Calendar Archive – October 2009

Los Angeles Fashion Week Spring ‘10 Collections are taking place throughout the month, with events anchored in either Downtown (Oct 12-20) with Market Week or in Hollywood (Oct 28-31) with Halloween. Beverly Hills jumps in with Walk of Style on October 22. Gen Art moves from October 9 to October 29 to join Rock Fashion Week at Paramount Studios. Strike that: Rock at Petersen Automotive Museum Oct 29-30 only.

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TUESDAY, OCT 6

  • CITY OF L.A. MAYOR VILLARAIGOSA LA Fashion Press Conference with Max Azria and Randolph Duke.
    10 am. California Market Center

THURSDAY, OCT 8

  • SUE WONG spring 2010 private presentation.
    1pm-4pm. Invite only. www.suewong.com

SATURDAY, OCT 10

SUNDAY, OCT 11

MONDAY, OCT 12

  • FASHION GROUP INTERNATIONAL of Los Angeles.
    6:30pm VIP admission. 7:30 general admission.
    Fashion Week kick-off reception with designers and their celebrity muses. A fundraiser for the Fashion Group International of LA Foundation’s Scholarship Fund.
    Ticket information at www.fgila.org
  • JEN AWAD Spring 2010 Rockaway Show & Live Performance with Jen’s band,
    The Great Entity. 8pm. Invite only. Jen Awad on MySpace

TUESDAY, OCT 13

  • DOWNTOWN LA FASHION WEEK
    Doors open 5pm. www.downtownlafashionweek.com
  • EMERGING DESIGNERS & FASHION ANGELS AWARDS
    5pm. Winners Phong Hong, Fernanda Carniero, Jacquetta O’Dell & Leslie Henry. Presented by the Department of Cultural Affairs of the City of Los Angeles.
    Tickets $15. www.downtownlafashionweek.com
  • FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY PRESENTATION BY AUGUST BRADLEY
    5pm. Invite only. Downtown LA Fashion Week.  www.augustbradley.com
  • MICHEL BERANDI. Meet & Greet. Downtown LA Fashion Week.
    5:30pm. Invite only. www.michelberandi.com
  • SKINGRAFT. Spring 2010. Downtown LA Fashion Week.
    7pm. Invite only. www.skingraftdesigns.com
  • JULIA Y RENATA. Spring 2010. Downtown LA Fashion Week.
    7:30pm. Invite only. www.downtownlafashionweek.com
  • HOT RIOT LA. Multeepurpose, Livity Outernational and Clementiny Clothing Spring 2010 Collections.
    9pm (8pm doors open). Ticketed. www.hotriot.la
  • LOUVER Collection by designer LOUIS VERDAD. Downtown LA Fashion Week.
    9pm. Invite only.  www.louisverdaddesigner.com
  • HitWEEK through Oct 18 Italian pop culture festival
    Ticketed event. http://www.hitweek.it

WEDS, OCT 14

  • MAXINE DILLON. Spring 2010. LA Fashion on Broadway.
    5pm. Invite only. www.maxinedillon.com
  • FASHION SHOW AFTER PARTY: LE CHAPEAU BY ALAKAZIA. Spring 2010.
    6pm. Invite only.
  • POPOMOMO. Spring/Summer 2010. LA Fashion on Broadway.
    6pm. Invite only. www.popomomo.com

THURS, OCT 15

  • OLIVER TOLENTINO. Spring 2010.
    7pm. Invite Only. Downtown LA Fashion Week. www.olivertolentino.com
  • MIKE VENSEL. Spring 2010.
    7pm. Invite Only. LA Fashion on Broadway. www.mikevensel.com
  • ROCK & REPUBLIC AND ESSIE. Design Collaboration Launch.
    7-9pm. Open to the Public. www.rockandrepublic.com, www.essie.com
  • VINTAGE VALENTINO Benefit for MOCA.
    8pm meet & greet with Elizabeth Mason. 9pm show.
    Downtown LA Fashion Week presents a vintage fashion show charity gala curated by Elizabeth Mason from The Paper Bag Princess featuring vintage Valentino couture to benefit MOCA. Ticketed event.  www.thepaperbagprincess.com
  • MADISON AND DIAVOLINA. Flagship Stores Launch Event Hosted by Emily Current and Meritt Elliott.
    7-10pm. Invite Only. www.madisonlosangeles.com, www.shopdiavolina.com

FRIDAY, OCT 16

  • Downtown Los Angeles MARKET WEEK opens.
    Trade shows in the Fashion District with Designers & Agents, ENK’s Brighte Companies and more at the California Market Center, Cooper Design Space, New Mart, Lady Liberty Building and Gerry Building. All at the intersection of 9th & Los Angeles streets.
    www.fashiondistrict.org
  • REBECCA MINKOFF. Spring 2010 Ready-to-Wear Preview.
    10am-12pm. Invite Only. www.rebeccaminkoff.com.
    www.fashionbizinc.org
  • FASHION BUSINESS INC. The Designer Launchpad.
    4:30pm-6pm. California Market Center. Details to be announced.
    www.fashionbizinc.org
  • FASHION MINGA Fashion Art Music Dance.
    10pm (doors open at 9). Ticketed event. www.fashionminga.com/
  • CERRE. Spring/Summer 2010.
    7pm. Invite Only. www.cerre.com

SATURDAY, OCT 17

  • LA FASHION WEEKEND in Hollywood, with Raw-7, Tavik Swimwear, Division-E. Invite only.
    8pm www.TheGalleryLA.com
  • KEVAN HALL . Spring 2010. RUSNAK reveals a night of luxury. Invite only. 5:30pm doors. 8:30pm show. www.kevanhalldesigns.com
  • ELMER AVE – TOP SECRET SHOW. Spring 2010 Invite only
    8:30pm doors, 9:30pm show, www.elmerave.com

SUNDAY, OCT 18

MONDAY, OCT 19

  • Downtown Los Angeles MARKET WEEK continues.
    www.fashiondistrict.org
  • Otis College of Art and Design presents The Teen Vogue Handbook: An Insider’s Guide to Careers in Fashion with Amy Astley, editor-in-chief.
    7pm. RSVP required. www.otis.edu

TUESDAY, OCT 20

WEDNESDAY, OCT 21

THURSDAY, OCT 22

  • Rodeo Drive Walk of Style. Invite-only event honors Princess Grace of Monaco and Cartier with a special ceremony. Invite only. www.rodeodrive-bh.com
  • Velvet Grip Family Presents Junker Designs Fashion Installation. Open RSVP. www.velvetgripfamily.com
  • P. Grand Opening Celebration. Open to the Public. www.taraink.com
  • BOX EIGHT. www.boxeight.com

FRIDAY, OCT 23

  • BOX EIGHT. www.boxeight.com

SATURDAY, OCT 24

  • PROJECT ETHOS. Fashion+Art+Music. 7pm. Ticketed Event. http://www.projectethos.com/
  • Sew Jeanie Fall/Winter 2009 Collection. Fall/Winter 2009. 8-10pm. To request tickets email jmadsengallery@aol.com. http://jeaniemadsengallery.com/events.html
  • BOX EIGHT. www.boxeight.com

TUESDAY, OCT 27

WEDNESDAY, OCT 28

  • BOX EIGHT. www.boxeight.com

THURSDAY, OCT 29

  • GEN ART Fresh Faces in Fashion at Rock Fashion Week. Award-winning GEN ART presents collections from several of LA’s emerging and essential designers at Rock Fashion Week: Leyendecker, Rory Beca, Seneca Rising, Valeri Pobega, and MG Black. Accessories from The Generic Man, CC Skye, Ludevine, and Stamped LA.
    Doors open at 7pm. 8pm show. After party until 11pm. Select seating invitation only. Seating available to the public who purchase tickets $35-$75. Available online at www.genart.org

FRIDAY, OCT 30

  • Rock Fashion Week. 7pm. Tristan & Trista. 8pm Boy Meets Girl. 9pm Pink Dress Collection benefiting SGK. 10pm Biatta & then after party. Petersen Automotive Museum, Los Angeles.
    www.rockfashionwk.com

SATURDAY, OCT 31

  • Happy Halloween! See you in West Hollywood.

THURSDAY, NOV 19

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