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.

New Exec at Levi's

Craig Nomura is moving from Williams-Sonoma Inc. to Levi Strauss & Co. as the new executive vice president and head of global retail.

Apparel and Textile Executive Ed Woods, 80

Apparel and Textile Executive Ed Woods, 80

Longtime apparel and textile industry executive Edward Woods died on Jan. 1. He was 80.

Cherokee Acquires Tony Hawk Brands

Looks like Cherokee Inc. is going to be getting a little air with two new brands, Tony Hawk and Hawk, which it acquired for $19 million in cash.

Etnies Next Step: Expanded Clothing Line

Etnies Next Step: Expanded Clothing Line

For much of its more than 20 years in business, Etnies mostly sold footwear for skateboarding.

Cherokee Acquires Tony Hawk Brands

Cherokee, the Sherman Oaks, Calif., company that has a stable of brands that include Cherokee, Carole Little, Liz Lange and Sideout, bought skateboard-centric brands Tony Hawk and Hawk from Quiksilver in a deal that closed on Jan. 10.

T&A Showroom

T&A Showroom

Tim Padilla and Alfred Davis opened their T&A Showroom more than five years ago in the 824 Building, the wholesale building located just north of the intersection of Ninth and Los Angeles in the Los Angeles Fashion District.

Bob Ditchik and Associates/The H.E.M. showroom

Bob Ditchik and Associates/The H.E.M. showroom

The Jan. 13–16 run of Los Angeles Fashion Market will be the first market for Bob Ditchik and Howard Meyers in their space at The New Mart after the two spent decades—three for Ditchik and two for Meyers—in the California Market Center.

Vertigo Showroom

Vertigo Showroom

The Vertigo showroom has only been open in the Gerry Building for a few months, but the line has been around for decades.

New CEO at Not Your Daughter’s Jeans

With a new owner comes a new chief executive.

FactoryLA Incubator Closes Its Doors

After running an indie operation that championed the cause of locally designed and produced clothing and accessories, FactoryLA has closed the doors to its store and fashion incubator, located in the heart of the LA Fashion District.

New Lines at LA Fashion Market

New Lines

Made In America Resources

Made In America Resource Guide

Eden Eco and Little Eden: Eco-Friendly Swimwear for All

Eden Eco and Little Eden: Eco-Friendly Swimwear for All

Emily Fioravanti is inspired by her years living in Santa Cruz and surfing iconic West Coast surf spots.

Staples USA: Los Angeles Label Has Been Focused on Domestic Production for More Than Three Decades

Staples USA: Los Angeles Label Has Been Focused on Domestic Production for More Than Three Decades

Staples USA is making its clothes in LA even though 97.5 percent of garments sold in the United States come from overseas.

Marine Layer: Specialty Fabrics, Specialized Fits

Marine Layer: Specialty Fabrics, Specialized Fits

Michael Natenshon switched careers and revved up what may be a new wave in T-shirts.