LA Fashion Week Takes Shape – March 2011

Los Angeles Fashion Week Fall 2011 collections will take place March 13-19, 2011. Several producers will organize collective venues for the presentation of collections at several locations across Los Angeles from March 12 to March 23 to complement Market Week in the showrooms and trade shows in downtown Los Angeles. In addition to the collective Read More

Los Angeles Fashion Week Fall 2011 Collections

When is L.A. Fashion Week? It depends on your circle. There is a high chance we’ll see split options and dates this coming season as competing event & venue producers test new concepts and timing.  Not all of the producing organizations have made clear their intentions for the coming season, but you can see two Read More

October 2010 #LAFW

This LA Fashion Week (hash-tagged #LAFW to mark fashion’s entry into the Twitterverse) was a good season to step back and assess the landscape of LA Fashion Week (and Weekend) productions in Los Angeles. In our own assessment, and in reading the coverage at the Los Angeles Times, Apparel News, Racked LA, Style Section LA, Read More

WCM LAFW Canceled

Just 3 days before show time, we started to get inquiries from fashion friends and foreign consulates: “Is it true IT’S CANCELED?” Though the principal organizer of this particular LA Fashion Week venue production, Susan Costa of World Coast Management, hasn’t gotten back to us, we’re going to take it as confirmation that the shows Read More

LA Fashion Week October 2010

Fashion Week events in Los Angeles start today! The central calendar at includes relevant runway shows, special presentations and market events through October 24.  Access to most shows is by invitation only. The events which are open to the public, or which make tickets available, are noted in the listings. Web site addresses are Read More

Fashion YOUR District

The City of LA wants to hear from you: what would you like to see improved in the downtown Los Angeles Fashion District? An 18-month-long planning process dubbed the “Design for Development” kicked off last month and a new site and Facebook page have launched to share news and collect feedback. The LA Fashion District Read More

Ready. Set. SHOP!

Put your marathon shopping shoes on: It’s Fashion’s Night Out on September 10 and YOU ARE INVITED. Los Angeles kicks it up a notch this year for Fashion’s Night Out with City of Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Grammy Award winning singer, and Vogue’s Lisa Love hosting runway shows and events at the Beverly Read More

It's About Timing

Inadvertently, we created a stir on the topic of timing with our last post. And so we wanted to clarify our thoughts on calendar timing for Los Angeles Fashion Week. We’ve LONG advocated an earlier time slot on the global fashion calendar for BOTH LA Fashion Week AND LA Market Week. We do like to Read More

LA Fashion Week's Venue Options Expanding

Since last season’s debut of the new Concept Fashion Week in downtown LA, we’ve seen two more new Fashion Week production organizations emerge. They join BOXeight, LA Fashion Weekend, LA Fashion Collective, Simply Stylist and Project Ethos in providing collective venues for designers to present collections to buyers, stylists, bloggers and journalists. The first new consortium Read More

Google's Call to Fashion

OK our first clue was the list of fashion designers creating customized browser skins for Google Chrome. (We sport a design by Jonathan Adler here at the FashionWeekLA office, in homage to his past collabs with Trina Turk and also because he’s cool.) And then we connect with Tony Wang. Tony Wang is the impossibly Read More