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Louis Vuitton's Time Capsule to Westfield Century City

05/22/2018

There is no Louis Vuitton boutique at Westfield Century City. But a pop-up exhibition on the history of the French fashion house recently rolled into the center

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Nordstrom Rack Expanding to El Segundo

05/21/2018

Nordstrom Rack continues its expansion for shoppers loving a bargain.

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Sato Hughes, Surf Pioneer, Celebrates 90

05/21/2018

Katin threw 90th birthday party for Sato Hughes, one of the pioneers of boardshorts style.

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Vans Names Tennessee High School the Winner in its Custom Culture Competition

05/17/2018

Tennessee high school gets $75,000 prize from Vans.

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Zara, The Webster To Open at Beverly Center

05/17/2018

A giant Zara opened in Beverly Center today. The Webster is scheduled to open in 2020.

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This Propaganda Agency Doesn’t Lie

05/17/2018

It's called Propaganda Agency, but Jack Watkins promises that there's nothing iffy with the materials in his new men's line.

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St. John Knits Makes Top Executive Changes as CEO Retires

05/17/2018

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 He has been replaced by Eran Cohen, who joined the company May 1.

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U.S. Textile Industry Calls for Tariffs on Imported Textiles and Apparel End Products

05/17/2018

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.

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Ron Robinson at 40: New World Vision…Old School Values

05/17/2018

Ron Robinson said the late 1960s were an exhilarating time to be in the retail business in Los Angeles.

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Retail Sales Inch Up in April

05/17/2018

The National Retail Federation said that retail sales in April showed a 2.8 percent year-over-year increase in the U.S retail market, excluding auto sales, gasoline stations and restaurants.

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Sophia Denim Opens a Pop-up Store at Fred Segal

05/17/2018

After spending time designing handbags and women’s ready-to-wear, Sophia Tezel-Tzelepis last year decided to branch out to denim with a label called Sophia.

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Bridging the Cultural Divide Through Fashion

05/17/2018

For Alexander Andronescu, becoming immersed in Middle Eastern and south Asian cultures was not something that was passed down to generations in his family.

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Woodbury Puts ‘InnerVision’ on Runway

05/17/2018

Woodbury University presented its 54th annual fashion show, called “InnerVision,” which focused on the connection between emotion and fashion.

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Wet Seal Back With New Fashion Line

05/17/2018

Almost one year after juniors retailer Wet Seal was acquired by investment firm Gordon Brothers, the now online-only retailer announced a new collaboration called Niki + Gabi for Wet Seal.

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Tellason: A Rare Find in the Denim Industry

05/17/2018

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.

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Shop & Dine

05/17/2018

Keeping pace with a busy trade-show schedule is exciting but exhausting. At the end of a day spent running between appointments, making new connections, visiting with longtime partners and negotiating deals, enjoying a delicious meal or strolling around a unique shop is the perfect way to recharge.

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The Crystal Ball Outlook for Trade Shows

05/17/2018

The trade-show world is always spinning at a fast pace as event organizers try to keep up with competition, technology and the latest demands for better shows. We caught up with the executives from several apparel and sourcing events to find out what is on the horizon over the next three years. Take a look at their plans for the future.

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Agenda Taps Stab to Design Trade Show’s Surf Area

05/17/2018

Surf is up for Agenda trade show and Stab magazine.

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High-tech and High-speed at Guatemala's Apparel Sourcing

05/17/2018

During the 27th-annual Apparel Sourcing Show in Guatemala City, attendees found the latest in new technology and textiles.

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Hudson Jeans Names New President

05/16/2018

New president comes from Thakoon LLC.

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