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New York-based label Ruffian is ditching NYFW to show in Los Angeles. Founders Brian Wolk and Claude Morais tell that they were inspired to make the move after a memorable road trip to Cali, which also motivated them to open a West Coast design studio in Hancock Park. The boys on our city's undeniable influence on the fashion world: "[LA is] kind of a perfect storm of irreverence, street style, cinematic allure and unapologetic glamour. Whether it's a demure late-night dinner at the Sunset Tower, Giorgio's Disco Saturday nights at The Standard, or a 'cool' iced coffee at Intelligentsia on Abbot Kinney, the diversity of the LA fashion repertoire and its focus on lifestyle is truly its strength." Ruffian will present their spring 2015 to the City of Angeles in October. [Style; Previously]