L.A. Fashion Weekend Wrap Up: Day 1

L.A. Fashion Weekend kicked off at Sunset Gower Studios Friday night with an opening performance by Christina Milian, who also debuted her line of sunglasses. Fashion lovers gathered around the runway to watch bikini bodies debut lines by a.Che, Kooey and Teeki.

Check out our live coverage:



Attendees mingled, enjoyed bottomless cocktails from the open bar courtesy of Domenico Winery, Six Rivers Brewery, Tequila Mar Azul and Premier Label Water Company. Party goers also ate delicious hors'd'oeuvres from Crustacean.

Pop-up boutiques at the event offered jewelry by Morning Glory, Wishcraft by Joanna Settoo and the Mia Milano Collection. T-shirts were screen printed on the spot by Matt Geiger's FSP Designs.

Check out our red carpet and vendor photos:




a.Che showcased bold colors, animal prints and two piece bikinis as well as one pieces with matching head gear. Find the looks at http://www.acheswimwear.com

Some of our favorite looks from a.Che are featured below:







For our full runway coverage of a.Che, check out our slide show below:


Teeki surprised the audience by having a beautiful young girl grace the runway wearing a bright yellow two piece bikini.


What surprised us about Teeki was the fact that the "bikinis are made with real water bottles." Designer Lindsay Hemric noted that her bikinis are eco-friendly and don't sag when wet. Hemric said it took trial and error to discover that recycled water bottles worked perfectly. She tried bamboo but the fabric was too flexible. Teeki bikinis are available at www.teekilove.com where bottoms and tops both sell for $50 each. A few of our favorite looks are featured below:







Check out our full coverage of Teeki on the runway:



Kooey debuted swim suits made of bright colors, combining orange, whites and plums. The line offered high waist, two piece bikinis as well as sexy one pieces. Follow Kooey on Facebook: 

Notable favories include the following:







Unlike the other lines, Kooey offered two looks for men.





Check out the entire Kooey line in our slide show below:



After the fashion show, we snapped photos of the party people in attendance. Check out our pictures from the tent and at the official after-party at Crustacean. See if your photo is in our slide show:



Photos can also be found on Disarray Magazine's Facebook Fan Page!

Were you at this event? Let us know what you thought in the comments section. 

All photos by Markus Biegel


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Formerly an editor and writer at Citysearch, The Examiner, LA Youth Newspaper and proofreader at The Los Angeles Daily News, Christy Buena decided to start Disarray Magazine because she missed writing what she wanted. From hiring writers, to contacting publicists and making assignments, Christy is responsible for the editorial strategy of Disarray Magazine.
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