Buying Trip to Las Vegas
by Ari Takata-Vasquez
This week Miles and I were in Las Vegas to attend the 'Magic' tradeshows. Because we carry so many brands we go to all the shows; ENK, Project, Liberty, Agenda and Capsule. Needless to say, it's an exhausting endeavor. It's crazy that we're already buying for our Fall/Winter collection.
While a lot of buyers make appointments with their current brands we make a point to walk all the shows. We're always on the hunt for new brands that fit our aesthetic. We were excited to find a few brands carrying androgynous and asymmetrical pieces that we will definitely be buying.
Fashion does not sleep. In January I was in New York for even more tradeshow walking and it was not only tiring but cold. This isn't to make it sound like it's all work and no play. Our flight back home to Oakland was delayed so we had enough time to see a show. We watched Zumanity by Circus du Soleil and it was amazing. The acrobatics are insane and each piece is impeccably executed. We also found some great alcoholic shakes which is a total win-win situation. Our favorite hashtag #fattienotfoodie definitely applies here.