Los Angeles Fashion Council

Calendar Archive – October 2006

Los Angeles Fashion Week Spring ‘07 Collections OCTOBER 13-20, 2006 are listed below.

YMI JEANSWEAR presents “Hollywood Style” at Social Hollywood
Tuesday, October 10 8:00 pm doors -9:30 pm show – party ’til 2:00 am

YMI unveils its newest colleciton, Ymi Royalty. Music provided by DJ Adam of She Wants Revenge. Media contact: EMGPR 323.667.0626 or events@emgpr.com www.ymijeans.com

LACMA Breaking the Mode – Contemporary Fashion From the Permanent Collection: Los Angeles County Museum of Art (continuing exhibition)*
Open daily noon – 8pm except Wednesday.

LACMA’s exhibit opens September 17 and presents pieces from world renowned designers who found traditional criteria and solutions obsolete. From Balenciaga to Leger, Miyake to McQueen. *Tickets and information available at www.lacma.org

TONY DURAN Adult Entertainment: Interior Illusions Gallery, WeHo
Thursday, October 12 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Fashion and celebrity photographer Tony Duran opens this month-long exhibition with a reception hosted by Michael Valles. Opening reception by invitation only; exhibit continues for the public through November 12.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13

GEN ART Fresh Faces in Fashion: Barker Hangar, Santa Monica*
Friday, October 13 — 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Gen Art marks the start to LA Fashion Week showcasing several emerging talents on the runway with a fashion week party noted for introducing the next gen. *Tickets $30-$100 available at www.genart.org

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14

944 KICK-OFF PARTY FOR MERCEDES-BENZ FASHION WEEK:
Saturday, October 14 — 7:00 pm at Norman’s on Sunset, W. Hollywood
Invitation only VIP official kick-off party for the designers, press, celebrities, sponsors and IMG, hosted by 944. After-party at Area until 2 am. www.944.com/fashionweek

DRESSED TO KILT: Smashbox Studios, Culver City*
Saturday, October 14 — 7:30 pm reception 9:00 pm runway show
Celebrate Scottish culture, kilts and couture with Johnnie Walker and Friends. *Tickets $100/$200 VIP available via Harrison & Shriftman +1.310.855.1600 or on the web at www.dressedtokilt.com

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 15

MERCEDES-BENZ FASHION WEEK at SMASHBOX STUDIOS
Sunday, October 15 – Thursday, October 19
Nearly 40 designers will showcase Spring collections at this key venue over several days. All events are invitation only. Location information at www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

THRIVE: Stage One at Smashbox Studios
Sunday, October 15 – 3:00 pm
Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

BALANS: The Lightbox at Smashbox Studios
Sunday, October 15 – 4:00 pm
Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

SUE WONG : The Main Tent at Smashbox Studios
Sunday, October 15 – 5:00 pm
Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

EVISU: Stage One at Smashbox Studios
Sunday, October 15 – 7:00 pm
Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

MEGHAN: The Lightbox at Smashbox Studios
Sunday, October 15 – 8:00 pm. After party at Teddy’s in the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel hosted by 944 magazine at 9pm.
Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

LOUIS VERDAD: The Main Tent at Smashbox Studios
Sunday, October 15 – 9:00 pm
Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

MONDAY, OCTOBER 16

CANDICE HELD : The Lightbox at Smashbox Studios
Monday, October 16 – 12:00 pm
Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

SINGLE: Main Tent at Smashbox Studios
Monday, October 16 – 1:00 pm
Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

METRO 7 : Stage One at Smashbox Studios
Monday, October 16 – 3:00 pm
Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

KUSHCUSH: Lightbox at Smashbox Studios
Monday, October 16 – 4:00 pm
Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

COREY LYNN CALTER: The Main Tent at Smashbox Studios
Monday, October 16 – 5:00 pm
Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

MORPHINE GENERATION: Stage One at Smashbox Studios
Monday, October 16 – 7:00 pm
Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

SHAY TODD: The Lightbox at Smashbox Studios
Monday, October 16 – 8:00 pm
Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

FRANKIE B: The Main Tent at Smashbox Studios
Monday, October 16 – 9:00 pm
Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

944 presents “Don’t Tell My Booker” Party: The Vanguard, Hollywood
Monday, October 16 – 9:00 pm
Invitation only international “fashion meets music” extravaganza with Elite Model Management & LA Models, fashion show, theatrical elements, exhibits, and DJ Paul Okenfeld. www.donttellmybooker.fr

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17

FIDM MUSEUM & GALLERIES presents “Fashion Makes Scents” The Annette Green Perfume Museum Premiere: FIDM at 9th & Grand, LA*
Open daily 10am – 4pm through December 2, except Sunday & Monday.
The opening of first and only fragrance museum in the U.S. was initiated by a donation of 1,000 bottles and boxes from more than 165 fragrance houses and private collections to FIDM. *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

ITALIAN TRADE: Stage One at Smashbox Studios
Tuesday, October 17 – 2:00 pm
Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

TART: The Lightbox at Smashbox Studios
Tuesday, October 17 – 3:00 pm
Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

BUFFALO: The Main Tent at Smashbox Studios
Tuesday, October 17 – 4:00 pm
Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

ALAN DEL ROSARIO : Stage One at Smashbox Studios
Tuesday, October 17 – 6:00 pm
Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

DINA BAR-EL: The Lightbox at Smashbox Studios
Tuesday, October 17 – 7:00 pm
Invitation only. Media contact: FILM FASHION PR +1 310 854 8357 www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

CHARLOTTE RONSON: Spring 07 collection debut and soiree with Kidada Jones, Nicole Richie, and Samanthon Ronson (on decks, natch.)
Tuesday, October 17 – 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm in the Hollywood Hills.
Invitation only. RSVP to Seventh House PR 212.594.1993 or charlotteronson@seventhhousepr.com www.seventhhousepr.com

JENNIFER NICHOLSON : The Main Tent at Smashbox Studios
Tuesday, October 17 – 8:00 pm
Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

WILLIAM RAST “Street Sexy” Spring 07 Collection: Social Hollywood
Tuesday, October 17 – 9:00 pm sharp
Invitation only star-studded special event at one of LA’s hottest club/restaurant spaces. Wholesale sales contact: Mark Kanights +1.213.623.3526 | Media contact: +1.213.745.2123 www.williamrast.com

WEDS, OCTOBER 18

JOSEPH DOMINGO : The Lightbox at Smashbox Studios
Wednesday, October 18 – 12:00 pm
Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

SAMORA: Stage One at Smashbox Studios
Wednesday, October 18 – 3:00 pm
Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

CHAN LUU : The Lightbox at Smashbox Studios
Wednesday, October 18 – 4:00 pm
Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

SHERRI BODELL: The Main Tent at Smashbox Studios
Wednesday, October 18 – 5:00 pm
Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

ELSIE KATZ COUTURE: Stage One at Smashbox Studios
Wednesday, October 18 – 7:00 pm
Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

LIFE & DEATH: The Lightbox at Smashbox Studios
Wednesday, October 18 – 8:00 pm
Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

WHO’S NEXT WHAT’S NEXT: Social Hollywood
Wednesday, October 18 – 8:00 pm fashion show in support of Project Cure. Invitation only. RSVP to 323.658.8531

COLLECTION BEBE: The Main Tent at Smashbox Studios
Wednesday, October 18 – 9:00 pm
Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

MATT SORUM / SORUM-NOCE COUTURE: Les Deux, Hollywood
Wednesday, October 18 – 9:00 pm
Invitation only. Velvet Revolver’s Matt Sorum debuts his new couture men’s wear collection. www.944.com/fashionweek

ROCK & REPUBLIC Spring Preview: Area, Hollywood
Wednesday, October 18 – 9:00 pm
Invitation only. DJ Samantha Ronson. RSVP to lauren@rockandrepublic.com www.rockandrepublic.com

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19

VOOM BY JOY HAN: Stage One at Smashbox Studios
Thursday, October 19 – 2:00 pm
Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

URIEL SAENZ: The Lightbox at Smashbox Studios
Thursday, October 19 – 3:00 pm
Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

ASHLEY PAIGE: The Main Tent at Smashbox Studios
Thursday, October 19 – 4:00 pm /After-party 9:00 pm at Tokio, Hollywood
Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

YANA K : Stage One at Smashbox Studios
Thursday, October 19 – 6:00 pm
Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

CUSP presents ROZAE NICHOLS : Cusp Century City store
Thursday, October 19 – 6:00 pm
Trunk show and reception celebrating LA FASHION AWARDS nominee Rozae Nichols. RSVP 212.777.8056 x31 or RSVP@blogonthecusp.com www.blogonthecusp.com

KELLY NISHIMOTO : The Lightbox at Smashbox Studios
Thursday, October 19 – 7:00 pm
Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

EVELINE MOREL: fashion show at EM&CO store 7940 W 3rd St.
Thursday, October 19 – 7:00 pm doors – 8:00 pm show – shop ’til 10:30pm
Invitation only. Media & buyer RSVP to Kimberly Goodnight, PUREconsulting 323.664.0003 rsvp@pureconsultinginfo.com www.emandco.com

SHOWROOM SEVEN: Grand opening party (It’s about time….)
Thursday, October 19 – 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Cooper Design Space Mezzanine #3 Invitation only. RSVP to Seventh House PR 212.564.4017 (yes, they’re still using the 212) losangeles@seventhhousepr.com. www.seventhousepr.com

KEVAN HALL: The Main Tent at Smashbox Studios
Thursday, October 19 – 8:00 pm
Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

MOSSIMO “Uncorked”: Area, 643 N La Cienega, West Hollywood
Thursday, October 19 – 8:00 pm
Mossimo & Target party for Fashion Week. Brent Bolthouse / SBE production with DJ AM. Invitation only. RSVP to 323.525.2467.

J’AIME BY JAIME PRESSLY at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel
Thursday, October 19 – 9:00 pm doors / 10:00 pm fashion show
Fashion show and benefit for St Jude’s Children’s Hospital with a special musical performance by Robin Thicke. To purchase VIP Tables, Bottle Service, or to make a donation, contact Brooke Carey Turpin brooke.turpin@stjude.org. Press contact Megan Popes megan.popes@jaimeclothing.com. Details at www.jaimeclothing.com

HELLO KITTY by Victoria Couture: at Element Hollywood
Thursday, October 19 – 9:00 pm doors / 11:00 pm fashion show
Invitation only fashion event hosted by Natasha Hendstridge. Media and celebrity inquiries only to tracie@fabulouspr.com www.fabulouspr.com

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20

NASDAQ presents a Panel Discussion on the State of the Industry:
Standard Hotel, Downtown LA – Friday, October 20 — 10:00am – 11:00am
Marcy Medina, WWD’s west coast bureau chief, moderates a brunch panel discussion on apparel industry business trends and the IPO process. Capacity is limited. RSVP to Silvia.Davi@nasdaq.com www.nasdaq.com

SATURN presents LA FASHION AWARDS with Los Angeles magazine*:
Friday, October 20 — 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm/ doors open 6pm w/DJ CRASH
The Orpheum Theatre in downtown LA is home to the ultimate fashion week wrap party where sixteen Southern California fashion leaders will be recognized, seven will receive awards and three will show collection highlights on the runway. *Select tickets $35-$65 at Ticketmaster.com. Details at www.lafashionawards.com

LACE and WOODBURY UNIVERSITY art exhibition opening reception: The Woman of the Crowd – Susan Cianciolo & Cone Denim
Friday, October 20 — 7:00pm – 9:30pm
Opening reception with exhibition through November 3, 2006 www.welcometolace.org

TDINK presents the first annual FASHION WALKOFF fashion show: SUBMERGEDART GALLERY 1542 Cahuenga Blvd. Hollywood, 90028 Friday, October 20 — 8:30 pm doors – 9:30pm show
Instead of DJ’s battling on the turntables, this pits models and designers in a fashion face-off. Maggie Barry, San Paredes and Elijah Linh featured. Inquiries to PR@fashionwalkoff.com or RSVP@fashionwalkoff.com www.fashionwalkoff.com

LA MARKET WEEK : downtown LA showrooms and trade shows
Friday, October 20 – Tuesday, October 24
Hundreds of showrooms and temporary trade show booths will be open for wholesale 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, October 20 – Monday, October 23
Hundreds of contemporary designers and brands will participate in this temporary exhibition in two buildings. www.designersandagents.com

HAUTE MOMS RULE!(TM): The Edison alley entrance 2nd & Main
Monday, October 23 – 7:00 pm to 12:00 am
Invitation only. Media & buyers RSVP to Erika Hanson PUREconsulting 323.664.0003 or rsvp@pureconsultinginfo.com www.hautemomsrule.com