Dallas Market Center Is Home to Hottest Trend in the U.S.; Delivers Top Brands for June Apparel & Accessories Market


DALLAS – May 17, 2024 – Dallas Market Center is the home of the hottest fashion trend in the U.S., a blend of western and contemporary, which will be showcased across the marketplace during the Apparel & Accessories Market, June 11-14. Buyers will see more on-trend brands inside new and expanded showrooms as well as exhibitors showing in Dallas for the first time.

“Retailers are eager to find products that will ring registers, and only in Dallas will they find more contemporary and western looks for the upcoming season,” said Cindy Morris, president and CEO of Dallas Market Center. “We have new exhibitors and expanded spaces, as well as gameday, and plus size lines.”

Pre-registration, which is the exclusive method to receive a FastPass for quicker entry, is now available at dallasmarketcenter.com.

New and Notable Exhibitors
Look for these new and expanded brands.

The 13th floor continues to add new exhibitors, including Match Point Inc. (13894 WTC), TRVL Designs (13450 WTC), and Risen Jeans (WTC 13604). On the 15th floor Milk & Honey Showroom (15933 WTC) and Objectives (WTC 15636) are debuting new showrooms for June Market. Expanding are D'elementstyle (15745 WTC), UnCommon Fashion (15656 WTC), and Milio Milano (WTC 15963).

The 7th floor is home to Cash and Carry permanent showrooms for immediate needs. Hotline (7812 WTC), Spaghetti Western (7404 WTC), and Western Life & Style (WTC 7820) have expanded their showroom and Panache Apparel (7822 WTC) has taken a permanent showroom for their women’s apparel and accessories after exhibiting in the temporaries.

The apparel and accessories Temps are showcased on four floors: WTC 10, 11, 12 and 13. On WTC 13, you’ll find new and noteworthy collections of apparel showcased from exhibitors including Aureum (WTC 13-2108), Ellsworth + Ivey (WTC 13-1710), Mickey's Girl Jewelry (WTC 13-1701), Natalie Wood Designs (WTC 13-1716), By Jenna Lee (WTC 13-1707), and Hampton Road Designs (WTC 13-1708). The Emerging Designers area features fresh finds from Easton Elle (WTC 13-1703), Holystone (WTC 13-1600), Lulu's (WTC 13-1902), Rosie + Belle (WTC 13-1719), The Button Girl (WTC 13-1602), and The Goldie Hat Co (WTC 13-1700).

On the 10th floor, Young Contemporary Temps will include dozens of brands including luxury apparel brand Banjul (WTC 10-1225) and fashion-forward Original USA (WTC 10-4400). Footwear is a growing category that brings in great brands, both well-known and emerging designers. New and noteworthy for June are JP Original (WTC 10-2109), Nix + Ness (WTC 10-2308), Dolce Vita (WTC 10-2300), and Lemonade Shoes WTC 10-2105,

The 12th floor presents hundreds of young contemporary resources from leading brands including Common Daisy (WTC 12-4218), Creamon Apparel (WTC 12-4806), Girl Dangerous (WTC 12-2606), Halara (WTC 12-2012), and Loucia (WTC 12-3200). The 11th floor is Cash & Carry, with immediate goods across many categories with dozens of exhibitors and products from exhibitors such as Accessory Concierge (WTC 11-1308), Chansuttpearls (WTC 11-1202), Delicate Raymond (WTC 11-1011), Hollis (WTC 11-1304), House of Cottonwood (WTC 11-1108), and Washco Apparel (WTC 11-1409).

Gameday apparel and accessories are big business and are available throughout the marketplace. On the 10th floor, the latest gameday footwear is available at Gameday Boots (WTC 10-2402). The 12th floor features new styles in gameday apparel at Main Strip (WTC 12-4824), Adrienne Inc. (WTC 12-2400), Bibi (WTC 12-1818), Davi & Dani (WTC 12-1430), Peach Love CA (WTC 12-1316, 1428), Day + Moon (WTC 12-1119), Timing (WTC 12-1111), GeeGee (WTC 12-3201), and She + Sky (WTC 12-1204).

On the 13th floor there is a mix of apparel, accessories, and footwear throughout permanent and temporary exhibitors. In permanent showrooms, you’ll find trending gameday products in Duo Threads (WTC 13868) and Brianna Cannon (WTC 13434). Find great gameday apparel and accessories with our temporary exhibitors, too. That includes trending apparel at Ames Layne X Tru Colors Gameday (WTC 13-1516), LivyLu (WTC 13-2112), Charlie Southern (WTC 13-2113),Gameday Social Apparel (WTC 13-2035), Kickoff Couture (WTC 13-2134), Sweater X Vetter (WTC 13-1802), and Town Pride (WTC 13-1820). Key stops for gameday accessories are Kenz Kustomz (WTC 13-1006), Beaded Blondes (WTC 13-1303), Capri Designs (WTC 13-2134), Golden Lily (WTC 13-1300), Hampton Road Designs (WTC 13-1708), Nickel & Suede (WTC 13-1524), Onie + Sky (WTC 13-1103), By Jenna Lee (WTC 13-1707), Teleties (WTC 13-1610), Tart by Taylor (WTC 13-1620), and The Button Girl (WTC 13-1602).

Plus Size Styles
Shop great collections of plus size fashions from our temporary exhibitors and permanent showrooms including Angie (WTC 15020), Aratta (WTC 15010), Johnny Was (WTC 15270), Layerz Clothing (WTC 13606), and PLANET (WTC 15971). Temporary exhibitors on the 10th floor with Plus Size include Baeverly by Wellmade (WTC 10-4600), Be Cool (WTC 10-1310), and Just Black (WTC 10-1408). The 12th floor has Fate (WTC 12-4201), Judy Blue Jeans (WTC 12-1124), and See and Be Seen (WTC 12-4700). You can find plus size resources on the 13th floor in Why Dress WTC 13-1924.

Market Events and Tuesday Fashion Show
All buyers may attend industry, social, and hospitality events including complimentary receptions, education sessions, and more. A complete list is available on the website and app. Event highlights include:

Tuesday, June 11
  • The Dallas Experience with The Boutique Hub | 1 pm | WTC 7 – Atrium

    Walk the 7th floor with Ashley Alderson and Samantha Conner of The Boutique Hub and discover Dallas Market Center Cash and Carry resources!

  • Contemporary Trend Fashion Show | WTC 1 – Atrium

    o5:00 p.m.: Pre-Show Party: Contemporary Trend Fashion Show. Enjoy complimentary cocktails and music before you take your seats for Idyllic!
    o6:15 p.m.- 8 p.m.: 16. Join us for our Contemporary Trend Fashion Show and get inspired! Find the looks you love in apparel and accessories and where they can be found throughout the permanent and temporary exhibitors.

Wednesday, June 12

  • Fashion Feature: A Retail Conversation 
    2pm | WTC 10 – Atrium

    Join us for this engaging discussion with Samantha Conner from The Boutique Hub and retailers and exhibitors as they discuss the significance of the customer experience and how to perfectly curate it in your boutique.

A full schedule of events is available on the Dallas Market Center website

For New Buyers

New buyer applications are at record levels, and to support new buyers, Dallas Market Center is offering a daily new buyer orientation. Attend the New Buyer Scoop each morning at 9 a.m. on the 1st floor of the World Trade Center for tips and tricks to prioritize your day and a rundown of what’s new.

Spark Magazine: Summer Issue
More than 50,000 retailers and designers are receiving the latest issue of Spark magazine, the stylish pre-market publication highlighting trends, what’s new inside the market center, and insights from makers and influencers. The cover story is a profile of the largest rep agencies at Dallas Market Center and the power of relationships to support retailers. This issue also features one of the four lighting trends from annual Lightovation Trend Report plus home trends with a Texas design style; other articles focus on gifts; fashion; and highlights of new and expanding showrooms throughout Dallas Market Center plus a special section The Temps at Total Home & Gift Market. Finally, the magazine offers plenty of reasons to explore new restaurants and Instagram worthy backdrops around Dallas.

Unmatched Hotel Offers
Dallas Market Center partner hotels are offering new, lower rates to support buyer travel budgets. Dozens of hotels, many within walking distance of the campus, are offering updated rates as low as $127. Rates valid until 2 weeks prior to Market, based on availability and are subject to change at any time so please reach out to Market Travel online or by calling 214-744-7444.

Other June Markets
Taking place in June is Total Home and Gift Market and KidsWorld, June 19-25 (TEMPS 19-22) and Lightovation June 19-22.

For upcoming markets, visit the Dallas Market Center website and download the Dallas Market Center mobile app. Also, keep up-to-date on all information by visiting Dallas Market Center on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and the DMC Daily Dose.

About Dallas Market Center
Dallas Market Center is a global business-to-business trade center and the leading wholesale marketplace in North America connecting retailers and interior designers with top manufacturers in gourmet and housewares, home décor, holiday/floral, gifts, lighting and apparel. Inside its dynamic, five million square foot campus, nearly 200,000 customers from all 50 states and 85 countries seek industry trends, business education and new products from exhibitors throughout the year via dominant trade events for gift, home décor, holiday and floral; the nation’s most comprehensive apparel and accessories markets featuring the latest styles from East Coast and West Coast designers; the largest residential lighting trade event in North America; and the largest and most successful open-daily design center. The marketplace is located in the strongest economic zone in the country. In addition, more than 80% of Dallas Market Center buyers report that they do not shop other market centers. To make plans for upcoming markets, visit the Dallas Market Center
website and download the Dallas Market Center App. Also, keep up-to-date on all information by visiting Dallas Market Center on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and the Dallas Market Center blog.