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Fashion District Sees Old Building Turned Into Apartment Building

Fashion District

The Maxfield Lofts on Santee Street have leased out one-fourth of the residential units since opening.

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Wet Seal Blogs The Bloggers

Wet Seal’s rebound campaign is hoping to make a splash with bloggers, bloggers, bloggers.

What Are the Roadblocks This Year for Apparel Makers and Retailers?

Finance

California Apparel News recently spoke with several finance-industry executives about what challenges apparel manufacturers are facing this year that they didn’t have to confront last year and how the presidential election is influencing consumer attitudes.

Ailing Bebe Stores Relying on Joint Venture to Save Its Business

Retail

Bebe Stores Inc., the California retailer that has been bleeding money for the last four years, said its recently formed joint venture with Bluestar Alliance to find licensees for the brand is marching forward quickly.

The Off-Price Market Is Switched On

Retail

In a tough retail market, off-price stores are churning up some of the best performances in the business.

Immediates Goods and Orders Placed at Coast Contemporary Show in Miami

Trade Shows

This season, the Coast contemporary trade show shifted the timing of its show to coincide with Miami Swim Week.

Agenda Offers a Streetwear and Contemporary Alternative in Miami

Trade Shows

Streetwear trade show Agenda this year opened a Miami edition of its biannual show, held in Long Beach, Calif., and Las Vegas.

High-End Mix Showing in the Tents at Cabana

Trade Shows

The sweltering summer heat didn’t stop buyers from storming into the Cabana trade show, held in two pristine white tents along Collins Avenue in Miami Beach.

Existing Brand, International Labels and Emerging Designers at Hammock

Trade Shows

Now in its second year after a substantial rebranding, the Hammock trade show returned to the W Hotel with 80 exhibitors offering a variety of niche resort, swim and accessories brands, including Kai Lani Citrine, Issa de Mar and Revel Rey Swim.

Large Retailers, E-tailers and Boutique Buyers Turn Out for SwimShow

Trade Shows

Though most of the Miami Beach Convention Center was closed off due to an extensive renovation that kicked off earlier this year, Miami SwimShow 2016 was in full swing.

Sustainability and Storytelling at 10th Anniversary of Texworld USA

Trade Shows

Texworld USA celebrated its tenth anniversary during the fabric sourcing trade show’s July 12–14 run at the Javits Center.

Digital Media, Emerging Brands Influence 33rd Edition of Première Vision New York

Trade Shows

Première Vision New York celebrated the 33rd edition of the biannual trade show during the July 19–20 run at Pier 94 in Manhattan, where more than 352 exhibitors showcased the latest textile, trim and original artwork collections.

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LA Swim

Making Waves

Swim and lingerie labels hit the runway at Los Angeles Swim Week as Miami Swim Week was closing.

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Art Deco Festival Returns to Queen Mary

Fashion

The 12th annual Art Deco Festival is a chance to see fashion, art and architecture in Long Beach.

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TV Costume Designs to be Displayed at FIDM Museum

Fashion

Exhibition will show more than 100 costumes from 22 TV shows.

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NYC Beachwear Brand, Faherty, Takes It To Newport Beach

Waters are crowded in the swim/beachwear market, but New York City’s Faherty brand hopes to make a California splash.

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Seventh Letter Boutique Goes Soccer

Streetwear, meet soccer.

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Elizabeth and James Chooses LA for First U.S. Store

Retail

Elizabeth and James store opened by the Olsen twins.

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At Platform: Curve X Tom Dixon

Curve X Tom Dixon

On July 20, a gala opening was held for their 7,000-square-foot emporium, called The Shop, Curve X Tom Dixon.

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Miami Swim Week: Cruise Debut

Cruise Debut

Miami Beach was center stage for the launch of Swimwear’s Cruise 2017 season, which debuted on the runways and at private parties during Miami Swim Week.

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