Story and Photos by Kathleen Gasperini and Tom Wallace From July 10-11, 2013 Agenda NYC at 82 Mercer Street transforms this hipster part of SoHo into a gathering of the tribes for industry players in streetwear, urbanwear, and skate-inspired footwear and apparel. It’s also home to creative wearable technologies such as Beats by Dre, G-Shock, […]
Backpacks and Shoulder Bags Trends Move Towards Heritage Returning to Craftsmanship with Nostalgic Vibe
Backpacks in the traditional sense are getting a make-over these days as new “heritage” brands and streetwear are turning to creating their own versions of this key utilitarian accessory. No longer the territory of a monopolized few, the standard schoolyard Jansport, or even super-techy versions with built-in music listening device pockets and secret headphone holes, […]
Native Americana Gets Camo Splash Mixed with 70’s Vibe and Prep–Producing Very Modern Twists On Retro As Seen at Project, MAGIC, and Workroom Fashion Trade Shows
Street Trend Report: Music Tour and Festival Top Popular Accessories and Trends Among Young Female Fashionistas
Scouring fans of music tours this season for top accessory and embellishment trends, our field reporters have created a unique report sure to turn into key styles for Fall/Winter.
Agenda Trade Show Huntington Beach Brings the Action Sports Fashion Tribes Together with Streetwear for an Ultimate Blend of Styles
New finds at Agenda, plus a mix of classic older brands showcasing edgy-retro styles made for a unique mix that stoked buyers and attendees.
Project New York Brings Creativity, Commerce, Contemporary Fashion and the Art of Craftsmanship”To-Gether”
New initiatives including Made by Project featuring 11 artisanal brands making items on-site adds the nod to craftsmanship within the evolution of this show.
Street Fashion Report: Navajo Prints, Native American Themes, Feathers, Beads Among Top Trends for Summer
Return to Native American patterns in fashion and accessories have created some interesting summer styles mixed with classics such as denim and leather belts.
Agenda Trade Show -Forum for Action Sports and Streetwear Brands Goes Big as the Kick-off to Fashion Trade Show Season Starts
Agenda proves that it was time for a new crossover show between action sports, streetwear, footwear, and denim. Here’s to taking it to the next level.
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.