Story and Photos by Tom Wallace The Vans Warped Tour is arguably known as America’s youth culture right-of-passage to music entertainment as the longest running festival tour in the United States, attracting more than 500,000 young people now going into its 18th tour with more than 40 dates across the U.S. and Canada. The kick-off […]
Vans Warped Tour 2012 Kicks-off Its 18th Year Featuring 80 Bands on 10 Stages, Including Rise Against, All Time Low, Taking Back Sunday, Anti-Flag, The Used, Yellowcard; Plus Leading-Edge Sponsor Activation, Youth Fashion, More
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.
Skateboarding Potential: What’s It Take to Get the Next Gen Involved
Data from Label Networks’ annual Skateboarding, Snowboarding, Skiing Profile Report reveals ideas for increasing participation.
Expansion Revamp of Young Men’s Retail Shibuya 109-2 for the Onii-Kei Guy Indicates Growing Market for Rocker Looks Importance of Street Fashion -Label Networks’ Japan Data Reveals Top Stores for Young Men
Often what takes place in major Japanese retailers is an indication of where things are changing and how U.S. retailers may need to react in the future. With the expansion and revamp now of the popular Shibuya-2 store for young men, two whole new floors have been revamped to offer up high-end street fashion styles for the growing marketplace of rock-inspired men’s styles.
Backpacks, Bags, Purse-New Key Finds in Styles Add to Unique Back-to-School or Back-to-Work Fall Looks
Whether you’re actually going back-to-school or not, Fall always brings a back-to-work feel, and with it, new trends in bags, purses, and backpacks. Label Networks’ carefully edited street style photos from North America, Europe, and Japan deliver the latest on what to expect and why.