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Le Club Comes to Lacoste Rodeo

By Andrew Asch | November 9, 2017

French sportswear brand Lacoste unveiled its “Le Club” design concept at its Rodeo Drive boutique, which is scheduled to reopen on Nov. 16.

Beyond the Label Sustainable Fashion Show Returns in Santa Monica

Beyond the Label Sustainable Fashion Show Returns in Santa Monica

At the Beyond the Label Sustainable Fashion Show in Santa Monica, Calif., all the looks on the runway were sustainably dyed, featured natural materials, and were made using ethical and fair-trade manufacturing methods.

Bendoni Breaks Down Trend Science at FGILA Event

Bendoni Breaks Down Trend Science at FGILA Event

When Wendy K. Bendoni got her start in the trend-forecasting business, the job involved multiple overseas trips to international fashion capitals with a long lead time to distill the trends for the upcoming season.

CFDA Hosts Event With DHL, Accenture in Los Angeles

About 25 manufacturers, suppliers and designers discussed collaboration, transparency and supply-chain efficiency at an Oct. 26 event hosted by the Council of Fashion Designers of America.

Fashion Industries Guild Celebrates 60 Years of Stylish Service

Fashion Industries Guild Celebrates 60 Years of Stylish Service

Members of the Los Angeles fashion community turned out to honor Sabrina Kay and Anine Bing on Oct. 14 at the Fashion Industries Guild of Cedars-Sinai at the Montage Beverly Hills hotel in Beverly Hills. The black-tie affair featured cocktails, dinner and an awards ceremony that recognized this years’ honorees and celebrated the organization’s 60th anniversary.

CFF and TALA Gear Up for Annual Christmas Party for Local Children

For 70 years, Los Angeles apparel and textile executives have been hosting a Christmas party for local children funded by donations from apparel manufacturers and related businesses.

Make-A-Wish Young Legends Event Returns With Celebrities—On and Off the Runway

Make-A-Wish Young Legends Event Returns With Celebrities—On and Off the Runway

Designer Christian Cowan—who has created iconic looks for Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga and Cardi B—was the featured designer at the Oct. 24 Make-A-Wish Young Legends fund-raiser at the Taglyan Complex in Hollywood.

FCI Highlights Students’ Work and Guest Designers from ‘Project Runway’

FCI Highlights Students’ Work and Guest Designers from ‘Project Runway’

FCI Fashion School hosted its most recent runway show on Oct. 5 at a studio space in the Boyle Heights section of Los Angeles. Several hundred guests turned out to see the show, which featured designs by seven FCI students and four designers competing in the current season of fashion reality show “Project Runway.”

CMC Hosts Influencer Panel

CMC Hosts Influencer Panel

The California Market Center organized several seminars during the recent Los Angeles Fashion Market, including one titled “The Importance of Influencers for the Modern-Day Retailer.”

Fields: Spring/Summer 2018 Juniors’ Forecasts

Fields: Spring/Summer 2018 Juniors’ Forecasts

For the Spring/Summer 2018 season, juniors will be wearing embroidered jeans, T-shirts with sequins and plaid blazers, forecast Barbara Fields of the Barbara Fields Buying Office.

Denim Dominates on the Runway at Directives West Trends Forecast

Denim Dominates on the Runway at Directives West Trends Forecast

Directives West put the spotlight on Spring/Summer 2018 trends at the retail consultancy’s Oct. 2 runway show at the California Market Center. Trends included plenty of denim and feminine details such as ruffles, floral embroidery and off-the-shoulder silhouettes.

CMC Hosts Series of Seminars During LA Fashion Market

Retailers not only get a chance to peruse the latest Spring/Summer collections at the upcoming LA Fashion Market, but they get the chance to listen to a number of seminars being held at the California Market Center on subjects ranging from upcoming trends to how to improve profits.

Elyse Walker Spotlights Fall Trends

Elyse Walker Spotlights Fall Trends

After more than 18 years of running an influential boutique on Los Angeles’ Westside, and dressing Los Angeles’ women in designers such as Balenciaga, Balmain and Bottega Veneta, among other labels, Elyse Walker produced her first presentation of Fall looks on Sept. 21.

More Than 200 Brands to Show at Centrestage in Hong Kong

The Sept. 6-9 run of Centrestage at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre was expected to feature more than 200 international fashion brands and a lineup of events that includes runway shows, designer Q&As, B2B seminars and networking events.

Designing the Look of “This is Us”

Designing the Look of “This is Us”

Members of the cast of “This Is Us” were on hand for an Aug. 28 event at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, amid the costumes of the 11th annual “Art of Television Costume Design” exhibition.

Textile Design Winner

Textile Design Winner

Megan Weitz, a textile design student at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, received the Hank Pola Scholarship at an Aug. 28 reception at the design school’s FIDM Museum and Galleries in downtown Los Angeles.

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