October Fashion Calendar

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With New York, London, Milan and Paris Fashion weeks inspiring spring fashion all throughout September, when October hits, it's all about LA fashion. And this season with so many events going on, it is looking more like Los Angeles Fashion Month. So get those fashion calendars out. Here’s the LA fashion month hotlist of events.

Who: Engineered by Remy
What: The Engineer is in the Building. The Fusion Music & Fashion Trends Show.
Where: Celebrity Center, Hollywood.
When: October 4, 2009. 7pm
More Info: www.engineeredbyremy.com, & email: Realtalkg.i@gmail.com for tickets.
Fashion Tidbit: This event’s being filmed, dress fabulous.

Who: Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa / Downtown LA Fashion Week
What: The official announcement of winners of the Fashion Angels Awards, The Los Angeles Emerging Designer Competition presented by the City of LA, Department of Cultural Affairs.
Where: October 6, 2009, 10am
When: California Market Center, Downtown Los Angeles
More Info: www.downtownlafashionweek.com

Who: Houstina Summers & Leondra Renee of Cowgirl Heaven
What: Heaven on the Runway. Spring/Summer 2010 presentation
Where: Artist Palooza Studios, Santa Monica
When: October 8, 2009. 8pm
More Info: www.cowgirlheavenfashions.com & email: lafashionweekend@hotmail.com for ticket and invitation information
Fashion Tidbit: If you can’t make it to the show, at least show up for the red carpet at 8pm.

Who: Sjobeck
What: Sjobeck Malibu’s Spring 2010 presentation
Where: Live! on Sunset, West Hollywood
When: October 10 2009, 7pm
More Info: www.sjobeckmalibu.com & www.liveonsunset.com
Fashion Tidbit: Their last season show at BoxEight included an American Indian music and dance pre-presentation. What will they do this year?

Who: Hollywood Life
What: The Hollywood Style Awards 2009
Where: TBA
When: October 11, 2009
More Info: www.hollywoodlife.com
Fashion Tidbit: Hollywood Life is in good hands with its current Editor in Chief, Bonnie Fuller who used to be Editor in Chief of YM, Marie Claire, Glamour, Us Weekly, as well as Executive Vice President and Cheif Editorial Director of AMI.

Who: Jen Awad
What: Jen Awad’s Spring 2010 presentation, show and afterparty
Where: The Unknown Theater, Los Angeles
When: October 12, 2009 7:30pm
More Info: www.myspace.com/433340740 (Jen Awad) & www.unknowntheather.com
Fashion Tidbit: Jen also rocks in her own Rock band The Great Entity and will be performing during the show

Who: Downtown LA Fashion Week
What: The Designers and the Muse, a kick off to Downtown LA Fashion Week
Where: Standard Hotel Rooftop, Los Angeles
When: October 12, 2009 6:30pm
More Info: www.downtownlafashionweek.com & http://fgila.org

Who: Downtown LA Fashion Week
What: Runway shows from Louis Verdad, Skingraft, Le Chapeau Designs by Alakazia, Custo Barcelona, Oliver Tolentino, The Battalion, and the Emerging Designers presentation
Where: The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA
When: October 13-15, 2009. 5pm -11pm
More Info: www.downtownlafashionweek.com

Who: Downtown LA Fashion Week
What: MODE Israel runway presentations of Israeli designers: Alembika, Bracha Baron, Kedem Sasson, Keren Naftali, Sugar Daddy, Yosef Peretz
Where: The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA
When: October 14, 2009. 9pm
More Info: www.downtownlafashionweek.com

Who: Nicholas Clements-Lindsey
What: NCL Couture Spring 2010 runway show presentation
Where: Smashbox studios
When: October 14, 2009. 8pm
More Info: www.nclcouture.com
Fashion Tidbit: His first show was in Dallas/Fort Worth just a year ago. This year Los Angeles Fashion week and next year? New York fashion week.

Who: David Alexander
What: Dare Me to Love you. Spring / Summer 2010 Runway collection
Where: Los Angeles Theater
When: October 14, 2009. 7pm
More Info: www.davidalexanderfashion.com
Fashion Tidbit: Last season his final look was a Swarovski crystal Amethyst Aurora Borealis bustier gown. Stunning.

Who: Downtown LA Fashion Week Gala for MOCA
What: Elizabeth Mason, The Paper Bag Princess Vintage Couture, Celebrates Valentino, the Last Emperor
Where: The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA
When: October 15, 2009. 8pm
More Info: www.downtownlafashionweek.com & www.thepaperbagprincess.com
Fashion Tidbit: Maria Bello will be receiving the Los Angeles Spirit Award for Style and Substance.

Who: Fashion Rocks produced by Jae Joseph
What: An Evening of performers and fashion with runway shows from Project Runway Alums Jerell Scott and Korto Momolu
Where: Chic Little Devid Style House
When: October 16 2009. time: TBA
More Info: www.chiclittledevilstylehouse.com & www.jerellscottdesign.com
Fashion Tidbit: Jerell Scott has a hip clothing Store in west Hollywood called Jane Doe John Doe on West 3rd St

Who: The Gallery LA
What: LA Fashion Weekend with runway shows from Tavik Swimwear, Raw-7, Division E.
Where: Sunset Gower Studios, Los Angeles
When: October 17th, 2009. 7pm
More Info: www.losangelesfw.com & www.thegalleryla.com
Fashion Tidbit: Footwear for the runway shows are being provided by Report. www.reportshoes.com

Who: Lauren Elaine
What: Encore featuring both the Black Label and Laine Collections for Spring 2010
Where: Kress Rooftop, Los Angeles
When: October 21 2009, 9:30pm
More Info: www.lauren-elainedesigns.com

Who: Rock Fashion Week
What: 3 days of fashion shows and one blow out Halloween Party
Where: Paramount Studios
When: October 29-31 2009. Time: TBA
More Info: www.rockfashionwk.com

Who: Rock Fashion Week
What: The Pink Dress Collection benefiting the Susan G Komen for the Cure. Featuring Pink dresses from designers like Karen Zambos, Binetti, Sue Wong, Guess by Marciano, Luca Luca, and Juicy Couture. (Just to name a few.)
Where: Paramount Studios
When: TBA
More Info: www.rockfashionwk.com
Fashion Tidbit: This is a 3 city tour of the fashion show ending in Los Angeles with an evening auction for all the gowns worn.

Who: Gen Art at Rock Fashion Week
What: Gen Art’s Fresh Faces of Fashion Runway presenation
Where: Paramount Studios
When: October 29, 2009, 7pm
More Info: www.genart.org & www.rockfashionwk.com
Fashion Tidbit: Gen Art’s Fresh Faces have launched the Careers of Zac Posen, Rebecca Taylor, Phillip Lim, Vena Cava and Rodarte

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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