On June 16, students in Santa Monica College’s fashion design and merchandising program showcased their creations on the runway at Santa Monica High School’s Barnum Hall in Santa Monica, Calif.
Roicom USA’s sister production company, ReadyOne, employs the severely disabled to produce apparel and equipment for the U.S. military.
Fashion designer Jeremy Scott buys house in Palm Springs.
The California Market Center has teamed up with Wags and Walks dog rescue organization to host a charity sample sale and dog adoption fair on July 29 in CMC’s top-floor penthouse in downtown Los Angeles.
Nordstrom says after 31 years it is shuttering its store at Horton Plaza in San Diego.
Rails launched with one hat at Fred Segal in 2008 and has since grown into a global lifestyle brand. Rooted in classic silhouettes reinterpreted with a relaxed, contemporary aesthetic, the brand takes its inspiration from the laid-back lifestyle of LA.
A Vested Interest
A Vested Interest, the menswear collection designed by William Beranek and Bill Beasley, features pieces that bridge the divide between tailored menswear and casual sportswear.
Nearly 60 percent of shoppers say they would buy more often if they could be assured of consistent fit, according to a recently released study by Body Labs, a New York–based company that creates and customises 3-D models of the human body.
Longtime apparel-industry attorney Benjamin S. Seigel has joined Greenberg & Bass LLP as senior counsel to the firm, based in Los Angeles’ Encino area.
Garment factories and fabric mills from around the world will show at the inaugural Apparel Textile Sourcing Expo, which will bow Aug. 22–24 at the International Centre in Toronto.
UBM—producer of the MAGIC, Project and FN Platform trade shows—is adding a sourcing component to its contemporary Coterie trade show in New York.
Forever 21, which launched a small fleet of stores in Great Britain six years ago, is taking another look at its retail portfolio after losing millions of dollars.
McGuire Denim is known for its glossy take on heritage denim, and this Fall, with a foray into sportswear, the brand is poised for growth.
Last year, apparel and textile importers saw millions of dollars in profits sink as congestion at the West Coast ports kept merchandise stuck on boats for weeks.
AIC Runway Show
Students from the Art Institute of California—Hollywood presented their designs at a runway show complete with a sweeping backdrop of the Verdugo Mountains.
Contemporary e-commerce retailer The Dreslyn has added beauty products to its mix.
To celebrate the launch of the first capsule collection by Whimsy + Row, the lifestyle e-tailer/retailer is hosting a pop-up shop at MILKMADE LA in Los Angeles’ Venice neighborhood.
Designer Elaine Kim celebrated the expansion of her retail store with a party in the newly expanded space on Los Angeles’ on West Third Street.
An old California brand comes back.
Han Kjobenhavn coming to the space next to Mykita.