By Andrew Asch | August 14, 2014
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.
Rodeo Drive, one of Los Angeles County’s top shopping streets, became party central on April 27, when the City of Beverly Hills celebrated its centennial.
After 25 years of designing an idiosyncratic mix of “Paris chic with LA cool,” the fashion house BCBGMaxAzriaGroup turned part of its warehouse in Vernon, Calif., into an exhibition space on April 29. The center of attention was “Living the Bon Chic Life,” a retrospective of the fashion house’s quarter century in business.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti joined Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck, musicians Aloe Blacc and Maya Jupiter, and Guess? Inc. founders Maurice and Paul Marciano April 23 in kicking off Denim Day 2014 in Los Angeles.
During the April 23–25 run of the Lazr footwear trade show at The New Mart, Fashion Business Inc. and Centric Software presented a runway show.
Los Angeles designer Sue Wong found inspiration in the Edwardian era and the Jazz Age for her Fall ‘14 collection, which she showed in her Mid-City studio.
Los Angeles designer Louis Verdad recently hosted a high-fashion tea to introduce his made-to-order collection of tailored dresses, jumpsuits, shorts and blouses.
Lloyd Klein made his first public appearance since undergoing chemotherapy for lymphoma at the Second Annual LA Fashion Awards at Sunset Gower Studios, held April 5 in Los Angeles.
The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising presented its annual Debut runway fashion show at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif., on March 22 to an audience that included industry insiders, FIDM alumni and faculty, as well as city notables and donors to the FIDM Scholarship Foundation.
For the first time, the Council of Fashion Designers of America brought its latest group of designers in the CFDA Fashion Incubator program to Los Angeles, where they showcased their lines at the W Hotel in Hollywood.
Los Angeles Fashion Week gets underway on March 9 and runs through March 18.
Academy Award winner, Lupita Nyong’o won the red carpet with her pastel-blue Prada gown.
CurveNY, the New York edition of the CurvExpo lingerie trade show, hosted a runway presentation on Feb. 24, during its recent Feb. 23–25 run at Javits Center North Pavilion in New York.
Tokidoki co-founder Pooneh Mohajer will be honored for her business leadership with the Deborah Award from the Anti-Defamation League.
Academy Award Winner Catherine Martin was inducted in the Rodeo Drive Walk at the ornate Greystone Mansion in Beverly Hills.
In anticipation of the March 2 Academy Awards red carpet, designers Nick Verreos and David Paul hosted a red-carpet runway presentation of their Nikolaki collection