With the continuing rise of thrifting and secondhand clothing, the apparel-rental market has seen growth as more consumers look for innovative ways to shop sustainable and reduce the amount of clothing produced.
Los Angeles–based Homme + Femme’s recent collection in collaboration with Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby celebrates the rich legacy of Black jockeys, recognizing that 15 of the first 28 winning Kentucky Derby jockeys were Black.
Denim brand Lee has partnered with streetwear brand The Hundreds on a new capsule collection that paves the way for future trends and offers fresh takes on classic silhouettes that combine the heritage of Lee with streetwear aesthetics and bold colors.
Made in Los Angeles
Drawing from his previous experiences in the entertainment space, Henry Viens created THE ERA to provide a sustainable and luxurious collection of pieces for the music-festivals crowd.
Wolf & Badger
U.K. fashion retailer Wolf & Badger has continued its expansion by opening a store in West Hollywood on June 3.
In an effort to tackle returns, the Toronto-based supply-chain OS company Calico aims to provide a smart solution that helps retailers streamline their supply chains, allowing them to solve the problem earlier rather than post-sale.
The innovative emerging platform for fashion, art and beauty online and experiential bricks-and-mortar retail doors. has brought its New York–based pop-up, “Metaverse, Schmetaverse,” to West Hollywood.
Gucci and Adidas have opened their first pop-up store on Melrose Avenue dedicated to showcasing the kaleidoscopic aesthetics of the adidas x Gucci collaboration.
To celebrate the return of in-person events, Otis College of Art and Design held O-Launch ’22 May 13–15 to showcase the future of art and design and highlight the work of the college’s graduating students.
After a two-year hiatus, the Marcum LLP Consumer Products & Retail Symposium returned to an in-person session on May 19 at the E-Central Downtown Los Angeles Hotel.