Kari Hamanaka

Ministry of Supply

Fashion Scoops

Ministry of Supply Goes Back to Roots on Kickstarter

The company’s going back to the platform for the release of a smart jacket.

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Ray-Ban The Grove

Fashion Scoops

Ray-Ban Returns to The Grove for More Permanent Stay

The sunglass brand, after a temporary stint at the Los Angeles outdoor shopping center, has inked a deal for a permanent presence there.

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Vera Wang

Fashion Features

Vera Wang Talks Red-Carpet Dressing at CFDA, Variety, WWD Luncheon

The event at the Chateau Marmont served as the launch for the trio’s “Runway to Red Carpet” initiative.

clock February 20, 2018Kari Hamanaka

Patricia Darrow Smith and Michael Smith


White House|Black Market Founders Shepard Growth of South Moon Under

A former surf shop is accelerating growth under the Smiths’ direction.

clock February 20, 2018Kari Hamanaka


Fashion Scoops

Gorjana Continues Store Growth Push in NoLIta

The Laguna Beach jewelry line known for its delicate pieces has opened on Elizabeth Street.

clock February 20, 2018Kari Hamanaka

Rachel Lindsay


Vow To Be Chic Gets Another $2.5M to Drive Awareness

The bridesmaid’s dress rental firm aims to solidify and grow its position within the industry.

clock February 20, 2018Kari Hamanaka

Paul Marciano

Human Resources

Paul Marciano Takes Leave From Guess as Investigation Continues

The denim company said the executive will remove himself from the firm’s day-to-day activities.

clock February 20, 2018Kari Hamanaka



Las Vegas Trade Shows: Women’s Highlights for Fall 2018

A look at what was trending across the Vegas trade show floors for women.

clock February 20, 2018Kari Hamanaka and Marcy Medina



Vegas Trade Shows Make Pitch of Efficient and New to Woo Traffic

As companies pushed fall and immediates, show organizers continued to whittle away at the format.

clock February 20, 2018Kari Hamanaka

DNCE K-Swiss

Fashion Scoops

K-Swiss Continues Work With DNCE in Latest Shoe Release

The Los Angeles footwear firm continues its work with the Joe Jonas-fronted band as it looks to have the brand resonate with a younger audience.

clock February 19, 2018Kari Hamanaka

Stephanie Gilmore

Marketing and Promotion

Roxy Looks to Recast Brand in Bid to Broaden Base

The women’s action sports label has a new campaign pulling in not just board sport athletes, but more mainstream celebrities and influencers.

clock February 19, 2018Kari Hamanaka

Luke Tadashi

Street Style

Adidas Panel Talks Basketball Culture in Fashion

Luke Tadashi of Bristol Studio, designer Eric Emanuel and Denis Dekovic of Brooklyn Creator Farm on drawing inspiration from the court and Adidas collaborations.

clock February 16, 2018Kari Hamanaka

Bodega at the Row DTLA


Bodega Parties to Ring in West Coast Debut

The high-end streetwear shop now bookends the country, with the opening of its downtown Los Angeles store.

clock February 16, 2018Kari Hamanaka

Nicky Hilton Rothschild

Fashion Scoops

Nicky Hilton Rothschild on Tolani Capsule

The collection marks the first time both parties designed a children’s line.

clock February 15, 2018Kari Hamanaka

Sports Illustrated

Fashion Scoops

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Line With Raj Swim Arrives

Meredith Corp.’s Sports Illustrated title disclosed the multiyear licensing deal last summer with the first collection release timed with the reveal of the annual swimsuit issue.

clock February 13, 2018Kari Hamanaka

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