Deborah Belgum

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Time to Vote in Student-Designed Vans Shoe Contest

Fashion

Some 3,000 high schools across the country participated in the Vans design contest to create a wild and crazy shoe with an artistic sense.

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Retailers Dry off From a Wet Winter to Attend Fashion Market Northern California

FMNC

Retailers weary of a soggy winter in Northern California were in a positive mood at the recent Fashion Market Northern California as they looked forward to a brighter summer and fall to entice customers through the do

Azrias Lose Out in Contract Dispute With BCBG

Manufacturing

A bankruptcy judge rules against Azrias in their contract dispute with BCBG.

Gap Outlines Five-Year Goal for Sustainable Fibers Use

Textiles

By the year 2021, Gap Inc. wants its Gap brand to be getting all its cotton from more sustainable sources.

Long-Term Licensing Agreement Signed With Calvin Klein

Manufacturing

Delta Galil Industries Ltd.—the Israeli company that recently purchased the Los Angeles contemporary brands 7 For All Mankind, Splendid and Ella Moss—announced that its Delta Galil USA subsidiary has signed a long-term licensing agreement with Calvin Klein Inc. to develop, manufacture, produce and distribute boys’ and girls’ underwear, sleepwear and socks.

Despite a Strong Economy, Retailers Are Being Hit Hard and Trying to Adjust

Finance

Even though the U.S. economy is predicted to be on sound footing this year, the stack of retailers closing their stores due to bankruptcies or slipping sales keeps piling up at an alarming rate.

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Spanish Espadrilles Get an LA Touch

Fashion

Pineapples and Love launches its first e-commerce site.

American Apparel and Los Angeles Apparel: A Tale of Two Labels Starting From Ground Zero

Manufacturing

As part of his apparel comeback, Dov Charney recently signed an exclusive partnership with TSC Apparel in Cincinnati, Ohio, to distribute his Los Angeles Apparel collection to screen printers and embroiderers in need of well-made blanks.

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Kevan Hall's Fall Fashion Collection

Fashion

Designer Kevan Hall looks to Sophia Loren for inspiration.

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Get Wrapped Up in the Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Contest

Fashion

Get ready to enter the 13th annual Cheap Chic Weddings Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Contest.

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