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  • Fabric Store from New Zealand seams like a nature fit in L.A.

    Fabric Store from New Zealand seams like a nature fit in L.A.
    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...
  • Bangladesh women find liberty in hard labor

    Bangladesh women find liberty in hard labor
    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...
  • Vietnam mobs torch foreign factories in anti-China protests

    Vietnam mobs torch foreign factories in anti-China protests
    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...
  • Nicholas Kirkwood is on the path to shoe greatness, step by step

     Nicholas Kirkwood is on the path to shoe greatness, step by step
    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-...
  • Met Costume Institute Gala: Beyond fashion indeed

    Met Costume Institute Gala: Beyond fashion indeed
    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...
  • Relativity at 10: Division Heads on Firm's Future

    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...
  • Beverly Hills Hotel protest planned over Brunei's anti-gay laws

    Beverly Hills Hotel protest planned over Brunei's anti-gay laws
    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...
  • 'Downton Abbey,' 'Pretty Little Liars' Costume Design Celebrated at TV Acad, FIDM Exhibit

    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...
  • Rights group urges fashion week boycott of hotels linked to Brunei

    Rights group urges fashion week boycott of hotels linked to Brunei
    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...
  • Investor Revives Closed Warren of Stafford Textile Mill

    Investor Revives Closed Warren of Stafford Textile Mill
    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...
  • In Nigeria, child beggars are easy recruits for Boko Haram extremists

    In Nigeria, child beggars are easy recruits for Boko Haram extremists
    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...