Thanks from the Fashion District

‘Tis the season to give thanks, and here at the Fashion District, we have a lot to be thankful for.
These are just a few of the things we most appreciate about the Fashion District (in no particular order):

1. Our Board of Directors
2. Our Staff
3. The Safe Team
4. The Clean Team
5. Our Residents
6. Delicious food from all of our great restaurants
7. Pizza from Superfine
8. Tacos from Sonoratown and Cilantro Lime
9. Bargain shopping at The Santee Alley
10. The culture and diversity
11. The beautiful buildings

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10.23.2017 / DTLA. It’s 104 outside but it’s about 54 in my office and I don’t know which is worse

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12. The history of our district
13. Every business in the district
14. All those who travel from far just to visit the district
15. The San Pedro Wholesale Mart and wholesalers

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Los Angeles Market, you were a dream

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16. Views from the Ace Hotel
17. Sample Sales
18. Celeb sightings in the district
19. Streets and streets of fabrics
20. Cool events held in the district
21. Original bacon-wrapped hot dogs from The Alley Dog

22. All of our visitors
23. Beautiful art throughout our district
24. The countless flowers from the Flower District

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25. And of course, you!
But trust us the list can go on forever. We love everything about our district and are thankful every day. We hope you enjoy your time with loved ones this Thanksgiving.
Happy Thanksgiving, from the Fashion District.

The Historic Bendix Building: Fusing Fashion and Art


Throughout the years, the Bendix Building has housed the regional offices of the Boy Scouts of America, Wilshire Oil Company and the Federal Housing Administration. Originally built for the Bendix Aviation Corporation, it has since earned its street cred with the fashion industry.

Standing tall with its original neon sign at 1206 Maple Ave., the Bendix Building has gone on to become a staple to the Fashion District for its beauty and its history. The Bendix Building was developed by Florence Casler, and in the 1920s this was a big deal. She prevailed in a male-dominated real estate industry and became a prominent developer in Fashion District. She created her own Casler Construction Company, the building of the Bendix Building for the Bendix Aviation Coorporation being her biggest client.


Currently, the Bendix Building is home to approximately 30 artist studios, seven public art spaces, and many cultural pop-ups. According to the LA Weekly, these are the seven venues that make the Bendix a “must-see stop on any modern art gallery itinerary”: Chateau Studio, Durden and Ray, JOAN, PØST, Monte Vista Projects, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, and Track 16.

Here’s just a little peek into what art you might be able to enjoy at the Bendix Building!


Party Crafts Instagram Giveaway!


UPDATE: Get 10% off your order at with code “LAFashionDistrict”

Calling all crafters and craft enthusiasts! The LA Fashion District has partnered with CB Flowers & Crafts for a giveaway on Instagram. One lucky winner will receive a $100 gift card to spend on party and craft supplies at CB Flowers & Crafts (located at 935 Maple Ave. in the fashion district).


  1. Follow @lafashiondistrict and @cbflowerscrafts on Instagram
  2. Take a picture of your favorite crafts project.
  3. Tag us on Instagram using @cbflowerscrafts, @lafashiondistrict and #cbflowerscrafts

The contest will close Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 5 p.m. PST. One winner will be selected at random. Prize must be claimed in person at store location. Please click here for the official contest rules.

CB Flowers & Crafts is a crafts and party supply store located in the heart of the fashion district’s textile and notions area. (Previously featured here.) Here you’ll find everything from bulk ribbon and glitter to bulk crafting flowers, party favors and everything in between!

CB Flowers & Crafts
935 Maple Ave.
Los Angeles, CA
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