A new fashion boutique, Voodoo, opened Dec. 15 near the intersection of 9th and Broadway in downtown Los Angeles.
While you’re having fun snowboarding, Trey Humphries wants you to think a little bit about the wider world.
Almost every designer will tell you that if you look good, you will feel more confident. It’s one reason why the Los Angeles non-profit Haute Healing produced a clothing and beauty drive for people who may need a boost.
About six years ago, Cult Gaia was a go-to label for the festival girl. Things have changed a bit.
The Future of Retail
Los Angeles has become one of the world’s leading centers for retail experimentation.
Even though bricks-and-mortar retail is supposed to be dead, retail-real-estate vacancy rates in Los Angeles County are low.
It’s been a solid year financially for Gap Inc., which calls itself the largest specialty retailer in the United States.
The chief executive of Macy’s Inc., Jeff Gennette, spent 2018 with a mission to reshape the department-store chain with technology and new in-store experiences that would attract shoppers.
Reed Exhibitions gave a vote of confidence to its consumer-focused event ComplexCon, recently saying it would expand the show to Chicago after producing the pop-up retail market and hip-hop concert event in Long Beach, Calif., for a few years.
Supermodel Maggie Rizer appeared as one of the ‘Perfect Icons’ of modeling on the Sept. 2014 issue of Vogue Japan. Recently, she opened the boutique M by Maggie Rizer.
With red-board buildings designed to evoke rural marketplaces of USA and England in the past, Brentwood Country Mart recently marked its 70th anniversary.
Frank and Angela Rodriguez design high-end, made-to-measure clothes with a streetwear edge for their atelier Victorious 22. On Dec. 6, the Rodriguezes focused on philanthropy.
November retail sales jumped 8.8 percent, paving the way for a very good holiday season.
The retail world is kicking into high gear when it comes to opening new locations on the Westside of Los Angeles.
In 2017, the Agenda trade show made a bold and unique move for a big business-to-business trade show by producing a consumer day.
No major high-end retail center has been developed in Los Angeles County since the Americana at Brand open-air shopping hub was introduced 10 years ago in Glendale, Calif.
The surf industry sailed into uncharted waters earlier this year when two of its top brands and historic rivals joined forces.
The Ron Robinson stores on Los Angeles’ Melrose Avenue and in Santa Monica, Calif., made it through harsh recessions and weathered tough changes in the retail scene and are still around to talk about it.
The public loves watching Selena Gomez’s performances. Paparazzi love documenting her private life. Fashion people will soon find out if there is love for her clothing line Selena Gomez X Puma.
Los Angeles’ Pinup Girl Clothing brand makes a point of designing clothes for fearless women. Now, the brand made a movie about it.
Many Americans took second and third helpings of pumpkin pie at Thanksgiving. For those who want get back in shape stylishly, a group of independent activewear brands and wellness groups set up a pop-up shop in Santa Monica.
Emerald Expositions continues to look for a replacement for its longtime president and chief executive officer, David Loechner.
Black Friday Report
While more than 165 million Americans shopped online or in stores during the Black Friday weekend—which now extends from Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday—the numbers were down by nearly 10 million shoppers from 2017.
In the past year, organized retail crime has victimized 92 percent of retailers across the country, with Los Angeles taking the No. 2 spot, according to a recent survey released by the Washington, D.C.–based National Retail Federation.
Lingerie either is trying too hard to be sexy or it is dull and utilitarian, said Vy Nguyen, founder, designer and chief executive officer of Lolli, a Laguna Beach, Calif.–headquartered swimwear brand.
Rachel Zoe confessed the sparkly, glitzy look is a favorite.
Los Angeles' Maverick Surf Is Dead Brand made a special hoodie for the capsule collection curated by the Gap brand and GQ magazine.
Just before its fifth anniversary year passed, the Los Angeles-headquartered brand Buck Mason opened its fifth store.
Fashion designer Trinidad Garcia III, a former sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps, believes military-inspired fashion gets it all wrong.
Artistic images on prints and trendy silhouettes were part of the fashion show held at the Mash Gallery in downtown Los Angeles.
Rebecca Minkoff believes that retail is more than technology. It is that human connection that keeps customers walking through the door.
Fires are still blazing in devastated areas around Malibu, Calif., and Chico, Calif., as fashion companies answer the call to support recovery.
Elyse Walker held a reception for British line Saloni x Venyx.
Streetwear-and-fashion store Commonwealth is coming up on the first anniversary of its location at the edge of downtown Los Angeles’ Arts District.
A New Agenda
Agenda cancels traditional trade shows in Long Beach, Calif.
Fred Segal in West Hollywood, Calif., is getting a double shot of Ralph Lauren.
To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Ron Robinson boutique, the founder Ron Robinson unveiled a memoir called Years at a Nov. 15 party at his shop on Los Angeles’ Melrose Avenue.
Helena Legend jets around the globe and deejays in glitzy nightclubs. She also unveiled a fashion line.
Inside a photography studio just blocks away from the historic Sears building in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Boyle Heights, students from FCI Fashion School in Los Angeles displayed their creations after months of study.
With its distinctive green awning and its green-colored shopping bags, Carroll & Co. was a notable menswear player in Beverly Hills, Calif.
The economy continues to move along nicely as retail sales across the country were up 5.6 percent in October over last year, according to the National Retail Federation.
ReMode Rethinks Fashion
Sustainability has increasingly been a topic in fashion circles, but UBM, parent company of the MAGIC trade show, gambled that everything from eco clothing to responsible manufacturing could be the center of a trade event.
On the 50th anniversary of Jimi Hendrix's Electric Ladyland album, a fashion line inspired by the guitar master's style is planned to be rolled out.
With hundreds of residents evacuated, retailers have had to shut their doors at Malibu's major shopping spots.
It’s just a couple of weeks before the big shopping spree called Black Friday starts, why not start early?
Following a day of negotiating, viewing trends and investing in the fashions that will generate customer traffic, celebrating a trade-show victory is always in order.
Halloween was forecast to be robust for retailers, but October sales did not go beyond okay, according to Jeff Van Sinderen, a retail analyst for B.Riley FBR.
Smart Women’s Suiting
Casual Friday did not kill the women’s suit, said attorney and entrepreneur Sierra Elizabeth, who goes by the name Sierra E.
Once a blighted, sparsely populated warehouse area, downtown Los Angeles’ Arts District has blossomed with chic restaurants, creative office spaces and lofts.
Fashion in downtown Los Angeles’ Arts District does not always mean a new store.