MANUFACTURING

New CEO Appointed at NYDJ Apparel

By Deborah Belgum | June 13, 2016

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.

Man Who Embezzled From Citizens of Humanity Pleads Guilty

The man who oversaw a scheme to embezzle $8 million from a commercial laundry house owned by Citizens of Humanity pleaded guilty to federal charges, according to the U.S. Attorney’s office.

Label Conscious: Designed in California

CFA’s trademarked hangtags put the emphasis on country of design.

Single Goes Curvy With Single Plus

Single Goes Curvy With Single Plus

What started as an exclusive for Saks Fifth Avenue has branched into a new collection and a new customer base for Los Angeles label Single.

Showroom Profile: the M Showroom and Michael Bush/LA-Apparel

Showroom Profile: the M Showroom and Michael Bush/LA-Apparel

Showroom Profile: Lebel Group

Showroom Profile: Lebel Group

LA Fashion Market Fall ’16 New Lines

New Lines

XCVI Movement: Crossover Contemporary

XCVI Movement: Crossover Contemporary

Los Angeles–based contemporary label XCVI introduced a new athleisure collection, called XCVI Movement, at the beginning of the year.

Otis Fashion Design Students Create Bicycling Outfits for MTA

Otis Fashion Design Students Create Bicycling Outfits for MTA

Last year, the board of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority—which runs the mass transportation systems in Los Angeles County with 2,300 buses and more than 80 rail stations—launched an action plan to go beyond traditional marketing schemes to attract new riders—particularly those young urban dwellers who might be more inclined to ditch their cars.

Blue Jeans Imports by LA Company Challenge Labeling Requirements

In 2010, JBlu Inc., a longtime Los Angeles clothing company, imported some 500,000 pairs of blue jeans from China in 11 shipments through the Port of Long Beach—all headed for retail stores around the country.

Thomas Wylde: L.A. Collection Looks to Build the Brand and the Business

Thomas Wylde: L.A. Collection Looks to Build the Brand and the Business

For 10 years, Thomas Wylde built a reputation as a high-end collection that balanced its luxe pieces—and equally high price points—with a rock ’n’ roll edge.

Obituary: Marik Zeltzer, co-founder XCVI, 70

Marik Zeltzer, who cofounded the XCVI brand with his wife, Gita, died on Feb. 23 after suffering a heart attack. He was 70 years old.

New President Named at Mountain Hardwear

After more than six months of searching for a new president, John Walbrecht has been appointed to take over the top job at Mountain Hardwear.

Ross Stores Supplier in L.A. Ordered to Pay $212,000 in Back Wages

A Los Angeles manufacturer that supplies garments for Ross Stores has been ordered to pay $212,000 in back wages for employees of 13 of its subcontractors after the labor department found YN had violated requirements for minimum wage and overtime, according to a labor department release.

D&A to Launch U.S.–Made Concept in Partnership With N.Y. Economic Development Group

At the September run of Designers and Agents in New York, a new concept will bow showcasing designs that are made in New York.

Wolves + Wildflowers: T-shirts for the Bad Girl

The Wolves + Wildflowers young contemporary brand, which will roll out later this year, was inspired by the girl who likes bad boys, said Tina Rani, a cofounder of the Huntington Beach, Calif.–based label.