Freddie Rojas has been doing independent fashion in Los Angeles since 1995. He showed his Spring 2016 line at The Fit - Menswear show at Maker City LA/The Reef near downtown Los Angeles. Sharing the runway show's bill new and emerging designers Rene Camarillo, Lola and BFiii.
Lands' End will help fund a study for lighthouse restoration on Alcatraz Island.
Call it Los Angeles Fashion Week’s most stylish housewarming. On Oct. 8, Daniel Bohbot, the founder of the Hale Bob line, welcomed starlets, retailers and fashion people into his new Beverly Hills home, all to see the 2016 Spring/Summer collections for Hale Bob and the new brand Liberty Garden.
Del Amo Fashion Center in Torrance, Calif. unveiled a massive renovation this week, and Macy’s big revamp called for a new footprint.
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Fast-growing e-commerce site JustFab has a brand new headquarters in El Segundo, Calif.
September was a frustrating month for fashion retailers.
Los Angeles–based premium-denim lifestyle line Citizens of Humanity recently unveiled a dramatic new look for its 4,000-square-foot West Coast showroom at the Lady Liberty building in downtown Los Angeles.
Sharing the same space, Selena Slogar’s The Hanger showroom and Christie Danielson’s Dakota showroom each has its own aesthetic. The Hanger primarily carries Australian lines, and many of Dakota’s collections are from the United Kingdom.
After more a decade in The New Mart, the Hatch showroom has moved to the Cooper Design Space.
The 91-year-old chairwoman of Columbia Sportswear has never been one to shy away from the camera.
For years, HyFve has had a large showroom at 10th and Crocker streets in the Los Angeles Fashion District, where it sold Immediate goods to store buyers.
From London to Los Angeles … with a pit stop in West Palm Beach, Fla. That is part of the business plan of the Blankslate Showroom, which opened at The New Mart for the Spring ’16 LA Fashion Market.
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The 1970s hippie has come back.
Store buyers packed the Fashion Theater in the California Market Center to see the semiannual trend show presented by buying office Directives West.
For about five years, Atlanta-area basics label Alternative ran a design lab in Los Angeles’ Fashion District. However, the more than 20-person office is scheduled to close by the end of the year, said Evan Toporek, chief executive officer of Alternative.
After filing and winning several lawsuits over a laser technology used to distress blue jeans, RevoLaze recently dropped its legal action against fast-fashion retailer Hennes & Mauritz.
LA Majors Market
Traffic was reportedly varied at the Oct. 5–7 run of the Los Angeles Majors Market at the California Market Center. The show is focused on a wide array of product aimed at department stores and chain retailers.
Installation shows a few of Betsey Johnson's iconic looks.
Bob Hurley is stepping down as the chief executive officer of Hurley International.