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INDX Takes A Bow at Fred Segal

INDX threw a party at Fred Segal in West Hollywood, Calif. June 21 to mark its launch. Seen at the party, Joe Zee and Donald Pliner

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Quilted Northern Wedding Dress Designs Rival Popular Brands

Fashion

During the 14th-annual Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Contest, held June 20 in Boca Raton, Fla., clever designers showcased ornate, beautiful designs.

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Fred Segal To Malibu

Fred Segal is slated to open a 4,000-square-foot shop in Malibu early 2019.

New Executive Appointments at PacSun

Retail

Following the formation of PSEB, the new operating company formed from the Eddie Bauer and PacSun merger, the teen and young-adult clothing manufacturer named Alfred Chang as the new president of PacSun.

U.S. Supreme Court Rules E-Tailers Must Collect Sales Taxes

Retail

Retail trade organizations cheered a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that would require online retailers to collect sales taxes in areas where they do not have offices, warehouses or bricks-and-mortar stores.

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Trims, Accessories & Branding

Trends Get Trim

Findings & Trimmings

WWDMAGIC Partners With FashionGo

Trade Shows

WWDMAGIC is venturing into the realm of online fashion.

University of California, Irvine, to Offer Two-Week Fashion Course

Retail

Popular majors at University of California, Irvine, include biology and business, but to further its business range the school’s Division of Continuing Education recently announced it will offer a course in fashion design management.

Keys to Protecting Your Brand Name

Trade Shows

One of the first steps in setting up a new label or company is learning how to protect your brand name as well as your own name.

Manhattan Beachwear Adds New Swim Labels

Manufacturing

Manhattan Beachwear, one of the largest swimwear manufacturers in the United States, said it will be designing and distributing women’s swimwear for BCBGMax­Azria and BCBGeneration. The collection will launch globally for Fall 2018.

Tariff War With China Hits California Cotton Market

Import/Export

In the latest salvo in the tariff war between the United States and China, the U.S. cotton industry is expected to receive a direct hit as China piles on an additional 25 percent tariff on U.S. uncombed-cotton imports.

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Clothing Company Sees New Business in Old T-shirts

T-shirts For Days

Kristy Caylor and Mary Saunders want to make fashion that not only looks good but will be good for the environment and society.

Avocado Grows Retail-Delivery Business on West Coast and Hawaii

Technology

Bringing the Grubhub model of delivery service to the apparel retail industry, Avocado announced it is entering into partnerships with local stores in select cities to provide a shopping, pickup and delivery service that connects consumers with clothing.

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Los Angeles Fashion Market Gets Buyers Ready for Holiday

LA Fashion Market

For buyers attending Los Angeles Fashion Market, the event was filled with surprises that energized the June 18–20 buying show for the Fall II/Holiday season.

Swim Collective Introduces a New Section

Trade Shows

The Swim Collective trade show has basically kept the same format for its six-year history, but for its upcoming event in Anaheim, Calif., it will try something new.

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Malibu Teen Receives Award for Upcycled Fashion

Fashion

Upcycled fashion for homeless youth in Los Angeles wins an award for Malibu teen.

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The Patrick Brand Travels West For a Pop-Up

Patrick DiLascia traveled to Westfield Century City to produce a pop-up shop for his self-named Patrick brand.

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Menswear Graduates of FIDM Make a Connection to Wearable Tech

Technology

Graduates of the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising's (FIDM) Menswear Advanced Study Program made a connection between smart-looking garments and smart wearable tech when they unveiled their collections Thursday night.

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Students from The Art Institute of California Campuses Show Off Their Designs

Fashion

Several creative looks were seen on the runway at the annual student designer fashion show at The Art Institute of California - Orange County.

New Lines for Los Angeles Fashion Market

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