Designer View Point
From travel lust to Wonder Woman–inspired power suits, beachwear is being influenced by all manner of pop culture. This season, we caught up with designers from Bondi Beach to Lima, Peru, and the shores of SoCal to find out the latest trends for Cruise ’18.
Edgy and Elegant
Departed is bringing a sexy sophistication to menswear—with an edge.
Swimwear designers are turning up the heat as they head to Miami to debut Cruise ’17.
Rails launched with one hat at Fred Segal in 2008 and has since grown into a global lifestyle brand. Rooted in classic silhouettes reinterpreted with a relaxed, contemporary aesthetic, the brand takes its inspiration from the laid-back lifestyle of LA.
McGuire Denim is known for its glossy take on heritage denim, and this Fall, with a foray into sportswear, the brand is poised for growth.
MISA Los Angeles
Inspired by the love of global style and travel, MISA Los Angeles is designed for the modern bohemian. Created by Shadi Askari-Farhat, founder and designer of tbagslosangeles, MISA is an extension and evolution of the brand yet has its own identity.
Kristopher Enuke is launching a chic new look for denim this fall. The veteran Los Angeles designer’s namesake label challenges the traditional five-pocket jean with a unique fashion and fit sensibility.
English designer Sue Stemp channels a touch of British irreverence and New York City chic into Los Angeles–based St. Roche to create its direction each season.
Fall T-shirt Trends
From LA to London, T-shirts are a “go-to” fashion staple. And this Fall, juniors can look for plenty of new styles to update their wardrobe.
Buyers who attended the Barbara Fields Buying Office’s Fall ’16 Trend Presentation will be well ahead of the retail game. The veteran buying and trend expert presented an in-depth look at the season’s key trends at her event, held April 1 and April 4–6 during LA Majors Market.