| October 19, 2017
The runway shows of Los Angeles Fashion Week continued with Style Fashion Week, held at the Pacific Design Center.
A mix of local, national and international designers bowed Spring 2018 collections on the runways at Art Hearts Fashion Week.
Los Angeles Fashion Week begins on Oct. 4 and runs through Oct. 15
The idea behind the fashion show was this: Recent graduates from seven fashion design schools across the United States were given the assignment to take Supima cotton fabric and whip up capsule collections of women’s eveningwear for Supima’s 10th annual design competition, seen on the runway in New York on Sept. 7.
There were plenty of West Coast designers on the runway during the Arts Heart Fashion shows, held Sept. 7–11 at the Angel Orensanz Center, housed inside a Gothic Revival synagogue in New York.
For some 12 years now, the recent graduates from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco have displayed their designs on the runway during New York Fashion Week.
Style Fashion Week opened its three-day event on Sept. 7 at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, located aboard the aircraft carrier Intrepid at Pier 86 in New York.
Los Angeles designer Tadashi Shoji went with a more informal vibe for his Spring/Summer ’18 collection, which was seen on the runway during New York Fashion Week.
Mustafa Wafa produced his second runway show for New York Fashion Week, unveiling his Spring/Summer 2018 collection for his Los Angeles–headquartered brand called Dunyah.
OC FASHION WEEK: Gigi Hunter gained notoriety for her knits and glamorous crochet pieces that were seen on celebrities such as Halle Berry, Jada Pinkett Smith and Jasmine Guy.
Orange County Fashion Week will aim to balance trade, consumer and glitz when the biannual fashion event unveils a series of shows Sept. 5–9. OC Fashion Week’s Spring/Summer 2018 shows will be held in venues around Newport Beach, Calif.
For its second run at the Skirball Cultural Center in West LA, the Los Angeles Swim Week fashion shows started on an irreverent note.
The Cruise 2018 collections bowed on the runways in Miami at events produced by Swim Miami, Funkshion and Art Hearts Fashion.
Miami Beach once again became the epicenter of swim fashion when the swim trade shows—Miami SwimShow, Hammock and Cabana—opened their doors while runway producers Swim Miami, Funkshion and Art Hearts Fashion hosted more than 50 catwalk shows showcasing Cruise 2018 collections.
Downtown Los Angeles’ Brigade LA boutique turned itself into a runway on June 18 with a fashion show that served as a platform for an emerging brand with a performance-art angle, a new line meant for the international music-festival circuit and a contemporary brand with looks inspired by the 1960s.