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.
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 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 gained notice for designing sustainable clothing at its Los Angeles studio. Recently, Alternative designed some soft tees to raise funds for Art of Elysium
The supersize of the iPhone 6 (and iPhone 5 Plus, not to mention the Galaxy Note) has created a fashion problem.
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
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.
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.
The Los Angeles International Textile Show gets underway on Sept. 29 at the California Market Center.
Miss Me jeans collaborates with jewelry designer Dominique Cohen.
Musician, celebrity, fashion icon and provocateur Kanye West was recently spotted teaching a fashion class at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College in downtown LA.
Call it a forecast come true. Since the beginning of this year, blogs and interviews with Jean Touitou noted that his highly anticipated A.P.C. boutique was scheduled to open in downtown Los Angeles. Recently, a public note confirmed that the French denim and ready-to-wear boutique will open in downtown's fashion district.
Maybe designers should take to the LA streets to show their new collections.
While another Los Angeles Fashion Week is scheduled to run next month, Michaela Mendiola of the Suitably Enough fashion label in the Los Angeles area produced a runway show for her fashions in Vancouver Fashion Week in British Columbia. Here’s a couple of looks.
The 3.1 Philip Lim sample sale is coming back to downtown Los Angeles.
Luxury auto maker Jaguar teamed up with designer Stella McCartney to create fleet of Jaguar XE model cars inspired by the designer and featuring her Superhero print from her Spring 2015 collection.