Uniqlo, the brand that claims it will one day be bigger than The Gap, continues its roll of becoming a dominate fast-fashion retailer especially with its strong sales of its HEATTECH and AIRism collections featuring Ultra Light Down, first layer pieces and hoodies that have sun-protection technology. This week they reported their latest financials with […]
Streetwear and Urban Contemporary Fall Jackets Bring Mix of Camo, Wool, Multi-Dimensional Patterns, and Retro Re-Makes of the Classic Denim
This Fall, expect a wide spectrum of genres particularly in the United States, when it comes to streetwear and urban contemporary outerwear, especially jackets. In higher-end streetwear (what Bread and Butter types call “urbanwear” which in our American eyes would be mistaken for say, Fubu, and why no one here dares call cutting-edge brands like […]
Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Look Coming to H&M by Trish Summerville
The much-anticipated cult hit book series and movie from Sweden is being remade into English, inspiring an entire hardcore girl collection via H&M.
Retail Round-up: A Bathing Ape Sells to China’s I.T for a Relatively Low $2.8 Million; Top Teen Retailers Halt Monthly Same Store Sales Reports; Tommy Hilfiger Launches Pop-up Prep World and Tour; Gap Shake-up
Evolution of retail landscape continues with interesting acquisitions, financial reporting. and new collections hoping to match economic changes in youth culture markets.
Superman Goes Emo with New Make-over to Reconnect with Twi-Generation
It had to happen sooner or later. I mean, how long can we relate to a super-hero in tights and red hotpants?
Nike 6.0 Women’s Collection -Action Sports Girls On the Rise
Sure Nike’s taking over action sports, staking claims everywhere, but the brightest move may be their Women’s 6.0 collection.
Danny Kass’ Grenade Streetwear Collection Provides An Incendiary Crossover from Snowboarding with Explosive Motifs, Hexagons, and Silk-Lined Boxing Hoodies
Crossing over from Snow to Street isn’t easy, but it helps to have the brand owner win the U.S. Open of Snowboarding.
Street Fashion Meets Art at the Premiere of THELABELLAB Exhibition at Crewest Gallery Featuring Cardboard Robot, Miss Wax, Andrew Hanson, Original Hip-Hop Chocolate
Fashion art have always maintained an intertwined relationship, particularly when it comes to street fashion and graffiti art. On March 15th during the wrap-up of a busy LA Fashion Week, Label Networks debuted its first LABELLAB EXHIBITION at Crewest Gallery in downtown Los Angeles featuring live fashion art installations created by THELABELLAB members’ Cardboard Robot, Andrew Hanson, Miss Wax, and Original Hip-Hop Chocolate. The Exhibition marked the first live incarnation for emerging street fashion brands to depict their independent style through artistic installations in a unique gallery in downtown Los Angeles.
Agenda Trade Show Offers Tighter, Smaller Show, But Delivers Top Brands Trends in Street Fashion and Action Sports Crossover
Agenda Fashion Trade Show finished up on Saturday January 26, with a successful vibe and energy from its expanded 3-day concept that had many in street fashion thinking that there is hope in this troubled retailer landscape. While the show was smaller this time around, which according to director Aaron Levant was also an intentional move to keep quality high, the show floor was continuously busy with orders being written despite the doomsday economy we’re all now facing. Here’s a quick overview of highlights, but stay tuned for in-depth interviews from Label Networks TV with brands including 10 Deep, ALife, The Museum Group, Aaron from Agenda, Livity, Altamont, Akomplice, Miss Wax, Nikita, Creative Recreation, Cardboard Robot, Hellz Bellz, DCMA Collective, GRN Apple Tree, Keep, Jeepney, Mishka, Beautiful Decay, Obey, In4mation, and WESC.