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  • 'Variety' owner Penske Media to acquire Fairchild Fashion

    'Variety' owner Penske Media to acquire Fairchild Fashion
    Jay Penske's media company is buying Fairchild Fashion Media, the owner of such fashion industry publications as Women's Wear Daily, Footwear News and Beauty Inc. Conde Nast, which currently owns Fairchild Fashion Media, said Tuesday that it wanted to...
  • American Apparel, others try to profit from domestic production

    American Apparel, others try to profit from domestic production
    A young woman named Mariona lounges on her knees and forearms. She wears a provocative expression and tight red American Apparel booty shorts. The advertisement's headline: "Made in USA — Sweatshop Free." The ads sell a racy image, but just as...
  • Tommy Hilfiger menswear to skip New York Fashion Week runway

    Tommy Hilfiger menswear to skip New York Fashion Week runway
    The spring and summer 2014 Tommy Hilfiger menswear collection won't be showing on the New York Fashion Week runway in September, reports fashion industry trade paper Women's Wear Daily. According to WWD, the label has decided to forgo the traditional...
  • If You're Wearing Houndstooth, You've Been Had

    If You're Wearing Houndstooth, You've Been Had
    It's time to look at this fall's hot new fashions. I heard you've been feeling good about yourself and it's time to take you down a notch. Have you seen any of these clothes? We are told that "houndstooth is the new black." How many of you want to...
  • L.A. well-represented in upcoming CFDA/Vogue Paris showcase

    L.A. well-represented in upcoming CFDA/Vogue Paris showcase
    Southern California-based brands account for half the lineup in an upcoming "Americans in Paris" initiative organized by the Council of Fashion Designers of America and Vogue magazine and sponsored by Tommy Hilfiger. Past West Coast CFDA/Vogue Fashion...
  • American Apparel's Dov Charney on the Bangladesh factory collapse

    Say there’s a concert scheduled at a major Los Angeles venue, but that managers smell gas in the air before the show goes on. Chances are that they will cancel the event and take a loss out of an abundance of caution, said Dov Charney, chief...
  • Morton 'Jerry' Baum, education fund director

    Morton 'Jerry' Baum, education fund director
    Morton "Jerry" Baum, founder and executive director of the Fund for Educational Excellence and a retired clothing manufacturing executive who was a tireless champion of city public schools, died May 5 from complications of Parkinson's disease at his...
  • In Bangladesh, search for bodies from factory collapse ends

    In Bangladesh, search for bodies from factory collapse ends
    NEW DELHI, India — The Bangladesh army announced Monday it would end its search for bodies in the rubble of a garment factory complex that collapsed nearly three weeks ago in a suburb of the capital, Dhaka. Saying they believe they have found...
  • Olsen twins Mary-Kate, Ashley talk 'Full House' fashion influence

    Olsen twins Mary-Kate, Ashley talk 'Full House' fashion influence
    The Olsen twins have made a new name for themselves in the fashion industry with their luxury brand the Row, but Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen actually sashayed into the world of fashion at a much earlier age when they donned designer duds on the set of...
  • Halloween: Is your costume racist? Where's the line?

    Halloween: Is your costume racist? Where's the line?
    Julianne Hough, a white actress, darkens her gorgeous mug, dresses up as a black TV character she admires, and apologizes after she is subjected to an Internet backlash. Some white idiots in Italy put on blackface for a fashion industry Halloween party....
  • Atelier Azza's next savvy move

    Atelier Azza's next savvy move
    Chicago-born designer Azeeza Khan turned heads almost instantly when she launched her label Azza in 2011, scoring coverage in The Wall Street Journal and Vogue. Despite capturing attention other designers labor a lifetime to attract, Khan, only 28 years...