About Kim McCoy

Senior Managing Editor at AmericasMart Atlanta

Celebrity Sightings from Children’s World


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With more than 700 children’s lines open for orders during Atlanta Apparel, there’s something for everyone – even the children of Hollywood. Take a look at some recent celebrity sightings. Find all the lines at Atlanta Apparel at AmericasMart Atlanta. Next … Continue reading

Kids Trends for Fall/Winter 2015


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During March market at Atlanta Apparel, It’s a Kidsworld magazine’s Caryn Salomon shared the top children’s trends for Fall/Winter 2015/2016. We took those insights and found examples in showrooms across the 13th floor. Here’s a peek at some of our favorite fashions. Wildly … Continue reading

Must-Haves for Fall 2015

It may be time for Spring Fever, but we’re feeling the love for Fall at Atlanta Apparel. Be sure to stock up on these key pieces for your store.

The Turtleneck
Cut with a slim, high neck, wear as a classic staple layering piece. Or opt for a chunky, outsized neckline to wear as a standalone item.

Paul & Joe, Atlanta Apparel at AmericasMart

Paul & Joe

BCBG Max Azria, AmericasMart.com

BCBG Max Azria











Sachin + Babi

Sachin + Babi










The Wide-Leg Flare

Cut from fluid fabric to accentuate the flare. Look for added masculine details at the waist.

Rebecca Taylor

Rebecca Taylor












The Nipped-Waist Coat
Cut in a classic, tailored silhouette. Add darts or a tailored belt for a nipped-in, modern and feminine shape.

Trina Turk

Trina Turk











The Sweater Dress

Constructed in fine-gauge ribs for a slim silhouette. Graphic contrasts add interest to elongated proportions.

BCBG Max Azria sweater dress fall 2015

BCBG Max Azria

Sita Murt sweater dress fall/winter 2015

Sita Murt









See all these brands and much, much more at Atlanta Apparel, March 19-23, 2015.

Trend forecasting and images courtesy of WGSN


Earrings – Beyond the Stud

Earrings are making a statement this season. During January Market at Atlanta Apparel, we saw a stunning selection of bejeweled earring jackets, front-and-back peekaboo earrings, ear climbers and cuffs from several of our exhibitors. Take a look!

Earring jackets, earring cuffs. House of Harlow at Atlanta Apparel. AmericasMart.com

House of Harlow

SUCCARRA Showroom (Melanie Auld)

(Melanie Auld)

CC Skye jewelry at Atlanta Apparel

CC Skye

Judson & Company

Judson & Company




For the Boys

Looking for something new for the guys? Check out these picks from around market.

This ultra-portable grill from Kikkerland is perfect for a hamburger on the go. (Just Got 2 Have It! Building 2, 1721)
Kikkerland portable grill at AmericasMart Atlanta
Ties are reimagined into picture frames from Two’s Company. (Building 2, 1717)
Two's Company tie frames at AmericasMart Atlanta
For the Star Wars fan, how about light saber grilling tongs from Underground Toys? (RPM Gifts, Buildng 2, 1739)
Underground Toys light saber grill tongs at AmericasMart Atlanta
Step up their game with a handsome horseshoes set from Henley. (Appelman Schauben, Building 2, 1829)
Henley horseshoes caddy at AmericasMart Atlanta

Combine two loves, beer and sports, with these bottle openers from Tokens & Icons. (Building 2, Floor 1, Booth 1-502)
Tokens & Icons unique can openers at AmericasMart AtlantaGuys need pampering, too! Try some of the shaving products from Jack Black. (Just Got 2 Have It, Building 2, 1721)
Jack Black men's shave products at AmericasMart AtlantaAnd so much more! All at AmericasMart Atlanta. The Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market is happening now through January 13.


Juniors Trends for Spring/Summer 2015

Tomboy Crop
Loose tomboy tees shrink to cropped proportions for a casual take on spring-relevant abbreviation. Look for relaxed fits, boxy silhouettes with hemlines ranging from midriff to hip-grazing.

Ward and Ward Showroom at Atlanta Apparel. AmericasMart.com

Ward and Ward Showroom

Transparent Tee
Delicate translucency elevates basic tees, adding an element of airy peek-a-boo fragility to this everyday staple. Tees are boyish and outsized in proportion. Look for overlaid appliqué, block panels, graphics and repeat motifs for added interest.

J.O.A. at Atlanta Apparel. AmericasMart.com


Delicate Pullover
Slimline pullovers are airy thanks to weightless yarns, pointelle play and openwork stitches. Look for decorative stitches and lacy textures in white or delicate pastel hues.

Ward and Ward Showroom at Atlanta Apparel

Ward and Ward Showroom

Halter Dress
S/S 15 catwalks are awash with halterneck silhouettes, updating simple day dresses with a fresh shoulder-exposing detail. From stiff shifts to femme fit-and-flares, look for crossover, tied and buttoned straps with playful prints, 3D textures and embellishment.

Madison Mathews at Atlanta Apparel -- AmericasMart.com

Madison Mathews

Retro Set
Matched sets continue, with the newest incarnations referencing 1950s pin-up girls, with a touch of rebellion via barely-there hemlines. Crops pair with high-waisted miniskirts and hot pants.

Ward and Ward Showroom

Ward and Ward Showroom

Trend forecasting courtesy of WGSN/Stylesight.

It’s T-shirt Time!

T-shirts are back for Spring 2015. With an assortment of witty taglines and eye-catching designs, you’re sure to find the perfect tee for your customer. We’ve assembled a few of our favorite Southern exhibitors in the 400 section on Floor 3, right off the escalator. Stop by to check them out, and keep an eye out for the T-shirt trend throughout Atlanta Apparel.

Charlie Southern at Atlanta Apparel -- AmericasMart.com

Charlie Southern

Southern Doe at Atlanta Apparel - AmericasMart.com

Southern Doe

Written at Atlanta Apparel - AmericasMart.com


Southern Cross Apparel at Atlanta Apparel - AmericasMart.com

Southern Cross Apparel

Southern Snow Auburn University shirt at Atlanta Apparel - AmericasMart.com

Southern Snow


States of Mind at Atlanta Apparel -- AmericasMart.com

State of Mine