LOS ANGELES − Art Hearts Fashion hosted Los Angeles Swim Week from June 11th-14th. The 4-day event featured runway shows, pop-ups, and experiences to highlight the L.A.Fashion Districts trade shows and event spaces. Providing buyers with an alternative networking experience allowed them to connect with brands on a more visual level and encourage B-T-B activity with this unique hybrid fashion/trade show.
The 4-day event produced by Art Hearts Fashion highlighted the evolution of mixed digital experiences by featuring fashion shows, Instagram-able moments, NFT creation, and visual art to create an immersive digital and in-person experience for an ever-evolving industry.
The event in collaboration with Fashion Tech Works at The New Mart building brought awareness to the bustling LA Fashion District and showed off the capabilities of the venue’s new fashion workspace. “Art Hearts Fashion is thrilled to be launching Los Angeles Swim Week to complement and elevate the LA Fashion Districts businesses and trade events. A.H.F. is proud to bring our state-of-the-art runway shows and one-of-a-kind experiences to June’s L.A. Buyers Market Week. By creating a visual and hands-on experience, we are allowing buyers and industry professionals a much more personalized way to experience new and staple brands,” said AHF’s president Erik Rosete.
“We are honoured to have Art Hearts Fashion create an experience for buyers and industry professionals to connect with and enjoy during the L.A. Fashion District trade show events and further encourage B-T-B activity,” said Tom Keefer, General Manager, The New Mart.
Art Hearts Fashion’s expansion included a series of evening runway shows, pop-ups, and experiences. Designers include Nike Swim, Body Glove, Dr Martens, Carmen Steffans, Mister Triple X, Merlin Castell, Bellaria, Vichi Swim, Sugarpuss, Lybethras, Carmen Sol, Bishme Cromartie, Gyv me Body, Bikini Beach Australia, Alexis Monsanto, Natalia Fender, Bad Sisters, Remnant Bikinis, Kemppi, Custo Barcelona, Keefer Madness, and Cross Colours. This event is the next stage of evolution for Los Angeles Fashion. The event featured swimwear & resort wear from local and international designers. Partners include Kornit Digital, Robocast, JOOR (the fashion industry’s leading digital wholesale platform), Orb360, and Uplive, a platform that allows live video hosts to broadcast to the world, sharing their talents and building connections in real-time with users across the globe. Some of the key products highlighted at the event ranged from Japonesque, Billion Dollar Brows, Everybody Water, Estate Cosmetics, Florapy, Dezo Spiked SuperFruit Water, and Cheeterz Club.
About Art Hearts Fashion
Since 2011, Art Hearts Fashion has dominated the industry and become the fastest growing and largest bi-coastal and global producer of Fashion Week, with events taking place in Los Angeles, New York, Miami, as well as internationally. Art Hearts had the honor of being the grand finale show to take place at the Lincoln Center and was the final show ever of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in New York. Since then they have taken their New York Fashion Week events to new heights and have made enormous strides, connecting Art, Fashion, Philanthropy, and Inclusion, having even been named #1 in Forbes for milestones in the fashion industry & supporting Make-A-Wish along with many amazing charity partners, including Aids Healthcare Foundation, and Project Cancerland. Art Hearts Fashion has also been recognized as the largest and longest-running production of both Los Angeles Fashion Week and Miami Swim Week.
Art Hearts Fashion is the leading platform dedicated to bringing innovative designers and artists to the forefront of fashion week. Our coast-to-coast contemporary events bring both the most renowned designers, and the sharpest up-and-coming emerging designers, to the runway in New York, Los Angeles, Miami, and beyond. Founded in 2010, AHF has become a driving force for fashion, art, and entertainment. The shows have featured designers including Nicole Miller, Carmen Steffens, Hale Bob, Michael Costello, Trina Turk, Orlebar Brown, Patbo, Onia, Betsey Johnson, Furne Amato, Walter Mendez, Vilebrequin, Jovani, Cotton INC, Black Tape Project, Mister Triple X, Camilla, Michael NGO, BFYNE, and countless more.
A go-to for stylists, media, and celebrities, AHF has been attended by celebrities like Britney Spears, Drew Barrymore, Adriana Lima, Adrien Brody, Harry Jowsey, Diante Wilder, Kelly Rutherford, Nick Cannon, CeeLo Green, Curtis Young “50 Cent”, Jason Derulo, Tyson Beckford, Kathy Ireland, Philip Bloch, Steve Madden, Nicky Jam, Linsday Lohan, Floyd Mayweather, Terrell Owens, Ashanti, Austin Mahone and many more. Performances by Nicky Jam, Jojo, Nick Cannon, BIA, and more.
Art Hearts Fashion has been covered by Vogue, WWD, Glamour, Forbes, Refinery29, Daily Front Row, Los Angeles Times, E!, MTV, US Weekly, ET Online, California Apparel News, and countless others. The platform has been featured on the Today Show, CNN, Fox News, Univision, and TV shows including Bling Empire, America’s Next Top Model, Real Housewives, Les Angels, I Supermodel, Fashion TV, Shahs of Sunset, Mob Wives, WAGS, LA Hair, Love and Hip Hop, & countless others. AHF runway moments and milestones have also frequently made People Magazine’s top highlights of Fashion Week.
DESIGNER SOCIAL MEDIA
Alexis Monsanto – @alexismonsanto Bad Sisters – @bad_sisters | Bellaria – @bellaria.online
Bikini Beach Australia – @bikinibeach_aus | Bishme Cromartie – @bishme_cromartie
Body Glove- @bodyglove | Carmen Sol – @carmensolofficial | Carmen Steffens – @carmensteffens
Cross Colours – @crosscoloursla | Custo Barcelona – @custobarcelona | Dr Marten – @drmartensofficial | Gyv me Body – @gyvmebody | Keefer Madness – @keefermadness2022
Kentaro Kameyama – @kentarokameyama | Keppi – @keppi.fitness | Lybethras – @lybethras
Merlin Castell – @merlincastell | Mister Triple X – @mistertriplex | Natalia Fedner – @nataliafedner | Nike Swim – @nike | Sugar Puss – @sugarpussclothing | Vichi Swim – @vichiswim