After a successful September launch of the Premium Heritage One collection, the Skechers Premium Heritage line returns with a limited-edition Holiday collection, blending Skechers popular outsoles with more-luxurious materials.
Promoting the work of 10 Black Design Collective member designers, the organization hosted a pop-up showcase at the FIDM Museum, located at the downtown Los Angeles campus of the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, connecting the public with these accomplished Los Angeles-based fashion creatives.
Upon meeting in 2014, Jordan Cheesman and Micah Tootoo discovered they shared mutual interests regarding sports and fashion. During his career, Cheesman gained fashion experience in styling and retail sales, while Tootoo studied biomedical textiles at North Carolina State University. Though Cheesman hails from Seattle and Tootoo is originally from North Carolina, the men appreciate the work and legacy of the creative professionals who support the artistry and high-quality garment craftwork in Los Angeles.
True L.A. Holiday
Launching its Holiday 2019 collection—amid the chief executive appointment of Michael Buckley—Los Angeles’ True Religion kicked off the season with pieces that sparkle, shimmer and inspire cozying up California style during winter.
Passionate about the work he does through the company where he is partner, Michel Imani has watched his business grow into an operation where the focus is more than simply creating labels. At Los Angeles’ Labeltex Mills, Inc., Imani has noticed a shift toward sustainability that is shaping the future of the nearly 26-year-old company.
Online eyewear brand Zenni partnered for the first time with fashion designer Cynthia Rowley on a limited-edition capsule that launched in time for Holiday.
While the November San Francisco edition of the CALA trade show isn’t its final event of the year, it is the final installment in the city where it began, and event organizers are looking to finish 2019 strong as buyers and exhibitors become excited about opportunities that lie ahead in 2020.
Launching in Portland at the Oregon Convention Center Oct. 22–23, Functional Fabric Fair—powered by Performance Days unveiled its performance-specific trade-show model on the West Coast.
Bypassing the mainstream circuit during Los Angeles Fashion Week, California's own Heidi Merrick welcomed guests to her Ojai, Calif., home to unveil her Spring 2020 collection.
Heart of L.A.
The Los Angeles Fashion Week production of Art Hearts Fashion saw the unveiling of Nathalia Gaviria’s Spring 2020 collection for her NG Gold brand. Inspired by styles of the late 1990s and childhood playtime spent dressing her toys such as Barbie and Ken, the designer brought fun back into fashion.