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Tom Ford in L.A.

| February 26, 2015

FORD IN LA: Designer Tom Ford drew a high-profile crowd to his Autumn/Winter 2015 Womenswear runway show, held Feb. 20 at Milk Studios in Los Angeles. Many attendees, such as Jennifer Lopez, wore pieces from the designer’s recent collections.

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.

Fashion Group Talks Fashion, Tech, Social Media and E-commerce

Fashion Group Talks Fashion, Tech, Social Media and E-commerce

Fashion, design and commerce in the digital age were discussed at an April 29 panel hosted by Fashion Group International–Los Angeles and held at Maker City LA, a new creative workspace at The Reef (formerly known as the LA Mart) in downtown Los Angeles.

New Hank Pola Scholarship Presented at FIDM

New Hank Pola Scholarship Presented at FIDM

Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising student Shayna Goldberg received the first Hank Pola Scholarship at an April 17 event at FIDM’s downtown Los Angeles campus.

Annual Fundraiser for the Children’s Institute

Annual Fundraiser for the Children’s Institute

A full house of well-dressed women—and a handful of equally well-dressed men—turned out at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills at The Colleagues’ 26th annual spring luncheon and fashion fundraiser for the Children’s Institute Inc. (CII).

Rodeo Celebrates 100 Years

Rodeo Celebrates 100 Years

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.

Showcasing 25-Year History

Showcasing 25-Year History

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.

Support Denim Day

Support Denim Day

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.

Runway Show at Lazr

Runway Show at Lazr

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.

Edwardian Evolution

Edwardian Evolution

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.

Louis Verdad Hosts Fashion Event

Louis Verdad Hosts Fashion Event

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.

Klein Named Fashion Icon at L.A. Fashion Awards

Klein Named Fashion Icon at L.A. Fashion Awards

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.

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.