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Los Angeles Fashion Week Calendar: Fall 2017

Events

Los Angeles Fashion Week events begin on March 8 and run through March 19.

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Nasty Gal Founder’s Girlboss Rally

During a season of women’s marches and political actions, Sophia Amoruso put together the first Girlboss Rally

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Art…. Above and Below Ground in Los Angeles

Art, Fashion, Inspiration

Art Below, the London-based public art collaborative, recently arrived in Los Angeles for the first time to “Turn Ad Space into Art Space.”

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Meet Dapper Boi

There's a new subculture; Bois. San Diego's Dapper Boi plans to outfit some of them.

Obituary: Los Angeles Manufacturer Jerry Leigh, 94

Manufacturing

Jerry Leigh, founder of Jerry Leigh of California, died on Feb. 8. He was 94.

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Post Oscar, Colleen Atwood at Beverly Center’s Snoopy Fashion Exhibit

Pen and ink is not good enough for some cartoon characters. Some have Academy Award winning costumers like Colleen Atwood designing clothes for them.

February Tough for Many

Retail

February proved to be a tough month for many retailers.

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Billabong Joins Forces With Warhol for New Collection

Fashion

Looking to Andy Warhol for surf inspiration.

Sourcing at MAGIC Shines a Light on Africa

Trade Shows

The 56 booths in the African pavilion were filled with bright bursts of color where countries such as Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Nigeria, Rwanda, Uganda and Ethiopia displayed their various products.

Stitch Levels Out to Blend With Other Shows

Trade Shows

Stitch, the show for women’s ready-to-wear fashions, found its groove.

Attendance Climbs at WWIN

Trade Shows

The several ballrooms that make up the Women’s Wear In Nevada show at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas were packed to the gills with booths that sold everything from large colorful hats for church to slip-on sleeves to be worn under sleeveless dresses.

Positive Vibe Floats Through WWDMAGIC

Trade Shows

The energy was high at WWDMAGIC, a vast young contemporary and trend-driven show held Feb. 21–23 in the Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Celebs, Buzzing Business at Project

Trade Shows

It was a time for celebrity endorsements at the Feb. 21–23 run of Project Womens at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas.

Pooltradeshow Remains an Alternative

Trade Shows

Pooltradeshow, which ran Feb. 21–23 at Las Vegas’ Mandalay Bay Convention Center, kept its status as a trade show for fashion alternatives.

Agenda Introduces Enclave to Vegas

Trade Shows

The Agenda trade show moved to a bigger hall for its Feb. 20–22 run in Las Vegas, but the spirit of the streetwear-and action sports–focused event remained similar to its past Vegas shows.

Post NY Fashion Week, Good Liberty Show for Krammer & Stoudt

Trade Shows

Print media is still a powerful medium. Just ask the cofounders of the Krammer & Stoudt label.

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East Coast Sports Apparel Maker Mitchell & Ness Moving to Irvine

Mitchell & Ness Moving

The North American licensed sportswear business is estimated to be a multi-billion-dollar market, and Philadelphia-headquartered brand Mitchell & Ness is making a gambit for a bigger chunk of it. It is scheduled to open its first West Coast office and a distribution center by mid-March in Irvine, Calif.

Jewelry Show IFJAG Returns in a New Venue

Trade Shows

IFJAG, the jewelry and accessories trade show, returned to Las Vegas one year after hosting its first show in Las Vegas in 2016.

Curve’s Central Location

Trade Shows

This season, for its Feb. 21–23 run, Curve Las Vegas moved from the corner of the Mandalay Bay Convention Center to a central location next to the athleisure exhibitors at Project Womens.

Capsule’s Independent Vibe

Trade Shows

This season, Capsule and Agenda shared space in a ballroom at The Venetian in Las Vegas. The two companies are under the Reed Expositions umbrella, but show organizers made sure to keep each space distinctive and independent with a separate look and music.