Story and Photos by Tom Wallace and Kathleen Gasperini (capsule) trade show was among the trifecta at Modern Assembly in Las Vegas, NV, February 17-19, 2014, along with Agenda and Liberty Fairs that provided exhibitors and fashion industry leaders insights into top brands from Europe, Japan, and North America. Launched by the agency BPMW, which […]
Capsule Captures Mix of European, Japanese, American Brands, Plus Surprises with Compelling Outdoor Brands
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.
Capsule Fashion Trade Show Provides an Alternative to Designer-Streetwear and Contemporary Lifestyle Apparel, Footwear, and Accessories in Vegas, New York, and Paris
Once a niche trade show, Capsule continues to attract brands moving in new directions and buyers interested in a cross-section of street, contemporary, and designer brands.
Designers & Agents in Los Angeles Fashion District Attracts Top Denim Labels Contemporary Designers with Crowd that Indicates West Coast is Leading Trends in Many Aspects of Cutting-edge Fashion
Designers & Agents is a show that takes place in what’s called Fashion Corner in downtown Los Angeles between 9th Street and South Los Angeles St. at the intersection of several buildings including the New Mart, Cooper Building, Lady Liberty, and California Mart–all filled with designer showrooms and contemporary brands ranging from top denim labels, to eco-friendly fashion, footwear, and accessories. Each season, Designers & Agents show takes over the 8th floor of the Cooper Building with a clean and inspiring presentation of select brands from nearby showrooms that come to showcase their collections that has over the years, attracted buyers from around the world.
MAGIC Takes Heat from Main Hall Brands with Re-Vamp Likely; Capsule to Launch Another Show in Vegas During Magic as the Trade Show Wars March On
Fashion trade show industry undergoes heavy changes as large brands re-evaluate and smaller shows continue to attract growing niche brands and buyers.
Trade Show News: Compass Gives Upscale Sneaker Footwear Brands a New Show; MAGIC to Launch ECOllection; Bread & Butter BarcelonaAttracting More Core American StreetFashion Brands
Given that sneaker culture and footwear in general is such a vital part of fashion particularly when it comes to street and contemporary fashion, it’s amazing to us that the old-school trade show, WSA, hasn’t gotten a facelift in years. Now, however, it’s got competition: Compass is the new directional trade show for high-end sneakers and top tier footwear created by BPMW, the founders of another very cool, intimate trade show in NYC called Capsule.