Calendar Archive – March 2007

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Los Angeles Fashion Week FALL ‘07 Collections are MARCH 16-23, 2007.

OTIS COLLEGE OF ART and DESIGN presents Inside the Designer’s Studio with Francisco Costa – Pacific Design Center, West Hollywood*
Monday, March 12 – 5:30 pm. A conversation with the celebrated fashion designer Francisco Costa who was named Womenswear Designer of the Year in 2006 by the Council of Fashion Designers of America. After a decade of design work for Gucci, Balmain Couture, Oscar de la Renta and Calvin Klein, Costa assumed the role of Creative Director for Calvin Klein Collection (women). The New York-based fashion sensation will answer questions — about his life and career and the future of fashion — as asked by Otis College Fashion Design Chair, Rosemary Brantley. *Tickets $30 (310) 665-6863. Media contact Sheri Mobley at Mobley Marketing (323) 668-0874 or smobley@mobleymarketing.com www.otis.edu

THURSDAY, MARCH 15

KITTEN FASHION WEEK: The Standard, 550 S Flower, Downtown L.A.
March 15 through March 17, 2007. This new fashion venue makes its debut featuring a selected mix of local, national and international designers. All events are invitation only for industry professionals, with limited tickets available to the general public. More information at www.kittenfashionweek.com

LAUREN ALEXANDER: The Standard, Downtown LA.
Thursday, March 15 – 6:00 pm. By invitation or public ticket sales. www.kittenfashionweek.com

PUDEL (Sweden): The Standard, Downtown LA.
Thursday, March 15 – 7:00 pm. By invitation or public ticket sales. www.kittenfashionweek.com

GQ & AG & Entourage: AG Boutique, 107 South Robertson, We Ho
Thursday, March 15 – 7:00 pm. By Entourage we mean cast members. www.agjeans.com

COREY LYNN CALTER – Marvimon (private venue) in Downtown L.A.
Thursday, March 15 – 8:00 pm. Invitation only. Media contact Shana at Genevieve Productions for further details. www.coreylynncalter.com

ZIJI: The Standard, Downtown LA.
Thursday, March 15 – 8:00 pm. By invitation or public ticket sales. www.kittenfashionweek.com

MIKE VENSEL: The Standard, Downtown LA.
Thursday, March 15 – 9:00 pm. By invitation or public ticket sales. www.kittenfashionweek.com

FRIDAY, MARCH 16

GEN ART NEW GARDE: Ivar Studio (Ivar at Selma), Hollywood*
Friday, March 16 — time TBA but plan for 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Gen Art marks the official start to LA Fashion Week by showcasing several handpicked emerging talents-Mintee, Alms & Hazel Brown-that may just define the next gen of fashion. Media Contact Jenn Gross at Evolutionary Media Group 323.658.8700. *Show & Event Tickets $30-$100 available online at www.genart.org

KREL (Miami): The Standard, Downtown LA.
Friday, March 16 – 6:00 pm. By invitation or public ticket sales. www.kittenfashionweek.com

COLLECTIVE SHOW “BOXeight”: Los Angeles Theatre, Downtown LA.
Friday, March 16 – 7:00 pm. This new Fashion Week happening will take over the Los Angeles Theatre (615 S Broadway) Friday and Saturday night. Group Show features Kristen Coates, Kit Pistol, Eddie Debarr, Clare la Faye, Adele Mildred, goddollars and Posso. By invitation or public ticket sales. Media Contact Peter Gurnz at 213-631-0560 or peter@img-81.com. www.boxeight.com

COPENHAGEN KASBAH (Denmark): The Standard, Downtown LA.
Friday, March 16 – 7:00 pm. By invitation or public ticket sales. www.kittenfashionweek.com

TATIANA YEKYMOVA (Ukraine): The Standard, Downtown LA.
Friday, March 16 – 8:00 pm. By invitation or public ticket sales. www.kittenfashionweek.com

JARED GOLD “Black Chandelier”: Los Angeles Theatre, Downtown LA.
Friday, March 16 – 9:00 pm. By invitation or public ticket sales. AFTER-PARTY with Berko & DJ (Ask Stephen.) Media Contact Peter Gurnz 213-631-0560 peter@img-81.com www.boxeight.com

SUE-TAHN: The Standard, Downtown LA.
Friday, March 16 – 9:00 pm. By invitation or public ticket sales. www.kittenfashionweek.com

SATURDAY, MARCH 17

OCTAVIO CARLIN: The Standard, Downtown LA.
Saturday, March 17 – 5:00 pm. This designer’s show is by invitation only. www.kittenfashionweek.com

LORUN: The Standard, Downtown LA.
Saturday, March 17 – 6:00 pm. By invitation or public ticket sales. www.kittenfashionweek.com

THE BATTALION: The Standard, Downtown LA.
Saturday, March 17 – 7:00 pm. By invitation or public ticket sales. www.kittenfashionweek.com

KUSHCUSH: The Standard, Downtown LA.
Saturday, March 17 – 8:00 pm. This designer’s show is by invitation only. www.kittenfashionweek.com
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Kick Off Party: 944 Lounge
Saturday, March 17 – 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

EDUARDO LUCERO : Los Angeles Theatre, Downtown LA.
Saturday, March 17 – 9:00 pm. This designer’s show is by invitation only. Media contact Gaby Tamayo at Identity Los Angeles for further details. The BOXeight after party follows with Suicide Club and Dangerous Muse. www.identityla.com

SUNDAY, MARCH 18

MERCEDES-BENZ FASHION WEEK at SMASHBOX STUDIOS
Sunday, March 18- Thursday, March 22
Nearly 40 designers will showcase Spring collections at this key venue over several days. All events are invitation only for the trade only. (But if you go to French 75 at the Century City Mall and mention “Fashion Week” you’ll enjoy Bubbly Hour discounts well past the usual curfew.) Smashbox venue information and DESIGN SUITE exhibit details at www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

A Soolip Wedding: Social Hollywood, 6525 Sunset, Hollywood*
Sunday, March 18 – 11am – 3pm
With dresses from award winning designer Monique Lhuillier and products for a “green” wedding, modern brides will find exactly what they want. *Tickets $65 available online. www.asoolipwedding.com
Madewell: Fashion Week Kick-off Brunch, Century City
Sunday, March 18 – noon- 2:00 pm
Invitation only. Media contact KPR www.madewell1937.com

JUAN CARLOS OBANDO: Lightbox at Smashbox Studios
Sunday, March 18 – 3:00 pm
Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

SUE WONG: Main Tent at Smashbox Studios
Sunday, March 18 – 4:00 pm
Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

VOOM BY JOY HAAN: Stage One at Smashbox Studios
Sunday, March 18 – 5:00 pm
Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

Design Suites Kick Off Party: Lightbox at Smashbox Studios
Sunday, March 18 – 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

DINA BAR-EL: Lightbox at Smashbox Studios
Sunday, March 18 – 7:00 pm
Invitation only. Media contact Courtney Kish at Film Fashion courtney.kish@filmfashion.com. www.dinabarel.com

COLLECTION BEBE: Main Tent at Smashbox Studios
Sunday, March 18 – 8:00 pm.
Invitation only. Media contact Lauren.Stillman@filmfashion.com or 310 854-8179 www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

Group “ROCK SHOW”: Burgundy Room, 1621 Cahuenga, Hollywood
Sunday, March 18 – 9:00 pm – 1:00 am
This catwalk meets art event features 1 apparel (Tied Up) and 3 accessories (CUFFZ by Linz, Natalia Fabia and Christie Martin) collections plus art by Justin Barry and Alejandro Gehry. Media inquiries to Angelique 323.363.9338. Open to the public, so media and retailers are encouraged to RSVP at 213.273.6373 or rsvp@charmschoolcie.com.

MONDAY, MARCH 19

CHARLOTTE SOLNICKI: Stage One at Smashbox Studios
This show was moved to Thursday, March 22
Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

2(X)ist: Lightbox at Smashbox Studios
Monday, March 19 – 3:00 pm
Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

ED HARDY: Main Tent at Smashbox Studios
Monday, March 19 – 4:00 pm
Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

TART “La Femme Nikita”: Stage One at Smashbox Studios
Monday, March 19 – 6:00 pm
Invitation only. Media contact Jen Phillips or Lizzie Nodell, Red Light PR. lizzie@redlightpr.com www.tartcollections.com

JOSEPH DOMINGO: at Smashbox Studios
Monday, March 19 – 7:00 pm
Invitation only. Media contact Dorothy Mannfolk PR, 818.557.7447 dmannfolk@sbcglobal.net www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

IMITATION OF CHRIST: Main Tent at Smashbox Studios
Monday, March 19 – 8:00 pm.
Invitation only. Media contact HSM/Evolutionary Media Group 323.658.8700. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

Zac Posen & Saks Fifth Avenue: Private dinner & show at the Chateau
Monday, March 19 – 8:00 pm.
This very special invitation-only dinner & fashion show precedes the trunk show reception at Saks Fifth Avenue Beverly Hills store March 20. www.saksfifthavenue.com

944 “Don’t Tell My Booker” Party: Boulevard 3, 6523 Sunset, Hollywood
Monday, March 19 – 9:00 pm – 2:00 am.
This eurostyle nightclub fashion extravaganza returns to LA with 944, Elite and LA Models. Invitation only. www.944.com

2 BE FREE “tailored 2 b free”: Boulevard 3, 6523 Sunset, Hollywood
Monday, March 19 – 10:30 pm show
RSVP Spin Shoppe PR 310.858.2224. Media contact Elissa Kravetz 310.858.2224 ekravetz@spinshoppe.com. Sales contact studio 2 showroom, Beate Schultz, 213-622-6106 www.2bfreeclothing.com

TUESDAY, MARCH 20

FIDM MUSEUM & GALLERIES presents “Art of Motion Picture Costume Design ” Fashion Inst. of Design & Merchandising at 9th & Grand, LA*
Open daily 10am – 4pm through April 5, except Sunday.
*This event is free and open to the public. Call 213.624.1200 x2224 for more information. Media contact Shirley Wilson at x2625 or swilson@fidm.com www.fidm.com

JOEY TIERNEY : Main Tent at Smashbox Studios
Tuesday, March 20 – 4:00 pm
Invitation only. Media Contact HSM/Evolutionary Media Group 323.658.8700 www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

ALVIN VALLEY: Stage One at Smashbox Studios
Tuesday, March 20 – 6:00 pm
Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

LITERATURE NOIR: Lightbox at Smashbox Studios
Tuesday, March 20 – 7:00 pm
Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

944 presents MEGHAN FABULOUS: 944 Lounge on Sunset, WeHo
Tuesday, March 20 – 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Invitation only. RSVP at www.944.com

YAYA private event scheduled at an undisclosed location
Tuesday, March 20 – 8:00 pm
Invitation only.

Smashbox/FSB private dinner scheduled at an undisclosed location
Tuesday, March 20 – 8:00 pm
Invitation only.

WEDS, MARCH 21

GRAIL “Black Voodoo”: Stage One at Smashbox Studios
Wednesday, March 21 – 2:00 pm
Invitation only. Media contact Jen Phillips or Lizzie Notell, Red Light PR. lizzie@redlightpr.com www.grailclothing.com

RAMI KASHOU: Lightbox at Smashbox Studios
Wednesday, March 21 – 3:00 pm
Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

MONARCHY COLLECTION: Main Tent at Smashbox Studios
Wednesday, March 21 – 4:00 pm
Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

LISA KLINE BEVERLY HILLS Boutique: New store opening reception
Wednesday, March 21 – 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Invitation only. Media contact Austin Smedstad, Siren PR austin@sirenpr.com www.lisakline.com

VH1 MUSIC BY DESIGN: Gibson/Baldwin Studio in Beverly Hills
Wednesday, March 21 – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join VH1 as they kick off the VH1 Save the Music Foundation’s first ever MUSIC BY DESIGN auction with a cupcakes and cocktail party, auction preview of guitars customized by celebrities, fashion designers and brands, and special performances by Ryan Cabrera and also Nelson. RSVP@VH1.com www.VH1auctions.com

SAMORA: Stage One at Smashbox Studios
Wednesday, March 21 – 6:00 pm
Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

ANTHONY FRANCO: Lightbox at Smashbox Studios
Wednesday, March 21 – 7:00 pm
Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

CHRISTIAN AUDIGIER: Main Tent at Smashbox Studios
Wednesday, March 21 – 8:00 pm
Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

944 presents PARASUCO: 944 Lounge on Sunset, WeHo
Wednesday, March 21 – 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Invitation only. RSVP at www.944.com

THURSDAY, MARCH 22

CHARLOTTE SOLNICKI: The Lightbox at Smashbox Studios
Thursday, March 22 – 3:00 pm
Invitation only.Media contact: Amber Feld amber@seventhhousepr.com www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

CRISPIN & BASILIO: at Walter Maciel Gallery, Culver City
Thursday, March 22 – 5:00 pm
Invitation only. Media contact Tu M Tran tmtran@millhousepr.com www.crispinandbasilio.com

THRIVE: Stage One at Smashbox Studios
Thursday, March 22 – 6:00 pm
Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

OLIGO TISSEW: Lightbox at Smashbox Studios
Thursday, March 22 – 7:00 pm
Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

KEVAN HALL: Main Tent at Smashbox Studios
Thursday, March 22 – 8:00 pm
Invitation only. Media contact Alicia Utz alicia.utz@filmfashion.com www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

944 presents t-bags: 944 Lounge on Sunset, WeHo
Thursday, March 22 – 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Invitation only. RSVP at www.944.com

DeHOGHTON: at THE LEGENDARY ROXY THEATRE 9009 W Sunset
Thursday, March 22 – 9:00 pm doors / 10:00 pm show / rock ’til midnight
RSVP DeHoghton@thinkpublicrelations.com 212.343.3920 www.dehoghton.com

JUNKER DESIGNS : Avalon, 1735 Vine St., Hollywood
Thursday, March 22 – 9:00 pm doors / 10:00 pm show
Invitation only. Media contact Suzanne Phillips. www.junkerdesigns.com

FRIDAY, MARCH 23

LA MARKET WEEK : downtown LA showrooms and trade shows
Friday, March 23 – Tuesday, March 27
Thousands of apparel and accessories collections will present their Fall 07 goods in the wholesale showrooms and temporary trade show booths for business with boutique and department store buyers invited from around the world. www.fashiondistrict.org

Designers & Agents: New Mart & Cooper Design Space, downtown LA
Friday, March 23 – Monday, October 26
Hundreds of contemporary designers and brands will participate in this temporary exhibition in two buildings. www.designersandagents.com

Directives West California Chic: California Market Center, downtown LA
Friday, March 23 – 9:15 am – 10:00 am
Leading California contemporary designers and brands (SINGLE, DRESS and more) will participate in this Fall 2007 runway trend presentation by Directives West in the CMC Courtyard. Invitation only. Media contact Dorothy Mannfolk mannfolk pr 818.557.7447 dmannfolk@sbcglobal.net. Retailers contact 213.627.5921 www.directiveswest.com

LA Fashion District & The Intersection present a VIP party in honor of FALL FASHION MARKET ‘07: California Market Center Lobby & Patio
Friday, March 23 – 5pm-8pm
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, city council member Jan Perry, and other notables convene to kick off Market Week. Pick up your VIP party pass when you register for Market at the California Market Center, Cooper Design Space, Designers and Agents, Gerry Building or New Mart. www.fashiondistrict.org
Metro.pop and EM&Co present: UP NEXT – emerging LA designers
Friday, March 23 – 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Fashion Show at the EM & Co store 7940 W 3rd St., LA, featuring clothing by Rhys Dwfen, Kkoni, T’aint, Seed, FNA plus Jewelry & Accessories by H. Palleiko Designs, Nancy Dobbs Owen, Kiki Designs, Sarah Hudson, Jeannie Madsen, Diana Reznik Handbags. DJ Stella Neptune. RSVP: rsvp@pureconsultinginfo.com or (323)782-8155
www.emandco.com

KLS COLLECTION private dinner & runway show at Social, Hollywood
Friday, March 23 – 8pm dinner, 10pm show.
Strictly invitation only.

TELFAR: The Standard Hotel, 550 S Flower, downtown LA
Friday, March 23 – 9:00 pm
NY-based conceptual fashion designer Telfar will present a film and fashion performance. Media contact Kelly Mills at Black & White rsvp@blackandwhitefashion.com Sales inquiries info@blackandwhitefashion.com www.telfar.net

SATURDAY, MARCH 24

YANA K “Back to Basics”: California Market Center, downtown LA
Saturday, March 24 – 6:00 pm

Invitation only runway show on the tented Courtyard of the CMC. Media contact Spin Shoppe PR, Elissa Kravetz, ekravetz@spinshoppe.com or 310-858-2222. Retailers contact the Yana K showroom at 213.624.6058. www.yanak.com

MAGGIE BARRY: Music Box at the Henry Fonda Theatre, Hollywood
Saturday, March 24 – 7:30 doors | 8:30 show
The Visionaries Group introduces this new Fashion Week venue with Maggie Barry on the runway and after party performance by Morganne. rsvp@maggiebarry.com. www.maggiebarry.com

CARILYN VAILE: California Market Center, downtown LA
Sunday, March 25 – 6:00 pm
Invitation only runway show on the tented Courtyard of the CMC . www.carilynvaile.com

FRANKIE B: private dinner celebration at an undisclosed location
Monday, March 26 – 8:00 pm
Invitation only. www.frankieb.com


 

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