Your Style, The Life, Driven By Design
A Star, Style, Designer Consortium Day Kicking off L.A. Fashion Month In October SPRING/SUMMER 2014
On Friday, October 4th, 2013, the Driven By Design producing team consisting of Alumni from the Fashion Institute of Fashion Design & Merchandising (FIDM), will host an ULTRA GLAM design consortium experience, set to kick off this years Los Angeles fashion month of runway shows. The couture designer runway presentations, intertwined with emerging designer installations will be an amazing experience for all fans of style to get excited about this fall.
The star style venue spotlight will be set at the L.A. Mart for the design communities to embrace. Location 1933 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90007. Start time 3pm – 9pm.
Fab Five Lifestyle Magazine
Diamond Interiors LA
Lori A. Neal, Principal of Diamond Interiors LA will create the signature “Eye Candy” venue layout for the fashion runway, designer lounges and the overall ultimate atmosphere where the media, celebrity talent, buyers and corporate executives will come together for this years new fashion experience in Los Angeles this fall. Interior Designers working with Lori A. Neal to set the ambiance the day of the event include: Dillon Wells (www.dillonwells.com/), Bliss Studio (www.blissstudio.com), Bassman Blaine (www.bassman-blaine.com/), Cordrey Collection (www.wiltoncordrey.com/), Veneman Collection (www.venemanfurniture.com/), Moda Dora (www.modadora.com/), Tesoro Décor in addition to several notable fine furnishing companies revealed the day of the event.
Our beauty partners are Napoleon Perdis Cosmetics and Brambila Salon. The creator Napoleon Perdis has transformed the faces and lives of women for over 20 years. The Napoleon Perdis Makeup Academy staff will present the beauty looks for our runway show. Link into their world at http://napoleonperdis.com. The amazing hair stylist from Brambila Salon will take center stage with the latest trends for hair presented on the runway. Link into their world at brambilasalon.com.
Our Driven By Design runway show will open up with SONY Music artist Malina Moye. She is a pioneer among the new generation of lead guitarists, Malina is the first left-handed female player to be included on the legendary Fender Guitars impressive roster of endorsees and to also join the critically acclaimed 2012 Experience Hendrix tour. Furthermore, the songstress was featured in the UK documentary "Stratmaster: The Greatest Guitar Story Ever Told,” and Guitar World Magazine dubbed her the "female Jimi Hendrix" and one of the top 10 female guitarists to know." Malina has just completed her new record ROCK N ROLL BABY with the first single K-yotic featuring Bootsy Collins, released this July, distributed by Red Distribution, a division on SONY Music Entertainment. Link into her world at www.malinamoye.com/main1/
Our star style fashion designers taking center stage on the runway are THAI NGUYEN (Tie-Win), Fashion Designer/Stylist. Thai graduated from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM) in 2002. Following graduation, he earned the title of associate designer for BCBG Max Azria, which he held through 2004. Known for his convertible evening gown creations on the TV show, Thai was a finalist on Bravos Launch My Line. Thai was also a fashion designer/contributor on RuPauls Drag Race Season 2 and is currently working with Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Adrienne Maloof and Brandi Glanville. Link into his fashion world at www.thainguyencollections.com
Los Angeles based fashion designer Brian “BK” Phillips draws inspiration from life’s adventures. His 2014 Spring Summer collection is in full effect on the runway this season. In 2010, BK Phillips Designs launched to vast community in the television and film to selling is collection in specialty apparel boutiques across the country. Link into his world at www.bkphillipsdesigns.com/#!portfolio/c199t
A new addition, added to the runway mix is the Dena Burton Collection. Dena shares that her Spring/Summer 2014 collection is sexy, smart and carefree. It’s all about the trendsetter experience. The woman that wears her collection is serious about business, works hard and places her focus on showing off her favorite DBC apparel in the French Riveria, Italy and evening yacht mixers in Nice, France. Link into her world fashion world at www.denaburton.com/.
Connecting L.A.’s best in the world of fashion design, Interior design, innovative hair creators, beauty gurus and design technology guru’s add a flavorful signature lifestyle event known to many in the future as Your Style, The Life, Driven By Design L.A. An added design plus factor, many will adore comes from Karlita Designs ( karlitadesigns.com/), Sara Horn ( www.sarahornejewelry.com/), Cochet Fashion By Design plus more to be announced by September 15th. Emerging fashion and jewelry designers will be featured in a themed designer lounge set as an added style source for all to embrace.
Our official partners are: L.A. Mart (lamart.com/market-tuesdays/) unveiling Maker City/Magic Box, PORSCHE (http://www.porsche.com/), Diamond Interior L.A.* (http://www.diamondinteriorsla.com),
Fab Five Lifestyle Magazine (fabfivelifestyle.com/), Perrier
(http://www.perrier.com/en/thecollection.html), Ice Cream Sundae Divas (http://sundaedivas.com/), Coffee Bean ( http://www.coffeebean.com/), Jalisco Mobile Taco Grill (http://www.jaliscosmobiletacogrill.com/index.html), Saffron Spot ( www.saffronspot.com/), and numerous beauty and designer brands sure to excite the event attendees.
The count down starts now, “Driven By Design” will set a new tone for a new addition to the L.A fashion week atmosphere. The Executive Producers: Lela Christine and Lori A. Neal share, get ready for a new diverse world of designers merging together as one. Designers, creative individuals and diverse corporate brand partners are encouraged to connect with the producing team of Driven By Design. It’s all about L.A. Fashion month this fall.