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Waterman’s Ball Goes Informal

By Andrew Asch | August 18, 2016

The venerable Waterman’s Ball has been the backdrop to a wild style of surf looks for much of its 26-year history. But in 2016, it changed venues and took on an informal look.

Sue Wong Shares Story, Archival Pieces at FGI Event

Sue Wong Shares Story, Archival Pieces at FGI Event

Sue Wong is preparing for the next chapter in her career. The Los Angeles designer recently inked a licensing deal for her namesake eveningwear collection and a new day-to-eveningwear collection with DNAM Apparel Industries LLC.

Rosemary Brantley, Jenni Kayne and Joie Honored at 34th Annual Otis Gala

Rosemary Brantley, Jenni Kayne and Joie Honored at 34th Annual Otis Gala

For 34 years, Rosemary Brantley has presided over the Otis College of Art and Design annual scholarship benefit and fashion show. The first year the event was held it was a small party at the Hard Rock Café, where models stood on the tables.

CFA Presents Scholarships at Annual Luncheon

The California Fashion Foundation, the charitable arm of the California Fashion Association, presented its annual scholarship awards at an April 21 luncheon at the California Market Center in Los Angeles.

Consumers and Trade Mix at Amsterdam Denim Days

Consumers and Trade Mix at Amsterdam Denim Days

After the Kingpins trade show wrapped up its two-day run in Amsterdam, textile representatives, designers and denimheads got a chance to celebrate their love of all things denim at Blueprint, a two-day festival held during Amsterdam Denim Days, a week-long, city-wide event featuring workshops, seminars, sales and parties.

Grlfrnd Denim: Revolve Denim Has a Vintage Look With a Contemporary Fit

Grlfrnd Denim: Revolve Denim Has a Vintage Look With a Contemporary Fit

E-commerce powerhouse Revolve clothing has added another line to its roster with the launch of Grlfrnd denim, a made–in–Los Angeles vintage-inspired denim collection that is produced by Alliance Apparel, the manufacturing business acquired by Revolve last year.

FIDM Debut Highlights Work in Fashion, Costume Design, Textiles and Interior Design

The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising hosted its annual Debut runway show and gala on April 2 at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif.

CFA Scholarship Lunch Set for April 21

The California Fashion Association will present its annual scholarship awards on April 21.

Stony Apparel’s Maiman and Litman Help Raise More than $800,000 for City of Hope

Stony Apparel founders Steve Maiman and Tony Litman received the City of Hope Spirit of Life award on March 12 at an event that raised more than $800,000 for the research and medical center.

Louise Roe for AS by DF Launches With West Hollywood Party

Louise Roe for AS by DF Launches With West Hollywood Party

To celebrate the launch of a limited-edition capsule collection created by British TV host/personality Louise Roe and AS by DF designer Denise Focil, the two hosted a party at a chic residence in West Hollywood, Calif. Guests stopped by the March 3 event to sip champagne, view the collection and meet the designers.

Michael Costello, Tyga and Pia Mia at Runway Wonderland

Michael Costello, Tyga and Pia Mia at Runway Wonderland

Fashion, music and philanthropy converged at the 2nd annual Runway Wonderland event on Dec. 10 at Hubble Studio in Los Angeles.

Lonnie Kane Receives Icon Award

Lonnie Kane, co-owner of the Los Angeles label Karen Kane Inc. and chairman of the California Fashion Association, received the Icon Award at the second annual Southern California Apparel Awards.

Newsmakers 2015: New Players at L.A. Fashion Week

The Los Angeles Fashion Week scene is typically an ever-shifting landscape, and this year proved no different with new players, new partnerships and a few no-shows.

Kevan Hall Signature Spring/Summer 2016

Kevan Hall Signature Spring/Summer 2016

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and her sister, Lee Radziwill, strolling the streets of Capri, the Mediterranean resort island in the Gulf of Naples. That was the inspiration for designer Kevan Hall’s Spring/Summer 2016 collection, which he presented on Nov. 17 at his atelier in Los Angeles.

Sustainability in Fashion on the Agenda at TEDxLA Event

Sustainability in Fashion on the Agenda at TEDxLA Event

Members of the apparel industry and consumers with a passion for eco issues and sustainability met recently at The New Mart in Los Angeles for a TEDxLA event organized by LA Beyond the Label.

Wolk Morais Shows Collection 2

Wolk Morais Shows Collection 2

Evening gowns with denim, floral jacquard bra tops, mesh neoprene. These were a few looks from the Wolk Morais label’s Collection 2. A runway show for the brand took place on Nov. 9 in West Hollywood, Calif.