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Matiere Pops at Concept 8366 1/2

What a wild summer it has been for the Matiere label; New York Fashion Week, winning an award at Tents at Project and on Aug. 29, the label started a pop up shop at Concept 8366 1/2 in Los Angeles.

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Shiekh Shoes' Crooks & Castle's Party

The Crooks & Castles crew dropped by Shiekh Shoe's Legacy Level shop in downtown Los Angeles for an art party.

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The Bloc: Tear the Roof Off

Update - and look- at The Bloc in downtown Los Angeles. The compound's roof was torn off to make way for an open-air center which will take a bow in late 2015. Here's a look at the roofless building now.

John Eshaya Moving to The Village at Westfield Topanga


After 18 months running a JET John Eshaya specialty boutique near Los Angeles’ Fairfax District, founder John Eshaya confirmed that he will move the shop to the upcoming The Village at Westfield Topanga.

Offprice Growing

Trade Shows

This was a year of growth for the off-price market, and it was a time when more retailers wanted a piece of the market in which apparel is sold for 20 percent to 70 percent below wholesale prices.

Agenda: Wrapping Up the Season

Trade Show

The summer season for the Agenda trade show seems like a fast-paced sprint.

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Liberty: Freedom of Point of View


Attendee traffic increased 7 percent over last year at the Liberty Fashion & Lifestyle Fairs during the show’s Aug 17–19 run at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas.

Capsule’s New America

Trade Show

It was a time for new sections at Capsule, one of the Modern Assembly shows, which ran in the Sands Expo & Convention Center and The Venetian Aug. 17–19.

Rebecca Minkoff Flagship Joins Tech & Service With a Touch


Since e-commerce business started skyrocketing nearly a decade ago, bricks-and-mortar retailers have wondered how they could inject the best of the e-commerce experience into physical stores.

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Ayumi Shibata At Emerging Designers

Ayumi Shibata's / eis / line made an appearance at the Emerging Designers section of WWDMAGIC recently. Shibata's cocoon capes look a bit avant garde, and she hand draws prints for her kimonos with Native American and Americana styles. Take a look.

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