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Oak + Fort's DTLA Party

The Oak + Fort brand opened a boutique at Westfield Century City in West Los Angeles earlier this month. But the brand came to downtown Los Angeles to party on April 27.

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Reformation’s Yael Aflalo Shows Off Eco-Factory

Los Angeles' Reformation brand moved into a new, eco-factory in November. On Earth Day brand founder Yael Aflalo gave a tour.

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Noon Goons: From SoCal Punk to High End Design

Noon Goons

SewCal is a production company in downtown Los Angeles’ Fashion District. Its founder, Kurt Narmore, moonlights as the designer for high-end men’s contemporary line Noon Goons, which is moving from an inspiration of Southern California concrete to a continental sophistication.

Robertson Boulevard Looks for a Revival

Retail

Kim Kardashian was photographed at Cuvée restaurant on Los Angeles’ Robertson Boulevard recently. The paparazzi shooting a much-gossiped-about celebrity walking the retail street brought back memories of Robertson’s glory days. It was a decade ago when buses filled with tourists spotted starlets shopping on the street and top retailers engaged in bidding wars for storefronts.

LRG Acquired by Mad Engine

Manufacturing

Lifted Research Group, a popular Irvine, Calif.– headquartered urban streetwear brand was acquired by licensed apparel company Mad Engine LLC.

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Reported Shooting in Fashion District

Los Angeles Police Department continued to search for a suspect after shots were fired in the the Fashion District.

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Incase To DTLA

The barricade is up. The semi-official word is out. Incase is going to move to downtown Los Angeles.

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Meet B. James

With looks such as a Shell Toe Adidas dress and leather jackets with pops of color, Brandon James showed 40 looks from his B. James line.

Bebe to Liquidate Stores

Retail

Bebe Stores Inc. announced April 21 that it will liquidate its stores and inventory housed in those stores.

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FCI’s Spring Bricolage Student Fashion Show

Spring Bricolage

Daniel Feld was a “Project Runway” star who now teaches at FCI Fashion School in downtown Los Angeles.

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