ENK International announced yesterday, November 15, 2012, that it has been purchased by Advanstar Global, owners of MAGIC, Project, Street, S.L.A.T.E., and Pool. ENK ran shows that often competed with MAGIC, for example, taking place during the same timeframes and nearby locations, including shows such as ENK New York, ENK Vegas, and the Fashion Coterie, […]
U.S.A.’s Largest Fashion Trade Show, Owned by Advanstar, Just Got Bigger
Project/reed Installation at S.L.A.T.E. Delivers Snapshop of Most Coveted Collabs in Street Culture
Project and S.L.A.T.E. fashion trade shows August 20-24 in Las Vegas also offered a variety of inspiring installations and creative areas where attendees could pick up on why certain trends were blossoming compared with others and where the inspirations were originating. From the perspective of youth culture and street, one such prolific area was the […]
Magic, S.L.A.T.E, Street, Workroom, and Project Fashion Trade Shows Illustrate Dichotomy of Styles from Americana, Vintage, Heritage, to Prep Pastels, Neon Ravewear, Skate Influences, and Distinct Denim
Story and Photos by Kathleen Gasperini and Tom Wallace From August 20-24, 2012, Las Vegas, NV becomes the hotbed for fashion industry players as thousands of fashionistas, buyers, retailers, and media gather from every genre of fashion, footwear, and accessories within the global landscape. Despite the lingering economic global hardship, it was clear that orders […]
The New Tribes of Skateboarding: A Fractured Industry Opens Doors to New Styles, Brands, and Streetwear Crossovers in the State of Skate
With more than 350 people packing the Mandalay Bay conference room for Label Networks presentation “Action Sports and Streetwear: Youth Culture Influences Creating New Platforms Across Industries” at MAGIC/S.L.A.T.E./Project fashion trade shows on August 20, 2012, it confirmed that there are many brands and retailers with questions and ideas about the changing state of action […]
Upcoming MAGIC and Project Highlights: Nudie’s RePairReDuseReUse; Made for Good’s Collective on Giving; Sourcing’s Made in America = The New Black; S.L.A.T.E’s New Brands; Project 10; Pool’s Coolness; Capsule’s ATL—Above Tree Line
From August 20-24, 2012, fashion players from around the world descend on Las Vegas for the multi-conglomeration of fashion trade shows that cover every type of fashion, accessories, footwear, and sourcing available in the world. For Label Networks, we’re proud to be a presenter at the shows, which annually prove to be highly anticipated with […]
Fashion Trade Shows Reveal Dichotomy Between Nostalgia Americana and Camo Classics to Beach Boys Infused Kaleidoscope Colors, and In-Between Californication
Vegas fashion trade shows are currently in full swing as the world’s top fashionistas, buyers, exhibitors, media, and celebs have come to America’s biggest shows of the year from February 12-15, 2012 to check out the latest from MAGIC, Project, Workroom, (capsule), S.L.A.T.E., Street, Pool, and others. From our perspective of youth culture trends, we […]
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
Label Networks to Present at MAGIC: Youth Culture Fashion Lifestyle Trends: Influences from Music, Sports, Streets, Technology
2 highly-anticipated presentations at MAGIC! Free for attendees, but come early as we tend to pack the 300-max capacity room fast.
MAGIC Fashion Trade Show, S.L.A.T.E., and Street -Complex Elements of Streetwear, Sports Inspired, Goth, Urban Presents a Memorable Experience
Like many trade shows doing more to create a unique atmosphere, MAGIC got creative with the addition of skate-influences, cool street art exhibitions, top DJ’s in heavy rotation, even a fixed-bike give-away. And yes, it was a working show: buyers wrote orders.
Extreme Americana -Haute Military, Eclectic Camo, Great Outdoors-Inspirations, and Japanese Re-Interpretations Outline a Growing New Subculture
One of several specific trends emerging from the fashion trade shows last week include a new, more extreme take on Americana fashion providing a unique angle within heritage.