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LA Fashion District Intersection Renamed for Stanley Hirsh

By Alison A. Nieder | May 5, 2016

The intersection of Ninth and Los Angeles streets in the Los Angeles Fashion District will be renamed Stanley Hirsh Square in honor of the late businessman, who was instrumental in creating the L.A. Fashion District Business Improvement District.

Runway Show Producer, Style Fashion Week, Expands Into Trade Show Biz

After five runs as a solo event, Venue Trade Show’s streetwear grit set up shop with the gowns and sequins of Style Fashion Week.

How Fashion Week in Los Angeles Has Turned Into a Name Game

Inside his spare office, located in a 1920s-era historic brick building in the heart of Hollywood, Arthur Chipman is just letting the dust settle after five days of back-to-back fashion shows produced by his company, LA Fashion Week.

Fashion Industries Guild Goes to the Movies

Fashion Industries Guild Goes to the Movies

For its annual fund-raiser for the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, the Fashion Industries Guild changed things up a bit.

AS by DF Honored at Fifth Annual FBI All Aboard Fashion Week Show

AS by DF Honored at Fifth Annual FBI All Aboard Fashion Week Show

Denise Focil, designer of the AS by DF and ASTARS collections, received the Moss Adams Fashion Innovator award on Oct. 13 at Fashion Business Inc.’s All Aboard LA’s Fashion Platform runway show and fundraiser for the nonprofit business organization.

Directives West Outlines Major Trends for Spring 2016 in Runway Show

Directives West Outlines Major Trends for Spring 2016 in Runway Show

Store buyers packed the Fashion Theater in the California Market Center to see the semiannual trend show presented by buying office Directives West.

FCI The Fashion School Showcases Fall ’15 Collections

FCI The Fashion School Showcases Fall ’15 Collections

Known for its fast-track design program, FCI The Fashion School (previously called Fashion Careers International) showcased the Fall ’15 collections of 10 students on Aug. 13 at the Celebrity Centre International in Hollywood.

At 26th Waterman’s Ball: A Surfing Rock Show

At 26th Waterman’s Ball: A Surfing Rock Show

With surfwear executives wearing colorful, sometimes outré styles, the Surf Industry Manufacturer’s Association’s Annual Waterman’s Ball has earned a reputation as an irreverent, joyful event that raises funds for environmental causes.

BCBGMaxAzria and Herve Leger on the Runway in L.A.

BCBGMaxAzria and Herve Leger on the Runway in L.A.

Max and Lubov Azria presented the Resort '16 collections for BCBGMaxAzria and Herve Leger on the Runway in L.A at the Samuel Freeman Gallery in Los Angeles.

Michael Costello

Michael Costello

In a new capsule collection, Michael Costello took a small detour from the colorful gowns that he had become known for since appearing on season eight of the fashion reality show “Project Runway.”

Industry Focus Finance: How Will Mergers in the Factoring Business Affect Clothing Manufacturers?

In recent months, there has been some consolidation in the factoring and banking business, with CIT Group acquiring OneWest Bank and Sterling National Bank purchasing a factoring portfolio from First Capital Corp.

L.A. Swim Week: West Coast Debut

L.A. Swim Week: West Coast Debut

The newly launched event was called Los Angeles Swim Week, but the organizers packed all the festivities—13 runway presentations—into one night on the roof of The London West Hollywood hotel in West Hollywood, Calif.

LAFC’s Kelsi Smith Bows Out of LA Fashion Week

Just a few months before Los Angeles Fashion Week is scheduled to run in October, Kelsi Smith, one of the week’s prominent producers, announced that she should would not produce runway shows for Los Angeles Fashion Week again.

Style Africa Gala and Runway Show Bows at the CMC

Style Africa Gala and Runway Show Bows at the CMC

Designer and “Project Runway” contestant Korto Momolu was among the designers featured at the Style Africa Gala and Runway Show, held June 20 at the California Market Center in Los Angeles.

Hana’s Kim and Avant’s Blanco Honored at Black & White Ball

Hana’s Kim and Avant’s Blanco Honored at Black & White Ball

It was a sea of black-and-white formalwear at the Skirball Cultural Center in West Los Angeles when apparel-industry executives gathered to honor Sunnie S. Kim, and George P. Blanco.