Archive for the 'Apparel & Accessories' Category

During our recent Apparel & Accessories Market, the Runway Review Trend Fashion Show was on fire with looks that wowed the crowd. Models featured the latest color, fabric and pattern stories in contemporary wear while the audience snapped pictures of the trend filled runway that later filled Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.
Retailers will convene in Dallas for men’s fashion ranging from classic looks to contemporary styles during the Men’s Show, August 10-12. Here’s a preview of some new and noteworthy lines at Market to look forward to!
Take a look at our recent partnership with VOWS: Magazine highlighting the key bridal trends for 2014/2015.
As you may have noticed on our Facebook page the past couple of weeks, we're celebrating the 10-year anniversary of FashionCenterDallas®. Since we’ve been sharing profile features of exhibitors on social media, it’s only fair to show our blog a little love – “flashback Friday” style!
Market tours with Rawlins Gilliland, retail expert and previous national director of sales and product at Neiman Marcus, are always a big hit with buyers looking for products to set them apart. With the demand of Rawlins’ tours growing, I headed out to collect some of his best tips and highlights to enliven sales and expand buyers’ customer bases.
The January Apparel & Accessories Market kicked-off this morning and we want to say a big Texas welcome to the buyers and exhibitors from across the country who are gathered in Dallas from today until Sunday!
The Marketplace is buzzing today during the first day of Apparel & Accessories Market, which runs through Sunday! While you’re here, be sure and check out a few of our exhibitors’ new lines, showrooms and expansions.
The Pop! Trend Fashion Show on Oct. 24 at 5:45 p.m. will be an evening of fashion, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and live entertainment as fashion comes to life with contemporary assortments from guest designer Byron Lars.
Jewelry Designer Gerard Yosca, a legend among the fashion and jewelry elite, will make a personal appearance in the Brad Hughes & Associates showroom on Thursday afternoon, Oct. 24 and Friday, Oct. 25 during the Dallas Apparel & Accessories Market.
Dallas Market Center is thrilled to present the Montreal Collections in partnership with the Quebec Ministry of International Relations, La Francophonie and External Trade and the Québec Délégation in Atlanta. The Collections will be a featured segment during the fashion show on October 24th, at 6 p.m. in the World Trade Center Hall of Nations.
Pencils are sharpened and new shoes are bought. As fall approaches, back-to-school preparations are in high gear, so why not take this time to refresh your business too! Your supply list may be a bit more advanced, but our “back-to-school” pointers will help you have a holiday season for the record books.
Next week, exhibitors from coast to coast will travel to Dallas to showcase the hottest lines in apparel and accessories for thousands of retail buyers. These retailers look for trends in every style from classic looks to the latest contemporary styles to put in the hands of their customers!
If you haven’t experienced a Rawlins Gilliland Market Discovery Tour yet, it’s time. Your next opportunity will be during the upcoming Dallas Apparel & Accessories Market (August 14-17) when he will lead three educational tours.
From classic styles of structure and tradition to edgy and freeform wear, the hottest menswear lines will be in Dallas August 3-5. This exclusive, order-writing show hosts top exhibitors from coast to coast – not to mention the newest emerging trends.
Eva Walsh, vice president of business development at Dallas Market Center, recently shared her suggestions for achieving buying success in Dallas in a Q&A with California Apparel News.
We were so excited to honor this year’s The Next Big Give winners at The Inspired Event last Thursday! The Inspired Event also featured a fashion show with the hottest fall trends as well as the Merchandising Makeover drawing. We had a fantastic time and hope our buyers did, too! [More...]
Spring is the perfect time to brighten, rejuvenate, and freshen your store. They don’t call it spring cleaning for nothing! Leave the work to us by entering our FREE “Merchandising Makeover” drawing today. You could win a store consultation worth more than $2,000 from Dallas Market Center representatives. [More...]
During the recent Apparel & Accessories Market in January, I had the opportunity to join Rawlins Gilliland on his Discovery Tour: Fashion Accessories in SCENE on the World Trade Center 13th floor. Rawlins is a hysterically witty character who truly relates to his buyer audience! [More...]
October Apparel & Accessories Market at DMC offered a range of International resources! The Montréal Collections were featured including lines in permanent showrooms promoted by the Quebec Government Office under the Montréal Collections name. [...]
During the recent October Dallas Apparel & Accessories Market, Retail Fashion Consultant Gregor Simmons, of Gregor Simmons Ltd., shared these trends for Spring 2013. Here are some highlights. [...]
We’re so thrilled that the Apparel & Accessories Market is only one day away! We’re especially excited to have Ilaria Venturini Fendi, of the famous Fendi family, join us. [...]
Finally, wrinkles are in! During a recent showroom tour for DMC staff, we found some travel-friendly lines on the World Trade Center 14th floor that we just had to share! [...]
The legendary Hilton Anatole in Dallas is pleased to announce the creation of its new, contemporary steakhouse, SĒR (pronounced “sear”). [...]
Looking for the latest, cutest baby & kid products? Look no further than our KidsWorld Studio board on Pinterest! But before you look at the board, you should be warned. Cuteness alert: These items will have you repinning for hours. […]
Finding Your Way: There is a map for each floor of our buildings. We know the screen on your phone is pretty small, which is why we’ve made it so you can zoom in easily. [...]
Get Updated! There are 2 ways you can update our App. Occasionally, our developers send out an update to the App Store. This type of update means we have added new functionality, made something easier to use, or have fixed a bug. [...]
Buyers at the Total Home & Gift Market have a new neighborhood to shop this Market! The Territory, a cross-over apparel and accessories Western neighborhood located on the WTC 14, presents chic Western options that buyers should check out for their stores. […]
These days we rely on our mobile devices for so much. They’re always with us. Not only do they connect us with others, they also help us find places for lunch, navigate traffic, schedule our days and remember important things. We can’t live without them – or maybe we could, but we’d hate to try. [...]
The FINDS Dallas Temp Show kicks off in just TWO WEEKS with staggered opening and closing dates! Can you believe it? It’s going to be a BIGGER AND BETTER show with two brand new categories, Foodie FINDS and Table & Houseware FINDS, and dozens of new lines throughout!
Freight, Shipping, Drayage, Material Handling – What do these terms mean? You have to be a tradeshow warrior to understand how all the different trade shows use these terms. I won’t pretend to know the nuances of other venues, but I can sort them out for our markets. [...]
You’ve been waiting patiently all week, so here is your third installment of some of the show-stopping products you’ll see during the FINDS Dallas Temp Show (June 21-24 with staggered opening and closing dates). [...]
This week we have 5 more FINDS Dallas Temp Show exhibitors to highlight! Make sure you visit their booths during the FINDS Show, June 21-24 (staggered opening and closing dates). [...]
Here’s your first official installment of Five FINDS, a weekly rundown of five of the fabulous products you’ll find in the FINDS Dallas Temp Show this June! [...]
This June we will host our 5th group of The Next Big Thing finalists & we could NOT be more excited – time flies when you’re having fun! Each summer our finalists take the next step in getting their products out into stores – and we make new friends along the way, which we love! [...]
I’m not sure if you’ve heard the good news, but Dallas Market Center is once again an official sponsor of the Miss Rodeo America organization (MRA). Yeehaw! I had the pleasure of attending the pageant last December, where I live tweeted from all of the events, including the National Finals Rodeo (NFR).
I started the ASHARD RICHLEY handbag line with the driving purpose of providing women with functional and fashionable bags at pocket friendly prices. We have come a long way since our launch in 2009 and it just keeps getting better! ASHARD RICHLEY has been showing at Dallas Market Center since its inception and we now love being a part of the Brad Hughes showroom!
Back in August, Dallas Market Center launched its second annual national search for retailers who give back in their communities, lovingly called The Next Big Give. After scouring the more than 50 nominations from across the United States, the judging panel settled on two winners: A. Dodson’s and Brookshire’s Food & Pharmacy.
While at Market this week and weekend pop in and see our new market-time shared showroom, ADORN – Accessories for a Cause. ADORN is located in WTC 13-13852 & 13-13652. We asked the designers and reps behind each line a couple of questions – What’s the story behind your line? What’s one of your favorite memories of how you’ve seen the line make a difference? Check out what a few of them had to say!