There is no Louis Vuitton boutique at Westfield Century City. But a pop-up exhibition on the history of the French fashion house recently rolled into the center
Katin threw 90th birthday party for Sato Hughes, one of the pioneers of boardshorts style.
A giant Zara opened in Beverly Center today. The Webster is scheduled to open in 2020.
It's called Propaganda Agency, but Jack Watkins promises that there's nothing iffy with the materials in his new men's line.
Ron Robinson: 40 Years
Ron Robinson said the late 1960s were an exhilarating time to be in the retail business in Los Angeles.
The National Retail Federation said that retail sales in April showed a 2.8 percent year-over-year increase in the U.S retail market, excluding auto sales, gasoline stations and restaurants.
After spending time designing handbags and women’s ready-to-wear, Sophia Tezel-Tzelepis last year decided to branch out to denim with a label called Sophia.
Woodbury University presented its 54th annual fashion show, called “InnerVision,” which focused on the connection between emotion and fashion.
Almost one year after juniors retailer Wet Seal was acquired by investment firm Gordon Brothers, the now online-only retailer announced a new collaboration called Niki + Gabi for Wet Seal.
Keeping pace with a busy trade-show schedule is exciting but exhausting. At the end of a day spent running between appointments, making new connections, visiting with longtime partners and negotiating deals, enjoying a delicious meal or strolling around a unique shop is the perfect way to recharge.
Surf is up for Agenda trade show and Stab magazine.
Swim Week is an annual event packed with fashion shows and trade shows in Miami Beach, Fla.
Bye, Brooks Brothers
After a 15-year run on luxe shopping street Rodeo Drive, Brooks Brothers is scheduled to move from its two-story building on Aug. 1, with the property being put up for sale for $300 million.
Sustainable fashion has long been criticized as being unable to go beyond the category of basics. Kelly Wang Shanahan hopes that her sustainable brand Ziran can bust that theory.
Probably no one ever called compression socks sexy, much less stylish.But entrepreneur Andrew Ferenci saw opportunity in the stodgy sock.
Emo Nite runs rock clubs in more than 30 cities. It also rocks a lot of clothing merch.
Downtown Los Angeles’ Noon Goons made a splash last year when it made clothes inspired by the Southern California punk scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s. Now it’s going for West Coast jazz.
You may have met Deeso when he worked at Crooks & Castles' flagship stores. Recently, he opened a space for his own brand in DTLA.
A Nordstrom Rack will be coming to The Vineyards, a shopping center under construction in Porter Ranch, which is nestled in the northwest section of Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley.
After years of being surrounded by pixels and algorithms in the tech industry, Scott Carter was ready for a change. His next career move was to transition to the fashion industry and start a new label called Kiln.
More than 10 years ago, the idea of wearing secondhand clothes or vintage garb carried a certain stigma, according to some style watchers, but that no longer holds true. The fashion market is changing.
After producing a fashion show at last February’s New York Fashion Week, “Project Runway” winner Kentaro Kameyama went back to class. He produced a fashion show at the FCI Fashion School in Los Angeles, where he works as an instructor.
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.