There’s been a lot of movement in the world of fashion trade shows as the industry gears-up for another round. First, Magic Marketplace, run by Advanstar Communications, which is owned by UBM PLC, has made another big change in the year that it’s owned it. First, Chris DeMoulin, who was the president of Magic, will […]
Trade Show Round-up: Capsule Move’s Men’s Show; MAGIC Gets New Boss; Denim Premiere Sports Coachella Trends and Sustainability
Liberty Fairs Brings Heritage, Modern Renegade, Architectural Patterns, and New Spins on Nature, and Sport-Inspired Lifestyle Fashion Leaders Together
Liberty Fairs fashion trade show is quickly becoming the most progressive gathering of the tribes across a range of inspiring fashion, accessories, footwear, and beauty. The Las Vegas edition from February 16-18, 2015, is part of the Modern Assembly collaboration with other shows including Agenda and Capsule. There were many aspects to the growing popularity […]
Liberty Fairs Brings Intelligent Style, Leading-edge Denim, and Reconstructed Streetwear to the Forefront
Story and photos by Tom Wallace and Kathleen Gasperini There’s no question that Liberty Fairs, now in its 4th show, reminds those of us in the fashion industry of the early days of Project. The show, which was launched by Sam Ben-Avraham, the original founder of Project, has made his latest incarnation of a trade […]
WeSC Buys Back U.S. License from Oved Apparel Group, Names New America CEO
We Are the Superlative Conspiracy (WeSC) decided to bring back its license deal, a 10-year arrangement with Oved Apparel, which also has license deals with brands such as PRPS and Modern Culture, in-house in the U.S. to try and get the brand back in line with the American marketplace. According to an interview in WWD […]
Coachella Music and Arts Festival 2012 Round-up: Music Highlights, Festival Fashion, and the Rise of Hologram Madness
Weekend 1 of Coachella Music and Arts Festival April 13-15, 2012 in Indio, CA, produced by Goldenvoice brought with it an explosion of great music, artistic inspiration, gorgeous scenery, and Tupac from the dead. The hologram of the famous rapper, who “joined” Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg during the closing set on Sunday night has […]
The Power of T-shirts in Youth Culture Markets, from Branding to Retail to Creating Entire Movements for Change -Label Networks Takes an In-Depth at the New Landscape, Trends, and Fresh Data
T-shirts have never been more important in youth culture fashion, often creating entire brands through cool messages and graphics. Moving into plans for 2012, here’s a recap of where things stand
Americana Fashion’s Latest Subculture -Reflections of Past California
A new twist on a retro culture, the latest mash-ups feature pure West Coast vibes. Here’s hot it’s inspiring fashion, footwear, collabs, art and style from this growing movement.
Thrift Shopping Influences in Fashion and Fresh Shopping Pattern Trends Among Youth Culture -New Data from Label Networks’ Summer Back-to-School Study 2011
Sneak-peak at the highly anticipated Summer Youth Culture Report–Back-to School 2011 starting with shopping patterns in an important category and what this means for the fashion industry.
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.