Fashion and Insight
A new menswear show called Fi3 took flight at Barker Hangar at the Santa Monica Airport, but it had a different twist.
Summer’s here, and it’s time to treat sandals like accessories...
Last month Bebe Stores Inc. named Jim Wiggett as its interim chief executive officer. Now the beleaguered contemporary retailer has revamped its board of directors.
For once, economists are in agreement. The financial outlook for California and the rest of the nation is bright for the rest of the year.
For decades The University Village Shopping Center across the street from University of Southern California has been kind of a sad sack mall. There have been no boutiques or restaurants which captured the collective attention or dollars of the hundreds of thousands of relatively well-off students at USC. But that might be changing. Construction fences were placed, and renovation might begin in the Fall.
Pacific Coast Knitting’s showroom has racks of sweater knits, double-faced fabrics, sheer knits and styles with multi-color slubs, as well as basic fabrics.
Model and actress Amber Valetta and representatives of Gucci, Eileen Fisher and the Council of Fashion Designers of America will be on hand to discuss sustainability issues across the supply chain at the upcoming July 22–23 run of Première Vision Preview New York in its new location at Pier 92 in New York.
Investors say they will support American Apparel's factory in Los Angeles and not move it out of the country.
Agenda, the streetwear, action sports, and lifestyle trade show, starts July 10 in Long Beach, and it is all about the cap. Take a look at this show's caps.
Investor wants to see different people on the American Apparel board.
After spending years convincing famous rockers to model his self -named line, John Varvatos finally got a Beatle.
New Argentine restaurant, 1810, opens in Fashion District.
A California-based company that is pairing the disruptive technologies of purchase activated and demand manufacturing with a waterless dyeing and printing process expects to soon sign the first contracts for commercialization.
The Baciano by Bacci contemporary label is planning its Spring 2015 looks, and a higher profile. The new profile started with a move to a street level boutique space at 1316 Santee St. in downtown Los Angeles.
Growing up as a self-proclaimed “punk-rock kid” in Los Angeles’ Venice Beach neighborhood, Rico Adair always admired Vivienne Westwood’s designs but could not afford them.
With a new shop at the prominent Fashion Island retail center in Newport Beach, Calif., Out Incorporated plans to introduce activewear that can be worn to the gym or the office.
Rosenthal & Rosenthal of California announced it has hired Maria Contino as its new senior vice president and business development officer.
Sport Chalet Inc., a prominent West Coast retailer of sporting goods for more than 50 years, was acquired by Vestis Retail Group,which runs Bob’s Stores and Eastern Mountain Sports.
Ralph Lauren is one of the prime examples of how a designer turns the past into the present. In the 1980s, he built his line on the American prairie look. Most recently, he has been an astute student of the Edwardian period of the early 20th century, which falls in sync with the popularity of the British TV series “Downton Abbey.”
Made in LA
Here’s a typical timeline for designers: Toil through the process of making a debut line, produce a big party, and then hope buyers take a look at the line. The Well, a downtown Los Angeles creative company, flipped the typical timeline.