Philanthropic footwear company TOMS is teaming up with Oceana in support of the Washington D.C. organization’s mission to protect sea turtles and other marine life.
Una Mae's Los Angeles has a going-out-of-business sale with 35 percent off.
The gowns and red carpet looks of the Nicolas Felizola Collection have graced the runways of Miami Fashion Week and the Latin Grammys in the past, designer Nicolas Felizola held the first Los Angeles area viewing of his styles Jan. 9 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills. Take a look.
At the last minute, two investment companies that bid in late December to buy American Apparel out of bankruptcy and return founder Dov Charney to the company have sweetened the deal to make it more enticing.
Speedo USA has gone through a lot of changes lately.
Swim New Resource
Sexy, low-cut dresses have been a specialty of Los Angeles–based brand For Love & Lemons, said Laura Hall, one of the designers for the brand, which has been sold at high-end specialty stores such as American Rag Cie, Elyse Walker and Planet Blue.
Swim New Resource
Gabby Sabharwal took her fashion marketing and public-relations experience and applied it to launch a swim brand, Giejo which mixes runway inspiration with street style to create pieces that can be worn on and off the beach.
New Swim Resource
When Lisa Hackwith launched her swimwear company, Hackwith Design Co., in 2013, she had a mission to produce quality, sustainable, locally made clothing.
N.Y. Textile Preview Textile Trends
It was Mark Zunino's dream to give Los Angeles a grand, full service atelier for red carpet gowns and eveningwear. On Jan. 7, he unveiled his dream with a gala event at the Mark Zunino Atelier at 181 N. Robertson Blvd.
The president of Billabong USA, Ed Leasure, is leaving the company at the end of January.
Last year Merchant Factors endowed a scholarship for Agenda trade show. Agenda and Merchant Factors extended its scholarship program for Agenda’s upcoming trade show in Miami, Fla. It was announced recently that the winners of the program were the Valley High women’s streetwear label and Oscar x Frank.
Department-store giant Macy’s Inc. reported a soft holiday sales season.
In the continuing American Apparel saga, two investment funds guided by Dov Charney submitted a proposal shortly before New Year’s Day to buy the Los Angeles apparel manufacturer out of bankruptcy.
In the wake of Pantone’s announcement of its color of the year (two, actually—“Rose Quartz and “Serenity”), print-on-demand site Spoonflower released its own 2016 Color to Avoid.
Swiss textile maker Schoeller Textil added a new member to its U.S. team with the addition of Fawn Knadler as West Coast sales manager.
Chinese denim mill Prosperity Textile will begin using Better Cotton for all its lightweight cotton denim fabrics beginning with the Spring/Summer 2017 season.
At the January 2016 edition of the Outdoor Retailer trade show in Salt Lake City, Global Merino Inc. is showing new fabrics made from blends of Merino wool and Creora Eco-Soft, a spandex engineered to maintain a soft hand and good drape when mixed with heat-sensitive fibers, including natural fibers such as cotton, wool and silk as well as cellulosics such as rayon, Modal and Tencel.
Shore is a mixed-use restaurant and retail compound, where both businesses share an interest in sustainability and the active lifestyle.
Shape, the activewear and athleisure show launched last year by the California Market Center, is changing its name and expanding its focus in 2016.