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Thrasher Magazine Vet, Skateboarder Jake Phelps Dead at 56

Phelps helmed one of the skate community’s most well-known media outlets for some 26 years.

clock March 15, 2019Kari Hamanaka

Rodeo Drive Los Angeles California 2008-shopping Centre With Passing Lamborghini Random Commercial Property Portfolio, Na, United States, 2010

Real Estate

LVMH Said Eyeing Hotel Development for Beverly Hills’ Rodeo Drive

“To have [LVMH] with an upscale hotel would be a big benefit to the street,” said Chuck Dembo, a partner in Dembo Realty in Beverly Hills.

clock March 14, 2019Booth Moore

Noah Raf, Josh Sitt, Peiman Raf, Mason Spector

Street Style

Madhappy Gets Savvy After $1.5M Seed With Basics, New Web Site and App

The company’s closed on its seed round as it’s set to launch basics and a redesigned web site featuring more content around its messaging of mental health awareness.  

clock March 13, 2019Kari Hamanaka and Jean E. Palmieri

Project Runway Reboot

Fashion Features

Karlie Kloss and New ‘Project Runway’ Judges on the Show’s Kinder, Gentler Reboot

“No one was being snarky for the sake of being snarky,” said new judge Elaine Welteroth. “We were there to be honest, and give critical feedback with the intention of making them the best designers they could possibly be because we were rooting from them.”

clock March 9, 2019Booth Moore

Parties

Ashley Madekwe, Katherine McNamara Fete Uniqlo JW Anderson and Hana Tajima Collabs

“It’s cool to support bigger designers when they’re more accessible to people who don’t have a lot of money for high fashion things,” said “The Walking Dead” actress Alanna Masterson at the bash.

clock March 8, 2019Ericka Franklin

Showpo

Retail

Showpo Moves In on Melrose Avenue

The street, whether hosting temporary or permanent doors, has become popular among Millennial fashion firms looking to have influencer hangouts and Instagrammable-worthy shopping spots. 

clock March 8, 2019Kari Hamanaka

Dstld

Retail

Dstld Plans Marketing Boost With Former Coach Exec Hire

The direct-to-consumer denim essentials brand has tapped Laura Dowling to lead marketing as the newly established Digital Brands Group continues to refine its platform approach.

clock March 7, 2019Kari Hamanaka

Sneakersnstuff founders

Street Style

Experience Matters: Sneakersnstuff Cofounder Reflects on 20 Years

The sneaker retailer’s 20th anniversary will be marked by a Venice Beach Boardwalk store, bar addition in New York and new app.

clock March 6, 2019Kari Hamanaka

An Indochino showroom.

Mens Retail Business

Opportunity Abounds in Los Angeles for Indochino

The market is set to see its fourth showroom location and will have seven by year’s end.

clock March 6, 2019Kari Hamanaka

Vince Malibu Country Mart

Retail

Vince Tests Home Store Concept at Malibu Country Mart 

The dedicated home concept deepens the company’s testing into additional lifestyle categories. 

clock March 4, 2019Kari Hamanaka

Fame and Moda trade shows in Manhattan, Feb. 2019.

Retail

At Fame, Moda, Retailers On Hunt for Animal Prints

Meanwhile, few clothing companies seemed concerned by threats of potential tariffs.

clock February 28, 2019Kellie Ell

Dailylook

Fashion Scoops

Forever 21-Backed Dailylook Nabs Fashion Director

The new role at the company will handle fashion shoots and web content.

clock February 28, 2019Kari Hamanaka

Privé Alliance

Fashion Scoops

Privé Alliance Sets West Coast Launch in L.A. With New Store

The streetwear-inspired brand teamed with K-pop star Baekhyun on its latest collection, launched at Melrose Avenue retailer Acrostics.

clock February 27, 2019Kari Hamanaka

Henri Alexander Levy

Fashion Features

Enfants Riches Déprimés Isn’t Just for the Kids

The label that got its start with graphics on distressed blanks continues to refine its image as a luxury brand with its sights now on a Paris flagship.

clock February 27, 2019Kari Hamanaka

Bldwn

Fashion Features

The Remaking of Bldwn Into an American Fashion Brand

How the Los Angeles label is remaking its image through its ready-to-wear and stores.

clock February 26, 2019Kari Hamanaka

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Fake Tom Ford Quote on Melania Trump: What the Designer told WWD

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