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Calendar Archive – October 2008

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Los Angeles Fashion Week Spring ’09 collections are October 10-17, 2008 at venues throughout the city. The Calendar will be updated weekly beginning September 1. Last update: October 14, 1pm LA-time.

THURSDAY, OCT 9

GEN ART & SoyJoy present Fashionably Natural: Petersen Automotive Museum. 7pm pre-reception, 8pm show, after-party 9pm-11pm.  Award-winning GEN ART showcases essential emerging talent, and this season features a special night for an all natural lineup with Brigit Catiis, The Battalion, Popomono and Velvet Leaf. Invitation Only. Media contact Evolutionary Media Group 323.658.8700. www.genart.org

FRIDAY, OCT 10

GEN ART’s Fresh Faces in Fashion: Petersen Automotive Museum.  Award-winning GEN ART showcases essential emerging talent, and this season’s Fresh Faces will be hosted by Mandy Moore. Media contact Evolutionary Media Group 323.658.8700. Event Tickets $40-$90 available online* at www.genart.org

SATURDAY, OCT 11

JACK RABBIT. Paper Magazine & Nettwerk Records presents Jack Rabbit Collection with special performance by the Submarines. 7pm.  Invitation only. rsvp@thejackrabbitcollection.com. Nettwork LA 1545 Wilcox, Hollywood. www.thejackrabbitcollection.com

SJOBECK Spring 2009 collection. 7pm at The Victorian, 2640 Main St. Santa Monica. Media contact Jesseray Vasquez at jesseray@sjobeckdenim.com. Limited public admission available at $50 per ticket includes runway show and after-party. www.sjobeckdenim.com

SUNDAY, OCT 12

MERCEDES-BENZ FASHION WEEK Spring 2009 Collections.
Sunday, October 12 – Thursday, October 16
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

KEVAN HALL. 4pm. The Main Tent. Smashbox Studios.
Invitation only for the trade only. Smashbox venue and parking information at www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

SUH-TAHN. 6pm. Stage One. Smashbox Studios.
Invitation only for the trade only. Smashbox venue and parking information at www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com
Hollywood Life Magazine 5th annual Hollywood Style Awards. PDC 6pm.
Invitation only for the trade only. Media contact page@efgpr.com

SHEIKI JEANS. 7pm. Lightbox. Smashbox Studios.
Invitation only for the trade only. Smashbox venue and parking information at www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

KATY RODRIGUEZ. 7pm-9pm. Undisclosed location.
Invitation only for the trade only. www.katyrodriguez.com

WHITLEY KROS. 8pm. The Main Tent. Smashbox Studios.
Invitation only for the trade only. Smashbox venue and parking information at www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

WNWN Fashion Show. 8pm doors. Show features Bullets 4 Peace, Marymee, and Journey. Social Hollywood. 6525 Sunset Blvd. RSVP to 323.658.8531. Media contact sadie@sadiemurraypr.com 323.933.3386

MONDAY, OCT 13

ED HARDY. 4pm. The Main Tent. Smashbox Studios.
Invitation only for the trade only. Smashbox venue and parking information at www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

JULIA CLANCEY. 6pm. Stage One. Smashbox Studios.
Invitation only for the trade only. Smashbox venue and parking information at www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

BEACH BUNNY SWIMWEAR. 7pm. Lightbox. Smashbox Studios.
Invitation only for the trade only. Smashbox venue and parking information at www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

JORDI SCOTT. Doors 7pm. Show 8pm. The Vanguard, 6021 Hollywood Blvd. Invitation only. Press contact Tamara York pr@jordiscott.com. www.jordiscott.com

Beau Monde Runway Show and Pink Party. Doors 7pm-10pm. Apple Lounge, 665 N Robertson. Invitation only. Press contact Nicole DeFosset 310.860.1001 nicole.defosset@duetpr.com. www.beaumondesilk.com

ELMER AVE. 8pm. Main Tent. Smashbox Studios.
Invitation only for the trade only. Smashbox venue and parking information at www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

MAGGIE BARRY. Doors 9pm. Show 10pm. Club 740, 740 Broadway, Downtown LA. Press contact Dawn or Rachel at khpublicrelations.com. www.maggiebarry.com

Dallas Austin presents The Rowdy Collection. Doors 10pm. Ivan Kane’s Cafe Was, 1521 N Vine, Hollywood. Invitation only. Media contact therowdycollection@peoplesrevolution.com. www.therowdycollection.com

TUESDAY, OCT 14

D’AMORE BY MARCEAU. 2pm. Stage One. Smashbox Studios.
Invitation only for the trade only. Smashbox venue and parking information at www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

VIRIDIS LUXE. 3pm. Lightbox. Smashbox Studios.
Invitation only for the trade only. Smashbox venue and parking information at www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

LANA FUCHS. 4pm. The Main Tent. Smashbox Studios.
Invitation only for the trade only. Smashbox venue and parking information at www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

JOSEPH DOMINGO. 6pm. Stage One. Smashbox Studios.
Invitation only for the trade only. Smashbox venue and parking information at www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

CRISPIN & BASILIO. 7pm. Lightbox. Smashbox Studios.
Invitation only for the trade only. Smashbox venue and parking information at www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

LACMA Costume Council “Glamour Girls” opening event and discussion with Patrick McMullan. 7pm. Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Free to Costume Council members, tickets also available online. www.lacma.org

A Night of Fashion & Design. 7pm-10pm. Hosted by Reiss & Clothes of our Back Foundation with support from LA Confidential.
Reiss Los Angeles, 145 N Roberston Blvd., LA CA 90048. Invitation Only. Media RSVP to or call 310.276.0060 www.reiss.co.uk
Coco Johnsen Pret a Porter to benefit the C.A.S.A. Foundation. 8pm doors. 9pm show. Invitation only.
Audis Husar Fine Art Gallery, 8670 Wilshire, Beverly Hills. Media RSVP to info@cocojohnsenboutique.com www.cocojohnsenboutique.com

LAUREN CONRAD. 8pm. The Main Tent. Smashbox Studios.
Invitation only for the trade only. Smashbox venue and parking information at www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

TROVATA. 9pm-11pm. Undisclosed location.
Invitation only for the trade only. www.trovata.com

GYPSYPLUNK. Doors 9pm. Show 10pm. Club 740, 740 Broadway, Downtown LA. Open to the public $7 ticket price at the door. Media contact Leila Plunk leila.gypsyplunk@gmail.com www.myspace.com/gypsyplunkclothing

GREEN APPLE. Doors 10pm. Club 740, 740 Broadway, Downtown LA. Open to the public $7 ticket price at the door. Media contact Ananda@greenappleactive.com www.myspace.com/greenappleactive

WEDS, OCT 15

SIOLOONIM white shirt collection. 5pm. Rooftop at the Chamberlain Hotel West Hollywood. 1000 Westmount Dr. Invitation only. Media contact rsvp@michaelrogerspr.com. www.sioloonim.com

ECO-GANIK. 6pm. Stage One. Smashbox Studios.
Invitation only for the trade only. Smashbox venue and parking information at www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

DEBRA DAVENPORT. 7pm. Lightbox. Smashbox Studios.
Invitation only for the trade only. Smashbox venue and parking information at www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

CHRISTIAN AUDIGIER presents American Lord. 8pm. The Main Tent. Smashbox Studios. Invitation only for the trade only. Smashbox venue and parking information at www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

IT’S A MAN’S MAN WORLD at DecadesTwo. 7:30pm-9:30pm. Invitation only. Celebrating the launch of the men’s private sale at hautelook.com. www.decadestwo.com

EM&CO presents UP NEXT: EMERGING LA DESIGNERS. 6:30-10:30pm. Fashion show featuring spring 09 collections from L.A. Designers Keemia and Monn’Amur (Friedia Niimura), with jewelry by Micha Designs. EM & Co 7940 W. 3rd Street, Los Angeles, 90048. RSVP to emandco@sbcglobal.net 323.782.8155. www.emandco.com

NICOLA BERTTI Beverly Hills fashion week party with LA Direct Magazine. 8pm-midnight. Nicola Bertti Boutique 9467 Little Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills. Media contact Jeffrey Relf, The Fashion Office 323.469.3712 thefashionofficeevents@yahoo.com. www.fashionweekla.com

WET CEMENT to benefit Operation Smile. 9pm. Boulevard 3, 6523 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood. Invitation only. Media Contact: Alex Quinn, (310)994-3563 alex@jinandquinn.com. www.wetcementclothing.com

THURSDAY, OCT 16

LEILA HAFZI. 2pm. Stage One. Smashbox Studios.
Invitation only for the trade only. Smashbox venue and parking information at www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

NONJA MCKENZIE . 3pm. Lightbox. Smashbox Studios.
Invitation only for the trade only. Smashbox venue and parking information at www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

TULLE & CLOTH LOGIC. 4pm. The Main Tent. Smashbox Studios.
Invitation only for the trade only. Smashbox venue and parking information at www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

SAMORA. 6pm. Stage One. Smashbox Studios.
Invitation only for the trade only. Smashbox venue and parking information at www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com
Royal/T presents: This is the story of…… 6:30-8:30pm. Gallery installation and art exhibition featuring the spring 09 collection from women’s wear and accessories designer Ambriel Floyd and scent designer Alison Cutlan. Royal/T is located at 8910 Washington Blvd in Culver City. RSVP to rsvp@royal-t.org www.royal-t.org

AMELIA TORO. 7pm. Lightbox. Smashbox Studios.
Invitation only for the trade only. Smashbox venue and parking information at www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

GREEN INITIATIVE HUMANITARIAN FASHION SHOW. 8pm. The Main Tent. Smashbox Studios.
Invitation only for the trade only. Smashbox venue and parking information at www.mercedesbenzfashionweek.com

LITTLE IN THE MIDDLE(TM) re(Define) (Real)ityTM Fashion & Music Show. 9pm arrivals, 10pm show. Boulevard 3, 6523 Sunset Blvd.
Open to the public. $30 tickets available at web site until Oct 15. $40 at the door. Benefit for the The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness, with special recognition for celebrity fitness trainer Kathy Kaehler. www.redefinereality.org

SECTA 5pm. BoxEight, 1446 E Washington Blvd, Downtown LA. www.boxeight.com

IDOL RADEC 7pm. BoxEight, 1446 E Washington Blvd, Downtown LA. www.boxeight.com

FREMONT 9pm. BoxEight, 1446 E Washington Blvd, Downtown LA. www.boxeight.com

MICHEL BERANDI. 11pm. BoxEight, 1446 E Washington Blvd, Downtown LA. www.boxeight.com

FRIDAY, OCT 17

2008 LOS ANGELES FASHION AWARDS are on hiatus.
The program that honors and celebrates the very best of California fashion has been postponed due to these challenging economic times. 2007 winners include JUAN CARLOS OBANDO, FRED SEGAL, GUESS, J BRAND, DAILYCANDY.com, “PROJECT RUNWAY” and MAX AZRIA. Look for a return in 2009 at www.lafashionawards.com

SUE WONG. 4:30-6pm. Informal modeling and cocktails in the California Market Center lobby, 110 E 9th St, Downtown LA. www.suewong.com

KRELWEAR. 6pm-9pm. The Standard rooftop, 550 S Flower St, Downtown LA. Invitation only. www.krelwear.com

DOWNTOWN AT DUSK opens Market Week at the California Market Center for the downtown fashion district. 6pm-9pm. Mayoral reception and fashion event featuring looks from designers including Cynthia Steffe, Betsy Johnson, Nanette Lapore, Poleci, Robert Rodriguez, Suh-Than, YaYa and more. Invitation Only. Media Contact Deborah Levine dlevine@californiamarketcenter.com www.fashiondistrict.org

YOTAM SOLOMON . 6pm. BoxEight, 1446 E Washington, downtown. Invitation only. ys@michaelrogerspr.com www.yotamsolomon.com

LI CARI by Jazmin Whitley. Doors 7:30, Show 9pm. The Barker Block, 530 S Hewitt, Los Angeles. Invitation only. Media contact Susan Costa 626.905.4752. www.shoplicari.com

BRIAN LICHTENBERG. 8pm. BoxEight, 1446 E Washington, downtown. Invitation only. rsvp@brianlichtenberg.com www.brianlichtenberg.com

YVES CASTALDI. 9pm. BoxEight, 1446 E Washington Blvd, Downtown LA. www.boxeight.com
Thirteen Minutes Magazine: Runway Hits fashion show and party. 9pm. Club 740 in downtown Los Angeles. Pre-sale general tickets are $25 and VIP tickets are $60. Features looks from top designers and a performance by Roscoe Umali and Kaba Modern (MTV’s America’s Best Dand Crew.) Purchase tickets at www.13minutesmag.com

Love Sessions voter registration fashion party. Doors 9pm with runway presentations by LRG Clothing, JUZD Bamboo, Factory Girl, and performances by DJ Questlove, Travis McCoy and DJ Irie. Versus Nightlife, 618 S Spring St., downtown Los Angeles. www.versusla.com

ANDREW CHRISTIAN “Sink or Swim” 9pm doors, 11pm doors. Boulevard3, 6523 W Sunset Blvd, Hollywood. RSVP to cathy@andrewchristian.com www.andrewchristian.com

SATURDAY, OCT 18

ANZEVINO & FLORENCE. 5pm. BoxEight, 1446 E Washington Blvd, Downtown LA. www.boxeight.com

DESIGNERS & AGENTS Green Market Launch. 6:30-8:30pm. Cooper Design Space, downtown. Cocktails & hors d’oeuvres to celebrate the debut of this new sustainable design trade event featuring 60 fashion and lifestyle brands. By invitation only. For press inquiries please contact: Dennis@companyagenda.com or 212 358 9516. This event is invitation only. www.designersandagents.com

VOOM by Joy Han. 6:30 pm. California Market Center. For press inquiries please contact: info@voombyjoyhan.com This event is invitation only. www.voombyjoyhan.com

GREGORY PARKINSON. 6:30-8:30 pm. Honor Fraser Gallery. For press inquiries please contact: info@gregoryparkinson.com This event is invitation only. www.gregoryparkinson.com

MARTINMARTIN. 7pm. BoxEight, 1446 E Washington Blvd, Downtown LA. www.boxeight.com

POST’AGE. 9pm. BoxEight, 1446 E Washington Blvd, Downtown LA. www.boxeight.com

JOYRICH. 11pm. BoxEight, 1446 E Washington Blvd, Downtown LA. www.boxeight.com
Downtown Los Angeles MARKET WEEK continues. www.fashiondistrict.org

SUNDAY, OCT 19

RAQUEL ALLEGRA. 8pm. BoxEight, 1446 E Washington Blvd, Downtown LA. www.boxeight.com

ROJAS. 9pm. BoxEight, 1446 E Washington Blvd, Downtown LA. www.boxeight.com

KUCOON. 10pm. BoxEight, 1446 E Washington Blvd, Downtown LA. www.boxeight.com
Downtown Los Angeles MARKET WEEK continues. www.fashiondistrict.org

MONDAY, OCT 20

Downtown Los Angeles MARKET WEEK continues. www.fashiondistrict.org

TUESDAY, OCT 21

Downtown Los Angeles MARKET WEEK continues. www.fashiondistrict.org