Shark attacks have been on the rise globally, and today, Sunday, July 19, 2015, another potentially gruesome situation took place against world pro surfer Mick Fanning. During the J-Bay Open, Stop No. 6 on the 2015 Samsung Galaxy World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour (CT), the event was called off following a dramatic incident that […]
Shark Attack Against Pro Surfer Mick Fanning Shuts-Down Jeffrey’s Bay Open Event in South Africa
Nelson Mandela…”Sometimes It Falls Upon a Generation…”
Nelson Mandela…1st leader of a multi-racial South Africa. His ability to reach people touches everyone. He did not let bitterness claim his heart. “Difficulties break some and make others…” “Sometimes it falls upon a generation to be great, you can be that generation.” I met him once. I am a lucky person. Rest in Peace
World Cup Soccer Fever and Umbro’s Brilliant Campaign Featuring 7 National Street Artists for Unique Badge and T-shirt Collection
Top marketing ploys in sports right now are jumping on the upcoming World Cup in South Africa. However Umbro’s England Home Kit is among the most unique, combining top national artists with collectibles feeding soccer-frenzy.
Bread & Butter to Move from Barcelona Back to Berlin; MAGIC Shuts the South Hall and Consolidates
Changes in fashion trade shows indicate progression and consolidation are eminent. That might not be such a bad thing, as Bread & Butter and MAGIC are proving.
Urban Dance’s Influence on Street Fashion, Footwear, and Lifestyle Increases as B-Boys, WeB*Girlz, Tecktonik, Voguing Movements Capture a New Generation
Thriving on a global level from Korea to the EU to the US to Russia, urban dance subcultures inspire new trends from the bottom-up. Here’s why.
South Hall Scenster-Leading-Edge Street Urban Fashion Players Give a Nod to the %u201870’s %u201880’s but Reflect Individual Flavor from Various %u2018Hood-Part 1 of Label Networks’ Photo Montage From the Trade Show Floor
The South Hall area located in the MAGIC fashion trade show continues to provide some of the best opportunities for discovering new trends in street and urban style. From February 13-15 in Las Vegas, the South Hall simmered with style from core fashion players. In this photo story, bling in the form of boom boxes, MC microphones, and charms are still the order of the day. Wide gold chains have been replaced by large charms and multiple necklaces, topped with retro sunglasses, shutter shades, and oversized glasses in bright colors.
MAGIC, S.L.A.T.E., EcoCollection, Project, and Pool -Fashion Trade Show Week Showcases Latest Collections by Top Street and Contemporary Fashion Designers with Packed Halls Despite Economic Forecasts
Fashion trade show season brings out the best in street and contemporary fashion brands, as scores of buyers, media, and fashion industry players descend on Las Vegas for 1 crazy week of trade shows, runways, and parties.
MAGIC’s S.L.A.T.E. Fashion Trade Show Provides Fresh Platform for Progressive Street Lifestyle Brands
Shows within THE SHOW was the theme of MAGIC International Fashion Trade Show this year, with one of the highlights being a new home for progressive street and lifestyle fashion brands called S.L.A.T.E.
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.
Volcom Buys It’s Japanese Distributor, Plus How the Street Fashion Scene Differs in Japan vs. USA
Japan continues be a hotbed target for Volcom as they continue to move internationally, however as we’ve studied, the street fashion scene, especially in Tokyo, is far different than what you’ll find anywhere else.