Calendar Archive – October 2011

Los Angeles Fashion Week Spring 2012 Collections will take place October 13-21, 2011 at venues across Los Angeles. This dovetails with Market Week in the showrooms and trade shows in Downtown Los Angeles March 17-20. Events begin with Concept Fashion Week at Ace Gallery Oct 13-16 and conclude with LA Fashion Weekend Oct 21-23. The Fashion Week LA calendar will be updated weekly starting in October. Follow us on Twitter @FashionWeekLA

Tuesday, October 11

    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

Wednesday, October 12

THURSDAY, October 13

  • 5pm-10pm. Concept Fashion Week opening night. Fashion Installations 5pm-9pm: Henry Duarte, Mo Wear, Curly-V, Summer Rose x Melanie Mills and Black Banditz. Fashion Presentations: 5pm Nuvula, 7pm S&G, 9pm Sachika. Invite Only. Media contact: Kelsi at Concept Shows or register here.  @ConceptFWwww.ConceptFW.com
  • 7pm. Sue Wong presents “Lady or Vamp” Spring 2012 at a private location in Hollywood. Invite Only. Media Contact: Angela Jung at Sue Wong. @suewongfashion /  www.suewong.com

FRIDAY, October 14

  • 5pm-10pm. Concept Fashion Week at ACE Gallery. Invite only. Fashion Installations 5pm-9pm: Mike Vensel, Liaison, ISM Mode, Michelle Laine and Valerj Pobega. Fashion Presentations: 5pm Alana Hale, 7pm Bohemian Society by Victor Wilde, 9pm Jen Awad. Invite Only. Media contact: Kelsi at Concept Shows or register here.  @ConceptFWwww.ConceptFW.com
  • 8pm-2am. Project Ethos will “Ink it Pink” with music and fashion at The House of Blues to benefit Stand Up to Cancer. Live concert features Julie Zorrilla and Pete Wentz. 10pm runway show features I AM by Will.I.Am of the Black Eyed Peas plus 7 emerging LA-based designers including BritBoy, GLAUDI by Johana Hernandez, Pentard Couture, Lauren Nicole, Multeepurpose, NAMI and Japanese import B by APERIRE. Tickets available here.  @ProjectEthoswww.projectethos.com

SATURDAY, October 15

  • 9am-5pm. Of a fashion interest: The Original Vintage Fashion Expo returns to the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium. Open to the public. Tickets and event information here: www.vintageexpo.com
  • 5pm-10pm. Concept Fashion Week at ACE Gallery. Invite only. Fashion Installations 5pm-9pm: Kittenhawk, Elaine Marie, Debakalis, Jessica Huang and Eduardo Lucero. Fashion Presentations: 5pm Bryan Hearns, 7pm NAMI, 9pm Thai Nguyen. Invite Only. Media contact: Kelsi at Concept Shows or register here.  @ConceptFWwww.ConceptFW.com
  • 7pm doors. Philthy Ragz Collection Season II Presentation at 816 S Santa Fe Ave, a warehouse location downtown. Valet parking $9. RSVP at teamphilthy@philthyragz.com  @philthyragz www.philthyragz.com

SUNDAY, October 16

  • 11am-5pm. Of a fashion interest: The Original Vintage Fashion Expo returns to the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium. Open to the public. Tickets and event information here: www.vintageexpo.com
  • 5pm-9pm. Concept Fashion Week closing party at Siren Studios in Hollywood. Industry only.  @ConceptFWwww.ConceptFW.com
  • 5pm-8pm. Style Fashion Week LA opening party at Salvage Bar & Lounge in Downtown. Industry only. @StyleFW /www.stylefashionweek.com

MONDAY, October 17

  • 9am-5pm. Showrooms open for Market Week through October 20 at the intersection of 9th & Los Angeles Streets in downtown LA. Open to the trade only. @LAfashiondist /  www.fashiondistrict.org
  • 9am-5pm. Coeur Trade Show debuts with 60+ core accessories collections at the Cooper Design Space through October 19. Open to the trade only. @coeurshow /  www.coeurtradeshow.com
  • 9am-6pm. Select Trade Show at the California Market Center through October 19. Open to the trade only.  @calmarketcenterwww.californiamarketcenter.com
  • 10am-6pm. Designers & Agents Trade Show at the Cooper Design Space through October 19. Open to the trade only. www.designersandagents.com
  • 10:30am-6pm. British Fashion Council presents the LONDON show ROOMS at Ace Gallery through October 19. Invite Only. Media contact Lauren Urband or Ashley Ross at Starworks LA. www.britishfashioncouncil.co.uk
  • 5:30pm. Directives West presents FIRST.LA Spring Summer 2012 at the California Market Center, a runway presentation of directional goods culled from key California client brands including Key-se, AGAIN, Denimocracy and Go Make Noise. Industry only. Media contact Lauren at LSPR-LA. @directiveswestwww.directiveswest.com
  • 7pm-9pm. Style Fashion Week begins at Vibiana with runway shows at 7:30pm Nicolita, 8:30pm Kareena’s Trends and 9:30 LA LA LAND. Invite only.  @StyleFWwww.StyleFashionWeek.com
  • 7pm-11pm. LA Fashion Corner and World Networks presents “Caring with Style” benefit. 10pm show. Tickets here: www.caringwithstyle.com

TUESDAY, October 18

  • 9am-5pm. Showrooms open for Market Week through October 20 at the intersections of 9th & Los Angeles streets in downtown LA. Open to the trade only. @LAfashiondistwww.fashiondistrict.org
  • 9am-5pm. Coeur Trade Show debuts with 60+ core accessories collections at the Cooper Design Space through October 19. Open to the trade only. @coeurshow /  www.coeurtradeshow.com
  • 9am-6pm. Select Trade Show at the California Market Center through October 19. Open to the trade only. @calmarketcenter/  www.californiamarketcenter.com
  • 10am-6pm. Designers & Agents Trade Show at the Cooper Design Space through October 19. Open to the trade only.  www.designersandagents.com
  • 10:30am-6pm. British Fashion Council presents the LONDON show ROOMS at Ace Gallery through October 19. Invite Only. Media contact Lauren Urband or Ashley Ross at Starworks LA. www.britishfashioncouncil.co.uk
  • 12 noon-1pm. F2 Contemporary Collections Runway Show at the California Market Center Penthouse. Open to the trade only. RSVP details here.  @calmarketcenter /  www.californiamarketcenter.com
  • 7pm-10pm. Style Fashion Week at Vibiana with fashion presentations: 7:30pm Stop Staring! and 9pm Alternative Apparel. Invite only.  @StyleFWwww.StyleFashionWeek.com
  • 7pm-2am. Orta Blu BEYOND DENIM celebration at Roark Compound with special live performance by “She Keeps Bees” with DJ Chris Holmes and DJ AJ English. Invite Only. Media contact Christina Kielb at No Such Agency.  @ortabluwww.ortablu.org

WEDNESDAY, October 19

THURSDAY, October 20

  • 9am-5pm. Showrooms open for Market Week through October 20 at the intersections of 9th & Los Angeles streets in downtown LA. Open to the trade only.@LAfashiondistwww.fashiondistrict.org
  • 6pm-9pm. Fashion Business Inc presents “California Dreamin’: A Fashion Celebration for a Cause” featuring the return of the Moss Adams Fashion Innovator Award and a fashion show featuring swim, casual and red carpet looks to benefit Fashion Business Inc. Doors 6pm. Show 7pm. A part of Style Fashion Week at Vibiana in downtown LA.  Tickets here. Media contact Natasha at Fashion Biz Inc.@fashion_biz_inc /  www.fashionbizinc.org
  • 7pm doors. 8:30pm show. ”The Collective” featuring presentations and installations by Vinton Vital and Sacred Heart Collection with accessories by Roxanne M and Beads by Wood. Opulen Studios, 1309 S Flower St., downtown LA. Invite Only. Media contact TheKSConnection (at) gmail.com
  • 8pm-10pm. Kick-off party for LA Fashion Weekend at Sunset Gower Studios. Invite Only. @theGalleryLAwww.TheGalleryLA.com
  • 9pm. Marialia presented by Project Ethos Private Label at TRU Hollywood. Invite Only. Media contact: media@projectethos.com.@xomarialiawww.marialia.com

FRIDAY, October 21

  • 7pm-9pm. Style Fashion Week at Vibiana with 7:30pm fashion show closing designer Octavio Carlin. Invite only.   @StyleFWwww.StyleFashionWeek.com
  • 6pm doors. 8pm show. ScreenShop presents Anthony Franco Spring 2012 at LA Fashion Weekend at Sunset Gower Studios. Invite Only. After party at TRU Hollywood. @theGalleryLAwww.TheGalleryLA.com
  • 8:30pm doors. 9:30pm show. Fashion Minga at Boulevard3 in Hollywood. Tickets here. Media contact: Amber at Fashion Minga.  @FashionMingawww.FashionMinga.com

SATURDAY, October 22

  • 12pm doors. 2pm show. Emerging designers runway show at LA Fashion Weekend at Sunset Gower Studios. Featured designers: Nathanealle Couture, Lawren Michelle, Tumbler & Tipsy, C Nice and Age of Aquarius. Invite Only. After party at Le Posh Salon. @theGalleryLAwww.TheGalleryLA.com
  • 12pm-3pm. Geren Lockhart celebrates the opening of The Annex by Geren Ford with chocolate, tacos, dancing and shopping at the new annex space in Hollywood. Invitation only. @gerenfordwww.gerenford.com
  • 7pm-11pm. Actress Zoe Saldana (and co-founder of MYFDB.com) hosts the return of Gen Art Fresh Faces in Fashion with a fresh crop of emerging design talents at Vibiana as a part of Style Fashion Week. Find Spring 2012 collections from women’s ready-to-wear designers 71 STANTON, Dear Creatures, Funktional, ODYLYNE and Stand & Deliver; swimwear designer, We Are Handsome; menswear line CHAMBERS; and  Accessories installations from designers IMAN TOLOUI, Plomo, Sticks & Stones and TOMTOM. Tickets here. Media contact Jen Egan jen (at ) jenegan.com. @genartffla /  www.genart.org
  • 6pm doors. 8pm show. Contemporary designers runway show at LA Fashion Weekend at Sunset Gower Studios. Invite Only. Featured designers: XCVI, Karen Capili and Cristina Nitopi. After party at Tru Hollywood. @theGalleryLAwww.TheGalleryLA.com
  • 6pm doors. 8:15pm show. Designer Kelly Nishimoto reveals “After Dark” collection of Play.Lounge.Sleep wear in a runway presentation and fundraiser to “Kiss Away Cancer” benefiting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Hard 9 Choppers will raffle a custom DMX bike and you can shop looks in the Pop-Up store.  At LA Fashion Weekend at Sunset Gower Studios. Invite Only. Media inquires press@kellynishimoto.com @kellynishimotowww.kellynishimoto.com
  • 7:30pm-2am. Grand Vista Show–dance, fashion, music art–at J Lounge in downtown Los Angeles. Features the art of Kimono interpreted for the western world in a special presentation by designer Sueko Oshimoto. Open to the public. Tickets $20 available here:www.grandvistashow.com Media contact Susie Nakamura grandvistashow (a t ) gmail.com

SUNDAY, October 23

  • 12pm doors. 2pm show. Betsey Johnson at LA Fashion Weekend at Sunset Gower Studios. Invite Only. @theGalleryLAwww.TheGalleryLA.com
  • 7pm. Rodeo Drive Walk of Style honoring Italian fashion house Missoni and supermodel Iman. Invite Only. @rodeodrivebh /  www.rodeodrive-bh.com
  • 6pm doors. 8pm show. Swim designers runway show at LA Fashion Weekend at Sunset Gower Studios. Invite Only. Featured designers: Culture Swimwear, Beach Rays and Nicole Lee USA. After party at Tru Hollywood. @theGalleryLAwww.TheGalleryLA.com

Monday, October 24

Rosita Missoni personal appearance with Spring 2012 collection preview at Missoni Beverly Hills 1pm-5pm. Invite Only.

Wednesday, October 26

The definitive pop-up showroom Simply Stylist for editorial and celebrity stylists returns. Through October 27. Invite Only.

Thursday, October 27

Hard Rock Cafe at Hollywood and Highland hosts “Pinktober” Fashion Show with Fall/Winter 2011 collections by Lore-Phillips, i.am clothing and Adrienne Maloof for Charles Jourdan. Tickets $25-$75 benefit Noreen Fraser Foundation. Tickets here: www.ticketweb.com

Friday, October 28 Designs for the Cure hosted by David Meister in affiliation with Otis College of Art & Design to benefit Susan G Komen for the Cure.

Buyers and press: To make the most of your trip, don’t miss Market Week trade shows and showrooms events October 17-20 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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