About Kim McCoy

Senior Managing Editor at AmericasMart Atlanta

Best of Atlanta 2015

Last week at The Atlanta Gourmet Market®, we celebrated the gourmet industry’s finest with our annual Best of Atlanta awards. Congratulations to the following winners!

  • Fox Point Farm’s Fabulous Fudge Sauce for Best Chocolate and Goat Milk Caramels in Salted Vanilla for Best Candy (Non-chocolate)
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  • Sable & Rosenfeld’s Tipsy Tapas Cheese Stuffed Baby Squash for Wild Card
    Sable and Rosenfeld

  • Plentiful Pantry’s Thai Coconut Soup for Best Soup
    Plentiful Pantry
    In addition to top gourmet products, excellence in visual design was celebrated by the Atlanta Fall Gift & Home Furnishings Market® and The Atlanta Gourmet Market® BEST OF SHOW award, presented to Never Lose Hope Designs.

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Welcome to VOW 2015

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VOW New World of Bridal opens its doors today to buyers from across the country. With unmatched showrooms, runways and essential trends this is the bridal market not to miss. Here are just a few of the top brands you’ll find at Market this week.


  • Watters and WTOO
    Watters is a treasured name in the bridal wear industry thanks to hand-stitched details, luxurious fabrics, and innovative designs. They’ve been designing wedding dresses for 30 years, and continue to evolve with changing bridal trends and style influences. WTOO offers affordable bridal gown and bridesmaids options. (12-E318)
  • Enzoani
    Merging traditional and modern European styles into exquisitely handcrafted gowns, Enzoani is a young, vibrant company that focuses on cutting edge design demonstrating a full understanding of high fashion with rich detail. (12-N100B)
  • Justin Alexander
    Inspired by the 1950s and 60s, Justin Alexander offers the finest vintage and couture wedding dresses updated with modern twists to make them perfect for contemporary brides. (12-W367)
  • Badgley Mischka Bridal
    Design duo Mark Badgley and James Mischka have made their name over the past two decades with elegant, stylish, and wearable evening gowns and accessories. Now they’re dazzling the world of bridal with their signature style. (12-N100B)

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Saborama  ·  Tarik Ediz  ·  Terani  ·  Eleni Elias
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Nicole Bakti  ·  Kourosh  ·  Allure  ·  La Femme

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Find all these lines and so much more September 16-18, 2015 at Atlanta Apparel.

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

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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

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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.