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EVENTS

Named MAFI Winner & FBI Receives FGI Grant

By Alison A. Nieder | October 16, 2014

The Moss Adams Fashion Innovator (MAFI) award was presented to Sam & Lavi founders Sam Arasteh and Lavi Mirzak on Oct. 14 at Union Station in Los Angeles at the fourth annual All Aboard … LA’s Fashion Platform runway show and fundraiser for Fashion Business Inc.

Metropolitan Fashion Week Bows in L.A.

Metropolitan Fashion Week Bows in L.A.

Los Angeles designer Jason Ryan showed his avant-garde menswear collection as part of Metropolitan Fashion Week, held Oct. 26 at Greystone Mansion in Beverly Hills.

West Coast Debut

West Coast Debut

New York designers Brian Wolk and Claude Morais skipped the New York Fashion Week runways at Lincoln Center in favor of a more intimate setting at the Gavlak Gallery in Los Angeles, where the two showed their Spring 2015 Ruffian collection on Oct. 27.

Spring 2015

Spring 2015

Los Angeles Fashion Week events run from Oct. 8 through Oct. 19 and—so far—there are about 60 runway shows, installations and parties planned.

Go Sports Luxe, T-shirt and Distressed

Go Sports Luxe, T-shirt and Distressed

Predictions and observations on next year’s juniors fashions that came out of the Barbara Fields Spring-Summer 2015 Trend Presentation on October 6-8.

Spring Forecast

Spring Forecast

The trend presentation, held on Oct. 6, opening day of Los Angeles Majors Market at the California Market Center in Los Angeles, covered three key trends of the season: “Simply California,” “Effortlessly Feminine” and “Global Bazaar.”

Los Angeles Fashion Week Calendar: Spring 2015 Collections

Los Angeles Fashion Week runway shows get underway on Oct. 8. Events and details are still being finalized. We will add events to the online calendar as they are announced.

Opening a RBIS Design Center in LA’s Arts District

Opening a RBIS Design Center in LA’s Arts District

Apparel designers, retailers and manufacturers looking for branding inspiration have a new resource in the Arts District in downtown Los Angeles with the opening of Avery Dennison Corp.’s Retail Branding and Information Solutions (RBIS) Customer Design and Innovation Center.

FCI Hosts Fall ’14 Student Collections in Hollywood

FCI Hosts Fall ’14 Student Collections in Hollywood

Fashion Careers International, the downtown Los Angeles design school that specializes in short-term training, hosted Fashion Tribes, a runway event featuring the Fall ’14 collections of several FCI students.

Fashionable Fundraising and Casino Games at Fashion Industries Guild Gala

Fashionable Fundraising and Casino Games at Fashion Industries Guild Gala

Members of the fashion and textile industry turned out on Sept. 20 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles to raise funds for the Fashion Industries Guild Congenital Heart Laboratory and the Hal Kaltman Fashion Industries Guild Congenital Heart Research Endowment.

Clubbing at Macy’s Glamorama 2014

Clubbing at Macy’s Glamorama 2014

After playing at the Burning Man festival in the harsh Nevada desert over the Labor Day weekend, Paul Oakenfold performed trance music Sept. 9 at the Create Nightclub in Hollywood, Calif., for Macy’s Passport Presents Glamorama 2014.

Fashion Industries Guild to Honor Tech/Chemistry Entrepreneur at Annual Gala

The Fashion Industries Guild of Cedars-Sinai will honor technology entrepreneur Michael Lefenfeld at its annual gala on Sept. 20 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in downtown Los Angeles.

At 25th Waterman’s Ball, Surf Business Protects the Ocean

At 25th Waterman’s Ball, Surf Business Protects the Ocean

The Waterman’s Ball has been described as the surfwear business’s excuse for a prom, a chance to party at the stunning Ritz Carlton in Laguna Niguel, Calif., and a thank you to the ocean for providing the raw materials for the surfing lifestyle.

Surf Pop-Up at Ron Herman

Surf Pop-Up at Ron Herman

With surf music playing in the background and boards being shaped on site, new surf label Vissla showcased its debut collection on Aug. 2 with a pop-up shop at the Ron Herman boutique at the Fred Segal boutique compound in Los Angeles.

Honorees Steinberg, Zaffaroni Help Raise more than $500K

Honorees Steinberg, Zaffaroni Help Raise more than $500K

The apparel community turned out to honor CIT Trade Finance’s Debbie Steinberg and Roth Capital Partners’ Paul Zaffaroni and raise funds for National Jewish Health at the Black and White Ball, held at The Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills.

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