Retail buyers from around the world have descended on Las Vegas for the twice-yearly Magic Market Week, the fashion industry’s largest trade show.
An estimated 80,000 people are in town for the collection of Magic events and associated smaller shows, at which thousands of brands will strut their clothing, footwear, jewelry and other accessories at multiple glittering venues.
The show's scope is reflected in its slogan: See what the world will be wearing.
The trade show began in much more modest style in 1933 by the quaintly named Men’s Apparel Guild in California. Formerly held in Los Angeles, the show...