In just a few days, ComplexCon will take over the Long Beach Convention Center for the fourth straight year. While many attendees will be eager to get their hands on all of the limited collaborations, Los Angeles also has an impressive crop of up-and-coming designers that should not be overlooked. Warner and Waverly Watkins of Brownstone, Brenda Equihua of Equihua, Zach Kinninger of Basketcase, and Esper of Come Back as a Flower are all young designers establishing a place for themselves in the competitive L.A. fashion market.

All four will be featured at ComplexCon’s Los Angeles “Brands to Watch” installation on the weekend of Nov. 2. We spoke with each of them about how they got their start, what they have planned for Long Beach, and more.

Our fourth annual ComplexCon in Long Beach takes place Nov. 2-3 at the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center. For more info and tickets, click here