As the fashion community
in Los Angeles eagerly awaited Fall Fashion Week,news of this benchmark market has grabbed headlines nationwide. SponsorsMercedes Benz and event organizers from 7th on Fifth have brought theirexpertise to the West Coast, and a formidable presence which has legitimizedNew York's Bryant Park for years. Now it's LA's turn, and there's already abuzz of activity around The Standard hotel in the heart of ultrahip downtownwhere de rigeur white tents await this week's runway shows.
Herewith follows a daily report of fashion events occurring citywide whichshowcase the best of the West: