DCMA collective is a music and art-inspired streetwear brand launched by Good Charlotte members Joel and Benji Madden, along with their brother Josh, and LA-based artist Tal Cooperman. In an interview at Agenda Trade Show in San Diego with Tal, Label Networks TV was able to get the scoop on the new brand, collective, and now, retail space called DCMA located in the heart of Hollywood.
Good Charlotte Members with LA Artist Tal Cooperman Launch DCMA Collective Featuring Designs from Select Street Graffiti Artists, with Music-Inspired Sneaker Line
Ecomm Store The Buyble by Rule of Next Launches with”New York State of Mind” Theme Changing the Concept of What’s Possible in an Online Store Street Fashion Experience
Online retail is clearly the wave of the future, but it takes creating an underground movement with a solid database to start a truly credible ecommerce following, not to mention a select grouping of key brands, excellent backend system that can handle commerce, and of course, a connection to the street fashion scene itself. So when Robert Rosenthal, owner of the contemporary street fashion chain called Next out of Cleveland, decided to expand his well-established brick %u2018n mortar stores’ shopping experiences online, he sought for a unique solution that matched his progressive retail aesthetics, which is where Jay Yoo comes in.
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.
Burton Sacks The Syndicate Lays-off Marketing People, Providing Yet Another Sign that Action Sports Is Getting Trumped by Other Genres
Ironically, at Label Networks’ prepares for a keynote presentation at the upcoming TELUS Ski and Snowboard Festival at Whistler, BC, organizing fresh new data on snowboarding trends, we heard through Burton-friends and others in the industry such as Transworld Business Online and Fuel TV, that Burton Snowboards laid-off up to 50 people in total last week -including the entire The Syndicate staff which contributed to creative direction for the brand.
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.
Coachella Music Arts Festival Mixes Pioneering Performers from Prince to Portishead with Burgeoning Artists Like Metric, Data Rock, and Hot Chip, Resulting in a Ripple-Effect that Will Impact Music Culture
As the first festival of the summer circuit, Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival produced by Goldenvoice, which took place last weekend April 25-27, is where you’ll see a good chunk of the bands that will be doing the festival circuit this summer. It’s also the place where new up-and-coming bands, particularly in the indie rock genre, electronica, rave, and synth are showcasing for the first time in front of larger audiences, particularly internationally as a lot of these bands will hit up the European festival circuit later in the summer.
Los Angeles Turns Into the New Hotspot for Sourcing, Textiles, Denim, Fashion Trade Shows in 2009
Los Angeles has become the new hotspot for textiles and manufacturing and not just because American Apparel is here and has done an amazing job of illustrating the benefits of vertically integrated manufacturing, or that several top denim sources and manufacturers still reign supreme in the garment district, but word-up is that Urban Expositions out of Atlanta, which does the massive show in Miami called Material World, plans to start a Material World in LA in 2009.