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Eco-Collaboration Promoted During First Sustainable Apparel Coalition Event in L.A.


Bringing together experts and apparel-industry veterans, the Sustainable Apparel Coalition hosted its first Los Angeles event at the California Market Center on April 24. The organization works within the apparel industry to lead sustainable, ethical initiatives by limiting environmental impact and promoting social welfare for garment workers.

Traditional Retailers Have a Change of Heart Regarding the Value of Resale


What is old is becoming new again for traditional retailers looking for added revenue streams. That’s because the secondhand clothing, handbag and footwear market has been gaining an unprecedented amount of traction with store owners.

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E-Commerce Brand Naked Wardrobe Launches Denim Capsule at First Pop-Up Shop

Naked Denim

With a successful family business that launched in 2012, the Kaviani sisters—Shideh, Shida and Shirin—are further expanding their affordably priced e-commerce apparel company, Naked Wardrobe.

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Marine Layer Uses Old T-shirts for New Collection

Recycled T-shirts

To combat the scourge of apparel-manufacturing waste, San Francisco brand Marine Layer is working with consumers to produce a new collection of shirts produced completely from recycled T-shirts.

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Promising 'Less Waste' and 'Lower Impact,' Everlane to Launch Tread Sneaker Collection


Tackling one of the most difficult fashion pieces to make sustainable, retailer Everlane will launch a new sneaker that it says is a greener option for consumers.

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CMC Observes Earth Day With Eco-Friendly Pop-Up Shop


Observing Earth Day 2019 at the California Market Center in downtown Los Angeles included a pop-up shop showcasing ecologically sound brands that prioritize quality.

Informa Unveils New LVCC Floorplan for August MAGIC Show on Single Campus

Trade Shows

For its Aug. 12–14 show in Las Vegas, MAGIC has unveiled its new ONE MAGIC floor plan, which houses exhibitors in one location at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

CALA Announces Las Vegas Show to Launch During August 2019

Trade Shows

Contemporary-apparel trade-show brand CALA Shows Inc. announced it will add a Las Vegas edition to its schedule, which currently holds events in San Francisco at the Fort Mason Center and in Denver at the Denver Mart.

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Founders of Époque Évolution Bring Classic Style and Ease to Responsible Manufacturing

An Époque Évolution

During a trip to Morocco, Hannah Franco admired her friend Nancy Taylor’s ability to pack necessary clothing items that were stylish yet functional into a single backpack and wear them without the need for pressing or washing.

Black Design Collective Passes the Torch to a New Face in Fashion


The Black Design Collective held its inaugural scholarship celebration at the downtown L.A. campus of the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, where the red carpet at the FIDM Museum was filled with celebrities and public figures,.

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