Fashion

Billabong Reveals Supply Chain Appointments

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Australian surfwear brand Billabong has tapped two industry veterans to drive its global supply chain strategy.

Sam Malouf Adds Women’s Wear

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Burlingame, California’s Sam Malouf recently announced the addition of women’s wear to the store’s mix. Collections like Jason Wu, Brunello Cucinelli, Nina Ricci and Victoria Beckham will be available for the fall 2014 season. “Customers have been asking for a collection of women’s wear since we opened our doors in 2010. We listened and are […]

In the Market: Spring 2015

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Elise Diamantini highlights a few of her latest showroom visits.

August 2014 Market, Vegas: Day 3 Highlights

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William Buckley’s favorite finds from day three of the Las Vegas shows include Lardini, Boglioli, Chief Trunk, Gitman Vintage and Iuter.

August 2014 Market, Vegas: Day 2 Highlights

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William Buckley reports on some of his favorite finds from the Las Vegas shows, including Vera Largo, Stone Island, Buttero, Herno and Laneus.

Ones to Watch: Joe Sadler and Derek Buse, Cwst

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Cwst (pronounced quest), is a slightly more grown up, less beach-inspired collection than Sadler and Buse’s previous collection, Riviera Club.

Ones to Watch: Noah Waxman

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New York-based Noah Waxman’s footwear uses novel materials, striking color combinations and unconventional textures, but always remains rooted in tradition.

Ones to Watch: Erik Paulsen, Tavik

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Tavik’s Erik Paulsen: “Because we’re a lifestyle brand that connects subcultures, we’re able to sell a wide range of retailers from boutiques to surf/skate and streetwear stores.”

Ones to Watch: Faherty

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Twin brothers Mike and Alex Faherty launched their swimwear-based lifestyle collection for spring 2013 and already count Barneys, Bloomingdale’s, Mario’s and Mitchells among their retailers.

August 2014 Market, Vegas: Day 1

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William Buckley shares some highlights from MRket Las Vegas, including Members Only Neckwear, Bugatchi, MAC Jeans, LBM 1911 and Tateossian London.