| November 30, 2015
Ugly Christmas sweaters really can have a purpose.
What first began as a goof is now an Internet sensation and …a capsule collection by pop-culture provocateur Brian Lichtenberg. Witness the Baddie Winkle X Brian Lichtenberg collection. A party was held for it at Kitson in West Hollywood on Nov. 5.
Danish brand Nü Denmark opened its first U.S. store recently at West Hollywood's exclusive Sunset Plaza shopping district. We went to a debut party for the boutique. Take a look!
Pocket Square Clothing has focused on the details in men's clothing - think pocket squares and ties. But for a holiday pop-up shop, the Los Angeles label is going big picture. It produced a holiday pop-up shop with a bunch of emerging men's brands at Concept 8366 1/2 in Los Angeles. A debut party was held for it on Nov. 5.
Amsterdam's Tenue de Nimes boutique hosted a party to celebrate the “Golden Handshake,” the 1915 agreement between Levi Strauss & Co. and Cone Denim when Levi’s agreed to give Cone Denim exclusive right to produce denim for Levi’s 501 shrink-to-fit jeans.
The Back-to-School season seems just to have ended, but it might as well be time to start wrapping Christmas presents. The Citadel Outlets, just outside of downtown Los Angeles, will be the site of the lighting of a 115-foot-tall tree on Nov. 7. Performing at the event will be Disney Channel singing stars Sabrina Carpenter and Laura Marano.
More retailers are arriving in downtown Los Angeles.
Opening date for BNKR flagship in downtown LA gets pushed back again.
The lineup of stores open Thanksgiving Day is starting to form.
L.A. Brand Current/Elliott opened its own branded boutique at 1132 Abbot Kinney Blvd., adjacent to the new Kit and Ace boutique recently.
Canadian-brand Kit and Ace opened its first Los Angeles area shop at 1130 Abbot Kinney Blvd. A gala debut party was held Oct. 28 for the 2,400-square-foot shop which mixes contemporary clothing with a sense of a get-together.
The LA Caribbean fashion showcase is back. The runway show devoted to designers with roots in the Caribbean made its sophomore run at Style Fashion Week.
Now you can cruise the seas and be fashionable.
It’s Halloween. If you are going to be in West Hollywood on Fright Night, get ready for sharing the street with a host of ghouls and goblins. 500,000 souls typically drop by the small city’s giant Halloween Carnival. For those who want an eagle’s eye view of the mayhem, prominent boutique LASC will host a Fright Night rooftop party in West Hollywood. Boo!
For one night, Lisa Kline opened her first bricks-and-mortar store since shuttering her influential group of stores in 2011.
Big wave rider and surfing innovator Laird Hamilton introduced the Laird line of performance and action sports apparel as well as the line’s “superfoods” at the Ron Robinson boutique in Santa Monica, Calif. Oct. 22. The party’s guests include Laird’s investors, among them, a woman who needs no introduction, Oprah Winfrey.