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Sequins, Spikes, Prints: Inside Project Ethos's Pumped Up Party

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Looks from Alexander Vinash, Tumbler & Tipsy by Michael Kaluva, and Glaudi by Johana Hernandez

Can you hear that? It's the sound of LA Fashion Week still going down, and last night's amped-up Project Ethos fashion/art/music bash made sure the volume stayed cranked up to the max. Held at the Avalon in Hollywood, the evening's spring-happy theme quickly emerged as eye-popping prints-on-prints, shimmering sequins and uber-bright hues ruled the runway.

Ermelinda Manos kicked off the night's shows, showcasing her crowd-pleasing pretty lace frocks and gowns to the tune of teen singing sensation Lorde. Repping all things retro was Marialia, who sent kiss-blowing models sporting rockabilly-meets-space-age looks down the catwalk. Of course, Tumbler & Tipsy designer (and former pro figure skater) Michael Kaluva returned to the party with his insane and wacky streetwear collection, which capped off with Married to Rock reality TV star Josie Stevens in a Club Kid-esque dress decked out with miniature glittering heels.

Other stylish standouts included NBC Fashion Star contestant Johana Hernandez's GLAUDI eveningwear collection, swimwear label Vitamin A—which debuted their Palm Springs-ready eco-friendly line, CA (complete with models in face paint!), Spanish designer Alexander Vinash (whose Lana del Rey-inspired looks were a clear hit among the audience), dapper menswear line Krammer & Stoudt (whose paint-splattered shoes by LA's Paul Kaufman were very Derelicte) and more. Ending the night on a high note before the encore runway presentation was spunky synth-fueled indie band Yacht, whose frontwoman Claire Evans kept the energy up on full blast.
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