Los Angeles’ exclusive Brentwood neighborhood is the address to many fitness businesses, but there were no multi-line boutiques offering the best activewear styles, said Natalie Fritz, a partner and the “N” in Sweat NSK.
The Imprinted Sportswear Show, which traditionally sprawls across a large convention center ballroom every year at the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center, was the biggest ISS trade show produced by Emerald Expositions ever since it acquired the show in 2001, said Jeff Brown, the show’s group show director.
Over the years, Crooks & Castles has printed a Medusa’s head, a castle and the brand's name on it's labels. For Fall ’16, we’re going to see something new.
Just Don opens pop-up store this weekend in the Los Angeles Fashion District.
Neely Shearer of Abbot Kinney Boulevard boutique In Heroes We Trust started the year by producing the In Bowie We Trust show. It commemorated the life and art of David Bowie, with more than 30 artists riffing off of the legend and looks of the musician and pop star.
A U.S. bankruptcy judge rejects Dov Charney's bid to take over American Apparel.
Fashion on Film
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin has unveiled the secret talent behind French fashion show sound engineer Michel Gaubert. It’s his assistant Petit Michel and he’s a total doll.
"Zoolander 2" features Kristen Wiig as beauty mogul Alexanya Atoz famous for a product called “Youth Milk.”
The long delayed renovation of Redondo Beach Pier might be actually on its way to becoming a reality.
Elyse Walker is on the move. She recently announced that she will open a second of her self named Elyse Walker boutique. It will be located in the Lido Marina Village in Newport Beach, Calif.
Check out Volcom's SS16 boardshorts styles.
The Sub Pop music label drove the 1990s indie rock scene. At Agenda trade show in Long Beach, Calif., the Altamont clothing line introduced a capsule clothing line Altamont x Sub Pop. Check it out.
American Apparel founder Dov Charney, current Chief Executive Office Paula Schneider and others vying for a stake in the future of the Los Angeles–based apparel manufacturer and retailer recently appeared before U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Brendan Shannon in Wilmington, Del.
Los Angeles–based Crew Knitwear, maker of the Bobeau and H.I.P. brands, has hired Tricia Franklin as chief executive officer.
Boston Proper, the multichannel retailer owned by Chico’s FAS Inc., has been acquired by Los Angeles–based private-equity investment Brentwood Associates for an undisclosed amount.
Robin’s Jean Boutique
High-end denim brand Robin’s Jean is on the move.
40 Years of Swim/Surf
It was the 40th anniversary of the Surf Expo trade show, and during its most recent run, Jan. 14–16 in Orlando, Fla., the sprawling trade show for swim, surfwear and beach culture reported an increase in vendors.
California shoppers are filing a flurry of class-action lawsuits against big-name department stores over markdowns allegedly made on “false” original prices.
Focus on Activewear
Active Collective, the activewear and athleisure show that bowed last year in Huntington Beach, Calif., returned for its second solo show with 90 exhibitors showing their collections Jan. 15–16 at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort.
January market in Los Angeles is typically a low-key affair with retailers looking to fill in depleted inventories after the holiday season or buyers looking to review lines in a more-relaxed setting before the crush of the Las Vegas trade shows in February.