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Rebecca Minkoff Hosts ‘See Now, Buy Now’ Show at The Grove

See Now, Buy Now

A well-dressed crowd of fashion influencers and fans turned out to see the Rebecca Minkoff Spring 2017 runway show at The Grove lifestyle center in Los Angeles.

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Streetwear Farewell to Obama

We've seen the laudatory memes and Thank You notes to Barack Obama, but what about the streetwear T-shirt?

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Startup World Cup Lands a Shark

Daymond John, the FUBU co-founder and one of the “sharks” on TV’s “Shark Tank,” will deliver the keynote address at the Startup World Cup 2017, set for March 24 in San Francisco.

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Los Angeles’ Metro/Mall Bridge Opens

There’s a new connection between public transportation and shopping.

Nasty Gal Shuttering Los Angeles Operations With Sale to BooHoo

Retail

Online clothing vendor Nasty Gal will be spending the next two to three months winding down its Los Angeles operations after British-based fashion online retailer BooHoo won a $20 million bid to buy the company’s intellectual-property assets, trademarks and customer lists.

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Tommy Hilfiger’s Carnivalesque Tommyland Show

Tommy Hilfiger

Veteran designer Tommy Hilfiger showed his Tommy Hilfiger Women’s Spring ’17 line and the Tommy X Gigi capsule at Tommyland, a carnival-esque installation that took over Windward Plaza Park.

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Coco Cooper: Taking a New Look at Size and Fit in Premium Denim

Coco Cooper

Jillian Nelson’s career as a model and fit model—in Hong Kong, at the Columbus, Ohio–headquartered Limited Inc., and in New York—has made her a fit expert.

C-Print’s FabFad Wants to Bring Tech to Print Buying

Textiles

The discussion of technology and textiles tends to focus on new fiber developments or automation within a fabric mill. Los Angeles–based printer and full-package production house C-Print has introduced FabFad, a new way to bring tech into the textile-buying process.

Yarns and Viscose Rayon Fibers Get Tangled in EU-U.S. Tariff Fight

Textiles

A trade war over Europe limiting U.S. beef imports led the Obama administration last year to propose a set of retaliatory tariffs on mostly food-related goods coming from Europe.

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Sourcing & Fabric: Textile Trends

Textile Trends

Textile Trends

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FIDM Costume Exhibition Includes Oscar-Nominated Designs

Oscar-Nominated Costumes

To celebrate the opening of the 25th annual “Art of Motion Picture Costume Design” exhibition at the FIDM Museum at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, the Los Angeles design college hosted a grand-opening party on Feb. 4 at its downtown Los Angeles campus.

Young Contemporary and Temporary Exhibitors Section Bustling at Atlanta Apparel

Trade Shows

Young contemporary and fashion accessories segments drew the biggest crowds during the Feb. 1–5 run of the Atlanta Apparel market.

Business as Usual is Good at CALA

Trade Shows

The last time the contemporary trade show produced its San Francisco event, Nov. 8–9, it opened on the day of the hotly contested presidential election. News of Donald Trump’s win dominated the trade show, said Lauren Butler, a sales representative for the Focus Showroom.

BCBGMaxAzria Outlines Store Closing Plan

Retail

Los Angeles–based brand BCBGMaxAzriaGroup, which has been weathering some tough financial times lately, has outlined its strategy for closing nearly 400 stores in its retail chain of 570 outposts.

Retail Sales Forecast To Increase in 2017, NRF Says

Retail

Business will be good in 2017, according to a forecast released Feb. 8 by National Retail Federation, the Washington D.C. trade group.

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Allen Schwartz Revamps His Company With a New Name and New Business Model

Manufacturing

Los Angeles apparel guru Allen Schwartz is back at it, changing his business model.

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ROW DTLA's Spring Collective Blossoms

ROW DTLA, Los Angeles' newish retail enclave, recently debuted a set of new shops and creative spaces called The Spring Collective.

Gap Reports Gains

Retail

Gap Inc. reported gains after posting sales results for its fourth quarter for its 2016 fiscal year and in January.

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Night on Broadway: Spectators and Sights!

“Night on Broadway” hosted its 3rd annual event on Jan. 29 with around 70,000 attendees. The event was founded to bring back the excitement and celebrate the history of LA’s famous thoroughfare. The free arts and music event takes over Broadway from 3rd Street to Olympic Boulevard. There were musical performances, art exhibits, food vendors and food trucks, clothing and craft vendors and an assortment of unique performances.

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South Coast Plaza Kicks off 50th Anniversary with a Gala

South Coast Plaza kicked off its 50th anniversary set of celebrations with a gala dinner in Malibu.