Punk rockers, skaters, and artists now have another festival to celebrate: It’s Not Dead Festival has been announced which will feature 35 bands on three stages including The Vandals, 7 Seconds, Bouncing Souls, Bad Religion, Pennywise, Descendents, Anti-Flag, Fishbone, H20, Goldfinger, Reel Big Fish, Less Than Jake, and others. It’s Not Dead takes place at […]
It’s Not Dead Festival Featuring 35 of Punk and Ska’s Biggest Bands Including Bad Religion, Pennywise, Descendents, NOFX, Plus Top Skaters, BMX, Art Exhibition, Co-Produced by Warped Tour Founder Kevin Lyman Slated for October
Retail Round-up: H&M Sales Up 21%; True Religion’s Massive Lay-offs; Abercrombie To Offer Larger Sizes
Teen fashion retail has been on a roller coaster ride of economic turmoil these past few months and the holiday season hasn’t been any less smooth. Beleaguered Abercrombie which hasn’t had a profitable month in months, and recently reported Q3 profits down 68.3% continues to get hit with brand backlash, including Change.org who launched a […]
Denim Round-up: Guerilla24 Selvedge Denim From Hong Kong; True Religion Goes Americana; Bread & Butter’s Denim Religion Show
Introducing Guerilla24 Guerilla24, a unique new denim brand from Hong Kong featuring selvedge jeans, is taking an interesting marketing route of utilizing street art as the backdrop to the appropriately named Guerilla24. Debuting earlier this month in the downtown street art gallery Crewest, the brand collaborated also with Bullet Magazine for its opening show, attracting […]
Metropark Back In Action? Weisfeld Group Buys IP For Undisclosed Amount
The story of Metropark, the retail chain crossing action sports, streetwear, and denim, marks an interesting example of what can happen in a recession.
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.
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.
3sixteen Tops the Charts as a Brand That Transcends”Streetwear” Through Quality, Timeless Designs, Attention to Construction
When we first met up with the 3sixteen guys, Johan out of LA, Andrew out of New York, and designer Jeff Hamada at their booth deep in MAGIC’s South Hall area last season, it was a little strange that they were there. For one thing, the 3sixteen collection looked as though it could transcend into, as Bread & Butter Barcelona would put it, “Urban Superior” rather than amidst the usual street fashion fare. Beautifully cut outerwear jackets in textured wool, flannel tapered tops, clean denim, and T-shirt graphics representing inspiration from a variety of sources, including religious references, were attention-grabbing and seemed a step-up and out of where streetwear currently stands today.
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.