Archive for 2016

Thursday, December 29 2016

Discover some of the NEW AND UP-AND COMING brands in Women's at MAGIC. Don't miss all these brands below (and more!) in Las Vegas, this February! 

You're never fully dressed without a smile, but in this case a smile and a festive statement accessorie to top it off!

The cool weather has set in and it’s time to bundle up. We have listed out the top six outerwear style must-haves that you'll find on the streets and on the STITCH shows floor!  Check out these classic on-trend silhouettes that you should be stepping out in, in the new year…

Discover some of the best loungewear brands you will find at CURVE LAS VEGAS this February. 

Scroll down to see our top 12 Women's Loungewear brands, visit their website, stay up to date with the latest styles by following them on social media, make an appointment to see them at the February show, or shop these brands here and now! 

 

 

Outerwear sales are expected to experience a 5 percent year-over-year gain this month.

Flip through our interactive Women's trend reports and discover some of the most coveted trends for Autumn/Winter 2017. 

 

Discover brands we love from WWDMAGIC, POOLTRADESHOW and PROJECT WOMENS!

Monday, November 28 2016
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The Sturm und Drang surrounding instant fashion (aka see-now-buy-now) has died down. Now, a month after the season and the hype, what lessons were learned and what worked?

Discover brands we love from AccessoriesTheShow@WWDMAGIC, CURVE LAS VEGAS and STITCH!

 

Save the sweats for the pre-dinner football game and come dressed for the holidays. It doesn't matter if your pilgrimage is across the country or just down a flight of stairs. Show up looking your best! On the menu in this post: sweaters, silks and sparkle! Try any or all of them and you'll be ready for a feast at the finest resturant or the traditional dinner at grandma's house. 

You know how you're like "Oh, I just need one more little thing for Sheila" every holiday season? Well, these knockout items below are great holiday add-ons! And while window shopping click the image to BUY IT NOW! So good, right?

Discover some of the BIG BRANDS in Women's at MAGIC. Don't miss all these brands below (and more!) in Las Vegas, this February! 

Tuesday, November 08 2016
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WWD's Fashion Director Alex Badia gives us the inside scoop of whats hot, and even better, what's not for the upcoming season! 

Discover brands we love from POOLTRADESHOW, PROJECT WOMENS and CURVE LAS VEGAS!

The must-have bags to make running off to work, heading to class  or just running around the city.

Tuesday, October 25 2016
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Fall in love with a heavy jacket or light weight coat to finish your out-the-door and on-the-town the look. Chic never looked so good!

Not feeling up to putting together an entire Halloween costume before the 31st but still want to get in the spirit? Or maybe you want to show off your festive side at work, but don’t know how to draw the line between over the top costume and "just" festive enough. 

Dresses to make the ghouls drool, accessoreis to die for, and many more perfectly subtle yet spooky pieces from WWDMAGIC brands keep the essence of Halloween alive, all day and all night long!

WWD highlights the key spring fashion trends from designers in New York, London and Milan.

Thursday, September 29 2016

This summer CURVENV Hosted by PROJECT WOMENS made its official debut at Mandalay Bay! See moments from the floor, showcasing the best of Swimwear and Intimate Apparel.

 
Wednesday, September 28 2016

Three hot days were not nearly enough to take in the PROJECT WOMENS show floor this season. Check out all the fun, fashions and not to be missed moments from this season with our official PROJECT WOMENS recap of August 2016!

Tuesday, September 27 2016
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It was another sucessful show for WWDMAGIC this August! Here's a quick recap of moments from the show floor inculding our show video and photos, the WWD Social House highlights, the winner of the Emerging Designer Crème de la Crème contest and our post show trend report!

Friday, September 23 2016
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Get the insider scoop and discover the Spring/Summer 2017 trends in Young Contemporay and Juniors RTW, Women's Sporttswear and Accessories that were seen at WWDMAGIC this past August. We combed the show floor to find the trending styles, prints and patterns, colors, details and inspiration.

 

New additions to the show floor, including some brand new onsite initiatives, and an awesome sponsorship by Next Level Apparel, made POOLTRADESHOW this August one to remember.

The number of fashion conscious retailers and social entrepreneurs is on the rise and MAGIC's Mandalay Bay shows deliver brands just for them.

Though opinions were mixed on which day held the best traffic flow, the August run of PROJECT WOMENS opened with a bang and kept on truckin'.

PROJECT WOMENS Show Director Kelly Helfman talks about what SS 2017 trends she noticed at the show during the conclusion of the August 15-17 run of the show. 

Check out what brands are keeping it conscious this season at PROJECT WOMENS. 

It's a new season at POOLTRADESHOW, which means we have tons of new brands plus so much more to see, including a massive collaboration with Next Level Apparel (#thanks) and more!

Take a peek at what you can expect to see both on and off the floor this season at the PROJECT WOMENS show.

Check out six on-the-cusp collections from tomorrow's most talked about apparel and accessories designers as WWDMAGIC, as we once again welcome the Emerging Designer Showcase to Central Hall. Let us introduce you to WWDMAGIC's August 2016 Emerging Designers.

This August, join us at WWDMAGIC and connect with top style and beauty bloggers covering the show floor. 

Take a look at what's happening at CURVENV Hosted By PROJECT WOMENS!  Don't miss out on Afternoon tea, the champagne toast or attending one or more of the Eveden Fit school seminars! 

It’s show time! Check out the August 2016 lineup of events that you will not want to miss at WWDMAGIC! 

 

 

We have some of the best women in the digital world who are killing the game. Get to know this seasons PROJECT WOMENS troupe of digital influencers before the August '16 show. 

Ashley Graham and Addition Elle have partnered again.

Graham, who has an intimate apparel contract with the plus-size retailer, will launch her new collection, Provocative, this week. This is her 10th line with the brand.

See your best-loved brands and discover new favorites flipping through the MAGIC women’s Spring/Summer 2017 lookbooks.  Do a little research now, see a lot of great brands at the show!

Resort accessories have long embraced color and this season is no exception. Rich bright hues of suede give espadrilles and wedges such as those at Robert Clergerie a luxurious touch. Edie Parker reintroduced their tropical accents and offered a new bucket bag shape in a rainbow color pattern. Designers also balance the resort and holiday offerings for shoes and bags via color with pastels and neutrals being shown alongside deeper shades with shimmer.

Flip through our interactive Women’s trend report and discover the up-and coming trends for Spring/Summer 2017. 

In honor of his majesty, Prince, we decided to pay (indirect) homage to him with trends in PRINTS (get it?  Say Prince and prints…) It's the Summer of prints, here are the hottest, on-trend prints of the season. All inspired by WWDMAGIC brands and product you'll find of the show floor.

CURVENV Hosted By PROJECT WOMENS presents a curated offering of a variety of Intimate Apparel and Swimwear. Take a look at the brands you won't want to miss on the CURVENV show floor this August at Mandalay Bay Convention Center.

CURVENV highlights the newest swim styles expected to hit the beaches and poolsides this summer. 
How do you flaunt your stuff and still keep it covered up this summer?  A sexy one piece!  See these along with everyone’s favorite – the bikini.  But to keep it interesting we’re showing you a few updated versions of this classic beauty.

We’ve curated three unique looks to present a Summer Style Board.  We are serving you beach looks along with a couple of trends we’ve spotted and we’re pretty sure you won’t get bored wearing any of them!

A passion for the sea was the foundation on which Lands’ End was created in 1963, and its new president and chief executive officer is mining that heritage for a new activewear initiative that will launch on Wednesday.

The lingerie and swimwear trade show, CURVENV is on the move in Las Vegas. This August, CURVENV will now be located in the Mandalay Bay Convention Center where it will co-locate with PROJECT WOMENS during the 15th-17th run of the show.

Cool chic alert!  POOL chic alert!  See three great answers to the question that haunts us all – what am I going to wear today?!  Unique head to toe looks brought to you by brands you can find at POOLTRADESHOW this August.

IT'S TIME TO GET SOCIAL! We're super social at MAGIC and so are our brands. Follow us & follow them to stay up-to-date on the latest, and keep track of them this August at the show.

Discover some of the BIG BRANDS in Women's and see them all in Las Vegas, this August!

 

Check out some of the new and up-and coming brands you can expect to see at MAGIC this August!

We're just over a week away from Memorial Day and already dreaming of the BBQs, friends and fun to be had. To set the tone for the day however, a killer outfit is an absolute must. We've brought you 3 looks styled for each region of the United States that feature the brands of PROJECT WOMENS, and are sure to keep you stylish while having fun in the sun and celebrating America.

CURVENV@MAGIC has you covered for a perfect holiday weekend look. Bathing suits and easy breezy BBQ looks for day, and intimates and pajamas with a subtle a patriotic nod for night.

 

The countdown to the 2016 Summer Games in Rio is on — specifically, it’s 100 days until the Games begin on Aug. 5. To mark it, the U.S. Olympic Committee and Polo Ralph Lauren, the official outfitter of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic teams, five games running, are today unveiling Team USA’s Closing Ceremony apparel. 

By Jessica Iredale

At POOLTRADESHOW, we are all about supporting the ma + pop businesses who are Made in the USA. So, show your support to by checking out some of our brands that scream America that you can sport all summer long! And don't forget to look for the Made in the USA sign on their booth at the show.

Summer is full of patriotic festivities and long weekends... Ditch the red, white and blue and focus on the all-American style staples. Honor your country and show off your pride with iconic American pieces from WWDMAGIC brands!

By Jean E. Palmieri

The deal brings together UBM’s WWDMAGIC, Project and Coterie, with BJI’s MRket, AccessoriesTheShow and Fame.

By Sofia Celeste

Linen is a fabric whose popularity has ebbed and flowed with fashion. But in recent years, technology and innovation have helped enhance linen’s luxury veneer — and demand has followed.

Looks to keep you covered from Coachella to Lollapalooza and beyond, from some of our favorite brands from PROJECT WOMENS!

Because we are loving florals this spring, we have brought you some of our favorites from PROJECT WOMENS brands to give you that perfect look for a lot of those Springtime Adventures.

Sexy, style, sophistication and spring brings an array of lovely lace and frisky florals.  Which one are you?

 

We’re putting the F in spring…wait…WHAT?!  Fashion.  Forward.  Fun.  Forever. FLORALS!  Not your garden variety, let these trends plant the seed for your spring wardrobe.

Mata Traders goes Fun & Flirty with Florals in their Spring/Summer collection.  See what the brand is all about... Better yet, shop now for that perfect dress to build the foundation for a whimsical garden party look this Spring.

From the WWD Social House and Emerging Designer Showcase to our resident artist and DJs; once again the concourse at WWDMAGIC was the place to be. Highlights from the show also include our top brands on the concourse (BB Dakota, Free People and BCBGeneration), standing-room-only WWDMAGIC Buyer’s Suite Seminars and our partnership with The Savannah College of Art and Design.

With over 70 new brands this season, and so many exciting things happening on the POOLTRADESHOW floor,  this was a season for the record books!  Check out our full recap to find out what happened. 

This season was not to be missed with so many exciting things happening on the PROJECT WOMENS show floor. Check out the full recap to find out what happened. 

Women’s fashion is getting cozy this fall with a myriad of ways to stay warm and stylish.

Get the low down on the hottest Fall ’16 trends from WWD.

 

Fashion is about so much more than having a great eye. That’s why at MAGIC, it’s our mission to support fashion education, and new and exceptional talent.

This season, we’re introducing you to some of the most promising students from the renowned Savannah College of Art and Design. Read their inspirational stories now so you can keep an eye out for the trendmakers of tomorrow.

Hopping fences and discovering abandoned motels in stylwith Gabrielle Lacasse and Hailley Howard

Retailers visiting the Mandalay Bay Convention Center were immersed in a melting pot of brands during the Feb. 16-19 run.

 

Our esteemed panel of digital editors from the #BloggerPROJECT scoped the floor for the best of the best. With such a great showing of brands on the show floor, the competition was definitely tough this season! Congratulations to all of the winners!

Introducing 2(X)IST Women: Spring / Summer 2016. 

The things you need to know before hitting the Las Vegas shows.

A destination for making a difference with a unique collection of designers making a substancial effort to improve their world ethically, environmentally and philanthropically.  Our Conscious Collections support education, job creation, sustainable practices, health, nutrition, water and initiatives for women, children, animals and social justice.

Once upon a time, you could wear your status on your sleeve, your taste emblazoned across your chest. The brand that spoke to you could be proudly displayed on a T-shirt, bag or pair of jeans. Now comes a new trend — no labels — which is causing traditionally label-happy brands such as Abercrombie & Fitch and its sister brand, Hollister, to steadily lose market share. 

This season, visit CURVENV@MAGIC in Central Hall at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The Fall/Winter show will be highly focused on intimate apparel with a selection of top swimwear brands.

Get the most out of PROJECT WOMENS with curated environments and events created to elevate your show experience. Plus, amplify your time at POOLTRADESHOW with edge-cutting happenings, mixers and parties. 

It's time for the show! Are you #MAGICREADY? Here at WWDMAGIC, business and play are all one package deal! Take a look at our February 2016 lineup of events!

We’re turning up the heat on winter with an original editorial brought to you by PROJECT, featuring Troubadour Goods, Snowman NYC, Christopher Fischer and Rudsak. 

This February, join us at WWDMAGIC and connect with top style and beauty bloggers covering the show floor. Plus, don’t miss our daily panels in the WWD SOCIAL HOUSE where you can learn more about social media, trends, and more! 

Wednesday, January 13 2016

Get to know some of the best bloggers in the game to create live content straight from the show floor. Meet the bloggers from the #BloggerPROJECT here!

By Debra Borchardt

Santa Claus finally arrived for retailers as consumers stepped up following a slow start to holiday shopping, at least from the perspective of the just-released MasterCard SpendingPulse report.

Make the most of your time on the show floor - click through our women's look books and decide who you want to see before you get to Las Vegas. Discover brands across all categories and learn where to find them this February.