Blame it on Nicolas Ghesquière, but the ’70s are back—and they are ever so chic.
Los Angeles Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2015 runs from March 7-22.
Noting that the retail industry is highly reliant on just-in-time delivery of goods, the head of the National Retail Federation said many retailers were economically hurt by the recent West Coast port problems and labor slowdowns that led to imported merchandise taking weeks and even months to be delivered.
Lacoste is getting ready to introduce a performance tennis racquet called the LT12. Get ready for the capsule clothing collection that will accompany it.
Guest Blogger: Estevan Ramos
Los Angeles designer and stylist Estevan Ramos was recently in Rio de Janeiro, styling a shoot for the Athleta brand. It was his first time in Brazil and he says he immediately felt inspired of the beauty, culture and uniqueness of the beach city.
Fashion Week El Paseo is preparing to celebrate its 10th anniversary when it hosts its March 21-28 run in Palm Desert, Calif.
After a redesign in 2014, the Revolve e-commerce emporium, based outside of Los Angeles, wanted to give its menswear section, REVOLVEman, a higher profile. Looks like plans to add an extra spotlight on REVOLVEman are going full steam ahead. On March 3, REVOLVEman will release its first editorial shoot of brands sold on its website.
Coverage the recent trade shows in Las Vegas
The Feb. 16–18 run of Capsule at The Venetian in Las Vegas got off to a good start with exhibitors reporting a strong turnout from domestic and international retailers shopping the men’s and women’s contemporary apparel and accessories collections at the show.
At the WWIN (Women’s Wear in Nevada) show, tables were filled with buyers perusing collections and taking notes or writing orders.
For more than a decade, Pooltradeshow has considered itself as the first place where new brands exhibit and experiment until they are assured enough to exhibit at a larger trade show.
Designer trade event The Tents ran Feb. 17–19 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center with a theme of “elevation.”
Liberty Fashion & Lifestyle Fairs, a high-end contemporary menswear show, used the theme “To The Moon” for its fourth run in Las Vegas.
Agenda made its fourth run in Las Vegas Feb. 16–18 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center, and for Alfredo Izaguirre, general manager and buyer for LASC boutique in West Hollywood, Calif.
Just about everybody was happy at the trio of shows organized by Business Journals Inc., except for the Canadian buyers wandering the Sands Expo at Venetian/Palazzo, where the shows were held.
Business was good for the exhibitors at the Offprice show, held Feb. 15–18 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas.
ENKVegas—a show devoted to women’s contemporary fashions, denim and accessories—unveiled its Conscious Collections section during its most recent run, Feb. 17–19 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas.
Project proved itself to be one of the big players in the fashion trade show business when it ran Feb. 17–19 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas.
Trade Shows | Import/Export
The South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center turned into the United Nations for the semiannual Sourcing at MAGIC show, which ran Feb. 16–19.