This Fall, expect a wide spectrum of genres particularly in the United States, when it comes to streetwear and urban contemporary outerwear, especially jackets. In higher-end streetwear (what Bread and Butter types call “urbanwear” which in our American eyes would be mistaken for say, Fubu, and why no one here dares call cutting-edge brands like […]
Streetwear and Urban Contemporary Fall Jackets Bring Mix of Camo, Wool, Multi-Dimensional Patterns, and Retro Re-Makes of the Classic Denim
MAGIC’s S.L.A.T.E. Fashion Trade Show Provides Fresh Platform for Progressive Street Lifestyle Brands
Shows within THE SHOW was the theme of MAGIC International Fashion Trade Show this year, with one of the highlights being a new home for progressive street and lifestyle fashion brands called S.L.A.T.E.
3sixteen Tops the Charts as a Brand That Transcends”Streetwear” Through Quality, Timeless Designs, Attention to Construction
When we first met up with the 3sixteen guys, Johan out of LA, Andrew out of New York, and designer Jeff Hamada at their booth deep in MAGIC’s South Hall area last season, it was a little strange that they were there. For one thing, the 3sixteen collection looked as though it could transcend into, as Bread & Butter Barcelona would put it, “Urban Superior” rather than amidst the usual street fashion fare. Beautifully cut outerwear jackets in textured wool, flannel tapered tops, clean denim, and T-shirt graphics representing inspiration from a variety of sources, including religious references, were attention-grabbing and seemed a step-up and out of where streetwear currently stands today.
Bread & Butter Barcelona Delivers Fresh Alternatives to Traditional Fashion Trade Fair-Fresh Reports from Denim Base, Urban Superior, Sport & Street, Fashion Now, and The Source
Bread & Butter Barcelona is the leading-edge fashion trade show when it comes to the industries of denim, street fashion, urban superior, and sports styles. This week, we deliver fresh news from the show, including updates from the denim conference in the Source area, and runway shows from G-Star and Desigual.
Volcom Buys It’s Japanese Distributor, Plus How the Street Fashion Scene Differs in Japan vs. USA
Japan continues be a hotbed target for Volcom as they continue to move internationally, however as we’ve studied, the street fashion scene, especially in Tokyo, is far different than what you’ll find anywhere else.
Bread & Butter Barcelona Wrap-up Report Shows Why this International Trade Fair Continues to Blow Doors on Expectations, Raising the Bar on What’s Possible
Bread & Butter Barcelona warp-up report from Label Networks indicates that while attendance was down, it’s still the leading show for European industries of denim, street fashion, urban superior, and sports styles.