| February 14, 2019
An earlier date and some location switches kept buyers hopping at the recent array of apparel, textile, accessories and footwear trade shows held Feb. 2–7 in Las Vegas.
The very first Vegan Fashion Week kicked off in Los Angeles on Feb. 1 with a private event at the Natural History Museum and then two days of public events at the California Market Center.
MAGIC and WWIN announce big moves.
Sustainability and ethical production were key themes at Texworld USA, held alongside Apparel Sourcing USA, at the Javits Center.
A confluence of trade shows and an early date for the apparel and textile trade shows in Las Vegas put a damper on the latest edition of Fashion Market Northern California.
Hong Kong Fashion Week had a subdued air this year as U.S. buyers have become more cautious about placing orders with Chinese factories, which make up the bulk of the exhibitors.
Customization is on the rise.
Première Vision New York offered fashion professionals an inside glimpse into the colors and trends that will imbue the Spring/Summer 2020 season in textiles and fashion.
With a growing partnership that kicked off last November during a vegan Thanksgiving brunch in Los Angeles, WWDMAGIC and PETA x Coalition LA are strengthening their collaboration during the Las Vegas trade show taking place Feb. 5–7 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Global fashion trade-show brand Première Vision announced this week its launch of Première Vision Sport to elevate the athletic-apparel buying experience.
Snowstorms hit a swath of the country last week, but bad weather did not throw a wet towel on the Surf Expo trade show, which ran Jan. 10–12 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.
Despite three days of pouring rain, January’s L.A. Market Week spelled success for many brands, some of whom opened on Jan. 13, ahead of the official Jan. 14–16 run.
During the Swim Collective and Active Collective shows held Jan. 7 and 8 at the Anaheim Convention Center, buyers and manufacturers from the swimwear and activewear industries met to plan their 2019 partnerships as the two segments become increasingly intertwined.
Taking its textile show to New York for the first time, organizers of The London Textile Fair will introduce Texfusion—New York Jan. 16–17 at Manhattan’s Penn Plaza Pavilion.
The 2018 trade-show circuit saw a lot of changes that ranged from shifts in leadership at event-production companies to acquisitions and new-product launches. Many shows were reporting successful turnout by attendees due to an uptick in the economy, which brought greater consumer confidence and willingness to spend.
The upcoming Hong Kong Fashion Week for Fall/Winter, to be held Jan. 14–17, will see the vast halls of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre filled with 1,400 exhibitors showcasing everything from buttons and accessories to evening gowns and activewear.