| Sep 4, 2013
| 10:46 AM
Fashions created from trash sets apart the designers in the Festival of Arts Runway Fashion Show from all other couturiers.
The show features designs by festival exhibitors made of recycled, reclaimed or re-used materials. Four cash prizes of $1,000 are...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 3:34 PM
American Apparel Inc. struggled with out-of-stock items and high costs as it continued to transition to a new distribution center in La Mirada, resulting in disappointing earnings for the period ended Sept. 30.
The Los Angeles company said its revenue...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 1:47 PM
At 9 a.m., stores such as Old Navy and Banana Republic were opening on the Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica, hoping to lure Thanksgiving shoppers with discounts and other deals.
But very few showed up. The emptiness was almost eerie, with no lines...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 2:16 PM
With the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, set to begin in less than 10 weeks, Los Angeles-based American Apparel has partnered with organizations Athlete Ally and All Out on a clothing line to benefit LGBT advocacy groups in Russia.
| Dec 3, 2013
| 8:11 AM
Harry Styles of One Direction took home the British Style Award at the British Fashion Awards on Monday in London. The 19-year-old received the award from Alexa Chung, herself the winner for the last three years, and model Jack Guinness. He beat out other...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 11:34 AM
Tuesday at its New York City flagship, Burton Snowboards unveiled the official uniforms to be worn by U.S. snowboarders at the upcoming Olympic Winter Games, a collection that manages to be both retro-nostalgia cool and highly technical.
The most high-...
| May 14, 2013
By Jessica Reynolds Quick: How many of you can name which country each item of clothing you're currently wearing came from? I'll assume it's no one. Most of us probably couldn't even say which brand each piece belongs to without......
| Mar 14, 2011
| 9:00 PM
When Lady Gaga appeared on the MTV Video Music Awards in a meat dress last September, I screamed with delight. I immediately wanted to meet the designer behind the controversial creation. On March 3, I got my chance when I attended a show featuring the...
| Oct 20, 2011
Monday nights at Vincenti, the Brentwood Italian's chef (and now partner) Nicola Mastronardi turns out some terrific pizzas in addition to the regular menu. I remember some of his pies with great fondness. But Mastronardi has branched out to open the...
| Sep 11, 2011
When my son was born three years ago, we received an olive green romper embroidered with a tiny red elephant, an outfit that came from a children's boutique specializing in a line of handmade, local and eco-friendly clothing and toys. No matter how many...
| Mar 8, 2011
| 2:18 PM
American Apparel founder Dov Charney, 42, is being sued for allegedly sodomizing one of his young models on her 18th birthday, then turning her into his sex slave.
Charney reportedly forced the girl to send him nude pictures and texts, before finally...