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- Pole Position. Lipke, David // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;8/22/2011, Vol. 202 Issue 38, p4b
The article focuses on the fashion brand Southpole founded in 1991 by David Khym and Kenny Khym. The brothers founded the brand and its parent company, Wicked Fashions Inc. in 1991. The brand now rings up one billion dollars at retail and is sold in more than 5,000 department and specialty...
- A Step Away From Hip-Hop. Choi, Amy S.; DeCarlo, Lauren; Tyree, Michelle Dalton // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;6/23/2005, Vol. 189 Issue 132, p10
Presents information on the fashion trend of selling the urban or hip-hop look in the U.S. in 2005. Implication of the trend for brands such as Sean John and Phat Farm; Immersion of hip-hop into conventional mainstream life and fashion; Growth of the market for urban designers. INSET: Teen...
- HIP HOPS THE ATLANTIC. Greenberg, Julee; Fraser-Smith, Victoria; Marsh, Emilie; Colavita, Courtney; Burney, Ellen // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;3/27/2004, Vol. 187 Issue 64, p54
Explores whether European urban consumers are ready to adapt the American hip-hop clothing styles. Status of urban apparel business in Europe; American designers' plan to expand in London, Milan and Paris; Growth of American labels Phat Farm, Sean John, Rocawear and Ecko Unlimited.
- Ruff Ryders Rides Again. Greenberg, Julee // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;6/17/2004, Vol. 187 Issue 126, p18
Reports on the relaunching of the Ruff Ryders hip-hop clothing collection at Giants Stadium in New York during Hot 97's Summer Jam concert in 2004. Featured artists during the concert; Manufacturer of the apparel; Types of clothes included in the line.
- The Southpole Journey. Lipke, David // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;8/22/2011, Vol. 202 Issue 38, p2b
The article chronicles the establishment of the fashion brand Southpole. David Kym and Kenny Khym started their apparel business in 1981 and in 1991 they launched their own line as Wicked Fashions Inc. In 1995, the South Pole brand was founded under Wicked Fashions parent company. In 2001,...
- Against All Odds Living Up To Its Name. LIPKE, DAVID // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;8/22/2011, Vol. 202 Issue 38, p8b
The article offers information on the Against All Odds, a retail chain of urban streetwear stores in the U.S. The company is owned by David Khym and Kenny Khym. David is chairman of the company and Kenny is the president oversseing the day-to-day operations of the company. The company operates...
- Hip-Hop's Fashion Evolution. Greenberg, Julee // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;4/5/2007, Vol. 193 Issue 72, p11
This article talks about the trend in hip-hop fashion and urbanwear. According to the author, urbanwear is veering away from logos and celebrity names as consumers are demanding more design and better quality. Russell Simmons, chief executive officer of Phat Fashions, said a brand needs to come...
- Crossover Culture. Griffin, Cara // SGB;Mar2005, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p10
Focuses on the effects of the shift in fashion trends on clothing trade in the U.S. Description of clothes that were featured at the MAGIC trade show in Las Vegas, Nevada in February 2005; Crossover between hip hop and urban trends in clothing, according to Matt Hoffman, vice presidents for...
- Southpole Wraps Push Around Coolio. Dolbow, Sandra // Brandweek;8/19/2002, Vol. 43 Issue 30, p6
Reports on the collaboration of performer Coolio in the advertising campaign of Southpole apparel company in the U.S. Components of the campaign; Budget for the campaign; Expectations of Southpole on the outcome of the campaign.