Capsule is a trade show that continues to have a strong following among brands that could loosely be classified as upper urbanwear, or high-end contemporary from a wide range of locations ranging from northern Europe to Japan to the USA. During the trade show season earlier this month, Capsule’s Vegas show featured a unique selection […]
Capsule Vegas Brings High-end Heritage, Surf, Adventure, and Denim to the Forefront
Americana Fashion’s Latest Subculture -Reflections of Past California
A new twist on a retro culture, the latest mash-ups feature pure West Coast vibes. Here’s hot it’s inspiring fashion, footwear, collabs, art and style from this growing movement.
Capsule New York Men’s Show Brings Directional Brands, Stylists, Buyers Together in Uniquely Themed Show Featuring Amy Jean Porter’s Band of Wild Horses
Capsule tends to follow a theme which gives the show a cohesive, particular flair. Brands featured provide latest insight on leading-edge men’s contemporary, particularly what you’ll see in top boutiques next season.
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Retail Round-up: Quiksilver Refinances and Re-signs Kelly Slater; Lightning Bolt Makes a Comeback; Zumiez Drops 20.7%
While some in action sports take a beating as the largest surf brand refinances and a popular chain posts drastic drops, there is opportunity in revival as indicated with the re-emergence of an old legacy, Lightning Bolt.
Grn Apple Tree Street Fashion Brand Keeps Music-Inspired Roots for Fall ’08 Collection, but Among New Leaders Moving to Clean Looks with Political, Punk Attitude in Wovens, V-Necks, T-shirts, and Denim
When we met up with Bonner from Grn Apple Tree at Agenda, we had a feeling that the brand had evolved into a cleaner direction and away from last season’s more nu rave inspired color palette. Their booth was by far one of the best on the show floor with clean lines, almost Japanese aesthetics, muted grey background, and a collection that hung on clothing racks made of tree limbs. In essence, it was a booth design they brought back which also happened to correspond with their new Fall ’08 collection including different color palettes in grey, red, black, white, and chocolate colors.