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Woodbury Hosts 51st Annual Runway Event in Downtown

By Alison A. Nieder | May 14, 2015

Woodbury University returned to downtown Los Angeles for its annual runway show, held May 3 at a new venue: The Majestic Downtown, a 1921 architectural gem of a building that once housed the Los Angeles Bank of America.

Academy of Art Honors CFDA, Ryan Roche at Annual Graduation Fashion Show

Academy of Art Honors CFDA, Ryan Roche at Annual Graduation Fashion Show

The Council of Fashion Designers of America was honored and designer Ryan Roche received the Distinguished Alumna award on May 14 at the annual Academy of Art University graduation fashion show in San Francisco.

Scholarships for Local Design Students

Scholarships for Local Design Students

Celebrating the next generation of design talent

Turk, Schoenfeld, Alberini Honored

Turk, Schoenfeld, Alberini Honored

Fashion students got the opportunity to show their styles at the annual Otis gala runway event.

Peter Copping’s Collection Gets its West Coast Debut at The Colleagues

Peter Copping’s Collection Gets its West Coast Debut at The Colleagues

The well-dressed ladies (as well as a smattering of men) of The Colleagues paid tribute to the late designer Oscar de la Renta and welcomed his successor, Peter Copping.

California Dreaming Debut

California Dreaming Debut

The California dream of tearing down convention and crafting an independent ethos is a serious goal and inspiration for designers Brian Wolk and Claude Morais.

Fashion Week San Diego

Fashion Week San Diego

For this collection, Rich used dye-sublimation printing to incorporate original art and photography in his made-in-America designs.

Highlights Trends for Fall 2015 in Runway Show


Highlights Trends for Fall 2015 in Runway Show


Scores of store buyers filled the Fashion Theater in the California Market Center in Los Angeles for a runway show that outlined some of the emerging Fall 2015 trends presented by the buying office Directives West.

Boho, Fur, Sports Luxe and Shaping Denim

Boho, Fur, Sports Luxe and Shaping Denim

Look for the bohemian hippie-chic trend to continue for Fall ’16 with some new items such as the blanket coat, the fit and flare pant, the fur jacket, and ponchos in all lengths to drive the look forward.

Fashion Week El Paseo

Fashion Week El Paseo

Opening night of Fashion Week El Paseo put the spotlight on eight Southern California designers: Trina Turk, Eduardo Lucero, Kevan Hall, Anthony Franco, Lloyd Klein, Chagoury’s Gilbert Chagoury, Oliver Tolentino and Candice Held.

Hank Pola Scholarship Winner

Hank Pola Scholarship Winner

Members of the Los Angeles fashion community met at the museum at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising to present FIDM student Karoline Korpor with the Hank Pola Scholarship.

Swarovski Celebrates 120th Anniversary  and Spring/Summer 16 Trends in L.A.

Swarovski Celebrates 120th Anniversary and Spring/Summer 16 Trends in L.A.

To celebrate Swarovski’s 120th anniversary, Markus Langes-Swarovski, executive board member at the Austrian crystal maker and great-great grandson of company founder Daniel Swarovski, was in Los Angeles to introduce the company’s Spring/Summer ’16 collection.

Los Angeles Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2015 Calendar

Los Angeles Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2015 runs from March 7-22.

Tom Ford in L.A.

Tom Ford in L.A.

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.

Core Surf Shops Honored

Core Surf Shops Honored

The SIMA Image Awards honor achievements in the surf business, and the big winner for the SIMA Image Awards was the core surf shop.

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