May 18, 2022
DMC’s June Apparel & Accessories Market offers expanded resources
Dallas Market Center noted that its June Apparel & Accessories Market will be the largest apparel and accessories trade event in Dallas since 2004. Details for the June 14-17 show include new permanent showrooms and an expanded selection of temporary exhibits on three floors.
“The momentum in Dallas is extraordinary; we have created the largest marketplace in the U.S. for apparel, accessories and footwear,” said Cindy Morris, president and CEO of Dallas Market Center. “Hundreds of brands are being added, included seasonal goods and collections available immediately, for the growing number of retailers visiting from coast to coast.”
Apparel and Accessories Brands Added to Marketplace
New for June is permanent showroom D Element Style (15933) showcasing the following brands: Celia B, Las Surenas, Vero Alfie, Kleid, and Neubyrne.
Additional new showrooms include Golden (13652), LeLaLo (8090), My Girl in LA (13852), Sal & Pimento (8216), and Wolverine (13022). Expanded showrooms include 2Fourteen Showroom (15452), Miss Me (WTC 15868), and Rita Harris (15963).
Temp Space Expanded
On the 11th floor, exhibits will take place in recently expanded space including young contemporary and Immediate Goods. In the young contemporary section, new exhibitors include Dress Forum, Hidden, and Mica Denim.
Immediate Goods on 11 is the section of curated fashion brands available for purchase at the show which includes Candles & Cream, Golden Lily, Hello Happiness, Hippie Chic, Sunwest Silver, and Zingy Boutique. On the 12th floor, the temporary tradeshow space is once again sold out with hundreds of brands. On the 13th floor, featured brands for June include Barbour, Coastal Grit, DNM City, Jeffrey Campbell, Kinsley Armelle, and PWR WMN.
7th Floor Cash and Carry
The largest selection of products available immediately is showcased on the 7th floor. New showrooms include Double A Sales (7602), Hotline Hair Ties (7816), Kaydee Lynn (7826), Lit Handlers (7822, Lucky Girl (7810), Randans Jewelry (7806), Route 66 (7870), Suzi Q USA (7804), Synergy Marketplace (7882), T J Custom Designs (7539), The Twisted Filly (7814, and Voyages Dream (7828). Expanding are Al Zuni Global Jewelry (7686), Before You (7830), Bohemian Cowgirl (7824) Girls In Action (WTC 7812), and Synergy Group (7834). Expanded and relocated is Dawn Bennett (7034).
Gift & Home Resources
Dozens of gift and home showrooms are open during the show in the Trade Mart, World Trade Center, and IHDC building and feature many options from leading brands including home accents, candles, holiday, spa and wellness, paper products, gourmet items, and more.
In addition to new exhibitors, the number of new buyers continues to set records. New buyer applications remain 50% ahead of 2019, reflecting both the marketplace’s position as a center of inspiration and its momentum as a national marketplace attracting buyers from coast to coast. For June Market, independent retailers from across the country will be joined by multi-location retail, buying groups, and major stores eager to travel to a single location to fulfil their buying needs across lifestyle categories.
Supernova Fashion Show
Upon entry into the marketplace, inspiring displays will provide trend direction for buyers. On Tuesday evening, a market party and fashion show will take place with the theme Supernova. At 5:00 p.m. the pre-show party begins with complimentary cocktails, followed by the show at 6:00 p.m. featuring space exploration-inspired looks from throughout the marketplace.
Cash & Carry Block Party
On Tuesday at 2 p.m., a Cash & Carry block party will celebrate more than a dozen new showrooms on the 7th floor with complimentary appetizers plus beer and wine. Daily coffee in the afternoons with live music will be available on the 14th floor atrium, and for new buyers a market orientation called DMC Buyer Scoop will take place every morning of the show at 9 a.m. in the 1st floor atrium. A full schedule of events is available via the market page on the DMC website and app.
Dallas Market Center partner hotels are offering new, lower rates to support buyer travel budgets. Dozens of hotels, many within walking distance of the campus, are offering updated rates as low as $120. Rates valid until 2 weeks prior to Market, based on availability and are subject to change at any time so please reach out to Market Travel online or by calling 214-744-7444.
In addition to the Apparel & Accessories Market other trade events in June offer buyers a safe and welcoming marketplace. Events include
- Total Home and Gift Market, June 22-28
- Lightovation: Dallas International Lighting Show, June 22-25
- KidsWorld , June 22-28
- Apparel & Accessories Market, Aug. 23-26
- KidsWorld, Aug. 23-26
- AETA International Show, Aug. 25-28
- WESA’s International Western/English Apparel & Equipment Market, Aug. 25-28
For more information, visit www.dallasmarketcenter.com.