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Olsen Twins' Elizabeth & James To The Grove

Olsen Twins' Elizabeth & James brand will open its first bricks-and-mortar store at The Grove this summer, according to a statement from the popular Los Angeles area retail center.

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Cordero Behind the Scenes

Fashion Video

Go behind the scene for Calleen Cordero's latest campaign

Retail Sales on a Positive Trail for 2016

NRF forecasts retail sales to be up 3.1 percent in 2016.

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Chinese New Year Rolls Into SoCal Malls

Southern California malls have embraced the Chinese New Year. In case you have not heard, it is the Chinese Year of the Monkey.

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Oscar-nominated Costumes on Display at FIDM

Fashion

Design school goes out for motion picture costume display.

American Apparel Emerges From Bankruptcy

After four months in bankruptcy, Los Angeles clothing maker American Apparel announced on Feb. 5 that it had exited Chapter 11 bankruptcy after a reorganization plan was approved days earlier by the U.S. bankruptcy court.

Turkish Denim Mill Bossa Opens Showroom in LA

Denim

To celebrate the opening of its new showroom in downtown Los Angeles, Turkish denim mill Bossa hosted a grand opening party and denim trend presentation on Jan. 15.

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Capsule Moves to Pier 92

Capsule's New Home

For its Jan. 26–28 run, Capsule trade show moved to a new location, Pier 92 on New York’s west side, from its previous location at Basketball City on the city’s Lower East Side.

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Project Exhibitors Hustle for Business Amid N.Y. Snowstorm

NY Hustle

One day after a historic snowstorm dumped two feet of snow on New York, menswear trade show Project opened its doors for its Jan. 24–26 run at the Javits Center. The storm cut into traffic on opening day, but exhibitors scrambled to rebook appointments and make the most of the remaining days of the show.

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MRket New York Bows Activewear Section, Fashion Installations

Fashion + Active

Outside the Javits Center, people were bundled up in winter coats and snow boots, but inside at the MRket menswear trade show, men in shorts and T-shirts were taking their turn on the Cycle for Survival bike to help raise funds for rare cancer research at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Liberty Fairs NYC Skirts New York Snowstorm

Fair Weather

Most buyers arriving for the Liberty Fairs NYC show at Pier 94 in New York missed the historic snowstorm and the resulting travel cancellations.

January Sales Slow

Retail

Retailers typically regard January as a clearance month, a period of time to slog through while focusing on the important business of upcoming Spring fashion. However, January did not start the year with much cheer.

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Kevan Hall Sample Sale

Fashion

LA designer holds sample sale at his studio.

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Westfield’s Mall at LAX

It was the official grand opening of the dining and retail section at Terminal 2 at LAX recently. Developed by Westfield, the shopping center company made a statement that its dining and retail section in the would have projected annual sales of $41 million.

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Levi’s Clothes for Superbowl 50

Wanna cheer the Superbowl in a denim style? Levi Strauss & Co. announced that it had expanded its Levi's NFL Collection.

Wearable Tech Expo Planned for Downtown Los Angeles

Technology

Los Angeles–based District2.co, an online B2B resource for connecting apparel designer and manufacturers, will host TomorroWear, a wearable-technology exposition, on Feb. 17 at Maker City at The Reef in downtown Los Angeles.

Starmout Released Engage 5.0 for Omnichannel Retailing

Technology

E-commerce solutions company Starmount recently launched new products to assist retailers with their omnichannel initiatives.

Milano Unica’s Second Run in New York Coincides With Historic Snowstorm

Trade Shows

NEW YORK—Late in the afternoon on the last day of the Milano Unica trade show, two designers were walking in and out of booths showcasing luxury Italian fabrics.

Texworld USA Offers a Showcase of International Textile, Fiber and Trim Resources

Trade Shows

Before winter storm Jonas slammed into New York on Jan. 22, organizers of international textile show Texworld USA said preregistration was up 25 percent for the show’s Jan. 24–26 run at the Javits Center.

Sourcing & Fabric: Textile Trends

Textile Trends

Sourcing & Fabric: Textile Trends

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