Agenda Loft Hosts a Designer Open House to Bring Together LA’s Fashion Designers Featuring a Presentation by Designer Isabelle Donola

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Agenda Loft, a multi-purpose event space in the historic San Fernando Building, located in the heart of trendy Downtown LA, hosts a fashion designer open house with a special presentation by designer Isabelle Donola on January 20, 2011 from 6-10 P.M. at 400 S. Main Street Studio 601.

The founders of Agenda Loft (, Kaylene Peoples and Arun Nevader, are pleased to announce their fashion designer open house, which will be held on January 20, 2011. Agenda Loft has reached out to over 1,800 Los Angeles-based designers in an effort to bring the LA fashion community together. Designer Isabelle Donola ( will stage a fashion presentation of her 2011 line at the Agenda Loft LA Designer Open House. From her family roots in artisan crafts to running the streets of Brazil as a champion skateboarder, Isabelle Donola brings to her designs a provocative and eclectic blend of 3D-based contemporary urban styling and impeccable couture, featuring original patterns, draping, and elegant sewing. Her ready-to-wear and couture pieces reflect that delicate influence of the old on the new in ways that define fashion as a timeless statement for beauty today.

“Fashion, as all art, is a process that finds new expression in old forms, constantly creating and recreating newer forms. When we think of ‘fashion’ we think of ‘today’. I am flattered and excited to be showing at this important Agenda Loft event, where the entire LA fashion community has the chance to connect in the heart of the city.”—Isabelle Donola, Fashion Designer

Agenda Loft offers a beautiful, fully functional, yet affordable venue to showcase designer's collections just in time for LA Fashion Week and beyond. The designer open house will run from 6:00 PM to10:00 PM. The new, multi-purpose event space is located at 400 S. Main Street, in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles’s Old Bank District. Agenda Loft is 1,400 square feet complete with a state-of-the-art fashion runway set-up, runway and theatrical lighting, photo and video studio services, high-end sound system, full kitchen, event seating, conference table, office support services and equipment, and a 60” Sony flat-panel LED TV.

Agenda Loft offers a complete facility with all the equipment and amenities necessary for staging work or events—including the photography expertise of Co-founder Arun Nevader who brings with him media syndication. Agenda Loft offers event packages that include worldwide photo syndication, guaranteed press coverage, and red carpet upon request. Agenda Loft not only provides space to house an event, but also comes complete with the full event planning capabilities of its team, with its roster of DJs, musicians, models, and more.

Agenda Loft also serves as home to Agenda Magazine ( and non-profit organization, Agenda Foundation ( The space is available for rent for fashion designer shows, trunk shows, performance art, casting calls, photo/video shoots, visual art exhibitions, workshops, film or TV series screenings, pop-up shops, private parties, and many other types of events. This intimate affordable performance, event, or exhibition space seats 50 guests with standing room for an additional 50 people.

Agenda Loft has recently hosted events for fashion designer Lauren Elaine, private cocktail parties, and charity benefits. Upcoming events will include Kevan Hall’s Spring 2011 fashion event on January 19, French painter Michael Stervinou’s art exhibition opening on February 2, and fashion designer Amy Marie Goetz’s runway show on February 3.

So, if you are a fashion or accessory designer looking for a classy, intimate venue with the backdrop of Downtown LA’s skyline in the heart of the Old Bank District, Agenda Loft invites you to join us for food, wine, and fashion on Thursday, January 20, 2011 between 6 PM and 10 PM.

Agenda Loft Co-Founders Kaylene Peoples and Arun Nevader

Kaylene Peoples is the founder and editor in chief of Agenda Magazine, an online fashion and lifestyle magazine that has been telling the story behind the story since June 2004. Peoples is also the founder and CEO of Agenda Foundation, a 501 (c) 3. Its mission is to enhance the quality of life for youth in foster care by providing them with the opportunity to express themselves through filmmaking. Inherent in this mission is Agenda Foundation's responsibility to reshape distorted images of society by providing socially conscious cinema.

Arun Nevader is a former lecturer in the College of Engineering at Berkeley. He has worked as a leading contributing photographer for WireImage, FilmMagic, and Getty Images, covering fashion and entertainment events both here and abroad. He continues to work as a photographer for Getty Images and Dan Lecca, as he covers high-profile fashion events during major U.S. fashion weeks. Nevader’s syndicated photography has appeared in major publications including People, Vogue, Vogue Paris, The Wall Street Journal, Glamour, Newsweek, and more. He is currently the managing editor for Agenda Magazine and serves on Agenda Foundation’s board.

Agenda Loft is located at 400 S. Main Street, Suite 601, Los Angeles, CA 90013, and on the web at For more information about Agenda Loft or the January 19, January 20 and/or February 2-3 events, or to inquire about rental rates and all associated event logistics and details, please contact Anna Ferguson at 1 (877) 327-2656, or email her at info(at)stilettomarketing(dot)com. Space bookings can also be made at Kaylene Peoples and Arun Nevader are both available for comment and for interviews.


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