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Fundraiser for Model Anna Leo

Anna Leo was recently released from the hospital and is recuperating from injuries caused by a car accident. To raise funds for her medical bills, her friends at downtown Los Angeles fashion school FCI Fashion School will be holding an art fundraiser.

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Post Shark Tank, Butter Cloth Introduces Polos & Sweaters at Pop-Up

Remember when Butter Cloth got an investment from Shark Tank's Robert Herjavec? The Los Angeles label has more news.

Three Dots Acquired by Los Angeles Manufacturer

Three Dots, the Southern California brand of women’s contemporary knit tops and other apparel that abruptly closed its doors in April, has been acquired by FAM Brands.

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Hyfve Hosts "A Fashion Remix" for Remixmess at CMC During L.A. Market

FASHION

Introducing new misses-contemporary line Remixmess, Los Angeles apparel manufacturer Hyfive produced "A Fashion Remix," a runway show in the L.A. Market Week lobby lounge within the California Market Center.

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More Towne by Elysewalker Stores Announced

On June 17, Elyse Walker, a prominent boutique retailer announced the opening of several more locations for multibrand, high-end basics retailer, Towne by Elysewalker.

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ACB Presents "Variations on Raymonda" With Fashionable Touches

EVENTS

With a new home at the California Market Center in downtown Los Angeles, the American Contemporary Ballet has transformed elements from the 19th-century ballet "Raymonda" through modern details of costume making.

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Fabletics Has a New Dance Partner

Athleisure

Fabletics taps dancer and celeb Maddie Ziegler for a new capsule collection.

Gap Inc. Announces Water-Saving Initiative With Textile Supplier

Manufacturing

Moving closer to the sustainable goals it set in 2018, Gap Inc. announced a new water-saving initiative with its sourcing partner Arvind Limited.

New Lines for Los Angeles Market Week

Manufacturing

NEW LINES

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Record-breaking San Francisco Heat Slows First-Day Traffic at CALA

CALA San Francisco

For several years now, the nearly 100-year-old Fort Mason Center on the San Francisco waterfront has been the idyllic location for the Bay Area edition of CALA, which was held June 11–12.

New President Hired to Lead 7 For All Mankind

Manufacturing

The parent company of 7 For All Mankind has hired Suzanne Silverstein to be president of the premium-denim brand.

Integrating AI Into the Shopping Experience Isn’t One Size Fits All

Technology

Much of the technology buzz over the last few years has surrounded artificial intelligence, or AI. As some brands and retailers wonder how to implement the tools that fall under the AI umbrella, they are up against competitors already lev­eraging these technologies.

Mexican Tariffs Are Off for Now but Manufacturers Still Cautious

Import/Export

The Trump administration’s threat to impose a 5 percent tariff on all goods imported from Mexico did not go into effect on June 10 as threatened.

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Moschino Does the Monster Mash for Its Men’s and Women’s Collections

Moschino’s Monster Mash

Creative director Jeremy Scott did his own interpretation of Resort and Spring for the Italian brand Moschino.

Southern California Ports Tell a Tale of Two Traffic Stories

Import/Export

Business at Southern California’s seaports has been looking a little schizophrenic.

Veteran L.A. Dye House to Release a High-End Basics Line

Manufacturing

For 20 years, Premiere Laundry sewed blank tees, hoodies and sweats and developed intricate dyes for clients at its factory and dye house in Vernon, Calif.

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Faster and Cheaper Digital Printing Shakes Up the T-shirt Business

Driving Digital Printing

For many T-shirt companies, business once solely revolved around the labor-intensive job of silkscreening a graphic onto a blank tee.

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Free People Opens Stand-alone Location in Malibu

RETAIL

As a brand that aligns with free-spirited, adventurous women, Free People entered the perfect retail space when it opened its first stand-alone Malibu location to embrace a town that inspires a carefree lifestyle.

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Poshmark Goes Home

TECHNOLOGY

Social-commerce company Poshmark has moved beyond apparel sales by launching its home business.

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B James Takes It To The Streets

Designer Brandon D James produced a guerrilla runway event, a Flash Mob Walk, in downtown Los Angeles June 7.

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