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Diesel Bids its Melrose Flagship Adieu

After a run of almost 10 years, the Diesel brand shuttered its Melrose Place flagship.

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Spotlight on Mid-Century Textile Design

Textile Exhibition

The Fashion & Textile Museum in London has a new exhibition on Josef Frank, the Swedish architect and textile artist who worked with Svenskt Tenn.

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Leslie’s Picks for Fall Shoe Trends

Leslie Gallin, president of footwear at UBM—the trade show giant that produces MAGIC, Project and FN Platform—offers her take on the footwear trends on the horizon for Fall 2017.

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Naven Steps Out at Svedka Broken Resolutions Bash

Don’t know if the Naven designers, Kym and Alexis McClay, have any New Year’s Resolutions. But they made an appearance at Svedka Vodka’s second annual Broken Resolutions Bash Jan. 17

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Photo LA : Stills and Style Notes


Photo LA, the photography and art exhibition celebrating its 26th year, featured more than 80 exhibitors from around the world, as well as works from galleries, museums, dealers and local art school students.

Layoffs and Store Closures for American Apparel


The layoff of American Apparel workers began on Jan. 16 following the sale of the company’s intellectual property to Canadian T-shirt giant Gildan Activewear.

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Swim Collective and Active Collective Kick off the Year in Huntington Beach, Calif.

Active Collective

Visitors to the Jan. 13–14 run of the Swim Collective and Active Collective trade shows at the Hyatt Regency Resort and Spa in Huntington Beach, Calif., got a break from the rains that had been soaking California since the beginning of the year.

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Mixed Reaction to LA’s Quiet Market

LA Fashion Market

The parking was easy, the lunch lines were short and the halls were fairly quiet at the recent run of Los Angeles Fashion Market, which kicked off for some showrooms on Sunday, Jan. 15, with the rest opening the following day on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Solid Economic Growth Expected in 2017 With New Trump Administration


The economy is expected to head down a positive path this year, but department stores and specialty-store chains will be hitting strong headwinds as more people shop online.

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Hong Kong Fashion Week Opens With 1,500 Exhibitors


The long-running Hong Kong Fashion Week celebrates its 48th edition.

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The Grove's Caruso Becomes a Knight

You know Rick J. Caruso as the developer of The Grove. But to Pope Francis, he's Knight Commander Rick J. Caruso.

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New Era Closes L.A. Flagship

A five year run for the New Era flagship on Los Angeles’ Melrose Avenue seems to be over.

NRF Reports Holiday Sales Up a Strong Four Percent


The National Retail Federation says retail sales beat its own holiday prediction.

OC.Mix Retains Intimate Feeling, Draws More Retailers

Trade Shows

The Jan. 10–11 run of the OC.Mix trade show drew a mix of returning exhibitors and newcomers to the small, regional trade show held in the Irvine, Calif., headquarters of Z Supply.

Gildan Activewear Gets Final Approval to Acquire American Apparel With Retail Stores Closing

A U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge on Jan. 12 gave Gildan Activewear the go-ahead to purchase the American Apparel name, some of the brand’s equipment as well as its wholesale merchandise following the Los Angeles clothing manufacturer’s bankruptcy filing in November.

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Herschel Supply Co. Acquires LA Showroom, Starts Fashion Line


Vancouver, Canada-based accessories brand Herschel Supply Co. is taking a bigger bet on Los Angeles--just as it launches its first apparel collection.

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Beverly Center's Year of the Rooster

The 2016 Winter Holiday Season is a memory now. Time for another holiday! Chinese New Year is about to start.

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Agenda: Wild at Heart


Stylist and designer Estevan Ramos takes in the trends--in the booths and in the aisles--at the Agenda show in Long Beach, Calif.

New Lines: Los Angeles Fashion Market Summer ’17

New Lines

New Lines 2017

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NY Textile Trends

NY Textile Trends

Textile Trends