A Los Angeles consumer has filed a $5 million-plus class-action lawsuit against Spanish retailer giant Zara maintaining that U.S. consumers are being charged incorrectly for Zara merchandise priced in euros.
Louis Verdad is heading to New York to host a fashion installation at New York Fashion Week featuring the launch of his new Verdad collection.
Last week kids contemporary brand me.n.u opened a Beverly Hills pop-up shop.
This year is the 100th anniversary of America’s National Park Service. To celebrate, Ugg has teamed up with Pendleton Woolen Mills to create a men’s and women’s footwear collection featuring Uggs stylings and Pendleton’s National Park Stripe design.
The latest brand to join the shopping district at New York’s One World Trade Center is Manhattan Beach, Calif.–based footwear label Skechers USA.
Objects Without Meaning. You have to take notice of the name. The L.A. based line opened its first pop-up shop Aug. 18.
Chinese girl sells stuffed animals to raise money to send poor girls to elementary school.
J.Jill is opening its first store in Santa Monica this fall.
Sole Technology Inc., the Orange County, Calif., manufacturer of action-sports footwear and apparel for brands such as Etnies, Altamont, És, Emerica and ThirtyTwo recently named Esmail Mawjee as the interim president of the 30-year-old company.
American Apparel has a “For Sale” sign up just six months after exiting bankruptcy, according to sources close to the company.
The venerable Waterman’s Ball has been the backdrop to a wild style of surf looks for much of its 26-year history. But in 2016, it changed venues and took on an informal look.
Swim Collective returned to the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort and Spa in Huntington Beach, Calif., for an Aug. 8–10 run that drew a sizeable crowd and an expanded exhibitor base.
Active Collective had its “most successful show to date” with a 25 percent increase in buyer attendance and 20 percent more resources than ever before at the Aug. 11–12 edition at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort and Spa in Huntington Beach, Calif., according to Shannon Leggett, executive show director.
Los Angeles–headquartered Apolis Holdings LLC helped pioneer the city’s Arts District, where it opened a flagship in 2011.
In 2011, Fraser Ross hired Chris Lee to turn the Kitson chain of boutiques into a global brand.
Vegas Trade Shows
our months after MAGIC parent company UBM purchased BJI Fashions’ trio of Las Vegas shows—MRket, Stitch and Accessories The Show—buyers returned to Las Vegas to find a newly shuffled layout during the Aug. 15-18 run of the apparel, accessories and sourcing trade shows.
Maybe it was you cheering your lungs out when Guns N’ Roses performed their hits like “Sweet Child O’ Mine” and “Welcome to the Jungle” in 1987. OK, if it wasn’t you, John Varvatos will give you a chance to look like you were at there at the beginning.
New off-price show in New York will keep up for shoppers' demands for cheaper items.
Ah, to be young, talented…and to be branching out into new gigs.
Beyond the Label is hoping to turn an exchange into lasting change. The organization, founded by Taryn Hipwell, an educator and chief executive officer of EcoDivas, hosts a series of TEDx LA events and social experiments “dedicated to shifting awareness of sustainable fashion in Los Angeles and beyond.”