In Her Latest Collection, Catherine Gee Has Fun With Summer ’24 Designs While Maintaining Core Style
By Dorothy Crouch, Contributing Writer | February 8, 2024
For her Summer ’24 collection, Catherine Gee stepped out of her comfort zone with bright, unexpected prints and silhouettes that provide fresh looks to her luxury brand. These new designs and colorways illustrate how Gee’s evolution as a designer has afforded a window into her playful side.
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Now in its fourth collaboration, San Francisco–headquartered Levi Strauss & Co. and Japanese retailer BEAMS have announced the launch of the Levi’s x BEAMS Super Wide V2 collection, blending design elements from the denim maker’s 1944 edition of the 501 jean with a selvage denim created exclusively for the vvglobal retailer.
Los Angeles Trade-Technical College hosted the fall 2023 Gold Thimble Fashion Show Dec. 8 at its campus in downtown Los Angeles...
After debuting at the recent Los Angeles Art Hearts Fashion, Mac Divot, the iconic comic strip that ran for 22 years in some 200 papers nationwide, was revived by Tom Keefer and Cindy Ingraham-Keefer into a new line. Combining unique intellectual property with sustainable apparel manufacturing, it mixes retro with modern.
Spring/Summer 2024 took to the runway at LA Fashion Week, a N4XT Experience, Oct. 18–22 at NYA Studios in Hollywood. Sergio Hudson’s presentation bypassed the typical runway show in favor of models moving throughout the crowd. The 14-piece ready-to-wear capsule collection was complemented by jewelry from a collaboration with OYA Labs.
Los Angeles Fashion Week Powered by Art Hearts Fashion returned to The Majestic Downtown in Los Angeles for its Oct. 19–22 run.
The most straightforward way to make new jeans that pollute less? Repurposing existing pieces that are cut, patched and reassembled into new volumes and drape.
Southern California meets just plain Southern in a new collaboration between L.A.’s Citizens of Humanity and Alabama-based, four-time CFDA award winner Billy Reid.
Founded in 2005, L.A. Fashion Weekend returned after a COVID-19 hiatus. Los Angeles brands on the runway at the I|O Rooftop at The Godfrey Hotel in Hollywood included Lovlei, Malibu Road, Peelers and Ragdoll.
New Showrooms and Lines
Inspired by the elegance of 1930s France, Kevan Hall’s Spring/Summer 2024 collection pays tribute to the chic streets of Deauville and the red-carpet glamour of Cannes. The designer was touched by the hues of the sea in addition to the color palette of the chateaux and cafés.
Among the Art Hearts Fashion presentations at New York Fashion Week Sept. 7–10 were a number of California designers including Kentaro Kameyama, Melissa Pellone, Coral Castillo, Mister Triple X and Tell the Truth. This flowing yet masculine patchwork jacket and pants relied on a vibrant blend of bubblegum pink, grape and raspberry.
An outdoor woman who also loves to dress, Heidi Merrick took inspiration for her Autumn/Winter 2023 collection from her love of the outdoors, “where her soul calls.” Many of the pieces are oversized yet tailored with the detailed expertise for which her brand is known.
Heritage denim brand Lee has chosen Los Angeles–based, female-founded brand Daydreamer as a partner to create refreshed approaches to its classic styles for a limited-edition women’s collection.