Fashion Snoops: Denim’s Craft Revival
By Patricia Maeda Director of Womenswear at Fashion Snoops, and Nia Silva Director of Materials at Fashion | June 30, 2022
For decades, crafted denim was a topic for a niche audience of denim connoisseurs—inside knowledge that felt foreign to the average consumer. Today, an increasing awareness of sustainability and rising consumer interest in heritage and tradition are influencing a denim renaissance that honors the process of creation, putting the focus on the journey of design itself as much as the end result.
Venice Rani: Outfitting Independent Venice & L.A. Woman
Venice Rani: Outfitting independent Venice and LA women
Swim Like a Mermaid: For Souls of the Sea
Swim Like a Mermaid: For souls of the sea
From Venice With Love
With roots in yoga and surfing, Electric & Rose is a lifestyle collection that draws its name from Los Angeles’ Venice neighborhood, which is home to company founders Eric Balfour and Erin Chiamulon.
Making a Comeback
Amanda Shi-Werts recently announced the debut of her self-named line, Amanda Shi. The Spring ’15 line is manufactured in Los Angeles and hopes to eventually sell across the globe.
Duarte Gives Activewear a Fashionable Edge
Henry Duarte is joining the ath-leisure movement, but the Los Angeles designer is putting his signature rock ’n’ roll stamp on the growing trend.
International Man of Swimwear
Back at the helm of his namesake label, Gideon Oberson channels his international perspective and haute couture training to the fine art of swimwear design.
Islands in the Stream
Designing swimwear and running a swimwear company are worlds apart. So why shouldn’t a swimwear designer’s studio be a world apart from corporate headquarters? Many are.
Crooks & Castles: After Friend’s Shocking Death, a Collection
The Spring ’15 looks of Crooks & Castles are in stores, and the streetwear brand’s Fall ’14 styles will be previewed at the upcoming Agenda trade show in Long Beach, Calif., but the Crooks label made one of its most heartfelt statements on June 19.
Lauren Moshi Marks 10 Years of Fashion
The Lauren Moshi brand of T-shirts was touched by a beginner’s luck that never faded.
Cross Colours Bringing the Brand Back
Carl Jones will officially relaunch Cross Colours at the Jan. 7–8 run of the Agenda trade show in Long Beach, Calif.
Freenote: Denim-Driven Menswear With a Focus on Authenticity
Brothers Matt and Andrew Brodrick 's menswear brand is a tightly focused concept and a 100 percent made-in-America production.
Allen Schwartz Ventures into Young Contemporary and Plus Sizes
The fashion veteran Allen Schwartz reinvents himself with new collections.
New Collection From a Second-Generation Goldschmied
Luxury streetwear from a second-generation Goldschmied.
Apparel Industry Gets Behind Mickey Sills in His Cancer Fight
P.J. Salvage and Scanty Clothing Founder Mickey Sills is launching a new brand
Shalom Cultural Peace Project: Peace, Fun and Streetwear
Shalom Cultural Peace Project plans on proving that peace can be promoted along with having fun.