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Four LA Fashion Week Shows and Events Worth Catching

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Now that Tom Ford has cleared the runway, LA Fashion Week can officially begin. The fall/winter 2015 shows mark the second season of a united LAFW calendar, which pulls together previously independent productions like LA Fashion Council's presentations and beat-blasting party Project Ethos. Below, we've rounded up the best shows to catch during the City of Angels' fashion month, from Project Runway grad Mila Hermanovski at DTLA's Maker City to Le Frenchlab's pop-up shop and party at The Well and more.

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Who: Jen Awad at Concept LA. RSVP required; email info@conceptshows.com
When: Saturday, March 7th; 5pm
Where: Beachwood Studios, 1112 North Beachwood Dr., Hollywood
Why: We're looking forward to seeing the designer's retro approach to winterwear.

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Who: Mila Hermanovski at Los Angeles Fashion Council collections. Open to media, bloggers, buyers, and stylists; register here
When: Tuesday, March 10th, 4pm
Where: Maker City LA,1933 S. Broadway, DTLA
Why: Given that the Project Runway alumn's edgy-minimalist designs won over Tim Gunn, her fall/winter 2015 will be sure to please.

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What: Project Ethos and Art Hearts Fashion runway show and party; buy tickets ($20 to $100) online here.
When: Tuesday, March 10th, 7:30pm to 2am
Where: Taglyan Cultural Complex, 1201 Vine St., Hollywood
Why: In addition to showcasing talents both established and up-and-coming, the beat-fueled fashion/music/art soiree promises live performances and plenty of booze to keep the party at full volume.

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What: FRE(n)SH pop-up shop and party. RSVP required; email rsvp@lefrenchlab.fr
When: Friday, March 13th, 8pm to midnight (pop-up runs from March 9th to March 13th)
Where: The Well, 1006 S Olive St., DTLA 
Why: Le Frenchlab’s first LA showcase impressed with its stellar roster of international talents; its partnership with cool-kid boutique The Well is expected to reveal the next class of emerging cult-fave designers.