Calendar Archive – October 2007

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Los Angeles Fashion Week SPRING ‘08 collections are October 12-19, 2007 with major events throughout the month:

Major’s Market October 8-10 www.californiamarketcenter.com | BOXeight Downtown Fashion Week October 11 & 13 www.boxeight.com | GEN ART Fresh Faces in Fashion 10 Year Anniversary October 12 www.genart.com | LA Textile Show October 15-17 www.californiamarketcenter.com | Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Smashbox Studios October 14-18 www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com | Market Week October 26-30 www.fashiondistrict.org | Saturn presents the 3rd annual LA FASHION AWARDS October 26 www.lafashionawards.com | details below….

MONDAY, OCTOBER 8

Los Angeles “Majors” Market
Monday, October 8 through Wednesday, October 10. Open to the trade only. www.californiamarketcenter.com

DIRECTIVES WEST “She Shines” Spring ‘08 group show, featuring major junior labels Necessary Objects, YMI, Zinc, Fire, and Bailey Blue.
Monday, October 8, 9 am. Doors open at 8am. Fashion Theatre at the California Market Center. 110 E 9th St. Downtown LA. Invitation Only. Media contact Mannfolk PR (818) 557-7447 www.directiveswest.com

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10

VINTAGE FASHION ROADSHOW: 2nd annual edition presented by FGI-LA with panelists Elizabeth Stewart of the New York Times, award winning stylist and costume designer Arianne Phillips, fashion educator and historian Louise Coffey-Webb, Nikolaki designer and “Project Runway” alum Nick Verreos, and vintage fashion expert and 2007 LA Fashion Awards nominee Doris Raymond of The Way We Wore.
Wednesday, October 10, 6pm-9pm at The Way We Wore, 334 S La Brea. Live vintage fashion appraisals, cocktails, and a lively panel discussion all to benefit the FGI-LA Foundation Scholarship Program. For tickets inquire at fgila@earthlink.net. Media contact SPR 323.466.8001. www.fgi.org and www.thewaywewore.com

MONIQUE LHUILLIER store opening event.
Invitation only. www.moniquelhuillier.com

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11

BOXeight presents “Have Faith in LA” a fashion, music and art collaborative. St. Vibiana’s, 2nd & Main, downtown Los Angeles.
Thursday, October 11 & Saturday, October 13. Media Contact SPR 323.466.8001. www.boxeight.com

COSA NOSTRA by Jeffrey Sebelia: BOXeight Fashion Week.
Thursday, October 11 – 5pm. INVITATION ONLY. Media contact EM Productions. henri@empdrs.com www.cosanostrainc.com

LOUIS VERDAD Spring ‘08: BOXeight Fashion Week.
Thursday, October 11 – 8pm. INVITATION ONLY. Media contact Nick D’Annunzio at Tara Ink. www.louisverdad.com

YOU WEAR IT WELL Film Festival: BOXeight Fashion Week.
Thursday, October 11 — 8:30pm. Invitation only. Media contact SPR 323.466.8001. Details at www.youwearitwell.tv

EDUARDO LUCERO Spring ‘08: BOXeight Fashion Week.
Thursday, October 11 – 10pm. INVITATION ONLY. Media contact Gaby Tamayo – IdentityLA gaby@identityla.com. www.eduardolucerola.com

THE BOHEMIAN SOCIETY: BOXeight Fashion Week.
Thursday, October 11 – midnight. INVITATION ONLY. Media contact Josh Spencer – Imagine Marketing Agency 310.546.5653. josh@imaginemarketingagency.com. www.thebohemiansociety.com

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12

GEN ART Fresh Faces in Fashion: Petersen Automotive Museum
Friday, October 12 — 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm with 8pm runway show. Award winning GEN ART celebrates its 10-year anniversary with 12 fresh faces: CW Christian Weber, Dorothy Lee, Marlova, Rhys Dwfen, Suh-Tahn, Wren, Endovanera, Orthodox. Accessories presentations by Anita Hopkins, Cerre, Mannin and Shane by Brooks Salzwedel. Media Contact Jenn Gross at Evolutionary Media Group 323.658.8700. Show & Event Tickets $30-$100 available online* at www.genart.org

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13

ECONOUVEAU – debut eco green event for fashion music art
Saturday, October 13 — 2pm – 2am St. Vibiana’s, 2nd & Main St.

Part of BOXeight Downtown Fashion Week. Designers showing: Bahar Shahpar, Deborah Lindquist, Gary Harvey, Amanda Shi (Avita Co-Op, Mannfolk PR 818-557-7447). Econouveau Media Contact: Grace Kim, Grace Kim Consulting 562.547.7080 gracekimconsulting@gmail.com Tickets on sale at* www.econouveau.com

WITHIN The Urban Woman Experience – debut urban fashion event.
Saturday, October 13 — 4pm – 8pm Crash Mansion, 1024 S Grand Ave.
Designers showing: Orquida Violeta, Araceli Silva, Fahmina, J Tavera, Mimi Bogale, De La Luna, She Blooms, Freedom’s Eligy, Hazelshakti, Nicole Ohayon. Hip Hop and live acoustic and grafitti art performances follow, all with a focus on the female. Open to the public. RSVP timoione@gmail.com. Media Contact: Susana de Leon, 909.659.7086 www.myspace.com/chaos_theory_prod

944 MAGAZINE Celebrates Fashion Week: Kick-off Dinner
Saturday, October 13 – 8pm. Private Dinner at Blowfish Sushi.
By invitation only. www.944.com

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14

MERCEDES-BENZ FASHION WEEK at SMASHBOX STUDIOS
Sunday, October 14 – Thursday, October 18
Nearly 30 designers will showcase Spring collections at this key venue over several days. All events are invitation only for the trade only. Smashbox Studios is located at 8538 Warner Drive, Culver City,90232 www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

DESIGN SUITES at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at SmashboxStudios
Sunday, October 14 – Thursday, October 18. 3pm-8pm daily.
Open to the trade only. Business card and picture ID required for admission. Media contact Lauren Gurvich lauren@laurengurvich.com. Smashbox Studios is located at 8538 Warner Drive, Culver City,90232 www.mbfashionweek.com/losangeles/designsuites/

SUE WONG: Main Tent, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
Sunday, October 14 – 4pm. Invitation only. Media contact SPR 323.466.8001. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

CHICK BY NICKY HILTON: Stage One, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
Sunday, October 14 – 6pm. Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

YVES CASTALDI: The Lightbox, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
Sunday, October 14 – 7pm. Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

RANDOLPH DUKE: Main Tent, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
Sunday, October 14 – 8pm. Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

2 B FREE: 944 Magazine & Saab present the 2 B Free Walk Off at Boulevard 3 in Hollywood. Celebrity DJ’s. Bottle service.
Sunday, October 14 – 9pm – 2am. Media contact & RSVP: Ashley Kraines ashley@944.com. www.944.com

MONDAY, OCTOBER 15

Los Angeles Textile Show
Monday, October 15 through Wednesday, October 17. Open to the trade only. www.californiamarketcenter.com

LOOMSTATE, EDUN & ROGAN: All by appointment at Chateau Marmont, 8221 Sunset, West Hollywood.
Monday, October 15 – Thursday, October 18. Invitation only. Media Contacts: For Edun contact Ana Abramcyk ana@edun.ie. www.edun.ie For Loomstate contact Berrin Noorata berrinnoorata@loomstate.org www.loomstate.org. For Rogan contact Jennifer Gonzales jg@rogannyc.com www.rogannyc.com.

ECOGANIK: Stage One, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
Monday, October 15 – 2pm. Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

COCO JOHNSEN: The Lightbox, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
Monday, October 15 – 3pm. Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

KEVAN HALL: Main Tent, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
Monday, October 15 – 4pm. Invitation only. Media contact SPR 323.466.8001. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

ELSIE KATZ: Stage One, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
Monday, October 15 – 6pm. Invitation only. Media contact Lauren Stillman, Film Fashion 310-854-8179 lauren.stillman@filmfashion.com www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

Elle Magazine’s WOMEN IN HOLLYWOOD: Four Seasons Hotel.
Monday, October 15 – 6:30-9:30pm. Invitation ONLY. 14th annual tribute, this year honoring Amy Adams, Scarlett Johansson, Jennifer Connelly, Julie Taymor and Lauren Bacall among others. www.elle.com

JOSEPH DOMINGO: The Lightbox, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
Monday, October 15 – 7pm. Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

JORDI SCOTT: Vanguard, 6021 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood.
Monday, October 15 – 7pm doors 8pm show. Invitation only. Media contact Kerith at piscespress@aol.com www.jordiscott.com.

HEATHERETTE: Main Tent, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
Monday, October 15 – 8pm. Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

J’AIME: Spring ‘08 showing at Boulevard 3 in Hollywood.
Monday, October 15 – 8pm cocktails 9pm show. Invitation only. Media contact Megan Pope at J’aime Productions, Megan@jaimeclothing.com
213-745-4011 www.jaimeclothing.com

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16

JUAN CARLOS OBANDO: Craft, 10100 Constellation Blvd, Century City.
Tuesday, October 16 – noon. Invitation only. concierge@jcobando.com. www.jcobando.com

GREGORY PARKINSON: Stage One, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
Tuesday, October 16 – 2pm. Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

JENNY HAN: The Lightbox, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
Tuesday, October 16 – 3pm. Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

CHRISTIAN AUDIGIER: Main Tent, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
Tuesday, October 16 – 4pm. Invitation only. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

DINA BAR EL: Stage One, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
Tuesday, October 16 – 6pm. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

GREY ANT: The Lightbox, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
Tuesday, October 16 – 7pm. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

FASHION TARGETS BREAST CANCER: InStyle co-hosts with the CFDA in honor of its new partnership with Net-A-Porter.com.
Tuesday, October 16 – 7-10pm. Morton’s, 8764 Melrose. Invitation ONLY. www.fashiontargetsbreastcancer.org

SYDNEY LOS ANGELES: 944 Magazine HQ at 8560 W Sunset Blvd. Sydney Azria’s collection debut and live performancy by Minyan.
Tuesday, October 16 – 7pm – 11am. Media contact & RSVP: Ashley Kraines ashley@944.com. www.944.com

WHITLEY KROS: Main Tent, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
Tuesday, October 16 – 8pm. Followed by a party. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

JESSE KAMM: Taylor de Cordoba Gallery, 2660 S La Cienega Blvd.
Tuesday, October 16 – 7:30 – 10pm. Invitation only. www.jessekamm.com

CRESCENT PARTY: Hotelier Gregory Peck, designer and retailer Katy Rodriguez co-host a fashion week party celebrating Audrey Bernstein’s oh-audrey.com and BIG Magazine’s “Big Show” issue. Crescent Beverly Hills Hotel. Invitation Only. Media contact: kelley@kelleyblevins.com
Tuesday, October 16 – 9pm. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

WEDS, OCTOBER 17

KINGPINS: Invitation Only denim lifestyle trade show at Marvimon.
Wednesday, October 17 & Thursday, October 18. Invitation Only. Contact Kim for further details kim@olah.com. www.olah.com

TART: Stage One, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
Wednesday, October 17 – 2pm. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

BEACH BUNNY SWIMWEAR: Lightbox, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
Wednesday, October 17 – 3pm. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

VOOM BY JOY HAN: Main Tent, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
Wednesday, October 17 – 4pm. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

“THE GALLERY” Show: Stage One, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
Wednesday, October 17 – 6pm. GROUP SHOW of eco-friendly collections. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

LINDA LOUDERMILK: BP Helios House at Robertson & Melrose.
Wednesday, October 17 – 6:30pm. www.lindaloudermilk.com

EVIDENCE OF EVOLUTION: Lightbox, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
Wednesday, October 17 – 7pm. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

LRG FASHION SHOW: 944 Magazine HQ at 8560 W Sunset Blvd.
Wednesday, October 17 – 7pm – 11am. Media contact & RSVP: Ashley Kraines ashley@944.com. www.944.com

Make-A-Wish Foundation Event at Social Hollywood with fashion show presented by BEBE (for holiday): Social Hollywood, 6525 Sunset Blvd.
Wednesday, October 17- 7:30pm. Tickets available at www.wishla.org or by calling 877.423.2375. Media contact Shelley Ginsburg, Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Los Angeles. 310-788-9474 x109 www.wishla.org

JEREMY SCOTT: Main Tent, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
Wednesday, October 17 – 8pm. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

Glitterati Magazine/PEGAH ANVARIAN DENIM LAUNCH: The Nest. 7409 Beverly Blvd. West Hollywood. Invitation only.
Wednesday, October 17 – 8pm. www.pegahanvarian.com

FASHION FAUX PAS: Collective collaboration at The Standard Hollywood Purple Lounge. Featuring Jainesse Denim, photog Kawai Matthews, fashion illustrator Lana Futura and shoes by Melody Eh$ani. Invitation only. Attempt access: rsvp@airphilosophy.com   Wednesday, October 17 – 10pm-2am. www.airphilosophy.com

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18

JAMES GALANOS: Rodeo Drive Walk of Style Award Event, with Nancy Reagan, Betsy Bloomingdale, and Connie Wald as event co-chairs.
Thursday, October 18 – Late morning induction ceremony followed by luncheon. Invitation only. Media contact the Donahue Group 323.860.9165 www.thedonahuegroup.com

BIRD OF PREY: Stage One, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
Thursday, October 18 – 2pm. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

CANDICE HELD: Main Tent, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
Thursday, October 18 – 3pm. Media Contact Mannfolk PR 818-557-7447 www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

MONARCHY COLLECTION: Main Tent, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
Thursday, October 18 – 4pm. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

SAMORA: Stage One, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
Thursday, October 18 – 6pm. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

YOTAM SOLOMON: Nuni Gallery, 126 N La Brea Ave.
Thursday, October 18 – 6pm. Invitation only. Media contact Dana at 323.935.4888. www.yotamsolomon.com

OLIGO TISSEW: The Lightbox, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
Thursday, October 18 – 7pm. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

PETRO ZILLIA: Main Tent, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.
Thursday, October 18 – 8pm. www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

SINGLE Fashion Show: 944 Magazine HQ at 8560 W Sunset Blvd.
Thursday, October 18 – 7pm – 11am. Media contact & RSVP: Ashley Kraines ashley@944.com. www.944.com

MEGHAN: at the InStyle Magazine & Nordstrom event at Boulevard 3 in Hollywood. Featuring informal modeling, signature cocktails and music by DJ Steve Aoki. Invitation Only. Thursday, October 18 – 7pm-10pm. www.meghanfabulous.com

“WE LOVE KIME BUZELLI” benefit concert at The Echo, 1822 Sunset. Show Pony fashion designer, artist and friend needs our help to get well. Ileanna Douglas hosts benefit concert featuring 7 musical performances, DJ sets by Dublab, live T-shirt printing by Hit+Run. Ebay auction to follow. October 18 – 8pm. $10 at the door or donate via paypal directly to showpony@earthlink.net. themoldydoily.typad.com

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19

BRIAN LICHTENBERG Spring ‘08: Museum of Architecture & Design Friday, October 19 – 8pm. 5900 Wilshire Blvd. rsvp@brianlichtenberg.com www.brianlichtenberg.com

BRADLEY BAUMKIRCHNER Spring ‘08: Besant Lodge, East Hollywood
Friday, October 19 – 9pm. 2560 N Beachwood Drive, Los Angeles. Invitation Only. RSVP to em Productions.

13 MINUTES MAGAZINE: “Remix issue” live performances and runway show featuring Maggie Barry, English Clientele and Ana Reign.  Friday, October 19 – 9pm. REPUBLIC 650 N La Cienega, Los Angeles. rsvp@13minutesmag.com. www.13minutesmag.com

not yet the LA FASHION AWARDS…it has moved a week later this year to give LA’s most fashionable a big rest before the big night. See listing October 26. Download the music track and ring tone in preparation at
www.lafashionawards.com

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21

ATMOSPHERE TRADE SHOW: Crystal VIP Lounge, West Hollywood
Sunday, October 21, 11am-4pm. Not to be confused with the Paris trade show of similar name, this new event is open to consumers and trade. Exhibitors include Anna Selena, Blox Contemporary Jewelry, Chillers Clothing, Europa Chic, Fluffy Jo,

FMK FORMANKIND CLOTHING,
Foxy LuLu, Frecuenci Modulada, Funk Divine,Hello Couture, PSA designs, Purlieu, Rose Bizzart, Roxbury Handbags,Soho Gigi, and Velvet Leaf. Crystal is located at 7901 Santa Monica Blvd, at Fairfax. Details at www.atmospheretradeshow.com

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23

SUSAN G KOMEN “Fashion For the Cure”: 2 Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills
Tuesday, October 23- 7:30pm-10:30pm. McCormick&Schmick’s hosts this fashion and entertainment gala with special fashion segment “Think Pink and Green” with “green” designers including Deborah Lindquist. Tickets $100-$150 to benefit Komen for the Cure. Media contact Elaine Doran, EL Doran PR 818.238.9005. www.komenlacounty.org

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24

DAVID YURMAN Men’s Accessories Collection debut at Paramour.
Wednesday, October 24 – 6:30-8:30 VIP dinner; 8:30-11:30 cocktail reception featuring performance by The Bravery. Invitation only. Media contact EMGPR 323.658.8700 www.davidyurman.com

FREDERICK’S OF HOLLYWOOD fashion show & art auction to benefit Clothes of Our Backs Foundation charities.
Wednesday, October 24 – Fashion show and benefit at the Palladium, 6215 W Sunset Blvd., Hollwyood. Thursday, October 25 – art auction at Frederick’s of Hollywood flagship, 6751 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood. 310.491.1401 www.clothesoffourbacks.org

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25

dbla 2nd annual FASHION WALKOFF: Cabana Club, 1439 Ivar, Hollywood. Thursday, October 24 – Doors open at 8pm. Invitation only. Media contact pr@fashionwalkoff.com www.fashionwalkoff.com

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26

DIRECTIVES WEST Spring 08 Trend Show: California Market Center.
Friday, October 26 – 9am. Invitation only. Media contact Mannfolk PR (818) 557-7447 www.directiveswest.com

BIANCA NERO: California Market Center, 110 E 9th St, downtown LA
Friday, October 26 – 6pm. Invitation only. Media contact Karli Heineman, California Market Center, 213.630.3659 www.biancanero.com

2007 LA FASHION AWARDS presented by SATURN at the Orpheum Theatre, 842 South Broadway | Friday, October 26 – 7pm-9pm
Third annual Los Angeles Fashion Awards recognizing RAMI KASHOU, THOMAS WYLDE, JC OBANDO, JASMIN SHOKRIAN, FRED SEGAL, AMERICAN RAG CIE, LISA KLINE, THE WAY WE WORE, KITSON, GUESS, BCBG, LA EYEWORKS, J BRAND, 7 FOR ALL MANKIND, OLIGO TISSEW, GOLDSIGN ADRIANO GOLDSCHMIED, PAIGE PREMIUM DENIM, DAILYCANDY, “PROJECT RUNWAY” and MAX AZRIA with media partners Los Angeles magazine, Los Angeles Times IMAGE, Flaunt Magazine, California Apparel News, NASDAQ, NPA and LA.com. Tickets $50-$95 on sale now at ticketmaster.com* www.lafashionawards.com

LA MARKET WEEK : downtown LA showrooms and trade shows
Friday, October 26 – Tuesday, October 30
Thousands of apparel and accessories brands will present their Spring 08 collections 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 Bldg, downtown LA
Friday, October 26 – Sunday, October 28
Hundreds of contemporary designers and brands will participate in this temporary exhibition in two buildings. www.designersandagents.com

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27

MURAKAMI: MOCA Members Opening at the Geffen Contemporary
Saturday, October 27 – 7pm-11pm. Become a member* at www.moca.org

YANA K: California Market Center, 110 E 9th St., downtown Los Angeles
Saturday, October 27 – 8pm. Invitation only. Media contact Karli Heineman, California Market Center, 213.630.3659 www.yanak.com

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 28

MURAKAMI VIP GALA: MOCA at the Geffen Contemporary
Sunday, October 28 – 6pm. Tickets $1,000 and up*. Performance by Kanye West. Special guest Marc Jacobs. Contact Michelle Bernardin at MOCA mbernardin@moca.org or 213.633.5318. www.moca.org

MONDAY, OCTOBER 29

PLASTIC ISLAND: California Market Center, 110 E 9th, downtown LA
Monday, October 29 – 6pm. Invitation only. Media contact Karli Heineman, California Market Center, 213.630.3659 www.plasticisland.net

MURAKAMI: MOCA at the Geffen Contemporary
Monday, October 29 – exhibit opens to the public*. www.moca.org


 

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