Cabana, the high-end swim and beach lifestyle trade show, will sail into Newport Beach, Calif., for its first West Coast show, set for Aug. 13–14, said Janet Wong, the show director and co-founder of Cabana.
The Point - a park-like retail center in El Segundo, Calif. - celebrated its opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony on July 30. Lou & Grey, a sister store to Ann Taylor and Loft - opened its 8th store at The Point. Check it out.
Models Miranda Kerr and Chanel Iman graced the opening party of the Zimmermann brand flagship in the exclusive Melrose Place enclave in Los Angeles. The party took place July 29.
Women’s fashion label Lila Clothing Co. wanted to make a bigger splash in its hometown of Los Angeles, so in June it opened a showroom at the California Market Center in downtown Los Angeles’ Fashion District, said Ricardo Lee, the company’s sales director.
Black & White World
In a new capsule collection, Michael Costello took a small detour from the colorful gowns that he had become known for since appearing on season eight of the fashion reality show “Project Runway.”
Swim’s Little Black Dress
For Brooke Taylor Corcia, one thing missing from women’s swimwear was its version of the little black dress, so her pure-play e-commerce shop, The Dreslyn, headquartered in Los Angeles, worked with emerging lingerie label Land of Women to make it.
Hemingway and Sons
For Toby Burke Hemingway, there are enough high-end men’s stores in Los Angeles. “We wanted stuff that was practical and affordable,” he said.
San Francisco–headquartered ModCloth has been one of the innovators in the pure-play e-commerce space, but the women’s clothing retailer announced new angles to its way of doing business.
Colombian brand Maaji sported an activewear look when it produced its July 19 runway show at Funkshion Fashion Week in Miami Beach. Check it out.
In a couple of big tents by the Atlantic Ocean, the Cabana trade show provided a busy and easygoing forum for fashion swimwear brands during the Miami SwimShow.