Best styles of LA Fashion Week

Designer Kenneth Barlis walks the runway with Shelby Howell at The Majestic Downtown Los Angeles (Photo by Arun Nevader/Getty Images for Art Hearts Fashion)

After four days of innovative, abstract, elegant, and show-shopping presentations, LA Fashion Week, powered by Art Hearts Fashion, was successfully concluded. Art Hearts Fashion is the leading platform dedicated to bringing innovative designers and artists to the forefront of fashion week. This year they celebrated their ninth annual Los Angeles Fashion week festival where 30 brands from all over the world presented their newest pieces at the historical Majestic Theater in Downtown LA.

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Several celebrities, influencers, style setters, and entertainers joined the runway shows from all over LA. Let’s take a look at this year’s hottest pieces!

Day 1

Custo Barcelona started the week with a diverse wardrobe for women including colorful prints and geometric cut-out shapes. Morfium Fashion presented a bold glimpse at future style emphasizing abstract forms and memorable silhouettes. Giannina Azar showcased a unique Dominican-Lebanese inspired collection featuring colorful, playful, and beautifully form-accentuating female designs. Carmen Steffens maintained its famous light pastel palette with flowy allusions of mid-twentieth century European forms.

Day 2

On the second day, the runway was blessed with a number of amazing designers as well. With a stunning new fashion collection inspired by Aztec goddesses, Carol Castoll presented one of the best runway shows of the entire LA Fashion Week, conjuring a touch of mythological and magical fashion. Alexis Monsanto used elegant pastel fabrics and materials for his beautiful collection with ruffles, pleats, and fleurettes. Sergio Tacchini draws inspiration from “gioia infinita nello sport” (infinite joy in sport), presenting his tennis roots and the pioneering evolution from the court to the streets with men’s tracksuits. Also sporty on the runway, Original Penguin by Mungsingwear showcased a variety of plaid-fitted men’s suit pants, along with hoodies, swimwear, and matching sets, referencing their golf-like origins. The iconic Mexican fashion designer Carlos Pinedas presented designs with ruffles on long, modest dresses, focusing on Mexican culture.

Day 3

The third day of LA Fashion week was filled with outstanding collections and great musical acts. Naughty Boy Golf presented a new fashion collection and alien break dance performance including bold prints and bright metallic fabrics. Tell The Truth‘s new Mirrors fashion collection showed off old motorcycle jackets in colorful, psychedelic designs to goth black, all-leather dresses. Iranian singer Josephine Mu provided a musical performance with live piano, dedicated to the women of Iran. Kenneth Barlis debuted his spectacular new elegant and luxurious fashion collection, presenting dazzling dresses with sequins to big bows, sparkles, jeweled crowns, and pink dresses with couture capes. The LA-based, Honduran fashion designer, Merlin Castell made his runway show thought-provoking and powerful by presenting gold sparkle dresses, red bold dresses, and men dressed in black leather tight-fitted couture skirts. Diana Couture x Indonesia’s trusted gold jewelry brand UBS Gold collaborated with Diana M. Putri to present The Siren’s Song S/S 2023 with glam provided by Carlos Gonzalez. Mister Triple X and Dr. Martens brought a variety of shapes, silhouettes, and patterns to the runway.

Day 4

The last day of Los Angeles Fashion Week, powered by Art Hearts Fashion, did not disappoint. Argyle Grant presented a range from Geometric retro designs to innovative Gatsby-designed board shorts combined with Gold drawstring accessories and vacation bags. Kentaro Kameyama’s new fashion show displayed a strong, eloquent Japanese-influenced collection. Diva Fashion Couture provided a variety of bodycon dresses, bodysuits, shorts sets, and more. Joseph Auren‘s debut of his new fashion collection, called Future To The Moon, showed pace-like trench coats, Metallic Astronaut suits, Zippered pants, and Iridescent fused into shirts and pants. Charles and Ron debuted a new women’s and men’s fashion collection featuring vibrant pastel colors for women’s dresses and men’s suits. Nike Swim offered up inclusive men’s and women’s swimwear fashion looks designed for elite training and an active lifestyle. Walter Mendez, celebrity stylist, and couture & bridal dress designer, closed out Los Angeles Fashion Week’s runway shows with his new beautiful Walter collection.

Photos by Arun Nevader/Getty Images for Art Hearts Fashion


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