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Torrid Debuts Its "Empire" Collection

By Deborah Belgum | September 13, 2016

Styles that would be worn by the women on "Empire" make a splash at large-size retailer Torrid.

Miami Swim Week: San Lorenzo

Miami Swim Week: San Lorenzo

San Lorenzo’s barely-there bikinis and one-pieces were rendered floral and feminine for the Spring 2017 line, which was showcased on the runway on July 17 at the Lycra Swim Salon at the W South Beach hotel during Miami Swim Week.

Miami Swim Week: Gottex

Miami Swim Week: Gottex

Celebrating its 60th anniversary, Gottex introduced its Cruise 2017 collection on July 16 at the W South Beach hotel during Miami Swim Week with a mix of the brand’s classic style elevated with bold metallics and racy silhouettes.

Miami Swim Week: Hammock

Miami Swim Week: Hammock

This year’s Hammock runway show—held July 15 at the W South Beach hotel during Miami Swim Week—was a departure from the standard romp.

Miami Swim Week: ViX by Paula Hermanny

Miami Swim Week: ViX by Paula Hermanny

Rich, burnt colors, animal prints, and stripes were present throughout ViX by Paula Hermmany’s Spring 2017 collection, which featured swimsuits, accessories and ready-to-wear resort pieces on the runway at Funkshion Miami Fashion Week on July 15.

Miami Swim Week: Lee+Lani

Miami Swim Week: Lee+Lani

Los Angeles–based swimwear brand Lee+Lani debuted its 2017 line at a runway show on July 15 at Funkshion Fashion Week during Miami Swim Week.

Artist Collaboration Makes for Colorful Sandals and Shoes

Artist Collaboration Makes for Colorful Sandals and Shoes

California footwear maker Sanuk collaborates with the "Queen of Collage" to make brightly hued sandals and boat shoe.

Slippers for the Sophisticated Set

Slippers for the Sophisticated Set

Kevyn Wynn wants you to slip into something glamorous—ideally a pair of her “cocktail slippers.”

Volcom Launches Jeans and Chinos Fit for Skateboarders

Volcom Launches Jeans and Chinos Fit for Skateboarders

For its Fall/Winter collection, Volcom develops a blue jeans with the help of the Cone denim mill in North Carolina.

Balenciaga to Rodeo

Balenciaga to Rodeo

French fashion house Balenciaga opened its second American flagship at 353 N. Rodeo Dr. recently.

Au Courant: Social Change By Boutique

Au Courant: Social Change By Boutique

Kelly Fielding took an extended break from Los Angeles' fashion rat race to go backpacking in South America and work in a women’s shelter in India. At the women’s shelter, clothes were made for export and Kelly had an Eureka moment. She could work on changing the fashion business and help people, if she sold clothes from places like the shelter and artisan co-ops around the developing world. She will produce a grand opening party for boutique Au Courant - which sells these fair trade clothes - on July 19.

Levi's Acquires Einstein's Iconic Leather Jacket

Levi's Acquires Einstein's Iconic Leather Jacket

For its archives, Levi Strauss & Co. garners the winning bid for Albert Einstein's brown leather Cossack jacket.

Combat Gent Opens First Retail Store in Santa Monica

Combat Gent Opens First Retail Store in Santa Monica

After being online for four years, Combatant Gentleman is opening its very first retail store in Santa Monica Place.

Diane Merrick – Back in Fashion

Diane Merrick – Back in Fashion

Once you’re involved in fashion, you never really say goodbye.

Obsessee Doesn't Want Your Money

Obsessee Doesn't Want Your Money

“Your money isn’t good here! We want your social media posts.” This is the mantra of a pop-up shop to produced July 15-17 by the online only media title Obsessee.

Herve Leger Hosts First Sale

Herve Leger Hosts First Sale

Herve Leger by Max Azria is having a coast-to-coast sample sale.