By Deborah Belgum | August 25, 2015
One block of Broadway closes in downtown LA for a big event.
Hope your Fourth (of July) is fashionable!
The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology recently opened a new exhibition titled “Global Fashion Capitals,” featuring a mix of established fashion cities and “emerging” ones.
Aussie brand BNKR is scheduled to open a flagship later this year on the grounds of the former Blackstone Gallery in downtown Los Angeles . Here’s a postscript on one of the big wheels at Blackstone; Alex Schaefer. The artist frequently displayed his landscapes of downtown Los Angeles and other paintings at Blackstone.
Ellen DeGeneres puts her design stamp on clothes, home goods and accessories.
The Virgo boutique in Los Angeles’ Fashion District has been serving vintage styles and women’s fashions and accessories with an edge since 2009. But on June 26, the unique boutique embarked on a first. It produced its first footwear focused pop-up shop. The star of that show was the brand Intentionally Blank.
Some people unwind with a little get together after wrapping up a day’s work. But for the folks at Juice Served Here, a cold pressed juice company founded by fashion business entrepreneurs, they produced a big party after unveiling of a few big projects on June 26.
An Australian chocolatier was forced to change her business’ logo after getting into a row with the House of Chanel.
The BET Awards show will take place June 28 at the Nokia Theatre in downtown Los Angeles. There are scores of events around town this weekend to celebrate the awards. The Beauty & Brains fashion show and gifting suite was one of those events. It took place at the California Market Center on June 25.
There’s a new fashion documentary opening on Friday focused on the early days of hip-hop fashion.
Designer Calvin Klein coming to town.
Fashion icon Rihanna appears be considering launching her own fashion and accessories brand.
Ace Hotel has worked on a lot of fashion collaborations with L.A. brands; Undefeated, Tanner Goods, which runs a downtown Los Angeles flagship, and now Apolis.
Guess what fashion fans; bloggers still matter. Digital style search engine ShopStyle, headquartered in San Francisco, announced a partnership on June 23 with a gaggle of fashion bloggers, a London retailer called FarFetch, and Snapchat, the video messaging app for a special e-shopping shindig that they call Style Snaps.
Men's Wearhouse launches six-week donation drive.
Australian retailer BNKR launches a pop-up store on Robertson Boulevard.