| Sep 5, 2013
| 12:30 AM
On the eve of New York Fashion Week, the elite of both the fashion and entertainment industries gathered inside Lincoln Center's exclusive Mercedes Benz tents for the 10th annual Style Awards.
Sony Pictures Classics' co-topper Tom Bernard along with...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 12:41 PM
The spring and summer 2014 Tommy Hilfiger menswear collection won't be showing on the New York Fashion Week runway in September, reports fashion industry trade paper Women's Wear Daily.
According to WWD, the label has decided to forgo the traditional...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 3:05 PM
Scrubs didn't get much love from 1990s girl group TLC. But two local entrepreneurs feel differently.
Trina Spear and Heather Hasson co-founded Figs, a Culver City start-up that is hoping to shake up the medical clothing industry -- starting with those...
| Jul 7, 2013
Chicago-born designer Azeeza Khan turned heads almost instantly when she launched her label Azza in 2011, scoring coverage in The Wall Street Journal and Vogue.
Despite capturing attention other designers labor a lifetime to attract, Khan, only 28 years...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 12:03 PM
Most ladies my age (ahem, late 20s) and those older and younger (so basically a lot of the ladies) have shopped at Forever 21 at some point. The retail clothing chain is known for its cheap (and cheaply made) trendy fashion, gaudy jewelry, and for ripping...
| Feb 17, 2013
Vince Hellane was a businessman who cherished independence, so it seems fitting that his company has managed to thrive, even without its free-thinking founder at the helm.
Hellane created d’Vinci Interactive in 1993 in his Falling Waters, W.Va.,...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 10:31 AM
Smokestacks, boarding houses and old namesake clothing. That's all that's remains of the start-up textile industries in Southern Virginia.
But one aspect of the industry still lives, the stories from former employees.
Friday those stories came to life...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 6:02 PM
The American fashion industry held its breath on Inauguration Day for a series of Big Reveals.
Word came quickly that the navy check coat and dress Michelle Obama wore to the morning prayer service at St. John's Episcopal Church was from American...
| May 18, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Years ago, many towns in Somerset County had clothing factories. Local people made clothes for private label brands as well as governmental uniforms.
Then the manufacturing jobs were sent overseas, primarily to China, because it was cheaper to make...
| Dec 23, 2012
When Greg Chait won the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Award in New York City last month, the man behind the Elder Statesman line of ultra-luxury cashmere knits — think $5,525 blankets, $1,890 belted cardigan sweaters and $380 ski caps — was...
| May 20, 2013
| 12:30 PM
On the heels of Pharrell Williams joining the fashion competition show last week, Style Network's "Styled to Rock" has added model Erin Wasson to its panel of mentors for the Rihanna-produced series.
Show, slated to bow on the NBCU cabler later this...
| May 13, 2013
| 11:44 AM
NEW DELHI, India — The Bangladesh army announced Monday it would end its search for bodies in the rubble of a garment factory complex that collapsed nearly three weeks ago in a suburb of the capital, Dhaka.
Saying they believe they have found...