By Andrew Asch | August 17, 2014
Call it an unofficial 1-year birthday party. Downtown L.A. boutique Curio and fashion line Echo and Air are both about 1-year old. So they had a party.
Some fashion reporters are always on the look-out for what is new in jeans. I seem to always be on the lookout for caps. Outside of the Project show, there was some headwear that caught my eye.
Next month, Undefeated, a pioneering streetwear label, will open its long-anticipated shop at District LaBrea.
Can anyone really get enough of the ice bucket challenge? Joining the tidal wave of people and businesses accepting the Ice Bucket Challenge last week was the Kitson emporium in Las Vegas. Check it out.
Part tech, part accessory, the QBracelet is a lightweight aluminum bracelet with a rechargeable lithium ion battery inside to charge a cellphone.
The first-official Hello Kitty fan convention will be held in downtown L.A. in late October.
With 20 shows spread out over several venues in Las Vegas, I decided to put trade show mileage to the test.
Bemo is a small camera designed to capture images and quickly post them on social media. Last week, it hosted a party with the Ron Robinson boutique.
FIDM is selling a few dummies.
Levi’s is biking to downtown Los Angeles. It opened a pop-up shop for its bicycling friendly Levi’s Commuter line at 157 W. 5th St in downtown Los Angeles.
Menswear Line Parke & Ronen will go into its Spring ’15 looks with a yen for linen, said co-founder Ronen Jehezkel.
Downtown L.A. Artist Alexander Schaefer gained notoriety with his "Burning Banks" paintings during the Occupy protest. On Aug. 14, another side of Shaefer went on display. Some of his new paintings were included in a group gallery show in the Fashion District, and they don't have a political theme.
New York’s Oak boutique went big when it opened its newest Los Angeles boutique.
After a career designing bags for other people, Michelle Queza will debut her own bag line. It’s called Simone Michele.
The makers of Uggs, Tevas, Sanuks and other footwear goes all out in constructing its new headquarters in Goleta, Calif.