Meanwhile, in Los Angeles last night. . .

A well-dressed crowd came to the Getty Residence to help us launch our new book London Uprising
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From left: London Uprising co-author Tania Fares, Phaidon CEO Keith Fox and Hala Achkar
From left: London Uprising co-author Tania Fares, Phaidon CEO Keith Fox and Hala Achkar

Our new book London Uprising Fifty Fashion Designers One City focuses on how the British capital’s creatives remade modern contemporary clothing design over the past decade and a half.

 

Rowan Blanchard and Gia Coppola celebrate the launch of London Uprising Fifty Fashion Designers One City on April 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Tania Fares)
Rowan Blanchard and Gia Coppola celebrate the launch of London Uprising Fifty Fashion Designers One City on April 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Tania Fares)

However, the crowd at our Los Angeles launch party last night certainly proved that, stylistically, LA can more than keep up with the Big Smoke.

 

 Ava Hawk McDean celebrates the launch of London Uprising Fifty Fashion Designers One City on April 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Tania Fares)
Ava Hawk McDean celebrates the launch of London Uprising Fifty Fashion Designers One City on April 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Tania Fares)

The book’s co-author and Vogue contributor Tania Fares joined the designer Rosetta Getty to host the event at the Getty Residence in Los Angeles.

 

Donna Chu; Rebecca de Ravenel; Irena Medavoy and Courtney Treut celebrate the launch of London Uprising Fifty Fashion Designers One City on April 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Tania Fares)
Donna Chu; Rebecca de Ravenel; Irena Medavoy and Courtney Treut celebrate the launch of London Uprising Fifty Fashion Designers One City on April 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Tania Fares)

Tania and Rosetta were joined by the florist and perfumer Eric Buterbaugh, the film director Gia Coppola, the designer Jacqui Getty, the philanthropist Irena Medavoy, the designer Jennifer Meyer, the interior designer Brigette Romanek and the creative director Kelly Sawyer.

 

Toni Garrn; Jennifer Stallone and Irena Medavoy celebrate the launch of London Uprising Fifty Fashion Designers One City on April 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Tania Fares)
Toni Garrn; Jennifer Stallone and Irena Medavoy celebrate the launch of London Uprising Fifty Fashion Designers One City on April 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Tania Fares)

Other guests on the night included the peerless Peruvian photographer Mario Testino, designers Justin Kern and Stephanie Danan, the writer Rose Apodaca, the creative director Ted Lovett, and the actor designer and screenwriter Katie Nehra.

 

It's not every day you get photobombed by a polar bear. From left: Phaidon CEO Keith Fox, Juicy Couture founder  Gela Nash-Taylor and Duran Duran bassist John Taylor
It's not every day you get photobombed by a polar bear. From left: Phaidon CEO Keith Fox, Juicy Couture founder Gela Nash-Taylor and Duran Duran bassist John Taylor

The entrepreneur Hala Achkar, the photographer and creative director Amanda Scheer Demme, the actor and musician Balthazar Getty, the model and muse Ava Hawk McDean, and the actress Rowan Blanchard also attended, as did Phaidon’s CEO Keith Fox.

 

Kelly Sawyer and Katie Nehra celebrate the launch of London Uprising Fifty Fashion Designers One City on April 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Tania Fares)
Kelly Sawyer and Katie Nehra celebrate the launch of London Uprising Fifty Fashion Designers One City on April 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Tania Fares)

Head to our Instagram PhaidonSnaps to see more pictures over the coming days, and for more on the book that they all came to celebrate, order a copy of London Uprising Fifty Fashion Designers One City here.

Rowan Blanchard and Gia Coppola celebrate the launch of London Uprising Fifty Fashion Designers One City on April 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Tania Fares)
Rowan Blanchard and Gia Coppola celebrate the launch of London Uprising Fifty Fashion Designers One City on April 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Tania Fares)

 

Amanda Scheer Demme attends celebrates the launch of London Uprising Fifty Fashion Designers One City on April 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Tania Fares)
Amanda Scheer Demme attends celebrates the launch of London Uprising Fifty Fashion Designers One City on April 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Tania Fares)

 

Rachel Roy celebrates the launch of London Uprising Fifty Fashion Designers One City on April 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Tania Fares)
Rachel Roy celebrates the launch of London Uprising Fifty Fashion Designers One City on April 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Tania Fares)

 

Natalie celebrates the launch of London Uprising Fifty Fashion Designers One City on April 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Tania Fares)
Natalie celebrates the launch of London Uprising Fifty Fashion Designers One City on April 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Tania Fares)

 

Rose Apodaca attends celebrates the launch of London Uprising Fifty Fashion Designers One City on April 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Tania Fares)
Rose Apodaca attends celebrates the launch of London Uprising Fifty Fashion Designers One City on April 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Tania Fares)

 

Justin Kern and Stephanie Danan celebrate the launch of London Uprising Fifty Fashion Designers One City on April 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Tania Fares)
Justin Kern and Stephanie Danan celebrate the launch of London Uprising Fifty Fashion Designers One City on April 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Tania Fares)

 

 Mario Testino and Balthazar Getty celebrate the launch of London Uprising Fifty Fashion Designers One City on April 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Tania Fares)
Mario Testino and Balthazar Getty celebrate the launch of London Uprising Fifty Fashion Designers One City on April 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Tania Fares)

 

Laura Lure and Ted Lovett celebrate the launch of London Uprising Fifty Fashion Designers One City on April 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Tania Fares)
Laura Lure and Ted Lovett celebrate the launch of London Uprising Fifty Fashion Designers One City on April 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Tania Fares)

 

Tania Fares and Mario Testino celebrate the launch of London Uprising: Fifty Fashion Designers One City on April 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Tania Fares)
Tania Fares and Mario Testino celebrate the launch of London Uprising: Fifty Fashion Designers One City on April 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Tania Fares)

 

Irena Medavoy and Tania Fares celebrate the launch of London Uprising Fifty Fashion Designers One City on April 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Tania Fares)
Irena Medavoy and Tania Fares celebrate the launch of London Uprising Fifty Fashion Designers One City on April 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Tania Fares)

 

Gia Coppola; Rossetta Getty; Tania Fares, Jacqui Getty, Jennifer Meyer and Eric Buterbaugh celebrate the launch of London Uprising Fifty Fashion Designers One City on April 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Tania Fares)
Gia Coppola; Rossetta Getty; Tania Fares, Jacqui Getty, Jennifer Meyer and Eric Buterbaugh celebrate the launch of London Uprising Fifty Fashion Designers One City on April 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Tania Fares)

 

Tania Fares and Keith Fox celebrate the launch of London Uprising Fifty Fashion Designers One City on April 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Tania Fares)
Tania Fares and Keith Fox celebrate the launch of London Uprising Fifty Fashion Designers One City on April 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Tania Fares)
 


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