Adriano Goldschmied’s career developing brands including Diesel, Replay, AG Adriano Goldschmied, Citizens of Humanity men’s and Goldsign has earned him the nickname “the Godfather of Denim.”
Kingpins Amsterdam Encompasses the Denim Industry From Fiber and Fabric to Design Development and Finishing
Denim in Amsterdam
Now in its second year in Amsterdam, Kingpins organizers have determined a few keys to success in running the boutique denim-sourcing trade show.
Denim on the Runway
Innovation in fabric and design was on the runway at the second annual Global Denim Awards, a fashion competition organized by HTNK Fashion recruitment and consultancy, the House of Denim, and Kingpins and sponsored by e3.
It seems like only yesterday that the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach were clogged with container ships after contract negotiations with the workers of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union dragged on for nine months.
The Back-to-School season seems just to have ended, but it might as well be time to start wrapping Christmas presents. The Citadel Outlets, just outside of downtown Los Angeles, will be the site of the lighting of a 115-foot-tall tree on Nov. 7. Performing at the event will be Disney Channel singing stars Sabrina Carpenter and Laura Marano.
More retailers are arriving in downtown Los Angeles.
Oaktree Capital Management, the Los Angeles–based investment firm, is ramping up its effort to buy Quiksilver Inc. out of bankruptcy.
Opening date for BNKR flagship in downtown LA gets pushed back again.
The lineup of stores open Thanksgiving Day is starting to form.
L.A. Brand Current/Elliott opened its own branded boutique at 1132 Abbot Kinney Blvd., adjacent to the new Kit and Ace boutique recently.
Nearly 200 apparel-industry executives turned out to discuss brand-building strategies that ranged from social-media practices and licensing opportunities to gauging when to seek outside investment.
It’s a Wrap
Los Angeles Fashion Week: It's A Wrap!
SAN MATEO, Calif.—Buyers were literally taking the temperature outside to see how much merchandise they needed as they visited the three-day Fashion Market Northern California show to browse Spring 2016 fashions.
Graphic tees—specifically, street, skate and athletic wear—have had an impact on the apparel industry. Whether T-shirts are mass-produced as part of the fast-fashion trend or cut from quality fabrics, there always seems to be a place for them in the market.
Fashion for a good cause was at the forefront at the Revolve Clothing Stand Up to Cancer benefit at the Paramour Mansion in Los Angeles.
Cotton is crucial for the development of much of the world’s clothing, but a handful of groups have been warning apparel companies that a number of issues challenge the global cotton supply, and major apparel companies have been listening.
The motto for forecasting T-shirt trends for teenagers and young women might as well be “Here today, gone tomorrow,” said Barbara Fields, president of the Barbara Fields Buying Office in Los Angeles.
The plan to build a Caruso Affiliated retail center on the banks of a lagoon in Carlsbad, Calif., has hit a snag. On Oct. 27, opponents of the project gathered enough signatures to put the project up for a vote by Carlsbad’s residents after the signatures were verified by San Diego County’s Registrar of Voters.
Sam Sarpong, a model for the Tommy Hilfiger brand, a musician and an actor, committed suicide on Oct. 26 by jumping off the Colorado Street Bridge in Pasadena, Calif.
Canadian-brand Kit and Ace opened its first Los Angeles area shop at 1130 Abbot Kinney Blvd. A gala debut party was held Oct. 28 for the 2,400-square-foot shop which mixes contemporary clothing with a sense of a get-together.