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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.

FIDM Gala: Fashion, Costumes, Cadillacs and Chairing Styles

FIDM Gala: Fashion, Costumes, Cadillacs and Chairing Styles

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.

CFDA Incubator Showcase Comes to LA

CFDA Incubator Showcase Comes to LA

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 Calendar

Los Angeles Fashion Week gets underway on March 9 and runs through March 18.

Hollywood Style

Hollywood Style

Academy Award winner, Lupita Nyong’o won the red carpet with her pastel-blue Prada gown.

Lingerie on the Runway at CurveNY

Lingerie on the Runway at CurveNY

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.

Mohajer to Receive ADL’s Deborah Award

Tokidoki co-founder Pooneh Mohajer will be honored for her business leadership with the Deborah Award from the Anti-Defamation League.

Stars Turn Out to Celebrate Catherine Martin and Rodeo's Walk of Style

Stars Turn Out to Celebrate Catherine Martin and Rodeo's Walk of Style

Academy Award Winner Catherine Martin was inducted in the Rodeo Drive Walk at the ornate Greystone Mansion in Beverly Hills.

Nick Verreos and David Paul's Nikolaki Collection at FIDM

Nick Verreos and David Paul's Nikolaki Collection at FIDM

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

Amy Adams Among Honorees at Event in Beverly Hills

Amy Adams Among Honorees at Event in Beverly Hills

The Costume Designers Guild celebrated its 16th awards ceremony with a Beverly Hills gala Feb. 22 featuring plenty of celebrities and costume designers—and plenty of shared jokes between the two.

SIMA Image Awards

SIMA Image Awards

Surf Industry Manufacturer’s Association (SIMA) hosted its Image Awards on Feb. 13 at The City National Grove of Anaheim.

FIDM's Art of Motion Picture Costume Design Exhibition

FIDM's Art of Motion Picture Costume Design Exhibition

The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising kicked off its 22nd annual Art of Motion Picture Costume Design Exhibition.

Obituary: Mary Burroughs

Obituary: Mary Burroughs

Mary Burroughs, director of special events at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in Los Angeles, died Jan. 13 after a long battle with cancer.

First Look at Dowtown LA’s Ace Hotel

First Look at Dowtown LA’s Ace Hotel

The Los Angeles Fashion District has a new haute spot.

Swedish Boutique Acne Studios Debuts on Broadway

Swedish Boutique Acne Studios Debuts on Broadway

The ultra-cool Swedish brand celebrated its grand opening of its flagship store in downtown Los Angeles’ old theater district.

Industry Joins Forces to Bring Christmas to Local Children

Industry Joins Forces to Bring Christmas to Local Children

The Textile Association of Los Angeles and the California Fashion Foundation hosted the 66th Annual Christmas Party for local boys and girls organizations on Dec. 11 at the Cooper Design Space in downtown Los Angeles.