On the last day of Berlin Fashion Week, July 10, 2015, as the trade shows wrap-up across the city, and Agenda wraps-up in Long Beach, CA, Bright, known for its streetwear and action sports-inspired brands, announced that The Premium Group, which runs Premium and Seek, has bought them for an undisclosed amount. Bright founders Marco […]
Bright Streetwear and Action Sports Trade Show Gets Bought by Premium
Bright Tradeshow in Berlin to Move Locations, Adds Brands Like DC, Nikita, Levis to Its Streetwear Roster
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 […]
Women’s Team USA Olympic Snowboard Team Proves Huge Talent As Kaitlyn Farrington Claim Gold, Kelly Clark Wins Bronze
The gap in talent between the women’s U.S. snowboarding team at the Sochi Olympics and the rest of the field (other than Torah Bright from Australia) has once again been proven. Today, February 12, 2014, Kaitlyn Farrington won the gold, two-time gold medalist Kelly Clark claimed the bronze, and Hannah Teter came in 4th. Only […]
Shaun White Pulls-out of Slopestyle at Sochi Olympics; Torah Bright Agrees Course Not World-Class
Just when the International Olympic Committee (IOC) thought they had another event that would attract a younger crowd, not to mention the star-power of two-time gold medalist Shaun White, the Sochi Olympic course for the snowboarding Slopestyle event which is to debut this winter, has been debated as not up to world class standards. Some […]
MAGIC, S.L.A.T.E., Street, Workroom, Project, Pool, (capsule)—Label Networks’ Review of America’s Largest Fashion Trade Show Scene and Where Trends Are Headed
Story and Photos by Kathleen Gasperini and Tom Wallace The flurry of fashion trade shows in Las Vegas from February 12-15, 2012 bring with them a diverse angle of what’s taking shape in fashion from a wide spectrum of genres particularly in the United States. While we mostly concentrate on youth culture influences, including streetwear, […]
Sneaker Report 2011 -Label Networks’ Analysis on Top Styles, Colors, and Reasons Why Certain Brands Now Resonate with Youth Culture More Than Others
Three distinct movements among a new generation of consumers are changing the course of footwear trends, particularly sneakers. Here’s what’s going on.
Berlin Round-up: Fashion Week, Bread & Butter, Bright Trade Shows, plus Tony Hawk and Friends
Fast becoming the place to be July 7-10, Berlin pulled out all the stops when it came to kicking-off fashion season and trade shows, including a stopover by Hawk and friends.
Sports Round-up: Swell Surf Show Takes Over Manhattan; Full Bleed Skateboarding Book Debuts Covering NYC Scene; Plus Presentation Announcements–Label Networks to Present at OR; Trade Show and Retail Updates: B&B, Bright, Agenda, Billabong, Adidas Originals Denim
It’s a busy time of year for the sporting world, ranging from art shows to marketing, trade shows, and retail changes. Here’s the scoop.
Women’s Halfpipe Olympic Snowboarding Results Illustrated Big Maneuvers That Inspired the World
Taking a look at women’s snowboarding halfpipe in the Olympics and what this means for the sport based on performances, young women and our global data, and opportunities in the future.
Back-to-School Gothic-Lolita-Not Just for Harajuku Girls Anymore
Back-to-school fashion meets with a heavy influence of Goth, Loli, Fairey Kei, J-Rock, Anime this year as J-Pop has officially invaded. (Alice in Wonderland Loli.) Street report on top brands, styles, accessories.