Angelenos disposition to simple and socially adaptable ready-to-wear apparel has been adopted by the world at large, forcing fashion powerhouses like Paris and New York to either surrender their highbrow avant-garde sensibilities or recede into irrelevance.

While New York rose to prominence on the backs of its designers, Los Angeles will rise on the shoulders of its factories. With changing markets, comes new opportunities and Los Angeles is poised to cash in.

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