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Super DJ Aoki’s Garmento Heart

By Andrew Asch | November 25, 2016

Steve Aoki makes a mint every time he deejays at a Las Vegas mega-club or at a giant concert, but the guy has demonstrated that he has a garmento’s heart, and he’s upping his ante for the fashion game.

American Apparel Employees Get a Slight Reprieve

Auction of American Apparel assets postponed a few days.

Differential Brands Hires Nordstrom Veteran as EVP for Business Development

Differential Brands Group Inc.—the parent company for Hudson, Robert Graham and SWIMS—has named retail veteran Tom Nevell executive vice president of business development.

American Apparel Factory Workers Given Notice of Layoffs, Hope for A Reprieve from New Owners

Hundreds of workers inside the American Apparel factory near downtown Los Angeles have been given written notices that they will have jobs until Jan. 7 and then they will be laid off unless the new buyer of the company decides to continue manufacturing in the building.

Lily Ashwell Tries Outerwear & Bridal

Lily Ashwell Tries Outerwear & Bridal

First it was her version of workwear. Now designer Lily Ashwell is going formal.

American Apparel Factory Workers Given Notice of Layoffs, Hope for a Reprieve from New Owners

Hundreds of workers inside the American Apparel factory near downtown Los Angeles have been given written notice that they will have jobs until Jan. 7 and then they will be laid off unless the new buyer of the company decides to continue manufacturing in the building.

Carbon38 Pops Up on Robertson

Temporary store showcases diverse mix of brands including Carbon38’s own Made–in–Los Angeles collections and designer collaborations.

Burlington Taps TJX Exec for Board

Burlington Stores Inc., the Burlington, N.J.–based discounter, has named Ted English, former president, chief executive officer and director of The TJX Companies Inc., to its board of directors.

Department of Labor Blasts So Cal Factories for Wage Theft

Eighty-five percent of Southern California garment contractors operated in violation of wage laws and were guilty of wage theft in the 2016 fiscal year, according to an investigation of the U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division.

American Apparel Files 2nd Bankruptcy, Seeking Acquisition

American Apparel LLC has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection for the second time in just over a year.

Cuater: Putting Design Sizzle In Belts

Cuater: Putting Design Sizzle In Belts

The belt has been the wallflower of most people’s wardrobes, said Robbie McKnight, but the humble accessory has design possibilities that few have seen.

American Apparel to Wind Down UK Clothing Stores After the Holidays

After Christmas, 13 American Apparel stores will be closed in Great Britain.

Carbon38 Adds CMO

Carbon38, the Los Angeles–based luxury activewear e-commerce retailer, has hired Lisa Kraynak as chief marketing officer.

Trina Turk Marches Forward With New Store and New Looks

Trina Turk, the contemporary lifestyle designer known for her bright colors and mid-century–inspired prints evoking a resort vacation, is opening her 12th store next February in the Larchmont Village area of Los Angeles.

Denim on the Catwalk

Denim on the Catwalk

Denim took another turn in the spotlight at the third annual Global Denim Awards in Amsterdam, where an international lineup of designers and denim mills collaborated on collections that highlighted the creative versatility of denim.

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