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August 18, 2016

First Look at Hoxton Hotel 

Urbanize LA reported on the first details of the Hoxton Hotel, coming to the Fashion District at 11th and Broadway in 2018. The 10-story building is planned to have 164 guest rooms, food and beverage venues, a spa, and rooftop deck with swimming pool. In a recent CCA meeting, a group working closely with the hotel also revealed the developer will be recruiting retail for the area. Read the full story here.

Hoxton Hotel is being developed by British developer Ennismore.

L.A. Textile Trade Show, September 26-28

The West Coast trade event for textile, design, and production resources returns to the California Market Center (CMC) September 26-28. L.A. Textile features mills, manufactures, and sourcing resources from around the world. The September trade show will focus on the Fall/Winter 2017-2018 season and will debut its SOURCING Pavilion where attendees can find factories, pattern makers, sample makers, cutting, dyeing, textile testing, and trend services.

For more information visit www.californiamarketcenter.com/latextile.

How Independent Designers are Keeping it Made in LA

Image via Apparel News

California Apparel News recently highlighted what it means to be an independent designer in Los Angeles and the struggle most face to survive in the fashion industry. The article illustrates the changes to the industry post-recession and how some independent designers are overcoming those challenges. Read the full story here.

Trend Report: Why Designers are Skipping Department Stores
The direct-to-consumer sales model continues to gain popularity among designers, from emerging brands to established fashion houses. Direct-to-consumer means shoppers are able to buy goods straight from the brand, as opposed to the department store. It's revolutionizing not just the way the fashion industry operates, but how consumers shop. Racked.com explains why designers are skipping the department store and why you should care. Read the full story here.

LA Business Journal Fashion Awards
The LA Business Journal is accepting nominations for their second annual 2016 Fashion Awards. The awards acknowledge top apparel companies that drive economic growth and help make Southern California a major force in the business of fashion. Anyone can nominate a business. The categories are
  • Social Responsibility
  • Trendsetter
  • Professional Service Provider
  • Supplier of the Year
  • Rising Brand
  • Philanthropy of the Year
  • Technology
  • Direct to Consumer
  • Made in California
Learn more about the 2016 Fashion Awards at www.labusinessjournal.com/bizevents/#FAW and click here to for the awards nomination form. The nomination deadline is Monday, August 22, 2016. 

Farmer's Market
Every Saturday, 9a-2p
Enjoy fresh produce, gourmet food, flowers, and entertainment at The Wall Farmer's Market, located on Wall Street between 8th and 7th Streets. Food, flowers, farmers, and fun!

Sample Sale Friday
Sample sales are held on the last Friday of every month and take place in the designer showrooms on 9th and Los Angeles Streets. Sample sale hours are typically 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Click here for more info. 

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