TRADE SHOWS

Axis and Capsule Team Up for Events in L.A. and New York

By Alison A. Nieder | April 28, 2016

The Capsule and Axis trade shows both announced plans recently to launch events in Los Angeles, and now the two shows are joining forces at LA market as well as in New York.

With New Owners, WWIN Stays Consistent

Even though the Women’s Wear In Nevada show has a new owner, not much changed at the jam-packed event, where women’s clothing and accessories filled six ballrooms and two large meeting rooms at the Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino.

Bright Lights and Music at WWDMAGIC

The energy was high at the WWDMAGIC show held Feb. 16–18 in the Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Show Floor Expands at Sourcing at MAGIC

More than 40 countries from around the world set up booths in the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center for the Sourcing at MAGIC trade show, held Feb. 15–18.

Diverse Mix at Project, Project Womens, The Tents and The Collective

Buyers visiting the Mandalay Bay Convention Center had a lot to see during the Feb. 16–18 run of trade shows produced by MAGIC and Project parent UBM Advanstar.

D&A to Launch U.S.–Made Concept in Partnership With N.Y. Economic Development Group

At the September run of Designers and Agents in New York, a new concept will bow showcasing designs that are made in New York.

Bustling Milano Unica Show Prepares to Relocate Next Season

Bustling Milano Unica Show Prepares to Relocate Next Season

Traffic kicked off early during the Feb. 9–11 run of Milano Unica, the textile trade show that focuses on upscale fabrics.

Buyers Navigate Multiple Venues, Categories at Las Vegas Shows

Buyers Navigate Multiple Venues, Categories at Las Vegas Shows

When visitors arrived at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas for the Feb. 16–18 run of Project, Project Womens, Pooltradeshow, Collective and The Tents, the registration line snaked around the lobby, forcing buyers to wait up to 30 minutes to get their badges and enter the trade show.

Athleisure, Fine Fabrics and Authentic Lifestyle Lines at West Coast Trend Show

Attendees at the West Coast Trend Show’s Fall ’16 menswear fashion market found a number of designer lines offering athleisure collections.

Capsule Moves to Pier 92

Capsule Moves to Pier 92

For its Jan. 26–28 run, Capsule trade show moved to a new location, Pier 92 on New York’s west side, from its previous location at Basketball City on the city’s Lower East Side.

Project Exhibitors Hustle for Business Amid N.Y. Snowstorm

Project Exhibitors Hustle for Business Amid N.Y. Snowstorm

One day after a historic snowstorm dumped two feet of snow on New York, menswear trade show Project opened its doors for its Jan. 24–26 run at the Javits Center. The storm cut into traffic on opening day, but exhibitors scrambled to rebook appointments and make the most of the remaining days of the show.

MRket New York Bows Activewear Section, Fashion Installations

MRket New York Bows Activewear Section, Fashion Installations

Outside the Javits Center, people were bundled up in winter coats and snow boots, but inside at the MRket menswear trade show, men in shorts and T-shirts were taking their turn on the Cycle for Survival bike to help raise funds for rare cancer research at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Liberty Fairs NYC Skirts New York Snowstorm

Most buyers arriving for the Liberty Fairs NYC show at Pier 94 in New York missed the historic snowstorm and the resulting travel cancellations.

Milano Unica’s Second Run in New York Coincides With Historic Snowstorm

NEW YORK—Late in the afternoon on the last day of the Milano Unica trade show, two designers were walking in and out of booths showcasing luxury Italian fabrics.

Texworld USA Offers a Showcase of International Textile, Fiber and Trim Resources

Before winter storm Jonas slammed into New York on Jan. 22, organizers of international textile show Texworld USA said preregistration was up 25 percent for the show’s Jan. 24–26 run at the Javits Center.

FMNC: 2016 Starts on Optimistic Note

Many vendors felt optimistic about 2016 business after Fashion Market Northern California wrapped up its Jan. 24–26 run at the San Mateo Event Center in San Mateo, Calif.