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Fashion Rally for Immigrants

The Trump administration plans to change immigration rules, and some fashion brands have entered the brewing political debate with T-shirts.

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Fashion Photography in 3-D

Reisig and Taylor….Urban Poetry

Leeza Taylor and Chris Reisig are 25-year veterans in the photography and art world. The dynamic dual have spent their careers been shooting fashion campaigns and celebrities around the world. Their latest series, titled “NAKED,” they document their circle of family friends around their LA home over a 10-year period.

Apparel Manufacturer Sentenced to Federal Prison for Hiding Income in Israeli Banks

Legal

Masud Sarshar, known for taking a heritage workwear brand and converting it into a colorful pants collection under the Dickies Girl label, has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for hiding more than $21 million in income and $2.5 million in interest in Israeli banks and avoiding U.S. taxes.

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Mario De La Torre's Into The Darkness

Mario De La Torre's Into the Darkness collection took the Style Fashion Week runway with a celebration of vinyl and latex styles for women of all sizes.

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Moods of Norway at Style Fashion Week

About a five minute drive away from its flagship on Melrose Avenue, the Moods of Norway brand produced a Style Fashion Week show at Pacific Design Center March 10.

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David Tupaz at Style Fashion Week

David Tupaz Couture took the runway Style Fashion Week March 10.He outfitted elegant styles with bouclé and silks. Take a look.

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Malan Breton at Style Fashion Week

Malan Breton kicked off Style Fashion Week March 9 with a presentation of his Fall Winter 2017 line “The 7 Deadly Sins.” Take a look.

Lubov Azria Exits BCBGMaxAzria as Company Restructures

Manufacturing

With the BCBGMaxAzria Group trying to restructure its business after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection days ago, the Los Angeles contemporary clothing company has replaced its chief creative director, Lubov Azria, whose husband founded the company.

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Books and Looks

The LA Art Book Fair

The LA Art Book Fair brings together book and art catalog sellers, collectors, buyers and enthusiasts to one gigantic, creative arena that proves that LA is one of the most important cities in the world for art, culture and style.

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True Religion’s Non-Conforming Ambassadors

The faces of True Religion's This is True campaign; Nikkie Lane, Tommy Lee and Herizen F. Guardiola.

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Denim Days Coming to the U.S.

Denim Days, the week-long denim festival in Amsterdam, will touch down in the U.S. this fall.

Retailers Anxious over Travel Ban

Retail

Anxiety over a “Trump Slump” in tourism to the United States has become an issue, and California retailers have wondered if a travel ban initiated by the Trump Administration could affect them.

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Fall/Winter 2017 Activewear Insight by Trendstop

Activewear Insight

Global fashion forecasting agency Trendstop gave us the insider lowdown into the latest activewear trends impacting the industry for the Fall/Winter 2017–18 season.

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What’s Going On With Westfield Massive Topanga Project?

Westfield's Topanga Project

In September 2015, Westfield unveiled a $350 million The Village at Westfield Topanga project adjacent to its luxe Westfield Topanga mall, 26 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles. While wrapping up this project, the international mall giant was in the midst of planning an even bigger project in the Topanga area.

Shahid to Lead LAMM Trade Show

Trade Shows

Longtime assistant show director Sannia Shahid was recently named show director for the Los Angeles Men’s Market. She will run the upcoming LAMM, which is scheduled for March 28–29 in the California Market Center showroom building in downtown Los Angeles.

New Lines: Los Angeles Fashion Market Fall 2017

New Lines

New Lines

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Jacobson’s FashionLink Showroom Moves to New Mart

FashionLink

Peter Jacobson is putting the finishing touches on his new FashionLink showroom on the 10th floor of The New Mart.

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Sunrise Brands Partners With Eva Longoria for New Collection

Sunrise Brands

Eva Longoria, the actress known for her years on the TV series “Desperate Housewives,” is no stranger to fashion. Her role in the long-running nighttime soap opera portrayed her as a former model who was always elegantly dressed—even when she was living in the suburbs.

Apparel Sales Stall at 3 Percent, Athleisure Remains Influential, NPD Says

Retail

U.S. apparel industry sales increased 3 percent to $218.7 billion in 2016, according to market researchers The NPD Group in a March 6 statement.

New Owners Lay Off More People at 7 For All Mankind, Splendid and Ella Moss

Manufacturing

Eight months ago, Israeli-based Delta Galil acquired three Los Angeles premium brands from VF Corp. and then laid off 105 people.