7
May

Burberry Invades LA

The British invaded Los Angeles on Thursday night, with Burberry taking over the Griffith Observatory for a runway show and cocktails. The 700 guests included celebrities and fashion insiders like the photographer Mario Testino. Here are more photos. NYTIMES: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/20/fashion/burberry-invades-los-angeles-for-a-night.html
27
Feb

EMILY WARBURTON-ADAMS APPOINTED TO FWLA COMMITTEE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Jeremy Bamidele Fashion Week Los Angeles +1 (323) 844-FWLA press@fwla.com EMILY WARBURTON-ADAMS APPOINTED TO FASHION WEEK LA COMMITTEE The Board of Advisors for Fashion Week Los Angeles (FWLA) announced today that actress, model and fashion blogger Emily Warburton-Adams has been appointed to the Screening Committee. The Board of Advisors for FWLA...
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6
Sep

Income Disparity in the Fashion Industry

LOS ANGELES—Los Angeles employs a quarter of all fashion designers nationally and is the number one apparel manufacturing hub in the country, employing over twice as many apparel manufacturers as New York City. This makes income disparities between the highest wage earners and the lowest wage earners in the industry of particular importance to the...
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6
Sep

FWLA Market Statistics

Registration Statistics 104,973 registration invitation database 70,000 registries Approve 5,000 approved registrations last season (FW2016) Demographics, Geographics, and Psychographics (Based on 2014 data) Primary Geographic: Los Angeles Fourth largest fashion market globally with $46 Billion in apparel entering its ports annually No.1 apparel manufacturing market in the U.S. with $18 Billion in revenue to locally...
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6
Sep

Fashion Week Los Angeles: Closed to the Public

LOS ANGELES—Fashion Week Los Angeles (FWLA) is returning fashion week to its industry roots. Unlike the other fashion productions in the city of angels, FWLA is closed to the public. This decision to keep the production closed preceded New York Fashion Week falling from the number one highest grossing fashion week globally. It is speculated...
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6
Sep

FWLA: Securing the Fashion Manufacturing Capital

LOS ANGELES—“Fashion Week Los Angeles (FWLA) is offering fashion designers discounts to produce and source locally and domestically,” states FWLA Executive Producer Gio Ferrigno. “By encouraging domestic production and purchases, we seek to keep fashion revenue circulating in the Los Angeles basin.” Whereas apparel manufacturing has declined over 85 percent nationally since 1990, Los Angeles’...
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19
Jul

New Opportunities for Designers to Use Silk

On July 8, 2016 Emerging Textiles issued their quarterly report indicating silk prices have soared in the last weeks in China, due to anticipations of higher prices and the consecutive accumulation of inventories, although market fundamentals remain very bearish. Emerging Textiles Quarterly Silk Report Indicate a potential resurgence for designers to use silk.
18
May

HM Million Dollar Grant to Recycle Cotton (Update)

In August of 2015 H&M announced a million dollar grant to be split by five winners.  There was a ton of press coverage, especially because the difficulty of reusing recycled cotton in apparel is a major problem facing sustainability; especially of a fast-fashion empire like H&M.  Obviously, one of the major complaints we noticed circulating about...
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26
Jan

FWLA signs Leading Global Lifestyle Brand Cynthia Rowley

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — West coast fashion enthusiasts start the new year with excitement as Fashion Week Los Angeles announces that iconic womenswear designer Cynthia Rowley will present her collection on the runway during the FWLA event in Downtown LA. “Cynthia joins a growing list of forward thinking apparel brands that understand Los...
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