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Sanuk, the Irvine footwear firm known for selling its quirky sandals in surf specialty shops, is coming to beachy Santa Monica this week with its first-ever company-owned store. The flagship shop on the Santa Monica Promenade opens Friday. The lo-fi...
While plenty of punk fans were receiving new Converse sneakers for the holidays, L.A. noise-rock duo No Age was protesting the company (and the working conditions under its parent company Nike) at a show ostensibly promoting the shoe brand. On Dec. 18,...
Jesús García saw no reason to be afraid of death. "It's not good to fear anything," he once said. "Death is always around, but you've got to laugh at death." After leaving the hospital that afternoon in early May, he boarded the bus at Vermont and...
Los Angeles TimesIf you think camouflage is just the stuff of old beat-up military uniforms and cheap thermals lying around dusty army-navy shops, you're missing out on the biggest hiding-in-plain-sight trend in cutting-edge menswear this fall. Camo, as fashion folk say,...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesImages of hippie-era love beads and Native American-inspired headbands can condemn beading in jewelry and accessories to appearing quaint at best. But the artisan level of contemporary beaders crafting today's fashion jewelry and accessories puts that...
Los Angeles TimesEvery fall, college campuses swarm with women wearing all kinds of leather flats, but there are always a select few brave enough to walk across the quad in stilettos. Those risk-takers might look great, but who can realistically trek to class in high...
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Los Angeles Times Fashion CriticWith summer in full swing, it's time to hit the beach — for sunning, yes, but also for shopping. There's a new level of sophistication in shopping along the coast. Locally owned boutiques with a curated point of view are changing the flavor of...
All The RageTo mark the July 20 premiere of "Dark Knight Rises," Converse is rolling out its latest collaboration with DC: two Chuck Taylor All Star sneakers that will sell exclusively at Journeys. One features Batman, the other the villain Bane. Both feature...
Nike Inc. is selling off its Cole Haan shoes and accessories brand and its Umbro soccer-related company in order to focus on its namesake products. The company wants to focus on Nike gear such as its new digital FuelBand fitness tracker, as well as items...
All The RageMillions of shoes are trashed in the U.S. each year. That's a lot of Nikes and Converse that are languishing in landfills, never to be seen again. But a new shoe company hopes to change that. Remyxx, in Charlotte, N.C.,......
All The RagePainted Bird, a new line of crocheted shoes out of Laguna Beach, arrives just in time for summer....
All The RageNike recently announced that the limited-edition Air Yeezy II, the second iteration of its collaboration with rapper/designer Kanye West, is set to drop at select global retailers June 9, with an MSRP of $245....
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