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San Francisco Passes Fur Ban


Joining West Hollywood and Berkeley, Calif., San Francisco implemented a similar ban restricting the sale of fur products following a unanimous 10–0 vote by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. At the forefront of the ban was Supervisor Katy Tang, who represents the city’s Sunset and Parkside neighborhoods.

It’s All in a Name for Google’s Wearable Technology


One week before Baselworld, Europe’s leading watch and jewelry event, Google announced a change to its Android Wear, which will now be known as Wear OS by Google.

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A Return to Hollywood Glamour with Adrian

Hollywood Glamour

Last fall, the Adrian label was introduced as a revival of designer Gilbert Adrian’s work nearly 60 years after the founder’s passing. As a stylist for some of MGM’s most revered golden-age actors—including Greta Garbo, Joan Crawford and Judy Garland—Adrian laid the foundation for old Hollywood glamour.

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Making Tall Women Comfortable in Their Own Skinny Jeans

Midheaven Denim

When women who measure at least 5 feet 9 inches tall shop for denim, they are often left feeling as though styles such as flares or skinny jeans will end up resembling cropped gauchos or capris.

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LA Market Sees Showrooms and Stores Adjusting to the ‘New Normal’ in Retail

LA Fashion Market

Buyers fanned out to the various showroom buildings in the Los Angeles Fashion District for the March 12–14 run of Los Angeles Fashion Market, which was highlighting the fashions for Fall/Winter 2018.

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Art Hearts Fashion Returns to L.A.

Fashion Week

Following shows in New York, Art Hearts Fashion was in Los Angeles again for a March 12 to 16 run at The MacArthur, which was built in 1925 as a lodge that housed the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks.

Trans-Pacific Partnership Signed in Chile


The much anticipated Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership, formerly known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership, was signed March 8 in Santiago, Chile, as member nations moved forward without the United States to build a stronger global economy.



After a move from the California Market Center’s 10th floor to the fifth floor last year, accessories brand Ten79LA has settled in.

Protecting Your Brand Is the First Step to Being Successful

Trade Shows

One of the first things a new fashion company needs to learn is how to protect its brand. It is the lifeblood of the business.

Handmade Classics at the Heart of Coeur Cofounder Lisa Elliot-Rosas’ New Line


Even though she is the owner of the eM Productions showroom and cofounder of the Coeur trade show, Lisa Elliot-Rosas has one more talent.

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