By Deborah Belgum | May 25, 2015
The Mayan Store was launched five years ago to help Guatemalan Indians find ways to use their colorful fabrics in contemporary ways.
Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th Opens in Heart of S.F.
Call it the suite that punk rock built. Vivienne Westwood, generally credited for outfitting the Sex Pistols with the safety pins and bondage looks in the mid-1970s, helped design a $25,000 a night suite at The London West Hollywood hotel, located in West Hollywood, Calif.
A Milan company has launched a Kickstarter campaign for its no-sew button repair product.
Burlington opening a discount store on Seventh Street.
Hillary Clinton is determined to be the frontrunner—in presidential candidate merch, that is.
Following the inspiration of its name, the Gypsy05 brand is on the move. After opening branded boutiques off of Robertson Boulevard in Los Angeles and in Malibu, the Los Angeles-area eco-label opened a store early this month in the home of the big jackpot, Las Vegas.
Kiss co-founder Paul Stanley will launch a new lifestyle brand called Paul Stanley: Royals & Rebels at the Licensing Expo in Las Vegas in June.
Henry T. Segerstrom, founder of South Coast Plaza, was remembered with an installation called Courage of Imagination at South Coast Plaza. The installation will run until May 31.
An Alaska-based company, Tidal Vision, wants to recycle fishery waste products like fish skin and crab shells into textile products.
Recent design school grad Lucy Jones took her Parsons instructor's challenge to “design a project that could change the world” to heart.
Guatemala hoping to capture more U.S. apparel production.
Brrr! scarves and wraps are made with BrrrX, a proprietary fabric technology designed to keep the material permanently cool. The moisture wicking fabric also offers UV/SPF protection.
A mention of the town of East Hampton brings to mind images of playgrounds of Wall Street titans and artist colonies. It’s also going to be the first East Coast address for Planet Blue; a boutique which outfits California’s beach women in contemporary and boho-chic clothes. Planet Blue announced that it will open a pop-up boutique, called PB Guest House, in East Hampton on May 21.
China became the manufacturer to the world this century, but the country also produces many innovative fashion designers. But Americans know nothing about them, This situation may be changing. On May 14, American Rag unveiled a shop-in-shop of Chinese fashion designers at its Los Angeles emporium.