As soon as Volley launched, UrbanOutfitters.com wanted them. The “Converse” of Australia hits America.
Volley, Australia’s Most Beloved Sneakers, Debuts in the USA with Cool New Collection and Kick-off Party Featuring Ben Lee
Bread & Butter Barcelona Trade Show Wrap-Up: Denim Brands, Big Business, Bowler Hats Re-introduced, 99,500 Exhibitors, Buyers, Fashion Players Attend
Bread & Butter Barcelona wrapped up last week, January 18th to rave reviews by most who attended, which reached more than 99,500 -a 20% increase from last year. As a leading-edge trade show particularly for denim, upper urbanwear, sportswear, and street fashion brands, B&B has also gained a reputation for its unique approach to creating beautiful themes and aesthetics within each hall resulting in an atmosphere that is conducive for business and inspiration.
Swiv Tackle Circus”Gallertique” Brings Together Fresh Concepts in Retail, Art, Community, Sound Creating a Modern-Day Moulin Rouge for Skaters, Surfers, Artists, Fans of the Lifestyle
Smack in the middle of an economic landscape that has torn retailers apart and sunk galleries into oblivion, up pops Swiv Tackle Circus in Oceanside, CA, a gritty little beach community on the northern edge of San Diego and an outpost for skaters, surfers, and artists. As original as its name, Swiv Tackle Circus has redefined what it means to be a retail store, gallery, and community gathering space. Known as a “gallertique” as in part boutique and part gallery, the 3,500 square-foot space owned by Shaney Jo Darden and Jeff Black, and managed with partners Desiree Dawn Kuhn and Kirsten Kuhn, gives new meaning and hope to the concept of having a business and artistic gathering space that pushes forward creativity and new ideas, rather than constricts life based on outside forces of bad economics. The concept is the epitome of DIY in that it’s so CYOO (create your own oasis).