After 12 years of designing for Billabong, Mandy Fry has left to join a new position at Volcom as Vice President of Women’s—a division they hope to strengthen in the coming years. This announcement, which came yesterday, May 16, 2013, from Volcom, is another blow to beleaguered Billabong which is going through its own series […]
Designer from Billabong Jumps-Ship for Volcom
Billabong Halted Trading, Attempts to Raise $225 Million, Yet Billabong’ 6th Design for Humanity Massive Event Still On
Billabong’s Design for Humanity event over the past 5 years has been one extraordinary event, taking place in a “NYC” backlot in Paramount Studios in Hollywood featuring an array of bands, a runaway show of their upcoming collection, and a new beneficiary from art auction and ticket sales proceeds. However the announcement of the 6th […]
Billabong’s Deisgn for Humanity Event Brings Music, Sports, and Cause-Related Fundraising Together Topped-off with an Epic, 70’s Inspired Beach Culture Runway Fashion Show
Fast becoming a must-see event at the NY Street backlot at Paramount Studios in Hollywood, scores of industry players, fashionistas, musicians, and athletes gathered for a good cause.
ASR Runway Show Remains a Highlight of the Trade Show Featuring Latest Trends in Swimsuits and Beach Style for Summer 2011
Now a must-see event during ASR, the swimsuit runway show featured bikinis with retro and progressive designs, lots of neon, patterns, beach lifestyle with a more urban edge.
Action Sports Round-up 1: Women in Surf: WOW -Women On Waves at Cali Surf Museum; TWS Surf Girl Cover Featuring Stephanie Gilmore; Billabong’s Design for Humanity
H&M Launches Two Powerful Campaigns: Fashion Against Aids and Save the Oceans with WWF
Leaders in many ways, from design to new media marketing campaigns, this fast-fashion giant’s latest two campaigns taps into humanitarian and eco-savvy youth culture. Plus, their latest bikini campaign.
Nikita Street Fashion for Girls Crosses the American-European Divide with Fresh Collections Including an Exploding Denim Line, Outerwear, Bikinis, Hoodies, and Upper-end Street Contemporary
Unique silhouettes, patterns, colors, and of course, back story, make Nikita an anomaly of a brand that simply keeps getting better as demand increases.
Coachella Music Arts Festival Mixes Pioneering Performers from Prince to Portishead with Burgeoning Artists Like Metric, Data Rock, and Hot Chip, Resulting in a Ripple-Effect that Will Impact Music Culture
As the first festival of the summer circuit, Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival produced by Goldenvoice, which took place last weekend April 25-27, is where you’ll see a good chunk of the bands that will be doing the festival circuit this summer. It’s also the place where new up-and-coming bands, particularly in the indie rock genre, electronica, rave, and synth are showcasing for the first time in front of larger audiences, particularly internationally as a lot of these bands will hit up the European festival circuit later in the summer.
Surfing’s Evolution as a Sport and Lifestyle Has Changed Again: Label Networks Examines Who Loves Surfing; Who Doesn’t (and Why); Plus Viewership Patterns, Size of Market, Top Surf Brands, New Opportunities
While the best big surf events tend to happen in the Northern Hemisphere’s winter months, such as the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing series including the Reef Hawaiian Pro, O’Neill World Cup, Roxy Pro, Billabong Pipeline Masters, Billabong Women’s Pro and Quicksilver’s big-wave Eddie Aikau (all in Hawaii), and Maverick’s Big Wave Surf Competition in Half Moon Bay, surfing tends to be on the “consumer” radar more so in the summer obviously, when people head to the beach, regardless of often flat surf conditions.
Coachella Music Arts Festival Kicks-off Summer Styles with a Nod to Retro, Rave, Boho, Bathing Suits, Unofficially Making It THE Place to Spot Upcoming Summer Trend-Part 1
As the first festival of the summer circuit, Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival produced by Goldenvoice, which took place last weekend April 25-27 in the blazing sun on the polo fields of Indio near Palm Desert, has become the unofficial kick-off point to summer season fashion.