Three distinct movements among a new generation of consumers are changing the course of footwear trends, particularly sneakers. Here’s what’s going on.
Sneaker Report 2011 -Label Networks’ Analysis on Top Styles, Colors, and Reasons Why Certain Brands Now Resonate with Youth Culture More Than Others
Arkitip X Shepard Fairey X Alife X Incase -How Specific Elements Can Come Together to Create an Entire Movement
Project Fashion Trade Show Brings Sparkle to Business in an Otherwise Dour Economy with Bustling Aisles, Top Denim Brands, Footwear, Accessories, and Upper-Urban Apparel
Distressed denim, plaids, quality footwear, return to authentic workwear-made-street-savvy reminds us that the ideals of fashion have changed.
Trade Show Review: Agenda’s 12th Streetwear Fashion Trade Show Highlights the Ongoing Crossover Appeal of Music, Action Sports, and Street Culture Apparel and Accessories
Still the place to pick up inspiration and quantify that streetwear is a strong subculture on the move.
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
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.
Agenda Trade Show Offers Tighter, Smaller Show, But Delivers Top Brands Trends in Street Fashion and Action Sports Crossover
Agenda Fashion Trade Show finished up on Saturday January 26, with a successful vibe and energy from its expanded 3-day concept that had many in street fashion thinking that there is hope in this troubled retailer landscape. While the show was smaller this time around, which according to director Aaron Levant was also an intentional move to keep quality high, the show floor was continuously busy with orders being written despite the doomsday economy we’re all now facing. Here’s a quick overview of highlights, but stay tuned for in-depth interviews from Label Networks TV with brands including 10 Deep, ALife, The Museum Group, Aaron from Agenda, Livity, Altamont, Akomplice, Miss Wax, Nikita, Creative Recreation, Cardboard Robot, Hellz Bellz, DCMA Collective, GRN Apple Tree, Keep, Jeepney, Mishka, Beautiful Decay, Obey, In4mation, and WESC.
Alife Out of NYC Continue Producing Original Concepts in Street Fashion, Sneakers, Retail, Publishing, and Art, Creating a Wake of Wannabes from Their Own Natural Evolution
The guys behind the legendary core brand alife, Rob and Arnell, are not the type of guys who are going to spill their guts to media about how they stay so original in order to prove their cred-factor. They simply are original and have gained cred by working seriously hard for a long time on aesthetics, product, and quality results that embrace their lifestyle -which happens to be enviable in today’s contemporary street fashion scene. These guys, who were the Creative Directors for Mass Appeal Magazine, presented graffiti art and the artists behind the scenes in such original formats that some account it for being the birth of the mainstream graff movement of today.
MAGIC Takes Heat from Main Hall Brands with Re-Vamp Likely; Capsule to Launch Another Show in Vegas During Magic as the Trade Show Wars March On
Fashion trade show industry undergoes heavy changes as large brands re-evaluate and smaller shows continue to attract growing niche brands and buyers.
Trade Show News: Compass Gives Upscale Sneaker Footwear Brands a New Show; MAGIC to Launch ECOllection; Bread & Butter BarcelonaAttracting More Core American StreetFashion Brands
Given that sneaker culture and footwear in general is such a vital part of fashion particularly when it comes to street and contemporary fashion, it’s amazing to us that the old-school trade show, WSA, hasn’t gotten a facelift in years. Now, however, it’s got competition: Compass is the new directional trade show for high-end sneakers and top tier footwear created by BPMW, the founders of another very cool, intimate trade show in NYC called Capsule.