MANUFACTURING

BedHead Recalls Children’s Pajamas

By Deborah Belgum | April 17, 2014

BedHead Pajamas Inc. of Los Angeles has recalled 800 pairs of children’s pajamas because they fail to meet federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear.

Project Social T: Season for Trends, Quick Turnarounds and Customization

Project Social T: Season for Trends, Quick Turnarounds and Customization

For Los Angeles tops manufacturer Project Social T, 2014 is the year of customization.

Ruhi: On-Trend and Quick-Turn

Ruhi: On-Trend and Quick-Turn

Retailer-turned-designer Silke Labson moved from New York to LA to launch her latest line Ruhi.

Industry Voices: California Fashion Association: Measuring the True Scope of L.A.’s Creative Economy

The latest “Otis Report on the Creative Economy of the Los Angeles Region,” released Feb. 6 by Otis College of Art and Design, is certainly well intended. However, it shows an inaccurate picture of the California fashion industry and conflicts with other analyses and reports currently in release.

Ralph Lauren Looks to the USA for Winter Olympic Uniforms


It didn’t take designer Ralph Lauren long to learn that any Olympics uniforms worn by U.S. athletes need to be “Made in the USA.”

T-Chip: Transparency at the Textile Chemical Level

Brands and retailers looking at the transparency of their supply chain often hit a stumbling block when it came to their chemical suppliers.

Federation Design Studio: Premium Fashion Made Here, Not There

Federation Design Studio: Premium Fashion Made Here, Not There

The Federation Design Studio outline the new company’s Made-in-America ethos

Hemp: From Outlaw Fabric to Legal Threads

After 20 years, Rob Jungmann, president of the Los Angeles–headquartered Jungmaven hemp T-shirt brand, might be seeing his business turned upside down.

Gap Closes 1969 Design Studio in Los Angeles

When The Gap Inc. opened its artsy denim design studio in the heart of downtown Los Angeles nearly four years ago, the company later went on a big media campaign touting the creative spirit wrapped up in the new locale.

Legendary Surfer Shaun Tomson Buys Back Solitude Label From Oxford

Legendary Surfer Shaun Tomson Buys Back Solitude Label From Oxford

The legendary world-champion surfer has bought back the surfwear label he sold to Oxford Industries.

Kingpins Puts LA Show on Hiatus Until July

Kingpins—the boutique denim trade show with editions in New York, Los Angeles and Hong Kong—is putting its Los Angeles show on hiatus while it concentrates on launching its newest show in Amsterdam.

New AAFA App Provides Industry Insight and Avenue to Share Industry Issues

Members of the apparel industry are on the front line of many industry issues, such as proposed trade agreements and pending legislation, but often they have limited access to elected officials to voice concerns or share their insight. Now there’s an app for that.

P.J. Salvage Founder and Creative Apparel Director, Mickey Sills, 55

P.J. Salvage Founder and Creative Apparel Director, Mickey Sills, 55

Seven months after being diagnosed with cancer, the apparel veteran passed away on Jan. 28.

Lauren Moshi Marks 10 Years of Fashion

Lauren Moshi Marks 10 Years of Fashion

The Lauren Moshi brand of T-shirts was touched by a beginner’s luck that never faded.

Retailers, Brands Brave Snow to Scout Denim Trends at Kingpins

Retailers, Brands Brave Snow to Scout Denim Trends at Kingpins

Despite inclement weather, the boutique denim trade show was held at The Tunnel in New York’s Chelsea district.

RVCA Joins Forces With Model for Capsule Collection

RVCA Joins Forces With Model for Capsule Collection

RVCA, a leading boardsports and fashion brand out of Costa Mesa, Calif., recently announced its first capsule collection with a model since its popular collaboration with model and actress Erin Wasson for Spring 2009.