The tried-and-true formula of trendy casual wear at a bargain price was the right formula for Old Navy, a division of Gap Inc.
Fashionable Student Collaborations
Geometric silhouettes, digitally printed textile designs and unusually woven knit garments were some of the creative looks seen on the runway by graduating seniors at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco.
Over the past five years, the creative economy in California has seen a growth spurt as more jobs have been added in the sector’s core areas of entertainment, fashion and publishing.
Creative jobs in California and Los Angeles County continue to grow as the economy holds strong.
Nordstrom Rack continues its expansion for shoppers loving a bargain.
Tennessee high school gets $75,000 prize from Vans.
After 15 years at the luxury label known for its women’s knit suits, Bruce Fetter has retired as St. John Knits’ chief executive officer, president and chief operating officer. He has been replaced by Eran Cohen, who joined the company May 1.
The U.S. textile industry has asked the Trump administration to place tariffs on certain textile and apparel products made by China that may infringe on U.S. companies’ intellectual-property rights.
Tellason: Raw Denim
Ever since the brand was launched in San Francisco nearly 10 years ago, Tellason has been one of those rare clothing companies that only uses American raw materials for its collection of menswear blue jeans.
New president comes from Thakoon LLC.
A trend that started at a Los Angeles store is being brought to 30 more Nordstrom stores and online.
After an executive search, Delta Galil names a new CEO for its Los Angeles labels.
New event will feature speakers and experts from all areas of the fashion and retail world.
The stainless-steel vats that populate the factory floor at Swisstex California churn out ribbons of damp, recently dyed knit fabric that piles up in large plastic carts before being sent to the finishing machines.
Otis College Celebrates Student Fashion Show and Fund-raiser With New York Designer Jason Wu on Hand
The special guests lined up for photos as the students at the Otis College of Art and Design got ready for their 36th annual student fashion show.
The North American Free Trade Agreement is still being negotiated between the United States, Mexico and Canada, but no new trade accord has been hammered out and retailers are getting worried.
Look for a new American Apparel store on Melrose Avenue later this year.
Macerich Company, the owner of retail centers Santa Monica Place in Santa Monica, Calif., and the Westside Pavilion in Los Angeles as well as other properties, had a $33.6 million net loss for the first quarter ended March 31, 2018, compared with a profit of $69.2 million for the same period last year.
William McComb, who headed up Liz Clairborne for eight years and was there when the label changed its name to Fifth & Pacific Companies, has been named to the board of directors of the California shoe company Deckers Brands.
Now that millennials are becoming parents, their way of shopping for their families varies wildly from their parents. The phone is practically the command center for this generation, born between 1981 and 1994.
For retailers, it should be more about millennials.
Kevan Hall's designs speak to the modern woman who loves lace.
Millennial parents adapt new methods when shopping for their families.
Mountain Hardwear, the Northern California outdoors wear company owned by Columbia Sportswear, has named a new head of marketing.
Long-time retailer Bebe, which was based in Northern California but had a major presence in Los Angeles, said it is selling its main LA office building for $28.5 million.
What would the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival be without a flood of fashion that gives designers a clue as to what styles are trending?
Style Fair Bangkok
Inside the vast international exhibition center that houses the newly created Style fair, the brightly colored hand-painted dresses and tops that make up the Yodyoko collection were a standout.
Los Angeles label adds to its BBDakota RSVP label.
Palm Springs Style
During Style Fashion Week Palm Springs, a number of California-based designers unveiled collections for Fall 2018.
Lately, the apparel and retail world has been centered around three Ts: taxes, tariffs and trade.
Thailand promotes creative businesses in Style April 2018.
Taking a look at the Betty Davis and Joan Crawford costumes seen in "Feud" and the legacy of the actresses
Scandinavian-influenced SWIMS introduces more apparel and accessories to line.
Unifi Inc., known for its synthetic and recycled yarns, has agreed to buy the dyed-yarn business and assets of National Spinning Co. Both are located in North Carolina.
Levi Strauss & Co., that venerable denim brand founded in San Francisco in 1853, has been on a revenue roll recently as it diversifies its products and targets the international market for growth.
Bigger at Bayside
When American Apparel went bankrupt and laid off some 3,500 employees last year, another company was waiting in the wings to take over the title of the largest vertically integrated T-shirt venture in the United States.
After leading the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) nonprofit since it was founded in 2002, Herbert Ladwig has stepped down as managing director, turning leadership over to two people.
Revenues keep growing for Differential Brands Group—the parent company of Hudson jeans, Robert Graham and SWIMS—but that hasn’t translated into a profit yet
Directives West Trends
Denim has been on a roll for the past few seasons, but it will continue to push forward with more distressed looks, high-wasted tops, Mom jeans and cropped silhouettes.
President Trump launched a trade war in March by imposing a 10 percent tariff on aluminum and a 25 percent tariff on steel coming from countries around the world.
The North Face taking actions to recognize and promote female explorers and adventurers in all fields.
White Fox gets the jump on Coachella Fashion.
When Nicole Frank had a real-estate business, she found her days were long and her wardrobe options were short.
At its annual meeting, the National Council of Textile Organizations elected Marty Moran, chief executive of Buhler Quality Yarns Corp. in Jefferson, Ga., as its chairman. Previously, he had been the vice chairman of NCTO.
With about 33 percent of all clothing and 72 percent of all footwear sold in the United States coming from China, President Trump’s latest volley to impose some $50 billion in tariffs on that Asian country could have a dire effect on the average consumer.
Guess? Inc., the decades-old denim and lifestyle label, no longer counts on the United States for the bulk of its sales.
Think cabanas and swimming pools with this collaboration
Game of Fashion
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.
February was a very good month for sales. The National Retail Federation reported that retail sales last month rose 4.4 percent year-over-year as the economy continued to grow.
A little more than three weeks after Guess? Inc. cofounder Paul Marciano relinquished his day-to-day duties following sexual-harassment allegations, the law firm that was investigating the accusations is stepping aside.