Los Angeles Fashion Council

Calendar Archive – March 2012

Los Angeles Fashion Week Fall 2012 presentations and events took place March 9-16, 2012 at venues across Los Angeles. This dovetailed with Market Week in the showrooms and trade shows in Downtown Los Angeles March 12-15. Events began with Concept Fashion Week at Ace Gallery March 8-10 and concluded with LA Fashion Weekend March 16-18. The Fashion Week LA calendar will be updated daily through show time.Follow us on Twitter @FashionWeekLA

Wednesday, March 7

    8pm-12am. Pre-Fashion Week Party with the TwoPointOh!LA blogger community and designer friends near downtown LA at CementStudio. Admission limited. Tickets here.   @TwoPointOhLAwww.TwoPointOhLA.com

Thursday, March 8

    6:30pm-9:30pm. Fashion Group International of Los Angeles presents “Meet The Designer & The Muse” a benefit for the FGI-LA Foundation Scholarship Program at Ace Gallery. Tickets $50-$100 available here. Media contact Lauren Stillman LSPR lauren (at) lspr-la.com  @fgiLAwww.fgila.org

FRIDAY, March 9

  • 5pm-10pm. Concept Fashion Week at ACE Gallery. Fashion & Creative Installations 5pm-9pm featuring MIKE VENSEL, HENRY DUARTE, BRYAN HEARNS, PAUL REDMOND and MEMENIC. Fashion Presentations: 5pm NUVULA, 7pm S&G, 9pm CHAMBERS. Invite Only. Media contact: info (at) conceptshows.com with credentialing details.  @ConceptFWwww.ConceptFW.com

SATURDAY, March 10

  • 5pm-10pm. Concept Fashion Week at ACE Gallery. Fashion & Creative Installations 5pm-9pm THAI NUYGEN, CURLY V, BELLE N. MATISSE, ELAINE ALLEN, ZuBAUEN. Fashion Presentations: 5pm GYPSY JUNKIES, 7pm LAILI LAU, 9pm NAMI. Invite Only. Media contact: info (at) conceptshows.com with credentialing details.  @ConceptFWwww.ConceptFW.com
  • 7pm-11pm. Runway show 8pm. A+D Architecture and Design Museum Los Angeles presents CELEBRATE THE WEARABLE a gala fundraiser with a live auction of wearable pieces by more than 40 architects, artists and designers with Los Angeles talents TRINA TURK, VALERJ POBEGA, LOUISE GREEN, STEWART & BROWN, GULLA JONSDOTTIR, MARMOL RADZINER, JOHN BALDESSARI, WOLFGANG PUCK, L.A. EYEWORKS and more among the stellar list which includes contributions by KARIM RASHID, RICHARD MEIER and JONATHAN ADLER.  See the full list and purchase a ticket: http://aplusd.org/celebrate2012@AplusD_LA

SUNDAY, March 11

  • John Varvatos Stuart House Benefit at the John Varvatos store. Noon-5pm. 1:30pm concert with live performance by Dave Matthews. (SOLD OUT.)
  • Style Fashion Week private reception at a Bel Air Estate. Invite Only. Featuring a Gibson-sponsored live musical performance by Tim Blane, Louis XIII cognac tasting plus viewings and samplings by Martin Katz jewelers, Knipschildt chocolatiers and many more, including a peek at the forthcoming Getty publication, HERB RITTS: L.A. STYLE. All of this to benefit HOLLYWOOD ARTS.

MONDAY, March 12

  • 9am-5pm. Showrooms open for Market Week through March 15 at the intersection of 9th & Los Angeles Streets in downtown LA. Open to the trade only. @LAfashiondist /  www.fashiondistrict.org
  • 9am-6pm. Coeur Trade Show opens with 60+ core accessories collections at the Cooper Design Space through March 14. Open to the trade only. @coeurshow /  www.coeurtradeshow.com
  • 9am-6pm. SELECT (contemporary women’s wear) FOCUS (accessories), TRANSIT (shoes), and LA KIDS MARKET (children’s wear) at the California Market Center through March 14. Open to the trade only.  @calmarketcenterwww.californiamarketcenter.com
  • 6pm-9pm. Style Fashion Week LA opening night at Vibiana. Runway presentations 7:30 STOP STARING! and 8:30 INA SOLTANI. Invite only. @StyleFWwww.stylefashionweek.com
  • 7pm-9pm. British Fashion Council opening party at Smashbox Studios for London Show Rooms LA. Invitation Only.  www.britishfashioncouncil.com

TUESDAY, March 13

  • 9am-5pm. Showrooms open for Market Week through March 15 at the intersection of 9th & Los Angeles Streets in downtown LA. Open to the trade only. @LAfashiondist /  www.fashiondistrict.org
  • 9am-6pm. Coeur Trade Show continues with 60+ core accessories collections at the Cooper Design Space through March 14. Open to the trade only. @coeurshow /  www.coeurtradeshow.com
  • 9am-6pm. SELECT (contemporary women’s wear) FOCUS (accessories), TRANSIT (shoes), and LA KIDS MARKET (children’s wear) at the California Market Center through March 14. Open to the trade only.  @calmarketcenterwww.californiamarketcenter.com
  • 10am-6pm. Designers & Agents Trade Show at the New Mart through March 14. Open to the trade only. www.designersandagents.com
  • 10am-7pm. British Fashion Council presents LONDON show ROOMS at Ace Gallery through March 15. Invite only. Media contact Lauren Urband or Ashley Ross at Starworks LA.  www.britishfashioncouncil.com
  • 7pm-9pm. Style Fashion Week at Vibiana with runway shows at 8:30 XCVI. Invite only.  @StyleFWwww.StyleFashionWeek.com
  • 7pm-9pm. DECADES FOR MODERN VINTAGE footwear collaboration collection debut at Decades, hosted by Emmy Rossum. Invite Only.  @decadesincwww.decadesinc.com
  • 8pm-2am. PROJECT ETHOS Art/Music/Fashion live experience at the Avalon in Hollywood. Tickets $25-$50 here or watch online atProjectEthos.TV. Qualified media contact Brianne Bear at brianne (at) projectethos.com. @projectethoswww.projectethos.com

WEDNESDAY, March 14

  • 9am-5pm. Showrooms open for Market Week through March 15 at the intersections of 9th & Los Angeles streets in downtown LA. Open to the trade only. @LAfashiondistwww.fashiondistrict.org
  • 9am-5pm. Coeur Trade Show closing day with 60+ core accessories collections at the Cooper Design Space. Open to the trade only. @coeurshow /  www.coeurtradeshow.com
  • 9am-6pm. SELECT (contemporary women’s wear) FOCUS (accessories), TRANSIT (shoes), and LA KIDS MARKET (children’s wear) at the California Market Center through March 14. Open to the trade only.  @calmarketcenterwww.californiamarketcenter.com
  • 10am-6pm. Designers & Agents Trade Show at the New Mart through March 14. Open to the trade only.  www.designersandagents.com
  • 10am-7pm. British Fashion Council presents LONDON show ROOMS at Ace Gallery through March 15. Invite only. Media contact Lauren Urband or Ashley Ross at Starworks LA.  www.britishfashioncouncil.com
  • 6pm-11pm. Style Fashion Week at Vibiana with fashion presentations 6:30 L’UNE COLLECTION, 7:30 MADISON PARK, 8:30 SKINGRAFT, 9:30 MILA HERMANOVSKI. Invite only.  @StyleFWwww.StyleFashionWeek.com
  • 7pm-11pm. Flaunt Magazine celebrates the launch of ROARK SS12 collection at H Lorenzo Sunset Plaza store. Invite Only. Media contact Christina Kielb at No Such Agency.
  • 7pm-10pm. Digital LA presents “Fashion Goes Digital & Social” Panel discussion with digital fashion media and e-commerce entrepreneurs at the hotel Shangri-La in Santa Monica. Tickets $60 available here.   @digitalLAwww.digitalLA.net
  • 8pm-12am. LA Fashion Council Homecoming Party at 600 S Spring, downtown. Private event. RSVP to kelsi (at) losangelesfashioncouncil.org

THURSDAY, March 15

  • 9am-5pm. Showrooms open for Market Week at the intersections of 9th & Los Angeles streets in downtown LA. Open to the trade only.@LAfashiondistwww.fashiondistrict.org
  • 9am-6pm. Hundreds of showrooms open for Market Week at the California Market Center. Open to the trade only.  @calmarketcenterwww.californiamarketcenter.com
  • 10am-7pm. British Fashion Council presents LONDON show ROOMS at Ace Gallery. Invite only. Media contact Lauren Urband or Ashley Ross at Starworks LA.  www.britishfashioncouncil.com
  • 5pm-8pm. NEWBEAUTY opening at Fred Segal Santa Monica. Invite Only. www.newbeauty.com
  • 6pm-10pm. Style Fashion Week at Vibiana with fashion presentations 7:30 OCTAVIO CARLIN and 8:30 FURNE ONE. Invite only.  @StyleFWwww.StyleFashionWeek.com
  • 6pm doors. 7:30pm show. OCTAVIO CARLIN at Style Fashion Week. Invite Only. Media RSVP via alinemedia.com. @octaviocarlin /www.octaviocarlin.com
  • 8pm-11pm. The LA Independent Fashion Consortium at The Echo on Sunset Blvd features RICO ADAIR, PLEASURE DOING BUSINESS, MORTIMER, BARE SOLE, SOJI with special guests Clint Catalyst, Tunnelmental Experimental Assembly and Foundaround. $10 pre-saletickets or $12 at the door. Media contact Rico Adair via www.ricoadair.com or Yasmine via www.plateauone.com@plateauONE

FRIDAY, March 16

  • 12pm-3pm. Sue Wong presents Fall 2012, a highly exclusive press preview at a private location in Hollywood. Invite Only. Media Contact: Angela Jung (at) suewong.com  @suewongfashion /  www.suewong.com
  • 8pm-10pm. LA Fashion Weekend at Sunset Gower Studios featuring BETSEY JOHNSON, VILORIJA and DINA BAR-EL. Invite Only. @theGalleryLAwww.TheGalleryLA.com
  • 6pm doors. 8pm show. Go RED for Women Celebrity Red Dress Fashion Show for the American Heart Association to close Style Fashion Week at Vibiana. @StyleFWwww.StyleFashionWeek.com
  • 6pm-12pm. 9:30pm show. Ecouture at W Hotel Hollywood for Green Life EcoCouture at LA Fashion Week. Tickets benefit F.A.C.E. and EcoTrust and available here. Collections represented include EcoSkin, Viola Living Jewels and Calleen Cordero plus ecofriendly swag. Media Contact: Kavita Sharma, Ecouture LTD kavita (at) ecoutureclothing.com. www.ecoutureclothing.com
  • 7pm doors. 8:30 show. Synesthetic LA Fashion Week Group Show featuring HOWL CLOTHING, FIRST COMMUNION, and GRAYSON MITCHELL KELLY. Private event at 120 S Santa Fe, downtown. RSVP patrick.henkel (at) howlclothing.com  www.howlclothing.com /www.graysonmitchellkelly.com

SATURDAY, March 17

  • 6pm doors. 8pm show. LA Fashion Weekend at Sunset Gower Studios featuring LAHA The Glamorous Girl, SARAHI House of Fashion, ASHLEE BROOKS and SKINEEZ Skincarewear. Invite Only. @theGalleryLAwww.TheGalleryLA.com
  • 7pm-10pm. Hope in the City presents Fashion+Hope at the Mosaic Arts District space in downtown to benefit Habitat for Humanity. Tickets and information here. Media contact Amara (at) mosaic.org  @hopeinthecitywww.mosaic.org/hitc

SUNDAY, March 18

  • 6pm doors. 8pm show. LA Fashion Weekend at Sunset Gower Studios featuring LIZZIE PARKER, ALEXIS by Tal Sheyn, and GOSSIP GIRL by Romeo & Juliet, with shows broadcast by KTLA Channel 5. Invite Only.  @theGalleryLAwww.TheGalleryLA.com
  • 8:30pm doors. 10:00pm premiere. Lauren Elaine presents the premiere of her new BLACK LABEL campaign film. Closing party for LA Fashion Week at the W Hotel in Hollywood. Invite Only. Media contact: Stacey Wiseman swisemanpr @ yahoo.com. www.lauren-elaindesigns.com@laurenelaineLED

Buyers and press: To make the most of your trip, don’t miss Market Week trade shows and showrooms events March 12-16 in downtown Los Angeles. To be considered to receive RSVP details for future seasons, please register. (A collective registration process was tested in prior seasons and is closed for this season.) Designers: to submit a listing for the L.A. Fashion Week schedule, please email us.

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