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How Trends Are Driving Innovation and Cooperation in Textile Manufacturing

Let’s update our college terminology: Daylongs, Dages and Darties.

Blended Retail Will Be the Hallmark of Holiday 2018


It looks like shoppers and retailers have taken down the old boundary between bricks-and-mortar retail and e-commerce.

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Art Hearts Fashion Delivers Four Days of Runway Shows

Art Hearts Fashion

Los Angeles designer Michael Costello freshened up his Spring/Summer ’19 collection with vibrant colors and flowing styles.

Action-Sports Vets Introduce New Denim Line


Fashion gurus can quibble about whether the athleisure trend has run its course. But for two entrepreneurs from Orange County, Calif., athleisure packs a lot of momentum.

Cantiq LA: Lingerie for Everyone


Lingerie is among the most beautiful garments anyone can wear, said Chelsea Hughes, founder of the Cantiq LA lingerie label.

Major Retail Construction Company Names Executive to Help Expand on West Coast


Shawmut Design and Construction has constructed retail flagships in top fashion areas including Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills and in Manhattan.

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U.S. Tariffs on Textile Imports From China Leads to Trade Opportunities Elsewhere

Tariffs to Shift Relationships

With new tariffs being placed on textiles coming from China, many U.S. fabric importers are scrambling to find new textile trading partners whose goods are not subject to the recently imposed 10 percent tariff that could rise to 25 percent at the beginning of the year.

L.A. Designer Pawan Kumar and Lenzing to Debut Midnight Blues at Kingpins


At next week’s Kingpins Amsterdam—the denim trade show that runs Oct. 24–25—attendees will see the unveiling of a new collaboration between global textile company Lenzing of Austria and Los Angeles designer Pawan Kumar.

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After a Hibernation, Fashion District Space Opens As a Boutique

The last time the sprawling space at 719 S. Spring was used as a fashion boutique was 2012

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Two New Stores to Downtown Los Angeles' Broadway

Theory and a Footaction store devoted to Jordan footwear and clothes are ready to take a bow on Broadway

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Bohemian Society's Return to Los Angeles' Runway

Downtown Los Angeles’ Bohemian Society has played the wild-at-heart outsider to California’s fashion industry for 15 years.

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R's Visual Thing's Big Concept Show

At the recent LA Fashion Week show from her brand R’s Visual Thing, Radka Salcmannova produced an event featuring dancers, a magician and what every Hollywood producer wants; a big concept.

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Whimsy + Row Scouts L.A.’s Mar Vista District

Los Angeles’ Venice neighborhood has been increasingly known as a spot for independent boutique retail. Rachel Temko is scouting the neighboring Mar Vista section as a burgeoning retail enclave.

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Sustainable Fashion Leaders Meet in DTLA for the Pollima Material Revolution


During Los Angeles Fashion Week, sustainable-fashion consultant group Pollima brought together brands, designers, investors and manufacturers at downtown's Ren Gallery.

National Stores Is Closing Remaining Locations

National Stores liquidating inventory at its remaining 184 stores.

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Jonathan Skow, the Designer Behind Mr. Turk and Husband of Trina Turk, Dies Following Accident

Remembering Jonathan Skow

Jonathan Skow, who started out as a photographer and stylist and branched out to designing the menswear line Mr. Turk, passed away on Oct. 12 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He was 55.

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Parks Project and National Geographic Launch Capsule Collection


A new capsule collection launched this week by Parks Project and National Geographic will benefit parkland in the United States.

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Style Interpretations at the L.A. Men's Market


Men's fashion is definitely on the rise with some interesting styles for those millennials who like to buy clothing.

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Soho House, Shopify to Row DTLA

It was recently announced Soho House, a line of exclusive clubs, would lease 16,000-square-feet of office space at Row DTLA near downtown Los Angeles’ Arts District.

Vince Opens New Store at Palisades Village


Contemporary label Vince is opening a two-level shop at the recently unveiled Palisades Village retail center in Los Angeles’ exclusive Pacific Palisades neighborhood.