DALLAS – December 19, 2019 – Dallas Market Center, the only lifestyle marketplace in North America and the center of style from both coasts, announces exclusive details for the upcoming Apparel & Accessories Market, January 14-18. The market will present retail buyers an inspiring look into styles for the Spring/ Summer 2020 season, along with new must-have lines, returning top brands, and an exciting trend event.
The marketplace will present more than 1 million square feet of apparel and accessories in permanent showrooms and temporary space including a full range of categories and price points.
Among the new apparel and accessories lines debuting in the Temps neighborhoods, located on the 12th and 13th floors of the World Trade Center, are: Fresh Produce, Kozan, Julie Vos, Kinsley Armelle, and The Sawa Shop. Returning apparel brands on the sold-out 12th floor include Entro, Listicle, Umgee, and Wishlist Apparel anchoring more than 250,000 square feet of temporary resources.
Footwear continues to grow inside the Dallas marketplace, now one of the largest presentation in the U.S., with new lines debuting at January Market such as Birkenstock, Børn Footwear, EMU Australia, Lemon Jelly, and others.
As demand grows for plus-size collections, the number of resources in Dallas has expanded to include Andree By Unit, Crazy Train Clothing, Double D Ranch, Foxcroft, Grace in LA Denim, and She + Sky.
“January is the must-attend event for busy buyers to discover on-trend styles at all price points,” says Cindy Morris, Dallas Market Center President and CEO. “Only in Dallas will retailers be able to source best-sellers along with new brands and even new product categories to help make their stores a destination.”
The January event will also feature enhancements across the 13th floor including new and expanded showrooms and amenities including a mini food truck, a Beauty Bar, and a Snap and Share Photo Box. Buyers are also able to source popular beauty and wellness products in Shine, the exclusive pop-up on the 13th floor. Exhibitors include: Hotline Hair Ties, No Crap In It, Rocca Socks, Sofie + Peri, Tigerlillies Soap Emporium, and Wild Child Lash Co. One floor up on the 14th floor the marketplace is expanding its western resources and women’s apparel, accessories and footwear lines with 35+ open permanent showrooms in advance of the 2021 debut of WESA shows in Dallas. And the 15th floor will host a Brow Bar and a new Pop-Up Fashion Show featuring looks from the recently relocated contemporary apparel showrooms.
In addition to the thousands of emerging and established wholesale women’s brands, Dallas Market Center will host an interactive trend display. Buyers will be able to explore patterns, textures and colors as they come to life inside Fashion Inspiration Stations in the atrium of the World Trade Center, and a $500 Market Cash drawing will be held to be spent inside the marketplace. Hospitality will also be provided such as daily complimentary Starbucks, market orientation tours, and a buyers’ lounge for relaxation. For a full list of events and offerings, visit the Market event page.
Dallas Market Center has also partnered with local designer Hance Taplin, founder of streetwear brand By Way of Dallas, which includes t-shirts and jackets with messages promoting city pride. The collaboration will include a photo installation and an exclusive jacket that will be revealed during January Apparel & Accessories Market.
Note that January Apparel & Accessories Market will take place adjacent to Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, the first market of the calendar year, providing retail buyers a one-of-a-kind opportunity to discover more resources in gift showrooms and for exhibitors to experience two waves of loyal buyers.
For more information on events for January Apparel & Accessories Market, visit the market page on the Dallas Market Center website or download the Dallas Market App. Also, keep up-to-date on all information by visiting Dallas Market Center on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and the DMC Blog.
About Dallas Market Center
Dallas Market Center is a global business-to-business trade center and the leading wholesale marketplace in North America connecting retailers and interior designers with top manufacturers in western apparel and accessories, home décor, furniture, gifts, lighting and fashion for women, men, and children. Inside its dynamic, five million square foot campus near downtown Dallas, nearly 200,000 customers from all 50 states and 85 countries seek industry trends, business education and new products via open-daily showrooms and from exhibitors participating in trade events held throughout the year. The Dallas Market Center website is available at dallasmarketcenter.com.