Los Angeles Fashion Industry
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Fashion Group: if you work in the fashion industry in the state of
California, you are welcome to join the California fashion group at the Fashion
California Fashion Trade Shows: fashion industry trade
show events that take place in California.
Los Angeles Fashion Schools
Los Angeles Fashion News: directory of news regarding fashion in
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Women's Clothing Stores in California
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Fabric Stores in California
Jewelry Stores in California
California Fashion Guide
9b Apparel: 9b Apparel is a full service apparel manufacturer
located in the heart of the garment district in Downtown Los Angeles. 9b
produces itï¿½s organic and natural boutique maternity collection twice a year.
Further, 9b private label manufactures maternity and non-maternity knits,
natural and organic fabrics, and premium denim for many designers,
manufacturers, and chains. All production is conducted in Southern California.
Address: 850 S. Broadway, #801-B Los Angeles, CA
90014 Phone # (213) 622-6655 Fax - (213) 622-6656 E-mail:
[email protected] Contact name:
California College of the Arts: The Fashion Design Program is an idea-driven, craft-based course of
study that emphasizes design concepts and skill development. The goal is to
produce designers of daring originality who are willing to explore across
disciplines and contribute to fashion as an aspect of modern art and culture.
Students gain technical expertise in pattern making, sewing, draping, and
fashion illustration and learn the visual and verbal communication skills
necessary for success in all aspects of the global field. They develop creative
solutions to the challenges of sustainability by designing and manufacturing
fashions that respect the environment and preserve native cultures. Graduates
are innovators with excellent skills; they have the ability to do well while
doing good. The program culminates with the creation of individualized senior
collections and exit portfolios as well as a group runway fashion show in the
California Fashion Association: The California Fashion Association (CFA) is
a non-profit organization established to provide information for business
expansion and growth to California's apparel and textile industries.
California Market Center
Academy Awards Fashion Guide
You are welcome to join the
California Fashion Group at the
Fashion Industry Network.
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Event LA (Eska Inc.): Event-LA.com
is the new internet division of Event LA, manufacturer of women's apparel in
Los Angeles, USA. Their sales office is located in
the new LA Fashion Center Mart in Los Angeles Fashion District.
They have worked under private label programs with
notable national chains such as, Anchor Blue, Charlotte Russe, Tilly's, Wet
Seal, Forever21 as well as hundreds of small to medium store chains in the
USA and abroad. They have been one of the leaders
of Los Angeles Fashion District manufacturers and importers of women's
apparel since 1991. For the last few years, Los Angeles has emerged to be
the main stage of the fashion world and they have
been on the forefront of this transformation. Their
specialty is low to medium budget trendy fashion for women, providing
their customers with fast turn around using
their strong domestic production capacities as
well as a very competitive pricing with their
overseas production facilities. Eska Inc. / Event LA Fashion Center 1458 S.
San Pedro St. #139 LA CA 90015 3510 S. Central Ave. LA CA 90011 213-763-0582
213-763-0682 Fax [email protected]
Inc. (FBI) : Fashion Business Inc. (501c3) provides
California's apparel entrepreneurs with the resources and training to turn
their vision into a profitable reality. The FBI Resource Center along with
our website and business partners offers our members industry specific
business & compliance education, sourcing, networking and marketing and
consulting services. These services promote the success of FBI members and
insure the future vibrancy of California's fashion industry.
It is the goal of the FBI to make said services
available at low or no cost to it's members.
- Providing professional development,
mentoring, business and management training to owners and
prospective owners of small apparel businesses.
- Offering opportunities for networking
and introductions to industry services, resources, suppliers and
- Marketing and promotion of members'
- Creating a common ground for the
diverse sectors of the Los Angeles Apparel Industry to join
together for their mutual benefit.
- Creating a crossroads of manufacturers
- Supporting and reinforcing downtown as
the center of the Apparel Industry in Southern California
through real estate location services.
Enhancing employment and tax revenues
through the growth of small businesses.
Learn more about the
Business Inc. here on Apparel Search.
/The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising is a WASC and
NASAD accredited, co-educational, specialized, private college with campuses
in Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego and Orange County, California. FIDM
offers Associate of Arts, Professional Designation and Advanced Study Degree
programs in Fashion Design, Interior Design, Merchandise Marketing,
Merchandise Product Development, Textile Design, Visual Communications,
Graphic Design, Beauty Industry Merchandising & Marketing, Theatre Costume
Design, International Manufacturing & Product Development, Film & TV Costume
Design, Digital Media, Footwear Design, and Apparel Manufacturing
Management. In addition, FIDM is now offering Associate of Arts and
Professional Designation Degree programs in Jewelry Design. FIDM has an
enrollment of 6,500 full-time students. Over the last 30 years, FIDM has
built an alumni network in excess of 35,000 graduates around the world. The
college's alumni base and industry-wide reputation for excellence both give
Fashion Market of San
Francisco: The Golden Gate Apparel Association is proud to present five
trade shows each year for wholesale, catalog, and retail buyers of women's
clothing and accessories. A grand display of contemporary fashions adorn the
Concourse Exhibition Center five distinctive times a year featuring dress
and maternity clothing, jr. sportswear, missy, kids wear, sleepwear,
intimate lingerie and quality women's apparel of all kinds. Complimenting
the mix you will also find a wide selection of fashion jewelry accessories
including bracelets, necklaces, pendants, earrings, and other costume
jewelry. In addition to jewelry discover unique and custom hats, handbags,
belts, sandals, blouses, skirts,pants, jackets, sweaters, and more. Their
exhibitors include small manufacturers, factory representatives and sales
reps for a variety of women's clothing accessory producers. Their generous
four day exposition allows you to spend as much time as you need to secure
fine quality apparel for your retail clothing store, wholesale distribution,
or catalog house.
Garment Manufacturers and Contractors
LA Fashion District :
The LA Fashion District spans 90 blocks and is the hub of the apparel
industry on the West Coast. Retailers, wholesale buyers, designers,
stylists, students, shoppers and residents all converge here. Whether you're
a wholesale buyer reviewing the latest collections in the District's
designer showrooms, or a shopper on the prowl for a bargain - it's all here:
apparel and accessories for the entire family, textiles, flowers, even
live/work lofts. To ensure that your visit to the LA Fashion District is as
rewarding as possible, LA Fashion District property owners, a coalition of
nearly 600, contribute over $3 million annually to support the LA Fashion
District Business Improvement District (BID). The LA Fashion District BID is
a non-profit organization, dedicated to making the community a clean, safe
and friendly place to work, shop, do business and live through maintenance,
security and marketing programs. Launched in January, 1996, the LA Fashion
District BID was the first BID in Los Angeles. A
15-member Board of Directors, consisting of LA Fashion District property
owners, administer the management of the BID. A seven-member management team
directs the day-to-day operation of BID programs and serves as a liaison for
law enforcement, industry associations and city government. The LA
Fashion District BID covers 90-blocks in downtown Los Angeles. General
boundaries are from 7th Street to the north, Santa Monica Freeway to the
south, Spring and Main Streets to the west and San Pedro Street to the east.
(California): is a domestic contract
knitting company located in the downtown garment district of Los Angeles, CA
90015. They do high end custom knitted samples for
designers offering flat bed knitting and industrial knitting production with
small minimums. They also provide high end top
quality cashmere and wool yarns. Address:
Los Angeles, CA 90015 310-951-9095 e-mail:
Contact: Leah Walton
- USA Manufacturer
- Sample Making
Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation
: California has always been known as an "incubator" of new
ideas, new products and entrepreneurial spirit. Southern California and most
especially LA County has led the way in celebrating and nurturing that
spirit. The people, institutions of knowledge, great climate and
infrastructure have enabled the LA region to emerge as a leading business,
trade and cultural center-- a creative capital for the 21st century
Week LA Fashion Week: IMG Fashion, a division of international sports
and lifestyle event and management giant IMG, encompasses 7th on Sixth, the
world's premier producers of fashion weeks, IMG Fashion Asia Pacific, IMG
Fashion Europe and The Daily Front Row, the fashion industry's must read
fashion week obsession. 7th on Sixth was originally created in 1993 with a
mission to organize, centralize and modernize the American Collections and
provide a platform for American designers to become players in the global
fashion business by providing state-of-the-art venues, an experienced
production team and maximum exposure through a wide variety of marketing
benefits and advertising opportunities.
Fashion Week ï¿½ debuted in 2004
and is back for the third annual event in 2006! It should be no surprise
that such a cultural and affluent destination like San Francisco finally has
a fashion week to call it's own. San Francisco Fashion Weekï¿½ promises the
infusion of fashion, art, music, culture and style into a week-long series
of events put on like no other city in the world could do. This is Fashion
Week - San Francisco STYLE!
Sylvie P: Sylvie P offers pattern making and
made-to-order services for any type of garment and sizes: sportswear,
formal, bridal, lingerieï¿½Men, Women, children. Pattern drafting (traditional
or CAD, fitting capability), grading, Spec sheets (finish measurements, flat
sketches, construction details), and sample making (small run) By
appointment only 650 296 4296;
[email protected] Address:
1201 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
- Pattern Making
- Sample Making
- California Fashion Industry
Textile Association of Los Angeles: Textile Association of Los
Angeles (TALA) is a membership-based group of professionals engaged in
textile sales, manufacturing, related products and services to the apparel
industry. The association provides education, networking opportunities and
resource information services locating textiles, related products and
services within the apparel industry. The association provides services
through its office, annual directory, and numerous networking events and
opportunities, to members and the wider fashion (apparel) community.
World Trade Center Association Lost Angeles / Long Beach: The WTCA LA-LB supports successful international business development
facilitating international trade by providing valued services to local and
worldwide members. Since 1986, the WTCA LA-LB is the recognized
clearinghouse for international trade information and resources in the Los
Angeles region. The World Trade Center Association Los Angeles-Long Beach (WTCA
LA-LB) holds a leadership role in the global World Trade Centers
Association, serving as its active Los Angeles County branch. The WTCA
worldwide trade organization stands outside of politics, across national
boundaries, in service to those who develop, facilitate, and educate the
community on international trade issues. Currently, there are more than
750,000 members of over 212 World Trade Centers in 101 countries. This
potential for enhancing two-way trade is unmatched by any other trade