STYLE FASHION WEEK’s 9th season showcases presented Spring Fashion 2015:
Sue Wong, Alexis Monsanto, Skintone, Quynh Paris and Dar Sara among many.
Photos & story by Karen Ostlund
Photos of Sue Wong by Joycel Chow
|Left, Dave Navarro w/Sue Wong|
STYLE FASHION WEEK opened its doors to host their 9th season October 15-19,to present the upcoming fashion for Spring 2015.
The event was presented by luxury online-retailer Le Jolie, and took place at the new downtown space at The Reef, 1933 s Broadway, Los Angeles, CA, 90007.
LA FASHION WEEK – STYLE FASHION WEEK shows began with a bang as California’s own Sue Wong graced the runway on Wednesday night, October 15th.
Before the show, musician Dave Navarro and actor Vincent de Paul presented Sue with a Tiffany’s Lifetime Achievement Award for excellence in Womenswear design.. Models also made their way down the catwalk to music produced by Dave Navarro
The 30 minutes spectacle show included over 75 looks down the runway.
|Headpieces at Sue Wong's "Fairies and Sirens"|
Sue Wong’s “Fairies and Sirens” collection consisted of exquisitely embellished embroidered silks, lavish bead work on organza dresses, long v neck gowns,and short dresses w/jeweled front details.
Capes matched with beautifully crafted floral headpieces by Lisa Maranucci, Kicka Custom Designs, Miss G Designs and Fiori Couture.
The last day of Style Fashion Week,Sunday the 19th, featured four designers:
Alexis Monsanto returned to the runway to show – releasing models in a ‘Game of Thrones’ inspired collection doing dramatic poses in striking colors and designs.
|Alexis Monsanto Spring 2015|
|Skintone Clothing Spring 2015|
|Quynh Paris Gothic Couture|
On-site furnishings were provided by LuxLounge EFR, adding to the current clothing collections for the upcoming seasons by creating a one of a kind visually pleasing fashion experience.
Hair sponsor Prive transformed models for the show behind-the-scenes alongside designers, stylists and She’s So make-up artists.
Monster energy drinks and Diabolo provided beverages to keep everyone hydrated and on top of their game from the front of the house to the back.
DHL provided shipping to and throughout the five-day event.
Women's clothing lines FoxBait and Voyage had a running viewing party throughout the week in the brand marketplace and candle sponsor EJH was on site selling beautifully-scented hand-poured candles. La Privy,Apparel News, WWD, LA Times, The Los Angeles Fashion Magazine, and Fashion One, were there throughout the week to speak with designers about their collections.
More info at: www.stylefashionweek.com
Skintone clothing showcased their unic resort-wear line. Designer, Karen Mcbride showcased a raw, hand-woven,eco-friendly, ready-to wear designs.
Quynh Paris’ east-meets-west esthetic in her newest collection, and is a mix of her exotic Vietnamese heritage with a futuristic and modern twist.
|Dar Sara Spring 2015|
Dar Sara closed out the week with ‘Ballerinas by way of Bollywood’ sending ballerinas down the runway followed by youthful silhouettes in jumpsuits, leotards and mini-dresses in elegant creams and golds.
After the shows,attendees headed over to kick off the official STYLE Fashion week after-party at PROJECT in Hollywood.