MAGIC opened today at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nev., featuring a wealth of licensed apparel.
Moshi Monsters will unveil a raft of licensed products, including hair accessories and jewelry from Silvergoose (U.S. and Canada); hosiery from High Point Designs (U.S. and Canada); costumes from Disguise (U.S. and Canada); bags and backpacks from Accessory Innovations (U.S.); fashion tees from Freeze (U.S.); cold weather and rain gear including hats from Berkshire (U.S.); sportswear and outerwear from M. Hidary (U.S.); intimates and sleepwear from Saramax (U.S.); footwear from Black & White (Canada); rainwear from Calego (Canada); and sportswear, outerwear, sleepwear and intimates from NTD (master apparel licensee, Canada).
Marvel licensees exhibiting at MAGIC will be apparel and accessories from Freeze, JH Design Group, Mad Engine, Elope, Junk Food, Mighty Fine, JEM, Bioworld, Signorelli and HER Accessories.
Reality TV personality Ami James from TLC’s series "NY Ink," will make an appearance at MAGIC to promote his new apparel line with Sherry Manufacturing.
The line will debut this month at Wooster Street Social Club, James’ New York City based-shop.
Kensie will debut its new ladies footwear line at the Platform tradeshow in Las Vegas. The footwear is developed through a licensing agreement between Vida Group and KMJ Brand Holdings, a division of Bluestar Alliance. The line will be found in boutiques and better department stores this fall.
"WWDMAGIC has reached beyond the fashion industry to provide our buyers with creative inspiration, which lies at the heart of our industry,” says Chris DeMoulin, MAGIC International president and executive vice president of Advanstar’s fashion group. "As always, MAGIC unites the whole spectrum of fashion to create the kind of energy and enthusiasm that only comes from exploring and discovering exciting new talent at MAGIC."