Deborah Belgum

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American Apparel Emerges From Bankruptcy

After four months in bankruptcy, Los Angeles clothing maker American Apparel announced on Feb. 5 that it had exited Chapter 11 bankruptcy after a reorganization plan was approved days earlier by the U.S. bankruptcy court.

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Kevan Hall Sample Sale

Fashion

LA designer holds sample sale at his studio.

Congressional Vote of Trans-Pacific Partnership Moves Farther Down the Road

Import/Export

Congress may not vote on the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal until sometime after the November presidential election.

California Market Center Makes Big Push to Add More Exhibition Space

Manufacturing

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.

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Where's the New Torrid Model From?

Fashion

Torrid chooses one model out of 14,000 applicants.

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Third-Quarter Revenues Slip for American Apparel

Manufacturing

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.

Paul Frank Returning to the Company He Founded

Manufacturing

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.

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Nordstrom Rack Opening in Orange County

Retail

Nordstrom Rack to open in Tustin, Calif., in a mall owned by the Irvine Company.

Otis Fashion Students Help Design New Lane Bryant Collection

Retail

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.

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Hong Kong Fashion Week Fills the Runway With Diverse Styles

Swift Fashion

Popstar Taylor Swift introduced her new casual line at Hong Kong Fashion Week.

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