Kevan Hall Draws Upon the ‘Forever’ of Shimmering Classic Glamour for FW2023
By Dorothy Crouch, Contributing Writer | March 2, 2023
Kevan Hall unveiled his Faceted collection at New York Fashion Week drawing inspiration from Dame Shirley Bassey, the Welsh singer best know for the title song of the James Bond movie “Diamonds Are Forever.”
Heidi Merrick’s Collections Are All About Quintessential California Minimalism
Heidi Merrick’s collections are all about quintessential California minimalism. The designer grew up in a surf town and still enjoys surfing, but early years spent in New York, London and Paris fueled her love of fashion equal to her love of the sea.
Corey La Barrie’s Legacy Lives On Through New Collection
Everything that’s ever been created first existed as an idea. If it failed to materialize, or didn’t go as planned, then determined people simply shrug their shoulders and move on to implement the next idea.
Tencel and Jeanologia Define Simple Pleasures Through the Joy of Denim
Joy of Denim
For the sixth edition of their partnership on the Sustainable Denim Wardrobe, Lenzing and Jeanologia examined methods of bringing joy to clothing. The partnership brings a sustainable approach to manufacturing in the quest for more ecologically sound denim.
House of Aama Reimagines Its Bloodroot Connections for A/W 2022
House of Aama
As Rebecca Henry and Akua Shabaka created the Autumn/Winter 2022 Bloodroot: Into the Archives collection for House of Aama, they were inspired by their previous work on the Autumn/Winter 2017 Bloodroot collection.
Vegan Fashion Week Extends a Caring Hand to Ukrainian Designers
Vegan Fashion Week
Vegan Fashion Week returned to Los Angeles Oct. 10–12 on a mission to promote sustainability and peace through a partnership with Ukrainian Fashion Week, which has been seeking much-needed support from the industry.
New L.A. Lifestyle Line Looks to Greener Future
Fashion and society exist in symbiotic relationship and change in tandem. Losano, a new sustainable luxury-apparel brand, has entered the market focused on a conscious consumer who puts “people and planet above all else.”
Art Hearts Celebrates Los Angeles Fashion Week Alongside L.A. Market
Abstract & Elegant
Art Hearts Fashion featured over 30 brands from around the world with runway shows held Oct. 13–16 at the historic Majestic Theater in downtown Los Angeles. A kaleidoscope of looks ranging from the abstract to the elegant drew a wide range of celebrities, influencers, style setters and entertainers.
LAFW Reimagined Delivers With Crowd-Pleasing Fashions, Glitz, Glamour
Los Angeles Fashion Week, a N4XT Experience,delivered as promised on a fresh, new and reimagined LAFW with events taking place at uniquely cool locations across Los Angeles that included dazzling runway shows from celebrated designers over four days, Oct. 6–9, atthe Lighthouse ArtSpace Los Angeles.
Sexy, Sensual and Slinky for Spring ’23
Get ready for naked summer, 2023 edition. As fashion weeks concluded, it’s clear that we are all in for an uplifting, body-positive season that puts the female form in the spotlight.
Moss Adams Chooses Revice Denim for 2022 MAFI
The MAFI Goes To…
Hundreds of L.A.’s hottest and coolest fashionistas flocked to Hollywood for an evening of style Oct. 8, where emerging designers, influencers, media and industry elite gathered at The Lighthouse ArtSpace for the Moss Adams Fashion Innovator award.
Art Hearts Fashion Showcases Gender-Fluid Fashions for 2023
New York Fashion Week Powered by Art Hearts Fashion showcased acclaimed international designers in true contemporary style over four days of runway shows held Sept. 8–11 at the iconic Angel Orensanz Foundation Synagogue.
Kevan Hall’s SS2023 Collection Relies on Colors of Mexico in American Silhouettes
Colors of Mexico
Colors and silhouettes from interior designer Jenny Armit and her inviting boutique hotel in the artists’ enclave Todos Santos, Mexico, were the inspiration for Kevan Hall’s Spring/Summer 2023 Hotelito collection.
New Active Brand Alamae: Like Mother, Like Son
The aisles were filled with excitement at Surf Expo, held Sept. 8–10 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. The watersports and coastal-lifestyle trade show had an energetic, fun and upbeat vibe reminiscent of pre-pandemic times.
New Showrooms and Lines
New Showrooms and Lines
Barefoot Dreams x Barbie Invite You to Think Pink
Flashback to 1962: What would Barbie be doing? Barbie-queing, perhaps, in her backyard overlooking Pacific Coast Highway and lounging by the pool while listening to bossa nova?