By Andrew Asch | May 16, 2019
The world’s fashion industry is falling behind in its goals to become sustainable and environmentally friendly, according to a manifesto released this week by several environmental fashion organizations including Global Fashion Agenda and the Sustainable Apparel Coalition.
To combat the scourge of apparel-manufacturing waste, San Francisco brand Marine Layer is working with consumers to produce a new collection of shirts produced completely from recycled T-shirts.
After nearly 25 years in business, Three Dots, a Southern California contemporary knit tops and womenswear company launched in 1995 by Sharon Lebon, has ceased operations.
During a trip to Morocco, Hannah Franco admired her friend Nancy Taylor’s ability to pack necessary clothing items that were stylish yet functional into a single backpack and wear them without the need for pressing or washing.
Since the late 1950s, the Reyn Spooner brand aimed to be an Aloha shirt that defied stereotypes.
As utilitarian looks and retro-style streetwear gain momentum, some in the fashion industry are declaring the end of activewear and athleisure.
The casual fashion style of the tech industry and its leaders has been critiqued as being too basic, but Brandon Kawai saw nothing but possibilities for this particular style when he interned two years ago at a startup tech company in downtown Los Angeles.
Expert Brand, a longtime active lifestyle apparel and promotional clothing company based in Vernon, Calif., is celebrating more than 25 years in business by expanding its American MoCA collection with eight new styles, six for women and two for men.
Just weeks after going public, Levi Strauss & Co., based in San Francisco, reported that its first-quarter revenues for 2019 were up 7 percent to $1.435 billion over the same period last year. Net income in the first quarter was $147 million compared with a $19 million net loss during last year’s first quarter.
Candice Cuoco gained notoriety in 2015 by competing on the “Project Runway” TV show, where she defined herself as an artist designing made-to-measure styles with a Gothic and romantic edge.
Authentic Brands Group snaps up another California label.
Bringing together brands, mills and denim veterans, Artisan Cloth, along with partner Lenzing, the sustainable Austrian manufacturer of Tencel, recently co-hosted The Greatest Showroom Innovation Celebration—a circus-themed combination of a party and sourcing event based on the film “The Greatest Showman”—in the Arts District of Los Angeles.
Rahim Karsan has had a dual life. During the week, he has been assembling marketing campaigns for growing tech and higher-education clients.
For 150 fashion students at the Art Institute of Hollywood, their future now hangs in the balance after their college closed without warning earlier this month.
Upon the 10-year anniversary of her premium-shirting brand Frank & Eileen, Audrey McLoghlin wanted to create a new product exclusively for women who work hard for luxurious products but might not be able to spend $250 for a single shirt.
During its 16th annual meeting, the National Council of Textile Organizations elected its 2019 officers.