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Soho House, Shopify to Row DTLA

It was recently announced Soho House, a line of exclusive clubs, would lease 16,000-square-feet of office space at Row DTLA near downtown Los Angeles’ Arts District.

Vince Opens New Store at Palisades Village

Retail

Contemporary label Vince is opening a two-level shop at the recently unveiled Palisades Village retail center in Los Angeles’ exclusive Pacific Palisades neighborhood.

September Retail Sales Flummoxed by Calendar Shift

Retail

September sales were soft for many apparel retailers.

Discount Retail Favored by U.S. Consumers Regardless of Age or Income

Retail

In the United States, shoppers of different ages and income levels are bargain hunting as consumer culture continues to demand discounted goods.

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Los Angeles Market Week Takes Off With Some Big Changes

Changes at L.A. Market

October ushers in one of the more important Los Angeles Market Weeks when showrooms in the downtown L.A. Fashion District are unveiling their Spring/Summer ’19 lines but still filling in orders for late Fall and Resort.

A Fresh Look at the L.A. Textile Show Keeps Exhibitors Optimistic and Impresses Attendees

Trade Shows

Showcasing the latest trends in textiles, the L.A. Textile show at the California Market Center in downtown Los Angeles brought together vendors and buyers to conduct business for Fall/Winter 2019/2020.

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Sustainable Fashion Forum at L.A. Textile Brings Industry Leaders Into the Eco Discussion

Sustainable Fashion Forum

Sustainability is the buzzword swirling around the fashion and textile industries these days.

Despite Tariffs, Imports Are Hitting Record Levels

Import/Export

New tariffs on nearly half the goods imported from China haven’t dampened retailers’ zeal for bringing in merchandise from overseas factories.

Levi’s Sees Solid Revenue Growth in the Third Quarter

Manufacturing

Levi Strauss & Co. has been on a roll lately, reporting its fourth consecutive quarter of double-digit revenue growth.

Michael Glasser, Denim Innovator, 76

Manufacturing

No one would ever say Michael Glasser was a shy man. People like to tell the story about how he was in Paris looking for design innovations when he saw a woman wearing a pair of patchwork Levi’s. He quickly chased after her.

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L.A. Fashion Week Mixes the Road With the Runway

LAFW Springs Forward

For the past few years, L.A. Fashion Week has been bopping around the city, setting up runways at different locations that change from season to season.

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LA Fashion Week: From L.A. to the World

After a gala debut on Oct. 6 at Petersen Automative Museum , LA Fashion Week produced a slate of runway shows spotlighting the work of fashion designers from Los Angeles and around the globe.

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Volcom Unveils New L.A. Flagship

Volcom has long been providing popular styles on the beaches, mountains and on concrete favored by skateboarders. The brand opened a new Los Angeles flagship to make a bigger splash in urban areas.

Levi’s Sees Solid Revenue Growth in the Third Quarter

Levi Strauss & Co. shows strong results for third quarter of 2018.

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Metropolitan Fashion Week Takes A Bow at L.A. City Hall

Metropolitan Fashion Week showcased fashions inspired by King Tut, as well as international designers on the steps of Los Angeles City Hall Oct. 6.

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Los Angeles Market Week Revs Up

Fashion

Three-day market takes off we a big welcome.

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Brownstone Gives A_New Warning

Los Angeles headquartered brand Brownstone has gained ink in hipster journals for its men’s looks as well as for the style of the brand’s founders. Brownstone recently introduced the collection A_New Warning.

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Pre-Fashion Week, Vicken Derderian Takes The Runway

A week or so before L.A. Fashion Week and Art Hearts Fashion produce their slates of runway shows, the Vicken Derderian label put together an independent fashion show near downtown Los Angeles.

L.A. Textile Show Reflects Apparel Industry Changes and CMC Transition

Trade Shows

During this week’s L.A. Textile show, attendees experienced the fruits of a new initiative to refresh the biannual event, which took place Oct. 3–5 at the California Market Center in downtown Los Angeles.

Early Trend Messages from Spring/Summer 2019 Runways in New York, London, Milan and Paris

Fashion

Spring runway month has barely finished, but we have already pinpointed plenty of new directions for the upcoming season—from sturdy workwear to flouncy dresses, from tie-dye to daytime glimmer.