| Mar 22, 2014
| 5:00 AM
In a gallery-like loft space on South La Brea Avenue, rolls of fabrics are displayed by color in rich cascades of texture and pattern. Tags on the rolls make it evident that this is no run-of-the-mill fabric shop: Some are labeled with the names of...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Mukhta Mollah deftly smooths the red fabric and guides it through a whirling sewing machine. She sews side seams on women's blouses bound for America. Eight hours a day or longer in this hot and sweaty factory. Six days a week.
On this day, like every...
| May 14, 2014
| 4:50 AM
Thousands of anti-China protesters ransacked, looted and set fire to foreign-run factories in southern Vietnam on Tuesday and Wednesday in a wave of violence sparked by a dispute over China’s placement of an oil rig in waters claimed by both...
| May 18, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Nicholas Kirkwood is on his way to joining Manolo Blahnik, Christian Louboutin and Jimmy Choo in the pantheon of shoe gods.
At 33, the London-based designer has an identifiable architectural style (dynamic designs with triangle heels and boomerang-...
| May 6, 2014
| 9:47 AM
When Kim Kardashian, in a draped petrol blue Lanvin gown, is one of the best dressed, you know it was a crazy night.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Gala for the fashion exhibition "Charles James: Beyond Fashion" was beyond fashion...
| May 6, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Though known primarily as a film studio, Relativity has many flourishing departments, including television, fashion, sports management and digital media. The company recently announced the launch of Madvine, its inhouse agency. We spoke to the heads of...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 11:04 AM
Will a call by high-profile members of the fashion industry to boycott hotel properties with ties to Brunei because of that country's anti-gay laws be answered beyond the echo chamber of social media?
The answer appears to be yes -- at least in the case...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The growing intersection between Hollywood and the fashion industry was evident on July 19 as TV academy members, design students and all out fashionistas came together at downtown Los Angeles' Fashion Institute of Design and & Merchandising for the...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 12:34 PM
In advance of upcoming runway shows in London, Milan and Paris, the Human Rights Campaign -- the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization -- has issued an open letter to members of the fashion industry urging...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 9:26 AM
Warren of Stafford, a textile mill that ended 160 years of production in December, plans to restart its looms within 10 days.
Thursday, American Woolen Co. announced it would buy the mill complex from Loro Piana, an Italian luxury cashmere and wool...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 7:30 AM
They scurry between vehicles in the traffic-choked cities of northern Nigeria, small boys in tattered clothing armed with begging tins.
Known as the almajiri, the youngsters, some no older than 5, have flooded the streets for the nearly 15 years since a...