Events guide: MAGIC afterparties fall 2012

A cotton suit from Klitho of Los Angeles on display at the MAGIC Marketplace trade event at Mandalay Bay on Wednesday.
Photo: Justin M. Bowen

If you don’t have a shiny badge for the MAGIC fashion tradeshow and its many spin-offs, you can still get in on all of the stylish mixers and afterparties. Check out the top local and international brands as their reps wind down after a long day on the convention floor.

Sunday, August 19:

Pre MAGIC mixer: Party at Ghostbar with some of the top brands who'll be showcasing at MAGIC including local brands Hippo Esthetics and Civilian. The first 100 guests to mention #STASH at the door will receive a gift bag.

Monday, August 20:

Trukfit MAGIC party: Filter 1 OAK hosts the Official Trukfit MAGIC party featuring a special performance from Lil Wayne and guest DJ Stevie J.

POOL Tradeshow opening night party: Filter Magazine and S.O.TERIK host the official POOL Tradeshow opening night party at the Foundation Room at Mandalay Bay. The event will feature live performances by Zola Jesus, Escort and RAC and will celebrate the launch of the lines T*RANT CHIL*LA and Chop Siouxy. RSVP here.

Downtown Takeover: Insert Coin(s) presents the Downtown Takeover, a party for MAGIC attendees and “in-the-know locals,” highlighting local clothing and shoe company Feature. Enjoy music from Miss Joy, duwopROSE, DJ 88, DJ Rich Medina and Anthony Valadez of LA’s KCRW.

MAGIC discount at PBR: PBR Rock Bar & Grill inside Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood offers a discount to fashion insiders that attend MAGIC Monday, Aug. 20, until Thursday, Aug. 23. During the convention, tradeshow attendees can cash in on a 10 percent discount off their bill with their MAGIC badge.

Tuesday, August 21:

Fashion Alley at Get Back Alley: Downtown Films and Las Vegas Fashion Lab host Fashion Alley—a party at Get Back Alley (behind Downtown Cocktail Room) that will feature models in locally designed clothing and accessories and music from Red Eye Radio, DJ Ladyfingers and DJ Kid Conrad.

Scrapbook Originals’ MAGIC party: After the convention, head to Scrapbook Originals’ MAGIC party, hosted by Catt Sadler. Enjoy music from Jay Sean and Skylar Grey.

MAGIC afterparty at the Venetian: V Bar at the Venetian offers happy hour specials until midnight for attendees at their MAGIC afterparty. Enjoy sounds by DJ Shy and bottle specials starting at $200.

Wan Wear Fashion Festival: MAGIC attendees can enjoy free admission to the Wan Wear Fashion Festival at Oracle Mansion, hosted by "The Diva of Flava," Joy LaShawn. Enjoy special performances by Emaculent, OWEY and CeCe Rayne, plus a special appearance by Nas at midnight. To RSVP, email [email protected]

YUMS MAGIC afterparty: The official YUMS MAGIC afterparty at Mix Lounge at Mandalay Bay features exclusive giveaways from YUMS.

DXC MAGIC party: DXC is back, showcasing the best in sneakers and street wear. Enjoy live performances by XV with special guests Ayelogics, Nick Ngo, [email protected], Louis V, Show Tyme, SK4MC and Flip Major, plus a three on three basketball tournament, giveaways and a chance to check out the Shoezeum.

Wednesday, August 22:

Get Wet pool party: The Gallery Los Angeles, the event production and marketing firm that produces Los Angeles Fashion Weekend, is hosting its annual pool party fashion bash, "Get Wet," in Las Vegas. Enjoy an open bar from 6-8 p.m. with Little Black Dress Vodka and Lovoka plus beauty bars provided by Wella and Napoleon Perdis.

Snitch MAGIC party: Snitch Wednesdays at Ghostbar presents a MAGIC party, hosted by Civilian Clothing, featuring Sex Panther, M!KEATTACK and a special performance from Lexo the Great.

Tits Magic Closing Party: Model Brittany Dailey hosts the Tits Clothing Magic Closing Party at LAX featuring music from DJ Gusto.


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