Swim Collective is just a few years old, but already it has grown to the size of the very popular SwimShow in Miami Beach, Fla.
LAS VEGAS—The landscape of the Las Vegas trade shows changed again as the giant UBM Advanstar, owner of the MAGIC Marketplace and Project, re-merchandised the layout of its shows.
FCI Fall ’15 collections
Known for its fast-track design program, FCI The Fashion School (previously called Fashion Careers International) showcased the Fall ’15 collections of 10 students on Aug. 13 at the Celebrity Centre International in Hollywood.
Here’s a few looks at the Crooks & Castles brand’s Fall ’15 lines. There’s the Luxplorer outerwear collection and Crooks Femme, a streetwear line for women.
Here’s another dispatch from downtown Los Angeles’ funland. Globe Theatre, a more than 100-year-old theatre located on 740 S. Broadway, was reopened as a nightclub and events space earlier this month.
26th Waterman’s Ball
With surfwear executives wearing colorful, sometimes outré styles, the Surf Industry Manufacturer’s Association’s Annual Waterman’s Ball has earned a reputation as an irreverent, joyful event that raises funds for environmental causes.
O'Neill hosts a sunset cocktail party to introduce its collection designed with Cynthia Vincent.
Apparel-industry software program AIMS360 is taught to students at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, Los Angeles Trade-Technical College, Cal State Poly Pomona, and Saddleback and Fullerton colleges in Orange County, but Henry Cherner, AIMS360’s managing partner, is considering expanding the reach of AIMS360’s education program.
HButler recently introduced the Mighty Purse collection of patent-pending “charge on the go” handbags.
Software and hardware provider Gerber Technology named Jeff An director of professional services for product lifecycle management (PLM) in the company’s office in Shanghai.
With the backdrop of the always gracious Carondelet House near downtown Los Angeles, the Ted Baker London brand produced a party for its Autumn/Winter ’15 collection. The moniker for the collection? “Curiosities.” Take a look.
London Fashion Brand Forever Unique made its official Los Angeles debut on Aug. 12. Take a look.
Stretching from La Cienega to Fairfax, the iconic retail area along Melrose Avenue in the heart of LA has been a shopping destination for celebrities, tastemakers and tourists seeking out cutting-edge, fashion-forward contemporary styles.
West Coast Trend
Spirits were high and business was written at the West Coast Trend Show Spring ’16 menswear fashion market, held at the Embassy Suites hotel near the Los Angeles International Airport.
Cake for Monarchs
Bespoke looks at affordable prices. That’s the promise of Los Angeles–headquartered line Cake for Monarchs, a menswear label that took its bow this month and is exhibiting at Liberty Fashion & Lifestyle Fairs in Las Vegas.
Thomas Wylde, the designer fashion label headquartered in Los Angeles, announced that Jene Park was named as its creative director. Since 2006, Park served as the label’s chief operating officer, said John Hanna, the label’s chief executive officer.
San Francisco–based e-commerce retailer Stitch Fix uses big data, or a computer algorithm, to pick the perfect top or pair of jeans for its thousands of clients.
Rosenthal & Rosenthal Inc., a privately held domestic factoring and financing firm, has hired Martin Eckstein as vice president of business development.
A fleeting trend or a cultural shift? That is the question everyone is asking about the popularity of athleisure clothing.
Denim designer Jimmy Taverniti has joined Siwy as creative director. The first collection under Taverniti’s direction will be Spring/Summer 2016