Guess? Model Charlie Matthews talks about moving from shooting photos for the label's e-commerce channel to a main event; the Fall '18 campaign.
Expanding its bricks-and-mortar store presence, Rent the Runway opened the doors to the its first standalone location in San Francisco on Sept. 18.
Fashion and Footwear
Puma develops a line of limited-edition boots taking inspiration from the Fashion District, the Jewelry District and the Flower District in downtown L.A.
Findings & Trimmings
No screwy rabbits. No suffering succotash. The Hundreds does a collection around Wile E. Coyote and Road Runner.
The IHL Group, a global research and analysis company, has reported a loss of $8.4 billion annually for fashion and retail due to returns for wrong sizing and fit. This makes 3-D technology for fashion and retail one of the fastest-growing technologies, with proven value for design and product development as well as consumer engagement.
With sustainability the buzzword for responsible fashion, H&M has launched a collection for Fall/Winter 2018 that incorporates recycled textiles, which include cashmere and velvet made from recycled polyester.
The fashion students from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco hit the runway during New York Fashion Week, showing their avant-garde and creative collections for both Spring and Fall 2019 at Pier59 Studios, located on the Chelsea Piers in Manhattan.
Art Hearts Fashion at NYFW
A handful of Los Angeles designers stepped onto the runway during Art Hearts Fashion’s five days of runway shows held at the Angel Orensanz Foundation building, originally built in 1849 as a neo-Gothic Jewish synagogue on the Lower East Side.
OC.Mix’s Intimate Vibe
You won’t get lost at the OC.Mix Show, a compact trade event organized twice a year by apparel company Z Supply at its company headquarters in Irvine, Calif.
Huf made its reputation as a men’s skate and streetwear brand, but since its very first day women have been wearing its T-shirts and hoodies.
Retail Vacancies Low
E-commerce business has been skyrocketing, but judging from retail vacancies in Los Angeles County, bricks-and-mortar retail is still a contender.
Berlin-headquartered trade-show company Premium Group announced it is buying a minority stake in the U.S.-based Liberty Fairs Fashion Group.
In mid-October, Gap Inc. is scheduled to release a new clothing brand called Hill City, a men’s performance-wear label geared toward the active guy who exercises, bikes, runs or just likes to hang out in athletic wear.
To decrease the threat of counterfeit products in different industries, Applied DNA Sciences has introduced a biochemistry-based innovation in apparel authentication.
Torrid Inc. announced the appointment of Liz Muñoz to lead the fashion retailer as chief executive officer.
E-Commerce for Manufacturers
The importance of e-commerce continues to grow as manufacturers seek tools to fortify their relationships with buyers.
After seven years of working with the L.A. Fashion District Business Improvement District, the organization’s director of marketing and external relations, Ariana Gomez, will leave on Sept. 21 to pursue other career interests in content strategy with an unnamed swimwear brand.
Los Angeles-based apparel brand Guess? Inc. launched a partnership with J Balvin, as the Latin Grammy Award Winner kicks off his Vibras tour today in Fresno, Calif.