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TRADE SHOWS

Cautious Optimism at January Edition of L.A. Market Week

By Kelli Freeman, Contributing Writer | February 8, 2024

This edition of L.A. Market was upbeat yet cautiously optimistic following a strong 2023. Buyers looked for unique pieces for Spring/Summer and received first looks at Fall.

October L.A. Market Week Delivers on Celebrity, Energy, Buyers

October L.A. Market Week Delivers on Celebrity, Energy, Buyers

The vibe was positive as buyers converged on the L.A. fashion district for Los Angeles Market Week, held Oct. 9–12. By all accounts, the largest and busiest market of the year was well attended as buyers shopped for Spring ’24.

Dynamic New Features Set Offprice Orlando Apart

Dynamic New Features Set Offprice Orlando Apart

We should never forget that quality is always more important than quantity, and that was certainly the case at the latest Offprice Orlando Market and IFJAG Jewelry Show, held in Florida October 17-18.

Atlanta Apparel Debuts Spring/Summer 2024 Trend Report

Atlanta Apparel Debuts Spring/Summer 2024 Trend Report

You may have felt that sourcing market often feels overwhelming and that a handy guidebook would make it so much easier.

OffPrice and IFJAG Team Up for Orlando Market

OffPrice and IFJAG Team Up for Orlando Market

Informa, organizer of the OffPrice Show, recently announced a collaboration with the International Fashion Jewelry and Accessories Group, producers of the IFJAG show, for Orlando Market in Florida Oct. 17–18.

LA Textile FW24/25 Inspires Innovation, Eco Responsibility, Collaboration

LA Textile FW24/25 Inspires Innovation, Eco Responsibility, Collaboration

The California Market Center hosted the Fall/Winter 2024/2025 edition of LA Textile Sept. 27–29 as the fabric and sourcing show celebrated its 30th anniversary.

Surf Expo Hangs Ten With Exhibitors and Attendees

Surf Expo Hangs Ten With Exhibitors and Attendees

The surf was up in Orange County—as in Orlando, Fla.—for Surf Expo, the world’s largest and longest-running watersports, beach and resort lifestyle trade show.

LA Fashion Weekend Returns in the Heart of Hollywood

LA Fashion Weekend Returns in the Heart of Hollywood

LA Fashion Weekend is scheduled for a soft relaunch Oct. 11 with a one-night event at I|O, the panoramic rooftop bar located at The Godfrey Hotel Hollywood.

And Just  Like That ...

And Just Like That ...

Las Vegas Fashion Week took place Aug. 5–10, where the city was hot with haute style. From the streets to the show floors, temperatures soared, and buyers arrived ready to write.

CALA Men’s Melds International, Regional and Domestic

CALA Men’s Melds International, Regional and Domestic

The CALA Men’s Show, held Aug. 20–21 at the Embassy Suites in Irvine, Calif., provided a venue where reps and retailers could mingle, meet and form long-lasting relationships.

Sourcing at Magic Reshapes the Fashion Landscape

Sourcing at Magic Reshapes the Fashion Landscape

This edition of Sourcing at Magic was the largest to date due to the importance of tech-focused fashion at all levels.

ATSC Draws a Diversity of Exhibitors and Buyers to Eighth Edition

ATSC Draws a Diversity of Exhibitors and Buyers to Eighth Edition

The Apparel Textile Sourcing Canada show took place Aug. 21–23 in Toronto, and one thing was certain: There was much more on view than the proverbial “Canadian tuxedo,” otherwise known as jeans with a denim jacket

It Was Time to Shine at Las Vegas Apparel

It Was Time to Shine at Las Vegas Apparel

The young contemporary market has given dopamine dressing a moment where we see vibrant color, playful prints and lots of shine. At Las Vegas Apparel, held Aug. 6–9 at the Expo at World Market Center.

IFJAG Shows Why It’s a Fan Favorite

IFJAG Shows Why It’s a Fan Favorite

The International Fashion Jewelry and Accessory Group presented a vast collection of curated brands and suppliers Aug. 5–8 at the Embassy Suites Las Vegas.

OffPrice Entices With Cash and Carry Treasures

OffPrice Entices With Cash and Carry Treasures

At The Venetian Expo Aug. 5–8, OffPrice Las Vegas continued to narrow the gap between fashion and price.

Connecting Fashion With Culture at Project

Connecting Fashion With Culture at Project

Project Las Vegas exuded energy with three days of inspirational products, panels and experiences Aug. 7–9 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. From a celebration of hip hop’s 50th to the 150th anniversary of Levi’s iconic 501s, attendees celebrated style.