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Terrot’s New Corizon Machine Combines Spinning and Knitting to Save Time, Money and Energy

Technology

Members of the U.S. apparel industry turned out recently at a demonstration of a new machine that combines the functions of a spinning machine and a knitting machine.

Cotton Prices Rising as India Overtakes China as Largest Cotton Producer

Textiles

Cotton prices are on the rise after holding steady for the last few years.

Levi Strauss Awards Fellowships to 10 Textiles-Industry Entrepreneurs to Further Their Approach to Sustainability

Manufacturing

Blue-jeans maker Levi Strauss & Co. is putting its pocketbook behind an effort to make fabric and apparel production more environmentally friendly and socially aware.

College Students Will Be Using Mobile Phones to Check Out Deals for Back-to-School Items

Retail

College students returning to school this fall are looking for bargains, and retailers that provide deals will do better than those who don’t, according to a recent survey by the accounting firm Deloitte LLP.

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Making the Most of a Quiet LA Market

LA Market

The recent Los Angeles Fashion Market for Holiday/Resort 2017 appeared to be dead on arrival, but signs of life existed.

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FCI’s Fashion Culture Fall ’16 Show

Fashion Culture

A sexy tribute to music star Prince’s often-risqué vision followed a fashion collection inspired by religious modesty.

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K-Swiss Moving Headquarters to Historic Downtown Los Angeles

After many years in Westlake Village, K-Swiss is making a big move to DTLA.

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Food Trucks to CMC

Food trucks have been the Los Angeles culinary craze for a few years, now they’ve parked at the California Market Center.

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Supra Pops With Art And Sneakers

He used to skateboard on it. Now he looks at it as prime art material.

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Fashion District Sees Old Building Turned Into Apartment Building

Fashion District

The Maxfield Lofts on Santee Street have leased out one-fourth of the residential units since opening.

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Wet Seal Blogs The Bloggers

Wet Seal’s rebound campaign is hoping to make a splash with bloggers, bloggers, bloggers.

What Are the Roadblocks This Year for Apparel Makers and Retailers?

Finance

California Apparel News recently spoke with several finance-industry executives about what challenges apparel manufacturers are facing this year that they didn’t have to confront last year and how the presidential election is influencing consumer attitudes.

Ailing Bebe Stores Relying on Joint Venture to Save Its Business

Retail

Bebe Stores Inc., the California retailer that has been bleeding money for the last four years, said its recently formed joint venture with Bluestar Alliance to find licensees for the brand is marching forward quickly.

The Off-Price Market Is Switched On

Retail

In a tough retail market, off-price stores are churning up some of the best performances in the business.

Immediates Goods and Orders Placed at Coast Contemporary Show in Miami

Trade Shows

This season, the Coast contemporary trade show shifted the timing of its show to coincide with Miami Swim Week.

Agenda Offers a Streetwear and Contemporary Alternative in Miami

Trade Shows

Streetwear trade show Agenda this year opened a Miami edition of its biannual show, held in Long Beach, Calif., and Las Vegas.

High-End Mix Showing in the Tents at Cabana

Trade Shows

The sweltering summer heat didn’t stop buyers from storming into the Cabana trade show, held in two pristine white tents along Collins Avenue in Miami Beach.

Existing Brand, International Labels and Emerging Designers at Hammock

Trade Shows

Now in its second year after a substantial rebranding, the Hammock trade show returned to the W Hotel with 80 exhibitors offering a variety of niche resort, swim and accessories brands, including Kai Lani Citrine, Issa de Mar and Revel Rey Swim.

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Large Retailers, E-tailers and Boutique Buyers Turn Out for SwimShow

Miami SwimShow

Though most of the Miami Beach Convention Center was closed off due to an extensive renovation that kicked off earlier this year, Miami SwimShow 2016 was in full swing.

Sustainability and Storytelling at 10th Anniversary of Texworld USA

Trade Shows

Texworld USA celebrated its tenth anniversary during the fabric sourcing trade show’s July 12–14 run at the Javits Center.