MANUFACTURING

New Owners Laying Off 65 Employees at 7 For All Mankind, Ella Moss and Splendid

By Deborah Belgum | September 9, 2016

7 For All Mankind will be moving in with Ella Moss and Splendid.

Andrew Richard Named VP Regional Sales for ASICS America

Irvine, Calif.–based ASICS America Corp., the U.S. headquarters of Japanese footwear and athletic apparel brand ASICS, has named sportswear industry veteran Andrew Richard vice president of regional sales for the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Brazil.

St John Knits: Searching for the Magic Formula

St John Knits: Searching for the Magic Formula

St. John, the venerable Southern California luxury label that is a staple in many well-heeled shoppers’ closets, has been on an odyssey in recent years.

Fall/Winter ’17-18 Key Denim Directions by Trendstop

Fall/Winter ’17-18 Key Denim Directions by Trendstop

Denim is transcending its workwear roots. Global fashion forecasting agency Trendstop gave us the lowdown on the major denim trends for Fall/Winter ’17/’18—from key silhouettes to surface finishes.

VF Corp. Sells 7 For All Mankind, Splendid and Ella Moss to Delta Galil

VF Corp. is selling two of its top contemporary brands to Delta Galil, an Israeli apparel manufacturer that is more than 40 years old.

LA Streetwear Company Buys Women’s Online Clothing Site

Stikeleather Apparel recently announced it acquired the online women’s clothing retailer White Plum, based in Modesto, Calif.

Interim Director Named for Fashion District BID

While the Los Angeles Fashion District Business Improvement District searches for a new executive director, the BID’s managing director will step in on an interim basis.

Roicom USA: Texas Factory With High-Tech, Denim Expertise and Social Message Looks to L.A.

Roicom USA’s sister production company, ReadyOne, employs the severely disabled to produce apparel and equipment for the U.S. military.

Rails: Contemporary L.A. to Global Lifestyle Brand

Rails: Contemporary L.A. to Global Lifestyle Brand

Rails launched with one hat at Fred Segal in 2008 and has since grown into a global lifestyle brand. Rooted in classic silhouettes reinterpreted with a relaxed, contemporary aesthetic, the brand takes its inspiration from the laid-back lifestyle of LA.

A Vested Interest: Tailored Menswear With a Twist

A Vested Interest: Tailored Menswear With a Twist

A Vested Interest, the menswear collection designed by William Beranek and Bill Beasley, features pieces that bridge the divide between tailored menswear and casual sportswear.

McGuire Denim Expands Into Sportswear

McGuire Denim Expands Into Sportswear

McGuire Denim is known for its glossy take on heritage denim, and this Fall, with a foray into sportswear, the brand is poised for growth.

Under Armour Launched Mobile UA Shop

Under Armour launched its first mobile app created to mix shopping with its Under Armour Connected Fitness platform, which includes several applications: UA Record, MapMyFitness, Endomondo and MyFitnessPal.

New CEO Appointed at NYDJ Apparel

Los Angeles blue jeans company NYDJ Apparel, formerly known as Not Your Daughter’s Jeans, has appointed Lisa Collier to take over the top job at the company.

Summer Ready with House of Harlow 1960 x Revolve

Summer Ready with House of Harlow 1960 x Revolve

House of Harlow Creative Director and pop-culture icon Nicole Richie celebrated her collaborative project with Revolve clothing on June 2 at theRevolve Social Club on Melrose Boulevard in Los Angeles.

Cherokee Signs Deal to Create Footwear for Everyday California Brand

Cherokee Global Brands—whose labels include Cherokee, Carole Little, Tony Hawk and Sideout—has signed a deal with Saliluz to create a collection of men’s and women’s casual footwear and flip-flops under Cherokee’s Everyday California label.

MISA Los Angeles: Bohemian Roots, Global Style

MISA Los Angeles: Bohemian Roots, Global Style

Inspired by the love of global style and travel, MISA Los Angeles is designed for the modern bohemian. Created by Shadi Askari-Farhat, founder and designer of tbagslosangeles, MISA is an extension and evolution of the brand yet has its own identity.