Vegan Fashion Week Returns to Los Angeles in October


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An Experience Designed to Empower Conscious Creatives and Solidify Los Angeles as The Ethical Fashion Destination


Vegan Fashion Week (VFW) returns to Los Angeles on October 8-9 for its third edition to present a curated lineup of international designers. This seasons theme, Expansion, explores the challenges our planet is facing through the lenses of fashion.

Revitalizing the historic heart of downtown Los Angeles to celebrate the citys creative essence, VFW is transforming the citys skyline into a backdrop for its fall fashion shows perched in the penthouse of the USC Tower, a 138 m skyscraper in the South Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, sister neighborhood of the Fashion District.

As the industry becomes increasingly more aware of fashion's intersection with social justice and environmental issues, VFW continues to further this dialogue by supporting designers that address matters from gender identity, to ethics and sustainability. In celebration of their diverse cultures and lifestyles, this years designers surpass industry standards of presenting impressive runway collections by offering solutions to pertinent issues plaguing the industry, like fashions carbon footprint, while simultaneously prioritizing the preservation of the environment and its animal inhabitants.

This seasons program includes four fashion shows with designers hailing from various countries and nationalities, including South Koreas Vegan Tiger, France's Julien Esteves Berthier, and for the first time Argentina will be represented by Buenos Aires-based Romina Cardillo and her brand Nous Etudions (Antispeciesist Brand, LVMH Prize Shortlists 2020). LA's very own Fan All Flames will present their new collection and local artist Parker Day will bring her photography to life on the runway to launch her first fashion brand, Pure Void.

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