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Embrace Spring Fever with Publish Brand

“Spring is nature’s way of saying, Let’s party!” –Comedian Robin Williams

The month of March marks the beginning of spring, when nature paints over the dreary winter with fresh colors and new beginnings. Some people call it “spring fever,” and it’s the one condition that everyone wants, because spring brings new optimism and new opportunities to see … and be seen.

Southern California based Publish Brand presents the most forward-thinking springcollection to date: “Second Nature,”reflecting the ever-changingglobal climate… with a selection of soft tones, light materials and relaxed fits across a range of shirts, shorts, pants and revised outerwear silhouettes.

By Publish Brand: “Second Nature”

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Publish Brand continues to blur the line between conceptual and contemporary menswear with its “Second Nature”spring launch. This collection shows the evolution of design and the evolution of style that Publish Brand does so well.

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With an earthly minimalism theme, “Second Nature” taps into the current and future state of men’s fashion.  Some of the highlights of this vast collection include “The Nicandro,”which is the perfect lightweight nylon rip-stop hooded jacket designed with the concept of being adaptable to the reality of global warming.

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“Second Nature” brings forth a versatile selection of soft tones, light materials and relaxed fits across a wide range of shirts, shorts, pants and revised outerwear silhouettes. Check out the full collection with this exclusive video.

- Day dream no more, introduce Publish Brand Hers: Inaugural season “The Daydreamer”

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Publish Brand unveils its first-ever women’s collection for spring 2016, dubbed as Publish Brand HERS. Cleverly titled “The Daydreamer,” the forthcoming ensemble is strongly influenced by the late ’90s with a mix of today’s wants and needs.

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“The Daydreamer” approaches these elevated concepts from a forward-thinking perspective to create one of the most wearable collections to date. Key silhouettes include Lucia hood and the Bella jogger.

Cut perfectly to sit at the waistline, the two-toned Lucia hoodie is a unique take on the traditional pullover with exposed elbow cutouts for versatile styling.

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Offered in five colors, the Bella jogger is an understated classic that blends relaxation and refinery with a soft Jacquard woven exterior that is tailored in a comfy fit.

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This extensive range of smart casual pieces offers female-centric interpretations of the label’s popular joggers, button downs and hoodies. Enjoy their first head-to-toe spring collection through below slideshow video.

Playful with a hint of sport, the entire Publish Hers collection brings the brand’s signature minimal sleekness to a range of comfortable joggers, smart hoodies, perfectly cut knits and cropped denim.

More than just a range for the girls, Publish Brand approached Publish Hers as a movement that empowers women to be different “in a world where trends push the world to dress alike.”

Through Lula 101,this premium timeless collection is available in Hong Kong, The Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Taiwan.

For international Mandarin content, please check out the following fan pages:
Facebook: Publish Brand Taiwan
Instagram: @publishbrandtw

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Do you Publish? We do, and we did, at the biggest Publish brand event this year in Asia.

Held in Taipei on March 1, this remarkable gathering included influencers from 30 different companies, including fashion publications and media; contemporary apparel boutiques and lifestyle brands; premium malls; such as fashion bloggers, trendsetting advocates and public figures. Special VIPs, including GQ and FHM magazine editors, were part of the invitation-only experience to witness the latest looks that Publish is bringing to the world.

Asia loves Publish brand, and event attendees enjoy a special guest appearance by Alex James, Publish’s Creative Brand Director who, along with Publish founder Michael Huynh, started the Jogger Pants fashion craze. Publish represents, and Publish loves Asia.

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Today for Tomorrow

Publish, the renowned California-based street-meets-contemporary style brand, has redefined daily life by delivering premium, timeless products and ideas that transcend the realms of art and fashion. With the booming growth of sneaker culture, the organic creation and clever introduction of Jogger Pants has helped them become one of the best-selling contemporary pants in the new millennium.

But Publish is much more than Joggers, and its forward-thinking designs and superior craftsmanship have been embraced by fans worldwide. Using some of the finest sourced fabrics in the world, Publish sets the fashion standard for top seasonal collections.

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– Spring collection “Second Nature” –

With an earthly minimalist theme that ties past trends with new, the forward-thinking collection taps into natural of color palettes, focusing on the strength of Publish Brand’s elevated core pieces with Southern California label’s design evolution. With “Second Nature,” be the first to travel into the future of fashion.

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– Jogger Pants “Legacy 2.0” –

As the creator of jogger pants, Publish continues to evolve the versatile piece in this latest collection, dubbed “Legacy 2.0.” Using the Legacy jogger as its base, the new collection keeps the original’s relaxed, tapered fit and 2-by-1 tonal ribbed cuff, while adding an invisible DWR stain- and water-resistant coating to the twill fabric.

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Embrace “Today for Tomorrow” with Publish, and live each day to the fullest, and join the movement of Worldwide Publishers.

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Publish Taiwan Event

Since the dawn of the millennium, LULA 101 has been providing the coolest apparel and accessories brands to Asian markets. Our team works equally well with brands, wholesalers and retailers in the streetwear and action sports industries, which is why we’ve built a strong reputation for offering Service, Styles & Smiles. LULA 101 has provided the singular trendsetting experience of Publish Brand since 2011 in seven countries: Hong Kong, Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Taiwan.

Publish on.

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Viva AGENDA @ Las Vegas 2016 Winter

Crowned as the most diverse and creative lifestyle fashion trade show in the world, AGENDA SHOW Winter Series was held at “The City That Never Sleeps – Las Vegas”. The buzz of excitement was in the air and filled with fantastic traffic during this three-day event.

Presented in true classic Vegas style, came with free-for-all red eyes and bad choices, these three days were just as crazy as the nights.

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With invitation, LULA101 proud to join this seasonal festivity and visited our trendy streetwear partners for lots of inspirational on unique collections! Let’s take a moment and take a look at some behind the scenes images from the trade show floor!

Depp breath, buckle up and here we go!

- CIVIL REGIME - Celebrate The Difference 

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- DOPE – 

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- GOLDEN DENIM – Stay Golden

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- MELIN BRAND - California Luxury

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- PRIMITIVE APPAREL -

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Paying homage to one of the greatest and most influential legendary rapper in the 90s – The Notorious B.I.G.  aka Biggie Smalls, Primitive Apparel showcased its newest collaboration with Biggie during Agenda Las Vegas.

- RASTACLAT - Seek The Positive

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The limited edition “YZY STACK” featuring the DOVE Classic Bracelet and PIRATE Knotaclat with its exclusive 2 in 1 collection box.

- RICHER POORER - Elevate Everyday

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Being the leading pioneer of apparel distributors across Asia Pacific, LULA 101 continues the dedicated effort in bringing the coolest American original styles to popular marketplace such as: TAIPEI, BANGKOK, MANILA, SEOUL, HONG KONG, SINGAPORE, JAKARTA, AND KUALA LUMPUR along with our excellent SERVICE, STYLES and SMILES!

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Chinese New Year greeting from Lula101

Chinese-New-Year (1)It’s Chinese New Year, the most festive holiday season across Asia Pacific!

Also known as Spring Festival, it is marked by the ancient lunar calendar; therefore, the date changes from year to year. Each Chinese New Year is characterized by one of twelve animals within the Chinese zodiac. 2016, the Year of the Monkey, is the ninth animal in the cycle. If you are not quit sure if you are the “Golden Monkey” Here are the birth years: 2016, 2004, 1992, 1980, and 1968. 

IMG_2001_blog2During the new year holidays, it is an opportunity to restart with a “new beginning”, which you can go forward and leave all of your old worries and fears behind.

For centuries, Chinese culture has celebrated hopes, wishes and dreams with the releases of Sky Lanterns. This beautiful tradition illuminates the night sky, proving to everyone that light can always be found during dark times. As majestic glows decorate the heavenly skyline, our prayers for longevity and prosperity also outlines a fantastic new year ahead.

Thai LanternsAs the leading pioneer in Asian-Pacific distribution of celebrated American original brands, Lula101 provides the coolest apparel and accessories brands to Asian markets: Taiwan, Philippines, Thailand, Korea, Hong kong, Indonesia, Malysia, Japan, Singapore!! Fans across Asia Pacific can experience the best American original brands and latest lifestyle trends through our excellent SERVICE, STYLES and SMILES

Celebrate the Chinese New Year and the year of Monkey with Lula101,  along with your favorite brands: Benny Gold, Black Scale, Civil Regime, Crooks and Castle, Denik, Dope, Golden Denim, Fairplay, Melin, Mishka, Odd Future, Publish, Rastaclat, Rebel8, Reshoevn8r, Richer Poorer, Tavik, The Hundreds, Thrasher and Primitive!

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May the new Golden Monkey year brings you wisdom, courage and health. Please keep connect with us from the start of this exciting year! 

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Release “The Gates Of Hell” – REBEL8 X MISHKA Collaboration

“A picture is worth a thousand words.”

This exceptional collaboration by renowned tattoo artist Mike Giant and celebrated graphic illustrator Lamour Supreme is wowing streetwear fans globally with the release of “The Gates of Hell.”

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Back by popular demand, this is not the first collaboration between two cool streetwear brands: Brooklyn, New York born – MISHKA and San Francisco, California found – REBEL8.

If this is your first time witnessing REBEL8 x MISHKA collaboration,  you really need to experience what you had missed in the previous sold out  collections! LULA Speaks has captured them all here!

R8+M collaboration-01Not only the brand values would seem easily to clash based on the obvious “West Coast vs East Coast” ordeal, this combination also represented a bit of stretch from two street cultures of the “Legion of Death Adders (MISHKA) to the “Lower Class Royalty (REBEL8). And yet, through this collaboration, you can find each distinct elements been boldly illustrated through each stroke of details. The creativity from each origin had been displayed fully in the fascinating colors and content, while truthfully reflected both genuine DNA in the complimenting harmony. Blog 01This rare piece of art is certainly proven to be a collector’s items, and it is for anyone who is seeking to preserve a piece of subculture history of our times. Along with limited quantity release in the USA on January 18th, 2016 , fans across Asia Pacific such as: Korea, Thailand, Hong Kong and Taiwan will have an opportunity to experience this collaboration.

_JJK9719The “GATES OF HELL” collection offers complete apparels collection for fans to embrace. Short Sleeve Tee Shirt (white /or black), Long Sleeve Crewneck Tee Shirt, and Zip-up Hoodie. The items WILL BE sold out, and you do not want to miss it!

Blog 02For more information regarding REBEL8 and MISHKA at your closest location across Asia Pacific, please contact LULA101.

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Celebrate Originality and Lifestyle at AGENDA SHOW ’16 Long Beach

 

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Two Days, over 750 brands represented, with thousands attendees to witness the latest and trendiest Spring/Summer 2016 collection, AGENDA Show had over ruled Long Beach, California and it is the most diverse and creative lifestyle fashion trade show in the world!

The concept of AGENDA Show is to embrace each originality and lifestyle of the brand, with the emphasis on communicating the story and inspiration behind each product. It is “…where passion becomes profit and the business of creativity is conducted in a truly authentic environment…”

With much organic excitement waiting to be explored, LULA 101 and Regain International had been invited to experience this annual festivity and preview what is coming for lifestyle, streetwear, action sports, outdoor, footwear and various  of other cool apparels.

Buckle down and take a deep breath, it is going to be a thrilling ride along with Team LULA!

[CIVIL REGIME] “The Fight Worth Fighting”

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[CLSC] “Perfect Your Craft”

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[CROOKS & CASTLES]

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[THE HUNDREDS] LOS ANGELES LIFESTYLE / CALIFORNIA CULTURE

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Team LULA with the one and only Bobby Hundreds – founder of THE HUNDREDS.

[The MELIN Brand] “This Is Earned”

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Team LULA/Regain Taiwan posted with co-founders: Brian McDonell and Corey Roth, and the newest collection “Water-Melin” in the tank. Coming Soon in 2016

[RASTACLAT] Spreading Positive Vibrations – One Wrist At A Time

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Team LULA/Regain Taiwan posted with Mr. Rastaclat: Daniel Kasidi

[REBEL8] SPREAD THE EIGHT

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AGENDA Show is filled with creative vibe, awesome energy and fantastic collections for 2016! Along with our global partners and team of outstanding staff members, LULA101 will continue to deliver latest STYLE and quality SERVICE, with bright SMILES across Asia Pacific for you.

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Life Is A Competition, FAIRPLAY Toasts To Every Opportunity.

In the game of life, everything is a competition. When there is competition, it can bring out the dark forces of human nature. There always those who play dirty. Those are the same people that knock you down so badly, you truly feel like a loser.

Whether you break a bone or a simple scratch, everything is repairable.

Such toughness is the founding inspiration of the latest lifestyle trend: FAIRPLAY. The “L” in the base logo resembles patching things up to become a better person. For today and everyday. “Play Fair” is not a sign of weakness, rather it dignifies ones true honor, strength and ability.

It is the latest story-line LULA101 is eager to spread.  FAIRPLAY has created the newest experience of premium clothing collection for all at an accessible budget point.

Although nothing in life is fair, but FAIRPLAY wants to be the source of everyday optimism and confidence that would ultimately empower the dedicated individuals with the leverage to seek success and overcome everyday adversities.

With great fitment and the the renown Jogger Pant silhouette on the rise,  FAIRPLAY merged today’s sporty action apparel and contemporary lifestyle trend aims to deliver that same aesthetic, comfort to those with various PLAY abilities.

IMG_7439Without opportunity, potential is limited and eventually becomes an afterthought.  FAIRPLAY is here to ensure that no potential goes untapped for the willing. Toast to opportunity.

FAIRPLAY seeks to make the intangible tangible.

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fp2This Los Angeles-based original brand is about to invade Asia Pacific. For more information on #FAIRPLAY in your region, please contact LULA101 for details. #AllIsFair

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Stay Warm This Winter, Stay Awesome All Seasons With “CLEAR WEATHER”

For those of you on the lookout for the latest footwear trend with a futuristic, yet classic style, you will need to experience premium collection by the Clear Weather brand. The brand had only made its debut less then a year ago, but it has already received massive success and popularity across the US. The Clear Weather brand is now available in Taiwan and continue to grow throughout Asia Pacific.  LULA101 is excited for its latest brand partner, as it has created the new experience of premium footwear for all, at an accessible price point.

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The three-liner design of the Clear Weather icon is an actual Native American heritage symbol, that translates the meaning of “Clear Weather”.

With combined practical experience immersed in footwear of over 33 years, the Clear Weather brand was founded by two brothers Josh and Brandon Brubaker. Before the partnership took the market by the storm, Josh curated 100% of the design for Supra footwear from the brands inception in 2006. Brandon also started as a designer at Vans in 1994 and transitioned to the design director for Converse, then established executive position as the VP of design at the Supra footwear.

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Clear Weather demonstrates a strong brand presence at renown footwear stores , and voice the trendsetting premium SNEAKER fashion, being worn by celebrities like Justin Bieber, Sahara Ray, etc.

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Based on genuine values and unique style, the vibrant Clear Weather brand was crowned as “Best in Show Award for Best Footwear Brand in 2015” by the Agenda Trade Show.

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Stay tuned for Clear Weather’s official launch across Asia Pacific! If you haven’t experienced the Clear Weather brand, you are missing out!

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Season of HOPES – Experience The California Luxury

Month of November is a season to reflect and appreciate. At LULA101,  it is an opportunity to celebrate the founding inspirations behind each lifestyle brands, and appreciate the prosperous partnerships began with simple dreams and big HOPES.

Since the dawn of this millennium, LULA101 has been providing the coolest apparel and accessories brands to Asian markets. As the time evolves throughout the years, LULA101 had successfully supported numerous original designer brands from the development stage, to maturity phase and achieved full celebration. Some may needs tons of work on introductions, for some, names tag is not a necessity. Some may want to be embraced by the masses, for some, the exclusive clientele is the pristine focus.

The vision is culminating, the product is captivating and the style is trend-leading, LULA101 is excited for the latest brand partner, The MELIN Brand, as it has created the new category of luxury head wear for the hardest working individuals in the world. Melin1

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The MELIN Brand stems from the word “milliner”.

Dating back several centuries ago, if you wanted a custom suit, you’d go see the tailor. If you wanted to a custom hat made, you’d go see the local milliner. The MELIN Brand inherited such hardworking root and inspiration, developed a whole new spin with their own definitions for the new era: dedication, persistence and achievement.

melinHopeszd4The MELIN Brand produces the best-crafted, finest quality and most prestigious hats on the contemporary lifestyle market. By creating snapbacks incorporating the world’s most premium fabrics, proprietary moisture-wicking interior linings The MELIN Brand is set to create top-tier class of following. The main niche is on details, unparalleled design, style, and innovation.

Speaking on premium fabrics, The MELIN Brand collections are made up of some of the world’s finest materials, including: imported Italian cashmere, drum dyed lamb Napa leather, silky pig suede, and the most elite hats of the brand even feature genuine stingray leather and even diamonds.

Wearing the The MELIN Brand is an experience, it not for everybody…This is earned.

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Founded in Southern California in 2012, The MELIN Brand already took premium social class by the storm. From professional skateboard sensation – Ryan Sheckler, Hollywood movie star – Josh Duhamel and NBA basketball super star –  Dwyane Wade, all have been spotted with the top grain snap-back with pristine demonstration on popular fashion and utmost class.

With nearly 15 years of expertise in regional trends and luxury merchandise placement, LULA101 has held a distinctive niche in encompassing celebrated American original and designer brands, premium collections and quality accessories to the ever-expanding Asian-Pacific market places. Through LULA101‘s complete streamline solution, the The MELIN Brand is now available in Taiwan, and continue to experience steady growth across Southeast Asia.

jj14Started in South Orange County,  The MELIN Brand is now set to its glamour debut at the premium HOPES fashion retail platform in Ximending (Taipei City) – the trendsetting fashion district of Taiwan. With an inviting floor plan and inventive decor, HOPES store is an established fashion stage with big spotlight and vibrant energy. It is a regional popular destination, and an exclusive venue to experience the latest American original collections.

In November, as the HOPES store is celebrating its first Anniversary with friends and partners around the world, the The MELIN Brand was eager to extend its warmest wishes and strongest support for more prosperous years to come.melinbrNovember is a season to reflect and appreciate,  LULA101, Regain International and HOPES Taiwan want to express the sincere appreciation to Corey R.Brian M. and The MELIN Brand for the continuous support and genuine partnership.

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Season of HOPES: Wear it loud, Wear it proud.

Month of November is a season to reflect and appreciate. At LULA101,  it is an opportunity to celebrate the founding inspirations behind each lifestyle brands, and appreciate the prosperous partnerships began with simple dreams and big HOPES.

One of the vibrant lifestyle force had swept worldwide fans of their feet is the Rastaclat® handmade shoelace bracelet brand. The energy preaches on positive vibration and the inspiration was founded in Long Beach, CA. It is rooted by sports, art, music and street culture.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThe humble story of the shoelace bracelet start when Daniel Kasidi was a skilled high school skateboarder, with overload of skateboard sneakers sponsored by vendors. He was wondering how to use all of the inventories, and then one day he’d made a bracelet for himself out of the sneaker shoelaces. The creativity soon became a popular trend among friends and on the school grounds. The homemade bracelets became so desired that he started running a small enterprise on campus.

With each bracelet he shared,  Daniel K. discovered, that people shared their personal stories of joy and inspiration with him. He saw the positive vibrations being spread around and realized that a simple creation can come from inspirations that we can all discover in our everyday lives. Little had he knew, Daniel K. started Rastaclat® before he ever had a brand name nor a company vision.

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Rastaclat® represents the cloth of the righteous – an internal commitment to do good and understand the energies we put out into the world define us.

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From mom & pop skate shops, streetwear and sneaker boutiques, Rastaclat® fans have embraced the movement of #CLATLIFE since 2010 across the United States. Today, the positive vibration is celebrated over 31 countries with outstanding international fan-base.

With nearly 15 years of expertise in regional trends and merchandise placement, LULA101 has held a distinctive niche in encompassing celebrated American original and designer brands, collections and accessories to the ever-expanding Asian-Pacific market places. Through LULA101‘s complete streamline solution, the Rastaclat® brand is available in Taiwan, Philippians, Hong Kong and continue to experience steady growth since 2013.

The partnership also traveled Daniel K through couple Asia-Pacific tours, with the first-hand opportunity to establish exclusive dialog with local fans and participate in regional festivities. Each trip brought Daniel K. closer to the unique culture and experience the lifestyle trends. The impact had strengthen the regional grassroots following, and expand to various of market opportunities for the Rastaclat® brand.

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Started in Long Beach, Rastaclat® is now one of the feature brands been embraced at the premium HOPES fashion retail platform in Ximending (Taipei City) – the trendsetting fashion district of Taiwan. With an inviting floor plan and inventive decor, HOPES store is an established fashion stage with big spotlight and vibrant energy. It is a regional popular destination, and an exclusive venue to experience the latest American original collections.

In November, as the HOPES store is celebrating its first Anniversary with friends and partners around the world, Rastaclat® was one of the first to extend its warmest wishes and strongest support for more prosperous years to come via social media.

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November is a season to reflect and appreciate,  LULA101, Regain International and HOPES Taiwan want to express the sincere appreciation to Daniel K. and the Rastaclat® family for the continuous support and genuine partnership.