See what’s making fashion headlines this week…
Raf Simons Out at Dior, Alber Elbaz Out at Lanvin
Making headlines around the world is the departure of Raf Simons at Christian Dior and Alber Elbaz at Lanvin. Simons who help to revive the French house when he signed on as creative director in 2012, announced his ouster from the label earlier this week. Simons split from the storied French label was on good terms as he continues to work on his own eponymous label Raf Simons. No word in on who will be his replacement. Just when the fashion world was was adjusting to the news of Simons departure from Dior, another storied French house, Lanvin, announced it will severe ties with designer Alber Elbaz who served as creative director. The designer, who joined Lanvin back in 2001 has left the label citing the company’s majority shareholder for the decision. No word yet on who will take the seat at Lanvin.
Citadel Outlets Announces Tree Lighting Concert Line up
Citadel Outlets has announced the line up of performers scheduled to make an appearance at the 14th Annual Tree Lighting Concert. The concert which takes place on Saturday, November 7th, will be hosted by Celebrity guest Mark Lopez. Performers scheduled to take the stage are; Hollywood Records Artist Sabrina Carpenter, Laura Marano of hit Disney Channel television series ‘Austin & Ally,’ and teen pop sensation Madison Beer. The concert will wrap up with a center wide countdown to the lighting of the World’s Tallest Live-Cut Tree. The event is free and open to the public. Citadel Outlets 100 Citadel Drive, Suite 480 Los Angeles, CA 90040.
Hanro of Switzerland Fall 2015 Sample Sale
Hanro of Switzerland will be holding its semi-annual Fall Sample Sale on Tuesday November 17th and Wednesday, November18th in New York City. On sale are men and women’s loungewear, sleepwear and under garments. Expect to see up to 75% off merchandise. Credit cards and cash are accepted. Hanro of Switzerland Fall 2015 Sample Sale 358 Fifth Avenue, 6th Floor New York, NY; Nov 17th 8AM -6PM, Nov 18th 8AM -5PM
California Market Center Events
California Market Center is gearing up for a number of events this week and next month. Starting October 30th through December 18th, CMC will host Showroom Sample Sales each Friday from 9AM to 3PM. On Thursday, November 5th CMC will host a Small Business Expo which is open to the public free of charge. Entrepreneurs and other attendees are welcomed. Please note to attend this event you must register, you can register here. California Market Center 110 East 9t St Los Angeles, CA 90079