From Tripp NYC to T.U.K. footwear and an English Beat themed fashion runway show, MAGIC, Project, and Street delivered inspired collections from this important subculture.
Music-Inspired Fashion Trends from Street, MAGIC, Project Showcase Forward-Thinking Designs for Youth Culture 2012
Japan Relief Efforts Sprouting Up Across Youth Culture Industrie-Here’s a Round-up of What’s Taking Shape
There many ways that people are springing into action to help relief efforts in Japan. Here’s the start of what will be an on-going round-up.
Hot Accessories from 2009 Illustrate Youth Culture’s Favorite Adornment-From Intriguingly Cool to Utilitarian to Funny
What we humans choose to accessorize with says a lot about individual creativity and trends, especially at a time when accessories have come to “represent” fashion, rescuing style when money is tight. Here’s our street report recap from %uFFFD09.
Back-to-School Gothic-Lolita-Not Just for Harajuku Girls Anymore
Back-to-school fashion meets with a heavy influence of Goth, Loli, Fairey Kei, J-Rock, Anime this year as J-Pop has officially invaded. (Alice in Wonderland Loli.) Street report on top brands, styles, accessories.
Success of Largest Anime Expo Illustrates Importance and Influence of Anime, Manga on Youth Culture in Entertainment, Fashion, Accessories, and Lifestyles
Character fashion crosses over into the real-world while fans of one of the fastest growing forms of entertainment take trends to the next level. Let’s just say there’s no recession here.
Vans Warped Tour Kick-off Party Symbolic of What to Expect from Summer’s Largest and Longest Musical Tour
Celebrating its 15th year, Kevin Lyman presented to music industry press and fans what to expect from Warped this summer, including top bands making an impact.
Brand Profile: Hot Topic -Tracking Youth Culture Consumer Data, Changes in Trends, and the Retailer’s Formula for Success
Hot Topic has always been a hot topic when it comes to analysts trying to understand this retailer’s appeal to youth culture. Label Networks delivers the inside data, analysis, and trends from a consumer perspective that quantify what makes things work and why.
Collaboration Round-up: Married to the Mob X Nike; Lanvin X Acne Jeans; Dr. Dre X Monster Cable Headphones; Shoes-up Magazine X Lacoste; Baby the Stars Shine Bright Japanese Brand Pop-up in Colette Paris
Collaborations across cultures continue to create new niches and successful branding strategies while keeping must-have consumerism alive.
Anime Expo Attracts Largest Crowd of Anime/Manga Fans and Industry in America with Conferences, Cosplay, Masquerade Ball, Midnight Tea, Movies, Dance, Gaming, Karaoke, and Exhibition Hall
Manga and Anime continue to change the world of entertainment as more young people embrace this lifestyle from Japan in the form of movies, comics, video games, fashion, online communities, and conventions. Label Networks captured the expo from consumer and industry perspectives.