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Jenni Kayne Opening Two Stores in California

Retail

The Jenni Kayne brand is on the move.

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South of the Equator

Resort '17

South American vacation destinations inspire the look for Resort 2017.

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Spring/Summer ’17-18 Essential Swimwear Silhouettes by Trendstop

Essential Swimwear

Global fashion-forecasting agency Trendstop gave us its expert lowdown into the major swimwear trends for Spring/Summer ’17–’18—from key silhouettes to fabrics and finishes.

Sourcing & Fabric Textile Trends

Textiles

Textile Trends

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.