LA Fashion Week October 2010

Los Angeles Fashion Week Spring 2011 Collections are October 13-20, 2010. Centralized venues expected to host runway shows and creative presentations for Fashion Week LA in the upcoming season include the new Beverly Hills Fashion Week in Beverly Hills, the sophomore production of Concept Fashion Week and the return of BOXeight Fashion Week in downtown Read More

Scene & Herd – March 2010

The venerable James Galanos will be out and about in support of LA Fashion Week. Will you be there? If you’re a retail store buyer or celebrity stylist looking for something new, or a member of the fashion press with the intestinal fortitude to look past New York/Milan/Paris for something radically different, you will find Read More

Spring Arts Springs Up

With Beverly Hills Fashion Week stalling its debut until October, downtown booster Brady Westwater presses the Spring Arts Tower into service. (If we’re not mistaken, this was the site of the P Ka Bu fashion shows circa 2004.) The building, which opened in 1914, is home to a freshly refinished 8,000 square foot space with Read More

Gen Art is Back Out Front

Last season we followed the news of Gen Art’s merger with Rock Media. Thankfully it fell through. This season we are pleased to see Gen Art back out in front with an event to open Fashion Week. On March 16 Gen Art will host a reunion party poolside at the Roosevelt Hotel for its alumni. Read More

Taking shape: Fashion Week LA March 17-24, 2010

The calendar is taking shape. Events this season will include a kick-off reception for designers hosted by Fashion Group International, Gen Art’s avant garde presentation of emerging fashion talent, a creative coalition on the edge of downtown at BoxEight Studios, a new Beverly Hills Fashion Week production and the return of the exclusive Simply Stylists Read More

LA Fashion Week – March 17-24, 2010

This season, the Fall 2010 collections in Los Angeles are expected cluster around Market Week, which takes place March 19-22 in downtown Los Angeles. In this economy, we think this is a smart move for LA: running high-profile fashion events concurrently with showroom and trade show appointments concentrates the schedule and helps buyers and press Read More

Marketplace comments on LA Fashion Week vs Month

Our friends at the California Apparel News recently surveyed the producers of LA Fashion Week events. Article here. We are glad to hear there may be a return to a more condensed time frame for fashion week activities.  We’ve long supported an organized and centralized hub for fashion week events, particularly the calendar, registration and Read More

Welcome to LA Fashion MONTH

The date spread of the 70+ events on the fashion week calendar this season is either maddening or magical, depending on who you ask. If you’re a visiting buyer or journalist interested in coming from out of town to cover the collections, you’re faced with a tough decision about when to come and what really Read More

Villaraigosa Press Conference Today

You’re invited: City of Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has scheduled a press conference for Tuesday, October 6 at 10am on the steps of the California Market Center, the long time hub of downtown’s wholesale apparel marketplace and largest property in the Fashion District. Scheduled to join him are LA-based designers Randolph Duke and Max Read More

Registration Now Open

Testing of a new pan-event LA Fashion Week registration service is open now through October 10 at The purpose is to facilitate connections for designers and press and to better calibrate event information for both fashion fans and the industry insiders who rely on the calendar site. With growing interest by consumers in the Read More