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  • Democratic blue for Michelle Obama

    Democratic blue for Michelle Obama
    The American fashion industry held its breath on Inauguration Day for a series of Big Reveals. Word came quickly that the navy check coat and dress Michelle Obama wore to the morning prayer service at St. John's Episcopal Church was from American...
  • Changes in store in 2012

    Changes in store in 2012
    Marni comes to L.A. The Marni for H&M collection launched in L.A. with a star-studded soiree that included Drew Barrymore, Andrea Riseborough, Jessica Chastain, Milla Jovovich, Lily Collins, Freida Pinto and Winona Ryder. The setting — the 1926...
  • Designer Greg Chait: Ready for his close-up?

    Designer Greg Chait: Ready for his close-up?
    When Greg Chait won the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Award in New York City last month, the man behind the Elder Statesman line of ultra-luxury cashmere knits — think $5,525 blankets, $1,890 belted cardigan sweaters and $380 ski caps — was...
  • Forever 21, Known For Being Horrible, Surprisingly Does Something Unhorrible

    Forever 21, Known For Being Horrible, Surprisingly Does Something Unhorrible
    Most ladies my age (ahem, late 20s) and those older and younger (so basically a lot of the ladies) have shopped at Forever 21 at some point. The retail clothing chain is known for its cheap (and cheaply made) trendy fashion, gaudy jewelry, and for ripping...
  • Samuel L. 'Sandy' Frank

    Samuel L. 'Sandy' Frank
    Samuel L. "Sandy" Frank, a retired Baltimore clothing manufacturer executive and World War II veteran, died Feb. 28 from cancer at his Roland Park Place home. The former longtime Mount Washington resident was 92. The son of Henry Frank, who headed A....
  • 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...
  • Owner of collapsed building in Bangladesh is arrested

    NEW DELHI, India –- The owner of a collapsed building in Bangladesh was arrested Sunday near the Indian borderĀ as the death toll rose to at least 370 in the nation’s worst garment industry disaster. With more than 800 people still missing...
  • 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...