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MTV Takes Over LA Fashion District's Broadway

By Deborah Belgum | August 25, 2015

One block of Broadway closes in downtown LA for a big event.

Surfwear Stoked On Bowling

Surfwear Stoked On Bowling

Last month Surf Industry Manufacturers Association raised funds for non-profits with its Waterman's Ball. On Sept. 15, SIMA will produce another fundraiser - this one is called StokesMe Bowl-a-Rama.

Matiere Pops at Concept 8366 1/2

Matiere Pops at Concept 8366 1/2

What a wild summer it has been for the Matiere label; New York Fashion Week, winning an award at Tents at Project and on Aug. 29, the label started a pop up shop at Concept 8366 1/2 in Los Angeles.

Shiekh Shoes' Crooks & Castle's Party

Shiekh Shoes' Crooks & Castle's Party

The Crooks & Castles crew dropped by Shiekh Shoe's Legacy Level shop in downtown Los Angeles for an art party.

The Bloc: Tear the Roof Off

The Bloc: Tear the Roof Off

Update - and look- at The Bloc in downtown Los Angeles. The compound's roof was torn off to make way for an open-air center which will take a bow in late 2015. Here's a look at the roofless building now.

Tennis Anyone?

Tennis Anyone?

Tommy Hilfiger hosted tennis match between professional tennis player Rafael Nadal and models Chanel Iman, Constance Jablonski and Noah Mills.

Back to Fashion School

Back to Fashion School

Actor Antonio Banderas is studying fashion design at Central Saint Martins in London.

Sportswear Exec Flies American Heroes' Moms to France

Sportswear Exec Flies American Heroes' Moms to France

Sportswear exec loans his private jet to ferry moms to France to see their hero sons honored by French president.

 Ayumi Shibata At Emerging Designers

Ayumi Shibata At Emerging Designers

Ayumi Shibata's / eis / line made an appearance at the Emerging Designers section of WWDMAGIC recently. Shibata's cocoon capes look a bit avant garde, and she hand draws prints for her kimonos with Native American and Americana styles. Take a look.

Alpha’s Gold Anniversary M-65 Field Coat

Alpha’s Gold Anniversary M-65 Field Coat

Fifty years ago, Alpha Industries made the M-65 field coat for the United States military. On the M-65's gold anniversary, Alpha designed a capsule collection celebrating the action-ready coat. Alpha displayed the capsule collection at the Liberty Fashion & Lifestyle Fairs in Las Vegas recently

A New Retail Neighborhood in Venice?

A New Retail Neighborhood in Venice?

Flowerboy Project produced a debut party for its new space at 824 Lincoln Blvd. in Los Angeles' Venice district. Flowerboy's new neighborhood might be turning into a new retail neighborhood.

The Legend of Sato Lives On

The Legend of Sato Lives On

Katin's Sato Hughes is considered one of the pioneers of boardshort style. Katin recently posted a video of Sato who continues to tailor boardshorts at the Katin surf shop in Orange County, Calif.

Champion Gets Artsy at Agenda

Champion Gets Artsy at Agenda

Since the beginning of the Agenda trade show more than a decade ago, art has been one of the touchstones of the street, action sports and fashion show. The Champion brand booth at the show's recent Aug. 17-19 run in Las Vegas took the art challenge very seriously. The booth was lined with street art with a Jean-Michel Basquiat edge.

Put on Your Fashion Face

Put on Your Fashion Face

Mimi Kim's skincare line Biodara is hand-blended from bioactive botanical materials in Huntington Beach, Calif.

Vans Issues Limited Collection to Curb Teen Smoking

Vans Issues Limited Collection to Curb Teen Smoking

Vans comes out with "Weapons of Mass Ridiculousness" campaign collection of shoes and apparel.

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