Deborah Belgum

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Bella Hadid Is the New Face of True Religion

Fashion

True Religion taps model Bella Hadid for its new campaign.

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A Better Economy Means Better Orders at the Las Vegas Trade Shows

Leaving Orders in Las Vegas

The conglomeration of apparel, footwear and accessories trade shows, which twice a year invade this city in the middle of the desert, filled the town with thousands of visitors from all over the world under a blistering sky where the temperatures reached up to 105 degrees during the day.

Differential Brands Reports Second-Quarter Earnings Results

Manufacturing

Differential Brands—the Los Angeles company whose labels include Hudson Jeans, Robert Graham and SWIMS—said its second-quarter sales for the period ending June 30 were down 1 percent from the same period last year to $36 million.

Technology Changes Are Driving LA Fashion Industry

Manufacturing

Fashion-industry leaders in Los Angeles far prefer to use Instagram as their social media of choice than any other digital outlet, with most gravitating toward making their social-media decisions in-house rather than using outside consultants.

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Fred Segal Going International With New Stores

Retail

Fred Segal has its sites on Europe and Asia for new stores.

Agenda and Liberty Fairs Moving to Downtown Las Vegas

Agenda and Liberty Fairs are packing up their bags and moving out of the Sands Expo and Convention Center.

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Gump's San Francisco Sells Off Merchandise Following Bankruptcy Filing

Retail

Gump's San Francisco could be closed by the end of the year.

Fashion Week Organizers Keep Los Angeles on the Fashion Map

Fashion

Fashion Week is always a hectic time in Los Angeles, especially with all of the different forces around town organizing runway shows in disparate locations.

LA Fashion Week Lands a Permanent Home to Expand Its Events

Fashion

When Arthur Chipman decided to organize his first LA Fashion Week, he set out to find a venue that would be artistic but also reflect Los Angeles’s heritage.

Quality Basics Is the Idea Behind November Six

Manufacturing

The idea of basic clothes made of quality material was the impetus behind November Six, a new Los Angeles label sold exclusively online by two sisters who felt their clothing could fill a niche.

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