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New Owners Laying Off 65 Employees at 7 For All Mankind, Ella Moss and Splendid

7 For All Mankind will be moving in with Ella Moss and Splendid.

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Beverly Center Shows A Little Skirt

Beverly Center recently unveiled Girl Lifting Skirt 2 by Geoff McFetridge. It’s a 70-foot tall art piece of a woman lifting her skirts.

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NYFW Trends Have a California Feeling

NYFW Trends

With a flurry of runway shows in line for New York Fashion Week, don’t be surprised if you see a bit of California on the catwalk.

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Hippe BeachBum: Life of the Beach Party

Hippe BeachBum

Beaches and beach lifestyle are geared toward fun, said designer Norma Morrow, and someone needed to inject more of a sense of fun into the scene.

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Goodbye Skinny Jeans

Last month no less a fashion authority than GQ dropped the bomb on skinny jeans. They’re over, kaput, finito.

Spring/Summer ’17 Womenswear Color on the Catwalks by Trendstop

Trends

Saturated shades create statement styles. Global fashion forecasting agency Trendstop presents the lowdown on the major color trends and key applications emerging at the Spring/Summer ’17 Resort collections.

Findings & Trimmings

Textiles

Findings & Trimmings

U.S. Dyehouse Start-Up Sets Sights on Technical Textile Market

Made In America

Saco River Dyehouse, a startup company formed in Biddeford, Maine, four years ago to dye yarn skeins for the home knitting industry, has moved into a new facility and has invested heavily in new equipment as it broadens into assorted technical textiles markets.

Textile Preview: Textile Trends

Textiles

Textile Trends

AIMS 360 Now Offers Shopify Integration

Technology

Los Angeles apparel-industry software provider AIMS 360 has integrated e-commerce platform Shopify into its ERP (enterprise resource planning) solution to help facilitate e-commerce operations.

Levi Strauss Names New Global and Supply Chain Executives

Manufacturing

Levi Strauss & Co., the San Francisco company known for its rugged denim, has promoted two executives to new posts.

PacSun Sheds Bankruptcy, Emerging as a Private Company

Retail

Five months after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, Pacific Sunwear of California has been acquired by a San Francisco private-equity investment firm.

Expanded Broadway Plaza Shopping Center Officially Reopens

Retail

After years of renovation and expansion, Broadway Plaza in Walnut Creek, Calif., officially reopened with 90 percent of its space leased.

Activewear: Finding the Spirit in Spiritual Gangster

Manufacturing

Former yoga instructors Vanessa and Ian Lopatin are teaching what they preach through yogawear.

CALA Show Sees Upswing in Retailers in San Francisco

Trade Shows

For Kenny Gandalfo, the San Francisco Bay Area trade show CALA was busy. He saw 24 accounts in two days at the most recent Aug. 30–31 run of the event.

Arsonist Suspected in Gap Distribution Center Fire

Retail

After one of Gap Inc.’s largest distribution centers was severely damaged by fire, the company was scrambling to fill online orders and get merchandise on store shelves in its Northeast territory.

Is the Trans-Pacific Partnership Dead on Arrival?

Import/Export

With all the political rhetoric flying during an election year, apparel and textile experts are wondering whether the Trans-Pacific Partnership has any chance of being approved by Congress before a new president takes office in January.

The Great Outdoors Sets Up Camp in LA’s Arts District

Retail

While contemporary and designer boutiques are finding new homes in downtown Los Angeles’ Arts District, retailer Gene Han is gambling that the bohemian enclave will embrace a new style of high-end camping.

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Back-To-School Might Go On…and On

Back-To-School

The back-to-school season is considered a crucial time for many retailers. For teen retailers, it can make up more than 41 percent of sales for the third quarter, according to Adrienne Yih Tennant, a Wall Street analyst.

PacSun Sheds Bankruptcy, Emerging as a Private Company

PacSun to move forward as a private company.