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January 10, 1996 | DON LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Tired of the fast lane, surf wear designer Shawn Stussy is stepping down as president of the highly successful company he founded a decade ago. Stussy, 41, an Orange County surfer who turned his surfboard design hobby into a clothing business with annual revenue of $35 million, will remain as a consultant to Stussy Inc., said Vice President and co-owner Frank Sinatra Jr.
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January 10, 1996 | DON LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Tired of the fast lane, surf wear designer Shawn Stussy is stepping down as president of the highly successful company he founded a decade ago. Stussy, 41, an Orange County surfer who turned his surfboard design hobby into a clothing business with annual revenue of $35 million, will remain as a consultant to Stussy Inc., said Vice President and co-owner Frank Sinatra Jr.
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January 10, 1996 | DON LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Tired of the fast lane, surf wear designer Shawn Stussy is stepping down as president of the highly successful company he founded a decade ago. Stussy, 41, an Orange County surfer who turned his surfboard design hobby into a clothing business with annual revenue of $35 million, will remain as a consultant to Stussy Inc., said Vice President and co-owner Frank Sinatra Jr.
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January 10, 1996 | DON LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Tired of the fast lane, surf wear designer Shawn Stussy is stepping down as president of the highly successful company he founded a decade ago. Stussy, 41, an Orange County surfer who turned his surfboard design hobby into a clothing business with annual revenue of $35 million, will remain as a consultant to Stussy Inc., said Vice President and co-owner Frank Sinatra Jr.
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July 12, 1992 | ROSE APODACA, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Miles Siggens has gotten used to offers from style-conscious Londoners wanting to buy the shirt right off his back. They also want his jacket, his pants and his hat. But the 27-year-old distributor of Stussy Inc. in the United Kingdom refuses, no matter how attractive the price. "There's a growing fan club of Stussy and these fans are trying to buy back (discontinued) items for their collections," Siggens said.
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July 12, 1992 | ROSE APODACA, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Miles Siggens has gotten used to offers from style-conscious Londoners wanting to buy the shirt right off his back. They also want his jacket, his pants and his hat. But the 27-year-old distributor of Stussy Inc. in the United Kingdom refuses, no matter how attractive the price. "There's a growing fan club of Stussy, and these fans are trying to buy back (discontinued) items for their collections," Siggens said.
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March 31, 1993 | GREG JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
James Jebbia's trendy Union clothing store in New York's SoHo district made its name in the '80s by selling fashions imported from England. But in 1991, Jebbia added more apparel from the colonies after customers began clamoring for surf wear made by Stussy Inc. in Irvine. "I saw tons of potential for Stussy in New York, but Union just wasn't big enough" to display it, Jebbia said.
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March 14, 1996 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Damages Awarded in Counterfeiting Case: Four Orange County apparel makers said their joint investigation has broken a trademark-counterfeiting operation in Los Angeles and that they have been awarded damages of almost $2 million in federal court. U.S. District Judge Robert M. Takasugi ruled that a Los Angeles firm, Image Tee's, made T-shirts that infringed the trademarks of Billy International Ltd., Mossimo Inc., Quiksilver Inc. and Stussy Inc.
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August 1, 2000 | Leslie Earnest, Leslie Earnest covers retail businesses for The Times. She can be reached at (714) 966-7832 and at leslie.earnest@latimes.com
Nevermind sunglasses makers Oakley and Arnette, the top selling brand at one trendy apparel store is Gucci, according to Gil Gomez, general manager at the Closet in Costa Mesa. "You have kids who buy a pair of skate shoes and buy a pair of Gucci shades," said Gomez, whose shop targets skateboarders and youth. "It's our No. 1-selling sunglass." And they sell for $130 to $200. Young--and apparently well-heeled--consumers are also slamming down $112 for pairs of Diesel brand jeans, he said.
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April 5, 2002 | From Bloomberg News
Mattel Inc. sued Urban Outfitters Inc., accusing the retailer of stealing the largest toy maker's Magic 8 Ball and Rock'em Sock'em trademarks and patents. Mattel objects to Urban Outfitters' sale of shirts with an image of the Magic 8 Ball and Rock'em Sock'em Robots toys. The suit also named Funworks Toy & Gift Inc., which made and supplied shirts with the clairvoyant orbs, and Stussy Inc., which sold the retailer shirts depicting the robots.
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March 31, 1993 | GREG JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
James Jebbia's trendy Union clothing store in New York's SoHo district made its name in the '80s by selling fashions imported from England. But in 1991, Jebbia added more apparel from the colonies after customers began clamoring for surf wear made by Stussy Inc. in Irvine. "I saw tons of potential for Stussy in New York, but Union just wasn't big enough" to display it, Jebbia said.
BUSINESS
July 12, 1992 | ROSE APODACA, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Miles Siggens has gotten used to offers from style-conscious Londoners wanting to buy the shirt right off his back. They also want his jacket, his pants and his hat. But the 27-year-old distributor of Stussy Inc. in the United Kingdom refuses, no matter how attractive the price. "There's a growing fan club of Stussy and these fans are trying to buy back (discontinued) items for their collections," Siggens said.
BUSINESS
July 12, 1992 | ROSE APODACA, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Miles Siggens has gotten used to offers from style-conscious Londoners wanting to buy the shirt right off his back. They also want his jacket, his pants and his hat. But the 27-year-old distributor of Stussy Inc. in the United Kingdom refuses, no matter how attractive the price. "There's a growing fan club of Stussy, and these fans are trying to buy back (discontinued) items for their collections," Siggens said.
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March 14, 1996 | DON LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Four Orange County apparel makers said Wednesday that their joint investigation with law enforcement agencies has broken a big trademark counterfeiting operation in Los Angeles and that they have been awarded damages of almost $2 million in federal court. Judge Robert M. Takasugi, of the U.S. District Court in Los Angeles, ruled that a Los Angeles firm, Image Tee's, infringed on the trademarks of Billy International Ltd., Mossimo Inc., Quiksilver Inc. and Stussy Inc.
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October 30, 1992 | JOHN MORELL
CONSIGNMENT The Sporting Outlet. Brand-name, slightly used ski clothing is available, including skis and boots. There's also a large selection of equestrian apparel and equipment, including English riding boots, Western boots, English show jackets, jodhpurs and accessories for adults and children. 31654 Rancho Viejo Rd. A, San Juan Capistrano, (714) 248-5175 . DESIGNER Stussy, Inc. Casual T-shirts, hats, pants and jackets done in a hip-hop street style unique to Orange County are offered.
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