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Minimale Animale at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Swim

By Andrew Asch | July 24, 2014

Was there a bad girl at the sunny Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim? It could have been the line Minimale Animale. Models wore motorcycle helmets at the show and heavy metal music blasted on the show's soundtrack.

What’s Next For USC’s University Village

What’s Next For USC’s University Village

For decades The University Village Shopping Center across the street from University of Southern California has been kind of a sad sack mall. There have been no boutiques or restaurants which captured the collective attention or dollars of the hundreds of thousands of relatively well-off students at USC. But that might be changing. Construction fences were placed, and renovation might begin in the Fall.

Agenda Unveils Caps

Agenda Unveils Caps

Agenda, the streetwear, action sports, and lifestyle trade show, starts July 10 in Long Beach, and it is all about the cap. Take a look at this show's caps.

A Hard Day’s Varvatos

A Hard Day’s Varvatos

After spending years convincing famous rockers to model his self -named line, John Varvatos finally got a Beatle.

New Restaurant in Fashion District

New Restaurant in Fashion District

New Argentine restaurant, 1810, opens in Fashion District.

Baciano by Bacci Takes It To The Street

Baciano by Bacci Takes It To The Street

The Baciano by Bacci contemporary label is planning its Spring 2015 looks, and a higher profile. The new profile started with a move to a street level boutique space at 1316 Santee St. in downtown Los Angeles.

Soko: From Kenya to S.F. Through M-commerce

Soko: From Kenya to S.F. Through M-commerce

Soko, a San Francisco, headquartered company, will ship jewelry from rural and urban slum artisans in Kenya, and place them in top retailers such as Anthropologie.Gwendolyn Floyd, co-founder and president of Soko, runs the company and pays artisans, often living in isolated places in Kenya, through m-commerce.

New Country Western Clothing Online Store

New Country Western Clothing Online Store

New country western online store launches in San Diego.

The Morning After Mess

The Morning After Mess

It’s Fourth of July this week. Do you know what that means? Beach cleanups! At least if you are in San Diego. Here's a list of some of them...now start cleaning!

Ugg Goes for the Tween Market

Ugg Goes for the Tween Market

Ugg introduces new line for tweens.

Vision Street Wear’s Double Hit

Vision Street Wear’s Double Hit

Call it double vision. Vision Street Wear, the recently relaunched heritage streetwear brand, debuted, count ‘em, two new limited edition capsule brands on June 27 at the ever-so-hip Fairfax Avenue in Los Angeles.

Superbad: Crooks & Castles X James Brown

Superbad: Crooks & Castles X James Brown

Call the Crooks & Castles label superbad. It's capsule collection for James Brown biopic Get On Up - The James Brown Story took a bow June 26.

Eyes Wide Open With Ricoh Theta

Eyes Wide Open With Ricoh Theta

It was a party for Ricoh Theta cameras at the Kim Sing Theatre June 25. But revelers also took in performances by Taiko Project, Omodaka and munched on food from Ford's Filling Station.

Eco Blossoms at Ron Robinson

Eco Blossoms at Ron Robinson

A bunch of eco-friendly labels showed their looks at the Ron Robinson boutique in Los Angeles June 25. Here's a look at a few of them.

O’Neill Fall ’14 Looks

O’Neill Fall ’14 Looks

Party for O'Neill Women's Fall '14 looks. Yow!

 New Look at Original Kitson

New Look at Original Kitson

Storefront remodeled. Time to party with Brian Lichtenberg at the original Kitson flagship.