LIFESTYLE LAUNCH: Activewear brand Soybu was one of the new exhibitors showing in Swim Collective’s newly launched sister show, Active Collective.

THE MACHINE: Equipment producers had a big presence at ISS Long Beach.

BUSY BOW: The first edition of the SoCal Materials Show showcased sourcing resources for footwear, accessories and apparel. The show will return to Los Angeles in July.

RUNWAY

Ruffian Spring 2015 Runway Show RUFFIAN SPRING 2015 RUNWAY SHOW

Clubwear Spring 2015 Runway Show CLUBWEAR SPRING 2015 RUNWAY SHOW

Altaf Maaneshia Spring 2015 Runway Show ALTAF MAANESHIA SPRING 2015 RUNWAY SHOW

Nicole Lee Spring 2015 Runway Show NICOLE LEE SPRING 2015 RUNWAY SHOW

XCVI Spring 2015 Runway Show XCVI SPRING 2015 RUNWAY SHOW

Walter Mendez Spring 2015 Runway Show WALTER MENDEZ SPRING 2015 RUNWAY SHOW

Liberty Garden Spring 2015 Runway Show LIBERTY GARDEN SPRING 2015 RUNWAY SHOW

Dolcessa Spring 2015 Runway Show DOLCESSA SPRING 2015 RUNWAY SHOW

Pedram Couture Spring 2015 Runway Show PEDRAM COUTURE SPRING 2015 RUNWAY SHOW

Alexis Monsanto Spring 2015 Runway Show ALEXIS MONSANTO SPRING 2015 RUNWAY SHOW

Skintone Spring 2015 Runway Show SKINTONE SPRING 2015 RUNWAY SHOW

Quynh Paris Spring 2015 Runway Show QUYNH PARIS SPRING 2015 RUNWAY SHOW

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CALENDAR events & trade shows

January
27 Windy City Gift Show Rosemont, Ill.
27 Northstar Fashion Exhibitors St. Paul, Minn.
27 Fashion Market Northern California San Mateo, Calif.
27 Travelers Show Pittsburgh
28 Great Ideas Summit Miami Beach, Fla.