Food, Fashion & Footwear for Fathers

So your Dad is easy-going and says he wants nothing for Father’s Day…but deep down, you know when it comes to his gift, it’s gotta be something good — no pressure! To help you show your appreciation to Dad on his special day, we’ve put together a quick gift guide with some of the most fatherly food, fashion and footwear you can find in the LA Fashion District. These hyperlocal, one-of-a-kind gift ideas are not only practical, but they work for almost any budget. Check out our 2019 Father’s Day picks!

Food — is there a better way to show Pops how much you appreciate him than treating him to a delicious meal on his special day? Whether you’re keeping it super cas with pizza and beer, or want to indulge with some good ol’ comfort food, we’ve got some great options!

Denim Eatery

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Our best selling ..Main St.Fried Chicken ✨

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Superfine Pizza

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Fashion & Footwear — one of the most surprising and influential fashion trends from 2018 was the “Dad Fashion”. From chunky tennis shoes and crew neck sweaters to dad jeans and dingy tees, the “Dad Look” took over our runways, closets and style influencer feeds. And 6 months in to 2019, the style trend is still going strong. Check out these spots for his retro-inspired suits, stylish fanny packs, dad sneaks and more!

Ron Thompson

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Hex

Blends

Holy Grail

 

A Guide to LA Market Week: Fall II/Holiday ’19 Edition

ABOUT LA MARKET WEEK

The Fall II/Holiday ’19 LA Market Week, also known as LA Fashion Market will be held June 17 – June 19. Designers and brands will debut their collections for the upcoming Fall/Holiday season at the showroom buildings on 9th and Los Angeles Streets.

For the Lines Directory click here.

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REGISTRATION AND BUYER REQUIREMENTS

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

Buyers and retailers wishing to attend LA Market Weeks will need to register at each building. At the Cooper Design Space, Gerry Building and The New Mart, Lady Liberty Building, and Academy Awards Clothes Showroom Building buyers and retailers are asked to bring a business card. At the California Market Center, in order to register for market weeks you must be able to provide the following credentials:

  • Photocopy of Business License
  • Photocopy of State Sales & Use Tax Certificate or Federal EIN Certificate
  • Photocopy of three (3) current industry-related invoices

Registration is available on-site. Online registration varies by building.

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LOCATIONS

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

  • Showroom Directory
  • Label Array – LA Market Week’s newest showcase presenting on-trend apparel, accessories, footwear, home, beauty and gift.
  • LA Kids Market – LA Kids Market is a children’s showroom collective showcasing Kids’ fashion lines, gifts, toys and lifestyle products.
  • To register to attend at the CMC, click here.

The New Mart127 E 9th St.

  • Showroom Directory
  • Designers & Agents – (D&A) is an independent, trade show well known for changing the landscape of the modern trade show experience by bringing a selection of curated designers to the marketplace.
  • To Pre-Register for the New Mart, please fill out and bring with you their BUYER REGISTRATION form.

Cooper Design Space860 S Los Angeles St.

  • Showroom Directory
  • Brand Assembly – Brand Assembly plays host to 250+ brands and 1,000+ buyers each season, providing a fun, inviting environment for shoppers and sellers alike.
  • A Current Affair –  The vintage pop-up will offer a thoughtfully curated selection of pre-loved clothing, accessories and jewelry, so you have a chance to immerse yourself into a vintage fashion wonderland and catch a break between the market appointments.

The Lady Liberty843 S. Los Angeles St.

Academy Award Clothes Showroom817 S. Los Angeles St.

NEARBY “HOT SPOTS”

PARKING

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

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TIPS FOR BUYERS

  • Plan ahead! Know the brands and styles you are interested in ahead of time. Be sure your inventory and budget levels are good to go before your Market Week visit.
  • Time management. Because there will be HUNDREDS of brands to see! Make a list and check it twice.

Trending With: TEKTON LA

Follow along as we begin our new “Trending Series” – this is Episode 01 featuring
TEKTON LA of the LA Fashion District.

Stay tuned and go behind the scenes with a new businesses in the LA Fashion District each month!

Show Mom Some Love in the LA Fashion District

With Mother’s Day only a few days away, we thought we’d share how you can show Mom (and Mother figures) some love this Mother’s Day weekend! After all, Mom has dealt with you thus far…she deserves this and more. 💕

1. Oldvine Florals – Mother’s Day Collection. Because we are willing to bet your Mom loves flowers! BONUS: Use the promo code InfitineRosesForMom for 10% off 😉

2. Treat your “Madre” to brunch, lunch or dinner at DAMA. She’ll love the surprise AND the Daytime Disco. Make your reservations now

3. Pamper Mom with a mani/pedi + blowout for $100 OR make it a mani/pedi date for just $45 from Neihule Salon + Academy.


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Neihule has expanded to #dtlafashiondistrict come visit us soon! #dtla #pedicure #nails

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4. West Elm DTLA is a lot more than just a furniture store. They’ve been working with the neighborhood and local businesses to bring pop-ups and activations to the Fashion District every Saturday and Sunday. Pop-in with Mom to see what’s going on this weekend.

5. Flower Markets have extended their hours just for you. For the Moms who love flowers, a visit to the Flower Markets will be the perfect gift! See extended hours here.
BONUS: California Flower Mall will have some surprises just for the special ladies in your lives.

6. This just in from Zinqué: first mimosa free for Moms! Pro Tip: Pair a mimosa with…well…quite frankly anything.


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stripped back, but far from basic. grilled shrimp w/ citron. #zinquélunch

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7. Need another option for brunch? Best Girl at the Ace Hotel is another perfect place to celebrate Mom. BONUS: Complimentary glass of bubbles for all attending Moms…ALL DAY LONG.


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8. Unique Markets is back at the California Market Center and better than ever! “Shop small, make a big impact.” 5/11 AND 5/12.

To all the Moms, with love from the LA Fashion District.

¡Feliz Día de la Madre! Happy Mother’s Day!

LA Flower District’s Extended Hours to Celebrate Mom This Year

It’s almost that time…the time to remind the special ladies in our lives just how special they are.

LA Flower District vendors will have extended hours for Mother’s Day, and we thought you’d like to know!

Southern California Flower Growers & Los Angeles Flower Market, 755 & 754 Wall St.
Monday, May 6: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Tuesday, May 7: 6 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Wednesday, May 8: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Thursday, May 9: 6 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Friday, May 10, Mexican Mother’s Day: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Saturday, May 11: 6 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sunday, May 12, Mother’s Day: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

California Flower Mall, 825 S San Pedro St.
Tuesday, May 7: 4:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Wednesday, May 8: 4:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Thursday, May 9: 4:30 a.m. to midnight
Friday, May 10, Mexican Mother’s Day: 4:30 a.m. to midnight
Saturday, May 11: 4:30 a.m. open ALL NIGHT through Sunday
Sunday, May 12, Mother’s Day: Closing at 7p.m.

The LA Flower District is home to the largest concentration of flower and floral supply vendors in the country and offers fresh-cut flowers, potted plants, pre-made bouquets and arrangements, and floral supplies at wholesale prices. Shoppers can expect to save up to 70% off retail prices by purchasing directly from flower growers and distributors.

The LA Flower District is made up of six blocks within the LA Fashion District in Downtown Los Angeles. See the map, here.

SHOPPING TIPS

  • Bring cash.
  • Consider taking public transportationMetro Bike Share, or parking at a nearby lot in other areas of the Fashion District to avoid traffic.
  • Buy in bulk. The more you buy, the more you save!
  • The most popular Mother’s Day flowers are roses, lilies, orchids, and tulips.