2019 Market Week Dates

2019 Market Week

LA Market Week, also known as LA Fashion Market, is the West Coast’s premier fashion trade event. It features hundreds of contemporary showrooms and brands. Along with the LA Fashion 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 event is hosted five times a year. The 2019 LA Market Week dates will be as follows:

  • January 14-16, Summer 2019
  • March 11-13, Fall 2019
  • June 17-19, Fall II/Holiday 2019
  • July 29-31, Holiday/Resort 2019
  • October 14-16, Spring 2020

There are six main showroom buildings participating in LA Market Week – California Market Center, Cooper Design Space, The Gerry Building, The New Mart, The Lady Liberty Building, and Academy Awards Clothes Showroom Building. The buildings are located at 9th and Los Angeles Streets. Learn more about the buildings here or see our guide to LA Market Week here.

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.

Thanksgiving Weekend in the Fashion District

Thanksgiving Weekend in the Fashion District

We know you’re probably wondering about the upcoming holiday hours. Will your favorite store be open? Will you be able to visit Santee Alley?
Here is a breakdown of what’s happening in the Fashion District during Thanksgiving weekend:

Thanksgiving Day, November 22nd
All wholesale and flower vendors will be closed. The Santee Alley and surrounding retail businesses are expected to open on Thanksgiving Day, as they have done so in previous years. Please note that some stores may close early.

Black Friday, November 23rd
Some wholesale vendors may open, although most have traditionally closed on this day. For specific vendor information please contact the individual showrooms or the San Pedro Wholesale Mart directly. The LA Flower Market will open to the public from 8AM-12PM. Flower vendors in the surrounding area are expected to have similar hours. The Santee Alley and surrounding retail businesses are expected to open with normal business hours.

BONUS: Hellen’s Sample Shop will be hosting a Grand Opening for their shop online. In honor of their launch, they will be offering BUY ONE GET ONE 50% OFF in store from 8am to 9pm. The event will feature food, influencers, drinks, give-aways, pictures, discounts and music.
Hellen’s Sample Shop, 810 E Pico #134 (in the Stanford Plaza)

Hellen's Website Launch Party

Small Business Saturday, November 24th
Small Business Saturday is a nationwide movement to support local, independently owned businesses during the holiday season. All businesses are expected to have normal business hours this day. Show your support and shop local!

Please note, all businesses in the Fashion District are independently owned and operated. For exact business hours, please contact the businesses directly. If you still have any questions regarding the upcoming holidays, you may contact the Fashion District BID office at (213) 488-1153.

2018 LA Market Week Dates

2018 LA Market Week Dates

2018 LA Market Week Dates
LA Market Week, also known as LA Fashion Market, is a trade event in which contemporary brands and showrooms debut their collections for the upcoming season. Along with the LA Fashion 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 event is hosted five times a year. The 2018 LA Market Week dates will be as follows:

  • January 15-18, Summer 2018
  • March 12-15, Fall 2018
  • June 18-21, Fall II/Holiday 2018
  • July 30-August 2, Holiday/Resort 2018
  • October 8-11, Spring 2019

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 participating in LA Market Week – California Market Center, Cooper Design Space, The Gerry Building, The New Mart, The Lady Liberty Building, and Academy Awards Clothes Showroom Building. The buildings are located at 9th and Los Angeles Streets. Learn more about the buildings here.

*Please note market dates have been updated since this post originally went live.

LA Market Week: Spring 2018, Oct. 9-12

CMC Photo

ABOUT L.A. MARKET WEEK OCTOBER 2017
The Spring 2018 L.A. Fashion Market will be held October 9th through October 12th. Designers and brands will debut their collections for the upcoming Spring season at the showroom buildings on 9th and Los Angeles Streets. Additionally, multiple trade shows showcasing temporary collections (designers that do not have permanent showrooms in the Fashion District) will also be showcasing collections.

PARTICIPATING BRANDS
Designer brands exhibiting during the Spring 2018 L.A. Market Week include women’s contemporary, juniors, menswear, kidswear, accessories, shoes, and home and gift. You can view a full list of participating brands and designers using the Lines Directory, which is updated prior to each market week.

LOCATIONS

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

Cooper Design Space, 860 S. Los Angeles St.

Gerry Building, 910 S. Los Angeles St.

The New Mart, 127 E. 9th St

Additional Participating Showroom Buildings:

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 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), 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 is typically on-site although some trade shows and the CMC 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 October 2018 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

 

TIPS FOR BUYERS

New to apparel trade shows? Check out our tips for first-time market week attendees.

LA Market Week Holiday/Resort 2017 Buyer’s Guide

nataliehead2California Market Center

ABOUT L.A. MARKET WEEK JULY 2017
The Holiday/Resort 2017 L.A. Fashion Market will be held July 31st through August 3rd. Designers and brands will debut their collections for their upcoming Holiday and Resort season. International retailers will attend trade shows at the showroom buildings on 9th and Los Angeles Streets. Additionally, multiple trade shows showcasing temporary collections (designers that do not have permanent showrooms in the Fashion District) will also be showcasing collections.

PARTICIPATING BRANDS
Designer brands exhibiting during the Holiday/Resort 2017 L.A. Market Week include women’s contemporary, juniors, menswear, kidswear, accessories, shoes, and home and gift. You can view a full list of participating brands and designers using the Lines Directory, which is updated prior to each market week.

LOCATIONS

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

  • Showroom directory
  • Showrooms open as early as Sunday, July 30th for L.A. Market Week July 2017 appointments.
  •  LA Fashion Market Seminars: Business tips and fashion trend information from recognized industry insiders
  • Click here for more information on L.A. Fashion Market at the CMC.

Cooper Design Space, 860 S. Los Angeles St.

Gerry Building, 910 S. Los Angeles St.

The New Mart, 127 E. 9th St

Additional Participating Showroom Buildings:

TEMPORARY EXHIBITS
Trade shows for the L.A. Market Week July 2017 will include:

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 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), 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 is typically on-site although some trade shows and the CMC 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 July 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

 

TIPS FOR BUYERS

New to apparel trade shows? Check out our tips for first-time market week attendees.

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