As LA Fashion Week runway shows start rolling out, familiar complaints about Los Angeles' fashion week start rolling in. Some fashion veterans chart on what LA Fashion Week should do next.
David Meister had operated under the Kellwood umbrella for 15 years under a licensing agreement that will not be renewed.
The Indigo trend area was transformed into a gallery of animal portraits, with mainly all-over prints, representing butterflies, fish and shellfish in their natural habitats; jungles and undersea worlds or hibiscus.
No question, nail art continues to scale new heights, and Angel Anderson and Sarah Heering want new Da Vincis and Warhols to create their own nail art masterpieces, but in a social media way.
Los Angeles Fashion Week gets underway on March 9 and runs through March 18.
Call March Vision Street Wear month. The footwear and fashion brand set up a pop-up shop at sneaker head boutique Conveyor at Fred Segal in Santa Monica.
Fashion As Social Commentary?
Jeremy Scott’s Fall collection for Moschino appears to be inspired by a certain fast-food behemoth.
The following new lines and new showrooms will be available during the March 16–20 run of Los Angeles Fashion Market. (Note: Not all showroom buildings are open all days. Please check Apparelnews.net for correct start and end dates for each building.)
Academy Award winner, Lupita Nyong’o won the red carpet with her pastel-blue Prada gown.
On With the Shows
Designers from across Los Angeles and around the world are preparing to show their Fall 2014 collections at the upcoming Los Angeles Fashion Week.
Many know Joyce Eisenberg-Keefer as the force behind The New Mart building, recently made a donation of $15 million to the Los Angeles Jewish Home.
Extreme weather across much of the U.S. put a chill in business for February, but many retailers pulled out good sales during the month.
Lingerie on the Runway
CurveNY, the New York edition of the CurvExpo lingerie trade show, hosted a runway presentation on Feb. 24, during its recent Feb. 23–25 run at Javits Center North Pavilion in New York.
Tokidoki co-founder Pooneh Mohajer will be honored for her business leadership with the Deborah Award from the Anti-Defamation League.
Le Frenchlab launched in August and is distributing and marketing the “new generation” of French designers, said founder Emmanuelle Rienda.
She had worked for the Cooper-based Simon Showroom since 2010, and, when Vets decided to start her own multi-line showroom in August 2013, she had her heart set on staying at the Cooper.
Tina Fleming and her partner Shanon Martin have branched out to their own 1,200-square-foot showroom on the eighth floor of The New Mart.
Gap opens its first flagship store in Taipei.
MUJI, a prominent Japanese retailer, believes in a simple design for all of its products ranging from fashion to personal electronics, and it is moving to Santa Monica.