A look at some of the executive-level appointments and resignations from the last two months.
Alternative Apparel has appointed Erik Joule as president and chief merchandising officer. Joule will be based out of the Alternative Apparel design office in Los Angeles, and report directly to CEO Evan Toporek as well as work closely with founder and chief creative officer Greg Alterman.
The award show red carpet is a playground for celebrities to experiment and push fashion boundaries. Proceed with caution when designing your own wardrobe to avoid being on somebody’s “worst dressed list.” Promotional apparel can allow for fun and flexibility without crossing the line.
S&S Activewear, the apparel supplier from Bolingbrook, Ill., announced the addition of lifestyle clothing brand Alternative Apparel to its extensive line of imprintable apparel and accessories. Alternative Apparel is well known in the retail arena for their edgy basics with one-of-a-kind washes and signature vintage softness.
How are boy bands influencing young men's fashion? Forget about thought-provoking lyrics, One Direction is bringing the fashion heat.
When I’m out of ideas, I have an old stand-by I like to write about—I’m talking pre-Kardashian family. I’m not a fan of guessing games, so I’ll tell you straight up: it’s like Paris Hilton, duh. Unfortunately, my material is not “Be Dazzled” appropriate, but being that it’s mid-2012, you’ve probably heard it all anyway.
I love almost everything about the ‘80s. I was born in 1980. I love new wave and synthpop. I’m obligated to love movies like “Adventures in Babysitting,” “Howard the Duck” and “Dirty Dancing.” And, while I still have a genuine love for jellies (in every glitter-infused color), I suppose I also have to defend other staples of ‘80s fashion.
I hope everyone who attended PROMOTIONS EAST 2012 had a great time. From educational seminars and an up-close look at the latest in promotional products to fashion shows (Fashion-EAST-a) and “after-dark” networking events at the hottest clubs, how could you not?