Story and Photos by Tom Wallace and Kathleen Gasperini The big question is why is the outdoor lifestyle becoming more popular? The jam-packed Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2014 from January 21-24, 2014, in Salt Lake City, UT, was energetic, inspirational, a networking hub, and business-central for a marketplace that seems less effected by the economic […]
Streetwear and Urban Contemporary Fall Jackets Bring Mix of Camo, Wool, Multi-Dimensional Patterns, and Retro Re-Makes of the Classic Denim
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 […]
Top On the”Don’t” List for Bad Fashion for 2010 Goes to Burton as They Unveil the Official USA Olympic Uniforms
Taking a prime opportunity to make the USA shine in a sport we created, Burton’s team uniforms take a major fashion step backwards.
Urban Cycling and How Fixies Are Transforming the Cult of Transportation Into a Lifestyle
Looking at our own %u2018hood in downtown LA and the upcoming Bicycle Film Festival as it rolls through town, we trace the trends of urban transport and growth of an important new sporting lifestyle through urban cycling.
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.
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.
GenArt’s “The New Garde” Show Kicks-off LA Fashion Week in Downtown Los Angeleswith Jesse Kamm, JMARY, le sang des bete-3 New Innovative LA Designers Featuring Dresses, Vests, Denim, Shirts, Unique Jackets
GenArt traditionally starts off the LA Fashion Week events by hosting their show on the first Friday kick-off, usually choosing a fresh location that sets the mood of what to expect during the next week. On Friday night March 7th for their 5th Anniversary of the “The New Garde” show, GenArt had again chosen a surprising location -The Hotel Park Plaza in downtown Los Angeles.