Charlotte Russe, the San Francisco–based teen retailer that got a lifeline by restructuring its debt without filing bankruptcy, is now headed for a tough time as it tries to convince shopping-mall owners to give it a break on store rents.
Jen Awad showed her eponymous, rock ‘n’ roll style fashion line at past Los Angeles Fashion Weeks and various trade shows. But what we haven’t seen is Jen picking up the microphone or playing a badass guitar riff….until Dec.19.
Handcrafted LA produced the Holiday edition of its Meet the Makers party on Dec. 15. If you didn't make it, check this out.
Aussie fashion brand Gorman opened its first U.S. shop in West Hollywood in July. And just before the year ended, Gorman unveiled a collaboration collection with Los Angeles-based artists Lola Rose Thompson.
A fashion designer’s toolbox typically includes scissors and sewing machines, but if you are Victor Wilde of the Bohemian Society; shotguns and blowtorches are also in use.
Fires ravaging parts of Southern California recently displaced thousands of people. This weekend, retailer Active is hosting clothing drives and fundraisers to help those displaced by fires.
A grand relaunch party was held to celebrate the redesign of the Allen Schwartz flagship store in Santa Monica.
A new trade show called Label Array will be held at the California Market Center.
Future designers show off
The graduating fashion-design students at Los Angeles Trade-Tech College showed off their creations at the recent Gold Thimble Fashion Show.
China’s reign as the apparel powerhouse to the United States continues as sourcing agents find this go-to region a reliable manufacturer of anything related to clothing.
2017 Retrospective: Retailers Starting to Emerge From Their Shells and Look for New Outposts in Los Angeles
During the first half of the year, retailers were still in a cautious mood and on the fence about setting up new shops on some of Los Angeles’ prime shopping streets.
The beginning of the year started on a down note as some 3,500 workers at the American Apparel factory in Los Angeles got pink slips after the company sold its brand name and shuttered its vast factory.
Apparel News Group Publisher and Chief Executive Terry Martinez has named Senior Editor Deborah Belgum to be the new executive editor of the weekly California Apparel News, effective immediately.
The stock market is at an all-time high. Unemployment rates have hit rock bottom, and Southern California housing prices have surpassed their all-time high in 2009.
Retailers in Ventura, Santa Barbara and parts of Los Angeles counties were spared significant property damage from major fires ravaging the areas. However, some had to temporarily close stores and cut business hours due to poor air quality and shoppers not being able to travel.
People told Stan Cheung that no man would pay $180 for a pair of athletic shorts, but the activewear maker begs to differ.
Gap Inc. has been on shaky ground in the past, but the company has seen four consecutive quarters of positive same-store sales as executives redefine the retailer’s merchandise and strategies.
The retirement of Terry J. Lundgren marked the end of a tumultuous year for department-store giant Macy’s Inc.
The Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 to overturn the current “net neutrality” regulations. Opponents of the Dec. 14 vote said it could spell disaster for small businesses that might be charged higher prices to access the Internet.
For the past two years, Haute Healing has presented the gift of glam to terminally ill kids, hospital patients, homeless and disadvantaged youth. Haute Healing is wrapping up a clothing drive for its second annual event at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles on Dec. 17