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Vivian Maier on La Brea

Street Photography

Art collectors and photographers to fashion and movie industry people, among others were on hand for the opening-night party celebrating the photography works of Vivian Maier at the K P Projects Gallery on La Brea in Hollywood.

Shopify’s Frenzy App Powers Sale at Capsule and Liberty Fairs in NY

Technology

Trade shows and runway shows have been looking to produce extra revenue streams for their vendors.

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French Tanneries Make Their West Coast Debut at the CMC

French Leather in LA

The California Market Center played host to a small coterie of French tanneries when six companies showcased their upscale leathers for apparel, accessories and home décor July 13–14 in a suite on the CMC’s eighth floo

Solo Active Collective Draws Diverse Retailers, Prepares for Move to Anaheim, Calif

Trade Shows

The Active Collective trade show, focusing on activewear and athleisure apparel, returned to Huntington Beach, Calif., for its July 18–19 run, which is slated to be the show’s last at the tony Hyatt Regency Resort and Spa.

How the Apparel Industry Is Coping With Higher Minimum Wages

Manufacturing

The introductory video on the Tianello website talks about how the Los Angeles clothing maker’s collection of Tencel and silk tops lovingly passes through 100 hands before ending up in someone’s closet.

Agenda Juggles Trade and Consumer Days

Trade Shows

After 14 years of being a trade-only show, Agenda unveiled a consumer day at the recent run of its Long Beach, Calif., event.

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Agenda Festival Bows

Streetwear Festival

A stylish crowd turned out for the debut of Agenda Festival, the one-day consumer event organized by the Agenda streetwear trade show.

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The CMC Balloons With Fun

Events

For a couple of days, the lobby at the California Market Center looked like a big party.

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1 Man’s Ring Around the Collar, 1 Woman’s Art

Fashion designers argue that clothing is art. Lun*na Menoh gives the argument surreal support with her show A Ring Around the Collar, currently at Art Exchange Gallery near downtown Long Beach.

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Waraire Boswell's Refined from the Raw Challenge

Waraire Boswell has been cutting up Los Angeles’ custom clothing scene for some time. The NBA-sized clothier made a splash at the ESPY awards show July 12 when D’Angelo Russel l of the Brooklyn Nets came to the ESPYS in Los Angeles wearing a suit Boswell made as part of a challenge.

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Fashionistas x Music Lovers at Rebel Rebel

Los Angeles’s Hammer museum and Southern California radio station KCRW are hosting a series of free eclectic concerts and DJ sets on Thursday evenings in July at the museum in L.A.’s Westwood neighborhood.

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Erewhon Market Coming to Building Near LA Fashion District

Retail

Erewhon Market is expected to open in the next few years in a hot spot in DTLA.

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Nordstrom Rack Set Opening Date for DTLA

Retail

The unveiling of the Nordstrom Rack at Fig@7th will be this fall.

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HollyRod’s DesignCare Gala

The non-profit HollyRod foundation is devoted to giving care to those living with autism and Parkinson’s Disease. On July 15, the foundation spread the word on its mission in a stylish way.

Henry Cherner, AIMS360 Managing Partner, 66

Technology

Henry Cherner, a Los Angeles pioneer in software programs for the fashion industry and an apparel industry veteran, passed away suddenly from a heart attack on Sunday. He was 66.

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Otis Students Take on Frozen Style

Disney Design Challenge

Otis College of Art and Design and Disney took inspiration of the animated film “Frozen,” for a reality show-style challenge that was documented in the “Disney Design Challenge” web series on DisneyStyle.

Gunn Coming to Ideation 2017 LA

Events

Gerber Technology is preparing for its Ideation 2017 conference, set for Nov. 1–3 at the Sheraton Universal Studios in Universal City, Calif.

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One-Piece Swimsuits a Popular Trend at Swim Collective

Swim Collective

Trim models swiveled from front to back to show off the newest bikinis and one-piece suits created by swimwear designers. Serious buyers on the hunt for the latest in poolside fashions crowded into booths as an explosion of colorful prints and solid colors ran across the ballroom that housed the latest Swim Collective in Huntington Beach, Calif.

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Vuori’s Performance Clothes Are made with Versatility and Comfort

Vuori

Football, lacrosse, yoga. Joe Kudla was game for almost any sport and fitness regimen.

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Edgemine Goes Premium with Evidnt Los Angeles

Edgemine

After more than 20 years in fashion, the Edgemine company launched its first denim line intended for a women’s premium-denim market.