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CULVER CITY—Bored with pop-up shops? Might a karaeoke dance party change your mind? Poketo thinks it might, which is why the brand is choosing to fete its shop-in-shop at Royal T Cafe (8910 Washington Blvd) with exactly this kind of affair. The design company, which melds of-the-moment art with "fun, accessible" products, will be setting up shop on Saturday with a 25% off sale, gift bags for the first 50 customers, new products and workshops from artists James Gulliver Hancock and APAK, plus Japanese street food to eat. The dancing and karaeoke come later, on July 10. Saturday's fun lasts from 11am-4pm. [RackedWire]
SILVER LAKE—Gallery-boutique hybrid Ghettogloss (2380 Glendale Blvd) is upping its Silver Lake sticks and moving to an as-yet-undisclosed Melrose Ave location. If you want to find out exactly where the new gallery will be, stop by their farewell shindig tonight from 8pm-12pm—or, if you think you already know, comment on Ghettogloss' Facebook page with a the cross street for your chance to win a prize. [RackedWire]
EVERYWHERE—When our fashion-minded children look back on the year 2009, they're going to remember it as the era when pants went insane. Submitted for addition to the Pantswatch '09 folder: Anzevino and Florence's lace-up bike shorts. If you do bike in them, try to keep the bows away from your spokes. [Is Mental via Racked NY]