Let’s call Volcom a movie studio too. On March 1, it held a premiere for its film True To This.
It was a little bit of Palm Desert in West Hollywood. Designers and producers of the upcoming Saxony Group Fashion Week El Paseo 2014 had a party at the Palihouse in West Hollywood March 4.
Vans takes inspiration from streetwear capitals Fairfax and La Brea avenues with its new The Block Collection.
Victoria’s Secret Star Model Alessandra Ambrosio conquered the world of lingerie long ago. In March she’ll try her hand at boho contemporary styles when the Alé by Alessandra fashion line is released by Santa Monica-headquartered retailer Planet Blue.
Don’t quit! That was one piece of succinct advice given to the new designers who took part in the Emerging Designers Showcase at WWDMAGIC in Las Vegas last week.
Four-year-old “Mayhem” Keiser designs paper copies of some very high-profile dresses.
Los Angeles–based Robert Kaufman Fabrics has a new design called Urban Toile, which features sights of LA.
Red Carpet Runway
In anticipation of the March 2 Academy Awards red carpet, designers Nick Verreos and David Paul hosted a red-carpet runway presentation of their Nikolaki collection
Costume Designer Gala
The Costume Designers Guild celebrated its 16th awards ceremony with a Beverly Hills gala Feb. 22 featuring plenty of celebrities and costume designers—and plenty of shared jokes between the two.
The outlook is encouraging after the recent run of apparel, accessories and sourcing trade shows in Las Vegas, where many exhibitors reported upbeat buyers ready to place orders for Immediate through Fall deliveries.
Off-pricer Ross Stores Inc. announced results for its fourth quarter and fiscal 2013 results on Feb. 27, and Michael Balmuth gave a mixed forecast for Ross’ first quarter for its 2014 year.
Gap Inc. reported results for the fourth quarter of its 2013 year and its overall fiscal 2013 results on Feb. 27.
Amid the more than 130 lingerie, sleepwear and loungewear brands exhibiting at theCurveNV Las Vegas show Feb. 17–18 at The Venetian were 30 new companies.
A certain buzz of activity permeated the Women’s Wear in Nevada (WWIN) trade show, which caters primarily to misses and updated contemporary clothing exhibitors selling to specialty stores.
Buyers looking for upscale menswear, womenswear and accessories turned out for the Feb. 17–19 run of MRket, Stitch and Accessories The Show at the Sands Expo & Convention Center.
Capsule continued its commitment to being a forum for independent designers and high-end lines with a unique point of view when it ran Feb. 17–19 at The Venetian.
Agenda’s second show in Las Vegas mixed business with pleasure when it ran Feb. 17–19 as one of the Modern Assembly family of shows at Level 2 of the Sands Expo & Convention Center.tk
The Tents at Project, a curated show devoted to designer and luxury brands, was moved to a space in the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, adjacent to Project.
Aspirations for the second Liberty Fashion and Lifestyle Fairs were high when it ran Feb. 17–19 at the Sands Expo & Convention Center.
For Greg Garrett of the Black Swan fashion label, ENKVegas was a great show. The women’s show exhibited at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, and his label’s sales increased 35 percent compared with last February.