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How Millennial Parents Shop Differently Than Other Generations

Retail

Now that millennials are becoming parents, their way of shopping for their families varies wildly from their parents. The phone is practically the command center for this generation, born between 1981 and 1994.

The Future in Retail Leadership Lies in Discovering Its Core Customer and Technology

Retail

For retailers, it should be more about millennials.

Designer Candice Cuoco Sees Inspiration in Her Move to Los Angeles

Manufacturing

In the past, Candice Cuoco’s connection to Los Angeles was when she traveled down from her native Bay Area eight times a year, spending two weeks in the city during each visit to source materials. Now a place she calls home, Los Angeles provides a lot more than valuable manufacturing and fabric sourcing.

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Ghost Flower Blends Apparel Innovation With Eastern Medicine

Acupressure Activewear

When avid tennis player and marathon runner Susie Peebler woke up one morning unable to move, she couldn’t understand the cause of her injury. After her doctor recommended back surgery, she instead self-healed through yoga. As a geophysicist, Peebler wanted to know the scientific reasons behind her relief and sought answers through Chinese medicine.

Nordstrom Rack Headed to New Porter Ranch Mall

Retail

A Nordstrom Rack will be coming to The Vineyards, a shopping center under construction in Porter Ranch, which is nestled in the northwest section of Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley.

A Clothing Label to Fill In the Gaps

Manufacturing

After years of being surrounded by pixels and algorithms in the tech industry, Scott Carter was ready for a change. His next career move was to transition to the fashion industry and start a new label called Kiln.

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These Days Those Second-Hand Threads Are Big Business in Los Angeles

Secondhand Skyrockets

More than 10 years ago, the idea of wearing secondhand clothes or vintage garb carried a certain stigma, according to some style watchers, but that no longer holds true. The fashion market is changing.

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Kentaro Kameyama Leads FCI Fashion School Show

Fashion’s Future

After producing a fashion show at last February’s New York Fashion Week, “Project Runway” winner Kentaro Kameyama went back to class. He produced a fashion show at the FCI Fashion School in Los Angeles, where he works as an instructor.

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Kevan Hall Unveils Fall Designs With a Hint of the Modern Woman

Fashion

Kevan Hall's designs speak to the modern woman who loves lace.

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Rodeo Gucci In Store for a Big Remodel

The Gucci flagship on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, Calif. unveiled a major remodel in 2014. Looks like the flagship is going for another round.

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Theory and Vans To Open in DTLA This Fall

More brands are betting on downtown Los Angeles. Theory and Vans are slated to open stores in the neighborhood by Fall.

How Millennial Parents Shop Differently Than Other Generations

Millennial parents adapt new methods when shopping for their families.

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Surf Is Dead Pops at Bodega

Surf Is Dead started more than one year ago to tweek surfwear back to its rebellious, experimental spirit. Recently, it unveiled a pop-up at Bodega in Row DTLA in Los Angeles.

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An Evening With Peter Greco in DTLA

Parties

This past Saturday was the opening exhibit for Peter Greco’s “letter&line” series.

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The Works of the ArtCenter Grad Show

The imaging and photography department showed off their work at a "Speed Dating" event.

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Upcycle Stands Up for Sustainable Manufacturing

Reduce. Reuse. Upcycle.

After 16 years at American Apparel, Tabitha Vogelsong and John Chung were on a mission to create a responsible apparel brand.

Mountain Hardwear Names New Marketing Director

Manufacturing

Mountain Hardwear, the Northern California outdoors wear company owned by Columbia Sportswear, has named a new head of marketing.

Guess? Inc. Joins the Movement to Make Better Denim Jeans for the Environment

Manufacturing

As an apparel brand whose denim products represent 20 percent to 25 percent of its business, Guess? Inc. hopes to reduce the environmental threats that often result from making its jeans.

New Hire at SPESA as Texprocess Americas and Techtextil North America Plan Events

Trade Shows

The Raleigh, N.C.–based Sewn Products Equipment & Suppliers of the Americas (SPESA) has hired Michael McDonald, the former manager of government relations for the American Apparel & Footwear Association, as its new executive director, a position he assumed March 15.

Bebe Selling Its Main Office in Los Angeles

Retail

Long-time retailer Bebe, which was based in Northern California but had a major presence in Los Angeles, said it is selling its main LA office building for $28.5 million.