Category: T-shirts

Bright Tradeshow in Berlin to Move Locations, Adds Brands Like DC, Nikita, Levis to Its Streetwear Roster

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Bright fashion trade show in Berlin has become one of the leading destinations for streetwear and action sports-inspired fashion, footwear, and accessories. Last week they announced a new location for their upcoming show, July 8-10, 2015, which is the same time as other shows such as Bread & Butter Berlin and SEEK, that will put […]

Quiksilver Q2 Fiscal Results Are Down, 2015 Forecasts Adjusted

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Quiksilver released their second quarter financial results which were way off from being a good sign of reversal. CEO Pierre Agnes says they have to back-peddle from previous predictions. “Currency exchange fluctuations are a major headwind this year, with a negative impact of roughly thirty million dollars to the initial EBITDA guidance for fiscal 2015. […]

Bread & Butter Trade Show Announces New Investor, Zalando, the Berlin-Based Online Platform for Fashion

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Bread & Butter has made an announcement today, June 8, 2015, regarding a new investor for the trade show, Zalando. Zalando is the Berlin-based online platform for fashion. With the help of Zalando, insolvency proceedings should be closed by 1st October 2015. The BBB team and concept and Zalando are a very good match, and […]

Misfit Summer Camp: 20 Years on the Road with the Vans Warped Tour–Book by Kevin Lyman, Photos by Lisa Johnson

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The definitive book covering the first two decades of the Vans Warped Tour, the quintessential rite-of-passage for American teens, is now in book form. “Misfit Summer Camp: 20 Years on the Road with the Vans Warped Tour,” by Kevin Lyman and Howie Abrams and photos by legendary music photography Lisa Johnson contains 200 explosive pages […]

Murder Charges Filed Against Owners of Rana Plaza, Brings Topic of Ethical Fashion Once Again to Forefront, and How this Influences New Buyers of Gen-Z

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Two years since the Rana Plaza collapse killing 1,133 people in garment district Dhaka, Bangladesh, police have filed murder charges against 41 people, including the owners. It was the worst disaster in the history of fashion and sparked outrage among many brands, particularly those in ethical fashion. It launched a rallying cry and movement called […]

Hot Topic Buys Geeknet for $122 Million, Adds More Online Retail, Gaming, Sci-Fi

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Hot Topic, the teen brand and retailer that is highly desirable by youth culture shoppers and continues to perform well as revealed in our 15th Annual Spring Youth Culture Study 2015, announced on Tuesday, May 26, 2015, that is was buying Geeknet for $122 million. This means that Hot Topic is moving into the realm […]

Hip-Hop Fashion Documentary by Nas, “Fresh Dressed” Provides the Scoop on Fashion’s Relationship to the Musical Genre

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This is one of the more interesting documentaries on fashion influences and scene during the growth of hip-hop in the early days. Produced by Nas and directed by Sacha Jenkins, “Fresh Dressed” taps into the best talents in the biz and how fashion shaped the industry, including Kanye West who talks about why he wanted […]

Shepard Fairey Receives Honorary Doctorate from Pratt Institute, Launches Detroit Mural Project

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Shepard Fairey tends to love working in cities that are not necessarily the mainstream, and if anything, wanton for new inspiration and ideas in the midst of various urban detritus. His upcoming mural project and show in Detroit is one such example. Before heading out with his crew to tackle a 180-foot by 60-foot mural […]

New Designer Collaboration for H&M Announced: Balmain from Paris, First Pieces Debuted at Billboard Music Awards

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H&M has revealed their next designer collaboration with Balmain from Paris, and did so with significant panache during the Billboard Music Awards last weekend.  Called #HMBalmaination, Balmain, a veritable bastion of French luxury, under the creative directorship of young Olivier Rousteing, has grown into a global pop-culture phenomenon. He and his friends Kendall Jenner and […]

Dov Charney, Former American Apparel CEO, Sues Standard General LP

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The ongoing saga of the fate of American Apparel continues, this time with former CEO Dov Charney suing Standard General LP, controllers of the brand, of false claims that he was fired based on an independent investigation by an outside law firm. According to Charney, it’s a “sham.” According to the complaint filed at the […]