Oakley has always been known for having some of the most leading-edge eyewear, from lenses that can practically stop a speeding bullet to fielding text messages and phone calls. Their latest innovation in this season’s goggle launch however takes the cake: Called the Airwave, this goggle, which looks more like large golden ant eyes, will […]
The Rise of Steampunk: Growing Influences with Antiquated Technology, Industrialization, Goth, and DIY, Steampunk Has Become Yesterday’s Future
Steampunk has captured the attention of a new generation fascinated with the Victorian era, but coming from an age of technology. Result = punk, antiquated steam-engine subculture influencing fashion, music, entertainment, and clever inventions.
Success of Largest Anime Expo Illustrates Importance and Influence of Anime, Manga on Youth Culture in Entertainment, Fashion, Accessories, and Lifestyles
Character fashion crosses over into the real-world while fans of one of the fastest growing forms of entertainment take trends to the next level. Let’s just say there’s no recession here.
Volcom Acquires Electric Visual Evolution for $25.25 Million -Label Networks Takes a Look at What This Means Where the Brand Ranks Among Youth Culture Opportunities for Growth Based on Demographics
On January 16th, Volcom announced their all-cash offer to acquire Electric Visual Evolution -one of the hottest sunglass brands in action sports, known for their lightening bolt logo. Under the terms, Volcom will pay Electric shareholders $25.25 million. Volcom says that Electric will remain a stand-alone brand as a subsidiary of Volcom.