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Ron Robinson Brings In 'Years' at Shop’s 40th

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Ron Robinson boutique, the founder Ron Robinson unveiled a memoir called Years at a Nov. 15 party at his shop on Los Angeles’ Melrose Avenue.

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Fashionable Crowd Shows Up for Art Exhibit

Art & Fashion

Spanish artist portrays the female form in latest exhibit.

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Guess Inc. Names J Balvin As the Face of Its Spring 2019 Campaign


Building upon its relationship with Latin Grammy Award Winner J Balvin, Guess? Inc. announced the singer as the face of its Spring 2019 Vibras campaign.

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Helena Legend Debuts Fashion Line

Helena Legend jets around the globe and deejays in glitzy nightclubs. She also unveiled a fashion line.

FCI’s Students Take the Runway


Inside a photography studio just blocks away from the historic Sears building in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Boyle Heights, students from FCI Fashion School in Los Angeles displayed their creations after months of study.

After Decades, Men’s Clothing Shop Carroll & Co. Is Closing


With its distinctive green awning and its green-colored shopping bags, Carroll & Co. was a notable menswear player in Beverly Hills, Calif.

October Retail Sales Look Healthy


The economy continues to move along nicely as retail sales across the country were up 5.6 percent in October over last year, according to the National Retail Federation.

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UBM Unveils Sustainability Show ReMode

ReMode Rethinks Fashion

Sustainability has increasingly been a topic in fashion circles, but UBM, parent company of the MAGIC trade show, gambled that everything from eco clothing to responsible manufacturing could be the center of a trade event.

Earnings Decline for Parent Company of Hudson Jeans and Robert Graham


The company that started Joe’s Jeans and now runs Hudson Jeans and Robert Graham reported that its third-quarter earnings results took a step down from last year’s result.

Avery Dennison’s Third Quarter Sales in Positive Territory


Avery Dennison, the Glendale, Calif., company that makes apparel labels and tags, RFID inlays, pressure-sensitive materials and specialty medical products, reported that its third-quarter sales ending Sept. 29 increased 4.8 percent over the same period last year to $1.76 billion. Net income was up 38 percent, to $150 million.

Outdoor Retailer Launches a New Show Schedule

Trade Shows

Under clear blue skies with a forecast of snow, Outdoor Retailer did something it has never done before.

Levi Strauss Reported to Be Planning an IPO


Levi Strauss & Co., the 145-year-old blue-jeans maker in San Francisco, is headed to the stock market to raise between $600 million and $800 million with an IPO next year.

Cynthia Vincent Launches Baacal to Expand Her Reach in Apparel Manufacturing


Los Angeles designer Cynthia Vincent has returned to designing clothing, yet this time she has accepted a mission that blends two buzz-worthy initiatives: sustainability and large-size apparel.

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Defining American Cotton’s New Role in the Global Market

The Future of Cotton

During the biennial Sourcing USA Summit, global cotton-industry decision-makers, trade experts and government administrators convened at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess to discuss the current state and future of the industry.

Levi Strauss Reported to be Planning an IPO

Levi Strauss & Co, the 145-year-old blue jeans maker in San Francisco, is headed to the stock market to raise between $600 million and $800 million with an IPO next year.

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Hendrix Tees Go Fashion

On the 50th anniversary of Jimi Hendrix's Electric Ladyland album, a fashion line inspired by the guitar master's style is planned to be rolled out.

Malibu Fires Shut Down Major Fashion Retailers

With hundreds of residents evacuated, retailers have had to shut their doors at Malibu's major shopping spots.

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Daniel Patrick X Starter Black Label Launches With Streetwear Staples


On Nov. 3, Daniel Patrick celebrated the launch of his new collaboration, Daniel Patrick X Starter Black Label, ahead of the capsule collection's Nov. 9 release.

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$170-Million Renovation of CMC in DTLA Begins

Brookfield Renovates CMC

Brookfield Properties, the property-management firm that took a controlling interest in the California Market Center—or CMC—in 2017, has announced that it will begin transforming the site into a mixed-use creative space and fashion-industry campus through a $170-million overhaul project.

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The RealReal Releases Its Holiday 2018 Most Obsessed Gift Guide


Heralding in the busiest shopping time of the year, San Francisco-based luxury-consignment brand The RealReal offered a glimpse into the hot items for the 2018 holiday season.