Art Hearts Fashion Brings Ready-To-Wear
Collections Center Stage at Second Day of Fashion Week
Art Hearts Fashion’s second day of renowned fashion shows brought edge, bold prints, and playful silhouettes to Los Angeles at The Taglyan Complex. Sponsored by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Tuesday’s shows featured men and womenswear with a 6 designer showcase including: RESPONSIVE TEXTILES, Yhta’k Designs, Rene Tyler, Koco Blaq, Joshua Christensen, and Mister Triple X. Celebrities came out in style to support the designers and walk the red carpet including: Janice Dickenson, Colleen Shannon, Amber Smith, Angelica Bridges, Amanda Joy, Efren Ramirez, and countless more. Supermodel Janice Dickenson made an epic return to the runway closing out the evening in Mister Triple X. Celebrity models Alex Minsky and Jimmy Q also walked the runway for Art Hearts Fashion founder Erik Rosete for Mister Triple X.
RESPONSIVE TEXTILES opened the showcase with their AW16 collection that explores the world of Fritz Lang’s silent film Metropolis (1927). With the stark drama that is characteristic of German Expressionism, this collection pays homage to the cinematic masterpiece.
Next to the runway, Katherine Walker of Yhta’k Designs showcased a timeless collection in memory of the late King of Pop, Michael Jackson. The edgy pieces combined lace, leather, and satin silhouettes.
Rene Tyler launched their new eveningwear collection “Premiere”. Rene’ Tyler is a sophisticated brand that gives plus-size women glamorous, red carpet designs in sizes 14 and above. The “Premiere” collection offers women with curves an upscale, high fashion alternative.
Koco Blaq, presented the brand’s latest collection for Fall ’16 titled “Paradise Moana Collection”. The collection made a splash presenting a new tropical twist on its signature island-inspired line.
Antonella Commatteo debuted an animalistic collection for men and women featuring an array of diverse fabrics and textures. The bold looks were accentuated by pops of color and unexpected lines.
Joshua Christensen hit the runway with his FW16 collection titled, “Sugarcoated” – A menswear concept collection using lighthearted pastels and playful designs.
Mister Triple X closed out day 2 of Art Hearts Fashion with “X ColleXion” featuring the brands signature metallic and bold prints. The collection features Adam and Eve printed jackets, camo pants, and the signature feminine silhouettes that set Mister Triple X apart as one of the names to be reckoned with in the fashion industry. Supermodel Janice Dickinson closed the show returning to the runway as only the first supermodel could.
FHI Brands returned as Official Hair Sponsor of Art Hearts Fashion, working behind the scenes to create the diverse and innovative looks seen on the runway. Cadillac Concierge joins Art Hearts Fashion this season as Official Car Sponsor. A special thanks to AIDS Healthcare Foundation, April Love Pro Makeup Academy, SoyJoy, Monster Energy, FHI Brands, Lunabar, Whole Foods Market, Nescafe, Hint Water, Cadillac Concierge, Fotopod, Mosaic floral.event.design, Portraits of Hope, Make a Wish, The Daily Front Row, Illy Issimo, Skinny Pop, Santa Monica Healing, Skintech Studios, Jessie Liu, Exhale Spa, For the Stars Showroom, Creativ PR Showroom and VH1 Save the Music Foundation.
Photo Credit: Arun Nevader
Chandia Brennen is a Certified Image Consultant and CEO of ItsGood2bME Fashion Consulting and Image Management based in Los Angeles CA, Chandia has been in the Fashion industry for over four years. She has worked for dozens of publications and holds the title of Senior Fashion Editor in both LA and NY. Chandia is a fashion scout for a Design Agency in NY and Brand Ambassador for HairEverywhere Luxury.