In 1999 ROJAS opened as a laboratory to create and showcase innovative designs and as a testing ground for new concepts. All ROJAS designs start off with the most cutting edge imported and domestic fabrics and end with a product that hits the street with a forward approach to sportswear. Year after year the ROJAS line provides the public with the newest in trends with special attention paid to style, fit and detail.
Proof got its start in a garage in Eagle, Idaho in 2010. The founders, 3 brothers, grew Proof to an internationally known brand that is loved the world over. The roots of Proof begin with the founders’ Grandpa Bud.
Sub_Urban RIOT is a modern independent apparel brand for those who want something different, and aren’t afraid to stray from the norm. We prefer not to cater to everybody. We like things a little off kilter, a little twisted, and that offer a little social commentary. There’s a little RIOT in all of us. Take some chances, make individual statements, and have fun while you’re at it.
Created in 2011, Petals and Peacocks is the brainchild of Victoria Velasquez and Ryan Mante. With a love for fashion and a penchant for pushing boundaries with cheeky designs, this couple strives to put out creative and timeless pieces that consumers will appreciate.
Most of my inspirations come from simple, traditional jewelry what we transform into sophisticated pieces that fits the lifestyle of modern women. Our tagline is “European Style, American Creativity” which describes all about Anci Decor. We want to give a feel for elegant, feminine jewelry pieces with practical, comfortable solutions for our modern society.
Today we’re happy to present one of the earliest series created by South Korean Fine Arts Photographer Yeong Ja Jung, titled “Exposure on the Mirror.” The artist began this project in 1980 and the pieces are in C-Print (1981).
"Fashion trend stories are often cyclical, seasonal, and celebrity-driven. Increase your chances of coverage by succinctly pitching the the story angle or product that is both right for the editor and consistent with your brand. Begin by spending an afternoon at the library researching back issues of your target publications. Make note of story headlines, price points, brands featured, and who is writing what stories and use this intel to craft your next email."
"I would stress the importance of a few different aspects of creating your look book. Make sure to select a model that appeals directly to your customers. As a designer you have a good grasp on who your customer is so make sure not to lose thought of who that is while selecting a model. Even if you have a specific theme that you are trying to convey when creating your shoot, make sure the model works not only for the theme but they are also someone your girl (or guy) can identify with on some level
AMP Design Group scoured the floors at POOL in search of the most carefully curated, well designed booth. Congrats to Son of a Sailor for winning! They’ve been awarded a free booth at POOLTRADESHOW in February 2014.
From the creative depths of Thailand, Sure Design is proud to introduce our hip, trendy, comfortable and downright cool Brand of crinkly-cotton, super-soft cotton Clothing and Accessories. There is a reason Sure Design T-shirts are the world’s most sought after fashionably funky printed T-Shirts, Dresses, Tanks & Hoodies.
Absolut’s Open Canvas project is traveling the nation to transform neighborhoods with street art from local artists. The site in Brooklyn was created by KATSU, Justin Lowe & Jonah Freeman, and more. Next up, San Francisco!
DESIGN: Manhattan in the Grand Canyon by Gus Petro
Swiss photographer Gus Petro traveled to New York City, where he was struck by its density. Then he traveled to the Grand Canyon, where he was struck by its emptiness. Petro combined the photos he took of both locations in a super cool series of photos called “Merge.” More after the jump.
TORRIAN is a Portland-based recycled bag company that contributes to Cambodian artisans’ well being while encouraging style with a global conscience. Torrain aims to save energy and reduce the amount of pollutants in the environment by using all natural and recycled fabrics. Read more about Torrain here.
Dynomighty has opened up the Mighty Wallet canvas to the world and is offering POOLTRADESHOW exhibitors the chance to compete in an exclusive marketing opportunity. In order to compete, you will need to post your brand's wallet design to Dynomighty's Artist Collective site and get 30 backers in 30 days.
"Brinko Ties pushes the envelope of traditional neckwear by striving to give women a powerful yet feminine accessory created just for them, and for the men, a reprieve from the boring and expected.” http://bit.ly/MZ94k8
So, you have a fashion brand. And you want to get better. Get in better stores. Be a better brand. And make a bigger splash at the tradeshows. Well, we designed SWIM LESSONS just for you. It's one day. It's free. And it just might change your life...
Get your glue gun ready – we’re going to have some fun with this and splash one lucky POOL brand with big love and prizes. All booths presented at POOL August 2013 will be checked out, snooped over and admired by our booth design experts, Camp Design Group.
American Apothecary uses fashion as means to promote awareness of social and cultural diversity. Each season the POOL brand focuses on a specific American industry and uncovers unknown truths and misinterpretations by way of graphic tees + sweatshirts.
We sat down with Elle Fure, PR guru at Studio Manhattan Art + Design, to discuss the important stuff, namely how a Vespa and a Canon camera launched the company and what to expect from the brand this season.