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The Billionaire Boys Club EU SS2020 Collection

Mens Lifestyle

Billionaire Boys Club Establishes Premium EU Entity for Spring 2020

Founder Pharrell Williams talks about the brand’s three distribution channels and direction and future plans, including a store in Miami.

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Virgil Abloh

Mens Fashion

Virgil Abloh Says Streetwear Will Die — Many Disagree

Grow, evolve, change? Yes, but die? No.

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Fashion Features

The Homogenization of Streetwear at ComplexCon

Some brands at ComplexCon don’t even want to be associated with “streetwear.” Others are just trying to reckon with now being the mainstream.

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Takashi Murakami Swarovski-studded hoodies

Technology

Amex Releases First E-commerce Pop-up at ComplexCon

Cardholding festivalgoers are getting a second chance at sold-out merch from Nike, Crocs and more.

clock November 3, 2019Adriana Lee

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Fashion Scoops

Nike Coming Back (Sort of) for ComplexCon Long Beach 2019

The major sneaker player has a renewed, if much smaller, presence at Complex Media’s annual streetwear convention in Long Beach.

clock November 1, 2019Kali Hays

ComplexCon

Retail

ComplexCon: Who’s Showing and What’s Dropping

Complex kicks off the fourth edition of its annual weekend event in Long Beach where brands, music artists and personalities will assemble.

clock November 1, 2019Obi Anyanwu

The scene at ComplexCon 2018.

Media

Complex Media Sued for Pregnancy Discrimination — Again

This is the second such lawsuit against the popular web site, which describes its aim as being to “defy the stale conventions of the past.”

clock May 10, 2019Kali Hays

ComplexCon Long Beach

Retail

ComplexCon Lands in Chicago

The event, which usually takes place in Long Beach, Calif., is trying out the Midwest.

clock December 7, 2018Aria Hughes

Agenda Festival

Marketing and Promotion

Agenda Scraps Long Beach Trade Show in Favor of Festival Format

The trade show’s Long Beach, Calif., flagship will focus on a festival for consumers moving forward.

clock November 20, 2018Kari Hamanaka

Takashi Murakami

Street Style

ComplexCon 2018: Takashi Murakami Weighs In on the Event’s Evolution

In its third year, the two-day event continues to draw more attendees and companies from industries outside of streetwear.

clock November 7, 2018Kari Hamanaka

ComplexCon Union

Street Style

ComplexCon 2018: The Top Drops

An outline of the hottest releases this year at ComplexCon.

clock November 7, 2018Kari Hamanaka and Aria Hughes

Street Style at ComplexCon 2018

Street Style

They Are Wearing: ComplexCon 2018

What people wore to the third edition of ComplexCon.

clock November 7, 2018Aria Hughes

ComplexCon 2018

Retail

ComplexCon 2018: More Focus on Women

There were more booths and activations dedicated to women and beauty brands, which was a new development for the event.

clock November 7, 2018Aria Hughes

ComplexCon Long Beach

Retail

ComplexCon 2018: Retailers Weigh In

What sold, why and what made the third year of ComplexCon work.

clock November 7, 2018Kari Hamanaka

ComplexCon Long Beach

Retail

ComplexCon 2018: Streetwear Has Transcended. Now What?

The category’s broader acceptance was magnified last year. This year brands and designers are figuring out how to move forward.

clock November 7, 2018Aria Hughes and Kari Hamanaka

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06 September 2018, Germany,, Cologne: The logo of the Kaufhof parent company, the Canadian Hudson's Bay Company (HBC), is attached to the German headquarters. The planned merger of the Karstadt and Kaufhof department store chains has cleared an important hurdle. The banks had approved the merger of the two retail chains, the "Sueddeutsche Zeitung" reported on 6 September 2018. Photo by: Oliver Berg/picture-alliance/dpa/AP Images

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A Transforming HBC Pumps Up Management

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