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Kevan Hall Hosts Cannes Pop-up Experience During Film Festival

Retail

Kevan Hall found inspiration for his Spring 2024 Côte d’Azur collection during a 2023 visit to the Cannes Film Festival.

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Swedish Investment Firm Altor Acquires Renewcell

Textiles

Cotton-recycling pioneer Renewcell has announced that its remaining assets have been acquired by Altor, an investment firm based in Sweden, and will now be known as Circulose.

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Fashion Students Look to L.A. Cityscapes and Fashion Veterans for Inspiration

Learning by Design

ASU FIDM, Los Angeles Trade-Technical College, Otis College of Art and Design, and Woodbury University recently showcased their graduating design students’ work, which blended the visions of these emerging designers with inspiration from fashion’s most influential artists.


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SS25 Active: Regenerated!

Activewear Trends

As science, nature and tech combine to imagine a more sustainable future, a new version of modernity takes shape—a prospective way of life centered on well-being, innovation and, last but not least, mobility.

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AI and Data Highlighted as the Future of Fashion During PI Apparel in L.A.

Technology

PI Apparel West Coast visited Los Angeles recently when parent company Market Key hosted the event at the Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel.

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Visualizing Their Next Approach, Malbon Golf Is on Par Fore Apparel

On Par Fashion

Never doubt the power of the mood board, for it’s where dreams are visualized and great enterprises are born.

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The Textile Show Makes Its Nashville Debut

Trade Shows

The Textile Show Nashville wrapped up its inaugural event, where it showcased a curated selection of exhibitors.

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Incorporating Buyer and Exhibitor Feedback to Create a Better Show

Trade Show Q&A

California Apparel News asked trade-show leaders: What is the most insightful piece of exhibitor or buyer feedback you have received that you are incorporating into the remainder of 2024?


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BuyHive Co-founder and CEO Minesh Pore on Learning How to Surf the AI Wave

Technology

The California Apparel News recently caught up with Minesh Pore to learn more about how AI is poised to infiltrate all aspects of the apparel industry

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April Showers Bring May Flowers

Industry Voices

Just last month, representatives Lizzie Fletcher (D-Texas) and Brittany Pettersen (D-Colo.) introduced the Pink Tariffs Study Act. This bill examines how the U.S. tariff system creates a gender bias, and we trust it will be eye-opening for their fellow legislators.

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SS25 Swimwear: Fashion as Usual

Swim Trends

Swimwear keeps blurring the line between fashion and sportswear to become an integral part of a woman’s wardrobe. It’s a phenomenon that involves both the hijacking of sportswear-aesthetic codes and new ways of treating swimwear as a fashion item to be integrated into complete silhouettes.


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Marcum Symposium Promotes Optimism Amid 2024 Challenges

Retail

The 2024 Consumer Products & Retail Symposium hosted by Marcum Accountants and Advisors afforded insights into planning for the most important seasons of the year, including back-to-school and holiday.

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IKEA–Nigel Xavier Earth Month Collaboration Promotes Eco

Sustainability

Earth Month 2024 might be finished, but IKEA’s April Open House in Los Angeles enlisted sustainability experts from different fields, including designer Nigel Xavier, to illustrate how to apply eco-friendly initiatives every day.

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SPESA L.A. Event Accents Worker Value as Technologies Advance

Technology

The Sewn Products Equipment & Suppliers of the Americas hosted its Advancements in Manufacturing Technologies Conference April 11 at the California Market Center in downtown Los Angeles, aiming to shift demand toward nearshoring options.


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Growing Sustainability Trends in Swim Continue to Shift the Category

Industry Focus: Swim

California Apparel News asked swim-industry experts: From eco-friendly initiatives to body positivity, what aspects of sustainability resonate most with your customers for 2024 into 2025?

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Weaving Stories & Dreams Tour Celebrates Filipina Artisans and Craftsmanship

Events

Los Angeles–based brand KINdom presents the Weaving Stories & Dreams Tour, which stops in Los Angeles May 10–14.


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Outdoor Retailer x Collective Shows Set to Debut for Winter Editions Co-located in Salt Lake City

Trade Shows

Outdoor Retailer and Collective Shows have announced a collaboration at this year’s winter show, taking place Nov. 6–8 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City.

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SwimShow, Paraiso Miami Swim Week to Present Summer Fashion Summit

Trade Shows

Summer comes early this year as the swimwear market in Miami shifts to June, a month earlier than previous years.

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