Deborah Belgum

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Organization Urges Trump Administration to Include Apparel and Made-Up Textiles in Next Round of Chinese Tariffs

Import/Export

As the trade war between the United States and China intensifies, members of the National Council of Textile Organizations have been urging the Trump administration to include apparel and certain textile items in the next round of tariffs.

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Fashion Students at Santa Monica College Present LA Mode 2019

Asian Boho

The fashion students at Santa Monica College showcased an eclectic mix of styles that was heavy on recycled denim.

New Brand Is the Next Chapter for Lubov Azria

Manufacturing

For more than 25 years, Lubov Azria was the creative force behind the well-known California contemporary label BCBGMaxAzria.

Three Dots Acquired by Los Angeles Manufacturer

Three Dots, the Southern California brand of women’s contemporary knit tops and other apparel that abruptly closed its doors in April, has been acquired by FAM Brands.

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Fabletics Has a New Dance Partner

Athleisure

Fabletics taps dancer and celeb Maddie Ziegler for a new capsule collection.

Mexican Tariffs Are Off for Now but Manufacturers Still Cautious

Import/Export

The Trump administration’s threat to impose a 5 percent tariff on all goods imported from Mexico did not go into effect on June 10 as threatened.

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Moschino Does the Monster Mash for Its Men’s and Women’s Collections

Moschino’s Monster Mash

Creative director Jeremy Scott did his own interpretation of Resort and Spring for the Italian brand Moschino.

Southern California Ports Tell a Tale of Two Traffic Stories

Import/Export

Business at Southern California’s seaports has been looking a little schizophrenic.

Guess Sees Net Loss With Revenues Increasing in the First Quarter

Retail

Carlos Alberini, the new chief executive of Guess?, Inc., was celebrating more than four months on the job with financial news from the Los Angeles company’s first quarter of 2020.

Black & White Ball Honors Two Outstanding Individuals at Fund-Raising

Events

Some 450 guests gathered June 1 at the recently opened InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown hotel for a fund-raising event benefiting the respiratory hospital National Jewish Health in Denver.

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