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Egeck Exits PSEB Group

RETAIL

After he guided the Eddie Bauer outdoor brand to a merger with surf-and-youth retailer Pacific Sunwear of California to form operating company PSEB Group, it was announced Jan. 23 that Mike Egeck will step down as chief executive officer.

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Smokey Robinson Appears at DTLA Shinola Store to Fete His Collection

ACCESSORIES

Soul-music legend Smokey Robinson has been celebrated with the highest entertainment industry awards. He recently collaborated with Shinola for an accessories collection.

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Lucky Brand Celebrates its 30th Anniversary with a Concert with Third Eye Blind

EVENTS

It’s been 30 years since Lucky Brand started selling its premium jeans.

Wildfox Assets to Be Auctioned

Retail

Los Angeles–headquartered Wildfox Couture, LLC, and Wildfox Couture IP Holdings, LLC, are scheduled to sell the brand’s assets and inventory at a live auction on Feb. 5, according to Brian Testo Associates, LLC, an asset-management company based in Westlake Village, Calif., which will be managing the sale.

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With Canadian Roots, California Landscapes, Dalia MacPhee Honors Strong Women

Wonder Women

Fashion designer and innovator Dalia MacPhee celebrated strong, yet elegant, women through a collaboration with mountain-bike Olympian Emily Batty for a Spring 2020 campaign that was shot in California’s Lucerne Valley.

Luxury Resale Trends Reflected in The RealReal’s ‘2010s Retrospective’

Retail

Recently, Brisbane, Calif.–headquartered luxury resellerThe RealReal encouraged fashion enthusiasts to look back on secondhand trends from the last 10 years. Compiled from sales data and client-survey responses sourced since the company’s founding in 2011, the “2010s Retrospective” report provides insight regarding the power of resale on trends.

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Impressions Expo Rebrands the Basics-and-Tech Trade Show

First Impressions

Hundreds of companies travel to Long Beach, Calif., every January to exhibit their new approaches to the production of T-shirts and other basics at the newly renamed Impressions Expo, which ran Jan. 17–19 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, Calif.

Textile Trends

Textiles

Textile Trends

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An Intimate Approach at Studio DK Affords Opportunities to Emerging Designers

Textiles

Reaching success as a designer in the apparel business can be a challenging task, particularly when faced with supply-chain partners that cannot accommodate the smaller business model that allows aspiring clothing makers to start.

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A Successful Start at a New Space for Première Vision New York

Trade Show Report

Now in its 20th year, Première Vision New York began this milestone anniversary in a new space, moving from Manhattan’s Pier 94, located between 52nd and 53rd streets, to Center415 on Fifth Avenue, between 37th and 38th streets.

Memjet Partners on a Printer It Calls User Friendly

Technology

Memjet, a San Diego–headquartered print-technology company, announced that it is getting into the textile game. It recently announced a partnership with Austria-based MHM, a provider of textile-printing equipment.

Week In Review

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The Week in Review

Millennial Generation Loves Internet, Vintage Clothing & Bricks & Mortar, Survey Says

Retail

The Millennial generation was born during a baby boom of the 1980s and 1990s and represents one of the biggest segments of the U.S. population—75 million people—according to the Brookings Institution.

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Retail Stars Talk Trends & Tech at NRF’s Big Show

Retail

Executives and stars of the retail business discussed the future and the present of their industry at NRF 2020 Vision, Retail’s Big Show, which ran Jan. 12–14 at the Javits Center in New York City. The event was produced by the influential trade group National Retail Federation.

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Candice Cuoco Unveils 1st Jewelry Line

Antique-style Jewelry

When putting on a Candice Cuoco garment, a client will find hardware such as studs, sequins and buckles—but a wearer will not find jewels. Yet recently, Cuoco, a star of the “Project Runway” fashion reality-television show, placed her focus on jewelry.

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Renovazio Show Brokers High-End Fabric in DTLA

High-end fabric agency Renovazio produced its third Los Angeles trade event, the Renovazio Show, on Jan. 22 – 23, in downtown Los Angeles

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DTLA Storewatch: Footlocker Scheduled to Open on Broadway

RETAIL

A Footlocker store is scheduled to open at 749 S. Broadway in downtown Los Angeles on the weekend of Jan. 24,

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The RealReal Joins Amy Fine Collins to Celebrate the International Best Dressed List

EVENTS

Award-winning journalist and longtime Vanity Fair correspondent Amy Fine Collins recently joined Julie Wainwright, The RealReal founder and chief executive officer, for an intimate discussion on the writer's new book "The International Best Dressed List: The Official Story.”

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Grammy Museum Unveils "Beyond Black—The Style Of Amy Winehouse"

EVENTS

Opening today, Jan. 17, the Grammy Museum's new exhibition, "Beyond Black—The Style Of Amy Winehouse," pays tribute to the six-time Grammy winner and style icon.

IFF Sues S.F. Over Fur Ban

News

Following the Jan. 1 implementation of San Francisco’s fur ban, the International Fur Federation announced its filing of a lawsuit against the city in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. Citing what it calls the “unconstitutional restriction on interstate and foreign commerce,” the IFF maintains that banning the sale of fur could lead to legislation regulating other animal products.

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