By Andrew Asch | August 18, 2016
The venerable Waterman’s Ball has been the backdrop to a wild style of surf looks for much of its 26-year history. But in 2016, it changed venues and took on an informal look.
Sue Wong is preparing for the next chapter in her career. The Los Angeles designer recently inked a licensing deal for her namesake eveningwear collection and a new day-to-eveningwear collection with DNAM Apparel Industries LLC.
For 34 years, Rosemary Brantley has presided over the Otis College of Art and Design annual scholarship benefit and fashion show. The first year the event was held it was a small party at the Hard Rock Café, where models stood on the tables.
The California Fashion Foundation, the charitable arm of the California Fashion Association, presented its annual scholarship awards at an April 21 luncheon at the California Market Center in Los Angeles.
After the Kingpins trade show wrapped up its two-day run in Amsterdam, textile representatives, designers and denimheads got a chance to celebrate their love of all things denim at Blueprint, a two-day festival held during Amsterdam Denim Days, a week-long, city-wide event featuring workshops, seminars, sales and parties.
E-commerce powerhouse Revolve clothing has added another line to its roster with the launch of Grlfrnd denim, a made–in–Los Angeles vintage-inspired denim collection that is produced by Alliance Apparel, the manufacturing business acquired by Revolve last year.
The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising hosted its annual Debut runway show and gala on April 2 at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif.
The California Fashion Association will present its annual scholarship awards on April 21.
Stony Apparel founders Steve Maiman and Tony Litman received the City of Hope Spirit of Life award on March 12 at an event that raised more than $800,000 for the research and medical center.
To celebrate the launch of a limited-edition capsule collection created by British TV host/personality Louise Roe and AS by DF designer Denise Focil, the two hosted a party at a chic residence in West Hollywood, Calif. Guests stopped by the March 3 event to sip champagne, view the collection and meet the designers.
Fashion, music and philanthropy converged at the 2nd annual Runway Wonderland event on Dec. 10 at Hubble Studio in Los Angeles.
Lonnie Kane, co-owner of the Los Angeles label Karen Kane Inc. and chairman of the California Fashion Association, received the Icon Award at the second annual Southern California Apparel Awards.
The Los Angeles Fashion Week scene is typically an ever-shifting landscape, and this year proved no different with new players, new partnerships and a few no-shows.
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and her sister, Lee Radziwill, strolling the streets of Capri, the Mediterranean resort island in the Gulf of Naples. That was the inspiration for designer Kevan Hall’s Spring/Summer 2016 collection, which he presented on Nov. 17 at his atelier in Los Angeles.
Members of the apparel industry and consumers with a passion for eco issues and sustainability met recently at The New Mart in Los Angeles for a TEDxLA event organized by LA Beyond the Label.
Evening gowns with denim, floral jacquard bra tops, mesh neoprene. These were a few looks from the Wolk Morais label’s Collection 2. A runway show for the brand took place on Nov. 9 in West Hollywood, Calif.