22 Mar 2019 10:00

Who needs L.A. fashion week? Not these designers

<p>The fashion designer Zoe Latta seeks inspiration at Los Angeles gas stations, where people from all walks of life emerge from their cars. “I’ve seen some obscene looks in L.A. gas stations, like six-inch stilettos with sweat pants,” the co-designer of Eckhaus Latta says with an enthusiasm that...</p>

21 Mar 2019 08:00

L.A. brand Dôen adds celebration dresses for weddings and more to its mix

<p>Back in the spring of 2016, while Hillary Clinton was in the throes of campaigning as the first female presidential candidate of a major party, Los Angeles-based sisters Margaret and Katherine Kleveland were busy putting their own stamp on the female empowerment landscape with the launch of their...</p>

21 Mar 2019 07:00

Atelier &amp; Repairs gives a second life to the fashion pieces we dump

<p>On a leafy street off Melrose Avenue, past trendy fashion boutiques, a bungalow with large picture-frame windows can easily catch the eye with its colorful mural evoking a deconstructed Mondrian painting. The Beverly Grove space could be mistaken for an art gallery, but what hangs within the white...</p>

21 Mar 2019 06:00

L.A. designer Emme Parsons slides into spring with a curated collection of sandals

<p>Emme Parsons’ shoe label was inspired by two tiny feet. “The catalyst for my brand was having my son,” Parsons said of launching her Los Angeles-based eponymous line of women’s sandals in 2017.</p> <p>As the story goes, Parsons first had the impulse to create footwear many years earlier while on vacation...</p>