The California Market Center is located in the nucleus of downtown L.A.’s fashion district. This mart is a one stop destination for those either exhibiting or looking to stock inventory for their closets or for their stores. Merchandise showrooms include: Accessories, Fashion (for men and women), Gift & Home, Intimate Apparel, and Kids. “Style” professionals in all these areas patronize the market as proof of their affiliation with the industry, because this is where the freshest styles are introduced before being adopted by retail stores more accessible to the average shopper.The California Market Center is also open to the public and not exclusive to those in the trade.
For more information, visit www.californiamarketcenter.com. Destination shoppers can go to the market’s website to see listings of all the categories available for interest. This user friendly site offers background notes on the history of the mart, a directory search, attendee/buyer registration notes, exhibitor/tenant profiles, facility rentals, press credentials, and FAQs. Aside from hosting shows for Los Angeles Fashion Week for up & coming and established designers, the market also serves as a convention center for other related seasonal calendar events. Be “in the know” just by clicking on their homepage where you can instantly find upcoming market dates to add to your agenda. Bookmark this link to your favorites if you consider yourself a real fashionista.
Reviewer: Glenda Ronduen, FIDM Library Staff Member