Fashion trade show industry undergoes heavy changes as large brands re-evaluate and smaller shows continue to attract growing niche brands and buyers.
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
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.