For the past decade or so, Bohemian Society label concerned itself with dressing stylish outsiders, now the downtown Los Angeles label is jumping into a game that is often the domain of mature lifestyle collections; fragrance.
British department store Selfridges typically kicks off the year with it’s Bright Young Things exhibition of new design talent. But this year, the retailer is turning the concept on its head with the launch of Bright Old Things, a showcase of works created by “mature” designers ranging in age from mid-40s to 80s.
Store closes at Hollywood & Highland shopping center.
After more than a decade of doing pop-up shops and fashion events in backyards, Caroline Bray’s A List Sample Sale has found a permanent home.
Crowds of people took to downtown Los Angeles’ Broadway thoroughfare Jan. 31, all to watch acrobats, magic shows and short films at the up-and-coming thoroughfare’s ornate 1920s movie palaces during the Bringing Back Broadway street fair. For the boutiques on the formerly blighted street, it was a chance to show their stuff.
Urban Outfitters has a new fashion collab with a lot of fashion—and an extra dose of collaboration.
Here’s a manifesto from Tracy Anderson, star fitness trainer and Gwyneth Paltrow pal. “ Mall Rats + Gym Rats Unite!” It was on a T-shirt for Anderson's Mass Workout Classes at the Westfield Century City and Westfield Topanga on Jan. 28.
In December, Sears announced that it will close 235 locations around the country.
The intimate apparel market in China is expected to increase 17.99 percent between 2014 and 2019 as the consumer shifts from basics to fashion lingerie, according to a recent report.
Nordstrom Rack, the off-price division of Nordstrom Inc., will be doubling its efforts in the area of Long Beach, Calif.
San Francisco–based retail giant Gap Inc. announced plans to shutter its online footwear-driven unit, Piperlime, by the end of the first quarter of fiscal year 2015.
CALA San Francisco is headed to a new home in March.
Clear winter weather and a holiday opening day helped kick off Texworld USA with busy aisles and booths for the show’s Jan. 21–23 run at the Jacob K. Javits Center.
For the first time ever, a U.S. designer was included in the opening night of the Hong Kong Fashion Extravaganza. Several other parts of the world were also represented on the stage.
Hong Kong Fashion Week
As China’s apparel and textile industries compete to maintain their global dominance, similar challenges confront Hong Kong Fashion Week, established more than 40 years ago at a time when many people outside of Asia knew nothing about making clothes in this part of the world.
Hong Kong designer Andy Ho goes all out during Hong Kong Fashion Week.
Crooks & Castles is one of the high profile brands of streetwear, and in the past year, the brand has held events, such as debuts and parties, close to its flagship store on Los Angeles’ Fairfax Avenue. For the shoot for its Spring 2015 lookbook, Photographer Ja Tecson took models to a leafy, Downton Abbey style estate where they displayed the “castle” side of the Crooks & Castles vision. Take a look.
West Coast Port Crisis
After a federal mediator was called in earlier this year to speed things along, West Coast longshore workers and their employers said they have resolved the sticky issue of how the chassis fleet is maintained and by whom.
When retail sales for the 2014 holiday season fell short of forecasts, many industry watchers declared the crucial shopping season a disappointment, but recent research indicates the season may have been better than first reported—and more good news may be on the way.
The Psycho Bunny label might have a crazy name, but it intends to chase some serious business. The fashion label with the logo of a rabbig skull over crossbones announced new partners and is scheduled to show new looks at Project.