Events: Downtown Fashion Walk starts Aug. 20
Thirty boutiques and fashion-related businesses inaugurate Downtown Fashion Walk, a new monthly event to be held every third Thursday starting Aug. 20. Participating designers include Fremont, Skin Graft, Elmer Avenue, Soulful Commandoe plus boutiques Monuments, Blends, Engels and the Ed Hardy Outlet. DeepGlamour.net hosts a hat show from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Farmers & Merchants Bank Building (401 S. Main St.) featuring chapeaus by Stella Dottir, Louise Green and Arturo Rios and a book signing by "Project Runway's" Andrae Gonzalo and Kate Hahn. Those wearing a hat are eligible for a door prize.
Spring and Main streets between 4th and 5th. Los Angeles. 5:30 to 10 p.m. Aug. 20. www.downtownfashionwalk.com
-- Max Padilla