Data, images, style trends, top online retail from Label Networks’ Music Youth Culture Profile Report 2009 indicate where things are headed in the world of merch, key influences, and market opportunities within global youth culture lifestyles.
Nu Rave Fashion’s Evolution: Street Snaps from Label Networks’ Reporters Capture Subculture of Styles, Colors, Inspirational Brands, and Their Muses
New takes on neon, steovepipes, accessories among youth culture have created fresh concepts in the subculture of nu rave fashion, moving now towards synth-punk %u201880’s with hip-hop/hyphy influences.
Coachella Music Arts Festival Mixes Pioneering Performers from Prince to Portishead with Burgeoning Artists Like Metric, Data Rock, and Hot Chip, Resulting in a Ripple-Effect that Will Impact Music Culture
As the first festival of the summer circuit, Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival produced by Goldenvoice, which took place last weekend April 25-27, is where you’ll see a good chunk of the bands that will be doing the festival circuit this summer. It’s also the place where new up-and-coming bands, particularly in the indie rock genre, electronica, rave, and synth are showcasing for the first time in front of larger audiences, particularly internationally as a lot of these bands will hit up the European festival circuit later in the summer.
Alice Bands, Metallic Headbands, Feathers, Flowers Provide New Accents on Key Summer Hair Accessories for Both Genders
We first mentioned Alice bands in our European Cred Reports from last summer as the prevalence of these skinny bands, which young people in the UK call “Alice” bands” (as in Alice in Wonderland), started gaining momentum as seen on the heads of festival goers.
Music Fashion and the Power of Grassroots Marketing: So Why Aren’t More Brands Using It?
Perhaps it’s a rhetorical question, but each year as we move into summer music tour season, we often ask ourselves given the importance of music in connecting with youth culture, why more brands don’t use it? Music is at the vortex of youth culture lifestyle and is the most essential culture to track in terms of reaching 13-25-year-olds globally. More than sports, fashion, TV entertainment, or technology, music is the thread that links the youth culture marketplace across all economic levels, regions, ethnicities, age groups, and genders.
Coachella Music Arts Festival Kicks-off Summer Styles with a Nod to Retro, Rave, Boho, Bathing Suits, Unofficially Making It THE Place to Spot Upcoming Summer Trend-Part 1
As the first festival of the summer circuit, Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival produced by Goldenvoice, which took place last weekend April 25-27 in the blazing sun on the polo fields of Indio near Palm Desert, has become the unofficial kick-off point to summer season fashion.
Youth Culture Fashion Redefines Itself with Adaptations to Street, Urban, Urban Superior, and Contemporary, Providing New Dangers to Brands Getting Profiled
Revealing discoveries from fresh research quantifies which former top brands are now tumbling and why, who’s the new kid on the block, and how economic shifts are influencing spending patterns, preferences, even fashion classifications.
White-on-white, Neon Splashes, Lego Accessorie-Nu Rave X Hip-Hop Culture = the Future in Upper-Street Style
Everyone wants a piece of style, even if it's simply wearing a unique belt buckle or owning a coveted sticker posted carefully on a beloved beat-up car. The growing fascination for personal style and piece of personal couture has reached a new crossroads in street fashion, and the evolution of this movement includes a distinct trend: Streetwear styles are quickly evolving into the ironic high-end.