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A Somber Ballet Reflection Brings ACB's "Death and the Maiden" to the CMC

By Dorothy Crouch | August 2, 2019

Based on Franz Schubert's 19th-century work of the same name, the American Contemporary Ballet's "Death and the Maiden" opens this weekend with a somber reflection on life and death at the California Market Center.

Surf Chiefs Challenged to be More Eco-Conscious at Waterman’s

Surf Chiefs Challenged to be More Eco-Conscious at Waterman’s

Supporting environmentalism is the main goal of Waterman’s, which is the annual fund-raiser produced by the Surf Industry Manufacturers Association.

Black & White Ball Honors Two Outstanding Individuals at Fund-Raising

Some 450 guests gathered June 1 at the recently opened InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown hotel for a fund-raising event benefiting the respiratory hospital National Jewish Health in Denver.

CFF Recognizes Fresh Design Talent During Scholarship Luncheon

The California Fashion Foundation held its 2019 Scholarship Luncheon at the California Market Center to hand out awards to a number of California fashion students. As the philanthropic arm of the California Fashion Association, CFF has been honoring student designers for 16 years.

Black Design Collective Passes the Torch to a New Face in Fashion

The Black Design Collective held its inaugural scholarship celebration at the downtown L.A. campus of the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, where the red carpet at the FIDM Museum was filled with celebrities and public figures,.

A Festive Spirit Takes off at the 71st Annual Holiday Party by the California Fashion Foundation

A Festive Spirit Takes off at the 71st Annual Holiday Party by the California Fashion Foundation

The activity meter on the top floor of the Cooper Design Space went into overdrive as 200 children danced to holiday music, fought with sword balloons, tossed fake snow everywhere and received bulging bags filled with a boatload of gifts.

Fred Segal Unveils Fred Segal Hearts Ralph Lauren

Fred Segal Unveils Fred Segal Hearts Ralph Lauren

Fred Segal in West Hollywood, Calif., is getting a double shot of Ralph Lauren.

Costume Designer Alexandra Byrne Honored During FIDM Museum Reception

Ahead of its “Art of Motion Picture Costume Design” exhibition next February, the FIDM Museum at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising honored costume designer Alexandra Byrne for her work on the film “Mary Queen of Scots,” to be released Dec. 7.

California Fashion Students Honored at Awards Luncheon

Marking its 15th year honoring California-based student designers, the California Fashion Foundation—the California Fashion Association’s philanthropic organization—recently hosted its annual scholarship-awards luncheon.

Los Angeles Fashion Week Spring 2019 Calendar

Los Angeles Fashion Week begins on Oct. 6 and runs through Oct. 14

MAFI Award Will Be Presented to Designer Elie Madi at LA Fashion Week

Accounting and consulting firm Moss Adams LLP will be presenting the 2018 Moss Adams Fashion Innovator Award, also known as the MAFI Award, to Elie Madi.

California Market Center Outlines Events for October

The California Market Center has a number of textile, apparel and footwear trade shows and events taking place in October for the Spring/Summer 2019 season.

Activewear Moves to the Head of the Class Through Herbalife and FIDM Partnership

This week, the apparel industry found an unlikely partner as Herbalife Nutrition—distributor of nutrition, weight-management and fitness products—unveiled an activewear competition it is sponsoring with the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in downtown Los Angeles.

FIDM Unveils the Art of Television Costume Design Ahead of Emmy’s 70th Anniversary

FIDM Unveils the Art of Television Costume Design Ahead of Emmy’s 70th Anniversary

The art of TV costume design was the focus of a new exhibition that opened at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in downtown Los Angeles. Many of the costumes are up for Emmy awards.

New Swimwear Styles for Resort 2018/2019 on the Runway at Art Hearts Fashion

New Swimwear Styles for Resort 2018/2019 on the Runway at Art Hearts Fashion

As part of Miami Swim Week, Art Hearts Fashion filled the runway for five days with swimwear and resort looks for Cruise 2019.

FIDM Introduces Next-Gen Designers to 'The Dos and Don'ts' in a Design Career

During its annual intensive-study program for high-school students, the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising’s “3 Days of Fashion” provided opportunities for hands-on lessons, including a workshop for each participant to decorate tote bags provided to formerly homeless individuals who are now residents of the Skid Row Housing Trust.

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