Black has always been my default color. I subscribe to my own personal fashion rule, “When in doubt, wear black.” After realizing in college how full of black clothing my closet was, I began venturing out into buying/wearing more color. But there’s no replacement for the classic black fashion item, the LBD or little black … Read More »
Global Licensing Trends in Children’s Apparel and Footwear
Characters dominate children’s fashion licensing as the majority of these franchises target children. After children pass the age of eight, other licensing types provide fiercer competition to character licensing including fashion, music, celebrity and sports.
Spring Apparel Guide
Spring is one of my favorite times of the year, isn’t it yours too? How can it get any better, the weather starts getting warmer, the days get longer, flowers are in bloom and all the local road races are getting underway. Despite the gorgeous weather, it can be a bit tricky choosing a wardrobe f
Apparel Trends: Athleisure Apparel at ORSM '15
This season’s Outdoor Retailer was buzzing with excitement as 1,600 brands, including 376 new brands were present at ORSM '15, held August 5-8 in Salt Lake City. With close to 300 raw materials suppliers, the Outdoor Retailer show included the largest collection of textile suppliers, along with the largest selection of outdoor products in a single US show The 28,000 attendees had the opportunity to see…
How to Sell Cycling Apparel Online
Team Tennis Uniforms & Apparel
Tennis Outlet FAQ’s: Tennis Uniforms and Equipment Each year we receive new calls from athletic directors and middle school, high school, and college coaches across the US inquiring about our team tennis uniforms and equipment. We proudly serve the junior tennis community, providing everything from custom team uniforms, to ball machines, to nets …
Fashion-Forward Apparel Trends
End-buyers care about fashion trends now more than ever, so if you want to win more sales, you need ...
How to Design & Sell Custom Apparel Online
All kinds of creative individuals can benefit from creating custom merch. Check out this easy guide to get starting designing and promoting today!
Gift Guide: Apparel
Great Skate Hockey – Blog Gift Guide: Apparel Hockey apparel wasn’t always as prevalent or as readily available for purchase as it is today as there was a time not too long ago that branded apparel was very hard to come by. Now every manufacturer has a bevvy of hats, t-shirts and sweatshirts adorned with their logo and products. The same goes for hockey lifestyle brands like Gongshow which cater exclusively to hockey players In the event that you haven’t found the right…
Top U.S. Imports: Apparel
America loves its threads! Here are the main players and the top apparel imports into the U.S.
eBook: A guide for apparel and furniture manufacturers
Increase efficiency and drive down operational costs with our guide to Business Process Automation for apparel and furniture manufacturers.
What Apparel I’ll Wear When Spring Comes to Ohio
While we’ve had some spring-like days here in Ohio, it is still firmly in winter weather territory. Still, here's my picks for spring riding apparel that I think you'll love too.
China's textile and apparel exports cross $100 bn
Henrietta-based apparel plant set to close; over 100 jobs will be lost
An apparel plant in Henrietta is set to close this spring...
Encouraging a Race to the Top Across the Apparel Industry
For many years, detractors have characterized the apparel industry as being in a “race to the bottom.” Historically, competition has been driven by
Our Best, Little-Known Tips for Purchasing New Fur Apparel
There’s a lot to keep in mind when it comes to purchasing real fur accessories, even if you’re fairly seasoned with this kind of task. That’s why selecting that first
How much of China’s apparel production can South Asia capture?
Apparel manufactuaring has the potential to provide much needed jobs to women in South Asia Photo by: Arne Hoel/World Bank China now dominates the global apparel market – accounting for 41% of the market, compared with 12% for South Asia. But as wages in China continue to rise, its apparel production is expected to shift toward other developing countries, especially in Asia. How much of China’s…
10 Top Fall Fashion Trends for Apparel Branding
The fall season is here and with it comes crisp mornings and chillier evenings—maybe even a rain drop or two. Yet, there are days where amid the cooler temperatures the sun is shining brightly. Thi…
How custom clothing is shaking up the apparel industry
Ministry of Supply in Boston has a 3D knitting machine that can knit a custom blazer in 90 minutes — an experiment that could trigger a radical transformation in the fashion industry.