In their 5th year as a sponsor of the Coachella Music and Arts Festival, H&M has had a busy week already. But yesterday, at Coachella, they announced their next designer collaboration with Alexander Wang, and the release of their latest Sustainability Report from 2013. In terms of the collaboration, this partnership marks the first time […]
H&M Announces at Coachella Next Designer Collab with Alexander Wang; Plus Release of Sustainability Report
Capsule New York Men’s Show Brings Directional Brands, Stylists, Buyers Together in Uniquely Themed Show Featuring Amy Jean Porter’s Band of Wild Horses
Capsule tends to follow a theme which gives the show a cohesive, particular flair. Brands featured provide latest insight on leading-edge men’s contemporary, particularly what you’ll see in top boutiques next season.
A Tribute to Alexander McQueen
Highlights from the legendary designer and how he influenced many in fashion, footwear, and modern theater.
Retail Round-up: VF Corp Down but Vans is Up; Abercrombie & Fitch Re-Bounds; Hot Topic’s”Twilight” Merch Sinking; Sad Good-bye to Alexander McQueen
This roller coaster round-up indicates what new strategies and brands are working in youth culture, and what’s not.
Target’s McQ Market Pop-up in NYC Evokes Urban Nostalgia; H&M Increases Organic Cotton Usage and Makes Recycled Polyester Apparel
Big-Box retail and fast-fashion round-up indicates positive new directions, from pop-up masstige to going greener.
Retail and Brand Economic Round-up: Target’s Downturn and McQ Collaboration; Abercrombie & Fitch Loses Cred but Not in Europe; Quiksilver Closes Rossi Sale and Launches Street-inspired 2009/10 Outerwear; Volcom Remains the Hidden Gem
Youth culture retail and branding strategies continue to evolve through economic downturn. Here’s what’s up with some main players.
Big-Box Retailers’ Masstige Moves: H&M’s Highly Anticipated Collection from Comme des Garcons Drops in Harajuku; Target’s Designer Collaboration Program Announced with Alexander McQueen
Moving full-steam ahead with the masstige movement of high-low collaborations, H&M and Target figured out how to create the hype of “wanting” something vs. “needing” something in times of economic crisis.