Several creative looks were seen on the runway at the annual student designer fashion show at The Art Institute of California - Orange County.
LA Mode at SMC
Global looks were on the runway at Santa Monica College’s annual student fashion show, called LA Mode 2018.
Trade and tariffs could be the make or break factors when it comes to growth of the U.S. economy.
After investigation into charges of sexual harassment, Paul Marciano stepping down from Guess as an executive.
Rumors of a merger between outdoor retailer Eddie Bauer and surfwear and streetwear retailer Pacific Sunwear of California have been circulating for the last few weeks.
Wonder of Fashion
The fashion students at Long Beach City College created a world taken from the pages of “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” in the school’s 38th biennial fashion show.
Guess? Inc. is an apparel brand synonymous with the cool California lifestyle, but most of its sales are now done in Europe and Asia.
A major trade war that started with aluminum and steel is now migrating into steep tariffs being placed on U.S.-made apparel exported to Europe.
Fashion Stays Golden
The fashion-design students at Los Angeles Trade-Tech College showed off their creations at the recent Gold Thimble Fashion Show.
As consumers are requesting more-sustainable options in their clothing, Cone Denim announced it is introducing a new denim fabric that will be made of Tencel andRefibra-branded lyocell fibers, which are among the most sustainable fibers available.
Uniqlo will open a flagship store in downtown Los Angeles.
Victoria's Secret sets up Villa Victoria in a private residence in Los Angeles.
The tried-and-true formula of trendy casual wear at a bargain price was the right formula for Old Navy, a division of Gap Inc.
Fashionable Student Collaborations
Geometric silhouettes, digitally printed textile designs and unusually woven knit garments were some of the creative looks seen on the runway by graduating seniors at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco.
Over the past five years, the creative economy in California has seen a growth spurt as more jobs have been added in the sector’s core areas of entertainment, fashion and publishing.
Creative jobs in California and Los Angeles County continue to grow as the economy holds strong.
Nordstrom Rack continues its expansion for shoppers loving a bargain.
Tennessee high school gets $75,000 prize from Vans.
After 15 years at the luxury label known for its women’s knit suits, Bruce Fetter has retired as St. John Knits’ chief executive officer, president and chief operating officer. He has been replaced by Eran Cohen, who joined the company May 1.
The U.S. textile industry has asked the Trump administration to place tariffs on certain textile and apparel products made by China that may infringe on U.S. companies’ intellectual-property rights.
Tellason: Raw Denim
Ever since the brand was launched in San Francisco nearly 10 years ago, Tellason has been one of those rare clothing companies that only uses American raw materials for its collection of menswear blue jeans.
New president comes from Thakoon LLC.
A trend that started at a Los Angeles store is being brought to 30 more Nordstrom stores and online.
After an executive search, Delta Galil names a new CEO for its Los Angeles labels.
New event will feature speakers and experts from all areas of the fashion and retail world.
The stainless-steel vats that populate the factory floor at Swisstex California churn out ribbons of damp, recently dyed knit fabric that piles up in large plastic carts before being sent to the finishing machines.
Otis College Celebrates Student Fashion Show and Fund-raiser With New York Designer Jason Wu on Hand
The special guests lined up for photos as the students at the Otis College of Art and Design got ready for their 36th annual student fashion show.
The North American Free Trade Agreement is still being negotiated between the United States, Mexico and Canada, but no new trade accord has been hammered out and retailers are getting worried.
Look for a new American Apparel store on Melrose Avenue later this year.
Macerich Company, the owner of retail centers Santa Monica Place in Santa Monica, Calif., and the Westside Pavilion in Los Angeles as well as other properties, had a $33.6 million net loss for the first quarter ended March 31, 2018, compared with a profit of $69.2 million for the same period last year.
William McComb, who headed up Liz Clairborne for eight years and was there when the label changed its name to Fifth & Pacific Companies, has been named to the board of directors of the California shoe company Deckers Brands.
Now that millennials are becoming parents, their way of shopping for their families varies wildly from their parents. The phone is practically the command center for this generation, born between 1981 and 1994.
For retailers, it should be more about millennials.
Kevan Hall's designs speak to the modern woman who loves lace.
Millennial parents adapt new methods when shopping for their families.
Mountain Hardwear, the Northern California outdoors wear company owned by Columbia Sportswear, has named a new head of marketing.
Long-time retailer Bebe, which was based in Northern California but had a major presence in Los Angeles, said it is selling its main LA office building for $28.5 million.
What would the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival be without a flood of fashion that gives designers a clue as to what styles are trending?
Style Fair Bangkok
Inside the vast international exhibition center that houses the newly created Style fair, the brightly colored hand-painted dresses and tops that make up the Yodyoko collection were a standout.
Los Angeles label adds to its BBDakota RSVP label.
Palm Springs Style
During Style Fashion Week Palm Springs, a number of California-based designers unveiled collections for Fall 2018.
Lately, the apparel and retail world has been centered around three Ts: taxes, tariffs and trade.
Thailand promotes creative businesses in Style April 2018.
Taking a look at the Betty Davis and Joan Crawford costumes seen in "Feud" and the legacy of the actresses
Scandinavian-influenced SWIMS introduces more apparel and accessories to line.
Unifi Inc., known for its synthetic and recycled yarns, has agreed to buy the dyed-yarn business and assets of National Spinning Co. Both are located in North Carolina.
Levi Strauss & Co., that venerable denim brand founded in San Francisco in 1853, has been on a revenue roll recently as it diversifies its products and targets the international market for growth.
Bigger at Bayside
When American Apparel went bankrupt and laid off some 3,500 employees last year, another company was waiting in the wings to take over the title of the largest vertically integrated T-shirt venture in the United States.
After leading the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) nonprofit since it was founded in 2002, Herbert Ladwig has stepped down as managing director, turning leadership over to two people.
Revenues keep growing for Differential Brands Group—the parent company of Hudson jeans, Robert Graham and SWIMS—but that hasn’t translated into a profit yet