CMC Set for Exciting LA Fashion Market June 2013


The California Market Center (CMC) will be presenting thousands of Fall II / Holiday 2013 collections to buyers, Monday-Thursday, June 10 – 13, 2013, during Los Angeles Fashion Market, also open on Sunday, June 9 for Preview.  Resources will be featured throughout hundreds of the CMC’s showrooms, in addition to special exhibit areas SELECT Contemporary Tradeshow, TRANSIT Footwear & Accessories Show, Gift & Home Showcase and Design Center. To complete the Market experience, buyers and industry guests are invited to attend various special events, including an Opening Night Reception and a variety of hospitality perks throughout each day.

The CMC is unveiling an array of new resources this Market. New showrooms and companies include Big Buddha Handbags Corporate Showroom, Agenda Show,  Gabriel Brothers Buying Office, Anna Kalina Showroom, London Carter Showroom, AK Showroom, Sandiza, Runway Story, V & F Green, Fashion on the Run, Beauty RX LLC, Scobe Clothing, Timing Fashion, Trinity, Moon Collection, S.Y.L.K. Collections, and Uth Inc, among others. New fashion lines that can now be found within the CMC are Alice + Olivia Sleepwear, Kensie Sleepwear, HART Denim, Goldleaf, Louie Et Lucie, Makers at True Original, Lavand, Ankorel, Evette & K, JoyPeace, Love Tree, LegzSkin, Passoni, Jose Roca, Blacklisted Couture, House of Holland, Sassy Bay, Monikam, Susan Lilly, Insight, Neo Noble, One Denim, Cartise, Figueroa & Flower, Lily Splendor, Marlow, Zaria, Picadilly Fashions, Sienna Rose, Klaveli, and Madison Hill, plus many more.

Furthermore, new gift, home décor, textile and kids companies debuting this Market include Sandiza, Henredon, Maitland Smith, La Barge, Raj Lotus, Freudenberg Nonwovens, Miroglio, Magnificent Baby, Liv and Lily, Neve/Hawk, Old Shoes, Stella Blu, Zara Terez, Foxy Diva Diaper Bags, Transmission, Ferrecci, Arsene, Link & Abbey, LRG, Egg by Susan Lazar, Bardot Junior, Threadless, Carolina Kids, Cuipo Kids, Baby Buns, Pocket Frenz and Quiltex, plus others.

New tenant Shellice Beharie, owner of London Carter Showroom, Suite C582, expressed excitement of her showroom’s new location, saying “I chose to take space at the CMC because of its reputation, location and simply because there was no other choice in my mind as to where  I needed and wanted to be. I am really looking forward to building new relationships with buyers and expanding my brand as a business owner and designer. Seeing that the California Market Center hosts five fashion Markets a year, London Carter Showroom will benefit for being in this location due to its prestige, reputation, demographic and the numerous amount of buyers that come to Market each year.”

As a part of LA Fashion Market, SELECT Contemporary Tradeshow will be taking place in the Fashion Theater, Main Lobby on Monday-Wednesday, June 10 – 12.  This edition of SELECT, new exhibitors include bella tu, dafne, de Chemin Jeans, Kybele Sterling, Leah Alexandra, Marchez Vous, ivylee, Camino Brands, TLC&you, Vyda Victoria, Viva Bags and Babel Fair Showroom, representing d.RA. Furthermore, Inge Christopher will be debuting their jewelry line on the West Coast for the first time at SELECT. Noteworthy returning contemporary brands that will be found at the show include Magaschoni, Deepa Gurnani, Azaara, gorjana, Inge Christopher Handbags, Whiting & Davis Bags, Beagle House NY, Boutique 9, Enzo Angiolini, Krysia Renau, Saint Vintage, Sophie Monet, Streets Ahead, Theia Jewelry, Voom by Joy Han, Vava by Joy Han, James and Joy, Gillian Julius, Marcia Moran, Minnie Rose, Adina Reyter, G-Lish, and Lines of Denmark, representing Ilse Jacobsen Hornbaek, Aspiga, Dico Copenhagen and Beyond Skin, plus others.

The CMC is also proud to present LA Fashion Market buyers with its longstanding TRANSIT Footwear & Accessories Show.  Located in the CMC’s 13th floor Penthouse, TRANSIT offers fashion buyers a compelling mix of renowned brands in several categories, including Bass Footwear, Carlos by Carlos Santana, Crocs, Chelsea Crew, Shoes of Spain, Yellow Box, Jeffrey Campbell, Report, Seychelles, Donald J. Pliner, Steve Madden, Penny Loves Kenny, Wanted, Kensie and XOXO, to name a few.  Additionally, the Show is continuing to grow its Accessories portion and will feature Belcho USA Designer Jewelry, Viva Bags, Magnifique Bags, Eva’s Belts, Schoneme, and many more.

Complementing the thousands of fashion, accessories, lifestyle, and kids lines throughout the CMC, buyers will discover endless of additional creative merchandising opportunities from the CMC Gift & Home Showrooms on floors 13C, 12B & C, and 9C, Monday – Thursday, June 10 – 13, 2013.  Gift & Home resources include Bridgeport Gallery, Bethany Lowe Designs, Tainoki Fine Furniture, Artistique 5 Design, Dale Domnick ZIZI Showroom, World Buyers, Packaging Services Corp, California Marketing Associates (CMA), Vickerman Trees and Lighting, Joy To The World Collectibles, Melrose International, Rosalie & Friends, Inc, Aspen Bay Candles, Creative Co-Op, Fiesta Toy, Franz Jewelry, TAG, Tyler Candles, Shindo Ribbon, Moksha Imports, Workman Publishing, 2 Lumps of Sugar and hundreds more.

Monday evening, buyers and industry guests are invited to the LA Fashion Market Opening Night Reception from 5:00pm – 7:00pm in the CMC Main Lobby. The reception will feature a pop-up ice cream bicycle-churning station from Peddler’s Creamery, an open-air photo station, compliments of Splendid Studio Booth, an organic wine tasting bar, courtesy of Frey Vineyards, live music from Elan Artists’ band Ground Control, and appetizers from Amante Restaurant.

Additionally, buyers and attendees can expect numerous perks and giveaways, including Snack and Sip stations on the SELECT and TRANSIT floors, offering Luna Bars, Pretzel Crisps, Honest Tea, Dry Soda and Vita Coco Coconut Water.

The Fall II / Holiday 2013 Los Angeles Fashion Market will take place Monday-Thursday, June 10 – 13, 2013 at the California Market Center. Market hours are 9:00am- 6:00pm daily, with Sunday open for Preview. The next LA Fashion Market, which will be featuring Holiday / Resort 2013, is scheduled to take place Monday – Thursday, August 5 – 8, 2013.


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