The Gucci flagship on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, Calif. unveiled a major remodel in 2014. Looks like the flagship is going for another round.
More brands are betting on downtown Los Angeles. Theory and Vans are slated to open stores in the neighborhood by Fall.
Surf Is Dead started more than one year ago to tweek surfwear back to its rebellious, experimental spirit. Recently, it unveiled a pop-up at Bodega in Row DTLA in Los Angeles.
With the help of Maui and Sons, American Eagle Outfitters is going surf.
After a four-year run in the Beverly Boulevard shopping district of Los Angeles, Oak NYC closed its 4,500-square-foot boutique earlier this month and relocated to the Row DTLA enclave in downtown Los Angeles.
The future of the fashion job market is green, said Lauren Becker, the fashion department coordinator at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa, Calif.
American Rag Cie is going to the Persian Gulf and possibly points beyond.
After a 12-year run, the Kardashians are closing up shop and getting out of the retail-store business.
Hip hop collective Brockhampton played a critically lauded set at Coachella this month. On June 30, the Los Angeles-based group is going to headline the Agenda Festival, it was recently announced.
Earth Day 2018 has come and gone, but a bunch of sustainable clothing designers are hosting events on what’s new in the sustainable clothing market during Fashion Revolution Week.
“You get to see how regional fashion can be,” Taylor said.
After 20 years or so in fashion, Belgian designers An Vandevorst and Filip Arickx published a book about their work....and teamed up with outre designer B Åkerlund for a T-shirt line, which was introduced at Opening Ceremony in Los Angeles and New York City.
FMNC Busy Despite Snow
Snow and hail fell on parts of the San Francisco Bay Area on April 16, but it didn’t put much of a damper on business at the Fashion Market Northern California trade show, vendors and show management said.
Last year, Kore Collective formally launched its business with a website that focused on emerging and established activewear brands for the fitness buff who wants everything cool in workout gear.
E-emporium Revolve threw the Revolve Festival with Moët & Chandon party outside of Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival this weekend.
During the bustling Art Walk in Downtown Los Angeles on April 12, Manuel Jackson turned the SixHundred boutique into Past Present Future.
Apparel subcontractor cited for not paying minimum wage for goods destined for Charlotte Russe.
Designer Cynthia Rowley traveled to Malibu, Calif. recently for the opening of her self-named Cynthia Rowley store in the Malibu Lumber Yard retail center.
Liberty Fashion & Lifestyle Fairs announced it acquired the Capsule trade show from Reed Exhibitions for an undisclosed amount.
Retail sales for March faced some obstacles this year, but they came in better than expected.
Billabong International’s last day of trading on the Australian Securities Exchange was April 9, bringing an end to a major round of acquisitions in the surfwear market.
LVMH Buys on Rodeo
Vacancy is common for most retail streets under attack from e-commerce competitors, but not Rodeo Drive. There is hardly a vacant space on the hoity-toity retail shopping district in Beverly Hills, Calif. When real-estate news is made on the street, it makes a splash.
After Quiksilver Inc. emerged from bankruptcy and changed its corporate name to Boardriders Inc last year, it promised a Boardriders flagship store in Malibu, Calif. We waited, we waited, and waited…until late March
Mario De La Torre introduced Purpose, the Fall/Winter 2018 collection from his self-named Mario De La Torre label at Style Fashion Week Palm Springs April 7. But he could have called the show Proposal.
OC Fashion Week ran last week in different venues in the Orange County towns of Newport Beach, Costa Mesa and Irvine.
With an opening night concert from 1980s pop wonders Missing Persons tonight, Style Fashion Week will mark a return to Palm Springs.
Men’s clothier Haggar Clothing Co. announced it purchased certain assets of San Francisco Bay Area menswear company Kizan International Inc., whose label is Louis Raphael.
For retailers, 2018 is going to be another year for big discounts as consumers see their wallets shrink from rising healthcare costs that are eating into their discretionary income.
After five years of working to rehab The Bloc retail center in downtown Los Angeles, The Ratkovich Co. has sold its interest in the venture to its partner, National Real Estate Advisors, for an unspecified amount. Blue Vista Capital remains on board.
On the fashion radar for juniors next year will be brightly colored T-shirts, pops of Glen-plaid designs printed on key items and more distressed denim.
New Denim Line
With little fanfare, veteran denim designer Eero Gathers recently joined the Los Angeles label Socialite and was given the job to create a denim line for the 8-year-old womenswear collection.
The Tomas Maier label runs two New York City stores, it recently opened a temporary shop at 8379 Melrose Ave. in Los Angeles
The Champion brand has been stretching its proverbial feet lately.
The lingerie label Honey Birdette started out in Australia in 2006 as a tiny boutique in Brisbane’s West End—a hip area known for its bars and ethnic restaurants. Over time, the label grabbed people’s attention by selling to bachelorette parties that visited the store.
Vendor space was sold out at the LA Men’s Market for its March 27–28 run at the California Market Center.
Shareholders of Billabong International Limited approved a merger with rival Boardriders Inc., putting an end to protests by Billabong’s dissident shareholders.
Desert Hills Premium Outlets, the gargantuan outlet mall between Los Angeles and Palm Springs, recently announced it would be adding 5,000 square feet of retail space at its shopping center in Cabazon, Calif.
Product Lifecycle Management is considered a way to get different teams of people to work on a project through one software program. Centric Software, headquartered in California’s Silicon Valley, is aiming to allow many more people to get involved in a project.
When you think of fashion from the 1980s and 1990s, the Z.Cavaricci brand might come to mind.
‘Tis the season for major mall renovations. HHLA - formerly known as Promenade at Howard Hughes Center - is doing an art show along with its $30 million remodel
Towne by ElyseWalker will debut in September at the upcoming Palisades Village district in Los Angeles' Pacific Palisades neighborhood.
Brands making cool clothes for staff at trade shows. Seen it. Trade shows selling the cool clothes to the public. That’s unique, and that’s the way LA Men’s Market will start its run on March 27-28 at the California Market Center.
Candiani says it is the "greenest textile company in the Blue World." It held an 80th birthday party in L.A.
Bet on the jeans obsessive to know where to find the best denim. Rely on a high fashion fanatic to point you to where to find the most unique gown. If you think like Simon Beckerman, don’t stop until you can make a purchase from an inspired fashion nerd’s well curated collection.
At the beginning of the year, the NuOrder business-to-business e-commerce platform worked with the Agenda trade show to produce a digital extension of the event.
Novelty has always been important to the T-shirt market, but in the past 12 months the Lira brand has been focusing more on the concept.
The days of selling clothing on e-commerce with still photographs are considered boring to Tina and Bryan Moore, who recently launched the e-platform TalkShopLive.
Main Street in Santa Monica, Calif. is a fashion boutique street. Some new boutiques have moved in.
After a career of making gowns inspired by empresses and gypsies, Los Angeles fashion veteran Sue Wong was honored with a lifetime achievement award from Art Hearts Fashion Week on March 16.
The period of beta testing for the app of e-tailer HelpJess.com officially wrapped up on March 17. HelpJess founder Simon La Barrie produced a demonstration of his site’s ‘show & sell’ retail.