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Los Angeles Fashion Week: Fall/Winter 2018

| March 22, 2018

Los Angeles Fashion Week 2018

Art Hearts Fashion Changes Venue With Full Schedule

Art Hearts Fashion Changes Venue With Full Schedule

Los Angeles Fashion Week kicked off with Art Hearts Fashion, the first of two back-to-back, multi-day shows that filled the week with more than 35 designers on the runway.

City of Hope 2018 Spirit of Life Event Parties for a Cause

City of Hope 2018 Spirit of Life Event Parties for a Cause

At the City of Hope’s Annual Spirit of Life celebration, Grammy-nominated blues singer Janiva Magness sang the blues and fashion executives, factors and other attendees played casino games at the James Bond–themed “Casino Royale” night, held March 10 at The Reserve nightclub in downtown Los Angeles.

Neighborhood Kids Meet Santa and Receive Gifts at the Annual Holiday Party by CFF and TALA

Neighborhood Kids Meet Santa and Receive Gifts at the Annual Holiday Party by CFF and TALA

The top floor of the Cooper Design Space in Los Angeles was filled with 200 children who met Santa Claus, ate typical kids’ food and celebrated the holidays with gifts.

Turkey’s Calik Denim Shows New Angle on Jeans

Calik Denim has supplied fabric to famous blue-jeans labels such as Joe’s Jeans, Frame, Guess, Tommy Hilfiger and McGuire Denim, but on Dec. 6 the Turkish-based label made its own statement with a gallery show called “Denim Loves Art,” which opened for one night in downtown Los Angeles.

CFDA Hosts Incubator Showcase in Hollywood

CFDA Hosts Incubator Showcase in Hollywood

The Council of Fashion Designers of America returned to the W Hotel in Hollywood for a Nov. 16 showcase featuring designers in the CFDA {Fashion Incubator} program.

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.

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