Blogs tagged under SOURCING at MAGIC

Discover new factories, manufacturers, and suppliers from countries in Africa as they join our lineup of 40+ countries. Plus, attend special seminars and get access to tips from industry experts as they discuss the continents position as the next sourcing destination. 

SOURCING at MAGIC is where brands, designers and sourcing executives gain access to resources across the entire supply chain. With over 40 countries, the show links you to the global supply chain under one roof. Take a look at what countries are represented at the show!

Home of the industry’s largest complimentary seminar series, MAGIC’s hallmark educational program presents 50+ sessions led by 70+ executive-level speakers.

By Genevieve Scarano, Sourcing Journal

Shoes, as we know them, never stay the same. Footwear’s evolution hails from humanity’s cultural shifts and the creative minds that dominate future wardrobes. For Spring/Summer 2017, don’t plan on disregarding lace up sandals and Stan Smiths just yet. Below is a brief style forecast for next year’s most anticipated footwear season.

Last month, we introduced you to four conceptual trends within our Sourcing Spring/Summer 2017 Trend  Trend Report. Check out the forecasted trends in top collections presented during Fashion Week's around the globe.


Home of the industry’s largest complimentary seminar series, MAGIC’s hallmark educational program presents 50+ sessions led by 70+ executive-level speakers.With topics including trend forecasting, new technology, financial insights, ecommerce solutions and the latest in merchandising, marketing, sourcing, selling and more, interactive talks and panels further business, foster growth and support success.


As part of this season’s focus on sustainable fashion, we’re bringing you Allied Feather & Down, the global leader in responsibly sourced down and current supplier to landmark brands like The North Face, Helly Hansen, Eddie Bauer and more. 

We’re excited to announce that The Sustainable Apparel Coalition will be joining us this August to teach brands and retailers how to implement sustainable, cost-saving practices in their businesses.

Who are the Sustainability Generation of consumers and how can we respond to their demands? 

This new space will offer select designers the chance to open a temporary store in one of Manhattan’s trendiest shopping locales under the tutelage of a more established peer...

As one of the industry's most advanced, vertically integrated knitters, Texollini gets early glimpses of fashion's shifting trends. Based on these insights, Texollini's Director of Merchandising, Sherry Wood dives into the top textile trends for the fashions of 2017.

Stay in the Know: See what trend's we spotted on the SOURCING at MAGIC show floor in our interactive trend report.

This February, SOURCING at MAGIC was the must-see destination for designers, brands and retailers alike looking for leading manufacturers and next season's fashion and color trends. The show also featured wearable technologies, industry seminars, and exciting panels featuring costume designers from TV and film.

This month, we are exploring the influence that notions and closures have made on modern designs. Take a look at our compilation of styles featuring classic and innovative forms of implementing buttons, zippers, and buckles. Plus, don't foget to visit our Fabric/Trim/Print area at SOURCING at MAGIC this February to source closures from top countries.

Perhaps Tommy Hilfiger should have talked to Chris Riegal, founder and CEO of software development firm Stratacache, before he introduced virtual reality (VR) headsets to some of his stores around the world late last year.