Fashion in LATania Fares and Krista Smith

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The first book to document Los Angeles's remarkable explosion onto the global fashion scene

New York, London, Milan, Paris ... and now, Los Angeles. Thanks to its unique blend of cultural influences and artistic industry, the City of Angels has earned its place alongside these traditional creative capitals and Fashion in LA goes beyond the red carpet to profile more than 40 designers instrumental to its success. It's a who's-who of talent, a true insider's guide to the men and women who have put twenty-first century Los Angeles on the world’s fashion map.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Size: 290 × 250 mm (11 3/8 × 9 7/8 in)
  • Pages: 280 pp
  • Illustrations: 300 illustrations
  • ISBN: 9780714879246

Tania Fares is the founder of Fashion Trust, a non-profit initiative that is dedicated to finding, funding and mentoring young designers. She launched Fashion Trust in the UK in 2011 and in Los Angeles and New York in 2017. She is a Vogue contributing editor and the co-editor of London Uprising: Fifty Fashion Designers, One City (Phaidon).

"This gorgeous coffee-table book... Tracks L.A.'s ascension through the talents who put it on the map."—EnRoute

"The book makes a compelling argument for the City of Angels as the newest fashion epicenter."—Modern Luxury Angeleno

"Steeped in California cool."—Vanity Fair

"Beyond red carpets and boardwalks, Los Angeles has exploded as a capital on the global map."—Vanity Fair

"Cali-girl your style. Phaidon's new fashion bible spotlights LA designers."—Grazia

"Your new favourite coffee-table read is a joyous study into transatlantic apparel. Fashion in LA reads like a smooth road trip through the states. It accelerates your history knowledge, maintains speed with informative brand memoirs and shifts things up a gear with striking photography. A non-fiction hardback bursting with local pride... Upon unboxing the book one can marvel at its cover, decorated with a vibrant font and graphic photo collage... Its inch-thick spine is inscribed with a list of brands that feature inside, demonstrating the efforts Fares and Smith have gone to in order to curate this behemoth fashion bible."—_Shift magazine

"Published by preternatural maker of beautiful tomes, Phaidon, [and] digs deep into the roots of Los Angeles style, from its cache of design talent... [A] gorgeous, technicolor book."—PaperCity Dallas

"A lush tome profiling 41 L.A.-based designers."—Vogue Online