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Cotton for the Next Generation

By Alison A. Nieder | July 23, 2015

Spanish mill Hilaturas Ferre sets its sights on the U.S. market with recycled cotton

Active Casual to Extreme Sports

Active Casual to Extreme Sports

Body Glove’s activewear brand, Breathe by Body Glove, has grown rapidly since it launched in late 2014 and is now sold at independent surf, swim and yoga shops across the U.S. as well as large specialty retailers.

Kate Hudson Pumps Up Collection With New Men’s Line


Kate Hudson Pumps Up Collection With New Men’s Line


Kate Hudson has introduced a line of activewear for men available through the same service. Keeping it all in the family, her older brother, Oliver Hudson, is the official spokesman for the new line, called FL2.

Yogasmoga Bets on California for its Retail Rollout


Yogasmoga Bets on California for its Retail Rollout


Yogasmoga and its relatively new line of yogawear for men and women are taking baby steps to open a chain of retail stores across the country by counting heavily on California for its success.

Paula Schneider Outlines Plan for Turning Around American Apparel


When Paula Schneider took over as the new American Apparel chief executive, she didn’t think the job would be so contentious.

New CEO at True Religion

John Ermatinger, who had been True Religion's interim senior vice president of global sourcing and production, was named the new chief executive officer on June 1.

Columbia Promotes Four

Columbia Sportswear Co. recently promoted four executives at the Portland, Ore.–based outdoor and activewear company.

Band of Outsiders Shuttering After 11 Years

Band of Outsiders, a well-regarded Los Angeles label that garnered a lot of attention from New York fashion magazines and high-end stores, is going out of business, according to various reports.

Daniel Patrick ’s Denim

Daniel Patrick ’s Denim

After four years of not wearing jeans, Daniel Patrick Jarvis, the founder of downtown Los Angeles–based brand Daniel Patrick, found himself wanting to put on a pair of denim earlier this year.

American Apparel Files Lawsuit Against Charney for Alleged Breach of ‘Standstill Agreement’

American Apparel Files Lawsuit Against Charney for Alleged Breach of ‘Standstill Agreement’

The fight between American Apparel and its founder, Dov Charney, continued with a lawsuit the manufacturer filed on May 15 in the Delaware Court Of Chancery against the ousted chief executive officer, alleging Charney violated a “standstill agreement” he had with American Apparel.

Cherokee Acquires Everyday California

Sherman Oaks, Calif.–based Cherokee Global Brands has acquired San Diego–based casual lifestyle brand Everyday California.

LA City Council Votes to Raise Minimum Wage

Los Angeles City Council members voted in favor of a minimum wage hike from its current $9 per hour to $15 per hour by 2020.

Shim Names General Manager of Columbia’s Korean Subsidiary

Columbia Sportswear Co. named Ham-Bo Shim general manager of the Portland, Ore.–based outdoor apparel company’s Korea subsidiary, based in Seoul.

Dov Charney Files Two Lawsuits Accusing American Apparel and Hedge Fund for Defamation

Dov Charney Files Two Lawsuits Accusing American Apparel and Hedge Fund for Defamation

In more legal shots fired in the ongoing battle over control of American Apparel, the dismissed clothing company’s founder has filed two lawsuits in less than one week accusing American Apparel and hedge fund investor Standard General of defaming his character in false accusations and letters.

American Apparel Sees First Quarter Net Loss Jump

American Apparel reported that in the first quarter of this year it had a net loss of $26.4 million, or 15 cents a share, compared to $5.5 million, or 5 cents a share, last year.

Dov Charney Files Lawsuit Accusing Hedge Fund of Defamation

In another legal shot fired in the ongoing battle over control of American Apparel, the dismissed clothing company’s founder filed a lawsuit alleging that hedge fund investor Standard General said it would defame his character if he didn’t give up control of his American Apparel stock.