Story and Photos by Tom Wallace and Kathleen Gasperini (capsule) trade show was among the trifecta at Modern Assembly in Las Vegas, NV, February 17-19, 2014, along with Agenda and Liberty Fairs that provided exhibitors and fashion industry leaders insights into top brands from Europe, Japan, and North America. Launched by the agency BPMW, which […]
Capsule Captures Mix of European, Japanese, American Brands, Plus Surprises with Compelling Outdoor Brands
New Los Angeles Men’s Market Event–Seeing Fashion via Showrooms
Over the past several years, downtown LA’s fashion district has become a hub for a growing number of showrooms and brands, particularly men’s brands, but was often overlooked within the fashion industry. This week, several of the showrooms in the area including The Ntwrk Agency, The FNDTN, The Park, and Flagship got together and decided […]
Designers & Agents in Los Angeles Fashion District Attracts Top Denim Labels Contemporary Designers with Crowd that Indicates West Coast is Leading Trends in Many Aspects of Cutting-edge Fashion
Designers & Agents is a show that takes place in what’s called Fashion Corner in downtown Los Angeles between 9th Street and South Los Angeles St. at the intersection of several buildings including the New Mart, Cooper Building, Lady Liberty, and California Mart–all filled with designer showrooms and contemporary brands ranging from top denim labels, to eco-friendly fashion, footwear, and accessories. Each season, Designers & Agents show takes over the 8th floor of the Cooper Building with a clean and inspiring presentation of select brands from nearby showrooms that come to showcase their collections that has over the years, attracted buyers from around the world.