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Agenda and Liberty Fairs Moving to Downtown Las Vegas

Agenda and Liberty Fairs are packing up their bags and moving out of the Sands Expo and Convention Center.

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Marilyn Monroe Costumes on Display Before Auction

EVENTS

Beginning August 18, The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills will display a collection of Marilyn Monroe's costumes and artifacts until September 30, which precedes an October auction of the items.

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Gump's San Francisco Sells Off Merchandise Following Bankruptcy Filing

Retail

Gump's San Francisco could be closed by the end of the year.

Fashion Week Organizers Keep Los Angeles on the Fashion Map

Fashion

Fashion Week is always a hectic time in Los Angeles, especially with all of the different forces around town organizing runway shows in disparate locations.

The Store and On:Line Launch to Enhance Buying Experience in Las Vegas

Trade Shows

Visitors to the UBM-produced Las Vegas shows WWDMAGIC and Curve Las Vegas will find new shopping experiences for women’s apparel during the Aug. 13–15 run of the shows.

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Friar Tux’s Evolution of Style

A lot of stuff going on at Friar Tux, a family owned retailer of more than 30-stores, which focuses on special occasions clothing for men.

DSTLD: Big Dreams From Small Investors

Manufacturing

The forces behind the denim line DSTLD dream in black and white and believe that less is more until it comes to crowdfunding.

Active Trends for Fall Take On a Rugged Look

Fashion

Active influences take on a high-function turn for next Fall. Utility details and shelter-like proportions offer support in uncertain times, while pops of color and exuberant attitude show optimism.

Keeping Up With Sustainability Demand

Textiles

Building sustainability aspects into products and figuring out ways to serve the particular mindset of millennials are among the challenges facing fiber manufacturers.

Style Fashion Week Is Growing Into a Global Fashion Portfolio

Fashion

After launching more than eight years ago at the Vibiana event center in downtown Los Angeles, Style Fashion Week has become a global brand of luxury fashion shows that includes productions in New York, Palm Springs, Miami and Dubai, with more cities on the way for 2019.

A Label of Love at Erik Rosete’s Art Hearts Fashion

Fashion

The concept of organizing Art Hearts Fashion began, in some ways, as a fluke for Erik Rosete, who for many years had been a manager at IMG, the agency behind numerous fashion-show events around the world.

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A Cohesive Space Spells Success for Swim and Active Shows

Swim and Active in SoCal

During the first summer installment at their new location, organizers of Swim Collective and Active Collective reported a lot of positive feedback regarding the space at the Anaheim Convention Center, with early reports of increased attendee traffic.

Ruby Ribbon Expands Its Collection Bringing Greater Comfort to Its Clientele

Activewear

Launched in 2012, Burlingame, Calif.–based Ruby Ribbon has expanded over the years from manufacturing foundation pieces to last year introducing swimwear.

July Retail Sales Up

Retail

The back-to-school season started on a robust note in July and beat analysts’ forecasts, according to market research company Retail Metrics.

LA Fashion Week Lands a Permanent Home to Expand Its Events

Fashion

When Arthur Chipman decided to organize his first LA Fashion Week, he set out to find a venue that would be artistic but also reflect Los Angeles’s heritage.

Quality Basics Is the Idea Behind November Six

Manufacturing

The idea of basic clothes made of quality material was the impetus behind November Six, a new Los Angeles label sold exclusively online by two sisters who felt their clothing could fill a niche.

Macerich Partnering With Co-Work Offices for its Malls

Retail

Co-working office spaces are familiar sights in the downtown areas of almost any big city. Soon these shared office spaces will be at Macerich-owned malls.

Ron Herman's Next Step Is More Japan

Retail

Ron Herman has spent his career introducing some of the world’s most famous denim brands from his self-named Ron Herman store, which for decades has been a pioneer in the Los Angeles boutique business.

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LAFW Takes Petersen Museum with Escada & Porsche Design

Runway and Roadway

After a few years of producing runway events around the city, LA Fashion Week now has a permanent home at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles.

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Herschel Opens the Look Forward Pop-Up

Herschel Supply Co worked with retailer Nordstrom to produce the Look Forward pop-up shop at The Grove

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