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Levi’s Sees Solid Revenue Growth in the Third Quarter

By Deborah Belgum | October 11, 2018

Levi Strauss & Co. has been on a roll lately, reporting its fourth consecutive quarter of double-digit revenue growth.

Michael Glasser, Denim Innovator, 76

No one would ever say Michael Glasser was a shy man. People like to tell the story about how he was in Paris looking for design innovations when he saw a woman wearing a pair of patchwork Levi’s. He quickly chased after her.

Levi’s Sees Solid Revenue Growth in the Third Quarter

Levi Strauss & Co. shows strong results for third quarter of 2018.

Nicole Alex: A New Line That Mixes Athletic Support With Everyday Garments

Nicole Alex: A New Line That Mixes Athletic Support With Everyday Garments

Nicole Zabal had been in the fashion industry for some 20 years when she decided to start her own line of athleisure apparel that had something a little different—a built-in shelf bra in all her tops and dresses.

New Lines for Los Angeles Fashion Market Week

New Lines

Court Tells Dov Charney to Pay Nearly $20 Million to Hedge Fund

The Delaware Supreme Court upheld an early court ruling that Dov Charney, the founder of American Apparel, must repay $19.5 million to Standard General, a New York hedge fund.

n:Philanthropy Launches First West Coast Showroom at Cooper Design Space

After launching her Los Angeles brand n:Philanthropy in 2014, Yvonne Niami has finally opened her first West Coast showroom at the Cooper Design Space in downtown Los Angeles.

Sanctuary Creates Smarter Sustainable Manufacturing for Spring ‘19 Collection

Sanctuary Creates Smarter Sustainable Manufacturing for Spring ‘19 Collection

Ahead of its Spring 2019 launch, Los Angeles women’s lifestyle brand Sanctuary announced its “Smart Creation” production process, which will build the brand’s reputation for environmental and social responsibility.

Road Twenty-Two, a T-shirt Line With a Message, Closes Its Doors

Road Twenty-Two, a socially conscious San Francisco brand, announced that after four years it is shutting down its business.

H&M Launches Collection With Recycled Cashmere, Velvet and Eco-Conscious Fabric

With sustainability the buzzword for responsible fashion, H&M has launched a collection for Fall/Winter 2018 that incorporates recycled textiles, which include cashmere and velvet made from recycled polyester.

Huf Introduces a Collection for Women

Huf made its reputation as a men’s skate and streetwear brand, but since its very first day women have been wearing its T-shirts and hoodies.

Gap Inc. Introduces New Menswear Line: Hill City

In mid-October, Gap Inc. is scheduled to release a new clothing brand called Hill City, a men’s performance-wear label geared toward the active guy who exercises, bikes, runs or just likes to hang out in athletic wear.

The Los Angeles City Council Votes to Ban Fur Sales

Los Angeles has become the largest city in the United States to take a big step toward banning the sale of fur. Sales of vintage and used fur are exempt.

American Giant Enters the Made-in-America Denim Segment

Since its 2011 inception, American Giant has made a big impression on fans of premium basics. The San Francisco–based, primarily e-commerce apparel company founded by Bayard Winthrop has become known for its high-quality hoodies made in Los Angeles.

Finding Body Confidence in the Foundation of Sheer’s Little Black Dress

Many consumers often battle personal insecurities about their bodies and make apparel purchasing decisions based on how a piece of clothing makes their bodies appear—not simply how a garment looks on a hanger.

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