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Kari Hamanaka

Los Angeles Correspondent

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Who Killed Kitson?

More questions than answers persist in a legal battle where allegations a retailer's lenders brought down the…

Instagram’s Head of Partnerships Talks All Things Pop Culture, Los Angeles

How the social media platform's relationship with some of the biggest names and their Instagram strategies…

Revolve Ups Ante in Online Search

The retailer is expanding its use of a new visual search tool.

Naked Wardrobe Founders Discuss Growth, Retail

The Kaviani sisters are ready to take Naked Wardrobe to the next level with continued category expansion and…

Adrienne Bailon-Houghton Has Plans to Build XIXI Into a Lifestyle Brand

The singer, actress and entrepreneur has big plans for her budding jewelry brand.

Bristol Studio Offers Its Spin on Business Casual

The Los Angeles men's brand has a new, office-inspired capsule.

Simon G. Jewelry Sees Growth Potential in Men’s

The California jeweler will release its first men's collection in the fall.

Sorella Founders Talk Fubu, Leveraging the #GirlsTour Movement

Heather Sanders and Brittney Turner on what's next for their brand founded on women's empowerment.

Men’s Denim Brand Monfrère Expands to U.K.

The Los Angeles-based label is now in Selfridges as the company plans growth in Asia.

Elyse Walker Steps Up Expansion, Talks With Potential Partners

Luxury retailer Elyse Walker is entertaining prospective strategic partners as growth continues at a steady…

YG Celebrates Release of Summer Capsule

Last year represented a turning point for the brand with cut-and-sew debuting at Barneys and now begs the…

Ripndip Suits Up for Texas River Float

The skate brand's marketing push has big festival aspirations fueling it.

U.K. Department for International Trade Brings British Designers to Fred Segal

The group of six British fashion brands will hold court at a Fred Segal pop-up.

Kate Walsh Tests Boyfriend Perfume Pop-up Ahead of Retail Relaunch

The beauty brand started by the actress went back to direct-to-consumer last year and plans to reenter…

Luxury Rental Showroom By:Fashionaholic Expanding to Los Angeles

The Chicago-based business will open a permanent West Hollywood showroom in September on the heels of a…