March 5, 1998 |
The battle over where Orange County apparel makers will unveil their new lines to retailers is heating up. The owners of MAGIC International are planning a new trade show called MAGIC Sport aimed at the sports-apparel market. The event will run concurrently with MAGIC's fall trade show from Aug. 31 to Sept. 3 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The show runs a week before the Action Sports Retailer (ASR) Trade Expo's annual fall show. The Laguna Beach company's three-day show opens Sept.
November 18, 1996
The fall Comdex show in Las Vegas was the largest trade show in the U.S. last year. A look at the 10 largest trade shows held in 1995 by net square feet of paid exhibition space: *--* Net square feet Rank Show of exhibition space 1995 Location 1 Comdex/Fall 1.30 million Las Vegas 2 The Super Show* 1.24 million Atlanta 3 International Winter Consumer Electronics Show 1.09 million Las Vegas 4 International Construction & Utility Equipment Exposition 1.
August 29, 1997 |
Bud Konheim began to realize the potential of the male apparel market when his company, women's clothing manufacturer Nicole Miller, received a message from fans of one of the few lines Miller produced for men in 1995: colorful, loose-fitting, casual shirts. "Thank you for liberating us from the standard 'old-boy' corporate dress," said the letter, accompanied by photographs of male executives with some Miller shirts covering their heads.
September 21, 1995 |
"In one exquisite moment, Jackie Kennedy became the epitome of glamour and elegance--the uncrowned queen of America. " --Oleg Cassini * Fashion designer Oleg Cassini oozed charm as he spoke Tuesday night with an Orange County audience about his new book, "A Thousand Days of Magic: Dressing Jacqueline Kennedy for the White House." "I wanted to create a book that was a true recognition of what she had accomplished in creating Camelot," he said by phone from New York.
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July 17, 1991 |
A power outage closed the west side of South Coast Plaza on Tuesday, including two Bullock's stores that sent their employees home for the day. A transformer apparently short-circuited in an underground vault at 3:22 p.m., knocking the vault's concrete lid loose and causing the outage in the side of the mall facing Bear Street, said Edison's area manager, Charles Wilson.