LA Celebrates as NY Fashion Week Kicks Off

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Joan Marcus

With New York’s Mercedes Benz Fashion Week starting today, LA fashionistas are polishing their collective Loubatins, getting ready to play along with their own busy fashion party schedule. (You're invited, of course.) Los Angeles’ fashion “month” kicks off October 8th, but fashion events are already happening around town. Mark your calendars and pull out your party frocks because there’s a lot in store for September.

The Parties: September

WHO: Vogue and Council of Fashion and Design present: Fashion’s Night Out, Los Angeles
WHAT: A city-wide event where designers, models, artists, actresses, musicians and personalities will appear at their favorite stores to meet, greet and toast as you shop the evening away.
Where: All over Los Angeles
When: September 10, 2009 7pm - 11pm
More info: fashionsnightout.com, LA Times, Ron Herman


WHO: RAW: Natural Born Artists
WHAT: Collaborative show of artists, musicians, filmmakers and Designers. Featuring Musical performances and a Fashion Runway show.
WHERE: V Lounge, Santa Monica
WHEN: September 10, 1009m 8pm
MORE INFO: rawartists.org


WHO: Pasadena Magazine
WHAT: Fashion for Compassion charity Runway show featuring Macy’s Fall Collections and benefiting local charities around town. Hosted by Eva LaRue
WHERE: Paseo Colorado Fountain Plaza, Pasadena
WHEN: September 11, 2009 7pm - 11:30pm
MORE INFO: fashionforcompassion.eventbrite.com


WHO: RAW: Natural Born Artists
WHAT: Collaborative show of artists, musicians, filmmakers and Designers. Featuring Musical performances and a Fashion Runway show.
WHERE: Elevate, Downtown Los Angeles
WHEN: September 11, 2009. 9pm
MORE INFO: rawartists.org


WHO: The Los Angeles County Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, Smashbox and Diane von Furstenberg present the Fashion for the Cure® Inspirational Runway show and auction
WHAT: The 8th Annual Fashion for the Cure® event which raises money for the the LA County Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure® and Susan G. Komen Foundation.
WHERE: Smashbox Studios, Hollywood
WHEN: September 24, 2009 6pm
MORE INFO: Examiner.com


WHO: Macy’s and American Express
WHAT: Passport Runway show and Harajuku Girls performance raising money for AIDS Project Los Angeles and other Macy’s beneficiaries.
WHERE: Barker Hanger, Santa Monica
WHEN: September 24, 2009 and September 25, 2009. 5:30pm
MORE INFO: macys.com/passport

Laurie Brucker is owner of Laurie B Style Image and Style Consulting. Visit her at lauriebstyle.com and follow her fashion adventures on Twitter @lauriebstyle.

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