June Apparel & Accessories Market To Feature Top Brands, New Collections

DALLAS – May 17, 2023 – The first apparel and accessories show of the summer in Dallas will feature top brands, trending merchandise, and new collections in permanent showrooms and temporaries, Dallas Market Center has announced. Continuing its momentum of shows attracting buyers from coast to coast, the June 27-30 Apparel & Accessories Market will welcome thousands of retailers seeking what’s new and next from emerging designers and best-selling brands.

“June is the show for trending styles and fresh new collections,” said Cindy Morris, president and CEO of Dallas Market Center. “Our marketplace will be full of new looks to help independent retailers stand out and attract more business as consumers seek to express their sense of style.”

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

The show theme is “Soft Focus” which emphasizes light fabrics, organic shapes, natural tones, vulnerability and fragility together with ethereal, dreamlike visuals creating a uniquely modern mythology. Special displays, activations and events will call upon the theme to inspire retailers for the upcoming season.

New and Notable Exhibitors

Footwear is a category enjoying tremendous growth in Dallas, and its location on the 10th floor allows for a greater number of brands. New and noteworthy brands for June include Bullboxer, Legend Footwear, and Zee Alexis.

Apparel and accessories options also continue to grow. On the 13th floor, the temps will feature more new brands including Pissenlit, Bululu Resort, Nicola Bathie, Briton Court, and Modern Picnic.

Recently opened on the 15th floor is WBC Clothing from Los Angeles in WTC 15442. WBC is a multi-line contemporary showroom representing brands including Brave + True and Gold + Stone. Recently expanded on the 15th floor is Style Consortium (WTC 15018), which features brands including Hale Bob, Bel Kazan, Caryn Vallone, Fresh Laundry, River & Sky, Skemo, StitchDrop, Sundown Lounge, Tractr, and WordsCount. Also on 15, original cowboy boot maker Hyer Boots (WTC 15173) has revitalized its western wear with a new showroom.

These exhibitors join a growing community of brands including key contemporary lines such as Celia B, Cristina Sabatini, Felicite, Inclan, Jessie Liu Collection, La Fuori, Love The Label, Meghan Fabulous, Silka, Talisman, and more.

In KidsWorld Studio, A Nice House (WTC 8701-32) offers appliqued and collapsible toy and storage boxes for a kid-friendly, organized home. Lisa Perry (WTC 8654) expands her showroom and relocates to the atrium.

A complete list of new, expanded and relocated showrooms is available in the current issue of Spark magazine, online, and at market.

THE GOODS by Brand Assembly

On the 10th floor of the World Trade Center is the showroom and trade experience THE GOODS by Brand Assembly which debuted in January. The 17,000 square foot space showcases dozens of exceptional and elevated brands presenting their collections across all product categories including apparel, accessories, footwear, gift, home décor, and western. Stand out brands include Scotch & Soda, Alternative Apparel, Jeffrey Campbell, Sierra Winter Jewelry and Champion. Special events and activations include the following daily hospitality:

  • 11:00 AM – 3:00PM - Live chainstitching by Lunchroom Anxiety | Limited quantity of Champion and Alternative Apparel shirts available for personalizing
  • 11:00 AM – 4:00PM - RELYT Tea Bar

From 4p.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday they will host a Happy Hour with Specialty Cocktails. Finally, they will offer permanent jewelry from Link x Lou – check the showroom for a schedule.

Market Events

All buyers are invited to a variety of industry, social, and hospitality events including complimentary receptions, special photo ops, and more. Event highlights include a market party and fashion show on Tuesday evening, June 27 with the theme of Ethereal Beauty. Join us in the World Trade Center atrium at 5 p.m. for complimentary drinks and the fashion show at 6 p.m.

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.

7th Floor Cash and Carry

Meeting the demand for immediate delivery, all buyers are invited to see the largest selection of products available for immediate purchase on the 7th floor. More than ten new showrooms recently opened and include apparel and accessories as well as gift items and fine jewelry.

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 $124. 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.

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.