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Freddie Rojas, New Designers At The Fit Runway Show

Freddie Rojas has been doing independent fashion in Los Angeles since 1995. He showed his Spring 2016 line at The Fit - Menswear show at Maker City LA/The Reef near downtown Los Angeles. Sharing the runway show's bill new and emerging designers Rene Camarillo, Lola and BFiii.

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Lands' End Wants to See Old Lighthouse Restored in SF

Historic Preservation

Lands' End will help fund a study for lighthouse restoration on Alcatraz Island.

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L.A. Fashion Week: Hale Bob & Liberty Garden

Call it Los Angeles Fashion Week’s most stylish housewarming. On Oct. 8, Daniel Bohbot, the founder of the Hale Bob line, welcomed starlets, retailers and fashion people into his new Beverly Hills home, all to see the 2016 Spring/Summer collections for Hale Bob and the new brand Liberty Garden.

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Del Amo’s New Macy’s

Del Amo Fashion Center in Torrance, Calif. unveiled a massive renovation this week, and Macy’s big revamp called for a new footprint.

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Fab for Fab

Work in Style

Fast-growing e-commerce site JustFab has a brand new headquarters in El Segundo, Calif.

Sept. Sales Tough, But Beat Forecasts


September was a frustrating month for fashion retailers.

Showroom Profile: Citizens of Humanity

New Lines

Los Angeles–based premium-denim lifestyle line Citizens of Humanity recently unveiled a dramatic new look for its 4,000-square-foot West Coast showroom at the Lady Liberty building in downtown Los Angeles.

Showroom Profile: The Hanger showroom, Dakota Showroom

New Lines

Sharing the same space, Selena Slogar’s The Hanger showroom and Christie Danielson’s Dakota showroom each has its own aesthetic. The Hanger primarily carries Australian lines, and many of Dakota’s collections are from the United Kingdom.

Showroom Profile: Hatch

New Lines

After more a decade in The New Mart, the Hatch showroom has moved to the Cooper Design Space.

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One Tough Mother Is Back


The 91-year-old chairwoman of Columbia Sportswear has never been one to shy away from the camera.

Showroom Profile: HyFve

New Lines

For years, HyFve has had a large showroom at 10th and Crocker streets in the Los Angeles Fashion District, where it sold Immediate goods to store buyers.

Showroom Profile: Blankslate Showroom

New Lines

From London to Los Angeles … with a pit stop in West Palm Beach, Fla. That is part of the business plan of the Blankslate Showroom, which opened at The New Mart for the Spring ’16 LA Fashion Market.

LA Fashion Market Spring 2016 New Lines

New Lines

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Directives West Outlines Major Trends for Spring 2016 in Runway Show

Directives West

Store buyers packed the Fashion Theater in the California Market Center to see the semiannual trend show presented by buying office Directives West.

Alternative Closing L.A. Design Lab, Vows To Stay in Calif.


For about five years, Atlanta-area basics label Alternative ran a design lab in Los Angeles’ Fashion District. However, the more than 20-person office is scheduled to close by the end of the year, said Evan Toporek, chief executive officer of Alternative.

RevoLaze Drops Lawsuit Against Hennes & Mauritz


After filing and winning several lawsuits over a laser technology used to distress blue jeans, RevoLaze recently dropped its legal action against fast-fashion retailer Hennes & Mauritz.

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Business Is Changing at LA Majors Market

LA Majors Market

Traffic was reportedly varied at the Oct. 5–7 run of the Los Angeles Majors Market at the California Market Center. The show is focused on a wide array of product aimed at department stores and chain retailers.

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Betsey Johnson Recognized for 50 Years of Creativity


Installation shows a few of Betsey Johnson's iconic looks.

Hurley Steps Down as CEO of Hurley


Bob Hurley is stepping down as the chief executive officer of Hurley International.