The Cooper Design Space will host an exhibition of photographer Jamie Johnson’s new series, titled “Vices, or I will Not…”
David Meister had operated under the Kellwood umbrella for 15 years under a licensing agreement that will not be renewed.
Fashion As Social Commentary?
Jeremy Scott’s Fall collection for Moschino appears to be inspired by a certain fast-food behemoth.
Le Frenchlab launched in August and is distributing and marketing the “new generation” of French designers, said founder Emmanuelle Rienda.
Four-year-old “Mayhem” Keiser designs paper copies of some very high-profile dresses.
Los Angeles–based Robert Kaufman Fabrics has a new design called Urban Toile, which features sights of LA.
Red Carpet Runway
In anticipation of the March 2 Academy Awards red carpet, designers Nick Verreos and David Paul hosted a red-carpet runway presentation of their Nikolaki collection
Costume Designer Gala
The Costume Designers Guild celebrated its 16th awards ceremony with a Beverly Hills gala Feb. 22 featuring plenty of celebrities and costume designers—and plenty of shared jokes between the two.
The outlook is encouraging after the recent run of apparel, accessories and sourcing trade shows in Las Vegas, where many exhibitors reported upbeat buyers ready to place orders for Immediate through Fall deliveries.
Amid the more than 130 lingerie, sleepwear and loungewear brands exhibiting at theCurveNV Las Vegas show Feb. 17–18 at The Venetian were 30 new companies.
Buyers looking for upscale menswear, womenswear and accessories turned out for the Feb. 17–19 run of MRket, Stitch and Accessories The Show at the Sands Expo & Convention Center.
Exhibitors at the Feb. 18–20 run of WWDMAGIC at the Las Vegas Convention Center reported upbeat retailers from across the country and the world turning out to place orders for Immediate, Summer and Fall deliveries.
Los Angeles–area menswear maker James Campbell Brands has been acquired by New York–based Hampshire Group Ltd. from Maverick J LLC, a Rick Solomon Co.
New York–based business application software provider Infor has launched Infor Fashion Product Lifecycle Management to help apparel makers connect all product development functions along the supply chain.
Bologna, Italy–based men’s and women’s collection Imperial has been on a growth track since its launch in 1978 by Adriano Aere and Emilia Giberti.
When field testing its newly introduced Taurus II leather-cutting system, Gerber Technology found the system improved yield results by as much as 10 percent over manual or die cutting.
Show Coverage in Las Vegas
Domestic and international retailers navigated the more than 20 events held across the city at this week's Las Vegas apparel, accessories and sourcing shows.
Textile Trade Show
Première Vision S.A. is growing its portfolio of upscale textile and trim trade shows, which includes Première Vision, Indigo, Expofil, Modamont, Tissu Premier and Fatex, with the addition of leather and fur trade show the Cuir à Paris.
Spotted on the Showfloor
Los Angeles brand Sub_Urban Riot recently got a nice shout out for one of its new T-shirt styles when Beyonce posted a Twitter selfie wearing Sub_Urban Riot’s “Kale” shirt.
Cone Denim is in Las Vegas this week with the latest in its lineup of denim made from recycled plastic bottles.
Color forecaster Pantone unveiled a new line of menwear called Pantone Colorwear during the recent New York Fashion Week.
Fashion Bookstore founders Bill and Linda Golant sold the business to longtime employees Yolanda Bragg and Rina Castro.
Brands and retailers looking at the transparency of their supply chain often hit a stumbling block when it came to their chemical suppliers.
Premium Fashion Made Here, Not There
The Federation Design Studio outline the new company’s Made-in-America ethos
New York–based Computer Generated Solutions has introduced a new point-of-sale application for Microsoft Dynamics AX Retail, which is compatible with Apple iPod and iPhone mobile devices.
La Tres Lingerie
When Tray Hayslette decided to open a lingerie store in Southern California, she chose a space on Main Street in downtown LA.
Los Angeles tech company Styku has a Fit Visualizer widget, which retailers can add to their existing e-commerce site to help consumers "visualize" the correct size and fit of a garment.
New York–based business solutions provider Simparel Inc. named fashion-industry veteran John Robinson as senior vice president of sales and marketing.
German denim brand Mustang Jeans has selected Los Gatos, Calif.–based Centric Software Inc. for its new product lifecycle management system.
French technology solutions and equipment provider Lectra named Edouard Macquin to its executive committee.
“Shark Tank,” the reality show competition that pairs entrepreneurs with investors (a.k.a. “the sharks”) is heading to the WWDMAGIC show in Las Vegas later this month.
Kingpins—the boutique denim trade show with editions in New York, Los Angeles and Hong Kong—is putting its Los Angeles show on hiatus while it concentrates on launching its newest show in Amsterdam.
Members of the apparel industry are on the front line of many industry issues, such as proposed trade agreements and pending legislation, but often they have limited access to elected officials to voice concerns or share their insight. Now there’s an app for that.
Los Angeles–based technology solution provider Tukatech has introduced a new contest to encourage Tukatech users to visit the company’s Tip of the Week page.
Despite inclement weather, the boutique denim trade show was held at The Tunnel in New York’s Chelsea district.
New York saw more than a foot of snowfall on opening day of the Jan. 20–23 run of Texworld USA.
Actress and singer Zooey Deschanel has teamed up with the Tommy Hilfiger Group to create a capsule dress and accessories collection called To Tommy, From Zooey.
Banana Republic will release a collection created in partnership with Finnish design house Marimekko in May.
An instructor at Parsons has created a watch that tells you what time it is with smell.
Epson America Inc.
Epson is expanding its dye sublimation offerings with the Epson SureColor F7170.
LA Fashion Market
The recent January market exceeded expectations for many showroom owners and reps.
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.
After 93 years in business, off-price retailer Loehmann’s is closing.
Eden Eco & Little Eden
Emily Fioravanti is inspired by her years living in Santa Cruz and surfing iconic West Coast surf spots.
Ortiz Industry has the sophisticated look of a contemporary men’s and women’s line but is engineered to perform.
The Clio Awards, the international advertising, design and communications competition, will launch a new awards program just for fashion, beauty, retail and accessories.
A Portuguese champagne cork maker has developed a process for making cork flexible enough to sew into accessories.
Add the Capsule trade show to Reed Exhibitions’ portfolio of more than 500 events around the world, including the Agenda trade show, in which Reed acquired a stake in 2012.
Former NYDJ executive Leslie Singer has been named president of Sam Edelman Apparel, a new division at Kellwood Co., formed through a new partnership between Kellwood and Sam Edelman, which is owned by the Brown Shoe Co.
Carl Jones will officially relaunch Cross Colours at the Jan. 7–8 run of the Agenda trade show in Long Beach, Calif.