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Exhibit of Man Ray's Photographic Works Highlights His Hollywood Period

Fashion

In his early days, Man Ray often worked as a fashion photographer.

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Wolk Morais Unveils Collection 6

Towering above the streets of Hollywood, the independent Wolk Morais label produced a runway show for its Collection 6 on the rooftop of the Hollywood Roosevelt hotel on Jan. 17.

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NoMad Hotel to Open in Downtown L.A.

Downtown Los Angeles continues to a collection of giant construction projects. But on Jan. 21, one of those big productions will be unveiled. Boutique hotel NoMad will open in the ornate Bank of Italy building at 649 S. Olive St.

Stance to Open Shop in Remodeled Irvine Spectrum

Retail

The Irvine Company recently announced a $200-million remodel of the Irvine Spectrum Center in Irvine, Calif.

Customs Confiscates Thousands in Fake Nike Air Jordans

Import/Export

U.S. Customs and Border Protection suspected that the Nike Air Jordans inside seven parcels that landed as air cargo near Dulles International Airport outside of Washington, D.C., weren’t the real thing.

Fashion That Fits

Technology

Fashion has a fit problem, and it’s a $62 billion–plus apparel- and footwear-return problem annually and growing, according to the Franklin, Tenn.–based global research and advisory IHL Group.

Traffic at Typically Small January Market

Trade Shows

The January LA Fashion Market ran Jan. 15–17 and is typically one of the smaller of the five LA Fashion Markets, which take place in downtown Los Angeles.

Booming Economy in 2018 Means Smart Retailers Will Profit

Retail

With tax cuts in place and unemployment at a record low, 2018 is shaping up to be a banner year for the economy.

Epson Introduces Next-Generation DTG F2100 Printer

Technology

Five years ago, when Epson America Inc. introduced its first purpose-built, direct-to-garment (DTG) printer, the Epson SureColor F2000, it intended to set a new standard in the industry by enabling screen-print shops of all sizes to print high-quality graphics on fabrics ranging from 100 percent cotton to 50/50 fabric blends at production speed in a simple, user-friendly format.

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Banner Day: A T-Shirt Alternative

Alternative Tees

Plenty of first dates never turn into second dates, but Kate Ciepluch’s first date with Grahm Sisson in July 2014 was the start of much more than dinner and a movie.

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Swim Collective and Active Collective Unveil New Home

New Swim/Active Location

After eight years of exhibiting in Huntington Beach, Calif., across the street from the Pacific Ocean, Swim Collective and its sibling show, the 4-year-old Active Collective, moved their digs to the Anaheim Convention Center, not far from Disneyland.

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Ashton Michael Closes off Street for Mercy Collection

The Ashton Michael does runway shows guerrilla style; just add flower petals and motorcycles

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Hong Kong Fashion Week Kicks Off for Fall/Winter

Fashion

Hong Kong Fashion Week introduces a more compact version of its show that highlights Fall/Winter 2018.

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Tech Company’s Show & Sell E-com

HelpJess recently unveiled its Show & Sell e-commerce. HelpJess' Simon La Barrie says the app will help people shop across the globe with the app's real time video chat.

Los Angeles January 2018 New Lines

New Lines

New Lines

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Large Japanese Second-Hand Store Opens on Melrose

Retail

2nd Street opens first U.S. store on Melrose Avenue.

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Textile Trends

Textile Trends

Textile Trends

Texworld USA Launches ‘Explore the Floor’ Series

Textiles

An added feature this year at Texworld USA is the new “Explore the Floor” series, which features tours for attendees to walk the show floor with industry experts.

New Functional-Fabric Fair Being Launched This Summer

Trade Shows

Reed Exhibitions has announced it is organizing a new functional-fabric fair this summer in New York to be held during New York market week.

Lenzing CEO Is Reappointed

Textiles

At its Dec. 13 meeting, Lenzing’s board reappointed Stefan Doboczky as its chief executive.

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