Australian brand Seafolly is upping the ante in its bid for the U.S. market. Earlier this year, it opened a shop in La Jolla, Calif. On Sept. 5, it is scheduled to open a shop in Manhattan Beach, Calif.
After four years of online sales only, Sole Society heads out to the mall.
Vince, the contemporary womenswear company born in Los Angeles and now headquartered in New York, reported some disappointing financial results for its second quarter.
Many retailers missed their forecasts for their August comp-store sales. Sales for U.S. retailers were down 0.9 percent in an index compiled by Retail Metrics, a Boston-area market-research company.
Banana Republic and the Council of Fashion Designers of America are ramping up a program that supports emerging designers in the United States who create and manufacture their collections in their local cities.
Known for her colorful, signature prints and mystical aesthetic, Mara Hoffman has added activewear to her evolving lifestyle brand.
Urban Expositions, the trade-show organizer that recently acquired the WomensWear in Nevada event, revealed that a majority share of its venture was acquired by Clarion Events, a nearly 70-year-old enterprise based in London.
Last July, founders Sean Barron and Jamie Mazur spearheaded Re/Done vintage denim.
The 1980s are already nudging their way onto the runways for Spring/Summer 2016, said Jaclyn Jones, the womenswear editor for WGSN, also known as Worth Global Style Network, the British trend-forecasting firm.
Los Angeles has had a scarcity of big bridal shows for store owners until last year when New York–based The Knot launched its Couture: Los Angeles Bridal Market with scores of exhibitors showing everything frilly and lacy.
The opportunity to interact directly with the activewear community provided Los Angeles–based activewear brand Wear It to Heart valuable customer feedback, which helped the company launch its wholesale business.
Over the last few years, the beleaguered California surfwear company Quiksilver has been bleeding massive amounts of money.
Going out of style soon: credit cards with magnetic stripes.
The market for clothes made for yoga, running and the gym grew 21 percent to become an $18.5 billion business in the 12-month period ending in June 2015, according to market-research company The NPD Group
With e-commerce, m-commerce and a new trend in wearable technology, fashion has embraced business models invested in the digital world.
This summer, Southern California saw two swimwear trade shows touch down in beachside cities: the longstanding Swim Collective and newcomer Cabana.
Venice Rani: Outfitting independent Venice and LA women
Swim Like a Mermaid: For souls of the sea
Caribbean Joe, Dara inc., Hyosung, Penbrooke and more waterwear resources.