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Monique Lhuillier Moving Her NY Flagship

05/24/2019

The new flagship is not far from her current flagship store on the Upper East Side.

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L.A. Premium Denim and Twill Supplier Artisan Cloth Opens New NYC Showroom

05/23/2019

Home to premium denim and twill textiles such as Kurabo and HW Textiles, Los Angeles–based supplier Artisan Cloth is expanding its presence in New York City.

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Sustainability and Secure Trade: Guatemala Provides Supply-Chain Solutions for the Americas

05/23/2019

As a country that benefits from the Dominican Republic–Central American Free Trade Agreement, Guatemala is preparing to see an increase in business from United States apparel brands that might need to shift sourcing partnerships away from China.

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Denim House Isko to Enter U.S. Performance-Fabrics Market with Vital

05/23/2019

Leading denim producer Isko will enter a new market in the United States next month when it introduces Isko Vital, a four-way-stretch fabric that provides compression technology.

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Boardriders to Lay off 40 People in Orange County, Calif.

05/23/2019

Boardriders, the surfwear company, is laying off 40 employees according to records filed in early May with the state Employment Development Department.

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Survey Finds Sustainability Affects Clothing Purchases

05/23/2019

The results of a survey of 7,300 men and women in various countries revealed that more shoppers are taking into account the role clothing brands are playing in sustaining the environment and preventing climate change.

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Academy of Art University Students Take On Nature and the International Scene for Inspiration in Their Annual Fashion Show

05/23/2019

Students from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco presented their creative interpretations on fashion at their annual student fashion show.

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Dressbarn to Close All Stores

05/23/2019

Dressbarn, a chain of discount specialty stores, is planning to close its entire fleet of 650 stores across the United States. More than 40 of those stores are in California.

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New Executive at Los Angeles Subscription Retailer DailyLook

05/23/2019

Los Angeles–based fashion-subscription retailer DailyLook has been using a proprietary algorithm since 2014 to assemble boxes of premium denim and contemporary tops for women who don’t have time to shop.

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Reed Exhibitions Shelves Agenda Festival

05/23/2019

After a two-year run, the consumer show Agenda Festival was canceled by its producer, ReedPop, a division of Reed Exhibitions.

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Paul Smith Goes Cinema With "Men In Black"

05/23/2019

Secret agents wear suits in the fourth installation of the "Men In Black" franchise. Paul Smith gave these cinema detectives his idiosyncratic, sartorial style.

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After a Successful Launch, F.A.K.E. Plans Additional Pop-up

05/23/2019

With a following of concerned, fashionable animal-rights advocates, F.A.K.E. launched its inaugural event in Los Angeles.

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Parks Project x Jungmaven

05/22/2019

For Parks Project's recent collaboration T-shirt collection, it went hemp.

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Bandier Opens Melrose Flagship

05/20/2019

A florist’s loss is the gain for activewear fans.

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Students in Flagstaff, Ariz., Win Vans Shoe Contest

05/17/2019

The winners received $75,000 in prize money for their arts program at the high school.

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Woodbury University Celebrates 55th Annual Student Fashion Show

05/16/2019

Architecture was the inspiration for this year’s Woodbury University student fashion show, where graduates were able to take what they spent years learning and display it on the runway.

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The RealReal Appoints Four New members to Its Board

05/16/2019

San Francisco luxury-resale company The RealReal announced it has named four new members to its board of directors.

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Boyish Founder Jordan Nodarse Releases Spring 2019 Collection With Sustainability in Mind

05/16/2019

Los Angeles–based brand Boyish recently launched its new 30-piece Spring 2019 collection as a testament to its progress toward more eco-friendly jeans.

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By Marta Goldschmied Leads the Bad Girl of Denim Into the Temptation of Vinyl

05/16/2019

With a new brand but same rebellious spirit, Marta Goldschmied is ready to forge her own path in the apparel industry.

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Delta Galil Sees Sales Rise in First Quarter

05/16/2019

Delta Galil, the Israeli-based apparel company whose California labels include 7 For All Mankind, Splendid, Ella Moss and P.J. Salvage, reported a 9 percent increase in sales for the first quarter of 2019.

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