From the broad spectrum of fashion runway shows to trade shows (even SXSW just announced that Bruce Springsteen is the keynote speaker), “Born in the USA” is a movement gaining moment, but not just in the USA. Done fashionably from Japanese designers showcasing in Nick Wooster’s masterpiece exhibition at Project, to European brands like Two […]
Born In the USA—From American Flags to Stripes, Military, and Camo, the Theme for Fall 2012 Is Catching On Globally
Boardshorts Round-Up: Scouring the Scene for Summer, Here Are Alternative Picks in Boardshorts Styles, Brands, and Aesthetics Changing Beach Culture
Boardshorts take on many roles when it comes to summer fashion, from surfing to eco-friendly associations, to beach and streetwear crossover, to neon geometrics and coastal heritage.
Surfing Round-up: Billabong Pipeline Masters Has Launched; Andy Axel Irons is Born; Surf Diva Boutique Up for Women’s Retailer of the Year
Big Wave Surfing’s Legendary Event The Eddie Aikau by Quiksilver Goes Off in Macking 50-foot Waves, Stoking Fans, Sponsors, Media
Oahu’s North Shore is getting pummeled by monster surf, launching the Eddie Aikau, producing big swells for the women’s Billabong Pro, and gearing up for the Billabong Pipeline Masters -the final event of the Vans Triple Crown.
Surfing Round-up: $1,000,000 Vans Triple Crown of Surfing Gets Underway; Big-Wave Event Eddie Aikau Invites Announced; ASP Europe President Argues for”Free” Surfing Competition Changes
It’s big wave season which means time for the most prestigious surf competitions among global pros, sponsorship opportunities, and announcements in competition formats for 2010 effecting the industry.
Volcom Acquires Electric Visual Evolution for $25.25 Million -Label Networks Takes a Look at What This Means Where the Brand Ranks Among Youth Culture Opportunities for Growth Based on Demographics
On January 16th, Volcom announced their all-cash offer to acquire Electric Visual Evolution -one of the hottest sunglass brands in action sports, known for their lightening bolt logo. Under the terms, Volcom will pay Electric shareholders $25.25 million. Volcom says that Electric will remain a stand-alone brand as a subsidiary of Volcom.