Three distinct movements among a new generation of consumers are changing the course of footwear trends, particularly sneakers. Here’s what’s going on.
Sneaker Report 2011 -Label Networks’ Analysis on Top Styles, Colors, and Reasons Why Certain Brands Now Resonate with Youth Culture More Than Others
Project Trade Show Review: The Irony of New Heritage, Re-make of Prep, 50’s Denim, and How Americana Has Gone Global
Known as one of America’s best denim lifestyle trade shows, Project attracted best in the industry, with several new brand surprises and old brand reinventions.
Capsule Fashion Trade Show Provides an Alternative to Designer-Streetwear and Contemporary Lifestyle Apparel, Footwear, and Accessories in Vegas, New York, and Paris
Once a niche trade show, Capsule continues to attract brands moving in new directions and buyers interested in a cross-section of street, contemporary, and designer brands.
Project’s Fall Fashion Show Creates New Excitement for Denim, Contemporary, and Premium Street Brands Attracting Scores of Leading Retailers and Buyers Interested Discovering New Season Collections and Hidden Gems
Drawing comparisons to Bread & Butter, Project this time around seemed more its own show with an expanded women’s section, footwear, accessories, and of course latest collections among the world’s leaders in denim.
Agenda Trade Show Offers Tighter, Smaller Show, But Delivers Top Brands Trends in Street Fashion and Action Sports Crossover
Agenda Fashion Trade Show finished up on Saturday January 26, with a successful vibe and energy from its expanded 3-day concept that had many in street fashion thinking that there is hope in this troubled retailer landscape. While the show was smaller this time around, which according to director Aaron Levant was also an intentional move to keep quality high, the show floor was continuously busy with orders being written despite the doomsday economy we’re all now facing. Here’s a quick overview of highlights, but stay tuned for in-depth interviews from Label Networks TV with brands including 10 Deep, ALife, The Museum Group, Aaron from Agenda, Livity, Altamont, Akomplice, Miss Wax, Nikita, Creative Recreation, Cardboard Robot, Hellz Bellz, DCMA Collective, GRN Apple Tree, Keep, Jeepney, Mishka, Beautiful Decay, Obey, In4mation, and WESC.
Trade Show News: Compass Gives Upscale Sneaker Footwear Brands a New Show; MAGIC to Launch ECOllection; Bread & Butter BarcelonaAttracting More Core American StreetFashion Brands
Given that sneaker culture and footwear in general is such a vital part of fashion particularly when it comes to street and contemporary fashion, it’s amazing to us that the old-school trade show, WSA, hasn’t gotten a facelift in years. Now, however, it’s got competition: Compass is the new directional trade show for high-end sneakers and top tier footwear created by BPMW, the founders of another very cool, intimate trade show in NYC called Capsule.
MAGIC Fashion Trade Show Launches S.L.A.T.E. Show Inside South Hall for Juried Progressive Street, Skate, Surf Lifestyle Brands
Sub-shows within big trade shows are becoming attractive ways to deal with the niche directions of fashion, particularly when it comes to streetwear, urbanwear, denim, and progressive street/contemporary.
Bread & Butter Barcelona Delivers Fresh Alternatives to Traditional Fashion Trade Fair-Fresh Reports from Denim Base, Urban Superior, Sport & Street, Fashion Now, and The Source
Bread & Butter Barcelona is the leading-edge fashion trade show when it comes to the industries of denim, street fashion, urban superior, and sports styles. This week, we deliver fresh news from the show, including updates from the denim conference in the Source area, and runway shows from G-Star and Desigual.
Bread & Butter Barcelona Wrap-up Report Shows Why this International Trade Fair Continues to Blow Doors on Expectations, Raising the Bar on What’s Possible
Bread & Butter Barcelona warp-up report from Label Networks indicates that while attendance was down, it’s still the leading show for European industries of denim, street fashion, urban superior, and sports styles.