Story and Photo by Tom Wallace and Kathleen Gasperini Outdoor Retailer at the Salt Lake Palace, UT, is the premiere outdoor trade show in the U.S., which featured 1,036 exhibitors, and an estimated 22,000 attendees over the course of 4 days running from January 20-24, 2015. Key themes this winter included the usual technical outerwear […]
Outdoor Retailer Trade Show Features Refreshing Themes Including Urban and Modern Outdoorsman, Twists on Heritage, and Fashion Representing a New Kind of Buyer
Crossover Outdoor X Urban Fashion On the Rise—Outdoor Retailer to Debut Venture Out
In the past few years, there’s been an interesting trend emerging in streetwear and urban contemporary with a crossover of outdoors. From camp-inspired collections, to actual tents from brands like Poler, to Swiss Army becoming an accessories staple exhibiting at shows like Capsule and Agenda, the urban outdoorsman has become a bona fide category of […]
Paris Vogue Fashion Night Out Street Photo Report: Live from Colette = Hipsters, Designers, Footwear, and Models
Starting off at the concept store Colette in Paris during the 4th annual Vogue Fashion Night Out Sept 6, 2012, on the rue Saint-Honore featured an ideal location for latest trends in high-end streetwear. The store opened for hipsters and designers starting at 6 p.m. and within minutes, the queue out front stretched 3 blocks. […]
Street-Art Round-up: Swoon’s Musical House in New Orleans; JR’s latest Inside Out Video Release
Two projects changing cultural perceptions and possibility through street art concepts and public support.
Gap Profits Fall, But Pushes Ecomm Plan and Return of Khakis; Aeropostale Blows Doors (in a good way); CFDA Announces Retail Revitalization Event; IMG and 505 Games to Produce Fashion Week Game
Fall Out Boy’s New Video Game Blends Music and Gaming for Greater Fan Interactive Fun
Detour Festival in the Streets of Los Angeles with Gogol Bordello, The Mars Volta, Hercules & Love Affair, Cut Copy, and DataRock Among Others Provide Glimpse of a Vibrant Future Downtown
Cultural revival is happening in downtown Los Angeles as it continues to establish itself as a leader of the music scene as indicated by the popularity of the Detour Music Festival.
Wearable Technologies and Connecting with the Future -Latest Trends in Technology as Fashion
Often technology experts work isolated from fashion designers, however growing trends in wearable technologies, from Nintendo gaming devices and iced-out iPods as necklaces, to colorful headphone collaborations, GPS navjackets and “friend finders,” some brands are tapping into new opportunities for both industries by creating across traditional boundaries.