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Cheyann Benedict On Coastal Road

By Andrew Asch | October 20, 2014

For her new collaboration, Cheyann Benedict found inspiration in Florida. Specifically, inspiration was found in the art town of Santa Rosa Beach on Florida’s Gulf Coast. It’s the headquarters of Coastal Road, an accessories label which specializes in a unique digital printing method on leather bags. At an intimate Oct. 18 gathering at the Cheyann Benedict boutique, Benedict and Coastal Roads’ Christie Casillo unveiled the collaboration where Benedict’s lava design was printed on an a Coastal Road clutch. The lava print dress and the clutch can be purchased at www.coastalroad.net and at the Cheyann Benedict boutique. Voila.

Pink Tie Affair at California Market Center

Pink Tie Affair at California Market Center

Since 2010, Maxwell Dickson has been quietly running an art gallery in a building-full of fashion showrooms at California Market Center in Los Angeles, but the low key profile took a break on Oct. 11. Dickson put his self-named Maxwell Dickson gallery at the center of a gala Oct. 11 for the Pink Tie Affair, at Suite C919 of the CMC. One of the main activities for the night was an auction for his contemporary art to raise funds for Breast Cancer Care & Research Fund.

Moods’ Metropolitan Fashion Week

Moods’ Metropolitan Fashion Week

It’s not just L.A. Fashion Week. It’s also Metropolitan Fashion Week! This fashion event was hosted by Mood Designer Fabrics in L.A. The runway is in the store window.

Red Carpet Designer Chagoury in Scoop

Red Carpet Designer Chagoury in Scoop

Designer Gilbert Chagoury made a splash by designing red carpet gowns and eveningwear in Los Angeles, mostly sold at his atelier on 8378 Melrose Ave. Recently, he got into the ready-to-wear game. He placed several pieces at ScoopNYC at its Beverly Hills location and its online store

Gucci’s Rodeo Bow

Gucci’s Rodeo Bow

Gucci unveiled its remodeled emporium at 347 N. Rodeo Dr. recently. It’s the first of a few highly anticipated store remodels that will take a bow on Rodeo.

Uniqlo’s Gala Beverly Center Debut

Uniqlo’s Gala Beverly Center Debut

Uniqlo has been opening flagship stores all over Southern California, and on Oct. 10, the Japanese retailer held a pre-opening shopping event at its new Beverly Center flagship in Los Angeles

Party for Amanda Shi

Party for Amanda Shi

The Amanda Shi line took a bow with a soiree for the elegant line at pioneering retailer American Rag on Oct. 10.

 LA Fashion Week Begins

LA Fashion Week Begins

Los Angeles Fashion Week begins today.

Fashion’s Mentor Moment at the White House

Fashion’s Mentor Moment at the White House

First Lady Michelle Obama and Vogue Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour hosted the first White House Fashion Education Workshop on Oct. 8 in Washington D.C.

Rachel Zoe at South Coast Plaza

Rachel Zoe at South Coast Plaza

Rachel Zoe styled looks for high profile women such as Nicole Richie, Britney Spears and Kate Beckinsale before launching her own media vehicles such as Bravo program The Rachel Zoe Project. On Oct. 9, Zoe will be at South Coast Plaza in Orange County to helm the Live the Look Fall trend presentation runway show.

Alternative X Art of Elysium

Alternative X Art of Elysium

Alternative gained notice for designing sustainable clothing at its Los Angeles studio. Recently, Alternative designed some soft tees to raise funds for Art of Elysium

Deep Pockets Required

Deep Pockets Required

The supersize of the iPhone 6 (and iPhone 5 Plus, not to mention the Galaxy Note) has created a fashion problem.

Christian Azzinaro Debut

Christian Azzinaro Debut

Christian Azzinaro has logged 10-years in L.A. fashion with repping his lines The Odds and Mint Currency, along with being a design consultant. His next project? His self-named line Christian Azzinaro. The first collection of the Christian Azzinaro line will be called Luna, and it is inspired by science fiction and men’s ready-to-wear

GQ X Northern Grade in L.A.

GQ X Northern Grade in L.A.

Roving market Northern Grade will take its traveling show of Made In USA men’s fashions and products, and make a stop downtown Los Angeles’ Arts District on Oct. 4-5.

A Decade of G-Star on Melrose

A Decade of G-Star on Melrose

Jeremy Steenblik and his partners have run the G-Star boutique on Los Angeles' Melrose Avenue for 10-years. He tells us a little about what got his boutique through good---and bad times.

Textile Show Starts on Monday

Textile Show Starts on Monday

The Los Angeles International Textile Show gets underway on Sept. 29 at the California Market Center.