With the rise in popularity of American heritage brands, Woolrich’s recent announcement to partner with Portland Product Werks to create a shoe collection sounds promising. Debuting for Fall 2014 and launching first at FFANY trade show in NY in December, followed by Outdoor Retailer in January and Project in Vegas in February, Woolrich’s shoe collection […]
Heritage Brand Woolrich Launches Shoe Line with Portland Product Werks
Outdoor Retailer Trade Show Proves Crossover Potential with Action Sports, Technical and Heritage Fashion Trends, Footwear, Accessories
All eyes were on the OR Winter Trade Show as the outdoor industry continues to evolve, bringing with it some new crossover categories, exhibitors, designers, and ideas.
Top On the”Don’t” List for Bad Fashion for 2010 Goes to Burton as They Unveil the Official USA Olympic Uniforms
Taking a prime opportunity to make the USA shine in a sport we created, Burton’s team uniforms take a major fashion step backwards.
14oz. Magazine Launch from Berlin’s”Store of the Year” Brings Welcomed Retail and Brand Portfolio Concepts Together
Co-founded by Karl-Heinz Muller of Bread & Butter, 14oz. as a store and now magazine feature a 360 view of style, credibility, brand lifestyles, and customer experiences.
Re-Scene Scensters: Thrifted Street Styles Are Redefining Old Eras into New
The recession is now “official” but youth culture is a step ahead, tapping into the old to create something new. Here’s what’s going on from London, LA, Brooklyn, Tokyo.
Red Wing Continues to Push It’s Revival as a Must-Have Look for Premium Street Fashion by Introducing a Collab with Neighborhood in Japan; Label Networks Uncovers the Growing Importance of the Utilitarian Fashion Movement
Red Wing boots with their traditional red leather and white soles continues its resurgence as a must-have fashion footwear item, particularly among leading-edge fashion players in Japan who tend to seek authentic Americana in choosing their styles.
Cool to Do Lo-Fi: The Resurgence of Low-Tech Clean in Upper Street Fashion Styles Stirs Outerwear Industry Back to Classics for Winter 2008-09
Coming from a winter sports background where outwear styles and textiles continue to move in more technical, waterproof directions, it was quite refreshing to come across a growing subculture in winter fashion that’s completely Lo-Fi and Low-Tech as seen for example, with the comeback of Marlene pants and revival of Woolrich Woolen Mills from various designers.