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Orta Celebrates Sustainability in the Future of Denim

Observing its 65th anniversary and revealing new ways to support responsible denim manufacturing, Orta celebrated sustainability Thursday night at Hnypt in downtown Los Angeles.

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Frankie's Bikinis Returns to Los Angeles With Resort 2019

Fashion

Returning to Los Angeles with its Resort 2019, which included the brand's first ready-to-wear collection, Frankie's Bikinis made a splash during a celebrity-filled fashion show held at The Banks in downtown.

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Quilted Northern Wedding Dress Designs Rival Popular Brands

Fashion

During the 14th-annual Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Contest, held June 20 in Boca Raton, Fla., clever designers showcased ornate, beautiful designs.

New Executive Appointments at PacSun

Retail

Following the formation of PSEB, the new operating company formed from the Eddie Bauer and PacSun merger, the teen and young-adult clothing manufacturer named Alfred Chang as the new president of PacSun.

Keys to Protecting Your Brand Name

Trade Shows

One of the first steps in setting up a new label or company is learning how to protect your brand name as well as your own name.

Avocado Grows Retail-Delivery Business on West Coast and Hawaii

Technology

Bringing the Grubhub model of delivery service to the apparel retail industry, Avocado announced it is entering into partnerships with local stores in select cities to provide a shopping, pickup and delivery service that connects consumers with clothing.

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Los Angeles Fashion Market Gets Buyers Ready for Holiday

LA Fashion Market

For buyers attending Los Angeles Fashion Market, the event was filled with surprises that energized the June 18–20 buying show for the Fall II/Holiday season.

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Menswear Graduates of FIDM Make a Connection to Wearable Tech

Technology

Graduates of the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising's (FIDM) Menswear Advanced Study Program made a connection between smart-looking garments and smart wearable tech when they unveiled their collections Thursday night.

Gap Inc. Names New Head of Gap Brand

Retail

Neil Fiske, who has held top executive positions at Billabong International and Eddie Bauer, has been named the new president and chief executive officer of the Gap brand, a role he will assume at the San Francisco company on June 20.

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Luxury Lingerie Designer Sees Trends in Custom Bridal Garters

Designer Adrine Bimanand began creating couture garters in 2010.

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