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JUN 20

Fall 2/Winter Market 2019 Recap

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Fashion Industry Gallery (f.i.g.) Fall 2/Winter Market Showcases 

Top Contemporary Brands & Designer Debuts for National Retailers

 

(DALLAS, TX – June 14, 2019) Taking place June 5 – 7, 2019, contemporary wholesale venue Fashion Industry Gallery’s Fall 2/Winter Market attracted buyers from major retailers and better boutiques across the country to downtown Dallas. Buyers from approximately 400 stores, representing the West and East Coasts, Midwest and Southwest regions, sourced from top apparel and accessories showrooms and juried premium temporaries. 

 

Joining f.i.g. brands A.L.C., Citizens of Humanity, Current/Elliott, French Connection, Joie, Nicole Miller, Rory Ashton, Spiritual Gangster, Trina Turk and many more, designer lines debuting at f.i.g. in June included Ali & Jay at Hasson Costa Showroom; Atelier & Repairs and Le Jean at Hatch Showroom; Harper Wren and Skylar Rose at 2Fourteen Showroom; and Lukka Lux at Suite Shop. Finley Shirts also premiered a new permanent showroom.

 

The “figlets” market ambassadors were dressed by DL1961, ética denim, Gold Hawk, Farrah b, FRNCH and Melissa Shoes. Buyers enjoyed complimentary catered meals from Low Country Quisine and spa services between appointments, and the anticipated “Fashions in the Park” event on the evening of Thursday, June 6, featured gourmet hors d’oeuvres from the Fairmont Hotel, craft cider by Austin Eastciders and sweets from the Kitty Bunny Bakery food truck.

 

Read on for post-market quotes from f.i.g. exhibitors:

 

“The staff at f.i.g. is exceptional. They go above and beyond to accommodate the showrooms, vendors and retailers. Fashions in the Park is also a great opportunity for stores to connect with showrooms and visiting vendors from New York and Los Angeles.”
- Shannan Catlett, White + Warren

 

“Fashion Industry Gallery works best for upfront orders. It's a smaller environment with a boutique feel that makes stores want to shop.” 
- Amy Coffey, Accessory Concierge

 

“Our new showroom brings a fresh perspective. We gained new buyers at this market, and our visitors love f.i.g.’s upbeat, positive vibe with all the fresh new fashion”
- Finley Moll, Finley Shirts

 

“Here at f.i.g., our passion is fashion – it’s what we live and breathe,” says Fashion Industry Gallery Marketing Director, Lisa Petty. “We take pride in showcasing an unmatched selection of upcoming best-sellers from must-have contemporary brands.” Fashion Industry Gallery also provides luxury shuttle service for buyers to and from additional area venues to facilitate sourcing in the missy/mature, western and cash-and-carry categories.

 

About Fashion Industry Gallery
Fashion Industry Gallery (f.i.g.) is a boutique wholesale venue open to the fashion retail trade, offering top contemporary apparel and accessories showrooms, as well as juried premium temporaries, from Los Angeles, New York and Dallas. Located within a high-design, hospitality-driven venue in the Arts District in Downtown Dallas, f.i.g. hosts five apparel markets per year spotlighting the leading brands in the fashion industry. Along with housing one of the leading fashion markets in the nation, f.i.g. is also a coveted event venue of approximately 28,000 square feet available for private, corporate and charity events. The f.i.g. special events venue is also home to two of Dallas’ most acclaimed events, the f.i.g. Finale Sale and the Dallas Art Fair. For more information visit fashionindustrygallery.com and follow @fashionindustrygallery on Instagram.


Upcoming Market Dates
AUGUST 21-23 Holiday | Resort         
OCTOBER 23-25 Spring 1

 

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