The following lines are new at the California Market Center. Price ranges are wholesale.

This story first appeared in the March 12, 2009 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.


Dream Culture, Showroom Five 21, B-521. Jackets, dresses, tanks and pants that mix structure with femininity; $30 to $80.

Emma & Sam, Wells Apparel Group, B-1085. Muted knit tops in solids and tie-dyes, and trend-focused denim in a range of washes; $24 to $90.

Holy G., Rep Et Trois, A-294. Young contemporary sportswear in brushed linens and mixed cottons; $20 to $49.

Pure & Simple, L on 5, C-555. Yoga-inspired tops, tanks and pants in a cotton-Modal blend; $10 to $30.

Toku Juniors, 929 Showroom, C-42. Graphic-driven long- and short-sleeve T-shirts and tank tops in muted colors with embossed graphic prints; $21 to $27.


BiraBiro, Thea Showroom, B-698. Handwoven and embroidered organic cotton dresses from Ethiopia in bright solids and patterns; $40 to $80.

Tummy T’s, Thea Showroom, B-698. Cartoon novelty maternity T-shirts, tank tops and thermals; $19 to $24.

LA Made Maternity, West Coast Maternity, A-642. Cotton-blend garment-dyed separates in jewel-tones inspired by the original LA Made line; $12 to $46.


Diamond Veneer, Zirconmania, A-1090. Sterling silver and platinum-plated rings, earrings, pendants and bracelets with cubic zirconia; $15 to $150.

Giacini Atelier, Marty Buss Showroom, A-1025. Neutral-colored canvas totes with black vintage graphics in large and small sizes. $21-$30.

Handbag Milan, Engel’s Showroom, B-1069. PVC bags with lace overlay and ruffle details; $18 to $30.

Marley B. Parker, Engel’s Showroom, B-1069. Necklaces, bangles, rings, and cuffs with crystal-embossed details; $8 to $40.

Meridian Jewelry & Design, Marty Buss Showroom, A-1025. Sterling silver bracelets, necklaces, earrings and rings decorated with semiprecious stones, pearls and exotic shells; $12 to $300.

On White, Ute & Jim’s Accessories, A-1089. Resort-inspired dresses, skirts and tops in jersey, cotton blends and linens; $16 to $26.

Revolution, Engel’s Showroom B-1069. Rock ’n’ roll-style PVC totes with stud and grommet details; $28 to $55.

Sugar Mafia, Engel’s Showroom, B-1069. Oversize Lucite and metal bracelets, rings and necklaces with skulls, bows and other on-trend motifs; $10 to $75.

Susan Mango, Lea Goldman, A-1012. Hand-painted Balinese leather sandals, including flats and wedges embellished with sequins and satin thongs with semiprecious stones; $12 to $40.


Bamboo, Addiction A-403. Boxer-briefs for men and lace-detailed underwear and camisoles for women made from a blend of bamboo and spandex; $4 to $6.

Valentina, Wells Apparel Group, B-1085. Imported Italian hosiery and footwear with a European edge; $12.50 to $19.


AMB Designs, Carol & Erin Herzog, A-278. Nylon-and spandex T-shirts, leggings and camisoles in tie-dye, animal prints, paisleys and solids; $7 to $12.

Mithra, Fern Liberson & Co., A-317. Rayon knit T-shirts, tanks and dresses with nature-inspired patterns; $20 to $64.

Ivy Reed, Fern Liberson & Co., A-317.Balinese printed tops, jackets, skirts, pants and scarves; $40 to $57.

Inca Cotton, Fern Liberson & Co., A-317. Pre-shrunk cotton blouses, shirts and bustiers with details hand-embroidered in Peru; $25.50 to $42.50.

Kai Moon, Melody Fast Sales, A-313. Hand-dyed cotton Ts, tanks and dresses with gauze overlays; $32 to $56.

M by M Kalan, Salt & Pepper Sales B-329. Printed and solid jersey tops, skirts and dresses; $26 to $46.

Euphrosyne, Salt & Pepper Sales B-329. Coats, jackets and knit tops with Swarovski crystals and quilted details; $150 to $300.