L.A Fashion Week News: Your Style, The Life, Driven By Design October 4th

L.A Fashion Week News: Your Style, The Life, Driven By Design October 4th

L.A Fashion Week News: Your Style, The Life, Driven By Design October 4th

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.

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.


The count down starts now, “Driven By Design” will set a new tone for a new addition to the L.A fashion week atmosphere.  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.

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 http://brambilasalon.com.


Our star style fashion designers taking center stage on the runway is the Dina Bar-El collection. For over three decades, Dina has catered to women with a discerning taste for quality and an eye for fashion. Dina has skillfully worked in leather, knits and sportswear and quickly grew her talents into a multimillion dollar enterprise. Dina’s shift in focus was validated in 2003 when Kate Hudson famously wore a yellow DINA BAR-EL gown in “How To Lose a Guy in 10 Days,” which catapulted her to a new level of success. Link into her world at http://www.dinabarel.com.


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 http://www.thainguyencollections.com

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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 http://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 http://www.denaburton.com/.

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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 ( http://karlitadesigns.com/), Sara Horn ( http://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.

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Driven By Design day in review: https://app.box.com/s/hx57hwatxv6zpnlrf3ak

Our official partners are: L.A. Mart (http://lamart.com/market-tuesdays/) unveiling Maker City/Magic Box, BOSE (http://www.bose.com/),  Diamond Interior L.A. (http://www.diamondinteriorsla.com), Monster Energy Drink (http://www.monsterenergy.com/), Fab Five Lifestyle Magazine (https://fabfivelifestyle.com/), Perrier (http://www.perrier.com/en/thecollection.html), Ice Cream Sundae Divas (http://sundaedivas.com/), The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf ( http://www.coffeebean.com/), Jalisco Mobile Taco Grill (http://www.jaliscosmobiletacogrill.com/index.html), Saffron Spot ( http://www.saffronspot.com/), and numerous beauty and designer brands sure to excite the event attendees.

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Driven By Design Contacts:

Fashion Design & Corporate Brand Inquires; connect with Lela Christine at StyleEditor@fabfivelifestyle.com




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