Girls! Girls! Girls!
Dita Von Teese Dropped by Faire Frou Frou & The Welcome Committee were Pinup Girls
LA's West Third Street
Keeping Independent Flavor
After almost a decade of selling high-end suiting and casual clothes for men and women at 461 N. Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, Italian fashion house Etro will move its boutique down the street to 9501 Wilshire Blvd.
Musician Jake Simpson played 1970s pop-funk hits and Umami Burger sliders were served at a Sept. 24 party at the Gap store at Los Angeles retail center The Grove.
LA Fashion Week
Los Angeles Fashion Week prides itself on diversity, but when it starts in October, two separate events will be named Designer and the Muse.
Men’s fashion, showrooms, Ping-Pong. It all will be part of the debut Los Angeles Men’s Market Initiative.
Nordstrom Inc. opened a full-line store at the Americana at Brand in Glendale, Calif., after being located across the street at the Glendale Galleria.
Dita Von Teese
Call it the return of the overwire in lingerie
Kate Spade Saturday, the younger concept collection from New York brand Kate Spade, just recently opened a store on Los Angeles’ West Third Street.
Mayfair House, a multi-line apparel, accessories, home-décor and gift retailer in West Hollywood, Calif., has filed a lawsuit against the city of West Hollywood over its recently enacted ban on the sale of apparel made with fur.
A group of Los Angeles–headquartered men’s fashion showrooms partnered to put together a new, independent trade event, the Los Angeles Men’s Market Initiative, which will debut during Los Angeles Fashion Market.
So Cal Retail
Nordstrom Inc. opened a full-line store at the Americana at Brand in Glendale, Calif.
Lights, Music, Do Art!
Showroom Building, LA Mart, Opens New Creative Space, Maker City LA
Birthday for a Wolford Star
Wolford’s Velvet de Luxe Tights Celebrates 25th
SCP’s Parisian Photo Shoot
South Coast Plaza Celebrates 2013 by Shooting its Fall 2013 Portfolio in Paris
Swim / Surf
Beleaguered surf giant Billabong International Ltd. shifted gears in its bailout.
Contemporary mall retailer Bebe Stores Inc., headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area, hired a new slate of executives earlier this year to orchestrate a turnaround. The first order of business is bringing back the sex appeal.
MACY'S NEW LOOK
The Ratkovich Co. will invest $160 million to renovate Macy’s Plaza
It's Not Vandalism!
Hey, it's a porta potty with graffiti. No, It's a dressing room at Kitson!
Extra's Renee Bargh to Host the All Aboard...LA Fashion Platform Event
Hermès Rodeo Remodel
West Coast flagship Labor Day weekend opened
On Sept. 21, West Hollywood, Calif., will become the only city in America where selling clothing made with fur is a crime.
Not Your Grandmother’s Hermès
Paris-Based Heritage Brand Hermès Opens Exquisite Flagship On Rodeo Drive.
Wildfox CEO Calls Sexual-Exploitation Lawsuit 'Baseless' Attempt to Garner 'Large Financial Settlement'
Jimmy Sommers, chief executive officer of Wildfox Couture LLC, refuted charges in a sexual exploitation case that was filed against him in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles.
High End Design, Up Close
High End Design In Intimate Setting, said new management for Designer and the Muse
Beyond the borders of baseball caps
Jimmy Sommers, chief executive officer of the prominent Wildfox Couture LLC label, headquartered in Los Angeles, has been sued by a Florida woman who alleges Sommers offered fraudulent promises of employment in exchange for sex.
Designer Max Noce has opened a new boutique Sunset blvd
Gap Inc. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Glenn K. Murphy reported being pleased with “Reserve in Store,” the sprawling San Francisco–based retail giant’s recent test of its omni-channel retail program, and he is considering expanding the test to more locations.
When opening a store, the most experienced retailers will fight for the real estate on the busiest corner. Not Meredith Kaplan.
Despite signs that the Chinese economy slowed down this summer, Chinese tourism in California is skyrocketing, and retailers are making efforts to make sure the tourists’ sightseeing includes spending a lot of money at the mall.
Emerging Designers Compete in Open Runway
Baci's New Corset Line
Model Ashley Harris in Baci Lingerie Photoshoot
Boardwalk Empire Meets French Revolution
L.A. Designer Jen Awad Shifts Gears from Rock 'N' Roll Inspiration
It’s been tough for teen retailers recently, but Pacific Sunwear of California Inc. broke from the pack when it announced Aug. 29 positive same-store sales for the second quarter of its 2013 fiscal year.
Claire Pettibone’s New LA HQ Is a Castle
The Rage! The Stylish Footwear!
Brian Lichtenberg sparked controversy with T-shirts. Just wait for the footwear
Lots of L.A. Designers
Kitson's Soft Opening at Beverly Center Weekend of Aug. 24
Window Display For Marriage Equality
Bridalwear Label St. Pucchi's Window Display for Marriage Equality
In its second season with show director Kenny Mac at the helm, Project MVMNT again unveiled a youth-focused show, which ran Aug. 19–21 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center.
Sam Ben-Avraham became a star on the trade show scene when he produced Project, which was acquired by Advanstar, MAGIC's parent company, in 2005.
Aligning with Liberty Fairs and Agenda in the Modern Assembly league of shows at the Sands Expo was a coup for Edina Sultanik, co-owner of the Capsule show.
When Agenda wrapped up its inaugural Las Vegas show at the Sands Expo, Agenda President Aaron Levant felt like running a victory lap.
West Hollywood Boutique Owner Rolling Out Shops
Nir Zilberman Opens ES Collection Shop, Moves LA Jock and Promises To Open Two Other Stores.
Fall '13 In Store? Time To Party
Nudie Jeans Co. Celebrates Its Fall '13 Looks with rock band Harriet
Kin Boutique is Growing Up
Darrel Adams' Kin Los Angeles boutique is growing up
Preview of the Galleria's Bloomingdale's Nov. 8 Debut
Bloomingdale's to Glendale Galleria. They celebrate with Fall Fashion Extravaganza
A dust-up between the high-end Americana at Brand shopping center and Rite Aid drugstores has taken a new legal turn.
After establishing three stores in New York, Haute Hippie, a 5-year-old women's contemporary label, is headed west.
Men's Salon on the Sales Floor
John Allan's Mixes Salons and Fashion Retail