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L.A. Fashion Week Mixes the Road With the Runway

By Deborah Belgum | October 11, 2018

For the past few years, L.A. Fashion Week has been bopping around the city, setting up runways at different locations that change from season to season.

Los Angeles Fashion Week Spring 2018 Calendar

Los Angeles Fashion Week Spring 2018 Calendar

Los Angeles Fashion Week begins on Oct. 4 and runs through Oct. 15

Top Fashion Student Grads Walk Down the Runway at Supima Design Competition

Top Fashion Student Grads Walk Down the Runway at Supima Design Competition

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.

California Vibe at Art Hearts Fashion Week in New York

California Vibe at Art Hearts Fashion Week in New York

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.

Students from the Academy of Art University Hit the Runway

Students from the Academy of Art University Hit the Runway

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 Sees Three Days of Runway Shows During NYFW

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.

LA Designer Tadashi Shoji Unveils Spring/Summer ’18 at NYFW

LA Designer Tadashi Shoji Unveils Spring/Summer ’18 at NYFW

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.

Dunyah Takes the Runway at NYFW

Dunyah Takes the Runway at NYFW

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.

OCFW: OC Opener

OCFW: OC Opener

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.

OC Fashion Week Starts

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.

LA Swim Week Starts on Irreverent Note

LA Swim Week Starts on Irreverent Note

For its second run at the Skirball Cultural Center in West LA, the Los Angeles Swim Week fashion shows started on an irreverent note.

Cruise 2018 in Miami Beach

Cruise 2018 in Miami Beach

The Cruise 2018 collections bowed on the runways in Miami at events produced by Swim Miami, Funkshion and Art Hearts Fashion.

 Cruise 2018 on the Runways

Cruise 2018 on the Runways

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.

Maggie Barry, Kunst NYC and Band of Gypsies Take The Runway

Maggie Barry, Kunst NYC and Band of Gypsies Take The Runway

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.

Wolk Morais Shows Collection 5

Wolk Morais Shows Collection 5

To make a Wolk Morais runway show, you need a few main ingredients.

Directives West Shines the Spotlight on Major Trends for Fall/Winter 2017

Directives West Shines the Spotlight on Major Trends for Fall/Winter 2017

Directives West broke down the trends for Fall/Winter 2017 at its April 3 runway show, held at the California Market Center during LA Majors Market.