MANUFACTURING

Quality Basics Is the Idea Behind November Six

By Deborah Belgum | August 9, 2018

The idea of basic clothes made of quality material was the impetus behind November Six, a new Los Angeles label sold exclusively online by two sisters who felt their clothing could fill a niche.

Manhattan Beachwear Adds New Swim Labels

Manhattan Beachwear, one of the largest swimwear manufacturers in the United States, said it will be designing and distributing women’s swimwear for BCBGMax­Azria and BCBGeneration. The collection will launch globally for Fall 2018.

Clothing Company Sees New Business in Old T-shirts

Clothing Company Sees New Business in Old T-shirts

Kristy Caylor and Mary Saunders want to make fashion that not only looks good but will be good for the environment and society.

Paul Marciano to Resign as Guess Executive

After investigation into charges of sexual harassment, Paul Marciano stepping down from Guess as an executive.

Sustainability Goes Full Circle at The North Face

Maintaining its commitment to reduce waste, Alameda, Calif.–based activewear brand The North Face launched a pilot program that will promote a circular-fashion system through the sale of recycled products.

Activewear Brand Hylete Acquires GracedByGrit

For years, activewear brands Hylete and GracedByGrit were headquartered a couple of miles away from each other in Solana Beach, Calif., but now they are on the same team.

Cone Denim Introducing Sustainable Denim

As consumers are requesting more-sustainable options in their clothing, Cone Denim announced it is introducing a new denim fabric that will be made of Tencel andRefibra-branded lyocell fibers, which are among the most sustainable fibers available.

Volcom Names New Director for Global Men’s Design

Volcom picked label veteran Jeffrey James “JJ” Gonzales as its new director to lead the company’s global men’s design department.

After Years Making Shoes, Hi-Tec Tries Apparel

Cherokee Global Brands’ Hi-Tec footwear division is stepping into apparel.

St. John Knits Makes Top Executive Changes as CEO Retires

After 15 years at the luxury label known for its women’s knit suits, Bruce Fetter has retired as St. John Knits’ chief executive officer, president and chief operating officer. He has been replaced by Eran Cohen, who joined the company May 1.

Sophia Denim Opens a Pop-up Store at Fred Segal

After spending time designing handbags and women’s ready-to-wear, Sophia Tezel-Tzelepis last year decided to branch out to denim with a label called Sophia.

Tellason: A Rare Find in the Denim Industry

Tellason: A Rare Find in the Denim Industry

Ever since the brand was launched in San Francisco nearly 10 years ago, Tellason has been one of those rare clothing companies that only uses American raw materials for its collection of menswear blue jeans.

Hudson Jeans Names New President

New president comes from Thakoon LLC.

New CEO Named for 7 For All Mankind and Splendid

After an executive search, Delta Galil names a new CEO for its Los Angeles labels.

Closer Lead Times in Apparel Is Benefiting Los Angeles Knitters, Dyers and Finishers

The stainless-steel vats that populate the factory floor at Swisstex California churn out ribbons of damp, recently dyed knit fabric that piles up in large plastic carts before being sent to the finishing machines.

Ziran Travels Across the Ocean for Sustainability

Ziran Travels Across the Ocean for Sustainability

Sustainable fashion has long been criticized as being unable to go beyond the category of basics. Kelly Wang Shanahan hopes that her sustainable brand Ziran can bust that theory.