Change, Change, Change

March 06, 2017

I have just returned from MAGIC (Men's Apparel & Garment Industry of California) in Las Vegas, the largest garment show in the world with over 100,000 attendees from all over the world. I have been attending MAGIC for over 20 years, every February and August. I meet with many of my current vendors and look for new vendors as well. I have conversations with many great merchants from all over the US.
I take time every day to write down what I learned--and spend time on reflection on how I can improve the store and myself.
This trip was no different--so much enthusiasm, excitement, and creativity-- that my head is still spinning.How do I bring back to Clarion the excitement of a new season?  And share with you the fashion that is exploding?
I will be conversing with you about some of the new lines and products that are headed our way; I know change is here to stay.  One of the newest lines arriving tomorrow is Vineyard Vines. Started in the South, Vineyard Vines has worked its way North--with great new wovens and knits. The quality is excellent and the colors and plaids are rich in tradition.  I think you will love this new addition to the store and look forward to showing it to you!
Jim Crooks
 





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