By Dorothy Crouch | July 1, 2021
Fresh off its launch earlier this year, the denim factory <strong>Star Fades International</strong> released its Denim Daydream capsule, the first collection since the <strong>Artistic Milliners</strong>–backed business opened in Los Angeles.
Moving beyond designing fashion to simply create a new seasonal collection, Jonathan Marc Stein focused on looking inward to relay the importance of issues that are impacting society.
Simple yet elegant, versatile and comfortable as well as environmentally conscious—it’s what fashion brand MereU is bringing to its inaugural summer 2021 capsule.
Swim Week Is Back
After a challenging year, the return to in-person events at Miami Swim Week felt like a fresh dose of good news for the swimwear industry.
Return to Paradise
The Paraiso Miami Beach celebration of swimwear and resort fashion returned to its on-site schedule during Miami Swim Week, as industry insiders welcomed a long-awaited return to the beachside runway to become immersed in sun, surf and the business of selling swim.
At Pol' Atteu Beverly Hills, business is beginning to boom for the 28-year-old boutique, following a year that included shifting from creating custom gowns for a discerning clientele to making COVID-19 face masks, in addition to recovering from the destruction due to civil unrest that took place during May 2020.
PacSun and critically acclaimed performer and fashion icon A$AP Rocky recently came together to work on a fashion partnership.
Within the past year, the sport of golf has seen an extraordinarily high increase in players hitting the links to enjoy the activity as a fun outdoor hobby. Brands are updating traditional golf apparel to feature fashionable and playful takes on classic styles, while maintaining the comfort and function players expect.
LA Mode 2021
Upon completion of their 2-year fashion coursework, Santa Monica College student designers showcased their collections during the “LA Mode 2021: Distance in Design” exhibition, which was unveiled virtually this year.
With fabulous fashion pieces and five-star culinary offerings, more than 150 guests took in the Lumiere Runway fashion show on June 12. Lumiere Runway featured eight designers: Sara Rose, Naid’s Fashion, Freedom Fashion by Stephano Musa, High Status, Couture Aprons, Elegant Essentials, Donna Leah Designs and Verita Couture.
As the Victoria’s Secret lingerie and lifestyle brand continues to shift its focus towards the demands of the women it serves, it recently announced the creation of two new initiatives.
Love of Luxury
Blending her love of fashion with a lineage of garment making, Kristen d’Offay set out on a new career when she began development of her d’Offay line two years ago. On June 15, d’Offay will launch as a luxury women’s brand created using dead-stock textiles that provide the foundation for more-responsible fashion.
Industry Voices: Fashion
Throughout these past 15 months, many people have been asking for my 2 cents on the state of fashion post-COVID. For most, during these Zooming-from-home pandemic times, the dress code has been pajamas, athleisure, sweats—you know. If you keep up with retail-fashion news, you have seen the headlines: “Sweats are selling like crazy,” “It’s all about comfy clothes,” “Pajamas, pajamas, pajamas!”
Following the May premiere of “Halston,” the Netflix project starring Ewan McGregor as the late luxury designer Roy Halston Frowick, whose work defined the 1970s era of disco grandeur and early 1980s period of excess, the designer’s namesake brand released a limited-edition capsule collection of eveningwear.
Moving from its digital presence, The Black Fashion Movement will host its first on-site designer showcase at Galleria Dallas.