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Saturday, May 30

Levi's Sign of Support

Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images from the Los Angeles TimesThe Los Angeles Times has a photo on its business page of the Levi Strauss store in San Francisco, where the mannequins are decked out in white ribbons—in...

Friday, May 29

FGI Panel Talks Twitter, Facebook

The Fashion Group International of Los Angeles hosted the “Harnessing the Power of Social Networks” panel discussion May 21 at the ...

Central America Bets on Speedy Delivery to Grow Its Apparel Industry

GUATEMALA CITY—As Central American apparel and textile factories try to maximize the benefits of the free-trade agreement with the United States, they are learning that their one advantage is shaping u...

International Trade Show Scene Shuffles

The future of the triennial IMB technology and textiles show in Cologne, Germany, was dealt a blow after the event’s main sponsor recently ended its longtime partnership with Koelnmes...

From Manufacturing to Mentoring

Designer Taryn Rose sold her eponymous shoe label last year and used her industry experience to mentor other entrepreneurs....

Retail Real Estate Veterans Launch New Consultancy

Real estate veterans Linda Crowley and Carie Boyce have formed a retail property consultancy, Crowley & Boyce Retail Property Advisors in Newport Beach, Calif., to advise landlords and re...

Castagna, Neal Join Levi's

San Francisco–based Levi Strauss & Co. named two new members to its board of directors. Long-time retail executive Vanessa Castagna has executive experience with JCPenney, Wal-Mart and Target, and ...

Barracuda and Lovemade Launch Summer Patio Sale

Alejandra Hernandez wears a bow purse from her accessory line, Boos Besitos. Fashion insiders are like shopaholics on speed who hoard garb, shoes, bags and accoutrements faster and at higher...

Hartmarx Strikes quot;Stalking Horsequot; Deal

Hartmarx, the Chicago-based suit maker and owner of the Monarchy and One Girl Whohellip; Los Angeles labels, struck a “stal...

XOXO Inks a Licensing Deal With Dreamwear Lingerie

Juniors and young contemporary clothing label XOXO is looking to outfit the teen girl at home in her PJs and underneath her XOXO outfit....

Mon Atelier Headlines Charity Fashion Show

A female-dominated crowd dressed in chipper Spring sheath dresses, matching skirt-suit sets and wide-brim hats accentuated with festive flowers packed the Beverly Hills Hote...

Country Love

It’s all good vibes and positive thinking at Country Love, the new activewear line by Yves and Cedric Benaroch, the brothers best known for their 2 B Free line of casualwear. A more h...

Smoke, But No Fire in the L.A. Fashion District

L.A. Fashion District workers gathered on the sidewalk to gawk as firefighters put out a smoldering fire in the dumpster near The New Mart on May 28. The fire sent a cloud of smoke billowing past showroom and office windows in The New Mart...

Earthquake in Honduras Affects Apparel Manufacturers

Apparel factories in San Pedro Sula, a large city in northern Honduras that has become an apparel-manufacturing hub, were shaken when a 7.1-magnitude earthquake hit that country at 2:24 a.m. on May 28...

True Religion at the Beverly Center

Vernon-based True Religion Apparel Inc. opened a 2,100-square-foot store at the Beverly Center, the upscale shopping center in Los...

Anchor Blue Files for Bankruptcy, Secures DIP Funding

Anchor Blue Retail Group Inc. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on May 27. ...

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Think Fucshia for Fall (Photo courtesy Wall Street...

NUX

Launched in Spring 2008 by Malek Neman, NUX gets brainy about making clothes for the brawny...

Christian Audigier Moving to Premium at MAGIC

After two seasons of hosting his own trade show, When I Move You Move, in Las Vegas, Christian Audigier will show his brands at the MAGIC Marketplace come August, a release from the ...

Goorin Opens Two New S.F. Stores

San Francisco–based hat maker Goorin Brothers is opening two new stores in the city, one in Union Square and the other in the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood. Goorin Bros. has been headquartered in San Francisco s...

Rese Activewear

As a Pilates, yoga and fitness enthusiast, Gail Reisman knows that there is a long checklist to remember during a workout, from focused breathing to making sure that the back is in correct alignment,...

Roxy Athletix

The Roxy girl has always been an active one, but now the girls’ surf brand, owned by Huntington Beach, Calif.–based surf giant Quiksilver, is hoping she’s also a bit of a gym rat...

Wednesday, May 27

Mistrial in Trovata, Forever 21 Trade Dress Case

A U.S. District Court judge declared a mistrial early on May 27 in the trade-dress suit filed by contemporary brand Trovata against fast-fashion retail giant Forever 21 Inc....

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Neon just in time for summer (Photo courtesy Los Angeles...

Fluxus Opens First Store

Fluxus’ debut partyLos Angeles–based Fluxus threw a fun party May 14 for the grand opening of the label’s first boutique, located in Los Angeles’ quaint Larchmont Village section. The design of the boutique, at 202 N. Larchmont Blvd., was inspired by...

Tuesday, May 26

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Bold accessories by Aldo (Photo courtesy...

Friday, May 22

Brighton Wins Trade Dress Suit

City of Industry–based accessories company Brighton Collectibles was awarded an $8 million judgment in its copyright and trade dress suit against catalog retailer Coldwater Creek. The judgment includes more than $6.7 million in compe...

Secretary of Commerce to Present Obama Administration's Trade Views

Gary Locke, the secretary of commerce, will discuss the Obama administration’s views on trade and commerce during The Americas Business Forum, to be held May 27–28 at the Omni Hotel in...

Mistrial in Trovata, Forever 21 Trade Dress Case

A U.S. District Court judge declared a mistrial in the trade dress suit filed by contemporary brand Trovata against fast-fashion retail giant Forever 21 Inc....

Izod, Macy's Fast Fashion

New York–based Phillips–Van Heusen Corp., owner of the Izod brand, and Macy’s are celebrating the opening of the “In Pursuit of FAST: 100 Years of Indy Racing, Fashion and Design” exhibition at Macy...

Fashion Fantasy at Glam.com

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L.A. Designers in the Spotlight at Barneys Co-Op

Barneys New York Co-Op kicked off a forthcoming series of events titled “Fashion @ The Grove” to be hosted at the outdoor shopping center in Los Angeles. The kickoff took place ...

PAD Workshop at FIT

The North American distributor for PAD System Technologies will conduct a workshop on computerized patternmaking using the PAD system at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New Yo...

Latin America to Play New Role in SPESA Expo

GUATEMALA CITY—SPESAExpo, the huge trade show that has focused on equipment and machinery exhibits, is expanding its horizons....

Hard 8 to Roll the Dice on Women's Line

The manufacturing of T-shirts in Los Angeles—like denim—is considered by some to be a fine art, and the managers behind Hard 8 Clothing say their company is living proof....

Window Shopping: Otis Designs Featured at Neiman Marcus

Designs created by juniors and seniors studying fashion design at Otis College of Art and Design are on display at Neiman Marcus in Beverly Hills. The student designs are displayed in the store’s windows that face Wilshire Boulevard....

After Shooting, Mall Says It Did Everything to Keep People Safe

An up-and-coming rapper was murdered in front of Los Angeles’ Beverly Center mall on May 18, and his suspected killer was arrested a few hours later. Beverly Center management said it did ever...

New Fashion Center Spawns Optimism in L.A. Fashion District

Los Angeles’ Korean-American business community gathered May 19 to officially open L.A FACE, also known as the Los Angeles Fashion Center, a 200-unit apparel showroom center six years...

Zumiez Bids $7.2 Million for Bankrupt Active

The embattled Active Ride Shop filed a motion on May 15 with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Riverside, Calif., asking the court to approve the sale of all of its assets to Zumiez Inc....

Technology Could Help Manufacturers Solve the Puzzle of CPSIA

The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) has created a lot of headaches for retailers and their suppliers since going into effect last February. Technology suppliers may provide so...

Ashley Paige, Heidi Montag Get in the Pool

Photo by Pedro Andrade/Pacific Coast NewsHigh-end swimwear designer Ashley Paige is said to be partnering with Heidi Montag, the reality-TV star best known for her role as the baddie opposite Lauren Conrad on MTV’s “The...

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Easy, breezy denim (Photo courtesy of...

Retail Software Receives Patents

Irvine, Calif.–based software developer The Retail Equation recently received patents for several of its software products that help retailers prevent fraud abuse and streamline the returns an...

MOL Offers Direct Service From Vietnam to the West Coast

Tokyo-based global freight and logistics company MOL will begin direct-shipping service from Vietnam to the West Coast beginning June 4 from Tan Cang Cai Mep Terminal, located about ...

Menswear at MAGIC Made Over

The MAGIC Marketplace has announced changes to the Menswear floor for the upcoming August edition. Details on the makeover are a little hazy, but exhibitors and attendees will notice...

Nordstrom, Saks Head for San Juan

Specialty department stores Nordstrom and Saks Fifth Avenue are expected to anchor the planned Plaza Internacional shopping center in San Juan, Puerto Rico, according to Las Vegas–based developer Taubm...

Trade Growth Is a Must for Economic Recovery

Even though the U.S. economy is in the doldrums, protectionist barriers shouldn’t be erected to impede the free flow of goods, according to former U.S. Trade Representative Mickey Kantor, who spoke rec...

Thursday, May 21

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Gold-dipped Nikes by Just Another Rich Kid on display at Scoop in SoHo. (Photo courtesy of...

Wednesday, May 20

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A handbag from Rave Kauffman Couture (photo courtesy of the Los Angeles...

First Lady Wears L.A. Designer Jasmin Shokrian

Photo by Pablo Martinez Monsivais/Associated PressLos Angeles–based designer Jasmin Shokrian got a thrill designers all over the world have been angling for—the chance to see the uber-stylish and fashion’s latest darling...

Tuesday, May 19

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Models strut at the Life Ball charity event in Vienna (Photo from...

Monday, May 18

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Phillip Lim's swimwear collection (Photos from The...

Saturday, May 16

Costume-palooza at Beverly Center

ARTIST/MUSE: Artist Gary Baseman with model wearing Wendy Benbrook’s designs inspired by his art.For some, style inspirations begin with Audrey Hepburn. For Los Angeles magazine Style Director Laurie Pike, it was Jan Brady...

Friday, May 15

Hurley Partners With Motouml;rhead for Capsule Collection

Hurley, the Costa Mesa, Calif.–based surf brand, found an unlikely collaborator in the classic heavy-metal band Motouml;rhead. The results of the surf-meets-stage pairing is a capsule collec...

Coalition Formed to Support Industry Efforts

A group of apparel and textile industry representatives met recently in an effort to find ways to work together to support industry efforts. ...

MAGIC Names Retailer as Menswear V.P.

Specialty retailer Jon Kapelson was named vice president of menswear at the MAGIC International trade show. This appointment will be crucial for the section, which offers tailored suits and activewear...

Setting the Scene

Display Boys creates new retail and trade show environments....

One Clothing Ordered to Pay Back Wages

Los Angeles juniorswear company One Clothing has been ordered to pay dozens of sewing workers more than $55,000 in back wages after a federal investigation showed the company failed to pay fo...

Fashionable Turnout for Barney's CO-OP at the Grove

At the Barneys CO-OP fashion show at The Grove shopping center in Los Angeles, a crowd of hip Angelenos turned out, dressed in sharp blazers, cool leather jackets, easy dresses and dandy woven shirts. The event’s guests—which included Barneys VIP clients, The Grove platinum-level...

L.A. FACE Debuts in L.A. Fashion District

The newest and largest showroom building in the Los Angeles Fashion District’s discount quarter is set to open on May 19....

Designers Find Growth in New Distribution

To wander through the studios of Los Angeles’ designers during these taxing economic times is to see creativity working in overdrive....

Anzevino and Florence Expand With New Lines

Anzevino and Florence is on a roll....

Reduce Reuse Repurpose

Greener Vegas expands beyond recycling to finding new uses for discarded trade show materials....

Get Smart

As companies limit trade show travel, organizers respond with education programs to help executives work smarter and seminars focusing on today’s hot-button topics ...

SIMA Announces New President

The Surf Industry Manufacturers Association has announced its newly elected and appointed board members for 2009. Doug Palladini, vice president of marketing for Vans and pr...

No Stores Damaged, but Losses Heavy in Santa Barbara Fires

Devastation from the recent Jesusita fire in Santa Barbara, Calif., forced one-third of the city’s population of 90,365 residents to be evacuated. Santa Barbara retailers are forecasting heavy losses f...

Entrepreneurs Spur Growth at Bay Area Center

Countering the recent spate of downsizing occurring at shopping centers, Blackhawk Plaza in the East Bay Area suburb of Danville, Calif., is adding stores following a $30 million renovation....

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Balmainia translates to distressed denim (Photo from Los Angeles...

Rock & Republic Opens on Robertson

SHINING RETAIL: The exterior of the Rock Republic flagship on Robertson is covered in a mirror material. The flagship store is scheduled to debut on May 18.A very long wait on prominent fashion street Robertson Boulevard might be over May 18. The Rock ...

Christian in Cannes

Los Angeles designer Christian Audigier plans to throw himself a 51st-birthday bash in Cannes, France, during the Cannes Film Fest...

Moods of Norway Lands on Robertson

MANY MOODS: From left Moods of Norway founders Peder Borresen, Simen Staalnack and Stefan Dahlkvist. They opened a Moods of Norway store on Robertson Boulevard in Los Angeles.It seems like old times on Robertson. Stores are opening rather than closing. In addition to the Rock ...

Suit Sit-in

On May 11, a group of about 500 workers for Chicago-based manufacturer Hartmarx—makers of Hart, Schaffner & Marx suits ...

Perry Ellis Opens Cubavera

Miami-based manufacturer Perry Ellis International opened its first Cubavera store, located at the Miami International Airport. Th...

Street Improvements Start in L.A. Fashion District

Construction crews will become a more common sight in the Los Angeles Fashion District as well as along Santee Alley and other sections because of streetscaping and sidewalk work....

On the Town

The latest edition of our biannual tribute to inspired stores and elegant eateries ...

Trovata, Forever 21 Head to Court

The trade dress lawsuit filed by Newport Beach, Calif.–based Trovata against Los Angeles–based fast-fashion retailer Forever 21 began on May 12 in U.S. District Court in Santa Ana, Cal...

DHL Center Opens in H.K.

Plantation, Fla.–based DHL opened a 120,000-square-foot DHL Global Forwarding office and DHL Fashion Competency Center in t...

L.A. Mart Owner Buys California Gift Show

Chicago–based MMPI, owner of the L.A. Mart, acquired the California Gift Show from United Kingdom–based DMG World Media. ...

Wednesday, May 13

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French couture designer Frank So rbier's collection on display (Photo from The New York...

Tuesday, May 12

Bread & Butter's Eisenstein Homage

Streetwear and urban trade show Bread Butter is returning to its hometown—Berlin—in July after four years in Barcelona. And to celebrate, the trade show appears to be channeling iconic Russian filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein with a film innocuously titled “Coming Home.” Streaming on...

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In the swim with Mexican designer Denise Marchebout (Photo from Coutorture)...

Monday, May 11

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The fashion photography of Richard Avedon (Photo from The New...

Friday, May 8

Iconix Buys Half of Ed Hardy Brand

In a $17 million deal finalized on May 4, Iconix Brand Group—owners of the Mossimo, Rampage, Joe Boxer, Candie’s, Bongo, Ocean P...

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No wire hangers: An ode to fashionable moms (Photo from Refinery...

Carr Textile Stocking Eco Goods

Fenton, Mo.–based Carr Textile Corp. introduced a line of stock eco fabrics available in 100-yard minimums. Carr’s organic specialty fabric program includes seven styles available in s...

Shipping Industry 'Slow Steaming' Back to Recovery

It will be years before U.S. consumers are snapping up as many flat-screen TVs, laptop computers and frilly dresses as they were in 2007....

Gap#039;s Rosen Returns to Banana

San Francisco–based Gap Inc. named Julie Rosen senior vice president of Banana Republic. Rosen, who held a similar position...

RILA Survey: Retail Crime on the Rise

Crimes against retailers are on the rise, according to the RILA “Crime Trends Survey,” released on May 5. ...

Web-Savvy Teens Offer Fresh Take on Tech

When the owners of Malibu, Calif.–based technology resource Shapely Shadow looked into gaining feedback for its latest high-tech software product, they didn’t call on the usual industr...

Sourcing Solutions

Buhler Quality Yarns Corp. is a leading supplier of the highest quality yarns to the apparel industry in the Americas. By using only top grade, extra-long staple...

Bowman, Othon Return to the Runway for a Cause

Fashionable ladies—and a few men—gathered for a day of philanthropy and fashion at the ninth annual fund-raiser luncheon hosted by the Universal Love Foundation, a nonprofit organization based ...

CFA Panelists Discuss Key Issues

The California Fashion Association hosted a series of panel discussions on hot-button issues affecting the industry during the April 28–30 run of new textile trade show Globa...

Cherokee Extends S.A. Deal

Van Nuys–based Cherokee Inc. extended its licensing agreement with South African retailer Pick’n Pay through Februar...

Glamorously Green Swim

Being eco-friendly is a sexy concept, but swimwear designer Monica Wise is literally adding a heavy dose of sex appeal to being “green.”...

Nilit Acquires Nylstar

Israel-based fiber maker Nilit acquired the U.S. operation of European fiber and chemical company Nylstar, including the company’s nylon 6.6 plant in Martinsville, Va....

Sweeping Changes in Store for Bebe

Bebe Stores Inc. founder Manny Mashouf announced sweeping changes to his suffering business on May 7 as he presided over his first analyst conference call since coming out of a semi-retirement and re...

True Religion Reports Strong 1st-Quarter Results

Vernon, Calif.–based premium-denim brand True Religion released its first-quarter financial results on May 5, and Wall Street liked it. Total net sales for the quarter were $63.6 million—up more than 1...

Better-Than-Expected Sales Reported in April

April retail sales were better than expected for many retailers. The International Council of Shopping Centers reported that U.S. chain stores’ sales increased 0.7 percent. Warmer weather and ...

Target Pops Up in Chicago

Minneapolis-based retail giant Target Corp. opens its first pop-up store in Chicago. Running May 7–9, the “Bullseye ...

Komar Buys O#039;Bryan Bros.

Innerwear maker Komar Co. has purchased the assets of Chicago outerwear maker O’Bryan Bros. Inc., including O’Bryan...

West Coast Ports Ease Fees to Encourage More Traffic

When the Port of Los Angeles saw its cargo-container volumes plummet 17 percent in the first three months of this year, it decided to start whittling away at a basket of fees it imposes on ca...

Retailer Carves Out Green Niche

The Hive, a new boutique in Costa Mesa, Calif.’s The Lab shopping center, is taking a recession-friendly approach to eco-retailing. ...

Online Sale Sites Experiencing Growth in a Slow Economy

A growing coterie of upscale sample-sale Web sites is providing designers with an outlet to discreetly sell overstock merchandise, but these e-tailers say they are helping build brand loyalty for the ...

FGI Highlights Global Fall '09 Trends

Against a gloomy backdrop of low consumer confidence, Fashion Group International’s Fall/Winter ’09 trend report said “the runways are filled with fashion in denial.” One of the top trend...

Chip & Pepper Closes O.C. Store

April 30 was the last day for denim maker Chip & Pepper’s store at the Fashion Island shopping center in Newport Beach, Calif. The 900-square-foot space, which opened in May 2007, sold denim and ...

Swine Flu Stoppages in Mexico Reverberate in U.S. Apparel Cos.

The swine flu outbreak in Mexico is costing California companies making clothing in that country millions of dollars to cover the expense of government-mandated factory closings and a high-rate of abs...

Fall '09 Preview With Ferretti and the C.H.I.P.S.

A cocktail party and luncheon at the luxurious Montage Beverly Hills was the scene for the May 6 Colleague Helpers in Philanthropic Service 10th annual spring luncheon and...

New CEO of Lucky Brand

New York–based Liz Claiborne Inc. named Tom Fitzgerald chief executive officer of Lucky Brand Jeans. Previously, he served ...

Gap’s Rosen Returns to Banana

San Francisco–based Gap Inc. named Julie Rosen senior vice president of Banana Republic. Rosen, who held a similar position...

Komar Buys O’Bryan Bros.

Innerwear maker Komar Co. has purchased the assets of Chicago outerwear maker O’Bryan Bros. Inc., including O’Bryan...

Thursday, May 7

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Norma Kamali still going strong (Photo from the New York...

Wednesday, May 6

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Isetan Spring 2009 collection (Photos from A Continuous...

Tuesday, May 5

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All the glitz and glamour at the Costume Institute Gala (Photo from...

Monday, May 4

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A 21st Century Girl (Photo from New York...

Fashion, Face-Time With California Designers at The Grove

For fashion fans, the only thing better than a runway show is a chance to meet the designer. Barneys Co-op and Los Angeles retail center The Grove want to give the public that opportunity at an upcoming event in Los Angeles. Set for May 14 from 9 to...

Meister to Receive Friendly House Award

Womenswear designer David Meister will be honored May 17 with Friendly House’s Vision Award during the charity’s annual “Fashion for Life” fund-raising event. ...

Friday, May 1

Job Losses at Hanesbrands

With declining sales and profits in the first quarter of 2009, underwear and casualwear maker Hanesbrands Inc. is trimming 250 job...

New Guy at O#039;Neill

Can a mountain man from Sweden blend in with the surf crowd at the O’Neill Group? We will soon find out. Jan Valdmaa, a Swe...

Wal-Mart Expands Solar-Power Projects

Between 10 and 20 Wal-Mart Stores in California will soon be outfitted with solar-power systems as a result of a deal struck with San Francisco–based energy supplier BP Solar....

Port Truckers Win Temporary Victory in Cleanup Program

Truckers hauling cargo in and out of the two ports in the Los Angeles area got a temporary reprieve from certain requirements under the Clean Trucks Program, although a fee increase for cargo owners r...

Musical Chairs at Frederick#039;s

Top management is changing at Frederick’s of Hollywood Group Inc., whose lingerie retail division is in California and whol...

Material World Miami's Future Is Uncertain

Executives at Kennesaw, Ga.–based Urban Expositions are mulling the cancellation of the annual Material World & Technology Solutions textile and sourcing show in Miami Beach, Fla. ...

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Party like it's 90210 (Photo from...

'Twilight' Stars Model for Joseph's Spring/Summer Collection

TWILIGHT SPRING: “Twilight” star Ashley Greene, pictured right, models styles from the For Joseph label. On left is Jessica Lowndes of TV show “90210”On April 30, some of Hollywood’s newest faces gathered at fashion...

Catch Boutique Launches With Shopping Party

Most fashionistas love a little shopping and pampering with their party. Online shop Catch Boutique (www.catchboutique.com) tapped into that...

New Guy at O’Neill

Can a mountain man from Sweden blend in with the surf crowd at the O’Neill Group? We will soon find out. Jan Valdmaa, a Swe...

Musical Chairs at Frederick’s

Top management is changing at Frederick’s of Hollywood Group Inc., whose lingerie retail division is in California and whol...

Farmer Jeans Relaunches With Los Feliz Boutique

Peter Lang Nooch, founder of Los Angeles–based boutique denim line Farmer Jeans USA, is planning to reintroduce his denim line with a shop in Los Angeles’ Los Feliz neighborhood. ...

Officials Put the Brakes on Stanford Retail Expansion

Stanford University officials have decided to table a plan to fund a 240,000-square-foot expansion of Simon Property Group’s Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto, Calif....

London Fog to China

There’s lots of rain in China, which is why Iconix Brand Group, owner of the London Fog label, is taking the brand there. T...

Smaller Material World Show Yields Focused Buyers

MIAMI BEACH, Fla.—The April 21–23 run of the Material World & Technology Solutions expo was smaller in size, but buyers in the Miami Beach Convention Center during the 10th anniver...

Elyse Walker Finds Men Make Business Sense

Elyse Walker was warned by her friends not to open a men’s boutique. Stores for guys typically do not enjoy the same earnings as women’s fashion stores, they said. Walker thanked her friends for their ...

Denim Godfathers Share Keys to Success and Entrepreneurship

There is no formula for success, but if there were, it would include heavy doses of passion, hard work, loving what you do, a constant learning process and new ideas. ...

High Marks but Sparse Crowds for GlobalTex Debut

There was a flurry of activity on the afternoon of the second day of new fabric trade show GlobalTex as designer—including Kevan Hall, Eva Franco, Rory Beca, Andrew Christian, Mona Thalheimer and Barb...