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Michael Costello’s Boutique Takes A Bow

By Andrew Asch | August 21, 2017

After a career of dressing the likes of Beyoncé, Lady Gaga and Katy Perry, and starring on Project Runway in 2010, Michael Costello put his name in concrete...with a L.A. Fashion District store.

J!nx for Gamers

J!nx for Gamers

J!nx is a San Diego-headquartered brand that makes clothes for gamers; the people who can’t be pried away from their video, Internet, X-Box, you name it-games.

 69 Brand Pops

69 Brand Pops

Gender neutral fashions are having a moment. Los Angeles brand 69 is making a statement for the look at a pop-up shop

'Frida''s Quinceanera in DTLA

'Frida''s Quinceanera in DTLA

La Plaza de Cultura y Artes threw a fashionable quincenera to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the release of "Frida."

Fire in the LA Fashion District Near Santee Alley

Fire in the LA Fashion District Near Santee Alley

Nearly 100 firefighters show up to put out a blaze in the LA Fashion District.

 Lucky Brand X Tim McGraw and Faith Hill

Lucky Brand X Tim McGraw and Faith Hill

Lucky Brand recently unveiled a collaboration line with country music performers Tim McGraw and Faith Hill. They’ve been really big deals in the world of country music for more than 20-years, and are currently in the midst of their long Soul2Soul tour.

Two New Contemporary Stores Opening in DTLA

Two New Contemporary Stores Opening in DTLA

The area near Broadway and Ninth street is heating up with contemporary stores.

Snake Oil Provision’s Long Beach Reopening

Snake Oil Provision’s Long Beach Reopening

After trying different sites in Long Beach, Calif., Ben Neuhaus and Miranda Malloy think they have found the right spot for Snake Oil Provisions. It’s in the historic Lafayette building in Long Beach’s East Village Arts District.

RVCA Returns to Ron Robinson

RVCA Returns to Ron Robinson

Fifteen years ago, Ron Robinson was one of the first boutiques to take a chance on RVCA. On July 27, RVCA made a return to Ron Robinson with its limited collaboration line RVCA + Moblow.

Alternative Apparel & An Inconvenient Sequel

Alternative Apparel & An Inconvenient Sequel

Alternative Apparel is stating its case in the climate change crisis.

Blast Cult’s Merch Lifts Off

Blast Cult’s Merch Lifts Off

Fashion’s festival styles have been featuring band T-shirts for years. Here’s a new angle; how about T-shirts from musical instrument makers?

REI to Open Big Store in Burbank

REI to Open Big Store in Burbank

REI is taking over a former Sports Authority store that has been closed since Sports Authority went bankrupt last year.

Lalopalooza at La Plaza de Cultura y Artes in DTLA

Lalopalooza at La Plaza de Cultura y Artes in DTLA

The recent “Lalopalooza" featured live music, a fashion show, culinary and art workshops for the entire family in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Lalo Guerrero, famed Mexican American musician, composer and comic known as the “Father on Chicano Music.”

CK Heads West

CK Heads West

Calvin Klein headed to the California desert to shoot the Fall 2017 campaign.

 Angel Biotek On Abbot Kinney

Angel Biotek On Abbot Kinney

Venice’s Abbot Kinney Boulevard has changed greatly over the past decade, causing many to complain that the street doesn’t have any more room for new brands or even the secret sauce that made it special in the first place. Venice area designer Angel Biotek hopes to prove those people wrong.

Balmain to Melrose Place

Balmain to Melrose Place

French fashion house Balmain opened its first West Coast flagship on Melrose Place in West Hollywood, Calif. this month.