The Outdoor Industries Women’s Coalition (OIWC) is excited to announce the launch of The Workshop’s Pitchfest; an exciting initiative to provide a dedicated channel for creativity and entrepreneurism among women with a passion and love for the outdoors. Applications are now being accepted at oiwc.org/TheWorkshop. The Workshop’s Pitchfest showcases OIWC’s commitment to building an industry […]
Women Stoked on the Outdoors, Innovation Pitches for New Products, Ideas, Now Being Taken for Funding
The L.A. Fashion Industry Profile–Highs and Lows of a Leading-Edge Area
As an $18 billion apparel business, Los Angeles, CA, is increasingly seen as the fashion capital of trends in the United States. There is tremendous interest in streetwear, surf and beach lifestyles, and the L.A. Style. According to recent study sponsored by CIT and the California Fashion Associate called “The Los Angeles Area Fashion Industry […]
The End of the Fashion Tents for New York Fashion Week as the Show Gets Moved to Lincoln Center
The notorious Bryant Park fashion tents during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week often caused chaos, overcrowding, and paparazzi meltdowns. The circus is over.
Burton Sacks The Syndicate Lays-off Marketing People, Providing Yet Another Sign that Action Sports Is Getting Trumped by Other Genres
Ironically, at Label Networks’ prepares for a keynote presentation at the upcoming TELUS Ski and Snowboard Festival at Whistler, BC, organizing fresh new data on snowboarding trends, we heard through Burton-friends and others in the industry such as Transworld Business Online and Fuel TV, that Burton Snowboards laid-off up to 50 people in total last week -including the entire The Syndicate staff which contributed to creative direction for the brand.
New Technical Outerwear Legislation Would Mean No More Import Duties on High-Tech Apparel
SIA and OIA have joined forces calling for new legislation, which if passed will mean outerwear such as jackets, pants, and other high-tech pieces will have duty-free importation giving a boost to sports apparel with possible implications for street fashion deemed “technical.”