LA Market Week Fall 2016 Buyer Guide


LA Fashion Market Week Fall 2016 will take place March 14-17, 2016. As we’ve mentioned in previous buyer guides, market week is when designers and brands debut their collections for the upcoming season and buyers from all over the world come to place orders. Market week is a trade-only event and buyers must be able to prove they have or are working for a licensed business.

Participating Showroom Buildings
The district’s contemporary showrooms are centered around the intersection of 9th and Los Angeles Streets.

There are additional showrooms along Los Angeles Street between 9th and 7th Streets. Directions to the district can be found here. You can also download a map of the area here.


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


A full list of participating brands can be found on our Lines Directory. The directory is updated prior to each market week with the information provided by the respective buildings and trade shows. Trade shows for the Fall 2016 market will include:

  • ALT – athleisure and athletic wear
  • BRAND ASSEMBLY – contemporary and accessories
  • COEUR – fashion, gifts, home, and lifestyle
  • DESIGNERS & AGENTS – contemporary and accessories
  • LA KIDS MARKET – kids and maternity
  • SELECT – apparel, accessories, and footwear
  • TRANSIT – adult and children’s shoes

Registration and Buyer Requirements
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, 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 is typically on-site although some trade shows may offer pre-registration online.


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

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.