Your Style, The Life, Driven By Design
LOS ANGELES- On Friday, October 4th, 2013, Driven By Design hosted an ULTRA GLAM design consortium experience at the L.A. Mart in downtown Los Angeles. Lela Christine, the concept creator and event producer, created the extraordinary couture event that was sponsored by Porsche, Diamond Interior LA, Fab Five Lifestyle Magazine and Monster Energy Drink, just to name a few. Over 900 guests attended the Driven by Design event which kicked off this years amazing Los Angeles fashion month of runway shows. SONY music artist Malina Moye opened the show .
Some of the celebrities in attendance were actor Mekhi Phifer (8 Mile, Shaft, ER) film director Christy Oldham (Barracuda), film producer Clinton H. Wallace (Blue Dream), singer Kaya Jones (Pussy Cat Dolls) and actress Cynthia McWilliams (Prison Break, Real Husbands of Hollywood).
The fashion designers taking center stage on the runway were:
Brian “BK” Phillips, a Los Angeles based fashion designer known for his vintage military gear, has his collection in specialty apparel boutiques across the country.
Other designers included: THAI NGUYEN (Tie-Win) who is currently working with Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Adrienne Maloof and Brandi Glanville. Julio Cesar Cruz, the amazing designer from Venezuela whose work was featured in many magazines like Vanidades, Marie Claire, Ocean Drive, and Maxim as well as in advertising campaigns including Honda, Suzuki, Jeep, Nivea, Louis Vuitton and Prada. Dena Burton Collection shares her Spring/Summer 2014 collection as sexy, smart and carefree.
For complete designer bio's, please visit: www.drivenbydesignla.com
Television star Cynthia McWilliams kept the exciting show moving by introducing each designer’s showcase.
ABOUT LELA CHRISTINE (Concept Creator/Event Producer)
Lela Christine is a seasoned online media publisher, journalist, fashion
designer, public relations, marketing and event planning professional with
more than twelve years experience in developing and staging publicity
campaigns and special events. She is the concept creator behind this first
season of DRIVEN BY DESIGN L..A. Her goals are to unite all designers into
one cohesive unit seasonal during L.A. Fashion presentations that occur
during Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter. Lela is recognized for her out of
the box marketing campaigns, event presentations and creative concepts. She
is as well a Alumni of FIDM (The Fashion Institute of Design &
ABOUT LORI A. NEAL (Co-producer/Event Decorator)
Lori A. Neal, Principal of Diamond Interiors LA, was the co-producer
and event decorator who created the signature “Eye Candy” venue layout for the fashion runway, designer lounges and the overall ultimate chic atmosphere where celebrity’s, buyers and corporate executives came together to socialize and experience the Fall couture.
Interior Designers who worked with the Driven By Design team to set the ambiance of the event included:
***Look for the next DRIVEN BY DESIGN event in March 2014!***
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