By Alison A. Nieder | November 21, 2013
When a designer is first considering launching a line, the first step may be researching the market and creating mood boards, or it might be shopping for textiles or creating original prints and embellishments—followed by design, patternmaking and samples.
Law firm Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg has won a ruling in the United Kingdom that exempts Los Angeles–based Hudson Clothing from paying a steep 38 percent tariff on its women’s premium denim jeans made in the United States.
The Trend Chasers employ 160 people in an 80,000-square-foot facility in the LA Garment District.
Innovation is at the heart of the fashion industry.
Sherman Oaks, Calif.–based Cherokee Inc. struck a licensing deal with Mahindra Retail Pvt Ltd. to sell Liz Lange Maternity apparel in Mahindra’s Mom & Me stores throughout India.
A new survey has RFID—radio frequency identification—technology on track to reach $23.4 billion in 2020.
The big surprise for fall merchandising for juniors is that sweater sales are skyrocketing.
With traditional funding increasingly hard to get, many entrepreneurs are seeking to raise funds on crowdfunding platforms such as Kickstarter Inc., based in New York, and Indiegogo Inc., headquartered in San Francisco.
The owners of newly established women’s contemporary line Halladay, Greg Duzian and Azi Tchatalbachian, have worked in the fashion industry for more than 25 years. The two have covered everything from design to product development, sales and marketing, production, and sourcing.
Vernon, Calif.–based True Religion Apparel Inc. named Mary Alderete chief marketing officer, overseeing the brand’s marketing strategy for retail, wholesale, international and e-commerce.
Erika Stromqvist set out to create a clean and simple denim line.
Leading boardsports brand Volcom has created a new executive position. On Oct. 31, the company announced the appointment of Kevin Meehan as the inaugural president of Volcom’s North America region.
Beaverton, Ore.–based athletic footwear and apparel giant Nike Inc. named Scott LeClair its new vice president of Action Sports, which oversees the action-sports category and Nike division Hurley International LLC.
Surf-industry pioneer Lian Murray passed away at Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach, Calif., Nov. 3 after suffering from a severe asthma attack, according to a statement from her family. She was 54.
Surf industry pioneer Lian Murray passed away at Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach, Calif. Nov. 3 after suffering from a severe asthma attack, according to a statement from her family. She was 54.