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SIMA Humanitarian Fund Raising Money for Bahamas Disaster Relief

By Andrew Asch | September 10, 2019

The Aliso Viejo, Calif.-headquartered SIMA Humanitarian Fund, a non-profit run by the Surf Industry Manufacturers Association, is raising funds to help people in the areas hard hit in the Bahamas by the Hurricane Dorian.

Carl’s Atelier to Westfield Topanga & Village

Carl’s Atelier to Westfield Topanga & Village

On Oct. 1 Carl Louisville is scheduled to open a second location of his Carl's Atelier concept.

Space City Vintage Wants To Put Rock 'N' Roll Back in Shopping

Space City Vintage Wants To Put Rock 'N' Roll Back in Shopping

In the past few years, there’s been a boom in the popularity of vintage clothing and an increase of high-end vintage stores on retail streets and online. Retailer Zac Vargas wondered if the current wave of vintage shops lacks soul and a culture that he loved when shopping for rockabilly styles on Los Angeles’ Melrose Avenue in the 1980s.

Puey Quiñones Unveils His Made In Los Angeles Couture Line

Puey Quiñones Unveils His Made In Los Angeles Couture Line

Puey Quiñones designed for gowns Filipina newsmakers such as Gloria Macapacal-Arroyo, the former Philippines president.

Warby Parker To Open More Stores

Warby Parker To Open More Stores

Everlane opened a shop on Los Angeles' Abbot Kinney at the start of this week. At the end of the week, another formerly Internet-only retailer, Warby Parker, announced plans to open a physical boutique.

It’s Only Rock ‘N’ Roll Merch But We Like It

It’s Only Rock ‘N’ Roll Merch But We Like It

The Rolling Stones played a highly anticipated gig Aug. 22 at the Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, Calif. Since music merchandise is a giant business, it’s only natural that a lot of merch was created for the Stones’ No Filter tour

18th Amendment Plans to Open California Showrooms/Unveil RTW Line

18th Amendment Plans to Open California Showrooms/Unveil RTW Line

“If you can envision a table where you have Jean-Michel Basquiat, Gianni Agnelli and Lucky Luciano smoking cigars and drinking whiskey, that’s us in a nutshell,” he said.

Everlane To Open Abbot Kinney Shop

Everlane To Open Abbot Kinney Shop

Formerly pureplay digital retailer Everlane is scheduled to open its third permanent shop Aug. 22.

Tentree Unveils Wildfire Releaf Collection to Help California Heal From Wildfires

Tentree Unveils Wildfire Releaf Collection to Help California Heal From Wildfires

Sustainable-apparel brand Tentree brought its reforestation mission to California to provide relief to the region following the devastation caused by years of destructive wildfires in the state.

Guess Sport to Launch With Nod to Company's Archived Designs

Guess Sport to Launch With Nod to Company's Archived Designs

Continuing to take notes from its 1990s styles, the Guess Jeans U.S.A. division of Los Angeles' Guess?, Inc., announced the launch of its Guess Sport capsule collection, which will debut Aug. 24.

KAOHS Heads to L.A. With Beached

KAOHS Heads to L.A. With Beached

Founded in 2013 in Orange County, Calif., and is currently manufactured in Los Angeles, KAOHS finally produced a runway show in Southern California. The show for Beached was produced on Aug. 15.

Atelier & Repairs Celebrates Year 1 of Shop With A Message

Atelier & Repairs Celebrates Year 1 of Shop With A Message

Atelier & Repairs brand wanted to make a statement beyond commerce.

Fashion Designer Dalia MacPhee Gives Back by Creating Blankets for Orphaned Elephants

Fashion Designer Dalia MacPhee Gives Back by Creating Blankets for Orphaned Elephants

With a long list of celebrity clients and a knack for creating protective animal products, Los Angeles-based designer Dalia MacPhee launched a line of blankets to comfort and protect orphaned baby elephants.

Bldwn Opens Melrose Place Flagship

Bldwn Opens Melrose Place Flagship

Denim brand Bldwn manufactures its jeans and runs creative office in Los Angeles. On Aug. 12, it increased its retail presence in the Los Angeles area by opening its first flagship store.

Richer Poorer Talks Style at American Rag

Richer Poorer Talks Style at American Rag

Ramping up before its first full collection, the Richer Poorer label produced a styling panel at American Rag in Los Angeles.

Avocado Unveils Partnership with Sensil Premium Performance Nylon

Avocado Unveils Partnership with Sensil Premium Performance Nylon

Avocado held a party for a partnership with Sensil Premium Performance nylon. I