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TRADE SHOWS

Doing the Las Vegas Shuffle Proves Challenging

| 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.

Vegan Fashion Week Launches in L.A. With Fashion and Activism

Vegan Fashion Week Launches in L.A. With Fashion and Activism

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.

Sustainability Dominates Texworld USA and Apparel Sourcing USA

Sustainability and ethical production were key themes at Texworld USA, held alongside Apparel Sourcing USA, at the Javits Center.

Fashion Market Northern California Runs Into Some Competition

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 Downsizes Amid U.S. Tariff Tiff

Hong Kong Fashion Week Downsizes Amid U.S. Tariff Tiff

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.

Digital Printing Is All the Rage at ISS

Digital Printing Is All the Rage at ISS

Customization is on the rise.

Première Vision New York Looks Ahead to the Future of Fashion

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.

WWDMAGIC’s Partnership with PETA x Coalition LA Expands Into February Show

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.

Première Vision Launches New Sportswear Event With Materials Show Collaboration

Global fashion trade-show brand Première Vision announced this week its launch of Première Vision Sport to elevate the athletic-apparel buying experience.

A Resurgence of the Surf Market Seen at Surf Expo

A Resurgence of the Surf Market Seen at Surf Expo

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.

January Market in L.A. Brings Out Buyers Preparing for Spring/Summer

January Market in L.A. Brings Out Buyers Preparing for Spring/Summer

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.

Swim Collective and Active Collective Offer an Opportunity for Brands to Plan for 2019

Swim Collective and Active Collective Offer an Opportunity for Brands to Plan for 2019

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.

The London Textile Fair to Debut Texfusion—New York in January

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.

Year in Review: The Year in Trade Shows

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.

Hong Kong Fashion Week Celebrating Its 50th Edition

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.