By Andrew Asch | August 15, 2014
New York’s Oak boutique went big when it opened its newest Los Angeles boutique.
Levi’s is biking to downtown Los Angeles. It opened a pop-up shop for its bicycling friendly Levi’s Commuter line at 157 W. 5th St in downtown Los Angeles.
Call it an unofficial 1-year birthday party. Downtown L.A. boutique Curio and fashion line Echo and Air are both about 1-year old. So they had a party.
Menswear Line Parke & Ronen will go into its Spring ’15 looks with a yen for linen, said co-founder Ronen Jehezkel.
Downtown L.A. Artist Alexander Schaefer gained notoriety with his "Burning Banks" paintings during the Occupy protest. On Aug. 14, another side of Shaefer went on display. Some of his new paintings were included in a group gallery show in the Fashion District, and they don't have a political theme.
After a career designing bags for other people, Michelle Queza will debut her own bag line. It’s called Simone Michele.
The makers of Uggs, Tevas, Sanuks and other footwear goes all out in constructing its new headquarters in Goleta, Calif.
With its old motto “Youth Against Establishment” retired, Volcom has been rolling out its new brand tagline “True To This.” To mark the occasion, Volcom has released some short films.
The Singer sewing machine was patented on Aug. 12, 1851.
Park City–based iStabilizer has introduced “the perfect selfie creator,” a monopod and a shutter remote system that lets you take your own photo without the fisheye look that comes with an extreme closeup.
Steve Craig, president and chief executive officer of Craig Realty Group, donated more than $10,000 on Aug. 9, to non-profit groups. Craig Realty also participated in day of service for Commerce where volunteers seek to clear out garbage and clean-up graffiti around Commerce.
Clothiers always introduce new styles during the Fall season, but for Banana Republic, Gap Inc’s upscale retailer, Fall is all about a new direction.
American Apparel offered no apologies for its risqué billboards which have long proven to be lightning rods for criticism. But the vertical retailer’s newest billboards seemed to be testing a new pitch; see the brash company in a different light.
Etsy is helping its B2C sellers take the plunge into B2B with Etsy Wholesale, a new program that connects Esty sellers with retailers.
For the Mighty Healthy brand, the way to celebrate a decade in business was this; design a capsule collection with a favorite artist Kevin Lyons, and sell at it Pacific Sunwear.