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Making Tall Women Comfortable in Their Own Skinny Jeans

Midheaven Denim

When women who measure at least 5 feet 9 inches tall shop for denim, they are often left feeling as though styles such as flares or skinny jeans will end up resembling cropped gauchos or capris.

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LA Market Sees Showrooms and Stores Adjusting to the ‘New Normal’ in Retail

LA Fashion Market

Buyers fanned out to the various showroom buildings in the Los Angeles Fashion District for the March 12–14 run of Los Angeles Fashion Market, which was highlighting the fashions for Fall/Winter 2018.

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Art Hearts Fashion Returns to L.A.

Fashion Week

Following shows in New York, Art Hearts Fashion was in Los Angeles again for a March 12 to 16 run at The MacArthur, which was built in 1925 as a lodge that housed the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks.

Trans-Pacific Partnership Signed in Chile


The much anticipated Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership, formerly known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership, was signed March 8 in Santiago, Chile, as member nations moved forward without the United States to build a stronger global economy.



After a move from the California Market Center’s 10th floor to the fifth floor last year, accessories brand Ten79LA has settled in.

Protecting Your Brand Is the First Step to Being Successful

Trade Shows

One of the first things a new fashion company needs to learn is how to protect its brand. It is the lifeblood of the business.

Handmade Classics at the Heart of Coeur Cofounder Lisa Elliot-Rosas’ New Line


Even though she is the owner of the eM Productions showroom and cofounder of the Coeur trade show, Lisa Elliot-Rosas has one more talent.

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Standouts Sell at LA International Textile Show

LA International Textile Show

Now in its 25th year, the Los Angeles International Textile Show at the California Market Center brought together manufacturers, designers and production specialists who attended the three-day show, which took place March 5–7.

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P.J. Salvage Pops Up for a Party on Laguna Beach


During its second P.J. Party by the Sea event, luxury pajama and lifestyle brand P.J. Salvage collaborated with jewelry-design line Gorjana, as they invited social-media and fashion influencers to Laguna Beach’s Pacific Edge Hotel for an evening of pampering and pajamas.

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Sanctuary Expands into More Sizes and Adds Denim

Sanctuary Movement

For Sanctuary cofounders Ken and Debra Polanco, the cargo-pant brand’s 20th anniversary meant more than simply savoring the longevity that is rare in women’s apparel.

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