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LA FASHION DISTRICT, THE HUB OF LOS ANGELES FASHION INDUSTRY

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The Los Angeles fashion district is a design, distribution and warehouse arm of the accessories, clothing and fabric industry in Los Angeles. The district is made of about 90 blocks and is the main hub of clothing industry in the western coast of the United States of America. You find thousands of apparel vendors and brands lined in the street of the fashion hub stocked with the latest fashion material in the world.

During the months of March and October, the district is recognized for its Los Angeles fashion week which pulls crowd from all over the world including fashion enthusiasts, designers, celebrities, magazines, media and VIPs who come around to get a taste of the best and latest fashion in the world.

The designer showrooms and wholesale businesses are not generally open to the public every time. However, the district is open to the public. Most businesses are trades-only and open on the last Friday of the month for special sales. The fashion hub started in the 20th century after Jewish entrepreneurs moved their base from New York city. It became a hub for the sale of women’s wear and sportswear and continued to grow to become one of the biggest fashion hubs in the world today.

A popular shopping path in the district is Santee Alley. This place is known for its buzzing crowd and festive atmosphere. It is also known for its illegal trade of live animals.

80 percent of the fashion hub is made up of wholesale businesses.  The world today looks up to Los Angeles fashion district for the cutting edge styles which influences the way the world dresses.

The fashion hub is home to the largest selection of textile in USA. There are about 200 retail and wholesale textile store selling fabric and beading, craft and home decor. From exotic to contemporary silk, they can be found in this ever buzzing hub.

The district is also home to the Los Angeles flower district. This is found on the 7th and 8th Street. Almost every kind of cut flower can be found here including potted plants, silk and dried flowers and supplies. This is the largest flower market in the United States of America and it is the premier resource for the floricultural industry. The fashion district plays a huge role in the economy of Los Angeles and it’s festivals brings in some of the most wealthy and influential personalities from around the world.

The Los Angeles fashion district is arguably the biggest in USA. You find most of the biggest brands there and it plays a huge role in the fashion and apparel industry. Photographers from around the world come there to take some of the best photos depicting memories during the festive seasons.

As a photographer, you can easily find a model who wants to share their experiences in pictures and videos and the beautiful part of it is that it’s free. So enjoy!

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