Calendar Archive – March 2008

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Los Angeles Fashion Week FALL ‘08 collections are March 7-14, 2008 at venues throughout the city. The Calendar will be updated weekly beginning February 1. Last update: March 13, 12:00 pm PST.

THURSDAY, MARCH 6

REISS LOS ANGELES “Dazzling White Light” in-store party and fashion show featuring Spring/Summer looks. Thursday, March 6, 7pm-9pm. 145 N Robertson, Los Angeles. Invitation only. RSVP rsvpreissla@aol.com or 310.276.0060. www.reiss.co.uk

DAILYCANDY celebrates the west coast launch of its new Fashion Week Dossier. Thursday, March 6, 7pm-9pm. Invitation Only. Check it out at www.dailycandy.com/dossier

FRIDAY, MARCH 7

GEN ART’s The New Garde: Park Plaza Hotel, 607 S Park View St, LA.
Friday, March 7– 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm. Award-winning GEN ART showcases essential emerging talent. This season: JMARY, Jesse Kamm, and Le Sang des Betes by Trang Chau. Media contact Evolutionary Media Group 323.658.8700. Event Tickets $40-$90 available online* at www.genart.org

ERIN FETHERSTON’S LA Fashion Week Kick-off Party. Villa, 8623 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood. Invitation only. Party and short film debut for her latest collection starring Kirsten Dunst and Zooey Dechanel. MEDIA inquiries: Kat Van Leer 212.226.1717 kat@syndicate-ny.com SALES inquiries: Meghan 212.391.0050 meghan@gregmillsltd.com www.erinfetherston.com

SATURDAY, MARCH 8

Gen Art’s The New Garde fashion popup opening at A+R. March 8-30. A+R, 1716 Silver Lake Blvd. www.aplusrstore.com
Inaugural International Design Awards exhibition March 8-14. Museum of Design Art and Architecture, Culver City. Celebrating emerging and established talent in all categories of design. www.idesignawards.com
Jack Rabbit Collection trunk show at American Rag Cie. 4-7pm Saturday, March 8. Merican Rag Cie, 150 S La Brea Ave. rsvp@thejackrabbitcollection.com www.thejackrabbitcollection.com

944 Magazine Louis Carreon popup boutique opening 8pm, March 8. 944 HQ 8560 Sunset Blvd. Invitation Only. www.944.com

SUNDAY, MARCH 9

MERCEDES-BENZ FASHION WEEK at SMASHBOX STUDIOS
Sunday, March 9 – Thursday, March 13
Designers will showcase Spring collections at this key venue over several days. All events are invitation only for the trade only. Smashbox venue and parking information at www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com
John Varvatos 6th annual Stuart House Benefit. noon-5pm Sunday, March 9. John Varvatos, West Hollywood. Tickets $75, rsvp required. Media contact Whitney@5bevents.com 310.815.9152. www.johnvarvatos.com

MAXINE DILLON 1pm Sunday, March 9. Aero & Co, 8402 W 3rd St, Los Angeles. Media contact Kara Messina Mak Media 323.822.1251. Open to the public. www.maxinedillon.com

IMASU by KELLY NISHIMOTO 4pm Sunday, March 9. Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Smashbox Studios. Invitation only.MEDIA contact Heather Witbeck, aLine media, heather@alinemedia.com or 310.576.1808. RETAILERS contact Deanna Fuller at Kelly Nishimoto, 323.262.1100 or deanna@kellynishimoto.com. www.mbfashionweek.com

ORTHODOX 6pm Sunday, March 9. Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Smashbox Studios. Invitation only. www.mbfashionweek.com

JULIA CLANCEY 7pm Sunday, March 9. Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Smashbox Studios. Invitation only. www.mbfashionweek.com

WHITLEY KROS 8pm Sunday, March 9. Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Smashbox Studios. Invitation only. MEDIA contact Emily Bungert, People’s Revolution requests@peoplesrevolution.com. RETAILERS contact Katie Henderson, Joanne Fiske Showroom 213.891.1131 katieh@joannefiske.com www.mbfashionweek.com
International Design Awards exhibition OPENING RECEPTION. Sunday, March 9, 6pm-9pm. Museum of Design Art and Architecture, Culver City.www.idesignawards.com

MONDAY, MARCH 10

ALEXIS LA MONTAGNA 2pm Monday, March 10. Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Smashbox Studios. Invitation only. Media contact Serene Cicora, serene@hsmpr.com www.mbfashionweek.com

OCTAVIO CARLIN 3pm Monday, March 10. Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Smashbox Studios. Invitation only. www.mbfashionweek.com

Jenna Jamison unveils PETA ad. 5pm Monday, March 10. Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Smashbox Studios. Invitation only. www.mbfashionweek.com

944 Fashion Week Kickoff with celebrity photog Steven Shaw. Private location on Abbot Kinney in Venice. By invitation only. www.944.com

JOSEPH DOMINGO 6pm Monday, March 10. Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Smashbox Studios. Invitation only. MEDIA contact: Omar Cunningham, Mannfolk PR omarcunningham@yahoo.com 818.557.7447 www.mbfashionweek.com

SUH-TAHN 7pm Monday, March 10. Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Smashbox Studios. Invitation only. www.mbfashionweek.com

VERONIKA JEANVIE consulted by Mr. Paco Rabanne. 8pm Monday, March 10. Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Smashbox Studios. Invitation only. Media contact Jacqui Lazo at The Donahue Group 323.769.3600. www.mbfashionweek.com

YOTAM SOLOMON 8pm Monday, March 10. Nuni Gallery, 126 North La Brea Ave, LA. Invitation Only. RSVP to events@thegaragepr.com. Media inquiries only: 310.455.5713. Sales inquiries only: 310.350.6993. www.yotamsolomon.com

TUESDAY, MARCH 11

PS ARTS 5th annual “bag lunch” noon Tuesday, March 11. Private home. Invitation only for the ladies who lunch. www.psarts.org

FALGUNI & SHANE PEACOCK, 3pm Tuesday, March 11. Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Smashbox Studios. Invitation only. Media contact Serene Cicora, serene@hsmpr.com www.mbfashionweek.com

BOW & ARROW by Alan del Rosario, 3pm Tuesday, March 11. Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Smashbox Studios. Invitation only. www.mbfashionweek.com

ISABEL & RUBEN TOLEDO “Inside the Designer’s Studio” with Otis College of Art and Design’s Rosemary Brantley. March 11, 5:30-7:00 pm. Pacific Design Center. 8687 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood. Tickets $30 at 310.665.6875. www.otis.edu
Steam Salon presents “Mood of the Man” 6-9pm Tuesday, March 11. Featuring Steven Alan pop-up shop, Generic Man footwear, Gogosha Optiques, and of course several skin, spa and hair care collections. www.steamsalon.com

LAUREN CONRAD COLLECTION 6pm Tuesday, March 11. Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Smashbox Studios. Invitation only. www.mbfashionweek.com

MAGGIE BARRY FOR XUBAZ 7pm Tuesday, March 11. Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Smashbox Studios. Invitation only. MEDIA contact Heather Witbeck, aLine media, heather@alinemedia.com or 310.576.1808. RETAILERS contact Maggie Barry Company 800-473-5537 info@maggiebarry.com or Xubáz 866-699-8229 bernt@xubaz.com www.mbfashionweek.com

NICHOLAI 8pm Tuesday, March 11. Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Smashbox Studios. Invitation only. www.mbfashionweek.com

WREN 8pm Tuesday, March 11. Taylor de Cordoba 2660 S La Cienega, Los Angeles. Invitation only. rsvp@wren-clothing.com. Sales contact Olivia Kim, Opening Ceremony, 212.226.1885 www.wren-clothing.com

WEDS, MARCH 12

KINGPINS: Invitation Only denim lifestyle trade show at Marvimon.
Wednesday, March 12 & Thursday, March 18. Invitation Only. Contact Kim for further details kim@olah.com. www.olah.com

DDCLAB 4-7pm Wednesday, March 12. Fall 2008 collection preview hosted by designers Roberto Crivello and Savania Davies Keiller at the DDCLAB Store, 8906 Melrose Ave., LA. Invitation only. Media inquiries only: The Garage PR, 310.455.5713 info@thegaragepr.com www.DDCLAB.com

THE GREEN INITIATIVE Humanitarian Fashion Show presented by The Gallery LA. 6pm Wednesday March 12. Mercedes Benz Fashion Week at Smashbox Studios. Featuring Lilikoi Clothing by Barbara Boswell; Vintage China by Deacon Yu and Andrew Wong; Lady Muse by Mathilde, Andira Rain Tees by Beth Doane, M the Movement by Michael “M” Hererra, and Rene Geneva Design by Rene Geneva. Weds March 12, 6pm. After party 8pm at Fred Segal Cafe 8112 Melrose. Invitation Only. Media contact Rosalynn Basford roz@thegallery.com or 213.489.4885. INVITATION ONLY. www.thegalleryLA.com

JENNY HAN 7pm Wednesday, March 12. Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Smashbox Studios. Invitation only. www.mbfashionweek.com

ELMER AVE 8pm Wednesday, March 12. Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Smashbox Studios. Invitation only. MEDIA contact Kimberly Goodnight, Pure Consulting, kim@pureconsultinginginfo.com. After party at Custom Hotel by invitation only. www.mbfashionweek.com

ZACHARIAH BRYANT 8:00pm Wednesday, March 12. EM&Co 7940 W 3rd St., Los Angeles. 6:30 doors, 8pm show. RSVP to rsvp@LJamPR.com. MEDIA contact Lisa at LJamPR 310.490.7220. RETAILERS contact Laurie Hasson Showroom info@lauriehasson.com www.emandco.com

THURSDAY, MARCH 13

SAMORA 2pm Thursday, March 13. Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Smashbox Studios. Invitation only. www.mbfashionweek.com

FARAH ANGSANA 3pm Thursday, March 13. Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Smashbox Studios. Invitation Only. Media Contact: Susan Ashbrook, Film Fashion, angsana@filmfashion.com. Retailer Contact: farahangsana@farahangsana.com. www.mbfashionweek.com

MONARCHY COLLECTION 4pm Thursday, March 13. Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Smashbox Studios. Invitation only. www.mbfashionweek.com

ASHLEY PAIGE 6pm Thursday, March 13. Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Smashbox Studios. Invitation only. Media contact Serene Cicora serene@hsmpr.com www.mbfashionweek.com

K SWISS pop up store opening hosted by Anna Kournikova 6-9pm Thursday, March 13. 1244 Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica. Invitation only. Media contact events@galegroup.net www.kswiss.com

FUTURE FASHION LA. Cocktail reception and exhibition featuring 15 eco-fashion collections. 6:30-8:30 pm. Hosted by CFDA, D&A and Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, in association with Earth Pledge. Sponsored by Los Angeles Times/IMAGE and Los Angeles Times Magazine. Invitation Only. Media contact anna@companyagenda.com or 212.358.9516. www.earthpledge.org

CHRISTIAN AUDIGIER “ONE WORLD.” 7:30pm Thursday, March 13. The public is invited on March 11 and 12 at The Grove. March 13 is Invitation Only. Media contact 323.785.4460 or Arianna@donedhardy.com. www.christianaudigier.com

LI CARI designed by Jazmin Whitley. 7pm red carpet, 9pm runway Thursday, March 13. Poliform, 8818 Beverly Blvd, West Hollywood. Invitation only. RSVP@worldcoastmanagement.com. www.shoplicari.com
bobi celebrates l.a. fashion week. 8pm-2am Thursday, March 13. Vinyl Vixen Thursday at Whiskey Blue, 930 Hilgard, Westwood. Invitation only. MEDIA contact: Jennifer Massaro jmassaro@thinkpublicrelations.com

PUSSYCAT DOLLS by Robin Antin. 9pm Thursday, March 13. Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Smashbox Studios. Invitation only. www.mbfashionweek.com

FRIDAY, MARCH 14

MARKET WEEK March 14-18. California Market Center, New Mart Building, Cooper Design Space and surrounding buildings at the intersection of 9th & Los Angeles Streets downtown. Special breakfast kick-off event at the CMC, Friday, 9am. www.fashiondistrict.org

DESIGNERS & AGENTS March 14-16. New Mart and Cooper Design Space. Media contact: Company Agenda. 212-358-9516. www.designersandagents.com

SUE WONG “Opulent Restraint” 7:30pm-10:30pm, March 14. Fall 2008 collection presentation and masquerade party at her estate The Cedars. Special announcement from IDG World Expo in support of the LA Fashion Market at 9pm. Invitation Only. Media contact suewong@sprla.com www.suewong.com

JARED GOLD “Czarina” Runway event 8:30pm Friday, March 14. Union Station, downtown Los Angeles. Spring runway presentation 9pm with live performance by Miss Derringer. Media contact Evolutionary Media Group 323.658.8700. *OPEN TO

THE PUBLIC with RSVP for free tickets at www.blackchandalier.com

OBVIOUS CLOTHING Launch Party 7-10pm Friday, March 14. Gibson Guitar Showroom of Beverly Hills. Fall collection celebration with tribute to John Lennon. Invitation Only. Media contact Anita Herrera, Pure Consulting, anita@pureconsultinginfo.com

Helmut Lang and Belief Design private shopping event. Helmut Lang, 8426 Melrose Ave. Invitation only. RSVP melrose@helmutlange.com www.helmutlang.com

944 Magazine hosts DCMA Collective’s flagship store opening March 14. Invitation only. 645 N Martel, Los Angeles. www.944.com

ENDOVANERA 8pm, March 14. BOXeight Factory,1446 E Washington Blvd., Downtown LA. Afterparty at 10:30pm www.boxeight.com

UNIF 9:30pm, March 14. BOXeight Factory,1446 E Washington Blvd., Downtown LA. Afterparty to follow. www.boxeight.com

CA BOOM modern design expo March 14-16. Barker Hangar, Santa Monica. Panel discussions, exhibits, home tours. Open to the trade only on Friday 11-5. Open to the public on the weekend. Opening night party 7:30pm-10:30pm Friday. Buy tickets online at www.caboomshow.com

SATURDAY, MARCH 15

THE BATTALION 8pm Saturday, March 15. The Boxeight Factory 1446 E Washington Blvd. Invitation only. MEDIA contact: info@thebattalion.us. After party to follow 10pm-2am, www.boxeight.com

MIKE VENSEL 9pm Saturday, March 15. The Boxeight Factory 1446 E Washington Blvd. Invitation only. http://www.mikevensel.com/doves/ MEDIA contact: press@mikevensel.com, RETAILERS contact: buyers@mikevensel.com. After party to follow 10pm-2am, www.mikevensel.com www.boxeight.com

SUNDAY, MARCH 16

Day of rest. Just kidding. It’s MARKET WEEK! www.fashiondistrict.org

MONDAY, MARCH 17

ELIZABETH MASON COUTURE presentation to benefit The National Charity League. Monday, March 17th. Luncheon, fashion show, trunk show and silent auction at the Four Seasons Hotel in Westlake Village. For tickets call 800.550.7806. www.paperbagprincess.com

TUESDAY, MARCH 18

GREGORY PARKINSON 11am-2pm, March 18. Hosted by Shiva Rose at an undisclosed location. By invitation only. MEDIA contact info@gregoryparkinson.com. Sales contact Jessica@addisoncrescent.com. www.gregoryparkinson.com

THE TASTEMAKERS presented by Los Angeles Magazine. March 19-30. An exhibition of world-class local influencers in fashion, design and the arts. Hollywood & Highland. Opening reception March 18 by invitation only. www.lamagtastemakers.com

SATURDAY, MARCH 22

Thomas Wylde SAMPLE SALE 9am-6pm Saturday, March 22. Fine overstock at deep discounts from this LAFA-nominated designer makes it the perfect close to Fashion Week. Sale resumes March 24-29. 255 S Santa Fe #103, downtown LA. 213.617.1458. www.thomaswylde.com

YOUNG HOLLYWOOD MANSION PARTY. Listing removed. Ticket sales and bottle service available at www.younghollywoodmansionparty.com


 

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