Fox is opening the Empire Official Store featuring apparel, accessories and jewelry inspired by the hit TV show.
After Thanksgiving, world leaders will convene in Paris for the United Nations Climate Change Conference. In Los Angeles, artists and activists with Vision LA '15 will produce a series of arts, theater, talks on climate change. On Nov. 30, it will produce a kick-off party in Santa Monica.
Hale Bob store closing after four years on Robertson Boulevard.
The final issue of Capitol Couture, the fashion publication released by Lionsgate and Samsung and inspired by "The Hunger Games" has been released.
Rodarte sample sale coming to Los Angeles.
Macy's remodel of its Herald Square flagship keeps some of the store's original wooden escalators.
Just a couple of years ago, socks were something that you just put on your feet. But San Clemente, Calif.-headquartered Stance pushed socks to the forefront of youth fashion. Media reports said that Stance opened its first branded boutique this week in New York City.
Prominent Los Angeles–headquartered boutique Kitson was sued by Vivienne Westwood on Oct. 2.
On Dec. 1, the second group of students is scheduled to begin a six-month training program in technical sewing at Stitches Technology, the nonprofit run by Clotee McAfee.
With 40 percent of the nation’s cargo-container traffic arriving at Los Angeles–area ports, trade has become a very important economic engine for the area.
Southern California is a center for the design of casual footwear—think slip-ons and flip-flops—but Broken Homme, an emerging label headquartered in Long Beach, Calif., is waiting to see if the region is ready for manufacturing for a more complex footwear: work boots with a fashion edge.
For more than five years, the RVCA brand has handled its urban side with a retail store on Fairfax Avenue close to Los Angeles’ Mid-City neighborhood. The Costa Mesa, Calif.–based company recently opened a boutique for its beach culture side in Santa Monica, Calif. On Nov. 24, the company held a grand-opening party for its boutique at 2625 Main St. It is located a few blocks away from the Pacific Ocean, said Brian Cassaro, RVCA’s vice president of marketing.
Sometimes you have to take one step back to move two steps forward. That’s the philosophy the contemporary label Vince is taking. The now New York–based company has hired the label’s two founders—Rea Laccone and Christopher LaPolice—to help develop the brand’s products, merchandising and creative efforts.
Forever 21 said it will be closing its 120,000-square-foot store in San Luis Obispo, Calif., in January and laying off scores of employees.
BCBGmaxazria is looking to the Chinese consumer to boost business. The Los Angeles womenswear maker recently announced it has partnered with VoyageOne to sell its clothing online in China.
James Cox is looking to put knitting needles—and knit menswear designs—into the hands of home knitters with a collection of knitting kits.
Combatant Gentlemen built a more-than- $10-million company on the cheap suit. The Irvine, Calif.–headquartered label’s point of difference was that it owned the entire supply chain for its suits and its collection of men’s clothing.
Christy Dawn’s “Audrey” dress recently hit the racks at Free People, a division of Urban Outfitters Inc. But the Made–in–Los Angeles label also is looking to build a higher profile for its vintage-inspired styles by opening a boutique in a burgeoning retail neighborhood.
When Jack Chang invested in an apparel business in 1988, a good number of California labels were still making their clothes in California.
The upscale retail store, COS, opened at the Beverly Center.