Fashion: LAfashionWEEK

Fashion Los Angeles: A platform and vision for 52 weeks of fashion every year in Los Angeles

According to its CEO and co-founder Michael Venedicto, Fashion Los Angelesisn’t another fashion “week”. In another recent interview with LAfashionWEEK.com, Venedicto stated, “we’re a year long platform” and the re-occurring February & September events “are only two bookends of presentations.” Thus Venedicto’s vision is much grander than simply producing a better show. Los Angeles’s fashion industry […]


Exclusive Enzoani Fashion Event @ The LA Live JW Marriot Hotel -July 17, 2010

Exclusive Enzoani Fashion Event @ The LA Live JW Marriot Hotel -July 17, 2010

Story by special correspondent Miranda Rubin, Photography by Stefhan Gordon of SHGfoto Enzoani, the European inspired maker of bridal fashions, showcased its new looks for 2011 Saturday night in downtown Los Angeles. The show consisted of a staggering 78 looks from its four lines: Blue, Enzoani’s couture inspired bridal line, the Love occasion line, and new this season, […]


Directives West – Seasonal Trends: Military Brigade

Directives West - Seasonal Trends: Military Brigade

In a packed auditorium at the California Market Center, Directives Westpresented over 170 looks highlighting four distinct seasonal trends for this 2010 fall. The first 54 looks were for the first trend presented on the runway which was called “Military Brigade”. (Click here to continue reading)


Directives West – Seasonal Trends: Worldly Ways

Directives West - Seasonal Trends: Worldly Ways

In a packed auditorium at the California Market Center, Directives Westpresented over 170 looks highlighting four distinct seasonal trends for this 2010 fall. The next 53 looks for contemporary women, juniors, and kids were for the second trend presented on the runway which was called “Worldly Ways”. (Click here to continue reading)


More on Adolfo Sanchez presented at “Hope in the City”

Adolfo Sanchez’s  Fall/Winter 2010 Collection was inspired by the 1920’s-1940’s.  Sanchez states, “I wanted to take ideas from the past and bring them to life with a new edgy approach.” Thus he created corset’s from leather and denim and then embellished them with crystals, spikes, chains, and hand painted saying’s like “How Do I Look” […]


Designer Runway Feature: Civil Society presented at Gallery LA

This seasons Civil Society collection presented on the 3rd Day of Gallery LA was really all about texture, style, and intuition. In designer Brad Schwartz’s own words, “I didn’t want to over think what each look represents. I just wanted to create a line where each piece could not only stand on it’s own, but when […]


John Sakalis’s Runway Presentation at Concept LA

This past Tuesday, upstairs at ConceptLA, at the historical Spring Arts Tower in Downtown LA John Sakalis present 16 looks from his most recent collection The whole idea for John Sakalis’s collection came after reading a book on Zelda Fitzgerald (Zelda by Nancy Milford); F Scott Fitzgerald’s wife; and how she would dress and carry […]


More on Shekhar Rahate at Hope in the City

Shekhar Rahate’s Fall / Winter 2010 collection is inspired by “COLORS” … The collection hopes to find new and interesting ways of putting colors and prints together. Since he was making a collection for FALL , he had to choose materials and colors that were fitting to that time of year. When thinking about the […]


Hope in the City – Fashion Designer Shpetim Zero

Shpetim Zero debut 11 looks from his 2010 Fall Collection featuring modern lines and scultpural lines made from pima cotton, cashmere and silk harking back to more vintage eras.  The designer, who previously worked for Christian Dior, Etro, and Carolina Herrera, now teaches at Otis College of Arts and Design. (Click here to continue reading)


More on LAUREN ELAINE F/W 2010

At the poorly lit fog filled Key Club theater, Lauren Elaine presented 24 looks from her Fall/Winter Collection. Though the lighting was awful for photography, the set-up established the mood the designer wanted to achieve. For Lauren Elaine,  whose overall mission as a designer is recreating the princess-archetype for the modern woman, Fall 2010 was […]


More on Designer “Goga by Gordana” featured at Project Ethos

GORDANA GEHLHAUSEN (GOGA), originally from former Yugoslavia, grew up in a small Serbian Village in Bosnia, and knew at a very young age that there was much more to life than raising corn and potatoes. She was always had a creative eye and knitted her first sweater when she was seven years old. However, to […]