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Scene & Herd – March 2010

Friday, March 12, 2010
By Jennifer Uner
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  More...

Spring Arts Springs Up

Saturday, February 27, 2010
By Jennifer Uner
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  More...

Gen Art is Back Out Front

Sunday, February 21, 2010
By Jennifer Uner
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  More...

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

Monday, February 1, 2010
By Jennifer Uner
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  More...

LA Fashion Week – March 17-24, 2010

Monday, January 18, 2010
By Jennifer Uner
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  More...

Marketplace comments on LA Fashion Week vs Month

Saturday, November 7, 2009
By Jennifer Uner
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  More...

Welcome to LA Fashion MONTH

Saturday, October 10, 2009
By Jennifer Uner
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  More...

Villaraigosa Press Conference Today

Monday, October 5, 2009
By Jennifer Uner
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 Azria  More...

Registration Now Open

Monday, September 21, 2009
By Jennifer Uner

Testing of a new pan-event LA Fashion Week registration service is open now through October 10 at FashionWeekLA.com. 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  More...

LA FASHION AWARDS Spotlight Those You Need to Know

Thursday, September 10, 2009
By FashionWeekLA Editor
LA FASHION AWARDS Spotlight Those You Need to Know

The most widely recognized and well-respected California-based designers, editors, retailers and brands will tell you that neither LA Fashion Week nor LA Market Week represent the very best of California fashion. It is for this reason that the Los Angeles Fashion Awards were created in 2005. This annual recognition program has  More...

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