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About US

OnLaVe Signature Productions is a boutique fashion event production and consulting group based in Los Angeles.  We take a strategic and creative approach to each project to ensure our clients’ vision shines through at every step. Our consulting services include industry education, runway choreography, model training and development, event production, hosting and mentoring.  

In 2010, while modeling and working production for a fashion entertainment group, Co-Founders Ontwanet Moran, Alana Smith and Lauren Venise quickly  realized that their shared passion and individual strengths would make for a powerful partnership and OnLaVe was formed.

OnLaVe delivers seamless results by weaving our clients’ brand into a distinguished and memorable production while collaborating with top creatives and talents in the fashion, beauty, and entertainment industries.  Our aim is to celebrate the diversity of the fashion industry and inspire a generation of fashion lovers.


For companies, non-profits, models and industry creatives, 


Model Casting

Model Selection



Runway Choreography


Concept Development

Music Selection


Show Layout/Format

Production Staff

Hair/Makeup Team



One-On-One Runway Training

Group Runway Training

Model Workshops

Youth Mentoring

Corporate Workshops



Ontwanet Moran | Managing Partner, Strategic Partnerships & Events

Ontwanet has been modeling in the fashion industry  for over 13 years, both in print and runway. She was an Ebony Fashion Fair model for 3 years traveling across the U.S and overseas doing over 180 shows each year. While wearing couture pieces by notable designers such as Ana Sui, Vivienne Westwood, Kevin Hall, and Christian La Croix she developed a sophisticated fashion standard that she brings to OnLave. During her last year with Ebony, she was also an assistant to the commentator and business manager where she gained valuable behind the scenes experience. Ontwanet has a Bachelor's degree in Business Marketing from California State University, Long Beach and is a Real Estate Agent. With her passion for people, business, and fashion Ontwanet is one of the three dynamic sparks that make OnLaVe Signature Productions.

 Alana Smith | Managing Partner, Public Relations, Marketing, and Social Media

Alana is an educator by trade, and finds inspiration in working with youth and teaching models how to command the runway. She has modeled professionally in Los Angeles and Miami for over 10 years and has the keen ability to lead by example, develop new talent, and navigate multi-media platforms. As a licensed School Psychologist she is experienced in  consultation, assessment, and clinical counseling which helps to maintain organization, trust and communication in a fast paced fashion industry. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Miami and a Masters Degree in Educational Psychology from Loyola Marymount University. Alana also indulges in watching You Tube tutorials, going to the beach and making smoothies with her son.

Lauren Venise | Managing Partner, Finance and Operations

Lauren has successfully worked in service and hospitality management for 12 years. While working with Hillstone Restaurant Group she has mastered the formula of creating memorable experiences, through great hospitality, service, and food. This invaluable experience has aided Lauren in managing events, creative development and systems control. She gained creative influence from her mother who is a fashion designer and since the age of 5, Lauren has danced and trained professionally in ballet and modern dance. Subsequently, she earned AA Degrees in Liberal Studies and Theater Arts from West Los Angeles College. As a model, Lauren has been featured in LA Fashion Week, Project Ethos, and AIU Los Angeles fashion show for designers such as Korto Momolu, Angela Dean, Ana Sui, Mui Mui, Ed Hardy, and Cynthia Steffe.



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Our signature OnLaVe T-shirt in white featuring the purple OnLave logo w/company tag words on back.

TOte Bag


Our signature OnLaVe tote bag featuring the the purple OnLaVe logo w/company tag words on bottom.



This kit contains a curated collection of 10 model essentials to ensure your are always runway ready!



“My favorite part of working with OnLaVe was their professionalism and talent.  They are a great one-stop shop for production”
– Kim Kimble, Hair Stylist @kimblehaircare

“Making young women feel supported and welcomed. OnLaVe is not judgmental or snobby women in the industry. They actually are welcoming and have a "big sister" feel to their time spent with others.”
- Sabrina Aryadad - Freelance Runway and Print Model @arya_bri

“OnLaVe exudes professionalism, style, positive attitudes. I love how easy it was for them to understand and display my vision on the runway!”
- Gaynelle Winston White designer and owner Philthy Ragz @philthyragz

“OnLaVe excels in unique and creative runway choreography, creating clear, and informational show breakdown grids, keeping open lines of communication, and keeping things running smoothly backstage during the event. They also are great at keeping calm under pressure, and have witty and innovative problem-solving solutions.”
- Nikol Davis, Founder - NIKOL Talent Group @nikoltalentgrp

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“They have pleasant attitudes, are easy to work with, professional and know what they are doing. OnLaVe is completely prepared for all elements of a production; from concept to running the show.”
-Madeline K Smith - Fashion Designer/Stylist @madelinekcouture

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Phone: (213) 761-8773

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