This October, the landmark 6th season of StyleFashion Week is breaking new ground with official endorsement by the city of Los Angeles, an incredible new venue at L.A. LIVE’s Event Deck, and a line-up of internationally acclaimed designers. Now tripled in size, the influential Style FashionWeek has received the Seal of Los Angeles and been deemed the official “LA FashionWeek” supported by City of Los Angeles Councilman Curren D. Price, Jr. The ever-growing and innovative week of events has earned Style Fashion Week a respected position of influence in the fashion community. Their week of shows continues to be the highlight of LA Fashion Week and garners international attention and praise. The 6th season of fashion events will be held October 13th-17th on the renowned L.A. LIVE Event deck. This season, the 5-day, high-energy event will feature two full runways showcasing the most inspired collections from around the globe. An expansive brand marketplace will immerse guests in art, fashion, and design and allow them to directly engage with brands and designers throughout the week. Each year, Style FashionWeek presents the season’s must-see shows, unforgettable performances, and exclusive installations.
This season doors will open at 5PM on Opening Night, Sunday, October 13th with shows running 6PM-10PM. Tuesday-Thursday doors open at 4PM with shows running from 5PM-10PM.
Opening Night: Sunday October 13th
5:30PM: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
7PM: Ina Soltani
8PM: Malan Breton
10PM: Michael Costello
Monday October 14th
5PM: Sofia Palmero, Gregorio Sanchez
6PM: Altaf Maaneshia, Sachika
7PM: Octavio Carlin
8PM: Toxic Sadie, Bettie Page Clothing
10PM: Andre Soriano
Tuesday October 15th
6PM: Kenneth Chang, Civil Society
7PM: Lisa JN. Marie, Dulcenea Lingerie, Vilorija
Wednesday October 16th
7PM: K.Brown|RONG, FBF by Checka
8PM: R. Michel’le, Eu Presents Art Hearts Fashion Featuring:
Marco Marco, Kami Shade, M The Movement, Donna Mizani,
Mr. Triple X
Thursday, October 17th
6PM: Silvia Bours, Tina Marie by Tina Hughes, Cristina Nitopi
8PM: Patric Love by Prince Julio Cesar
10PM: Furne One
Some of the brands guests will enjoy in this season’s brand marketplace include: Anja Van Herle, Dan Monteavaro, Dolluxe, From the Heart Doggie Wear, Key Care, Ellie Hayes, Kicka Custom Design, and Tokyo Crush Wigs. All fashion shows will be styled by returning sponsor VoCe Haircare and Prive Salon. Both VoCe and Prive will host special blow-dry bars for guests in the marketplace throughout the week.
Official sponsors of Style Fashion Week include: VoCe, Privé, Streaming Partner Hang w/, Drink Neuro, Monster and Diabolo. Special thanks to: WGSN, CA Apparel News, LAFashion Magazine, and LAPRIVY.
Andre Soriano: Andre Soriano, of Bravo’s ‘Styled to Rock, will showcase his S/S 2014 Collection with Cecilia Aragon, head menswear designer for the house of Soriano. Dexter Simmons of Styled to Rock, will present an opening collection.
Altaf Maaneshia: The S/S 2014 collection of Altaf Maaneshia is inspired by the sights and bursting colors of spring. The collection incorporates golden, ethnic inspired embroidery into most pieces, paying immaculate attention to detail and craftsmanship. Embellishments like sleek, colorful leather belts and shiny hardware combined with design features like puffed sleeves, rectangular necklines, fit and flare skirts, and bustier style tops showcase female confidence through fashion forward style. Altaf Maaneshia’s captivating and charismatic collection has been designed and executed with impeccable care and consideration. His trendy outfits are ready for a bold and beautiful woman to wear them and work them with pride
Bettie Page Clothing: Bettie Page Clothing is a unique, retro-inspired and feminine collection that allows women of all shapes and sizes to embrace their bodies. Designed by Russian model Tatyana Khomyakova, the tasteful sexiness of Bettie Page Clothing reflects the beauty and mystery of women. Whether you’re heading to the office or a night on the town, these statement dresses can be worn day or night and flatter women of all ages. Bettie Page boutiques can be found in Las Vegas, San Diego, San Francisco, Hollywood, Santa Barbara, Minnesota’s Mall of America, Salt Lake City, Philadelphia, Boston, New York City, Portland, Fort Lauderdale, Seattle, Nashville and online at www.bettiepageclothing.com.
Civil Society: Founded in 2007 by designer Brad Schwartz, Civil Society is a Los Angeles based brand that occupies a unique place in the landscape of American and European design and fashion. The Spring 2014 Collection, “Bohemian Rhapsody”combines intense color and both organic and synthetic fabrics, twisting the traditional men’s
DOLLCAKE: Vintage Ruffles: Designed in Melbourne Australia, Dollcake is the girlswear collection known for its soft palette, delicate frocks overflowing with frills, and use of vintage lace and embellished accessories. Dollcake’s Vintage Ruffle Collection reflects a whimsical, old-fashioned elegance. Designer Christina Campbell finds inspiration in the grace and style of decades past. This collection’s range of dresses and headpieces is designed for girls, newborns through age 12.
Dulcenea Lingerie: The 2014 collections consist of hand crafted camisoles, slips, baby dolls, panties, thongs, coulettes and bras from bustier with inner bras, to the very special soft bras made to support you during your restful night. Made for women that want to feel intimately beautiful all the time, Dulcenea will fit and feel as a second skin. The collection is designed with elegant and high quality silk, lace, mesh and cottons.
FBF By Checka: The exclusive and unique label, FBF has made a splash in the womenswear market with apparel that can be worn from day to night and appeals to the eye as luxurious yet affordable. The sexy and classy designs of FBF by Checka cater to the trendy and sophisticated fashionista. The label defines style with confidence and poise in an innovative and timeless way.
Furne One: Dubai-based couture label, Amato Haute Couture by designer Furne One,spins a dark fantasy tale of intrigue and mystery. There is a clear split on the runway between hell and heaven, the first half of the show dedicated to the minions of the underworld and the latter half relieving our fear with a parade of stunning angels. The age-old struggle of good vs. evil is presented in fashion form on Amato’s catwalk,fashion’s function isn’t to answer questions, but rather to pose them within a framework of wearable art.
Gregorio Sanchez: Returning designer, Gregorio Sanchez brings his 15 years of experience in the fashion industry to his remarkable collections. His S/S 2014 collection is inspired by the natural environment representing serene energy of nature. His progressive earth toned palette is designed to create a harmony between feminine and environmental beauty. The light fabrics; chiffon, organza, silk and linen, give freshness and natural movement to the simple silhouettes in the collection. Pieces will be paired with leather bags, clutches, and straw print totems. Gregorio Sanchez is the first Mexican designer to have his own boutique on the exclusive Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills. You can find his collection at 421 North Rodeo Drive inside the Rodeo Collection.
Ina Soltani: Los Angeles based celebrity designer, Ina Soltani, draws inspiration from the dramatic narratives of artisan traditions and her deep appreciation of arts and culture. Her designs are favorites among Hollywood A-listers including: Jessica Chastain, Kristen Stewart, Miley Cyrus, Eva Longoria and Jennifer Lopez. Ina Soltani’s retrospective collection, “Tribute to Hollywood” will showcase the designer’s most famous gowns worn by celebrities at the Oscars, Golden Globes, and Emmys, along with her one of a kind couture pieces. This chic and passionate collection is filled with high drama and mystique, truly representing Hollywood Glamour at its finest.
K.Brown | RONG:This collaborative venture is an unconventional juxtaposition between sporty chic and modern sophistication. The two aspects brilliantly complement each other despite their distinct individualities. This line will consist of 18 different looks. The Spring portion of the collection is a group of sports inspired concepts combined with chic silhouettes. The Summer portion, on the other hand, caters to a more conservative audience.
Kenneth Chang: Consort62 by Kenneth Chang is more than a young men’s contemporary fashion line, it is also social commentary on the nuances of the LA man. It represents the complexity that lies behind the hype of the young Hollywood culture. With over 25 years in the fashion industry, Kenneth Chang not only design original pieces, but also passes down experience, and at Consort62 emphasizes the accessibility of design.
Lisa JN. Marie: Lisa JN. Marie creates designs that flatter the female body, helping women feel confident, beautiful, and desired. Hailing from St. Lucia, designer Lisa Marie’s goal as a fashion designer is to bring unique and fresh designs to the fashioncommunity. Each of her pieces are sexy and elegant and bold and trendy. Lisa Marie’s draws inspiration from diverse sources including nature, luxury affairs, celebrity icons and architecture.
Malan Breton: The S/S 2014 Malan Breton collection is inspired by the union of the strength and delicacy and the complimentary principles of yin and yang. Here, “The strong Saville Row silhouettes of the 1960’s British pop invasion meet the decadent romance of Won Kar Wei’s film “In the Mood for Love”. The silhouettes are enhanced by opalescent fabrics, old world corsetry, rich brocades, organza, mylar, cashmere, embroideries, and mother of pearl, giving these collections a touch of glamour, romance, luxury, and strength.
Michael Costello: The collections debuting at Style Fashion week are the new era of the Costello fashion group. The Michael Costello collection is inspired by his travels. Traveling from city to city all around the world, Michael would look down through the windows of the planes and see these magical tracks of gold dust and burst of lights from the cities he would fly over. He loved the architectural structures mixed with organic silhouettes, it was then when he started sketching and upon landing he had created his new collection.
Octavio Carlin: Octavio Carlin’s Spring/Summer 2014, “Azul” collection is inspired by nature and especially the deep and serene blue of the ocean. Inspired by the golden age of Hollywood, the Octavio Carlin Collection is accessibly glamorous for women who want to be noticed on their way to the opera, at a cocktail party, a wedding, or walking into the Oscars. The modern, yet classically glamorous fashions of Exclusive Ready-To-Wear, Special Occasion and Bridal Wear are impeccably detailed to highlight a woman’s inner beauty and uniqueness.
Patric Love by Prince Julio Cesar: From the industrial city of Valencia, Venezuela, Prince Julio Cesar Cruz Molina’s draws much of his creative inspiration from family and culture. The designer is known for his ability to showcase feminine beauty while highlighting a woman’s grace and class. Cruz’s inspiration for the Spring/Summer 2014 collection of Patric Love was conceived on his last trip to Monaco where the women of the streets thrive on beauty, sophistication, and above all, luxury.
R. Michel’le: R.Michel’le is a ready-to-wear brand for the chic modern woman. The European inspired collection features sassy chiffons, sequin looks and casual cotton ensembles. Designer, Rachael Broussard launched R.Michel’le as the sister brand to Supastar, a sophisticated twist on young modern contemporary women’s clothing. R.Michel’le offers bold evening attire, inspiring girls from all over the world to embrace their inner Superstar.
Sachika: SACHIKA’s S/S 2014 “Fearlessly Sensual “collection presents clothing for the fashion fearless, who like to command, have fun, and express their playful side. The line presents the balance between effortlessly wearable and statement-making, a balance that SACHIKA is known for. For Spring 2014, TUXX by SACHIKA, the newest label for men, will show revamped fashion essentials for the confident man who can handle the “Fearlessly Sensual” dominant SACHIKA woman.
Silvia Bours: Silvia Bours is a Mexican born artist and designer. Her handmade designs are truly works of art. Each one-of-a-kind piece conveys Silvia’s theatrical and feminine style. Her hand painted dresses are favorites in her collections. Silvia has previously presented shows in Arizona, this is her first time at Style Fashion Week.
Soﬁa Palmero: Soﬁa Palmero is a Mexican-brand swimwear line for the feminine, original, and daring woman. The S/S 2014 collection, “Gems” is inspired by precious stones and in metals. Bold colors dominate the collection, which features innovative geometric cuts and uniquely designed brass brooches. This collection aims to highlight the class elegance of any woman, capturing a creative sophistication.
Tina Marie by Tina Hughes: Talented designer Tina Hughes creates each piece of her collection with an expert eye for juxtaposition and a thorough understanding of the economics and waste behind traditional textiles. Her line, Tina Marie, is the culmination of her vision, her principles, and her love of creating. Beneath it all, each piece is motivated by a love for the Earth, for the strength of our communities, and for her daughters.
Toxic Sadie: Toxic Sadie’s versatile collections embrace the individuality, creativity, and sexiness each woman. The one-of-a-kind bikinis, boy shorts, and thongs can be worn anytime, from a day at the beach to a night at the club. Detailed embellishments of beads, shells, sequins, straps, ties, twists, and bows make each piece a unique personal expression. Flirty accessories including wraps and necklaces enhance the collection and encourage women to celebrate their individuality.
XCVI: XCVI’s Spring 2014 collection, “Desert Lotus”, reflects the California landscape, showcasing opposing colors, themes, and textures. Soft tones like Powder Puff, White, and Angel Blue are enhanced by pairing with bright colors like Roma, Citrus and Cobalt Blue. Mesh accents soften otherwise hard silhouettes in the collection. The free spirited California woman enjoys the moveable and breathable fabrics XCVI utilizes in creating a style that is not only fashion-forward but wearable for everyday.
EUART: EUART was born in 2007 as an international platform for the launch and support of emerging contemporary artists. Since 2007 EUART exhibited more than 100 artists throughout the world, through major installations and exhibitions touring the most prestigious art fairs in Europe, in the US, and in the Arab Emirates. EUART always aims to showcase the new trends in contemporary arts.
Eu Presentes Art Hearts Fashion, Featuring:
Donna Mizani: A rising star in women’s fashion design, Donna Mizani is renowned for her signature “cut-out” dress designs. A native New Yorker, now based in Los Angeles, Mizani’s design aesthetic is ultra-feminine and focuses on celebrating the female physique. Mizani’s muse, much like the entrepreneurial designer herself, is confident, sexy, alluring, daring and bold.
Kami Shade: Kami Shade’s designs have been featured in the fashion industry’s top magazines including Vogue, Elle Magazine, Lucky Magazine, Apparel News & The Los Angeles Times. The line consists of high-end couture, vintage inspired swimwear, and ready-to-wear collections for all women that compliment different bodies, styles, and personalities.
Marco Marco: Marco Marco designs and produces custom pieces for red carpets, tours, award shows, commercials and performances. “I love working with the performers, stylists and directors who come to me with their ideas and visions,” Marco says. “But the most rewarding thing is coming into to the studio every day and working with the most talented team of artists, who are also my friends and loved ones. I’m grateful to be a part of it.” Marco will be debuting some of his select exciting new costume pieces and clothes from his upcoming collection.
Mr. Triple X: Mister Triple X is high-end Streetwear with an Edge.The fashion line represents the thoughts, ideas, and trends that are relevant in pop culture fashion. This season the Mister Triple X “RefeXion ColleXion” will take you on a life journey told through fashion. Conceived by Fashion Entrepreneur Erik Rosete in Los Angeles California, the fashion line has quickly grown to be a powerhouse in the fashionworld. Within of few months of the conception, the fashion line has been picked up by projects at Universal, The New York Film Academy, Magic Las Vegas and has been shot by celebrity photographers.
Anja Van Herle: Born in Belgium in 1969, artist Anja Van Herle combines a European sense of high fashion with an American sense of wonder in her artwork. Anja concentrates on figurative paintings that are inspired by both classic and contemporaryfashion while exploring issues of identity, emotion, and human interrelationships. Anja’s timelessly chic women are playfully sexy, their expressions and eyes tell stories that go far beyond the simple exhibition of fine fashion.
Dan Monteavaro: Incorporating images from mass media and comic book imagery, Dan Monteavaro plays with the familiarity and the comfort that comes from looking at pixel-based art. Much of the beauty in Monteavaro’s work lies in the missing portions, here his works engage the viewer and inspire a communication between artist and material.
Dolluxe: Designer Charles Reger, expands his Harajuku street sensibilities with Dolluxe false lashes. Dolluxe lashes are all handmade, high-quality, reusable, extremely lightweight and comfortable. The line includes eight styles of false eyelashes that emulate the look of porcelain dolls and dramatically accentuate the eyes.
Ellie Hayes: Ellie Hayes is a niche lifestyle brand for customers who are looking for a cap which expresses their creative and free-spirited personality. The designs and styleof Ellie Hayes’ caps encourage freethinking and free-living that empowers the wild, the free, and the young. A percentage of each Ellie Hayes cap sold is donated to World Help Organization, Clinics of Hope. Clinics of Hope builds medical clinics in African villages for professionals to provide life-saving treatment and immediate care for those in need.
From The Heart Doggie Wear: From The Heart Doggie Wear is the fashion-forward line of pooch wear founded by costume designer, Mylette Nora. Their fun and innovative designs have become a favorite choice for pet lovers around the city. The creative designs are inspired by the designer’s unique collection of materials and playful eye for canine style. From the Heart Doggie Wear is a hearty supporter of Tails Of The City Animal Rescue.
Gallery Sensei:Sensei was established by Joseph Latimore in the Spring of 2006 with the intention of exhibiting the work of 50 new & emerging artists. In 2007, Sensei expanded its presentation of works through a collaboration with Anthology Film Archives to include performance. The gallery completed its calendar of 50 artists with Harry Druzd’s solo exhibition of paintings Chicks & Skulls and now continues promoting the development of new & emerging artists.
Key Care: The Keyes Surgery Center for Cosmetic Surgery in Los Angeles California is designed to provide advanced and comprehensive cosmetic surgical services for those who wish to improve or refine a facial or body feature. Under the direction of top plastic surgeon Dr, Geoffrey R. Keyes the Keyes Surgery Center delivers the highest level of care for plastic surgery in Beverly Hills.
Kicka Custom Design: Award-winning costume designer Marika Soderlund-Robison launched Kicka Custom Design in 2004. Born and raised in Sweden, Soderlund-Robison’s creations have appeared in rock operas, music videos, and in countless theatrical shows. Her dramatic and intricate designs evoke a fantastical and timeless sense of extravagance.”It’s avant-garde fantasy haute couture for artists, performers, and dancers working in television, film, and stage.”- Marika Soderlund-Robison
Tokyo Crush Wigs: Head designer Ravi Triflect uses his 25+ years as a stylist and beauty professional to create the highest quality wigs on the market for any occasion. Soft fibers and inspired color combinations set Tokyo Crush Wigs apart as a leader in the industry. They have been featured in Vigore Magazine, Stiff, Skinnie, and Freaque Magazine.
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Hang w/: Official Streaming Partner Hang w/ connects people around the globe through live streaming video and simultaneous chat – allowing hundreds, thousands and even millions of users to “hang with” their favorite people in real time. This season, Hang w/ will be live streaming all the action at Fashion Week from the Red Carpet to the Runway. Viewers will be able to get a behind-the-scenes look of FashionWeek including: model castings, event prep, designer interviews, art installations, celebrities, wrap parties, and all five days of fashion shows.
Drink Neuro a line of great tasting drinks with a purpose, will host a lounge in the Marketplace Reception and will be available at the main bar, where Style FashionWeek guests can recharge by sipping Neuro SONIC to experience energy evolved. They will also be whipping-up specialty Neuro cocktails upon request. SONIC, which is part of Neuro’s functional product line is designed to offer a clean, consistent boost and has about as much caffeine as a cup of coffee, so guests looking for an extra pick me-up without the crash can enjoy an full evening of fun. iPads will also be stationed in the lounge where event goers can customize their own flavor and bottle design by logging into the Create A Sonic website for a chance to win a year supply of their own flavor profile and package design.
Diabolo Beverage Company: Inspired by the iconic French beverage, Le Diabolo, Diabolo Beverage Company makes a unique spin on the classic with its collection of lightly carbonated beverages in all natural flavors that are delicious without the guilt. Diabolo brings sophistication and refreshment to any day at the beach, weekend party or evening downtown. Diabolo is great on its own or as mixers in classic and exotic cocktails.
Monster Energy Drink: Now with over 30 drinks and flavors, Monster is the go-to drink for energy and refreshment. Led by athletes, musicians, employees, distributors and fans, Monster is way more than an energy drink, Monster is a lifestyle in a can.
VoCe Haircare: VoCe is a user-friendly line of styling and haircare items that are safe and effective, with simple, clean, straightforward formulas that deliver superior performance and flawless results. The line is inspired by hairstylists and created for a discerning client that wants to achieve professional results in the salon and at home. Brand new to the lineup is VoCe’s Refresh Me Dry Shampoo which refreshes and revives hair in a matter of minutes with no water or blow-dry needed. The unique, lightweight formula effectively soaks up oil and removes product build up while adding texture to hair and the convenient 7 oz size is double the amount of most dry shampoos allowing blowouts to be extended for longer periods of time.
Privé: Master artist Laurent D is the charismatic force behind Privé Salons and products. For each Privé salon, Laurent has personally selected each technician, seeking refined artistic ability, personality, and a certain savoir faire. His rigorous standards guarantee that salon personnel are the best trained and most talented in the business.