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Report Finds Online Apparel Sales Growing

07/19/2018

Market researcher The NPD Group forecast that e-commerce will continue to make gains in the apparel market.

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Streetwear Brand Brotherhood to DTLA

07/19/2018

Streetwear brand Brotherhood is scheduled to open a 570-square-foot space at 1325 Palmetto St. in downtown Los Angeles.

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Vuori to Manhattan Beach

07/19/2018

Call Manhattan Beach a ghetto of professional athletes. It's also the location for Vuori brand's second boutique.

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Influential L.A. Boutique Traffic Unveils Remodel

07/19/2018

Los Angeles fashion retailer Traffic unveiled an extensive remodel of its men’s and women’s boutique at the Beverly Center mall near West Hollywood, Calif.

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Gap Inc. Sues Westfield Malls for Overcharges

07/19/2018

In the tough retail world where vacancies are mounting and foot traffic is declining, most mall-based retailers are trying to trim costs as much as possible.

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Colorful Lineup of Swimwear at Paraiso Runway Shows

07/19/2018

Miami Beach was hot in more ways than one when Miami Swim Week was filled with runway events showing off the latest in swimwear fashion for Resort and Cruise. Miami SwimShow, Cabana, Hammock and the new Paraiso opened their doors with booths and runway shows running July 12–16. Art Hearts Fashion also organized a host of runway shows with lots of swimwear on the catwalk.

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An Intimate Setting Brings Buyers to Hammock Show

07/19/2018

Now in its eighth year, the Hammock swimwear and resort apparel show attracted buyers to Miami’s One Hotel South Beach during Miami Swim Week.

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Cabana Promotes a Contemporary Resort Lifestyle on Miami Beach

07/19/2018

Organizers of the Cabana swimwear show created a lifestyle experience for the event’s sixth consecutive year.

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SwimShow Generates Traffic for Big Brands

07/19/2018

At the 36th annual SwimShow, the Swimwear Association of Florida hosted established swim brands, many of whom have a long history of exhibiting at the event, held at the Miami Beach Convention Center.

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Miami Swim Week Events Draw Buyers and Brands to the Beach

07/19/2018

During Miami Swim Week 2018, SwimShow, Cabana and Hammock provided distinctive spaces for buyers who are searching for a creative approach to swimwear and resort pieces.

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Finance Veteran to Join Revolve Board

07/19/2018

Retail finance veteran Marc Stolzman was appointed to the board of directors of Revolve, immediately joining the board of the Los Angeles–area e-commerce emporium.

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Surfwear Wades Through Questions on Diversity

07/19/2018

During the past decade, the surfwear business has been soul-searching after some high-profile bankruptcies, new fashion trends and a rapidly changing retail landscape that has challenged the category’s prominence.

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Wolven Threads: Eastern Art, Sustainable Focus

07/19/2018

For Kiran Jade, training as a yoga teacher also served as her market research for a new line.

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LF Stores Moves Spaces on Robertson

07/18/2018

LF Stores started its retail division in 2004 with a store at 106 S. Robertson Blvd. in Los Angeles. Fast forward 14 years, it moved up the street to 146 S. Robertson

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Wildfox Carves Out Its Own Space at Miami Swim Week

07/17/2018

During Miami Swim Week, which officially began July 12 and will close today, Wildfox founder Jimmy Sommers opted out the shows to create a weekend experience at the Delano South Beach.

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LA's Beautycon Festival Is Filled With Fashion

07/16/2018

The hair styles at the 2018 Beautycon Festival at the Los Angeles Convention Center were fabulous but so was the fashion.

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First Nike Live Concept Store Opens on Melrose

07/13/2018

A new way to shop at the Nike Live store in West Los Angeles

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Lily Pulitzer to Open First West Coast Store

07/13/2018

For the first time, Lily Pulitzer will have a stand-alone retail presence on the West Coast by early 2019.

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DETH Launches Punk-Inspired Streetwear With a Gentle Message

07/12/2018

Promoting a humane message through the streetwear inspired by punk culture, model and real-estate entrepreneur Jordyn Weekly and La Isla swimwear founder Enrique Sanchez-Rivera introduced their line DETH (Don't Eat The Homies) this week.

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Top 10 Denim Trends for Fall/Winter ‘19

07/12/2018

From denimheads who wear jeans every day (and never wash them) to those who carefully curate and dry-clean their crisp indigo duds, denim somehow retains the ability to work for every style and encompass every attitude.

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