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11 Jun

Atlanta Apparel Market Tips for Bloggers

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 Secrets to Market Success 

Top bloggers know that the Atlanta Apparel Markets are the ultimate place to scout upcoming trends and make new brand collaboration connections. Make the most of your visit to an Atlanta Apparel Market with these tips: 


Let the brands know you’re coming. A few days before Market reach out to brands you’re interested to working with to set up a time to connect at the Market.

Explore. Use the Market as a way to discover new brands for partnerships and to feature on your blog.

Attend the events. From educational seminars to runway shows to industry celebrations, these are your time to network and find inspiration.

  • See Chastity Garner of GarnerStyle at two great events
  • Influencer Q&A: Body Positivity

    Thursday, June 14 | 10 — 11 a.m. | Floor 2, Atrium

    As we dive into the average clothing size of women in the U.S. (which is between a size 16 and 18*), we’re learning that #stylehasnosize. Whether you’re a 0, 4, 8, 12, 16, 20, above, below, or in-between, we’re excited to bring to you this influencer Q&A all about body positivity and how you, as retailers, can learn key strategies to incorporate, merchandise and style a range of sizes seamlessly alongside all of your apparel and accessories: 
    • If you carry curvy lines, how can you reinforce this opportunity in your messaging? 
    • If you do not yet carry curvy lines, how can you introduce this and why is it important to do so? 
    • How can retailers merchandise looks of all sizes? 
    • What strategies can retailers use to help customers feel confident shopping in their stores? 
    • How can retailers approach influencers and diversify their partnerships with them? Why is it important to your audience to do so? 











    The Matisse Kickoff Party
    at Atlanta Apparel

    Thursday, June 14 | 6 — 7 p.m. | Floor 2, Atrium

    Join us for our signature event featuring a live model demo, sponsored by Matisse Footwear. Presented and styled by Chastity Garner of GarnerStyle.

    Live Model Demonstration
    Come check out all the top looks, styled by our featured influencer.

    Food Stations
    We could all use some refueling, so stop by one of our food stations or snag a passed snack.

    Featured Dessert
    You're not going to want to miss this fun treat; indulge your sweet tooth.

    Signature Cocktail
    You’ve made it to the end of a busy, yet exciting day! Reward yourself with a signature cocktail, wine, or beer at our complimentary bar.

    Photo Op
    Strike a pose at our Matisse photo op and post to Instagram using the hashtag #atlapparel.

    Custom Giveaway
    Get your initials stamped on a one-of-a-kind Matisse x Atlanta Apparel leather key chain.

    Live DJ
    Get into the groove as DJ Ree spins some tunes for your listening pleasure.

  • Practice photo etiquette. We encourage you to take photos of your experience at AmericasMart, but keep in mind that some exhibitors might not want their products shared on social media. Ask permission from someone with the line before you take a photo of any product. More information about photography at AmericasMart is here.

  • The June Atlanta Apparel Market is June 13-16, 2018. 


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Chelsea Peabody Bohannon
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