F.I.G. News

Dallas FIG Buyers Take Tentative Approach
Given what many described as a tough year, merchants bought carefully and close to season. By Holly Haber DALLAS — Jumpsuits, rompers and off-the-shoulder necklines continued to hold sway with retailers shopping the spring market at Fashion Industry Gallery. Popular denim ...
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Dallas FIG Fights Off Weather and Oil Woes
By Holly Haber DALLAS — Comfort chic was the mantra as retailers shopped for contemporary styles at the recent Fashion Industry Gallery market.Keeping an eye on price and fabric weight, they invested in soft knits and sweaters, mixed-textile and gypsy-inspired tops, ...
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Tight Budgets Mark Dallas FIG Buying
By Holly Haber DALLAS — Buyers cherry-picked the market for print, novelty and no-brainer dressing at the three-day spring show last month at Fashion Industry Gallery.Given sluggish fall business, most kept budgets flat or down, but some increased their spring buys.Retail may be a ...
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Dallas Art Fair Lures Designers, Clients
By Holly Haber DALLAS — Artists, 95 galleries and their patrons converged here for the Dallas Art Fair held at Fashion Industry Gallery plus a string of art-related galas and parties that also attracted designers. “I’m very surprised and delighted by what’s going on in...
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Luxe Fabrics Spur Buying at FIG
By Holly Haber DALLAS — Specialty merchants responded to lavish fabrics and materials such as leather, suede, chunky knits and fuzzy bouclé at Fashion Industry Gallery’s three-day fall market that ended March 27. Spring business is off to a late start, retailers said, but ...
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New Buyers Lift Dallas FIG Show
By Holly Haber DALLAS — Retailers zeroed in on jewelry and two-piece dressing for spring, as well as key fall items at Fashion Industry Gallery’s three-day market here late last month. Many reported strong holiday sales, but held budgets even because last year’s spring and ...
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