May 10, 2024
June Atlanta Apparel debuts new on-site experience

The June edition of Atlanta Apparel presents a full slate of notable exhibitors in key categories – accessories, game day and Autumn/Winter 2024 – augmented by a reimagined on-site experience with full-day market activations, daily brand-sponsored giveaways and hallmark Atlanta Apparel events. The market runs June 4 – 7 at AmericasMart Atlanta.

“Buyer and exhibitor experience is the bread and butter of what we do at Atlanta Apparel, and we are excited to expand upon on-site offerings that not only enhance the market experience, but also provide more time to shop,” said Caron Stover, ANDMORE senior vice president, apparel.

Notable offerings highlight Atlanta Apparel resources

This June, Atlanta Apparel will showcase over 3,200 brands across permanent showrooms and temporary exhibits, with both new and key names showcasing in top June categories.

New this market, Atlanta Apparel presents one new permanent showroom – STACYKNOWSCLOTHES (contemporary) – alongside seven new temporary exhibits – Elle Grey (loungewear); By Jenna Lee (handbags); Halara (loungewear); Handbag Express (handbags); Lake Lady (contemporary); Miss Love (young contemporary) and The Andi’s List (boutique display resources). In addition to new, six notable brands return to Atlanta Apparel after a hiatus for its June edition: Cora’s Den (accessories); Dash Forward (graphic tees); Emory Park (young contemporary); Pretty Garbage (young contemporary); Soda (shoes) and Very G (shoes).

Notable exhibitors are showcasing in key June categories across 800+ combined temporary exhibits and permanent showrooms. Game day exhibitors include: All That Glitterz; Cola Stacks; Dash Forward; Duo Threads; Jane Marie; Le Lis; Mary Square; Peach Love California; Prince Peter Collection; Queen of Sparkles; SM Trading; Stated Apparel; Taylor Shaye; Teleties; Timing; Town Pride; Tres Bien; and What’s Hot. Accessories exhibitors include: ABLE; Brenda Grands; Brianna Cannon; By Jenna Lee; Chansuttpearls; Freyers Eyewear; Golden Stella; Inspire Designs; Julie Vos; Linny Co; Lost and Found Jewelry; Mignonne Gavigan; Sorrelli; Teleties; The Luxury Bee and Yochi.

Additional notable showrooms are: 8th Story (contemporary apparel); Camel Threads (accessories); Carole’s Collection (contemporary apparel); CK Showroom (contemporary apparel); HOBO (contemporary apparel); Lost and Found Jewelry (accessories); Mavi (apparel and denim); PAIGE (denim); Place Showroom (contemporary apparel); Queens Designs (accessories) and The Globe Showroom (apparel and accessories).

Additional notable temporary exhibits include: Chinese Laundry (shoes); ENTRO (young contemporary); Gretchen Scott (contemporary apparel); Hem & Thread (young contemporary); Jen &Co. (accessories); LiaBella (accessories); Matisse (shoes); Mudpie (apparel and accessories); Oliphant (contemporary apparel); Simply Southern (apparel and accessories); Skies Are Blue (young contemporary); TCEC (young contemporary); UmGee (young contemporary) and Zutter (contemporary apparel and loungewear).

Atlanta Apparel permanent showrooms will be open on six floors: 6 (fine jewelry), 7 (cash & carry), 8 (accessories and contemporary), 9 (contemporary men’s and women’s), 11 (contemporary and accessories), and 13 (children’s). Temporary exhibits are concentrated on four floors: 1 (young contemporary and cash & carry), 2 (accessories, premiere apparel and shoes), 3 (accessories and apparel) and 4 (young contemporary and contemporary). For a full list of brands exhibiting at Atlanta Apparel, visit atlanta-apparel.com/exhibitor/directory.

In addition to anchor apparel resources in Building 3, many gift and home décor showrooms will be open during market in Buildings 1 and 2 to help buyers source a more diverse product mix. Multi-line gift showrooms, including Diverse Marketing, Daniel Richards, The Simblist Group, Two’s Company, Harper Group, Road Runners and more will offer a wide range of collections from stationery to candles, tabletop décor and accessories.

A complete list of participating open showrooms will be available on the show’s website in the coming weeks.

At-Market Events Reimagined for June Edition

For its June edition, Atlanta Apparel has amplified its on-site festival-themed “JuneFest” buyer experience, with the introduction of full-day activations to provide more time to source, more daily brand-sponsored giveaways and hallmark Atlanta Apparel events.

On the first day of the market on June 4, buyers can learn about Atlanta Apparel brands in the first of three full-day giveaway opportunities: Custom Button Down Embroidery with Timing and Lumiere in the Floor 4 Curated Gameday Lounge. Wrapping up the first day of buying, attendees and exhibitors are invited to celebrate market at the hallmark Atlanta Apparel Kickoff Party, with a Western twist, at 6 p.m. in the atrium, featuring the signature sip & spin, with Whistle Pig Whiskey and market-branded giveaways.

Also on Tuesday, The Boutique Hub will host two at-market events: The Boutique Hub Market Tour: Game Day Edition at 11 a.m. in the curated game day lounge and The Boutique Hub Tour Reception Party at noon in the Boutique Hub Showroom on Floor 9.

On Wednesday, June 5, buyers can capture their market OOTD at the day-long fashion illustration station, located in the Floor 3 Curated Accessories Lounge. At 2 p.m., attendees can visit the Wendy Babchin Showroom for a bracelet giveaway.

On June 6, buyers can learn which color palettes best fit their wardrobe at the full-day Color Analysis Station in the Floor 5 Curated Autumn/Winter 2024 Lounge. From noon to 1 p.m., the Mid Market Soiree will engage the Floor 5 Buyer Resources center with complimentary cocktails, live music and custom Atlanta Apparel giveaways. At 2 p.m., attendees can visit the Liza Kim Showroom to receive a one-of-a-kind piece of jewelry.

As buyers and exhibitors wrap up selling on June 7, market attendees are invited to the Friday Live Happy Hour at noon, with mimosas and many opportunities to Go-Live with CommentSold.

Additionally, retailers can draw inspiration from Atlanta Apparel’s New & Now Installation in the registration lobby, showcasing products from new-to-market brands. For specific category inspiration, buyers can visit the three curated category lounges: Accessories on Floor 3, Game Day on Floor 4 and Autumn/Winter 2024 on Floor 5.

Hallmark market amenities include grab-and-go breakfast and coffee from Tuesday through Friday and daily new buyer orientation sessions led by Sarabeth Jackson, ANDMORE Director of Buyer Services for apparel. Attendees also can take advantage of complimentary mid-morning and afternoon treats throughout the building. Other daily amenities include free breakfast, happy hours and more.

Showrooms and temporary exhibits open concurrently on June 4 and run through June 7. The market is open 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. daily, except on Friday, when, the market opens at 9:00 a.m., showrooms close at 6:00 p.m., and temporary exhibits close at 2:00 p.m. For more information and to register for the June Market, visit the Atlanta Apparel website.




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