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Activewear Moves to the Head of the Class Through Herbalife and FIDM Partnership

By Dorothy Crouch | September 6, 2018

This week, the apparel industry found an unlikely partner as Herbalife Nutrition—distributor of nutrition, weight-management and fitness products—unveiled an activewear competition it is sponsoring with the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in downtown Los Angeles.

FIDM Unveils the Art of Television Costume Design Ahead of Emmy’s 70th Anniversary

FIDM Unveils the Art of Television Costume Design Ahead of Emmy’s 70th Anniversary

The art of TV costume design was the focus of a new exhibition that opened at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in downtown Los Angeles. Many of the costumes are up for Emmy awards.

New Swimwear Styles for Resort 2018/2019 on the Runway at Art Hearts Fashion

New Swimwear Styles for Resort 2018/2019 on the Runway at Art Hearts Fashion

As part of Miami Swim Week, Art Hearts Fashion filled the runway for five days with swimwear and resort looks for Cruise 2019.

FIDM Introduces Next-Gen Designers to 'The Dos and Don'ts' in a Design Career

During its annual intensive-study program for high-school students, the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising’s “3 Days of Fashion” provided opportunities for hands-on lessons, including a workshop for each participant to decorate tote bags provided to formerly homeless individuals who are now residents of the Skid Row Housing Trust.

National Jewish Health Holds Annual Fund-raiser in Pasadena

National Jewish Health is a medical institution founded in Denver in 1899 by Frances Wisebart Jacobs, the “Mother of Charities,” as an institution for the needy.

Art Hearts Fashion Changes Venue With Full Schedule

Art Hearts Fashion Changes Venue With Full Schedule

Los Angeles Fashion Week kicked off with Art Hearts Fashion, the first of two back-to-back, multi-day shows that filled the week with more than 35 designers on the runway.

City of Hope 2018 Spirit of Life Event Parties for a Cause

City of Hope 2018 Spirit of Life Event Parties for a Cause

At the City of Hope’s Annual Spirit of Life celebration, Grammy-nominated blues singer Janiva Magness sang the blues and fashion executives, factors and other attendees played casino games at the James Bond–themed “Casino Royale” night, held March 10 at The Reserve nightclub in downtown Los Angeles.

Neighborhood Kids Meet Santa and Receive Gifts at the Annual Holiday Party by CFF and TALA

Neighborhood Kids Meet Santa and Receive Gifts at the Annual Holiday Party by CFF and TALA

The top floor of the Cooper Design Space in Los Angeles was filled with 200 children who met Santa Claus, ate typical kids’ food and celebrated the holidays with gifts.

Turkey’s Calik Denim Shows New Angle on Jeans

Calik Denim has supplied fabric to famous blue-jeans labels such as Joe’s Jeans, Frame, Guess, Tommy Hilfiger and McGuire Denim, but on Dec. 6 the Turkish-based label made its own statement with a gallery show called “Denim Loves Art,” which opened for one night in downtown Los Angeles.

CFDA Hosts Incubator Showcase in Hollywood

CFDA Hosts Incubator Showcase in Hollywood

The Council of Fashion Designers of America returned to the W Hotel in Hollywood for a Nov. 16 showcase featuring designers in the CFDA {Fashion Incubator} program.

Beyond the Label Sustainable Fashion Show Returns in Santa Monica

Beyond the Label Sustainable Fashion Show Returns in Santa Monica

At the Beyond the Label Sustainable Fashion Show in Santa Monica, Calif., all the looks on the runway were sustainably dyed, featured natural materials, and were made using ethical and fair-trade manufacturing methods.

Bendoni Breaks Down Trend Science at FGILA Event

Bendoni Breaks Down Trend Science at FGILA Event

When Wendy K. Bendoni got her start in the trend-forecasting business, the job involved multiple overseas trips to international fashion capitals with a long lead time to distill the trends for the upcoming season.

CFDA Hosts Event With DHL, Accenture in Los Angeles

About 25 manufacturers, suppliers and designers discussed collaboration, transparency and supply-chain efficiency at an Oct. 26 event hosted by the Council of Fashion Designers of America.

Fashion Industries Guild Celebrates 60 Years of Stylish Service

Fashion Industries Guild Celebrates 60 Years of Stylish Service

Members of the Los Angeles fashion community turned out to honor Sabrina Kay and Anine Bing on Oct. 14 at the Fashion Industries Guild of Cedars-Sinai at the Montage Beverly Hills hotel in Beverly Hills. The black-tie affair featured cocktails, dinner and an awards ceremony that recognized this years’ honorees and celebrated the organization’s 60th anniversary.

CFF and TALA Gear Up for Annual Christmas Party for Local Children

For 70 years, Los Angeles apparel and textile executives have been hosting a Christmas party for local children funded by donations from apparel manufacturers and related businesses.

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