When we first met Lin Lin from the brand Eno in 2007 at United Fashion Trade Show, we were intrigued by her passion for her home city of Shanghai and the inspiration taken from her country when it came to the emerging China youth and street culture scenes, including rise of indie bands, social networks, and corresponding lifestyle apparel. We met up with Lin Lin and her partner Yvette again at MAGIC in the South Hall last month where they represented not only one of the few women’s contemporary streetwear brands in the area (despite the growing marketplace), but also were the only ones from Shanghai–a burgeoning hotspot of designers and rockers inspired by street culture.
Coachella Music Arts Festival Mixes Pioneering Performers from Prince to Portishead with Burgeoning Artists Like Metric, Data Rock, and Hot Chip, Resulting in a Ripple-Effect that Will Impact Music Culture
As the first festival of the summer circuit, Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival produced by Goldenvoice, which took place last weekend April 25-27, is where you’ll see a good chunk of the bands that will be doing the festival circuit this summer. It’s also the place where new up-and-coming bands, particularly in the indie rock genre, electronica, rave, and synth are showcasing for the first time in front of larger audiences, particularly internationally as a lot of these bands will hit up the European festival circuit later in the summer.
Street Fashion Report Quantifies Youth Culture Perceptions on Which Country is Producing the Freshest Fashion Trends%uFFFD Indicating Where the Market is Looking for Inspiration Brands
In Label Networks%uFFFD Street Fashion Business Report, insightful results come from where the marketplace is looking mostly in terms of fresh fashion trends.
In this story, we look at the results to the question, “Which country do you think is producing the freshest fashion trends?” This question provides an indication of where young people believe the freshest fashion is coming from, as well as providing insight about where various demographics are looking for fashion inspiration and top brands.