More New Fashion Than Ever Before at Atlanta Apparel

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April Atlanta Apparel Market is April 10 – 14, 2018 at AmericasMart Atlanta

Atlanta Apparel April Runway Show

Atlanta Apparel April Runway Show

Our team is constantly on the hunt to find the latest and greatest. Their expert eyes are finding the lines discerning retailers want to carry. It’s a mix buyers are not finding anywhere else. - Caron Stover, vice president of Apparel Tradeshows.

A record number of new exhibitors combines with new amenities and experiences to herald the new season at Atlanta Apparel. The April Atlanta Apparel Market—showrooms April 10 – 14, 2018; temporaries April 11 – 14, 2018—promises what’s new and next in women’s apparel, accessories, shoes and more for fall/winter 2018.

“Over and over again, top lines are finding their Southeastern homes at Atlanta Apparel,” says Mary Sullivan, senior vice president of Leasing for AmericasMart Buildings 2 and 3. “They see us as the ultimate gateway to style-driven retailers across our region and the nation.”

New showrooms CP Shades, EmpowerDesign, Lizas, Mud Pie, Nakamol, Samuel Dong, and VIKOLINO join expansions from Kendra Scott, Nanette Lepore, NICASA/Dreamcatcher, Pomegranate and Pretty Persuasions at the Market.

Gallery 11 West, Atlanta Apparel’s curated collection of contemporary brands, expands with nearly 1,500 square feet of additional exhibition space on Floor 11. New lines A/C Collective (Lost in Lunar, Unreal Fur and BOYISH jeans), EMG Denim, Mare Mare and Roberta Sher join returning collections Black Halo, Brothers + Sisters, Chan Luu and Simpatico in the inspirational brand showcase.

“We love and continue to show at Atlanta Apparel for many reasons,” says Emily Waldron, regional sales manager for Johnny Was, who recently renewed its relationship with Atlanta Apparel. “Not only is it convenient and the best way for us to reach our customers other than being on the road, but it has proven to be successful year after year. With a large territory like the Southeast, having one place for our customers to come and see our extensive line is mandatory for our success. The Atlanta Apparel Market is easy to navigate, a one-stop shop for our current buyers and a great way to reach new accounts.”

Atlanta Apparel’s celebrated temporary collection continues to break records, offering its largest coterie of new-to-Atlanta brands at the April Market.

“Our team is constantly on the hunt to find the latest and greatest,” says Caron Stover, vice president of Apparel Tradeshows. “Their expert eyes are finding the lines discerning retailers want to carry. It’s a mix buyers are not finding anywhere else.”

Highlights of the new exhibitors showing at the Market include Georgia Girl Designs in Jewelry & Fashion Accessories; Black Tape, KANCAN, Lovposh, Inc. and Sweet Claire in NOW! Young Contemporary; ban.do, BIANA, LLC, Caitlin Elizabeth, Haley and the Hound, Hillhouse Marketplace, rosie + belle llc, and Siempre Viva Clothing in Premiere Contemporary/Resort; Johnston & Murphy in Premiere Shoes, Rokoko by Dazz in Premiere Young Contemporary and NITEX LTD in READY! Ready-to-Wear.

Atlanta Apparel taps top influencers from around the nation to talk trends in new Market programming. Mary Gui of “Layers of Chic,” Makayla McAfee of “Fashionably Kay,” Brittany Sjogren of “Loverly Grey” and Macy Stucke of “Stuck on Style” showcase their favorite looks and trends for fall/winter 2018 in a style presentation and panel discussion moderated by Katie Jacobs, owner of Cheeky Peach in Athens, Ga., at 10 a.m. on Thursday, April 12.

Atlanta Apparel’s April fashion events showcase upcoming fall/winter 2018 trends. The interactive Sips & Snaps live photoshoot experience returns to the Market with 3 p.m. sessions showcasing Premiere and Resort on Wednesday, April 11, Ready-to-Wear on Thursday, April 12, and New Exhibitors on Friday, April 13. The fall/winter 2018 trend runway show is Thursday, April 12 at 6:15 p.m.

The April Atlanta Apparel Market is collocated with the VOW | New World of Bridal® Market, Tuesday, April 10 – Thursday, April 12, 2018.

For more information, visit AmericasMart.com/April.

ABOUT AMERICASMART
AmericasMart Atlanta is the nation’s only global wholesale marketplace housing the world’s single-largest collection of home, gift, area rug and apparel merchandise. The largest of AmericasMart’s 16 annual Markets and shows, The Atlanta International Gift & Home
Furnishings Market and The Atlanta International Area Rug Market in January and July are the ignition switch for global retailing with buyers from every U.S. state and as many as 70 countries discovering product in more than 1,500 showrooms and more than 3,000 temporary exhibiting companies. ICON HONORS, the home and gift industry’s most celebrated recognition program, is produced and staged annually by AmericasMart.

Located in downtown Atlanta, the AmericasMart complex contains more than 7.2 million square feet of space. It’s a huge global stage on which manufacturers, designers and sales representatives unveil new lines, launch new designs and introduce new categories – all for the benefit of buyers seeking all that is fresh and first in the home, rug, gift and apparel arenas. For more information, please visit http://www.AmericasMart.com. Follow us @AmericasMartATL or @atlantaapparel.

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