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New Fall Youth Culture Study Reveals Most Effective Advertising and Sponsorship Patterns, Social Networking, Digital Entertainment, Plus Revealing Trends in Action Sports, Music, Beverages, Food, and Automotive

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Label Networks is pleased to announce the release of their 15th Annual Fall Youth Culture Study 2015! Here’s more: September 15, 2015, Los Angeles, CA–Fresh research and analysis released today from Label Networks’ 15th Fall Youth Culture Study 2015 reveals new shifts in what youth markets think is effective advertising and sponsorship patterns that are […]

Parsons School of Design to Focus on Sustainable Fashion

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Parsons School of Design has a new dean of fashion, Burak Cakmak, who is known for his work as sustainability director for Kering’s Gucci and Stella McCartney, and before that, the Gap. Parsons, which is known as a leader in fashion design education, is also where famous designers such as Marc Jacobs, Anna Sui, and […]

Outdoor Retailer Trade Show to Stay in Salt Lake City Through 2018

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Show organizers for Outdoor Retailer, the largest summer and winter outdoor gear, apparel, accessories and technology tradeshow, announced today that they will be extending their contracts with Salt Lake through Summer 2018. Both Winter and Summer Market shows have been in Salt Lake City since 1996. To ensure all options and concerns were considered regarding […]

Converse Unveils Chuck Taylor All Star II—Updates Look and Materials On the Classic

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The fact that Converse sneakers were first introduced in 1917 and is still going strong is one of most incredible brand success stories out there. This week, after much anticipation especially among sneaker-freakers and bloggers, Converse revealed the Chuck Taylor All Star II with an updated look and materials. “The Chuck Taylor All Star is […]

Fashion Positive Hosts Salon Series—Here’s the Latest from Julie Gilhart and Lewis Perkins with Bionic Yarn about the Future of Sustainable Fashion

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Fashion Positive was launched last November as a response of more fashion designers and industry professionals seeking new ways to make fashion sustainable. It was an initiated and created by Cradle to Cradle Products Institution to figure out regenerative systems in the supply chain and design. Last week, they announced their first salon series in […]

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 […]

Levi Strauss Gets Into DIY/Tailored Services with Launch of Tailor Shop

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Levi’s sees the writing on the wall with their latest concept of creating a Tailor Shop that caters to buyers DIY needs for individualism and creativity especially when it comes to denim. Somewhat similar to Nudie’s denim jeans repair shop (which is based on sustainability), the Levi’s Tailor Shop allows denim-heads to customize using Levi’s […]

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 […]

Vote for Us to Present at SXSW Eco on Youth Culture and Sustainability

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The voting process is now open for presentations to take place during SXSW Eco, October 5-7, 2015 in Austin, TX. Once again, Label Networks is in the running for presenting on our latest analysis and research regarding youth culture and issues of sustainability. Our first presentation concept: “Turning 15 in 2030: Reaching a New Youth […]