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Parker & Barrow Store Opening on Broadway

By Deborah Belgum | December 18, 2014

Parker & Barrow store with custom-made clothes opening in downtown Los Angeles.

Jungmaven’s US Made  Party at Charlie’s

Jungmaven’s US Made Party at Charlie’s

Venice boutique Charlie’s Los Angeles opened this summer with a mission to sell only US made apparel brands. There was a big party Nov. 7 at Charlies where hemp fashion brand Jungmaven gave out free T-shirts. Yahoo!

Santa Makes an Early Visit to Glendale Galleria

Santa Makes an Early Visit to Glendale Galleria

It still feels like summer in Southern California, but that didn’t hold up Santa. The North Pole resident made an appearance at the Glendale Galleria retail center on Nov. 6. Dreamworks Animation designed a Christmas village for the Galleria called Adventure to Santa.

It’s a DVF World in SoCal

It’s a DVF World in SoCal

Diane von Furstenberg has been a towering figure in fashion for four decades. This week, the queen of the iconic wrap dress rolled out boutiques at some of Los Angeles County’s most prestigious retail centers.

New Yoga Store Opens First California Store in Los Angeles

New Yoga Store Opens First California Store in Los Angeles

Yogasmoga finds a retail home on the Westside.

Beverly Center: Style and Chinese Dollars

Beverly Center: Style and Chinese Dollars

Chinese tourism and business has become increasingly important to California’s economy, and retailers have been looking for ways to get more involved in that business. Beverly Center may have found a way to cultivate future Chinese business. It’s seminars and styling advice!

Rock Chic

Rock Chic

Hot Topic launched its Joan Jett X TRIPP NYC Fashion Collection for Hot Topic collection, a collaboration between the City of Industry, Calif.–based retailer, rocker Joan Jett and rock ‘n roll clothier Tripp NYC.

Aether To District LaBrea

Aether To District LaBrea

Performance outerwear brand Aether will open a store at District LaBrea in Los Angeles. A store sign was recently unveiled above a barricade at District LaBrea.

The Bohemian Society Gets Wilde At Heart

The Bohemian Society Gets Wilde At Heart

Victor Wilde’s The Bohemian Society went on the lam from the last LA Fashion Week. Instead, the downtown Los Angeles fashion brand did a presentation during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Tokyo in October. Take a look!

Revolve Pops at The Grove

Revolve Pops at The Grove

E-commerce emporium Revolve Clothing opened a pop-up shop at Los Angeles’ The Grove retail center on Nov. 1. Blogger Chiara Ferragni of The Blonde Salad dropped by the opening to give fashion people a look at her Chiara Ferragni shoe collection.

Lillian Raven: Bring Back Sewing!

Lillian Raven: Bring Back Sewing!

Los Angeles designer Lillian Raven hopes to do her part to bring manufacturing and the art of sewing back. She made a curriculum for youth that teaches sewing and fashion design. Raven recently started a crowdsourcing campaign on Indiegogo for her venture,” I Am therefore I Sew.”

Rochelle Carino: Never Too Old To Play Dress Up

Rochelle Carino: Never Too Old To Play Dress Up

You’re never too old to play dress up. That was an inspiration behind Rochelle Carino’s Spring 2015 show at Los Angeles Fashion Council earlier this month.

ADBD's Fall 2014 Party

ADBD's Fall 2014 Party

Beats, partying and fashion were all found at one address on Oct. 29. It was at ADBD, 430 N. Fairfax Ave. in Los Angeles. There was a party for the ADBD Fall 14 collection. Check it out

Crooks & Castles' Devils Peak Collection

Crooks & Castles' Devils Peak Collection

For its Holiday ’14 men’s collection, Los Angeles’ Crooks & Castles label released Devil’s Peak. Check it out.

Toms and Target Unveil Their Holiday Collaboration

Toms and Target Unveil Their Holiday Collaboration

Southern California's Blake Mycoskie of Toms Shoes partners with Target on a casual but cool Holiday collection.

Topshop To San Diego

Topshop To San Diego

After grabbing headlines last year with opening a store at The Grove in Los Angeles, UK retailer Topshop is on the move again. On Oct. 30, it will open a 17,500-square-foot store at San Diego’s Fashion Valley retail center, according to a Topshop statement.