade shows, MAGIC’s South Hall scene for streetwear, while busy, did feel the impact of new satellite shows that continue to carve-out new subcultures in fashion.
|Label Networks X United Trade Show Join Forces to Create The Label Lab Exhibition + Live Media Set August 15, 2007|
Label Networks’ “Label Lab Exhibition” + Media Set = Lights, Camera, Action at United Trade Show, August 27-29, at the Alexis Park Resort Hotel, Las Vegas, NV
|(Capsule) Trade Show Provides Intimacy for Upscale Contemporary Brands Looking for an Alternative to Project—The Label Networks Review August 13, 2007|
Small trade shows continue to take chunks of business out of larger ones and (Capsule) proved there can be an alternative to Project within the high-end contemporary genre.
|Top New York City Graffiti Artists On Display at United, Along with Largest Collection of Mr. T Dolls Making for One Trippy Lounge Scene July 26, 2007|
Moody, RD 357, Baby 168 were among the legendary New York City graffiti artists on site in a gallery at United along with a massive collection of Mr. T dolls in all types of attitudes and outfits courtesy of Greg from Mishka NYC.
|United Trade Show’s Success in New York Proves East Coast Vibe in Streetwear Is On the Cutting-Edge July 25, 2007|
Brands ranged from 10 Deep to Free Gold Watch and SMO providing a glimpse into what’s new in global streetwear and attracting East Coast buyers and attendees in what proved to be a major trade show hit.
|Bread & Butter Trade Show Review: How the Barcelona Show Continues to Lead Trends in the European Denim, Urban, + Sportswear Marketplaces July 17, 2007|
In our 4th year covering Bread & Butter, first in Berlin and now in Barcelona, the denim market is moving premium, streetwear is making its move, and the DIY spirit thrives through new brands, footwear, and collaborations.
|Bread & Butter Barcelona, the Leading Streetwear, Denim, + Contemporary Trade Show in Europe, to Double in Size for January, 02008 July 8, 2007|
Press conference information from Europe’s mostly highly regarded streetwear, denim, and urban fashion trade shows in revealed that with expansion come new trends and opportunities for various brands and retailers.
|Post-Apocalyptic Couture Streetwear Brand Skin.Graft.Designs. Premieres Otherworldly Runway Show at Pool Trade Show Offices Providing Inspiration from the Alchemy of Style, Textures, Art, + Fantasy June 12, 2007|
Underground streetwear brought to an altogether higher level through a mix of the past and future fantasy using various leather textures, metal, bone, post-apocalyptic themes, Victorian, pirate, and even outlaw cowboy with holster purses, were among the catalystic collection debut of Skin.Graft.Designs at the Pool Trade Show offices.
|United Los Angeles Store Opening Introduces Exclusive Streetwear Apparel with Mix of Japanese Brands including Afterbase, Product, Mad Foot, + American Brands Born Uniquorn, Cipher, Free Gold Watch—with video June 5, 2007|
The guys behind United Trade Show that made an unexpected splash in fashion when it premiered in Las Vegas next to MAGIC last spring, have opened a boutique in the heart of Hollywood called United Los Angeles featuring rare Japanese denim and brands, one-of-kind fashion creations in T-shirts, hoodies, caps, and sneakers, all in a unique retail setting offering fresh streetwear and lifestyle products for guys and girls.
|Big-box Retail’s Off Month + Changes in the Retail Landscape in General Accounted for Here—for subscribers only May 22, 2007|
Big-Box retailers had a bad month last April based on many factors such as lack of good designs, the competition of online retail, housing prices sagging and gas prices increasing. But there’s way more than meets the eye in terms of fashion retailers’ woes. Label Networks examines the retail landscape and where changes are headed based on fresh data from the North American Youth Culture Study—Spring Report ’07.
|Bread & Butter Fashion Trade Show to Focus + Expand in Barcelona Only, Ending Bread & Butter Kraftwerk in Berlin May 8, 2007|
Bread & Butter Fashion Trade Show has announced that it will focus solely on expanding their shows in Barcelona rather than conducting B&B Kraftwerk in Berlin, despite their success in January. B&B will also expand its art installations and creativity in areas called Studio.V as well as continue its programs to make Barcelona a new fashion capital of Europe.
|United Trade Show’s “Board of Directors” Represents the New Young Designer CEO’s on the Urban Underground Tip—with video April 18, 2007|
United Trade Show’s “Board of Director’s” showcase during LA Fashion Week on Melrose represented the urban underground tip of entrepreneurial designers including Stacks & Bundles, Cipher, Free Gold Watch, Guermo, The Quiet Life, Copy, Brain’s on Fire, and TRU Youth. As Rama Mayo, the co-founder put it, Board of Directors’ intention was to provide a place for the new designer CEO and complimentary shops and buyers to check out these new brands, while getting consumer feedback from people off the streets that know fashion and cruise Melrose consistently. Board of Directors later showcased in New York at Sparky’s Showroom above the store Boundless, known for carrying core brands such as King Stampede.
|Urban Jacket Brand Guermo at Board of Directors Illustrates New Trends with Mix of Textures + Themes: Deer-Hunter, Varsity, Pin-Stripes, Wool, Leather, Silk April 18, 2007|
Guermo is an aspirational designer out of New York whose recent launch of a collection of urban jackets, hoodies, and vests at Board of Directors clearly marks where things are headed in the urban underground for Fall/Winter ’08. Using a mix of themes and textures, including deer hunter wool patterns, tailored pinstripes suit jackets, leather, suede, and silk, each jacket and vest is custom made to the buyer’s specifications. Varsity jacket themes combined with the hoodie concept and mashed-up with traditional outdoorsman-hunter themes give the Guermo style a super-fresh look that’s bound to inspire other brands in the future. Label Networks TV delivers the scoop.
|FoSho FoShow Private Brand Showcase Combines Suite of ‘90’s Inspired Indie U.S. Brands + Japanese Streetwear March 13, 2007|
FoSho FoShow trade show was a small select suite of brands that brought out a ‘90’s nostalgic flavor, B-girls, old-school hip-hop, and brands that represent new directions in U.S. and Japanese streetwear labels including Lemar & Dauley, Phenomenon, 10Deep, DC Shoes and The Life Collection, Complete Technique, RockSmith Tokyo, KiloGoods, and Hiqee
|Pool, the “Fashion Freedom” Spectacle for Art-Inspired Streetwear Brands, Showcases Under the Bigtop—The Label Networks Review March 7, 2007|
Pool Fashion Trade Show features up-and-coming brands, designers, and mostly art and music-inspired collections. With the theme Spectacle, this winter’s show took place under the big white tent, complete with clowns, mimes, and various freak shows by the eclectic mix of exhibitors themselves. Label Networks delivers a story review on top brands, and features Pool on Label Networks TV.
|Rendez-Vous Fashion Show, Paris, Showcases High-end Streetwear Labels Surface to Air, Opening Ceremony, United Bamboo, Minimarket, + More March 6, 2007|
Rendez-Vous Fashion Show in Paris is the side show of highend streetwear in the midst of couture Paris Fashion Week—offering up a glimpse of things to come from Europe including latest collections from Surface to Air, Opening Ceremony, United Bamboo, sneaker brand Veja, Sweden’s MiniMarket, and Japan’s Masagon, among others.
|Part 1: MAGIC Fashion Trade Show’s South Hall Scene Provides Rich History + Trendsetting Styles Inspired from Hip-hop, Upper Urbanwear, High 5 Campground Street Culture February 20, 2007|
MAGIC International Fashion Trade Show’s South Hall scene is notorious for bringing out masses of people inspired by music and fashion. In part 1 we review top brands making a statement in Hip-hop, upper urbanwear, the High 5 Campground Street Culture scenes.
|United Trade Show Brings Together High-end Streetwear, Buyers, Retailers, Artists, Musicians, Seeking a Different Plane + Providing a Glimpse of Where Things are Headed February 20, 2007|
United trade show scooped Magic’s South Hall and Pool by providing a new Pool type of show with high-end streetwear, cut-and-sew T-shirts, graphics, denim, vintage dresses with hand-stitched embellishments, among other things, such as a live recording studio, skateboard deck art gallery, putting green, table tennis tournament, and a pool. As trade shows evolve, the move towards events and art installations of the show itself are a necessary step towards capturing the most creative designers, brands, buyers, and retailers in streetwear fashion today.
|MAGIC International Fashion Trade Show Launches, Bringing Together Fashion Tribes from Street, Denim, Contemporary, Juniors, + Couture February 14, 2007|
MAGIC International Fashion Trade Show Launches, as well as Project, Pool, and niche shows United, and FoShowFoShow, bringing together the latest tribes from streetwear, denim, Contemporary, Juniors, and Couture Fashion to Las Vegas. Key trends in streetwear include a return to the original B-Boy, B-girl looks of 1981.
|Neville Brothers + Fat Tuesday Themed Opening Night Party at MAGIC Ties in Fashion with Philanthropic Component as Proceeds Go to Habitat for Humanity February 14, 2007|
MAGIC International Fashion Trade Show Launches, as well as Project, Pool, and niche shows United, and FoShowFoShow, bringing together the latest tribes from streetwear, denim, Contemporary, Juniors, and Couture Fashion to Las Vegas. Key trends in streetwear include a return to the original B-Boy, B-girl looks of 1981.
|ASR Trade Show Live with Label Networks TV + Host AJ Jackson Recaps the Energy, Brands, + Passionate Players Who Dictate Where Action Sports Lifestyle Is Headed Next January 30, 2007|
ASR Trade Show live with Label Networks TV and host AJ Jackson indicates where trends are headed next for action sports including surf, skate, snow, and motocross. The highlights in this video recap including the GoldBox Mission for Up-and-coming brands, booths and installations, and the industry players that are making moves in action sports lifestyle.
|ASR Runway Show Brings Grunge + Camping/Wilderness Themes Back to the Future with Punk Hair, Duckie Boots, + Thigh-High Selvedged Leggings January 29, 2007|
ASR Fashion Show indicates that grunge is back but recontextualized with an apocalyptic Americana feel including selvedged leggings, thigh-high tube socks, rubber duckie boots in colorful styles, thigh-length shorts, lumberjack plaids and camping meets punk rock themes
|Alpinestars Runway Show Presents a New Spin on Moto-inspired Streetwear January 29, 2007|
Alpinestars have come a long way from simply providing motocross gear, pads, boots, and apparel, to delivering some of the new leading-edge streetwear trends in apparel for young women and men. Top of the line are the military-like black, ankle-high grunge boots paired with purple dresses, raw skinny denim jeans, mini skirts, and an assortment of thermals, leather jackets, and hoodies. Aplinestars stepped-out with their own runway show at ASR January 26th.
|The Yard at SIA—The Space for Up-and-Coming Brands—Provides Cool Vibe, Lounge, DJs, Art, + Street-cred to Winter Sports, January 23, 2007|
The Yard at SIA provides space for up-and-coming brands, plus provides a cool urban and street-cred vibe based on its creators, Stix, Frank 151, and The Block.
|Snow Sports Industry Trade Show Gets Urban + Provides Lounge called “The Yard” for Up+Coming Brands; Action Sports Retailer Trade Show Goes Green January 15, 2007|
ASR goes green and SIA adds the urban vibe for up-and-coming brands called The Yard, which provides 2 new aspects of trade shows worth noting this season as others try to keep up with innovative plans and progression.
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