Trade show giant MAGIC is getting even larger. UBM Advanstar, parent company of MAGIC, Project, Pooltradeshow, Coterie and Intermezzo, will expand its trade show holdings with the acquisition of Business Journals Inc., which produces the MRket, Stitch, Accessories The Show and Fame trade shows. UBM Advanstar also struck a deal to take the MAGIC show to Japan in 2017.
The Australian Consul General's home in Los Angeles provided a sun-drenched backdrop by a showcase of Australian designers.
The Capsule trade show is coming to Los Angeles.
Denim With Less Water
To get the perfect washed jean, denim makers put pants through multiple wash cycles.
Customs officials said they saw a 25 percent increase in the number of counterfeit goods they confiscated last year at the nation’s ports and at the border.
With the recent decision to increase California’s minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2022, we asked industry watchers what they think the impact will be on the state’s apparel industry—the largest manufacturing center in the U.S.
E-commerce powerhouse Revolve clothing has added another line to its roster with the launch of Grlfrnd denim, a made–in–Los Angeles vintage-inspired denim collection that is produced by Alliance Apparel, the manufacturing business acquired by Revolve last year.
A small group of Southern California fashion and accessories labels hosted OC Mix, a mini trade show held April 18–19 in a space within the Irvine, Calif., headquarters of Z Supply LLC.
The legal ramifications of the continuous evolution of technology and social media and how they affect the fashion industry were discussed at two panel discussions at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles on April 15.
In the last decade, the fine line between paid advertising and commentary has grown more complicated as social-media sites and fashion blogs become the norm for getting out the word about a new product.
Teva has a launch party in downtown Los Angeles for new collection.
On April 23, fans of Marysia Swimwear will have a chance to meet designer Marysia Reeves at the Everything But Water store in Santa Monica, Calif.
Just in time to celebrate the company’s 25th anniversary, Dogeared will open its first retail store in June in Santa Monica, Calif.
Guess partners with Peace Over Violence as fashion sponsor of Denim Day.
After 57 years in business, Southern California sporting goods retail chain Sport Chalet is closing all stores and shuttering its online business.
Frame, started by two Swedes, is a hot label that chose its first retail location to be in Los Angeles.
More than 100 movie costumes are on display until the end of April at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising's museum in downtown LA.
A Swiss company has developed a woven RFID (radio frequency identification) tag that can stand up to production processes such as stone washing, bleaching and enzyme finishing.
To kick off the opening of the new Candiani Design Center in Los Angeles, denim trade show Kingpins hosted an event for the city’s denim industry that focused on the challenges—and benefits—of sustainable denim production.