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Woodbury Hosts 51st Annual Runway Event in Downtown

By Alison A. Nieder | May 14, 2015

Woodbury University returned to downtown Los Angeles for its annual runway show, held May 3 at a new venue: The Majestic Downtown, a 1921 architectural gem of a building that once housed the Los Angeles Bank of America.

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.

FIDM Exhibition Showcases Fashion Sketches From Hollywood’s Golden Age

FIDM Exhibition Showcases Fashion Sketches From Hollywood’s Golden Age

The art of fashion illustration and Hol­lywood's Golden Age will meet at the Fashion Institute of Design & Mer­chandising's Museum & Galleries in an exhibition titled "Designing Hollywood: Sketches from the Christian Esquevin Collection.

CCA Holds Annual Runway Show on New Addition to Its San Francisco Campus

CCA Holds Annual Runway Show on New Addition to Its San Francisco Campus

Nearly 20 seniors in the California College of the Arts fashion design program presented their work on the runway on May 16 at the design college’s annual fashion show, held in a tented space on a newly acquired 2.5-acre parcel on the CCA San Francisco campus.

Honoring Missoni Family at Graduation Fashion Event

Honoring Missoni Family at Graduation Fashion Event

Members of the Missoni family—including Rosita Missoni, Angela Missoni and Margherita Maccapani Missoni—were the guests of honor at the Academy of Art University Graduation Fashion Show and Awards Ceremony, held May 8 in San Francisco.

Alice in Wonderland Meets Streetwear and Fabergé

Alice in Wonderland Meets Streetwear and Fabergé

For its 50th runway show, Woodbury University showcased the work of its fashion design and costume design students at the Burbank, Calif.–based design school’s May 8 runway gala at Club Nokia in downtown Los Angeles.

Featured at The C.H.I.P.S. Benefit for CII

Featured at The C.H.I.P.S. Benefit for CII

The Colleagues Helpers in Philanthropic Service—a group known as The C.H.I.PS.—hosted its Spring Luncheon on May 8 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Los Angeles to raise funds for the Children’s Institute Inc.

CFF and TALA Present 2014 Scholarship Awards

CFF and TALA Present 2014 Scholarship Awards

The California Fashion Foundation, the charitable arm of the California Fashion Association, and the Textile Association of Los Angeles presented scholarships to local design students at its annual Scholarship Awards Luncheon on May 1 at the California Market Center.

Celebrating Innovators, Visionaries and Legends at Annual Scholarship Benefit

Celebrating Innovators, Visionaries and Legends at Annual Scholarship Benefit

Leon Max, the founder of Los Angeles–based MaxStudio and action-sports executive Michael Egeck were honored on May 3 at the Otis College of Art and Design’s 32nd Annual Scholarship Benefit and Fashion Show, where attendees helped raise nearly $1 million to support the design school’s scholarship program.