Deborah Belgum

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Rooftop Party at the Gerry Building Draws a Crowd

Los Angeles Market Week

Buyers get together for a sunset party with drinks, food and lots of dancing.

Byer California Closes Northern California Warehouse to Concentrate on Southern California Distribution Center

Manufacturing

Byer California, the long-time juniorswear manufacturer headquartered in San Francisco, is laying off 99 employees as it consolidates its Northern California warehouse with its Los Angeles distribution center.

Co-Working Creative Space to Open This Summer in the California Market Center

Trade Shows

Construction workers are just starting to put up the walls for a new co-working area by IgnitedSpaces, which will take up an entire floor in one of the California Market Center buildings.

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Sprawling LA Market Draws Wide Range of Buyers

LA Market

For many buyers and exhibitors, the March 13–16 run of Los Angeles Fashion Market was the last stop in a long trade-show season that included shows three weeks ago in Las Vegas and New York.

Apparel Manufacturer Sentenced to Federal Prison for Hiding Income in Israeli Banks

Legal

Masud Sarshar, known for taking a heritage workwear brand and converting it into a colorful pants collection under the Dickies Girl label, has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for hiding more than $21 million in income and $2.5 million in interest in Israeli banks and avoiding U.S. taxes.

Lubov Azria Exits BCBGMaxAzria as Company Restructures

Manufacturing

With the BCBGMaxAzria Group trying to restructure its business after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection days ago, the Los Angeles contemporary clothing company has replaced its chief creative director, Lubov Azria, whose husband founded the company.

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Sunrise Brands Partners With Eva Longoria for New Collection

Sunrise Brands

Eva Longoria, the actress known for her years on the TV series “Desperate Housewives,” is no stranger to fashion. Her role in the long-running nighttime soap opera portrayed her as a former model who was always elegantly dressed—even when she was living in the suburbs.

New Owners Lay Off More People at 7 For All Mankind, Splendid and Ella Moss

Manufacturing

Eight months ago, Israeli-based Delta Galil acquired three Los Angeles premium brands from VF Corp. and then laid off 105 people.

Quiksilver Gets a New Name After Bankruptcy

Retail

With new owners running the show at Quiksilver Inc., it only seemed appropriate for a name change to go along with a revamped business model for the surfwear and skatewear retailer.

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What Do Shoppers Want This Spring?

Fashion

Poshmark reveals its five biggest trends among millennials.

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