Industry Voices: 10 Immigration Tips for California Employers in the Fashion Industry

It’s no secret that the fashion industry is a labor-intensive business in California that is fueled by the availability of foreign workers in various sectors of the industry.

Loyola Law School Carves Out a Program for Fashion Law

Law schools in the West have specialties in entertainment law, sports law and biotech law, but it is rare to find a school that has a concentration of classes devoted to fashion law.

Industry Voices: Protecting Your Fashion Designs Before Employees Leave

Innovation is at the heart of the fashion industry.

After Fire Claim Denied, Brand Sues Insurance Company

A car fire outside the warehouse for Un Deux Trois Inc. destroyed the facility with smoke and fire damage, and the Commerce, Calif.–based girls and juniors brand had hoped it could recoup losses from the company’s fire insurance policy.

West Hollywood Retailer Sues City Over Fur Ban

Mayfair House, a multi-line apparel, accessories, home-décor and gift retailer in West Hollywood, Calif., has filed a lawsuit against the city of West Hollywood over its recently enacted ban on the sale of apparel made with fur.

Wildfox CEO Calls Sexual-Exploitation Lawsuit ‘Baseless’ Attempt to Garner ‘Large Financial Settlement’

Jimmy Sommers, chief executive officer of the prominent Los Angeles–headquartered Wildfox Couture LLC fashion label, refuted charges in a sexual-exploitation case that was filed against him in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles. No court date has been scheduled for the case.

Wildfox CEO Calls Sexual-Exploitation Lawsuit 'Baseless' Attempt to Garner 'Large Financial Settlement'

Jimmy Sommers, chief executive officer of Wildfox Couture LLC, refuted charges in a sexual exploitation case that was filed against him in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles.

Wildfox CEO Sued for Sexual Exploitation

Jimmy Sommers, chief executive officer of the prominent Wildfox Couture LLC label, headquartered in Los Angeles, has been sued by a Florida woman who alleges Sommers offered fraudulent promises of employment in exchange for sex.

Apparel-Industry Attorneys Ezra and Seigel Launch Mediation Business

Apparel-industry veterans Ben Seigel and Robert Ezra have launched a mediation business tailor-made for the apparel and textile industry.

Quiksilver Loses in Trademark Case Over Kelly Slater VSTR Line

Quiksilver Loses in Trademark Case Over Kelly Slater VSTR Line

Surfwear giant Quiksilver splashed and crashed in a trademark infringement case that pitted its relatively new VSTR apparel line promoted by surfer Kelly Slater against a similar clothing label called Visitor.

Los Angeles Garment Maker Fined by State for Wage Violations

A downtown Los Angeles apparel contractor has been hit with a $282,582 citation

Joan Jett v. Hot Topic

Joan Jett v. Hot Topic

Singer Joan Jett filed suit against Hot Topic over the teen retailer’s Blackheart lingerie collection.

Damo Dropped From Forever 21 Suit

Forever 21 Inc. has dismissed Damo Textile in its case against several jobbers and off price retailers

Guess Wins Gucci Lawsuit in Italy

Guess Inc. has won the second round in a series of trademark cases it has been battling with Gucci.

Forever 21 Sues Discount Stores for Trademark Infringement

Los Angeles fast-fashion retailer Forever 21 is suing several jobbers and discount apparel stores in a case that could have resounding effects on the off-price merchandise market.