By Andrew Asch | October 9, 2015
Call it Los Angeles Fashion Week’s most stylish housewarming. On Oct. 8, Daniel Bohbot, the founder of the Hale Bob line, welcomed starlets, retailers and fashion people into his new Beverly Hills home, all to see the 2016 Spring/Summer collections for Hale Bob and the new brand Liberty Garden.
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.
One block of Broadway closes in downtown LA for a big event.
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
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.
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.
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.
Mimi Kim's skincare line Biodara is hand-blended from bioactive botanical materials in Huntington Beach, Calif.
Vans comes out with "Weapons of Mass Ridiculousness" campaign collection of shoes and apparel.
To show off its Fall collection, California plus-size retail chain Torrid turned to its customers.
Here’s a few looks at the Crooks & Castles brand’s Fall ’15 lines. There’s the Luxplorer outerwear collection and Crooks Femme, a streetwear line for women.
Here’s another dispatch from downtown Los Angeles’ funland. Globe Theatre, a more than 100-year-old theatre located on 740 S. Broadway, was reopened as a nightclub and events space earlier this month.
O'Neill hosts a sunset cocktail party to introduce its collection designed with Cynthia Vincent.
With the backdrop of the always gracious Carondelet House near downtown Los Angeles, the Ted Baker London brand produced a party for its Autumn/Winter ’15 collection. The moniker for the collection? “Curiosities.” Take a look.
London Fashion Brand Forever Unique made its official Los Angeles debut on Aug. 12. Take a look.
Actress Emma Watson recently teamed up with Vogue to produce a video focusing on gender equality in the fashion industry.