At the World Economic Forum in Davos in January, 2015, former U.S. Vice President Al Gore, Williams and producer Kevin Wall said they are putting together a music event, dubbed Live Earth — Road to Paris, to build support for protecting the climate. The Live Earth locations include China, Sydney, Cape Town, Rio de Janeiro, […]
Pharrell Williams X Al Gore, Live Earth–Road to Paris on June 18, 2015
Urban Dance’s Influence on Street Fashion, Footwear, and Lifestyle Increases as B-Boys, WeB*Girlz, Tecktonik, Voguing Movements Capture a New Generation
Thriving on a global level from Korea to the EU to the US to Russia, urban dance subcultures inspire new trends from the bottom-up. Here’s why.
Who’s Got the Youth Vote ( Who Would Have It If They Could Vote); Plus Who Plans to Vote Mostly; and the Presidential Candidate”Wish” List by 13-25-year-olds
Grn Apple Tree Street Fashion Brand Keeps Music-Inspired Roots for Fall ’08 Collection, but Among New Leaders Moving to Clean Looks with Political, Punk Attitude in Wovens, V-Necks, T-shirts, and Denim
When we met up with Bonner from Grn Apple Tree at Agenda, we had a feeling that the brand had evolved into a cleaner direction and away from last season’s more nu rave inspired color palette. Their booth was by far one of the best on the show floor with clean lines, almost Japanese aesthetics, muted grey background, and a collection that hung on clothing racks made of tree limbs. In essence, it was a booth design they brought back which also happened to correspond with their new Fall ’08 collection including different color palettes in grey, red, black, white, and chocolate colors.
United Fashion Trade Show Shuts Down, to Re-open Again in 2009
United Fashion Trade Show, the only remaining trade show for up-and-coming brands in streetwear, has shut down it’s New York City show and Las Vegas show this summer and Fall.
Who’s Got the Youth Vote ( Who Would Have It If They Could Vote); Plus Who Plans to Vote Mostly; and a Look at the Presidential”Wish” List of Candidates by 13-25-year-olds
In Label Networks’ new Spring Youth Culture Study 2008, we asked a series of questions about the upcoming election to get a sense of just how 13-25-year-olds are voting or would vote if they could, how they feel about their potential future President, who plans on voting (of those that are eligible), and who they “wish” was a Presidential candidate. The results are quite fascinating because in many ways, it provides insight about the future when it comes to politics, and which demographics within youth culture are more likely to get involved compared with others.
H&M’s Path of Intercontinental Domination: European American Youth Markets Preferences for the Store/Brand Make H&M the Company to Watch
Taking a look back at 4 years of consumer data regarding H&M from Germany, the UK, France, Italy, Spain, and the United States, the “H&M Profile Report 2008” delivers insight into how this fast-fashion retailer captures the marketplace. Key resource for anyone hoping to move global yet maintain cred in niche markets.
Sneak Peak at Sneaker Culture Trends from Label Networks’ Capacity-Crowd Presentation at MAGIC Provides Insight on Why the Marketplace Continues to Rock Fashion
Coming off the trade shows last week including MAGIC, Project, Pool, and United, Label Networks has decided to provide subscribers insight into some of the highlights from our presentation which took place on February 13 and 14th to maximum-capacity crowds.
Japan’s Retail Warrior Uniqlo Steps-up Its Digital Shopping Integration on Its Way to Becoming”The New Gap but Different” -Label Networks Profile Data on the Store/Retailer Quantifies How Success Came to Be
It’s not unusual that the highly popular store and brand Uniqlo, originally out of Japan and now quickly taking over key cities as most-liked shopping destination among 13-30-year-olds in North America, would work fast in creating a digital lifestyle and shopping experience for the brand overall.