Fashion Business Inc. hosted an Art Exhibition and Fashion Show at Fathom Gallery during L.A. Fashion Week. Dubbed We Wear Art, the event highlighted the works of established artists and emerging designers.
Mixed media artist Sandy Bleifer presented her Plastic Bag Kimono Series, which featured images from the NY and LA Times imbedded in plastic sleeves in which the daily paper is delivered.
The RAW: Hecho Por Mano collection highlighted Dennis Olanzo Callwood’s passion for photography, sociology, art, and fashion via a series of photographs sewn onto scrap leather.
Founder/President of FBI, Frances Harder, showcased her artistic abilities via Trans-forms in which she changes one of the fashion industry’s most ubiquitous tools, the dressform, into fine art.
Artist and designer Mathilde Weems had the honor of opening the fashion show with her Belle Neptune collection. Mathilde’s background in printmaking and photography contributes to the lines unique prints. Placing an emphasis on fit, comfort, and classic styles her original designs are eye catching and memorable.
Established in March 2014, Activ Intimates delivers sexy and comfortable lingerie with a twist of originality.
The colorful vegan handcrafted woolen bags offered by Ainkaala and made according to Fairtrade standards by Wayuu Tribes in Colombia and can be purchased at Betty Bottom Showroom.
Plush Cashmere’s apparel and accessories define the West Coast life style by fusing the luxury and sophistication of Cashmere with contemporary casual wear.
Designed by Little Women LA’s Tonya Banks, Lil Boss Body offers high quality, comfortable, activewear for multi-sized women. The collection features unique and colorful tanks, capris, and yoga pants ranging from size small to 3X.
SF Couture closed the show with a stylish presentation of their affordable luxury apparel for women.
Narrative and photos by Nikki Neil