Michael Costello has dressed everyone from Beyoncé to Lady Gaga. A red carpet staple, Costello has long kept a studio in the Fashion District. The retail boutique will open at 901 S Main St. later this summer and feature bridal and evening gowns, as well as a curated selection of dresses under $500. California Apparel News featured Costello and his growing business, here.
Avenue des Arts Opened at 8th & Los Angeles
Avenue des Arts celebrated its grand opening at 807 S Los Angeles St. The art gallery, founded by former tennis pro Dimitri Lorin, represents some of the world's leading urban and contemporary artists. As part of its grand opening, gallery artists created 6 murals around the building which can be viewed at Werdin Place and 8th Street. The current exhibition displays work from Hopare, Pez, Matt Gondek, Pixel Pancho, Monkey Bird, Seen, Kan, Nico Giquel, Elphege, Kriki and Victor Castillo.
Street Art Fair Pops-Up on Wall Street
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Over the weekend, Jeff Hamilton Studio (of Jeff Hamilton Jackets and Guess? Jeans fame) hosted Street Art Fair Pop-Up. The street art trade show featured established and emerging street artists from around the world, including a booth by Fashion District-based Fathom Gallery. The studio is planning to regularly host art events throughout the year.
Wholesale businesses are expectedto close in observance of the 4th of July holiday. Retail businesses are expected to open on both Monday, July 3rd and Tuesday, July 4th. Please note, all businesses in the LA Fashion District are independently owned and operated.
LA Business Journal is now reporting the property at 700 Main St. is for sale and includes two adjoining buildings with 138 square feet on a 1.75-acre lot. Dearden's is expected to close by the end of the summer. Click herefor details.
The Wall Farmer's Market
Enjoy food, flowers, and fresh produce at The Wall Farmer's Market every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The farmer's market sets up in front of the flower markets on Wall Street between 7th and 8th Streets.
Los Angeles Street Streetscape Project
Pardon our dust! We're working to make Los Angeles Street more pedestrian friendly.