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Why Fashion Folks Are Flocking to DTLA's Ace Hotel

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As expected, it didn't take long for DTLA's Ace Hotel to follow in the footsteps of its sisters in NYC and Palm Springs. After hosting Acne's star-studded after-party in December, the boutique hotel played host to two more stylish soirees last night, swiftly claiming the crown as the go-to HQ for LA's fashion scene.

Up on the seventh floor, rising menswear designer Brett Johnson offered a sneak peek of his fall/winter 2014 collection, showcasing luscious leather jackets, luxe knits and killer kicks at the Ace's ritzy "Jesus Saves" terrace suite. The East Coast-based designer tells us the cool kid hot spot was the perfect backdrop for showcasing his latest line, adding that the hotel's stylish, jet-setting guests are the exact clientele he aims to dress.

Meanwhile, Pret-A-Reporter invaded the hotel's entire second floor, where LA's buzziest blogstars (including a host of Style Scroll regulars), industry insiders and celebs selfied, schmoozed and boozed during the fashion pub's massive pre-Oscars bash. Now who's ready for next month's LA Fashion Week? Clearly, the Ace.
· Ace Hotel [Official Site]
· Brett Johnson [Official Site]
· What Monday's Ace Hotel Opening Means for LA Fashion [Racked]