Behind The Brand

Behind The Brand

Learn more about some of our featured WWIN Show exhibitors - check out how long they have been in business, how many of those years they have been with WWIN, their most popular designs/styles, and what's new with each brand!

Pandemonium Millinery
hats@pandemoniumhats.com
https://pandemoniumhats.com/
Booth: #M920
Ph: 206-439-8315

How long have you been in business and what does your company specialize in?
For over 25 years we have been specializing in faux fur hats, outerwear, and accessories.

What is your most popular design/style to date?
Our self-lined faux fur Fingerless Gloves (reversible) for sure.

What is new with your brand? 
We are focusing on perfecting and innovating our most popular items to reach a wider customer base.

What types of trends are you seeing in the industry right now? 
We are back in the '20's, so lots of stylish vintage wear with a modern feel.

How have your customers' needs changed as of late? 
As we have grown, we have expanded our size options. We had a few customers mention it, and it seems to have taken off.

How long have you exhibited with WWIN?
First year! :)

What would you say to someone considering attending the WWIN show? 
Definitly go! There's so much to see at the show and then around town!

Sankofa
sankofa_center@yahoo.com
Booth: #A2404
Ph: (408) 718-4887

How long have you been in business and what does your company specialize in?
Since 2002, Sankofa has designed modern fashion & accessories merging global prints with modern designs.

What is your most popular design/style to date?
Classic A-Line Long Skirts that compliment more subtle modern clothing.

What is new with your brand? 
Palazzo Pant-Skirts. Our cut looks amazing on all size ranges.

What types of trends are you seeing in the industry right now? 
Mixing and merging of genres keeps the industry evolving.

How have your customers' needs changed as of late? 
Our retailers shop for items that tell more of an artisan story and we provide more detail on our process and social impact of Sankofa’s line.

How long have you exhibited with WWIN?
This will be our first edition!

What would you say to someone considering attending the WWIN show? 
After 17 years as a fashion incubator, I can say the show’s leadership is keen on keeping both vendors and retailers happy. So, give it a try!


Myka Designs
www.mykadesigns.com
Booth: #250
Ph: 1-800-608-7703

How long have you been in business and what does your company specialize in?
29 Years! S/S1991 was our First Collection.

What is your most popular design/style to date?
Our Detachable Collection with interchangable pendants.

What is new with your brand? 
New Designs, New Colors!

What types of trends are you seeing in the industry right now? 
Everything Goes Trend.

How have your customers' needs changed as of late? 
We are selling alot of Earrings, Chains and the need for Color has been strong.

How long have you exhibited with WWIN?
3 Years!

What would you say to someone considering attending the WWIN show? 
Attend! It'a a lovely show!


Yest, Yesta, Ivy Beau ​
Booth: #415
Ph: 855-525-2131

How long have you been in business and what does your company specialize in?
10 years!

What is your most popular design/style to date?
Our versatile styles and dirty oil washed fabrics!

What is new with your brand? 
Yest has recently launched a great new outerwear collection!

What types of trends are you seeing in the industry right now? 
Fast Fashion.

How long have you exhibited with WWIN?
5 Years!

What would you say to someone considering attending the WWIN show? 
This show is a must to attend! Along with the friendly and versatile vendors, each customer will have a huge variety of brands to choose from!


Colleen Toland
www.colleentoland.com
Booth: #247
Ph: 707-823-6890

How long have you been in business and what does your company specialize in?
42 years. Floral Jewelry. 

What is your most popular design/style to date? 
Lightweight Earrings.

What is new with your brand? 
Garment closures.

What types of trends are you seeing in the industry right now? 
Large Necklaces & Hair Accessories.

How have your customers' needs changed as of late? 
Strong Colors.

How long have you exhibited with WWIN?
6 Years!

What would you say to someone considering attending the WWIN show?
Come and see for yourself!


Lost River Clothing ​
katrina@lostriverimports.com
Booth: #302 Pavilion
Ph: (877)-259-2722

How long have you been in business and what does your company specialize in?
28 years! 

What is your most popular design/style to date? 
Tunics in hand-batiked fabric.

What is new with your brand? 
Matching Modal Tanks and Tees.

How have your customers' needs changed as of late?
Buyers are ordering closer to season and requesting more one size items.

How long have you exhibited with WWIN?
15 Years!

What would you say to someone considering attending the WWIN show?
It's a great resource for retailers!


Salaam Clothing
www.salaamclothing.com 
Booth: #A2231
Ph: 802-454-1318

How long have you been in business and what does your company specialize in?
Over 26 years selling knit prints.

What is your most popular design/style to date? 
Our Flippy Skirt is consistently our best seller.

What is new with your brand? 
We continue to bring out new styles and prints each market.

What types of trends are you seeing in the industry right now?
Our tops are seeing in increase vs tunics.

How have your customers' needs changed as of late?
Customers are purchasing closer to the season. We are also seeing our immediate business increasing.

How long have you exhibited with WWIN?
5 years.

What would you say to someone considering attending the WWIN show?
WWIN is a quality show with all major brands participating.


French Kyss, Inc. / Angel Apparel Corp
www.angelapparel.com / www.frenchkyss.com  
Booth: #209
Ph: 516-466-4725

How long have you been in business and what does your company specialize in?
25 Years / Sweaters.

What is your most popular design/style to date? 
Novelty Knit Sweaters.

What is new with your brand? 
Contemporary Look with a Missy Fit.

What types of trends are you seeing in the industry right now?
Bold Colors that you can combine on Fabric.

How have your customers' needs changed as of late?
Fairness regarding pricing, customer service, updated fashion & trends.

How long have you exhibited with WWIN?
10 years.

What would you say to someone considering attending the WWIN show?
Great experience.


OC Artisan Jewelry
ww.designsbyoc.com 
Booth: #146
Ph: 831-663-4961

How long have you been in business and what does your company specialize in?
In business since 2009 specializing in Artisan Handmade Jewelry.

What is your most popular design/style to date? 
NKL 277 Amazon is our most popular design to date.

What is new with your brand? 
Introducing in 2020 Transformer Necklaces.

What types of trends are you seeing in the industry right now?
Statement Piece Jewelry.

How have your customers' needs changed as of late?
Ordering close to ship date needs.

How long have you exhibited with WWIN?
WWIN Show member since Feb 2010.

What would you say to someone considering attending the WWIN show?
This is the show for high end boutiques .


Sleevey Wonders
www.sleeveywonders.com  
Booth: #A2404
Ph: 909-860-7615

How long have you been in business and what does your company specialize in?
8 years. A MUST have FASHION SOLUTION that ADDS stylish sleeves to all your sleeveless clothing. Sleevey Wonders gives the illusion of being part of your top or dress!

What is your most popular design/style to date? 
Basic reversible 3/4 style in mesh, jersey and lace.

What is new with your brand? 
Turn around tunic top designed to go with all of our Sleevey Wonders.

What types of trends are you seeing in the industry right now?
Cold shoulder sleeves, bohemian bell sleeves, ANIMAL print, print sleeves-we keep up with ALL of the trends.

How have your customers' needs changed as of late?
Our clientele have have asked for more colors. We have kept up with adding NEW colors every season.

How long have you exhibited with WWIN?
Since 2012.

What would you say to someone considering attending the WWIN show?
Wonderful experience, great selections.