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SEPTEMBER 25, 2018

Brand Previews


We're thrilled to present you with a standout lineup of apparel, accessories, footwear, and lifestyle brands for the debut of LABEL ARRAY. Scroll down for a peek.




EVERLY CLOTHING

LA-based EVERLY CLOTHING was founded by sisters Fabiana Choi and Adriana Leaw whose vision was to create contemporary wardrobe classics that are stylish & playful, notable for clean lines & beautiful prints. We think they've accomplished just that and are excited to have them at LABEL ARRAY.




WANDERER BRACELETS

WANDERER BRACELETS is a handcrafted jewelry company whose designs represent your life’s journey - the people, places, and symbols that have made you who you are.
Produced with traditional methods by artisans in Bali, Indonesia.

Do you have a mantra or golden rule that your staff lives by?
"Not all who those who Wander are lost." -Tolkien.

What's one interesting fact you'd like buyers to know about this brand?
We want to be transparent about our production and encourage our customers to be inquisitive about where everything they buy comes from.

If your brand was a place on earth, what would it be?
Bali, of course!

Which designs/products are you most excited to present to buyers at the upcoming show & why?
Heading away from the coast, our new Adventure Collection includes three new pendant and color releases of Ax, Pine Tree, and Campfire with our Best Seller, the Big Mountain Bracelet. In addition, our recently released pendants inspired by Paris and New Orleans include the Fleur de Lis, Key, and Eiffel Tower are a foray into European symbology, a first for our tropical brand.

Who or what are some of your brand's muses & inspirations?
Travel, Wanderlust, Exploring new horizons.

What are some of the most exciting trends you are seeing?
Conscious gift giving - and we are all about it!




JOYA

A portion of the sale of every JOYA piece is donated to a very worthy cause: women. The brand pledges their time,
talent, and proceeds to their charity partners because giving back means a lot to the company.

Do you have a mantra or golden rule that your staff lives by?
JOYA was created by women for women. When women support each other incredible things can happen.

What's one interesting fact you'd like buyers to know about this brand?
All of our JOYA pieces are handmade, created from the finest natural materials, employing generation sold jewelry making techniques.

If your brand was a place on earth, what would it be?
The vibrant, colorful streets of the communities where many of our pieces are made in India and Bali.

Which designs/products are you most excited to present to buyers at the upcoming show & why?
We are pretty excited to share our Deco Diamond Collection! These pieces are made with tiny diamond shards set in a random mosaic pattern that creates an incredible sparkle. Our exclusive Deco Diamonds offer unique style while providing an interesting handmade story. Multiple beautiful styles offered.

Who or what are some of your brand's muses & inspirations?
We are inspired by our international travel and the lives of all of the women we meet.

What are some of the most exciting trends you are seeing?
We are loving the layering trend! Why stop at just one or two rings, bangles or necklaces when you can layer them to create a style just your own!




JIVA ACTIVEWEAR

JIVA is activewear built to outlast the sun and sweat. From studio to brunch + beyond, JIVA's garments are quick-dry, body-contouring and anti-microbial.
The range included active, swim, and lounge wear.

JOIN JIVA FOR A SPECIAL YOGA CLASS PRESENTED AT LABEL ARRAY
Monday, October 8 | 3:00 - 4:00 pm
CLICK HERE TO RSVP




BKR

Lifestyle brand BKR is known for their clean beauty products & chic BPA-free, glass & silicone bottles that provide beauty lovers with a clean, safe way to stay hydrated.
The brand has a cult following that inlcudes beauty editors, celebrities & fashion industry influencers.




MUSSE & CLOUD

MUSSE & CLOUD is a Spanish footwear brand committed to the continuous improvement of manufacturing processes to achieve the greatest comfort and carefully designed shoes. The brand is most notable for its premium leather, detail-oriented crafstmanship, and contemporary aesthetics.




EVELYN & BOBBIE

EVELYN & BOBBIE is committed to creating beautiful and purposeful intimate apparel products that make your life better.

Do you have a mantra or golden rule that your staff lives by?
Stand tall and lead from the heart.

What's one interesting fact you'd like buyers to know about this brand?
We are a women-led company, based in Portland, Oregon—a hub for groundbreaking performance apparel design.

Which designs/products are you most excited to present to buyers at the upcoming show & why?
We are excited to present three style of knickers - our High-Waisted Thong, Mid-Rise Girlshorts, and Retro Bikini.

Evelyn & Bobbie understands how important fit is, that’s why we have specifically engineered a four-way stretch fabric. Our unique fabric and bonding stretches to your body shape allowing one size to fit most for women size 0-16. 

Nude is not one color. We’ve created five options in a range of complexion colors that match varying skin tones for a sleek modern look that blend under light-colored clothing.

Created with comfort and quality as the first priority, our knickers are made from luxuriously soft fabric that stays in place throughout your day. Combine our fabric's unique softness with smooth, flat seams that feel minimal against your skin and you'll feel so comfortable, you'll forget you're wearing them. 

Who or what are some of your brand's muses & inspirations?
Our CEO, Bree, named the company after her two matriarchs: two real women who represent the union of Beauty and Purpose. Evelyn symbolizes grace and poise, and Bobbie symbolizes creativity and hard work.

What are some of the most exciting trends you are seeing?
Inclusivity for all women. Our brand symbolizes sisterhood and connection.




HADRON EPOCH

HADRON EPOCH is a design studio based in Los Angeles, creating premium-grade quality planners, journals, notepads, desktop goods, and practical lifestyle items to help customize your day-to-day routine. Their style is modern and clean, with a splash of chic in between. They hope to make the world a more vibrant place—one high-quality design at a time.




SBICCA

Founded in the 70s, SBICCA is a quintessential California brand whose designs are inspired by its sunny, freespirited lifestyle.
The brand is beloved for its vintage & bohemian inspired styles, most notably for clogs, wedges, and platform sandals.




DEX

DEX is comfortable, feminine, on-trend and affordable. The brand features an assortment of easy-care fabrications, novelty textures and of-the-moment must have pieces. Each collection is inspired by the latest runway looks & are designed for the fashion-conscious woman.

What's one interesting fact you'd like buyers to know about this brand?
We bring value to our customers with an incredible product, competitive price points, and gross margin share. Dex Clothing offers the Guaranteed Sales Program, to allow retailers to be more competitive with less risks taken.

If your brand was a place on earth, what would it be?
California for its relaxed, chill & trendy lifestyle.

Which designs/products are you most excited to present to buyers at the upcoming show & why?
The DEX S/S19 collection is a combination of vibrant colors, bold prints and unique textures. Designed to seamlessly transition from cool Spring evenings into hot Summer days, the collection is infused with notable layering styles that will carry you through till Fall. The Spring/Summer 19 collection is one that is fun, flirty and feminine, playing up our women’s personal sense of unique style.

Who or what are some of your brand's muses & inspirations?
Blogger/Influencer Emily Herren

What are some of the most exciting trends you are seeing?
Vibrant colors & bold prints, relaxed silhouettes, and 90’s inspired


 


 

SEPTEMBER 10, 2018

Spring 19 Brand Previews


This October, CMC launches a new, reimagined showcase for women's apparel, accessories, footwear, beauty, gift & home.
Here are just a couple of notable exhibitors you won't want to miss.




CHINESE LAUNDRY | DEBUTS NEW BRAND

We're excited to host the LA Market debut of 42 Gold at LABEL ARRAY. 42 Gold is the newest footwear brand developed by LA-based Chinese Laundry, who will also show CL by Laundry, Kristin Cavallari by Chinese Laundry, and Dirty Laundry. Don't miss the opportunity to be one of the first retailers to view the unveiling of 42 Gold exclusively showing at LABEL ARRAY.

Additionally, in celebration of 42 Gold's launch, buyers and the general public are invited to the Chinese Laundry Van on CMC's 9th Street Plaza during Label Array. Shop exclusive styles and walk away with some complimentary swag.

Until then, we're sharing a few favorites from Chinese Laundry's latest lookbook featuring the beautiful Jamie Kidd.






PERI | IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Made in Southern California, PERI is an eco-friendly brand using locally sourced organic cotton and ethically-produced in concert with fair-trade artisans and factories. Learn more about what inspires the designer behind the brand below.


Do you have a mantra or golden rule that your staff lives by?

If you are moving towards it (sustainability) you are not moving away from it.

If your brand was a place on earth, what would it be?
The California coast!

Which designs/products are you most excited to present to buyers at the upcoming show & why?
Buyers are still very enthusiastic about the Baja Dress we debuted for Spring 2018. We offered it in two lengths: midi and long versions. This Spring 2019, we're excited to offer a shorter version [black dress pictured above]! We're also introducing a flowy tank dress that we love. It's very versatile and fun, with colors that pop!

Who or what are some of your brand's muses & inspirations?
Designer Peri Donch is a California native inspired by the fluidity of the days into nights, California topography, desert sage, the ocean blue of Laguna Beach, the grey of San Francisco's skyline, the deep brown of the sequoias, and the purple of morning glories.

What are some of the most exciting trends you are seeing?
As a sustainable brand, we're most excited to see the sustainability trend continuing to grow and the positive impact it will have for the future of fashion.











  
Label Array is produced by CMC (California Market Center)   |   110 East Ninth Street, Los Angeles, CA 90079   |   213.630.3600