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ECHO PARK—Spring ahead and fall back with Tavin at their lingerie spring preview, just in time for Valentine’s Day. For your peeking and purchasing pleasure: a beautiful collection of vintage 1930s/1940 bras, slips, knickers, slips and dressing gowns, all in impeccable condition. And naturally, there will be chocolate, champagne?and a 10% discount. 1543 Echo Park Ave. [Racked Inbox]
MELROSE—Coco de Mer is, of course, all about Valentine’s Day decadence. They’re laying it on thick tomorrow night with Chanteuse Lingerie, champagne, cupcakes, and Leila Bazzani's vintage burlesque extravaganza. Be sure to RSVP to email@example.com tonight if you want to attend. Party is from 7pm to 9:30pm, 8618 Melrose [Racked Inbox]
DOWNTOWN—Three words: chocolate trunk show! It's Chocolate Meets Fashion, showcasing Artisan Chocolate such as chocolate shoes, lips, hearts and boxes of candy from Madame Chocolat of Beverly Hills. Thursday from 3:00pm to 9:00pm at the FIDM Museum Shop. 919 S. Grand Ave. [Racked Inbox]
DOWNTOWN—If you needed a reason to be temperate about the chocolate consumption, how about a Pleasure Doing Business sample sale—you know, all those hot, slinky, TIGHT bandage skirts? Prices start at just $10. It's Friday, from 9am to 6pm. Cash only. 2042 Bay St. [Racked Inbox]