CITYWIDE: Fashion's Night Out, an annual event in which stores stay open late and throw parties for shoppers, is being called off. Founders Vogue and the CFDA have decided to continue FNO in Europe, but are putting it on "hiatus" in the States so brands and designers can focus their time and money on other endeavors.
WEST HOLLYWOOD: Melinda Maria got her first big Hollywood break, by fashion standards, when actress Hayden Panettiere was photographed wearing a pair of her earrings. Now celebrities are seen wearing her work daily. She sat down with Racked to discuss her career path, inspirations and more.
THE GROVE: Model Coco Rocha was in town this week to promote her new gig as the face of Banana Republic's retro-inspired collab with Mad Men costume designer Janie Bryant. Regarding LA style, she had this to say: "The girls here are adventurous dressers and ready to make a statement -- I like that."
· Racked LA [Official Site]