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CRUISE 2017

Miami Swim Week: ViX by Paula Hermanny

By Nicole Martinez | July 20, 2016

Rich, burnt colors, animal prints, and stripes were present throughout ViX by Paula Hermmany’s Spring 2017 collection, which featured swimsuits, accessories and ready-to-wear resort pieces on the runway at Funkshion Miami Fashion Week on July 15.

Au Courant: Social Change By Boutique

Au Courant: Social Change By Boutique

Kelly Fielding took an extended break from Los Angeles' fashion rat race to go backpacking in South America and work in a women’s shelter in India. At the women’s shelter, clothes were made for export and Kelly had an Eureka moment. She could work on changing the fashion business and help people, if she sold clothes from places like the shelter and artisan co-ops around the developing world. She will produce a grand opening party for boutique Au Courant - which sells these fair trade clothes - on July 19.

Levi's Acquires Einstein's Iconic Leather Jacket

Levi's Acquires Einstein's Iconic Leather Jacket

For its archives, Levi Strauss & Co. garners the winning bid for Albert Einstein's brown leather Cossack jacket.

Combat Gent Opens First Retail Store in Santa Monica

Combat Gent Opens First Retail Store in Santa Monica

After being online for four years, Combatant Gentleman is opening its very first retail store in Santa Monica Place.

Diane Merrick – Back in Fashion

Diane Merrick – Back in Fashion

Once you’re involved in fashion, you never really say goodbye.

Obsessee Doesn't Want Your Money

Obsessee Doesn't Want Your Money

“Your money isn’t good here! We want your social media posts.” This is the mantra of a pop-up shop to produced July 15-17 by the online only media title Obsessee.

Herve Leger Hosts First Sale

Herve Leger Hosts First Sale

Herve Leger by Max Azria is having a coast-to-coast sample sale.

Pop-up Rockstar

Pop-up Rockstar

Rockstar is having a pop-up sale this weekend.

Otis Fashion Design School Moving to Westchester

Otis Fashion Design School Moving to Westchester

Otis fashion design department packing up and moving out of the California Market Center.

Footaction Coming to DTLA

Footaction Coming to DTLA

Footaction building out a new retail spot on South Broadway.

Melrose Ave To Get Wheels – With New Shuttle

Melrose Ave To Get Wheels – With New Shuttle

Los Angeles’ Melrose Avenue has a long history of being the address to innovative boutiques. But the fabled boulevard also has been dogged by the same complaint year after year. The city blocks are too long. Enter the Melrose Shopping Shuttle.

Aussie Bridal Store Opens First U.S. Flagship in LA

Aussie Bridal Store Opens First U.S. Flagship in LA

Grace Loves Lace opens first U.S. flagship store in Los Angeles.

Flipping out over Nike’s new tennis dress

Flipping out over Nike’s new tennis dress

Nike created a new tennis dress for the female players at Wimbledon—and the pleated style is not going over well.

Ora et Labora Pops Up in Silver Lake

Ora et Labora Pops Up in Silver Lake

Last weekend, traveling pop-up marketplace Ora et Labora came to Los Angeles.

Bike Share Program Coming to Fashion District

Bike Share Program Coming to Fashion District

Several bike share docking stations are being set up in the Los Angeles Fashion District.

Jeremy Scott Coming to Palm Springs

Jeremy Scott Coming to Palm Springs

Fashion designer Jeremy Scott buys house in Palm Springs.