AZROUEL’S ENCORE: Yigal Azrouël will mount his first Los Angeles fashion show, a reprise of his spring 2012 collection shown in New York, on Oct. 26 as part of Arcade boutique owner Rochelle Gores Fredston’s 2nd Annual Autumn Party on The London West Hollywood rooftop. The party, hosted by Gores Fredston’s own young professional charity group, Philanthropic Society Los Angeles benefits Children’s Institute Inc. and boasts an event committee including Alessandra Ambrosio, Eva Amurri, Bradley Cooper, Cameron Diaz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Peter Facinelli, Jennie Garth, Lukas Haas, Josie Maran, Kimberly Ovitz, Jeremy Piven, Lindsay Price, Gelila Assefa Puck, Alex Rodriguez, Amy Smart and Rumer Willis.
Gores Fredston, daughter of The Gores Group founder Alec E. Gores, is used to being surrounded by the Tinseltown set at her store, favored by fashion-forward actresses looking for niche brands like Preen, Brochu Walker and of course, Yigal Azrouël.
This story first appeared in the October 5, 2011 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.