Atlanta Apparel Bustling With Engergy on Day 1

Feb11_LogoThe February 2011 Atlanta Apparel Market is officially open and is already bustling with energy! With giveaways, fast-paced daily fashion shows and thousands of retail buyers eager to stock up for spring, Atlanta Apparel is off to a great start.  Buyers are being welcomed by a dynamic mix of fresh, trendy spring looks in apparel, accessories and shoes this Market.

Offering up the best of the best in glittering jewelry, fresh colors and exclusive styles, exhibitors are glowing as they buyers shop in their unique showroom and temporary booth environments.

Plus, the events started today! The Daily Strut jumpstarted Market with its trendy hightlights, and the Light-Up Lip Gloss Giveaway generated thousands of smiles that illuminated Building 3.

There’s more to come tomorrow! Don’t miss The Style Runway Fashion Show tomorrow evening–preceding the cocktail party at 5:45 on Floor 2. You don’t want to miss this exclusive showcase of next season’s hottest trends, headlined by Judith March.

Atlanta Apparel Sets the Stage for 2011 Retail

Feb11_LogoWith the finishing details in place, Atlanta Apparel gears up for the New Year’s first Apparel Market, kicking off tomorrow, Feb. 3. Poised to welcome thousands of retailers, Atlanta Apparel is featuring the hottest trends of the upcoming seasons in women’s, men’s and children’s apparel with a special focus on Accessories.

As this year’s hottest category, accessories have gained the spotlight at Atlanta Apparel. These products that sell—and fast—will dominate Market. Supporting this trend is an educational seminar with forward-thinking speakers tapped to address how and when to add accessories and shoes to your business.  Accessories are crucial for a successful product mix, and this Market, Atlanta Apparel raises the stakes in variety of product offerings with hundreds of lines in jewelry, handbags, watches, belts and more–in styles fit for every buyer. IMG_9419

Plus, don’t miss the Daily Strut Fashion Shows, taking place every day at noon and 3 p.m. These mini-runway events highlight the premier trends of Market and support Friday night’s Style Runway Fashion Show, taking place at 6:30 p.m. on Floor 2.

Atlanta Apparel is your destination for trends, events, education and fun for the upcoming retail season. Prepare to be immersed in the fashion forward excitement tomorrow, Feb. 3 beginning at 11 a.m. with a Light-Up Lip Gloss Giveaway!

To read the entire Market release, click here.

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October Market Off to a Great Start

OctshowThe October Atlanta Apparel Market threw open the doors on Thursday and welcomed retailers from around the nation. This Market retailers are looking for immediate fall and the hottest trends and lines for Spring.

The energy at Market was high on day one with exciting events and the opening day of the new swim and resort category called SPLASH on floor 3.

The Daily Strut, which takes place everyday at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., has highlighted the styles retailers can find right now during Market.

Plus, the Friday night hit, the Style Runway fashion show, drew crowds from every floor of the building. Everyoneoctshow gathered in the atrium on floor 2 to watch the show featuring Montreal Collections. And, Montreal Collections featured one of their hottest designers, Samuel Dong. Samuel Dong presented 30 outfits from his Spring 2011 collection, followed by other Montreal lines. For the show’s grand finale, other Atlanta Apparel exhibitors and designers showed their lines and collections after the debut of Montreal Collections.

And, there’s still more to come. It’s only day two of Market! Be sure to experience all at the last Market of the year!


montreaAtlanta Apparel will once again have the honor of featuring Montréal Collections as the headlining sponsor of the October Atlanta Apparel Style Runway Fashion Show. And, to top it off, Montreal Collections will be celebrating its 10th anniversary in Atlanta. To highlight this monumental anniversary, Montréal Collections has a few surprises planned for the show, including spotlighting renowned designer Samuel Dong.

Samuel Dong will present 30 outfits from his spring 2011 collection. This Montréal designer, originally from China, is famous for his creative and artistic designs, whose inspirations come from nature. His magnificent masterpieces featuring elaborate fabrics, embroidery combinations and big ruffles will take center stage at the show.samdong

Montreal Collections Style Runway is set to take place on Friday, October 15 at the October Market. The party begins at 6 p.m. with a cocktail reception, proceeded by the debut of Samuel Dong’s collection, along with 20 other Montreal designers, at 6:30 p.m. It all takes place in the atrium.

Plus, there will be a cocktail reception after the show in Samuel Dong’s showroom: Diane and Alan – 11-N-106.

Be sure to not only make it to the fashion show, but also the pre- and post-parties!

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To read the entire release and get more details on all the designers, click here.

Atlanta Apparel is Haute for Prom this August

HauteforProm1In just a few weeks, retailers from around the globe will experience the Nation’s Largest Prom Market.  To make the huge number of must-have fashion pieces easier to navigate, Atlanta Apparel is hosting the world’s top special occasion designers in one fabulous evening at the largest fashion show of the year, Haute for Prom. Taking place on Thursday, August 26 at 6:30 p.m. in the atrium LOUNGE on Floor 2, Haute for Prom will spotlight designer’s latest styles and trends.

Taking center stage are five featured sponsors. Gold sponsors Kiss Kiss Formal by Mary’s, Dana Mathers, Mac Duggal and Alfred Angelo, along with silver sponsor Terani, will highlight collections of prom, bridal, pageantry, homecoming, Quinceañera and social occasion and accessory designs opening the show with their newest collections. Plus, there will be dozens of more names to see throughout the evening

Buyers will also be able to see the Style Runway
Fashion Show on Friday,HauteforProm2 August 27 at 6:30 p.m.
in the LOUNGE, Floor 2. The Style Runway Fashion Show, sponsored by Amy J Hill and Judith March, will feature young contemporary, premiere, ready-to-wear, holiday and resort accessories and special occasion trends. And, buyers are invited to join us for complimentary cocktails prior to the fashion show at 6 p.m.

Can’t make these shows? Check out the daily fashion shows taking place in the Atrium Lounge at 11a.m. & 3p.m.

For more details on the events through out August Market please click here.

June Market: Cocktails, Fashion and Fun!

June1If you thought the April Market was a knockout wait until you see what the June Market has to offer! June is packed with cocktails, fashion and fun! A few of the spectacular Atlanta Apparel offerings include a must-see fashion show, complimentary cocktails, chic-swag giveaways and opportunities to attend retail seminars presented by successful business practitioners from all over the Southeast. Showcasing new trends for the fall and early holiday season, the Market is offering buying opportunities throughout its permanent showrooms and temporary exhibits in contemporary, young contemporary, women’s, men’s, children’s and accessory categories. We hope to see you all there June 10-13, 2010!

More information on the June Market can be found here.

Parasuco Jeans Headlining Style Runway Fashion Show

FashionShow1June is quickly approaching which means Atlanta Apparel’s Style Runway fashion show is just around the corner! There are so many events going on at the June Market you won’t want to miss. Here is your chance to sort through an amazing selection of apparel. The fashion show will be presented by Canada’s Parasuco Jeans as the headlining sponsor.

Trends showcased during the Style Runway fashion show by Parasuco Jeans include chic new styles for fall and early holiday season. Parasuco will open the fashion show by presenting lines from the women’s, men’s, children’s anFashionShow2d accessory categories. Plus, after Parasuco’s collection you can see a showcase of the trends and featured lines premiering at Market.

Come to the daily fashion shows at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. in Floor 2 Atrium, take part in fabulous giveaways and try to catch the beer and wine cart throughout Market! Don’t forget to stop by THE LOUNGE in the Floor 2 Atrium at 6 p.m. preceding the Style Runway fashion show at 6:30 on Friday, June 11 for a cocktail reception!

More information on the Style Runway fashion show can be found here.