Los Angeles Fashion Weekend at Sunset Gower Studios October 21st – 23rd 2011


The Gallery LA’s CEO and star of Showtime’s The Real L Word, Mikey Koffman, brings L.A. Fashion Weekend at Sunset Gower Studios back to its home of Hollywood, California this October. Koffman is no stranger to the fashion scene, as the mastermind behind L.A. Fashion Weekend at Sunset Gower Studios, her extensive experience will guarantee another successful fashion extravaganza this year. The coveted three-day event grants the city’s most elite fashion insiders including celebrity stylists, buyers, media editors, and A-list celebrities access to view the newest collections for Spring/Summer 2012.



L.A Fashion Weekend at Sunset Gower Studios kicks off with an exclusive bash on Thursday, October 20th at 8:00PM, proudly brought to you by WWD MAGIC and Continental Business Credit. The Spring 2012 shows will commence on Friday, October 21st with doors opening promptly at 6:00PM. The first runway show is brought to you by title sponsor, ScreenSHOPTM, who will be unveiling its one-of-a-kind application which combines fashion, fans, and functionality to deliver a personalized social experience. Anthony Franco’s highly anticipated show will commence at 8:00PM sharp. Hor d’oeuvres and beverages courtesy of Tru Nightclub will be served and guests will also enjoy an exclusive lounge and designer suite presenting collections such as Skinny by Jessica Elliot. L.A. Fashion Weekend at Sunset Gower Studios will start on Friday and run throughout the weekend, culminating on Sunday evening. Sunday’s show, sponsored by Public Counsel Law Firm, will feature Betsey Johnson, Karen Capili and Dina Barel. Immediately following the final show of each night, pass holders are invited to an exclusive after-party at Hollywood’s newest hot spot, Tru Nightclub.


The industry’s hottest collections will be showcased this year at L.A Fashion Weekend at Sunset Gower Studios. The lineup includes Betsey Johnson and Kelly Nishimoto, a favorite of Tori Spelling, Demi Moore and Kim Kardashian. Other must-see runway shows include Karen Capili Couture, Cristina Nitopi’s and XCVI. Eco-friendly collections such as Age of Aquarius Apparel and C for You Apparel, as well as swimwear by Betsey Johnson, Beach Rays and Nicole Lee USA will also hit the runway. Emerging designers Nathanelle Couture, Lawren Michele, and Tumbler and Tipsy will have the opportunity to show “inside the tent” as they debut their collections this October. The weekend will also feature performances by Bullet & Snowfox and SuperStar Shyra. Please find the complete schedule below:


  • Friday, October 21st - Doors at 6 PM/Show at 8 PM

Screenshop Presents Anthony Franco

  • Saturday, October 22nd - Doors at 12 PM /Show at 2 PM

Emerging Designers show: Nathanelle, Lawren Michelle, Age of Aquarius, C for You, Tumbler & Tipsy

  • Saturday October 22nd - Doors at 6 PM/Show at 8 PM

Kelly Nishimoto, Karen Capilli, XCVI, Christina Nitopi 

  • Sunday, October 23rd - Doors at 12/Show at 2 PM

Public Counsel Fundraiser:  Karen Capili, Kelly Nishimoto, Dina Barel, Betsey Johnson

  • Sunday, October 23rd - Doors at 6 PM/ Show at 8 PM

Night Swim show: Culture Swimwear, Nicole Lee Accessories, Beach Rays, Betsey Johnson


  • Design Suite Clients:  Jessica Elliot, Calleen Cordero, Toe Jams


This year’s event sponsors include Sunset Gower Studios, official print media sponsor – Foam Magazine, hair by Le Posh Salon, and makeup by Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics.  Libations will be provided by Neuro enhancement beverages, with additional sponsors including Nobleza Tequila and Moreno BHLV.  L.A. Fashion Weekend at Sunset Gower Studios is also proud to collaborate with prominent, non-profit organization, The Public Counsel Law Firm.

For more information on L.A. Fashion Weekend at Sunset Gower Studios, please visit www.losangelesfw.com, or email all inquiries to [email protected].



About The Gallery LA and CEO, Mikey Koffman

The Gallery Los Angeles, a full service event production and marketing company, came to inception in 2005 by native Angeleno and entertainment insider, Mikey Koffman. After producing fashion shows in Los Angeles, New York, and Paris, Koffman assisted in the establishment of the official Los Angeles Fashion Week, Mercedes Benz Fashion Week at Smashbox Studios. Following Mercedes Benz Fashion Week’s final season, Koffman launched Los Angeles Fashion Weekend and moved the location to Sunset Gower Studios in Hollywood. Koffman is also known for her previous role on Showtime’s The Real L Word.

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