Why Shanghai is the place to be right now, and how more brands are looking to China as a new source of inspiration, revenue growth. Includes images, data from LN’s China Youth Culture Study.
Lady Blue Shanghai by David Lynch for Dior Among the Best of Indie Fashion Films
Fashion films have become the new indie of indie movies, but Lynch%uFFFDs 12-minute noire captures the essence of the filmmaker, and brand-as-poem. Starring Oscar winner Marion Cotillard.
LeSAPE Generation of Central Africa Is Redefining Modern-Day Sartorialists
When President Mobutu banned Western suits in the Congo in the %u201850’s, an entire zoot-suit backlash was launched, which today has been redefined with attitude inspiring new looks from top designers.
Dragon Goes Private, Bucking Trends of Building-up to Get Acquired; Label Networks Looks at Youth Market Consumer Preferences for the Brand, Plus Data on the Size of Market, Spending Patterns, and Opportunities in Optical Lifestyle Accessories
Going niche may have been a strategically good move, however the real story lies within how the market has changed in terms of price points of sunglasses within youth culture, and the new size of market and opportunities presented by the growing importance of youth lifestyle accessories in general.