2018 Juniors' Forecasts
For the Spring/Summer 2018 season, juniors will be wearing embroidered jeans, T-shirts with sequins and plaid blazers, forecast Barbara Fields of the Barbara Fields Buying Office.
Directives West put the spotlight on Spring/Summer 2018 trends at the retail consultancy’s Oct. 2 runway show at the California Market Center. Trends included plenty of denim and feminine details such as ruffles, floral embroidery and off-the-shoulder silhouettes.
Veronica Rosas launched her new collection, Yummy & Trendy, with a mission to created premium activewear with high-performance fabrics.
Retailers not only get a chance to peruse the latest Spring/Summer collections at the upcoming LA Fashion Market, but they get the chance to listen to a number of seminars being held at the California Market Center on subjects ranging from upcoming trends to how to improve profits.
LA Textile Show’s Mix Includes Fiber, Fabric, Factories and More for Sourcing from Concept to Creation
Traffic ebbed and flowed during the Oct. 2–4 run of the Los Angeles International Textile Show at the California Market Center, where exhibitors included just about every point along the apparel supply chain.
Department stores and big-box retailers are going through a time of incredible change, but salespeople working at the LA Majors Market, which is devoted to department stores and mass retailers, reported a busy pace during the Oct. 2–4 market at the California Market Center.
Westfield Corp. marked the finish of a $1 billion remodel of its Westfield Century City retail center in Los Angeles with a gala event Oct. 3, featuring appearances by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and 1970s hitmakers The Village People. The event took place at a new performance space called The Atrium, located by the center’s full-line Nordstrom, which also opened for business on Oct. 3.
To celebrate its 10th show, LA Men’s Market will go sky high.
As if the opening an emporium and renovating a grand, but once-derelict building in downtown Los Angeles was not enough. Retailer COS had to produce a gala party for the event too.
Since 1992, presidential administrations have come and gone, the retail market has gone through majors, and after a 25-year-haul on the 10th floor of the California Market Center, Mindy Lubell and Romy M showrooms moved from their longtime digs
The pop-up store debuts at Platform in Culver City this Saturday and runs through the end of the year.
Citizens of Humanity’s executive management team and private investors pooled their money together to buy back the portion of the company owned by private-equity investor Berkshire Partners and cofounder Jerome Dahan.
With its inspirational, beautiful costumes and seductive Southern Spain history, the opera "Carmen" influenced many of the attendees to bring out their own personal side of Carmen—a.k.a. Carmenita—in their fashion choices at a recent performance at the LA Opera.
More than 1,000 apparel brands came to the Coterie trade show, which took place Sept. 17–19 at the Jacob Javits Center in New York.
Though the news is rife with stories about internet retailers hammering bricks-and-mortar stores, at the Designers and Agents trade show, which took place Sept. 16–18, independent fashion boutiques—and the specialty brands they carry—were alive and well.
Designers weren’t the only ones showing their wares during New York’s September trade shows.
Fiber & Fabric
With the star power of Tyra Banks and Kobe Bryant making speeches, National Retail Federation’s Shop.org convention made the case that digital commerce was on a course to grow even more prominent with the help of burgeoning technologies such as voice technology, artificial intelligence and virtual reality.
A Fred Segal boutique emporium opened for business Sept. 26 at the edge of the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood, Calif.