Everyone’s watching recent fiscal reports released from top retailers and manufacturers in street and contemporary fashion to get a handle on what to expect this Fall/Winter. Label Networks’ round-up provides a quick snapshot of the landscape.
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.
Need an Idea for Fun? Vending Machine Delivers for 50 Cents (and a Quarter Refund) Creating Pop-up Vending Street Art in New York City
Culture jamming and economic solutions were never so fun: new idea machine combines pop-up street vending art and a quarter refund.
H&M X Rei Kawakubo from Comme des Garcon-New Collection to be Released in November in Connection with Opening of H&M Store in Japan
On April 3, the fast-fashion retailer H&M announced it had officially chosen Rei Kawakubo from Comme des Garcons to create the next designer collection coming out November, 2008. H&M, which has become known for producing “masstige” collaborations by bringing top-end designers and celebs to create limited-edition collections (i.e. Stella McCartney, Isaac Mizrahi, Madonna) at lower price points for the “masses” said in the statement that they have always wanted to have Rei Kawakubo on board as a guest designer.
Top Store Preferences for Fashion Shopping Among American Youth Culture Have Shifted, Indicating How Some Retailers Capture New Trends and Styles, Meet Price Point Needs, and Create Cred
Based on a variety of new influences, trends, and options, youth culture preferences for fashion retailers has changed considerably, particularly among males, in the last 6 months. Label Networks takes a look at fresh data on which retailers are hot and getting more popular and why.