THE things to do in September, October: Fashion activities


It’s part of Image Issue 4, “Image Makers,” a hymn to LA style luminaries. In this issue, we pay tribute to the people and brands who are advancing the city’s fashion culture.

Gucci 100 pop-up

To celebrate its 100th anniversary, Gucci will deploy a Gucci Pin installation (named after the pins on interactive digital maps) and a pop-in at South Coast Plaza in Orange County as well as a pop-in at his Beverly Hills store. The two will stock the Gucci 100 collection of clothing, shoes, luggage, handbags and accessories from October 1 to 24. The range ($ 310 – $ 8,700), designed by Creative Director Alessandro Michele, includes a Gucci 100 tribute logo, new monogram designs, and song lyrics that include the word “Gucci,” such as “The music is to me, the Gucci seats recline “from” The R “by Eric B. & Rakim. Gucci, 347 N. Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills and South Coast Plaza, 3333 S. Bristol St., (installation at Jewel Court), Costa Mesa.

Custom Good Art Hlywd Sneakers

Good Art HLYWD Custom Nike Air Force 1

On September 10, LA jewelry and accessories brand Good Art Hlywd released 100 pairs of Nike Air Force 1s in black or white that can be personalized by designer Josh Warner with 925 silver and gold hardware. 22 carats in over 20 patterns. Prices start at $ 2,000 for the silver eyelets and go up to $ 60,000 for the full gold embellishments on the sides, eyelets, lace locks and ventilation holes on the toe area. Delivery expected within 10 to 12 weeks. Good Art Hlywd, 1014 Venice Blvd., Los Angeles.

“Blondell Cummings: dance as moving pictures”

Gelatin silver print of a woman

(Blondell Cummings / Beatriz Schiller)

September 18 marks the reopening of Art & Practice, the South LA foundation which offers contemporary art exhibitions and programming to support local host youth. Until February 19, “Blondell Cummings: Dance as Moving Pictures”, the first museum exhibition dedicated to the work of the black dancer, choreographer and videographer based in New York. “Moving Pictures” was Cummings’ term for the sequences she created, which drew on the poetic movement of mundane activities and her experiences as a black woman. The show, a collaboration with Getty’s African American Art History Initiative, focuses on rarely seen videos as well as photographs, dance films and interviews. Art & Practice, 3401 W. 43rd Place, Leimert Park.

Pop-up Stella McCartney

Stella McCartney women's Trace stretch ankle boots

Green British fashion designer Stella McCartney has opened a 1,450 square foot store on the first floor of Bloomingdale’s in Century City until November 14. Discover creations from her Fall / Winter 2021 collection, including colorful gathered bodycon dresses, bomber jackets, lightweight knits, neatly cut pants, psychedelic prints inspired by London club culture, over the knee boots and other shoes, handbags and accessories from $ 290 to $ 2,250. Bloomingdale’s, Westfield Century City, 10250 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles.

No Free Coffee Tiny Cafe Pop-up

No free cup of coffee

Coffee and clothing come together at former music video producer Mario Kristian’s pop-up hybrid streetwear store Tiny Cafe, which debuted last October. On September 19, Tiny Cafe appears in Silver Lake from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. cold sun-dried brew topped with organic Italian grapefruit soda), $ 7 pour-over coffee, and food from a surprise vendor. Drinks are served through a small window inspired by Renaissance stained glass in Florence, Italy – a tradition rekindled during the pandemic. “We plan to be the first cafe and lifestyle store on Mars,” says Kristian. No Free Coffee, 1601 Griffith Park Blvd., Silver Lake.

The Louis Vuitton Savoir-Faire event

An indoor beach scene.

The Savoir-Faire event by appointment of the French luxury brand Louis Vuitton, a showcase of rare and special pieces, runs until September 25. Included are items from the limited edition Objets Nomades furniture and home collection (a vibrant leather wall sculpture designed by Fernando and Humberto Campana makes its world debut), exotic skin bags, trunks from the Louis Vuitton X collection Fornasetti, a caviar trunk and a picnic trunk. Dresses worn by Hollywood stars on the red carpet will be on display. Call the Beverly Hills or Beverly Center store to make a reservation. Goya Studios, 1541 N. Cahuenga Blvd., Hollywood.

Saysh pop-up

Allyson Felix with Saysh shoes

Track and field star Allyson Felix, originally from Angeleno, has been very busy. She trained and won two Tokyo Games medals this summer to add to her collection which now totals a record 11 in her discipline. Along the way, she had time to design her own sneakers. Last year, she co-founded a lifestyle brand with Wes Felix, her brother and manager, to launch the Saysh One sneaker with the needs (and feet) of women in mind. Until December 15, kicks are available in a lifestyle-focused pop-up platform that will feature workouts and workshops, including appearances by Allyson Felix. Saysh, Platform, 8850 Washington Blvd., Culver City.

Pop-up Marc Jacobs the Color Collection

Front side of Marc Jacobs Color Collection pop-up window

New York designer Marc Jacobs presents the Color Collection, his new capsule of sportswear and accessories in vibrant hues, in a pop-up dedicated to Century City. Until October 31, the store will carry the logo T-shirts, sweatshirts, tennis dresses, sweaters, bags, wallets, sneakers and more, ranging from $ 29 to $ 450. Marc Jacobs the Color Collection, Westfield Century City, Atrium, level 1, Los Angeles.

‘LaToya Ruby Frazier: The Last Cruze’

Woman sitting on a chair

The California African American Museum’s presentation of “LaToya Ruby Frazier: The Last Cruze” continues until March 20. This compilation of 37 photos, a video and an architectural installation from the Chicago-based photographer and visual artist chronicles the catastrophic impact of the 2019 closure of the General Motors auto plant in Lordstown, Ohio – after 52 years – had thousands of workers. Frazier’s work focuses on social justice and working class life. African American Museum of California, 600 State Drive, Los Angeles.

Pop-up Versace Jeans Couture

People wearing Versace Jeans Couture clothes

Fred Segal is hosting an exclusive pop-in with Versace Jeans Couture until October 31, marking the first US activation of the streetwear brand by the Italian luxury brand since its relaunch in 2019. The shop-in-shop includes designer clothing. outdoor clothing and footwear for women and men. , accessories such as belts and caps, as well as a limited edition Fred Segal X Versace Jeans Couture five-piece capsule collection ($ 195- $ 350) in homage to the store’s 60th anniversary. Fred Segal Sunset, 8500 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood.

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