The Vans Warped Tour kick-off March 29, 2012 at the Club Nokia in downtown Los Angeles marked the official call that summer music tour season is about to begin. Coming into its 18th year, it can easily claim the title of the longest running music tour in North America. Kevin Lyman, founder and director of […]
18th Vans Warped Tour Kick-off Announces Fresh Changes for the Upcoming Summer Tour, Headliners Rise Against, All Time Low, The Used, Anti-Flag, Taking Back Sunday, and More
Atlanta–New Book by Michael Schmelling Featuring Andre 3000 and Chronicling How Atlanta Replaced NYC as Hip-Hop Capital
An insider look at the underage party scene of young musicians, fans, underground hip-hop with Gucci Mane, Shawty Lo, The-Dream that turned Atlanta into the new default music scene.
China Denim Market -Surprises in Top Brands, Buying Power, Spending among Youth Market
In Label Networks’ 3rd annual China Youth Culture Study covering 15-30-year-olds across Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangzhou, despite the global economic downturn, there are new markets with great possibilities for fashion brands, particularly denim.
LeSAPE Generation of Central Africa Is Redefining Modern-Day Sartorialists
When President Mobutu banned Western suits in the Congo in the %u201850’s, an entire zoot-suit backlash was launched, which today has been redefined with attitude inspiring new looks from top designers.
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Vans Warped Tour Kick-off Party Symbolic of What to Expect from Summer’s Largest and Longest Musical Tour
Celebrating its 15th year, Kevin Lyman presented to music industry press and fans what to expect from Warped this summer, including top bands making an impact.
Urban Dance’s Influence on Street Fashion, Footwear, and Lifestyle Increases as B-Boys, WeB*Girlz, Tecktonik, Voguing Movements Capture a New Generation
Thriving on a global level from Korea to the EU to the US to Russia, urban dance subcultures inspire new trends from the bottom-up. Here’s why.
Hipster Rap Revival and How the New-School Version of this Music Genre is Impacting Fashion, Home Recording Biz, and other Cultural Industries
The deconstruction of an older era into something altogether new is what creates the ripples effects of change by crossing many boundaries. Here’s information about one of the biggies.
Street Fashion Meets Art at the Premiere of THELABELLAB Exhibition at Crewest Gallery Featuring Cardboard Robot, Miss Wax, Andrew Hanson, Original Hip-Hop Chocolate
Fashion art have always maintained an intertwined relationship, particularly when it comes to street fashion and graffiti art. On March 15th during the wrap-up of a busy LA Fashion Week, Label Networks debuted its first LABELLAB EXHIBITION at Crewest Gallery in downtown Los Angeles featuring live fashion art installations created by THELABELLAB members’ Cardboard Robot, Andrew Hanson, Miss Wax, and Original Hip-Hop Chocolate. The Exhibition marked the first live incarnation for emerging street fashion brands to depict their independent style through artistic installations in a unique gallery in downtown Los Angeles.