Events

Style Fashion Week Bringing Fashion Back to Los Angeles

posted on: March 6, 2011

Fashion Week on the West Coast has been, well a little quiet. Especially since 2008 when the five-year partnership between IMG and Smashbox Studios folded its Culver City tents. But it looks like Fashion week will make a fierce return to Los Angeles this Spring with a four-day flourish of runway shows at the newly […]

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Two Point Oh! LA Mall Tour Event with South Bay Galleria

posted on: March 5, 2011

Tomororrow Saturday, March 5th, 1-5pm I’ll be participating in the Two Point Oh! LA Mall Tour Event with South Bay Galleria in crafting Spring trends for 2011 for Abercrombie and Fitch  (#266, Level 2, Nordstrom Wing). I’ll be pulling Spring 2011 looks with two models. There’s also a mini runway presentation at 3:15 PM! Follow for updates.

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CAL MARKET CENTER and WGSN TREND SEMINAR: RETAIL & GLOBAL CONSUMER ATTITUDE

posted on: January 27, 2011

January 17th, Monday was the first day of market. I stopped by to attend a trend seminar by WGSN. Five seasons a year, buyers meet and shop the CMC for LA FASHION MARKET. There are hundreds and hundreds  if not thousands of designers and collections displayed in showrooms. I had the pleasure of meeting Sally […]

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Downtown to Directives West First.LA Fashion Show

posted on: October 18, 2010

On FRIDAY, October 15 I was invited to  “FIRST.LA” presented by Directives West at The California Market Center (CMC) lobby. Directives West is the West Coast merchandising consulting division of The Doneger Group. And if you must know, they provide clients with comprehensive market analysis in all categories of business. FIRST.LA is returning for a second season after launching […]

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A Day Out in Town, Exploring the Gallery and Jewelry District

posted on: September 15, 2010

After my visit to the World Museum of Jewelry I walked around the area a bit, crowded with art galleries, cute boutiques, and very comfy coffee shops (you know, the ones built so architecturally cute you just want to take a picture) I eventually found out this is one of the most popular neighborhoods for […]

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Under The Sea: World’s First Underwater Korean Traditional Costume Fashion Show

posted on: September 1, 2010

The event, which marked the launch of the new Lotte Department Store -Cheongnyangni branch in Seoul, Korea demonstrated an underwater fashion show! Out there and experiential, models performed in dresses inspired by traditional Korean hanbok 한복 패션쇼 (created by local designer Park Sul-Nyeo) underwater. Models held their breath for minutes at a time while performing balletic […]

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Eminent Documentary Photographer: Walker Evans

posted on: August 20, 2010

The Museum of Photography, Seoul (한미사진미술관) Date: June 19th ~ September 4th I was first introduced to Walker Evans in one of my art courses during college,  so I decided to visit his exhibit in Seoul. Anyone in photography knows or has heard of him … his visual art is characterized by a brilliant subjectivity […]

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Street Fashion: Seoul Korea

posted on: August 8, 2010

The streets of Seoul Korea paint an eclectic picture:

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Seductive Store Design

posted on: August 3, 2010

Visual representation is probably the most important tool you have to sway potential shoppers – I would say it’s sort of like a visual passport. I was shopping around Apgujeong-dong -압구정동- and this store was so inviting!  I HAD TO TAKE A LOOK INSIDE ♥ The color assortment and layout of selected items look great. I […]

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What Is Inspiration. You Create It

posted on: July 30, 2010

What is inspiration? A musician might gather their motivation from all the different sounds in a city, garden, or even concert. A professor or teacher might acquire theirs from watching students or simply reading. A photographer perhaps collects theirs from everything they see, anything that excites their eyes. I don’t think there’s anyone that can […]

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Bargain Shopping: Korea Fashion District

posted on: July 25, 2010

The Fashion District in Korea is located in Dong Dae Mun – 동대문마켓. If you’re ever in Korea you MUST visit this place! There’s retail and wholesale vendors – both sell to people like you and me. There are over 8 buildings – I’m pretty much ready to go home after visiting 2-3 buildings. A […]

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Korea: Commitment to Pampering Thy Nails

posted on: July 22, 2010

Endless nail salons crowd Korea. There’s one on every other street in Seoul. And although I have never been one to frequently get my nails done, I’ve fallen victim to the totally affordable cost of each nail visit. A manicure ranges from 12,000 won to 20,000 won (depends on design, etc…), which translates to between […]

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Adventures in Hawaii – My Nostalgia 2010

posted on: June 15, 2010

Visiting home to pleasant Hawaii (Oahu to be specifc) is always a muscle relaxer accompanied by hometown friends, local foods, great weather and well it’s where I was raised so you understand the nostalgia that comes over me each visit. I really wanted to properly document my trip, however, I will admit now this is […]

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BARE MAGAZINE’S LAUNCH OF ITS SEVENTH ISSUE

posted on: May 4, 2010

The time has come and this Thursday will be my last BARE Launch party 🙁 Last year was fun! I hope to see you there … FYI: BARE Magazine is UC Berkeley’s premiere fashion and lifestyle publication, BARE is proud to announce the release of our seventh issue this coming May. “This coming issue is […]

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TEDxBerkeley: Ideas Worth Spreading

posted on: April 4, 2010

Today (Saturday, April 3rd) I attended TEDxBerkeley at Wheeler Auditorium. Before I go any further, this event was amazing in terms of speakers, organization, music performers, inspiration, networking, and I could really go on … (if you have ever been to a TED event, you know what I’m talking about) TED, an event that brings together […]

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PLAYgreen Festival: Getting Fashionable with Eco Friendly Clothing

posted on: February 27, 2010

Today was the PLAYgreen Festival held on the UC Berkeley campus. This event brought together thousands of students and community supporters for one unified purpose – learning and promoting to live a greener lifestyle! “YEY”  The Pauley Ballroom was filled with local shops, restaurants and global companies all sharing how individuals (yes, that means you […]

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StyleCaster Short Film Premiere Party

posted on: November 11, 2009

Last night was the StyleCaster Short Film Premiere Party … StyleCaster teamed up with Shopbop, Kimberly Taylor, David Lerner, and FEED Projects to create 3 short films produced by Last Pictures. The first short video, Fly by Night, starring Poppy Delevigne and Isabelle McNally is completely fun to watch and dance along with! The atmosphere […]

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YSL Masquerade Ball NYC

posted on: November 2, 2009

 Last Thursday, Yves Saint Laurent kicked off the Halloween festivities by hosting a masquerade ball to celebrate the launch of its new women’s fragrance, Parisienne. Read more here, and here. The whole night was just a mingling sort of night, getting to meet people and catch up with others. The event was made so […]

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