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.
Ortiz Industry has the sophisticated look of a contemporary men’s and women’s line but is engineered to perform.
On Jan. 7, Robert C. Skinner Jr. was appointed the new CEO of Not Your Daughter’s Jeans, a blue-jeans company now called NYDJ and based in Vernon, Calif.
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.
Apparel production in the United States saw an 8.5 percent jump in 2012 over 2011 as American shoppers focused more on buying domestically made clothing.
It’s no secret that the fashion industry is a labor-intensive business in California that is fueled by the availability of foreign workers in various sectors of the industry.
Carl Jones will officially relaunch Cross Colours at the Jan. 7–8 run of the Agenda trade show in Long Beach, Calif.
Mel Matsui, denim expert and founder, Simply Blue, Christopher Blue, Indigo Hand and Pulp
Ringing in the new year means ringing in a raft of new employment laws that take effect on Jan. 1.
Most people know Carlos Arias as the blue-jeans guy. For several years, he was president of Guatemala-based American Denimatrix, the largest blue-jeans manufacturer in Central America.
Just days after Fifth & Pacific Companies announced it was selling Lucky Brand Jeans to a Los Angeles private-investment firm, Carlos Alberini has been tapped to be the new chief executive.
Alameda Square—the business complex in downtown Los Angeles that houses American Apparel, Splendid and Ella Moss, Groceries Apparel, and HauteLook’s photo studio—has added another fashion tenant: Los Angeles–based e-tailer GoJane.
The editors of California Apparel News look at the top indicators for the past year to distill the industry’s recovery by the numbers.
California may be the apparel manufacturing center of the country, but the region continued to shed apparel manufacturing and textile jobs in 2013.
Los Angeles blue-jeans company Not Your Daughter’s Jeans has been sold to a group of New York investors in a multi-million-dollar deal that closes in early January.
The American Apparel & Footwear Association, the giant trade group in Arlington, Va., that represents apparel and footwear companies as well as retailers, announced on Monday that its president and chief executive, Kevin Burke, will be resigning on Jan. 21 to take a new job.