Apparel Industry’s 2017 Newsmakers


As of Tuesday, December 12, 2017

From high-profile bankruptcies and reorganizations for apparel companies to new names for old companies, the apparel and retail world have been in flux with 2017 a year for reflection.

After Decades on the Contemporary Clothing Scene, BCBGMaxAzria Declares Bankruptcy

After Gordon Bros Bid, Wet Seal Reemerges

Bebe Closes All Its Stores After Selling Half Its Label

Ilse Metchek, California Fashion Association

After Bankruptcy, Quiksilver Changes Name and Goes on the Offense

Agenda Seeks New Format for Trade Shows

Hitting the Denim Blues, True Religion Reorganizes After Bankruptcy

Frances Harder Starts Fashion For Profit

The Wraps Come Off Westfield’s $1 Billion Revamp of Century City

DSTLD Commits to Crowd-Funding and Pop-Up Shops

New Clothing Chapter for Dov Charney, American Apparel Founder

American Apparel Reaches the End of an Era With Sale to Gildan Activewear of Canada

Gerber Technology Brings Ideation Conference to LA