Congress may not vote on the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal until sometime after the November presidential election.
Levi Strauss filed the first patent for a distinctive pair of work pant made from a twill fabric in 1873. But denim work pants—or jeans—had been worn even earlier. The Fashion Institute of Technology recently organized “Denim: Fashion’s Frontier,” an exhibition charting the history and evolution of jeans, at the Fashion and Textile History Gallery at the Museum at FIT in New York.
Motocross and mountain-biking clothing brand Fox Racing, a division of Fox Head Inc., announced some big changes, according to a Feb. 3 company statement.
Many vendors felt optimistic about 2016 business after Fashion Market Northern California wrapped up its Jan. 24–26 run at the San Mateo Event Center in San Mateo, Calif.
The California Market Center—the biggest apparel showroom complex in the Los Angeles Fashion District—is undergoing a metamorphosis by adding more mammoth exhibition space and consolidating showrooms onto fewer floors.
Denim’s ultra-chic new look will be getting major street cred this Fall.
Rachel Zoe’s 2016 looks will pop at The Grove, one of Los Angeles’ most popular retail centers. The fashion star will produce a pop-up shop at The Grove from Feb. 24 to March 31.
Torrid chooses one model out of 14,000 applicants.
Just days after American Apparel was cleared to exit bankruptcy, the troubled Los Angeles clothing maker filed its third-quarter earnings results showing the company is bleeding money.
Galia Lahav Haute Couture boutique opened last week at 169 N. La Brea Ave. in Los Angeles. It's just one of the new stores on La Brea.
Paul Frank Sunich, the man who invented Julius the Monkey and founded Paul Frank Industries—only to be forced out from his namesake venture—is back with the label.
Nordstrom Rack to open in Tustin, Calif., in a mall owned by the Irvine Company.
It’s a time for brides and eveningwear on Los Angeles’ La Brea Avenue. Israeli-fashion house Galia Lahav Haute Couture opened a flagship boutique at 169 N. La Brea Avenue.
Toy giant Mattel has unveiled a newly revamped Barbie collection designed to more accurately reflect the diversity of the children who play with the doll.
After 45 years running a boutique selling cashmere, jeans, china and antiques to generations of Los Angelenos, Diane Merrick is closing her namesake boutique. On Jan. 28, she announced the closing sale for the Diane Merrick boutique at 7407 Beverly Blvd., near Los Angeles’ Fairfax District.
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The fashion students at the Otis College of Art and Design had a special assignment last year: Put together a collection of plus-size work outfits that will be sold at Lane Bryant stores.
Surf giant Quiksilver Inc. plans to emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy by Feb. 8, it was announced on Jan. 28. The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware confirmed the Huntington Beach, Calif.–headquartered company’s plans for reorganization. The bankruptcy was declared in September 2015.
International textile show Première Vision New York hosted its 32nd show in New York, featuring fabrics, trim, leather, manufacturing resources and original artwork at a new venue—Midtown West’s Pier 94.
Popstar Taylor Swift introduced her new casual line at Hong Kong Fashion Week.