Tag: Fashion

Nikita and Bonfire Move Operations to Munich and the Latest on the Brands

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Nikita Clothing, the original streetwear, snowboard, and lifestyle apparel brand for young women, and Bonfire, the snowboard/lifestyle brand for guys, has announced that their parent company, Pretty Great LLC will be operating its European headquarters out of Munich, Germany. According to Boardsports Source, Pretty Great President, Rob Myers, will continue to work out of the […]

Bob Hurley Steps Down as Hurley CEO

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Big news from Nike, owners of Hurley today as it was announced that founder Bob Hurley would be stepping down from the helm as CEO after 16 years. He will transition into a new role where he will focus on building and cultivating the community and extending Nike’s relationships with elite athletes. Here’s more: He […]

American Apparel Finally Files for Bankruptcy After Crazy Ride But Plans Total Restructure

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This has been the apparel saga of the decade as the bumpy ride of American Apparel, a teen retail favorite with more than 230 stories that revolutionized the concept of first-layer fashion and more, finally announced on Sunday, October 4, 2015 that they were filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. In their statement, $90 million in […]

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 […]

Incase, Apple-centric Cult Brand for Go-Pro Generation, Bought by Incipio Technologies

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It’s been clear from the beginning that the designers of the brand Incase targets someone who appreciates the Apple-aesthetic and thinks of their backpacks as an extension of their lifestyles. Instead a loads of straps for carabiners, it’s more important to have departments for one’s tablet, iPhone, or GoPro set-up. It takes into account the […]

Freitag Creates Compostable Denim, Launches Cool, Creative Campaign on a Horse

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Freitag continues push trends when it comes to sustainability, fashion, and style, this time with their five-pocket denim jeans that are completely 100% compostable. First, as they describe it, denim is back in Europe where the name started, “de Nimes” for denim and “genes” in French. Using their F-ABRIC denim, they’ve created denim jeans using […]

Zalando, Who Bought Bread & Butter, Cancels Its B&B Fashion Festival Spin-off as Tempelhof, Plans to Launch Band Aid-Like Charity Event

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Zalando, the online fashion retailer that bought Bread & Butter earlier this year, was planning a fashion festival-like spin-off of the show in January during the Berlin Fashion Week, but do to the refugee crisis plaquing the city of Berlin, has had to change courses and consider humanitarian solutions. Last week, according to Sportswear International, […]

Agenda Ends Winter New York Show and Takes It to Miami Instead in Cool Wynwood Location, Home to Mural Projects During Art Basel

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Big news today from Agenda trade show, the leader in action sports, streetwear, urbanwear apparel, footwear and accessories as they have moved their New York show to Miami. We’re pleased to hear this, especially the cool location and timeframe. Here’s more: On January 18, 2016, Agenda will launch in Miami, FL. We have been holding […]

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 […]

Can It Get Any Worse for American Apparel? 20 Lawsuits, Impending Debt, Talks of Bankruptcy Loom

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American Apparel is in talks for potential bankruptcy just when it seemed like things couldn’t get worse. 17% decline in revenue from $19.4 million in their second quarter to $16.2 million a year ago means they have burned about $23 million in Q2 alone. There are also some 20 lawsuits surrounding the firing of former […]