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The Hundreds X Haiti

Streetwear loves satire, but that doesn't mean it is fashion for jerks. Enter The Hundreds X Haiti.

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New Market For Fashion Crafters

Described as ‘Etsy meets brick and mortar,” the Odd Market at Casa Vertigo will take a bow on Sept. 21, at Casa Vertigo at 1828 Oak Street in downtown Los Angeles.

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Cooper’s Art Above The Streets

Homeowners, businesses, aesthetes have all registered mighty complained about billboards as blocking their views, causing car crashes or being eyesores. But London-based artist Robert Montgomery sees beauty in the billboard. A show of his billboard art was curated in Cooper Design Space's Gateway Gallery.

Apple, Macy’s Debut Digital Wallets

Technology

To great fanfare, Apple introduced its digital wallet, Apple Pay, on Sept. 9. However, more retailers are getting into the mobile payments market.

West Hollywood’s Fur Ban to Be Changed

Retail

The city of West Hollywood, Calif., passed the first municipal fur ban in the United States in 2013, and since then the ban has been the subject of legal action.

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Clubbing at Macy’s Glamorama 2014

Nightclub in Hollywood

After playing at the Burning Man festival in the harsh Nevada desert over the Labor Day weekend, Paul Oakenfold performed trance music Sept. 9 at the Create Nightclub in Hollywood, Calif., for Macy’s Passport Presents Glamorama 2014.

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Announcing Outerknown Brand

Kelly Slater

Kelly Slater, surf champ and former public face of Quiksilver, announced his new brand, Outerknown, which will debut for Fall 2015.

Twitter Launches the Buy Button

Retail

Twitter’s move into business has been anticipated for more than a year, and on Sept. 8, it became official. The social-media site unveiled a “buy” button, which will allow people to make online purchases without leaving the site.

Shawmut Wraps Up Rodeo Projects With Louis Vuitton, Saint Laurent, Gucci

Retail

Boston-headquartered construction company Shawmut Design and Construction has worked on many projects on iconic shopping street Rodeo Drive over the years, including the building of shops Tory Burch, Tom Ford and Jimmy Choo.

Thomas Announces Plans to Re-merchandise Wet Seal

Retail

A week after juniors retailer Wet Seal Inc. announced that Ed Thomas would return as its chief executive officer, Thomas presided over a conference call with Wall Street analysts on Sept. 10.

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