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Las Vegas highlights

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If I seemed more relaxed this Vegas season it’s because I spent three days vacationing with my best friend in sunny Los Angeles before I arrived. That laid back LA lifestyle stayed with me throughout the four days of trade show craziness (and apparently continuing as I’m writing this blog) …

Not-so-hidden trend: Camouflage

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A lot of my pre-Vegas conversations focused on what retailers were searching the spring 2012 market for. Over and over again I heard echoes of “less plaid” and “what’s after heritage?” (You can read September’s contemporary retail roundtable here.) We’re starting to see camouflage prints hit the floor for fall …

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Copenhagen Fashion Week Highlights

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Last week I was fortunate enough to attend Copenhagen Fashion Week Festival sponsored by the Copenhagen Fashion Council. The four-day trip was jam-packed with fashion shows, tradeshows, menswear shop visits and an afternoon of touristy-sightseeing. Keep your eyes out this week for more online coverage, as well as in MR’s …

Copenhagen Fashion Week Highlights: Soulland

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Last week I was fortunate enough to attend Copenhagen Fashion Week Festival sponsored by the Copenhagen Fashion Council. The four-day trip was jam-packed with fashion shows, tradeshows, menswear shop visits and an afternoon of touristy-sightseeing. Keep your eyes out this week for more online coverage, as well as in MR’s …

Copenhagen Fashion Week Highlights: Henrik Vibskov

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Last week I was fortunate enough to attend Copenhagen Fashion Week Festival sponsored by the Copenhagen Fashion Council. The four-day trip was jam-packed with fashion shows, tradeshows, menswear shop visits and an afternoon of touristy-sightseeing. Keep your eyes out this week for more online coverage, as well as in MR’s …

Copenhagen Fashion Week Highlights: Wood Wood

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Last week I was fortunate enough to attend Copenhagen Fashion Week Festival sponsored by the Copenhagen Fashion Council. The four-day trip was jam-packed with fashion shows, tradeshows, menswear shop visits and an afternoon of touristy-sightseeing. Keep your eyes out this week for more online coverage, as well as in MR’s …

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Contemporary retail survey: Modern love

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Who says there’s no excitement in the contemporary market? Retailers are reporting that business is “surprisingly good” and started picking up begining third quarter. Although they’re planning more modest increases for 2011, there is optimism that the momentum will continue. Between limited-edition collaborations, innovative social media marketing opportunities and cool …

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Man on the street: Naples

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Passa farti una foto? While touring the Italian city of Napoli on a recent press trip, it was hard for me not to notice all of the well-dressed men on the streets. Of course, there were many guys wearing gorgeous suits, but it was the more casual, contemporary guys who …