Tickets on Sale Now for An Urban Dinner Party 2017!

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The third annual An Urban Dinner Party is back!

“A pop-up fine dining experience under the stars”

Envision white linens, beautiful tablescapes, and sparkling lights overhead creating a magical ambiance…

The LA Fashion District BID presents the third annual An Urban Dinner Party in partnership with HelpJess.com, Allied Universal, and City Market South – a celebration of the Fashion District neighborhood and its community. Guests will be seated at a 120-foot communal table and treated to an Italian, four-course dinner al fresco by award-winning chef Steve Samson of Rossoblu.

The event ticket includes complimentary wine and live entertainment. Proceeds from the event will benefit the LA Fashion District public arts program.

Live Music
Four-Course Dinner
One Communal Table

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This event is sponsored by HelpJess.com, Allied Universal, City Market South, REALM Development, Urban Offerings, City Business Shipping, The Bendix Building, and California Flower Mall

LA Market Week June 2017 Buyer’s Guide: Fall/Holiday 2017

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ABOUT LA MARKET WEEK JUNE 2017

LA Market Week June 2017, also known as the Fall II/Holiday 2017 L.A. Fashion Market, will take place June 5th through the 8th in the LA Fashion District’s designer showrooms. During market week designers and brands, debut collections for the upcoming fall and holiday seasons and buyers are invited to view the new merchandise and place orders. LA Fashion Market is the West Coast’s premier destination for contemporary fashions, including apparel, accessories, and footwear. Various trade shows are hosted in the LA Fashion District during market week. Trade shows typically highlight established and up-and-coming designers that do not have permanent showrooms in the area. With thousands of brands participating in LA market week, this is the place for buyers to discover new brands and create new shopping experiences.

PARTICIPATING BRANDS

Designer brands exhibiting during the Fall II/Holiday 2017 LA Market Week include contemporary, better and advanced contemporary, eco-fashion, accessories, lifestyle, children’s and maternity. The Fashion District maintains an online directory of all brands participating in market weeks. The Designer Collections listing is updated prior to each market week.

LOCATIONS

California Market Center (CMC)110 E. 9th St.
CMC

  • Showroom Directory
  • Select showrooms will be open as early as Sunday, June 4th for LA Market Week June 2017 appointments.
  • LA Fashion Market Seminars: Business tips and fashion trend information from recognized industry insiders
  • Pre-Register here and you’ll automatically be entered to win a dinner for two.

Cooper Design Space860 S Los Angeles St.
Cooper

Gerry Building910 S Los Angeles St.
Gerry

The New Mart127 E 9th St.
NewMart

Additional Participating Showroom Buildings:

TRADE SHOWS EXHIBITING AT LA MARKET

Trade shows for the LA Market Week June 2017 will include:

  • ALT– Athleisure and athletic wear
  • BRAND ASSEMBLY– Better contemporary and accessories
  • DESIGNERS & AGENTS– Contemporary, eco-fashion, and accessories
  • LA KIDS MARKET– Kids and maternity
  • SELECT– Apparel, accessories, and footwear
  • EMERGE – Apparel, accessories, and footwear of up and coming designers
  • TRANSIT– Adult and children’s footwear

REGISTRATION AND BUYER REQUIREMENTS

Market week is a trade-only event and buyers must be able to prove they have, or are working for, a licensed business.

Buyers will need to register for the LA Market Week June 2017 at each building. At the Cooper Design Space, Gerry Building and The New Mart, buyers and retailers are asked to bring a business card. At the California Market Center (CMC), in order to register for market weeks, you must be able to provide the following credentials:

  • ONE of the following (copies are allowed): business license, seller’s permit, lease agreement, filing of fictitious business name (documents must be pertinent to the industry)
  • ONE of the following (per person): personalized business card, payroll stub, company credit card with buyer’s name

Registration for LA Market Week June 2017 is typically on-site although some trade shows do offer pre-registration online.

DIRECTIONS

Directions to the Fashion District can be found here.  You can also download a map of the area here. LA Fashion Market Week June 2017 takes place in the area outlined in red below.

LA Fashion District Market Week Map

HOURS

Showrooms and trade shows typically open at 9 a.m. and will close at 5 p.m.

ACCOMMODATIONS

Ace Hotel is the closest hotel, only two short blocks away from the epicenter of LA Market Week June 2017. Market attendees can take advantage of discounted rates by using the code “MART.”
Click here to book your reservation.

Ace Hotel

Additional hotels in the area are listed here.

Some hotels offer discounted rates through the individual buildings. Please check the respective buildings’ websites for additional accommodation offers.

PARKING

A list of local parking structures and lots can be found here.

TIPS FOR BUYERS

  1. Time management: Managing your time while at Market is crucial. We recommend buyers make appointments with popular brands early, as they tend to book up quickly. We also suggest allotting time to walk the buildings, because sometimes the biggest successes are the showrooms you stumble upon by accident.
  2. Pre-plan: Buyers who come with a clear vision for what kind of styles and brands they are looking for will have a more successful market experience. Know your shopper and research brands you might be interested in ahead of time. To know what brands will be exhibiting at LA Fashion Market, check the Designer Collections Directory. It is updated prior to each market week.We also recommend visiting the trade show and showroom buildings’ websites and pre-register when possible. The LA Fashion District has newsletters for wholesale buyers, which you can sign up for here. We also post the market week and buyer information on this blog and on social media: Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.Lastly, as a buyer, make sure your inventory and budget levels are well planned out before Market.
  3. Network: Building strong connections while attending LA Fashion Market can lead to lasting partnerships with vendors. Bring business cards and always follow up with new partners. Take advantage of educational and networking events whenever possible.

Have additional questions about the LA Market Week June 2017? Tweet us! @lafafshiondist


Last Remaining Seats

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The LA Conservancy’s signature series, Last Remaining Seats will kick off in the LA Fashion District with a screening of L.A. Confidential at The Orpheum Theatre on Saturday, June. 3. Last Remaining Seats presents films as they were meant to be seen: on the big screen, in a beautiful theatre, surrounded by fellow fans, and accompanied by vintage cartoons, special guests, and more.

Tickets cost $22 for the general public and $18 for Conservancy members. Proceeds support the Conservancy’s efforts to preserve historic places throughout L.A. County.

In addition to the screenings, the Conservancy will offer special events, including exclusive theatre and backstage tours, bar trivia after Saturday screenings, theatre Q & As, and a lecture by renowned film historian, Leonard Maltin.

Information and tickets are available at laconservancy.org/last-remaining-seats-special-events.

SCREENINGS IN THE LA FASHION DISTRICT

L.A. Confidential (1997)
Saturday, June 3 at 8 p.m.
Orpheum Theatre (1926), downtown L.A.

Three cops investigate a homicide in 1950s L.A. in this neo-noir crime drama about police corruption and organized crime.

This screening is dedicated to the film’s director, producer, co-writer, and longtime member of the Conservancy’s Advisory Council, Curtis Hanson, who passed away last year.

 

Wings (1927)
Wednesday, June 21 at 8 p.m.
The Theatre at Ace Hotel (1927), downtown L.A.

Clara Bow, Hollywood’s original It Girl, stars in this silent classic that won the very first Academy Award for Best Picture in 1929.

 

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
Saturday, June 24 at 2 p.m.
Orpheum Theatre (1926), downtown L.A.

This beloved 1980s classic directed by Steven Spielberg follows a young boy’s attempt to help his stranded extra-terrestrial friend go hooOOoome.

 

Jaws (1975)
Saturday, June 24 at 8 p.m.
Orpheum Theatre (1926), downtown L.A.

A giant man-eating shark terrorizes swimmers and beachgoers in the film that made Steven Spielberg a household name.

 

The LA Fashion District BID is a proud community partner of Last Remaining Seats.

Santee Winter Wonderland Dec. 10 & 17!

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Join us Saturday, Dec. 10 & 17 for a day of holiday fun, family activities, and shopping! Santee Winter Wonderland will take place on 11th Street between Santee Street and Maple Ave. This is a family-friendly, community event, and admission is FREE!

❄️ Selfies with Santa, 12 noon to 3 p.m.

❄️ Santa Letter Writing Station

❄️ Holiday Arts & Crafts

❄️ Kids Game Zone

❄️ Face Painting

❄️ 6 – Minute Portraits

❄️ Food

❄️ Music

❄️ and more!

 In partnership with Councilmember Jose Huizar, 14th District.

 

2017 LA Market Week Dates

2017 la market week dates

The LA Fashion District hosts five market weeks a year. LA Market Week, also known as LA Fashion Market, is a trade event in which designer brands and showrooms debut their collections for the upcoming season. Along with the district’s permanent showrooms, various trade shows participate in market week throughout the year. For a full list of participating brands, see our Lines Directory, which is updated prior to each market week.

The 2017 LA Market Week Dates will be as follows:

  • January 16-19, Summer 2017
  • March 13-16, Fall 2017
  • June 5-8, Fall II/Holiday 2017
  • July 31-August 3, Holiday/Resort 2017
  • October 9-12, Spring 2018
     

Market week is a trade-only event. You must own or work for a licensed retail business to purchase wholesale. Buyer requirements are listed here. Additional trade shows including LA Textile and LA Majors are listed here.

There are six main showroom buildings, California Market Center, Cooper Design Space, The Gerry Building, The New Mart, The Lady Liberty Building, and Academy Awards Clothes Showroom Building. Learn more abou the Fashion District’s designer showroom buildings, here.

Questions? Tweet us! @lafashiondist

*Please note the October market dates have been update since this post was first published.