The Year in Trade Shows By Dorothy Crouch | Thursday, December 19, 2019 During the 2019 trade-show circuit, some event producers scaled down while others expanded their programs or teamed up through collaborations that would entice attendees to get down to business. From coast to coast, apparel-industry trade-show producers planned changes or were forced to alter their…

Three young women shoppers in three countries talk about what they buy, where they buy it and why. By Elizabeth Paton, Taylor Lorenz and Isabella Kwai Published Dec. 17, 2019Updated Dec. 21, 2019 For every Greta Thunberg and school-skipping climate change protester, there is another member of Generation Z buying inexpensive clothes on a smartphone. Their purchasing choices — fueled by influencer culture and catered to by…

  Thursday, December 12, 2019   Pharrell Williams’ Billionaire Boys Club has been a star on the streetwear scene for 16-years, an eternity not only in streetwear, but in the wider fashion business. Billionaire Boys Club teamed up with a relative newbie; Los Angeles-headquartered e-commerce and content platform NTWRK, which started business in 2018. Helmed by Aaron Levant,…

A report from OnBuy estimates that that sum came from advertising and merchandise alone. By Alexa Tietjen on December 19, 2019 YouTuber and gamer PewDiePie, née Felix Kjellberg, made more than $70 million in 2019, according to a new report from OnBuy.com. The online marketplace estimated that that sum came from advertisements and merchandise alone. According to the…

By Emily Mercer on December 18, 2019 A.L.C. designer Andrea Lieberman dove into the categories of occasion dressing, easy summer wear and transitional fall pieces for pre-fall “The whole season in three drops takes your from buying your occasion pieces, to your highly relaxed beach moments, to the last delivery, which is true pre-fall with a more urban…

Covering Beyoncé and the Surprise Album Drop ImageBeyoncé performs on stage in Glasgow, Scotland, during the “On the Run II” Tour.CreditKevin Mazur/Getty Images Europe The New York Times. Not much gets between Jenna Wortham and a new Beyoncé release. When “Formation” dropped, she canceled a date. And when Beyoncé and Jay-Z released their joint album,…

Claire’s Stores losses deepen as Chapter 11 restructuring kicks off June 15, 2018 Net sales for the first quarter ended May 5, 2018 totaled $311.0 million, an increase of $11.4 million, or 3.8%, compared to the $299.6 million reported in Q1 2017. This rise was, however, due in large part to the positive effect of…

Daniel Lee named new creative director of Bottega Veneta June 15, 2018 Kering Group has named Daniel Lee as new creative director of Bottega Veneta.   The announcement comes two days after Bottega Veneta dismissed its long-standing designer Tomas Maier.   The largely unknown Lee will take command on July 1, 2018. However, the appointment…

Puig takes majority stake in Dries Van Noten June 15, 2018 Puig announced on Thursday that it has taken a majority stake in label Dries Van Noten. The Belgian designer, who founded his eponymous label in 1986, will continue as chief creative officer and chairman of the board. “Dries Van Noten is a highly renowned…

Ebay launches first community sneaker drop June 15, 2018 Ebay has issued an open call for users to list their coveted sneakers through a specially curated space called Sneaker Drop. In addition to buying pre-owned shoes, Adidas, Stadium Goods and Reebok are offering special deals. Ebay boasts impressive sneaker resale statistics. According to the company,…

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