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Fashion Students Look to L.A. Cityscapes and Fashion Veterans for Inspiration

By Dorothy Crouch, Contributing Writer | June 6, 2024

ASU FIDM, Los Angeles Trade-Technical College, Otis College of Art and Design, and Woodbury University recently showcased their graduating design students’ work, which blended the visions of these emerging designers with inspiration from fashion’s most influential artists.

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Kevan Hall Hosts Cannes Pop-up Experience During Film Festival

Kevan Hall Hosts Cannes Pop-up Experience During Film Festival

Kevan Hall found inspiration for his Spring 2024 Côte d’Azur collection during a 2023 visit to the Cannes Film Festival.

SS25 Active: Regenerated!

SS25 Active: Regenerated!

As science, nature and tech combine to imagine a more sustainable future, a new version of modernity takes shape—a prospective way of life centered on well-being, innovation and, last but not least, mobility.

Visualizing Their Next Approach, Malbon Golf Is on Par Fore Apparel

Visualizing Their Next Approach, Malbon Golf Is on Par Fore Apparel

Never doubt the power of the mood board, for it’s where dreams are visualized and great enterprises are born.

SS25 Swimwear: Fashion as Usual

SS25 Swimwear: Fashion as Usual

Swimwear keeps blurring the line between fashion and sportswear to become an integral part of a woman’s wardrobe. It’s a phenomenon that involves both the hijacking of sportswear-aesthetic codes and new ways of treating swimwear as a fashion item to be integrated into complete silhouettes.

L.A. Fashion Weekend Hosts Official Launch, Announces New Plans

L.A. Fashion Weekend Hosts Official Launch, Announces New Plans

L.A. Fashion Weekend recently launched atop the Godfrey Hotel Hollywood’s seventh floor I|O rooftop space and was sponsored by Style House Hollywood.

Art Hearts Fashion Continues Ukraine Support During LAFW at New Mart

Art Hearts Fashion Continues Ukraine Support During LAFW at New Mart

Los Angeles–based Art Hearts Fashion produced its latest edition March 21–24 at The New Mart in the heart of the city’s fashion district, where it showcased Los Angeles fashion, global designers and brands from Ukraine.

55th NAACP Image Awards Highlights Black Artistic Excellence

55th NAACP Image Awards Highlights Black Artistic Excellence

Ahead of the 55th NAACP Image Awards, the civil-rights organization hosted the complementary NAACP Image Awards Fashion Show, also in its 55th year. Black Design Collective co-founder and veteran fashion designer Kevan Hall was the show’s executive producer, and Ainsley Connell was co-producer.

Johnny Was Imbues Its Bohemian Spirit Into New Denim Collection

Johnny Was Imbues Its Bohemian Spirit Into New Denim Collection

Founded 30 years ago, Johnny Was swiftly became the torchbearer for all things “bohemian.” In its newest collection, the brand has finally—seamlessly—blended that ethos with its first denim line. Using ultra-soft indigo Tencel and organic cotton across six silhouettes, all are made utilizing natural-wear patterns and dye processes free from harmful chemicals.

Lights, Camera, Costumes at ASU FIDM Museum Exhibit

Lights, Camera, Costumes at ASU FIDM Museum Exhibit

Just in time for the Academy Awards on March 10, brilliantly detailed costumes are on display at the annual ASU FIDM Museum “Art of Costume Design in Film” exhibit, which opened March 5 and is running through April 20. Included are Best Costume Design nominees “Barbie,” “Killers of the Flower Moon” “Napoleon,” “Oppenheimer” and “Poor Things.”

Designers With California Roots Show During NYFW by Art Hearts Fashion

Designers With California Roots Show During NYFW by Art Hearts Fashion

Designers with their roots in California made bold statements on the runway at New York Fashion Week’s Art Hearts Fashion show. Ranging from formalwear to streetwear, David Tupaz presented updated versions of classic 1980s silhouettes in vibrant living colors as well as beautifully crafted tailored dressing that made statements in black and white.

Iconic California Designer Sue Wong Celebrated in Style

Iconic California Designer Sue Wong Celebrated in Style

Visionary California designer Sue Wong was recently honored at the third annual “Outstanding Asian American Women Who Dared” charity event, held Feb. 27 at the Taglyan Complex in Los Angeles.

In Her Latest Collection, Catherine Gee Has Fun With Summer ’24 Designs While Maintaining Core Style

In Her Latest Collection, Catherine Gee Has Fun With Summer ’24 Designs While Maintaining Core Style

For her Summer ’24 collection, Catherine Gee stepped out of her comfort zone with bright, unexpected prints and silhouettes that provide fresh looks to her luxury brand. These new designs and colorways illustrate how Gee’s evolution as a designer has afforded a window into her playful side.

Informa Markets Fashion Transitions to MMGNET Group and Launches MMGNET, the New Portfolio Parent Brand and B2B Fashion Industry Resource

Informa Markets Fashion Transitions to MMGNET Group and Launches MMGNET, the New Portfolio Parent Brand and B2B Fashion Industry Resource

Informa Markets Fashion has announced its transition to the MMGNET Group, a new insights- and resources-powered parent brand designed to support the wider fashion industry and...

Levi’s x BEAMS Super Wide V2 Collection Inspired by 1940s Denim Style

Levi’s x BEAMS Super Wide V2 Collection Inspired by 1940s Denim Style

Now in its fourth collaboration, San Francisco–headquartered Levi Strauss & Co. and Japanese retailer BEAMS have announced the launch of the Levi’s x BEAMS Super Wide V2 collection, blending design elements from the denim maker’s 1944 edition of the 501 jean with a selvage denim created exclusively for the vvglobal retailer.

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