Kari Hamanaka

Daniel Patrick x Starter

Street Style

Daniel Patrick, Starter Come Together for Collaboration

The Nineties-inspired line looks to fuse the Daniel Patrick streetwear aesthetic with the heritage athletic brand.

clock 20hKari Hamanaka

Anwar Carrots

Street Style

Street Signs: Getting Fresh With Anwar Carrots

Chatting with the founder of a brand on the verge as he went from Arlington Heights streetwear fan to deals with Evian, Champion, K-Swiss and on.

clock October 16, 2018Kari Hamanaka



Valfré Enters Topshop as Founders Look to Kick Expansion Into High Gear

The Los Angeles apparel and accessories firm has steadily gained a following with the art of founder Ilse Valfré.

clock October 11, 2018Kari Hamanaka

Whimsy + Row

Fashion Scoops

Whimsy + Row Branches Out With First Store

The sustainable label and multibranded e-tailer has opened a hybrid store and headquarters.

clock October 11, 2018Kari Hamanaka

Shopify Los Angeles


Shopify Sets Roots in L.A. With First Physical Outpost

The concept space helps plug the company’s services in a co-working environment designed for area entrepreneurs.

clock October 11, 2018Kari Hamanaka

Volcom Westfield Century City


Volcom CEO Remains Focused on Bolstering Product Lines, Store Growth

The action sports company recently opened a new store in Century City, driven by a larger focus on expanding the brand’s reach.

clock October 10, 2018Kari Hamanaka

Spiritual Gangster


Spiritual Gangster on Hunt for Capital Infusion

The 10-year-old brand is going to outside investors for the first time to raise money in hopes of coming out on top in the activewear space.

clock October 8, 2018Kari Hamanaka

Alternative Apparel


Alternative Apparel to Hunker Down on Youth Market

The Hanesbrands-owned basics company has broadened its customer base with the introduction of kids’ clothing.

clock October 5, 2018Kari Hamanaka

Louis Vuitton South Coast Plaza


Louis Vuitton CEO Sees the Future in California

A moment with the luxury house’s chairman and ceo as he talked the state’s strengths, streetwear and what’s next in retail.

clock October 5, 2018Kari Hamanaka


Fashion Features

Monogram Diversifies Through Category Expansion

The art-based graphic T-shirt brand is slowly building its assortment and wholesale business.

clock October 4, 2018Kari Hamanaka

The Muppet Show Sandro


SMCP North America CEO Talks Retail, Sandro’s ‘The Muppet Show’ Pop-Up

Executive Paul Griffin says the “accessible luxury” brand’s new pop-up is a way to keep consumers excited.

clock October 2, 2018Kari Hamanaka

CF Clubhouse


Linda Wells to Keynote College Fashionista’s Inaugural Conference

The online media site, with content geared for the college set, will now get into the conference space.

clock October 2, 2018Kari Hamanaka

Gabbriette x Junk Food Clothing

Fashion Scoops

Junk Food Enlists Gabbriette Bechtel for Limited-Edition Capsule

The label teamed with the model-photographer for its fall 2018 look book before tapping Bechtel for a capsule inspired by pieces from her wardrobe.

clock October 1, 2018Kari Hamanaka

Simon Miller


Simon Miller Delves Into Footwear

The Los Angeles label continues the momentum around its aim to be a lifestyle brand and style customers from head to toe.

clock October 1, 2018Kari Hamanaka


Fashion Scoops

L’Occitane Taps Roaming Truck to Acquire Customers, Scout for Real Estate

The beauty company’s L’Occi truck caps its three-city launch tour at The Grove. 

clock September 28, 2018Kari Hamanaka

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