Brands to Check Out at the Vegas Shows

As the men’s market nears its end and the women’s season kicks off, brands and buyers will flock to Las Vegas to check out the spring market. With Project Men’s and Women’s, WWDMAGIC, Liberty Fairs, Agenda and more commencing next week at the Las Vegas Convention Center and Sands Expo Center, here are some brands to keep on the radar.   Project Men’s Brand: Marine Layer Designer: Molly Getty, chief creative officer A look from Marine Layer.  ARTURO TORRES Backstory: Michael Natenshon joked that he started Marine Layer after his girlfriend threw out his favorite shirt. Although he crossed into the fashion world from the finance arena, Natenshon had always had an interest in apparel and just couldn’t find anything in the market quite like what he wanted. He moved to Los Angeles to study textiles and develop a fabric that would be the basis for Marine Layer. The founder and chief executive officer launched the brand in 2010, offering T-shirts to friends and family before opening a pop-up shop in San Francisco that eventually became a full-time lease and one of the brand’s 41 retail locations. Though Marine Layer operates stores across the United States in big markets such as New York City, San Francisco, Southern California,

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